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Moritz named Google Cloud Academic All-American
Courtesy: Southern Conference
Release: 06/07/2018
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Courtesy: UNCG

AUSTIN, Texas – UNCG center fielder and sixth round pick of the 2018 MLB Draft Andrew Moritz was named to the Google Cloud Academic All-America Division I Baseball team as announced Thursday afternoon. This is the second-straight season that Moritz has earned Academic All-American honors. He is a second team selection this season after being a first team honoree a year ago.

The junior outfielder was second in the nation with a .428 batting average this season. He was named the Southern Conference’s Player of the Year and led the league with 61 RBI. Moritz set a new school record by tripling 10 times this season. The junior swiped 12 bases and earned a .991 fielding percentage and reached base in a school-record 47-straight games to close the year. Moritz earned a 3.89 GPA while majoring in accounting during his time at UNCG.

FIRST TEAM
Pos.    Name                               School                                             GPA          Yr.       Major
P       Matt Ball                    United States Military Academy                 3.99           Sr.      Electrical Engineering
P       Nick Sandlin (3)         University of Southern Mississippi           3.91           Sr.      Construction Engineering Technology
C       Alex Holderbach         Eastern Kentucky University                    3.89           Jr.      Physical Education
IF       Nick Grande               Stony Brook University                            4.00           So.     Politics
IF       Justin Jones (2)            Georgia State University                       4.11           Sr.      Health & Physical Education
IF       Jake McKenzie            University of Texas                                3.95           Sr.      Petroleum Engineering
IF       Simon Whiteman         Yale University                                       3.99           Jr.      Chemical Engineering
OF     Stephen Born (3) ($)    U.S. Naval Academy                             3.80           Sr.      Operations Research
OF     Devlin Granberg         Dallas Baptist University                         4.00           Sr.      Kinesiology
OF     Jayse McLean             North Dakota State University               4.00           Sr.      Mechanical Engineering
DH     Will Haueter              Northern Kentucky University                  4.00           Sr.      Finance 

SECOND TEAM
Pos.    Name                               School                                        GPA         Yr.       Major
P       Dylan Moore (2) (#)    Louisiana                                            4.00           Sr.      Political Science / Pre-Law
P       Ben Morrison              Western Kentucky University             4.00           Sr.      Biology / Pre-Med
C       Collin Braithwaite        Illinois State University                      3.97           Sr.      Spanish
IF       Nolan Bumstead          CSUN                                              3.90           Sr.      Engineering
IF       Trevor Putzig (2)         Tennessee Tech University              3.75           Sr.      Finance
IF       Rafael Ramirez           Grambling State University               3.88           So.     Kinesiology
IF       Andrew Valichka         North Carolina Central University     4.00           Sr.      Behavioral & Social Sciences
OF     Andrew Moritz (1)       UNCG                                                3.89           Jr.      Accounting
OF     Gehrig Parker             Butler University                                3.99           Sr.      Sports Media
OF     Hunter Phillips             Alabama State                                  4.00           Jr.      Computer Info Systems
DH     Nico Mascia                University of Tennessee                   3.99           Jr.      Biomolecular Engineering 

THIRD TEAM
Pos.    Name                        School                                               GPA           Yr.       Major
P       Jake Bird                     UCLA                                                  3.62           Sr.      Economics
P       Jeff Gottesman           Bucknell University                              4.00           Jr.      Accounting & Financial Management
C       Ryan Jeffers               UNCW                                                 3.64           Jr.      Physics
IF       Aaron Aucker              Middle Tennessee State University    3.44           Sr.      Biology
IF       Chase Chambers        Tennessee Tech University                3.50           Sr.      Mechanical Engineering
IF       Micah Coffey               University of Minnesota                      3.84           Sr.      Human Resource Development
IF       Joe Provenzano (3)     McNeese State University                  3.76           Sr.      Finance / Accounting
OF     Isaac Feldstein            University of Connecticut                    3.96/3.98   Gr.     Financial Risk Management
OF     Sam Fuller                  St. Bonaventure University                  3.99           Jr.      Biology / History
OF     Nick Howie                  Eastern Kentucky University               4.00           So.     Finance
DH     Richard Cunningham     Baylor University                              3.83/3.89   Gr.     Finance (UG) / Business Admin. (G) 

Google Cloud Academic All-America® of the Year: Devlin Granberg, Dallas Baptist
(1) – CoSIDA Academic All-America® Division I first team selection in 2017
(2) – CoSIDA Academic All-America® Division I second team selection in 2017
(3) – CoSIDA Academic All-America® Division I third team selection in 2017
(#) – CoSIDA Academic All-America® Division I first team selection in 2016
($) – CoSIDA Academic All-America® Division I third team selection in 2016

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