MONTGOMERY, Ala. ---- Auburn University at Montgomery seniors Michael Dugan, Hunter Cross and Logan Remson have been selected to the Capital One Academic All-District Baseball First-Team for their performances on the diamond and in the classroom.
Members of All-District teams were selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America. Requirements for nomination are a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.30 on a 4.0 scale in both undergraduate and graduate work, sophomore athletic and academic standing at your institution and participation in at least 50 percent of the team's games. Student-athletes which earned first-team honors will be placed on the national ballot for Academic All-America consideration.
Dugan, who was selected to the third team last season, sports a 3.46 grade point average in chemical engineering. During each of the past two seasons, the Montgomery, Ala., native has been named to the Southern States Athletic Conference's All-Academic team and was a NAIA Scholar Athlete.
On the field, Dugan led the Warhawks in hitting on the season with a .358 batting average. He added three home runs, including a game-winning homer against then-No. 5 Embry Riddle on Opening Day. He also contributed eight doubles and 11 sacrifice hits, while committing just one error in 412 chances behind the plate.
A native of Grove Hill, Ala., Cross has recorded a 3.62 grade point average, while majoring in criminal justice. He was also recently named to the SSAC's All-Academic team.
In addition to his academic success, Cross posted a .299 batting average, with eight home runs and a team-best 50 runs batted in on the season. He tied for the team-lead with 14 doubles, added a triple and 29 runs scored. His .513 slugging percentage ranked second on the team and he was hit by a team-high 11 pitches.
Remson, a Boaz, Ala., native, sports a 3.55 grade point average in the accounting program. Like Dugan and Cross, Remson was also an All-Academic team member this season.
Remson recorded a team-leading 69 hits on the season, while ranking second in batting average at a mark of .343. He drove in 27 runs and scored 33 more, despite having just five extra-base hits (four doubles and a triple). Remson also added seven stolen bases and posted a .987 fielding percentage at first base.
Nominations and voting for the All-America programs are conducted by members of the College Sports Information Directors of America. There is a University Division (Division I programs) and a College Division (DII, DIII, NAIA, Canadian and two-year schools).