PBC Releases Baseball All-Academic Team

PBC Releases Baseball All-Academic Team

AUGUSTA, GA -- The Peach Belt Conference released the baseball All-Academic team from the conference office in Augusta. The team is part of a season-long program recognizing the outstanding accomplishments of PBC student-athletes in the classroom as well as on the field. To be eligible for the All-Academic team, a student-athlete must 1) participate in at least half of his/her team’s events and be either a starter or significant contributor; 2) achieved a 3.30 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) and 3) completed at least one full academic year at his or her current institution. The Peach Belt Conference Sports Information Directors oversee and select the teams.

Founded in 1991, the Peach Belt Conference is home to 29 NCAA Division II National Championships. 13 member institutions in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida and Alabama compete in 13 championship sports. 2009-10 members are Augusta State University, Armstrong Atlantic State University, Clayton State University, Columbus State University, Flagler College, Francis Marion University, Georgia College & State University, Georgia Southwestern State University, Lander University, University of Montevallo, North Georgia College & State University, University of North Carolina at Pembroke and the University of South Carolina Aiken.

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2012 Baseball All-Academic Team

Player School Year Hometown GPA Major
Mike Barnhill Armstrong Jr. Lake Forest, Calif. 3.47 Liberal Studies
Kenny Bellavance
North Georgia Jr. Stone Mountain, Ga.
3.96 Business Finance
Jordan Erisman North Georgia Sr. Lawrenceville, Ga. 3.76 Business
Patrick Grady Lander Soph. Pompano Beach, Fla. 4.00 Biology
Josh Haley UNC Pembroke Sr. Jackson Springs, N.C. 3.50 Exercise & Sport Science
Devon Hellett Flagler Sr. Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. 3.70 Business Administration
Derek Hooper North Georgia Jr. Sharpsburg, Va. 3.78 Business Management
Erik Lunde Lander Soph. Pompano Beach, Fla. 3.50 Mass Communications
Eitan Maoz UNC Pembroke Sr. Ottawa, Ontario 3.87 Exercise & Sports Science
Thomas McLeod USC Aiken Sr. Chapin, S.C. 3.71 Exercise & Sports Science
Ryan Milewski USC Aiken Jr. West Boylston, Mass. 3.66 Business Administration
Clayton Miller Armstrong Soph. Augusta, Ga. 3.36 Rehabilitation Sciences
Kenny Miller Columbus St. Soph. Lilburn, Ga. 3.80 Mathematics
A.J. Nunziato Lander Sr. Setauket, N.Y. 3.95 Physical Science
Heath Peterson Montevallo Sr. Phenix City, Ala. 3.37 Kinesiology
Cody Powell Armstrong Soph. Locust Grove, Ga. 3.34
Heine Rivera Georgia College Jr. Fayetteville, Ga. 3.68 Biology
John Sgromolo Flagler Sr. Fleming Island, Fla. 3.31 Business Administration
Buddy Sosnoskie Francis Marion Sr. Statesville, N.C. 3.38 Marketing
Tyler Stephan USC Aiken Jr. Louisville, Ky. 3.72 Communications

Honorable Mention: Austin Dubberly, Montevallo; Tyler Daniel, Georgia Southwestern; Max Gagnon, UNC Pembroke; Justin Appel, Augusta State; Kip Custer, Augusta State; Jarrod Taylor, Georgia Southwestern