HELENA — Carroll College senior cornerback Drew Melton was named to the CoSIDA first-team all-American academic team.
Melton is a finance major with a double minor in accounting and business with a 3.88 grade-point average. He finished No. 1 in the NAIA in pass breakups per game at 2.3.
The Lewiston, Idaho, native finished tied for fifth in the conference with five interceptions and led the conference in pass breakups at 25. He was sixth on his team in tackles with 50.
Melton was also named a second-team all-conference corner. He helped the Saints to a 5-6 record this past season as a starter on a defense that ranked No. 1 in the Frontier in total defense.