AUSTIN, Texas – American University guard Jen Dumiak has been chosen to the Capital One Academic All-America Division I women's basketball team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
Dumiak, who is currently pursuing her master's degree in mathematics, was voted to the five-member first team. All 349 NCAA Division I institutions sponsoring women's basketball are eligible for this award.
She is the third player in program history to receive Academic All-America accolades and the first since Kate Miller, a second-team selection in 2000. Mary Klima was the first AU women's basketball player to earn Academic All-America honors as a first-team selection in 1998.
Dumiak, who currently holds a 4.0 GPA in her master's program, earned her bachelor's degree in just three years, compiling a 3.95 GPA as a mathematics & economics major. In addition to her impressive academic credentials, she has been a leader for the Eagles on the court this season as well.
A native of Carlsbad, Calif., Dumiak has led American to its third regular-season Patriot League title in program history, averaging 17.1 points, 5.4 rebounds and 6.3 assists per game. She also ranks among the nation's leaders in free throw percentage (.932), assist/turnover ratio (2.59) and assists per game.
Dumiak has also made her mark on the Eagles' record book, ranking second in career assists (448) and sixth in career points (1,315). She is also on track to set new program standards for career free throw percentage (.852) and single-season free throw percentage.