Middlebury's Davis & Potter Earn CoSIDA Academic All-America Honors

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Courtesy of Middlebury Sports Information

MIDDLEBURY, Vt. - Middlebury College men's soccer players Peter Davis (Oreland, Pa.) and Ben Potter (Evanston, Ill.) have been named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-American Teams. Davis garnered Second Team laurels, while Potter was a Third Team selection. Davis and Potter are the 12th and 13th student-athletes in Middlebury's history to achieve the accolade and the eighth and ninth since 2014. The duo helped lead the Panthers to a 10-4-3 mark and played in the NCAA Tournament.

Davis is a two-time all-district honoree and owns a 3.96 GPA as an economics major. He was part of a defensive unit that ranked third in the NESCAC with a 0.56 goals against average and nine shutouts. The senior back started all 69 matches in which he appeared in while wearing the Middlebury uniform. Davis is also a three-time All-NESCAC Academic selection.

Potter was also an all-district recipient and boasts a 3.95 GPA as an economics major. He led the team and ranked fifth in the NESCAC in goals (6) and was tied for the team lead and was seventh in the conference in points (14). Potter scored goals in three of the last five matches, all of them game-winners. He enters his senior season having played in 50 matches with 32 starts, tallying 21 points on eight goals and five assists. Potter has twice been named to the All-NESCAC Academic team.