Three Cowboys Named Academic All-District

Three Cowboys Named Academic All-District
ABILENE, Texas – Hardin-Simmons had three football players – Nico Francino, Trent Walker and Conlan Aguirre - named to the 2015 Division III/CoSIDA all-district VIII team as voted on by the sports information directors in the district, which includes Texas, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Washington, Oregon and California.

Francino is a repeat winner. The junior kicker/punter has a 3.49 GPA as a pre-engineering major. He also leads the nation in punting at 43.6 yards per kick.
Walker, a senior defensive end from Plainview, made the team with a 3.63 GPA as an education/social studies major. He is second on the team with 6.5 sacks.

Aguirre, a junior defensive back out of Abilene, makes the team with a 3.94 as a math major. He has 39 tackles and six pass break ups this season.

All three will go on the national ballot for All-American accolades.

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