The United Soccer Coaches association has announced that Luther College junior Aidan O'Driscoll (Minneapolis, Minn./Benilde-St. Margaret's) has been named a 2017 Division III Scholar All-America. Thirty-seven student-athletes were named, 12 on the first team, 11 on the second team and 14 on the third team. O'Driscoll was a second team honoree.
Student-athletes receiving Scholar All-America recognition met the following criteria: Must have a 3.30 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) or better throughout career; Started more than 50 percent of all games during the 2017 season and significantly contribute to their team; Nominated by head coach of current College Services member institution; Junior or above in academic standing; and, if a transfer student, in second year at school.
This honor falls on the heels of O'Driscoll being named all-Iowa Conference, second team all-North Region and Iowa Conference Falls Sports All-Academic Team earlier this fall. He is a English major with a grade-point-average of 3.49.