Courtesy: Atlantic 10 Conference

Davidson, Fordham Earn Academic Recognition from Baseball Coaches Association

By Atlantic 10 Conference

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The American Baseball Coaches Association announced that Davidson and Fordham were two of nearly 300 member college and high school programs from across the country that were awarded the 2018-19 ABCA Team Academic Excellence Award. Teams from every level of college and high school baseball were recognized with this year's award, which highlights programs coached by ABCA members that posted a GPA over 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for the entire 2018-19 academic year. 
 
For the first time, the Fordham baseball team was among the honorees, while Davidson was making it's second striaght appearance on the list.

This year, 296 college and high school programs received this year's award. In total, 95 high school teams along with 201 programs from the NCAA Div. I, II, III, NAIA, and junior college levels were recognized.
 
The American Baseball Coaches Association has a long tradition of recognizing the achievements of baseball coaches and student-athletes. The ABCA/Rawlings All-America Teams are the nation's oldest, founded in 1949, and the ABCA's awards program also includes the ABCA/Rawlings All-Region Awards, the ABCA/Diamond Regional & National Coaches of the Year and several other major awards such as the ABCA Hall of Fame and the Dave Keilitz Ethics in Coaching Award.
 

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