Matt Sullivan '13 Named First Team Capital One Academic All-American

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Providence, R.I. – Brown senior guard Matt Sullivan (Wilmette, IL) has been named to the Capital One Academic All-America Division I Men's Basketball Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Director's of America.

Sullivan joins Aaron Craft from Ohio State, Kelly Olynyk from Gonzaga, Mason Plumlee from Duke, and Cody Zeller from Indiana on the Academic All-American First Team.

Sullivan is the first Brown basketball player to earn first team Academic All-American honors since Jim Turner in 1986.

An economics major with a perfect 4.0 G.P.A., Sullivan is averaging 14.4 points and 4.6 rebounds per game for the Bears. Sullivan is the Ivy League's third leading scorer, and he recently tossed in a career high 27 points, including the game-winning trey, against Columbia.

A two-year team captain, Sullivan has connected on 157 career three-pointers, seventh best in Brown basketball history. Sullivan, who has started in 86 of 111 career games played, is chasing 1,000 career points. He needs 46 points with six games to play.

 
 
 

FIRST TEAM

Name                                School                    Yr.  Hometown                  GPA    Major

Aaron Craft (1)                 Ohio State               Jr.   Findlay, Ohio                 3.92     Nutrition (Pre-Med)

Kelly Olynyk                      Gonzaga                 Jr.   Kamloops, B.C., Can.    3.53     Accounting

Mason Plumlee (1)             Duke                        Sr.   Warsaw, Ind.                3.36     Psychology

Matthew Sullivan (3)     Brown                     Sr.   Wilmette, Ill.                   4.00     Economics

Cody Zeller                        Indiana                     So.  Washington, Ind.           3.44     Business

 

SECOND TEAM

Name                                School                   Yr.  Hometown                  GPA    Major

Ben Averkamp                  Loyola (Ill.)              Sr.   Germantown, Wis.        3.80     Biology

Matthew Dellavedova (1)  Saint Mary's (Cal.)  Sr.   Maryborough, Australia 3.40     Psychology

Nathan Healy                     Appalachian State  Sr.   New Bern, N.C.             3.99     Management

Peyton Siva                       Louisville                 Sr.   Seattle, Wash.              3.37     Sociology

Andrew Smith                   Butler                      Sr.   Zionsville, Ind.               3.54     Finance

 

THIRD TEAM

Name                                School                   Yr.  Hometown                  GPA    Major

Jordan Hulls                      Indiana                    Gr.  Bloomington, Ind.           3.49     Athletic Admin.

Mike Muscala                     Bucknell                  Sr.   Roseville, Minn.             3.36     Management

Marc Trasolini                    Santa Clara             Gr.  Vancouver, B.C.           3.60     Finance

Mathias Ward                    Montana                  Gr.  Gig Harbor, Wash.        3.69     Business (M.B.A.)

Darren White                     Campbell                 Sr.   Danville, Va.                  3.66     Information Security & Tech.

 

Academic All-America® Team Member of the Year:  Aaron Craft, Ohio State

 

(1)                    Capital One Academic All-America® Division I first team selection in 2011-12

(3)          Capital One Academic All-America® Division I third team selection in 2011-12