Trace Caton is the Utes' team captain this season.
Feb. 19, 2003
SALT LAKE CITY - Utah senior forward Trace Caton has been named to the Verizon Academic All-District VIII team. Caton was joined on the team by Jason Blair of San Diego, Carl English of Hawaii, Shawn Redhage of Arizona State and Blake Stepp of Gonzaga.
Caton, the Utes' team captain, has started all 24 games this season, averaging 4.7 points, 2.8 rebounds and 2.0 assists in 29.1 minutes per game. The Alamosa, Colo., native has a 3.71 GPA in Spanish and has regularly appeared on the Dean's List and honor roll.
The team was voted on by CoSIDA members from within the District VIII states of Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Oregon, Utah and Washington, and the provinces of British Columbia and Yukon.
The all-district selections advance to the national ballot. The 2003 Verizon Academic All-America team will be announced March 6. Utah has had four Academic All-America honorees during Rick Majerus' 14-year tenure.
2003 Verizon Academic All-District VIII
Jason Blair F Sr. San Diego 3.59 Business Admin. Trace Caton F Sr. Utah 3.71 Spanish Carl English G Jr. Hawaii 3.28 Liberal Studies Shawn Redhage F Sr. Arizona State 3.61 Construction Science Blake Stepp G Jr. Gonzaga 3.21 Business Admin.