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Domenico Earns All-Academic Honor

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          Release: 06/19/2013
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TULSA, Okla. – Sophomore outfielder Logan Domenico has been named to the Southland Conference All-Academic First Team, it was announced by the league office on Wednesday. Central Arkansas senior Forrestt Allday was named the SLC Student-Athlete of the Year.

Domenico holds a 3.55 GPA in finance, and started all 57 games for the Golden Eagles in 2013. The Scottsdale, Ariz., native led the team in hits (65), doubles (11) and runs (32) and was second in RBIs (33) to Jose Trevino.  His lone home run of the season came against UCA, giving the Golden Eagles a 3-2 victory.

Domenico also picked up All-Southland Tournament honors in his sophomore campaign after notching nine hits with five RBIs and four doubles in the tournament. He was also named the Southland Hitter of the Week on March 25.

Established in the 2002-03 academic year, the conference honors one student-athlete from each of the 17 championship sports who achieves excellence in academics, athletics and community/campus service.

The student-athlete of the year, selected by the league's awards committee, must have attained athletics achievement for at least two years at the nominating institution, possess at least a 3.20 cumulative GPA and demonstrate extracurricular service at his campus and or community.

The all-academic teams are voted on by the head coaches, sports information directors and academic/compliance administrators from each Southland university. Student-athletes must possess a 3.0 cumulative GPA, have completed one full academic year at the nominating institution and participated in at least 50 percent of the team's competition to qualify for the all-academic squad.

 

2013 Southland Conference Baseball All-Academic Teams

First Team

Name

University

Class

Hometown

GPA

Major

Forrestt Allday^,1

Central Arkansas

Sr.

Friendswood, Texas

3.57

Health Education

Eric Harrington1

Lamar

Gr.

Groves, Texas

3.24

Educational Leadership

Jordan Hymel1,2

Southeastern Louisiana

Sr.

Gramercy, La.

3.84

Business Administration

Darian Johnson1

Lamar

Sr.

Chandler, Ariz.

3.56

General Studies

Connor Lloyd1

McNeese State

So.

Marshall, Texas

3.84

Health Education

Anthony Azar1

Sam Houston State

Jr.

The Woodlands, Texas

3.46

Geology

Hunter Dozier1

Stephen F. Austin

Jr.

Denton, Texas

3.00

Kinesiology

Stafford Brantley1

A&M-Corpus Christi

Sr.

College Station, Texas

3.87

Health Sciences

Brad Porras1

A&M-Corpus Christi

Sr.

Needville, Texas

3.00

Finance

Jude Vidrine2

Lamar

Sr.

Nederland, Texas

3.45

Mechanical Engineering

Logan Domenico

Oral Roberts

So.

Scottsdale, Ariz.

3.55

Finance

Jacob Dorris

A&M-Corpus Christi

So.

Weatherford, Texas

3.18

Communication Studies

Second Team

Name

University

Class

Hometown

GPA

Major

Tyler Eppler

Sam Houston State

So.

Navasota, Texas

3.47

Kinesiology

Harry Slade

Southeastern Louisiana

Sr.

Baltimore, Md.

3.41

General Studies

Luke Plucheck

Sam Houston State

Jr.

Tomball, Texas

3.09

Kinesiology

Jordan McCoy

Nicholls State

Sr.

Hattiesburg, Miss.

3.57

General Studies

Bryce Biggerstaff

Central Arkansas

Jr.

Sherwood, Ark.

3.07

Insurance Risk Management

Andrew Guillotte

McNeese State

So.

Moss Bluff, La.

3.29

Health Education

Chase Angelle2

Lamar

Jr.

Orange, Texas

3.89

Accounting

Tyler Duplantis

Nicholls State

Jr.

Thibodaux, La.

3.01

Marketing

Jordan Lee

A&M-Corpus Christi

So.

Houston, Texas

3.03

Finance

Sean Kennel

Southeastern Louisiana

Sr.

Slidell, La.

3.32

General Studies

Nick Purdy

Northwestern State

Sr.

Pascagoula, Miss.

3.30

Psychology

Taylor Drake

McNeese State

Jr.

Stillwell, Kan.

3.67

General Studies

^2013 Southland Baseball Student-Athlete of the Year
1Automatic Selection
2Two-time all-academic selection

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