Cole Earns Academic Honor
Brent Cole has been named a CoSIDA/ESPN Academic All-American, according to a release from CoSIDA. Cole was named Second Team All-District 7 of the College Division and currently holds a grade point average of 3.59. He is an elementary education major and currently leads the Tigers in scoring and rebounding. Cole is the second Doane Tiger to receive this honor in school history, joining Justin Feerhusen who received a similar honor in men's soccer this past fall.
The college division consists of teams from NCAA Division II and III as well as NAIA and junior college teams. Cole was one of three NAIA players to earn First, Second or Third Team honors with a total of 15 student-athletes being honored in District 7.
Cole will also be nominated for NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors which will be released in March. He was on the 2006 NAIA Scholar-Athlete list.