Calvin College senior Jordan Kramer has been named a CoSIDA Academic All-American.
Kramer has been named to the CoSIDA Academic All-America second team in the men's track and field/cross country division. He is receiving CoSIDA Academic All-America honors for the first time in his collegiate career.
2016-17 Division III CoSIDA Academic All-America Teams for Track and Field/Cross Country
Kramer is from Pewaukee, Wisconsin. He is a graduate of Lake Country Lutheran High School.
Kramer has had a standout set of seasons in cross country and track and field during the 2016-17 academic year. This past fall, Kramer claimed All-America honors with a 14th place finish at the NCAA III Cross Country Championships. He also helped the Knights capture a Great Lakes Regional title, as he took second individually at the Great Lakes Regional meet to earn Great Lakes All-Region honors. He took first at the MIAA Championships and was named the MIAA's Most Valuable Runner. He was named to the All-MIAA first team.
During the winter and spring, he helped Calvin capture MIAA titles in both indoor and outdoor track and field. During the indoor season, he captured an MIAA indoor title in the 5,000 meters to land a spot on the All-MIAA Indoor Track and Field Team. He later qualified for the NCAA III Indoor Track and Field Championships where he placed 12th in the 5,000 meters. In addition, he was named a two-time MIAA Indoor Track and Field Runner of the Week and was named to the USTFCCCA Great Lakes All-Region Indoor Track and Field Team.
At the MIAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships he placed third in the 1500 meters. He was also named to the USTFCCCA Great Lakes All-Region Outdoor Track and Field Team.
Academically, Kramer majored in philosophy at Calvin and was graduated last weekend. He was a two-time member of the USTFCCCA All-Academic Team in men's cross country.
Calvin student-athletes have now received CoSIDA Academic All-America honors 121 times.