2003 Track and Field
Academic all-district honors
Borga receives second team All-District IV Verizon Academic honors
By Scott Van Eman, SID Intern
June 2, 2003
Steve Borga, a 2003 Bluffton College graduate in mathematics and computer science from New Philadelphia (New Philadelphia High School), was recently selected to the second team All-District IV Verizon Academic All-America team.
To be nominated for the Verizon Academic All-America team players must be of at least sophomore status, participated in at least 50% of the team's meets, be a starter or important reserve with legitimate athletic credentials as well as hold a 3.20 cumulative grade point average or better. First team All-District honorees are then eligible for All-America honors.
Borga graduated with a 3.83 GPA in the math and computer science field. He placed sixth at the conference championship in the 10,000m run, holds Bluffton's best time this season in the 5,000m run and the 10,000m run and was a member of the record-setting indoor distance medley quartet. Borga has been named academic all-conference, was a team captain in cross country and owns the highest male GPA among all Bluffton varsity student-athletes.