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, University of North Georgia, University of North Carolina at Pembroke, the University of South Carolina Aiken and Young Harris College.
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2012-13 Baseball All-Academic Team
|David Atwood||Young Harris||Jr.||Waynesville, N.C.||3.829||Biology|
|Ty Barkell||USC Aiken||Soph.||Denver, Colo.||3.786||Business Administration|
|Kenny Bellavance||North Georgia||Sr.||Stone Mountain, Ga.||3.97||Business Finance|
|Danny Brown||Flagler||Soph.||Fort Myers, Fla.||3.72||Psychology|
|Travis Donahoo||Young Harris||Jr.||Knoxville, Tenn.||3.803||English|
|Austin Dubberly||Montevallo||Sr.||Helena, Ala.||3.688||Business Management|
|Bill Gerstenslager||USC Aiken||Sr.||Solon, Ohio||3.756||Business Administration|
|Patrick Grady||Lander||Jr.||Pompano Beach, Fla.||3.83||Biology|
|Dalton Gress||Francis Marion||Jr.||Aiken, S.C.||3.973||Finance|
|Derek Hooper||North Georgia||Sr.||Sharpsburg, Ga.||3.69||Business Management|
|William Leatherwood||Young Harris||Soph.||Canton, N.C.||3.943||Biology|
|Jay Laurienzo||Flagler||Sr.||Tampa, Fla.||3.75||Political Science|
|Ryan Milewski||USC Aiken||Sr.||West Boylston, Mass.||3.670||Business Administration|
|Clayton Miller||Armstrong||Jr.||Augusta, Ga.||3.449||Rehabilitation Sciences|
|Adam Moore||Young Harris||Jr.||Kennesaw, Ga.||3.769||Business & Public Policy|
|Oliver Pratt||Young Harris||Jr.||Dacula, Ga.||3.815||History|
|Vinny Rodriguez||Montevallo||Soph.||Birmingham, Ala.||3.478||Pre-Med|
|Randall Sheffield||Ga. Southwestern||Sr.||Panama City Beach, Fla.||3.625||Management|
|Tyler Stephan||USC Aiken||Sr.||Louisville, Ky.||3.748||Communications|
|Zack Willoughby||Montevallo||Soph.||Boaz, Ala.||3.854||Business Management|
Honorable Mention: Frank Ambrosino, Georgia Southwestern; Justin Appel, Augusta State; Jacob Beauchamp, North Georgia; Daniel Bick, Georgia College; Andrew Brodbeck, Flagler; Les Cromer, Georgia Southwestern; Kip Custer, Augusta State; R.J. Dennard, Armstrong; Zade Denton, UNC Pembroke; Austin Dunn, Lander; Max Gagnon, UNC Pembroke; Chris Hyatt, Lander; Weston Lawling, Lander; Erik Lunde, Lander; Casey Maloney, Armstrong; Hart Mizell, Columbus State; Travis Naraine, North Georgia; Jarrod Taylor, Georgia Southwestern; Tom Valichka, Young Harris.