AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Peach Belt Conference (PBC) announced its PBC Baseball All-Academic Team Friday, with No. 27 Georgia College baseball putting one on the team and another earning Honorable Mention status.
Catcher Steve Hazel (Kentwood, Mich.) took a spot on the 21-member team, the junior owning a 3.57 GPA in management. Hazel is hitting .380 with a team-high eight home runs, 40 RBI and 35 runs scored.
Shortstop Daniel Bick (Alpharetta, Ga.) earned an Honorable Mention spot for the second-straight season. Bick has hit cleanup all season, posting a .338 average with two home runs, 31 RBI and 54 runs scored.
In the six-year history of the program, the Bobcats have put 10 student-athletes on the PBC Baseball All-Academic lists.
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.
The Bobcats are back in action Saturday, April 26 at 2 p.m. eastern, traveling to the University of Montevallo.
The Georgia College Department of Athletics, two-time winners of the PBC Commissioner's Cup, sponsors 11 varsity athletic programs at the NCAA Division II level. As a Division II program, Bobcat Athletics prides itself on balancing the life of the student-athlete, evidenced by the teams' multiple appearances in post-season competition as well as documented academic success and community-service involvement. Sign up at @GCBobcats on Twitter and Facebook for up-to-the-minute reports, and visit GCBobcats.PhotoReflect.com to purchase photo prints from home athletic contests.