Sheptock Named to NWCA All-Academic Team

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Jimmy Sheptock was selected to the National Wrestling Coaches Association Individual All-Academic Team, the organization announced Wednesday.

A first time honoree, Sheptock is one of the 33 NCAA All-Americans included on the team. The Northampton, Pa., native is a communications major.

The honor is another for Sheptock in a standout season in and out of the classroom. Also an All-ACC Academic team selection, Sheptock finished second at 184 pounds at the 2014 NCAA Championships, becoming the first Maryland wrestler to advance to a national final in 45 years.

The first Terp to ever achieve a No. 1 national ranking, Sheptock finished the season with a 32-1 record. He finished his career a three-time ACC Champion.

Sheptock joined seven other NCAA finalists on the squad. Harvard was honored as the top overall academic wrestling team.