Ethan Clark Selected to Capital One/ CoSIDA District 2 All-Academic Team for Second Straight Year
NEWARK, Del. -- For the second straight season, University of Delaware senior defensive end Ethan Clark (at right) has been named to the Capital One/College Sports Information Directors District 2 All-Academic football team.
Clark, an exercise physiology major from Essex Junction, Vermont (Essex High School), was among 23 players named to the team, which is comprised of NCAA Division I players at both the Football Championship Subdivision and Football Bowl Subdivision.
Student-athletes must carry a 3.3 or better grade point index, be a starter or key reserve, and be a sophomore or older. District 2 includes all schools in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Washington, D.C., Kentucky, and West Virginia.
See Archived Stories
Megan Fortunato (Fisher) - Field Hockey & Lacrosse (Delaware '00)
One of the most successful two-sport stars in University of Delaware women’s athletics history, Megan Fortunato served as captain and earned all-conference and all-region honors in both field hockey and lacrosse. One of the last student-athletes to play both sports at UD, the Hatboro, Pa. native competed in a combined 151 games, Megan led teams to a record of 92-57-4, earned all-conference honors six times, and all-region recognition four times.
She was inducted into the UD Athletics Hall of Fame in November, 2012.
What did your induction into the UD Athletics Hall of Fame mean to you?
"When I chose to play field hockey and lacrosse at Delaware, I had no idea the impact it would have on my future. The skills and life lessons my coaches instilled in me have helped me become the teacher and coach I am today. The memories and friends I have from Delaware will always hold a special place in my heart. I am so proud to be a part of the University of Delaware Athletics Family."
As a student-athlete, what brought you to the University of Delaware?
"When I visited my senior year in high school, I imediately fell in love with the campus. I attended a field hockey game and saw the intensity level the team was playing at. I knew I wanted to be a part of the program. I also liked that it was only one hour away from my home so it was far enough away from home to be independant and close enough if I needed to come home."
What do you remember most about your time as a student-athlete at the University of Delaware?
"My fondest memories of all the bus trips with both field hockey and lacrosse. We always had a great time and continually learned new things about my teammates."
See Archived Stories