CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - Senior Gavin Glenn (Adel, Iowa/ADM) has been named a CoSIDA First Team Academic All-American at quarterback. He is the 10th football player in school history to earn the award.
Joining Glenn on the team from the Iowa Conference was Central tight end Mitchell Boerm. Boerm was selected to the second team.
Glenn had a record-setting year for the Kohawks at quarterback. The Kohawks finished 10-0 in the regular season record and the outright Iowa Conference Championship. Coe College advanced to the second round of the NCAA Division III Playoffs for the third time in school history.
Glenn tossed 27 touchdown passes on the year, the most in school history. He also ranked fourth in passing efficiency (152.86) and tied for the fifth most completions in school history (192).
With 2,589 yards passing, Glenn ranked seventh in school history. He also had the eighth best completion percentage (60.6) in school history. Nationally, Glenn was 18th in the nation in passing efficiency. He ranked 22nd in the nation in yards per pass attempt and 27th in the nation in completion percentage.
Glenn finished his career ranked fourth in school history with a 146.9 career pass efficiency rating, while also ranking fifth in school history with a 60.1 career pass completion percentage. He ranks ninth in school history in career completions (253), passing yards (3,292) and passing touchdowns (33).
With Glenn's selection, Coe now has 44 CoSIDA Academic All-Americans dating back to 1974. Glenn is the first Kohawk player to earn the award since Tim Vinyard in 2000. Vinyard was also a first team quarterback selection.
Glenn was previously named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District First Team. To be eligible for the CoSIDA/Capital One Academic All-District and All-America teams, a student-athlete must have at least a 3.3 GPA, be a sophomore or higher and have attended the school for at least a year. Nominees are voted on by Sports Information Directors across the region, based on their academic and athletic accomplishments. First team all-district selections are eligible for the all-American ballot.