HUGE, well-done to Middlemass

Congratulations are in order for Sonoma State senior soccer player Ross Middlemass. He was named on Wednesday to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America First Team.
He becomes the first student-athlete in SSU history to earn First Team Academic All-America honors.
Middlemiss is also the fourth student-athlete in Seawolves’ history to be named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America team.
The others were Julie Cochran (women’s soccer, 1992), Brett Cook (men’s soccer, 2006) and Paige Dumont (baseball, 2007). All were named as third-eam selections.
Middlemiss has also been named the CCAA Offensive Player of the Year and the Daktronics West Region Player of the Year following a season that saw him lead the region in scoring with 18 goals and nine assists.
A native of Arcata, Middlemiss also carries a 3.84 GPA in biology with a minor in environmental studies.

Following is the entire ESPN squad:

ESPN The Magazine
Academic All-America

First Team – College Division
Position Name School

Goalkeeper Tom Caldwell M.I.T.
Midfielder Neil Zimmerman M.I.T.
Midfielder Benjamin Glide Worcester Polytechnic
Midfielder Jon Cremer St. Norbert
Defender Jonathan Hall Carnegie Mellon
Defender James Hayers Lynn
Defender Lee Porter Lynn
Defender Zeyad Schwen Case Western Reserve
Forward Ross Middlemiss Sonoma State
Forward Christian Therkelsen M.I.T.
Forward Luke Lennox St. John Fisher