Peppelman Named to Capital One Academic All-District 1 First Team

Peppelman will graduate ranked fifth in program history with 111 career wins (Robert Preston).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Senior wrestler Walter Peppelman has been named to the Capital One Academic All-District 1 Men's At-Large first team, the College Sports Information Directors of America announced Friday.

Peppelman will now advance to the men's at-large national ballot along with the first team honorees from the seven other districts. The 2013 CoSIDA-Capital One Academic All-America Division I Men's At-Large Teams will be announced on Thursday, June 6.

Peppelman has maintained a 3.71 GPA as a government concentrator in the Kennedy School of Government. He is a two-time NWCA All-Academic Team selection and a three-time Winter Academic All-Ivy pick.

The Harrisburg, Pa., native concluded his wrestling career in March by making his third straight appearance at the NCAA Championships. He qualified for the national tournament with a runner-up finish at the EIWA Championships and posted an overall record of 19-5, including an unblemished 13-0 mark in dual meets.

Peppelman will graduate ranked fifth in program history with 111 career wins, while his 31 pins rank third all-time. Peppelman is also a two-time All-American, a three-time EIWA placewinner, a three-time All-Ivy League selection and was voted as team captain three times by his teammates.