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David Stillerman named to Academic All-America Baseball Team

May 28, 2014 at 3:27 pm
David Stillerman
David Stillerman follows up his All-Region award with his first national academic honor.

Full Academic All-America Baseball Team Release (PDF)

NORTHFIELD, Minn. — Carleton College shortstop David Stillerman (Sr./Evanston, Ill./Evanston) was recognized for excellence in the classroom and on the diamond as he was a second-team selection to the Capital One Academic All-America Division III Baseball team, as voted by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

Carleton student-athletes have won the Academic All-America award a total of 21 times overall, and Stillerman is the first member of the baseball program to join that list (SEE CHART BELOW)

An Economics/Mathematics/Statistics major, Stillerman holds a 3.86 GPA and capped off his career as a Knight with a standout senior season, ultimately earning a spot on the 2014 D3baseball.com All-Midwest Region Team.

Stillerman finished the 2014 campaign ranked among the MIAC leaders with a .370 batting average, .437 on-base percentage, and .533 slugging percenage. He scored 47 runs in the Knights’ 34 games, crossing the plate an average of 1.38 times per game, which ranked fourth among all NCAA players and second in Division III. He also ranked among Division III leaders with 13 doubles and three triples this season.

In addition to earning Academic All-America honors, Stillerman has also earned three consecutive Academic All-Conference awards and two Academic All-District honors.

CARLETON COLLEGE ACADEMIC ALL-AMERICANS®

Year

Student-Athlete
Academic All-America Team
Sport/Position
1992 --  Scott Hanks Football  (1st team) Tight End
1995 --  Jon Bougie Men's At-Large  (2nd team) Track & Cross Country
 --  Lydia Neilsen Women's At-Large  (2nd team) Swimming
1996 --  Kevin Theissen Men's At-Large  (3rd team) Track & Cross Country
1998 --  Max Harper Men's At-Large  (2nd team) Swimming
1999 --  Josh Wilhelm Men's Basketball  (2nd team) Forward
2000 --  Jeff Thurk Football  (2nd team) Defensive Line
 --  Sandra Helquist Women's At-Large  (3rd team) Track & Field
2001 --  Carl Tape Men's At-Large  (2nd team) Soccer
2003 --  Jason Brown Men's At-Large  (1st team) Swimming
 --  Matt Hooley Men's Track/Cross Country  (3rd team) Track & Cross Country
2004 --  Britta Vietenheimer Women's At-Large  (2nd team) Swimming
2005 --  David Watson Men's Soccer  (3rd team) Midfielder
2008 --  Ted Marschall Men's At-Large  (3rd team) Swimming
2009 --  Ted Marschall Men's At-Large  (2nd team) Swimming
2010 --  Will Taylor Football  (2nd team) Offensive Line
2011 --  Simone Childs-Walker Women’s Track/Cross Country  (1st team) Track & Cross Country
2012 --  Simone Childs-Walker     Women’s Track/Cross Country  (1st team)     Track & Cross Country
 --  Simon Ginet Men's Soccer (1st Team) Forward
2013 --  Erik Klontz Men's At-Large  (1st team) Swimming
2014 --  David Stillerman Baseball (2nd team) Infielder

 

The Academic All-America Teams program honors male and female student-athletes annually who have succeeded at the highest level on the playing field and in the classroom. Individuals are selected through voting by CoSIDA, the College Sports Information Directors of America; a 2,000-member organization consisting of sports public relations professionals for colleges and universities in the United States and Canada.

To be eligible, a student-athlete must be a varsity starter or key reserve, maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.30 on a scale of 4.00, have reached sophomore athletic and academic standings at his/her current institution and be nominated by his/her sports information director.