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Washington University Receives ABCA Academic Excellence Award

Washington University Receives ABCA Academic Excellence Award

From Washington University Athletics

The Washington University in St. Louis baseball team received the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) Team Academic Excellence Award, as announced by the organization.

WashU had a 3.469 cumulative grade point average for the 2018-19 academic year. The team featured 21 Bears who recorded a 3.50 GPA or higher for the year, including two 4.00 GPAs.

Sophomore pitcher Ryan Loutos was previously selected to the Google Cloud Academic All-America Second Team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Senior second baseman Evan Nagel and junior catcher Thomas Gardner joined Loutos on the Google Cloud Academic All-District Five Team.

WashU wrapped up the 2019 season by tying a program best 34 wins, finishing 34-7-1 overall which included the third University Athletic Association (UAA) championship in the past four years. The Red & Green hosted the NCAA Regional and totaled a program best three tournament wins.