Smith Earns Academic All-American Honors

February 11, 2009

Middlebury College men's basketball player Aaron Smith (W. Hartford, Conn.) has been named a District I Second-Team Academic All-American by CoSIDA (College Sports Information Directors Association). The senior is a film/media culture major at Middlebury, currently boasting a 3.69 GPA. Smith is entering his final weekend of NESCAC play, as the 20-2 Panthers head to Trinity and Amherst this weekend.

A second-team All-NESCAC selection a year ago, Smith is a two-time All-NESCAC Academic selection. He currently leads the team and is fourth in the NESCAC with 7.3 rebounds/game, while scoring 8.2 points/contest. Smith has a career field goal percentage of .570, with 856 points and 587 career rebounds.