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Paul, Yellowjackets Lead Baseball All-Academic Honorees
Paul is one of 10 selections with a GPA higher than a 3.80. He has made 17 appearances this season and has recorded 10 putouts for a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage.
Paul is one of 10 selections with a GPA higher than a 3.80. He has made 17 appearances this season and has recorded 10 putouts for a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage.

Friday, May 4, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore. – Leading all players with a 4.00 grade point average as a health/human performance major, Montana State Billings senior Jarod Paul leads selections to the 2018 Great Northwest Athletic Conference Baseball All-Academic Team.

Paul, a pitcher and first baseman, is one of 13 Yellowjackets receive the prestigious honor. On the field, he has made 17 appearances this season and has recorded 10 putouts for a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage. He is one of 48 players named to the All-Academic squad.

Paul is one of 10 selections with a GPA higher than a 3.80. He is joined by MSUB junior Matt Dillon (3.82 in accounting), junior Steen Fredrickson (3.85 in finance), sophomore Sam Muskat (3.93 in political science) and junior Jared Winslow (3.93 in health/human performance); Central Washington sophomore Yi-An Pan (undeclared with a 3.94); Concordia senior Bruin Campbell (3.84 in psychology), senior Tyler Charlton (3.86 in psychology) and senior Cole Crosby (3.89 in chemistry); and Northwest Nazarene sophomore Ben Johnson (3.96 in biology: pre-medicine).

A total of 17 players were repeat selections to the team, with four players earning their third selections to the team. The four three-time honorees are Crosby; Montana State Billings senior Adam Cox; Saint Martin’s senior Adam Eskil; and Western Oregon senior Jay Leverett.

Montana State Billings, the 2018 GNAC regular-season champion, leads all teams with 13 selections. Concordia is second on the list with 10 honorees while Western Oregon sees seven players named to the squad.

To be selected for the GNAC All-Academic Team, student-athletes must be of sophomore standing or better, have a 3.20 cumulative grade point average or better and be in their second season at the nominating institution.

2018 GNAC BASEBALL ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM

CENTRAL WASHINGTON       
Name Academic Major Year GPA Hometown
Robert Ball Business Administration Jr. 3.28 Issaquah, Wash.
Dustin Braun Mechanical Engineering Technology Sr. 3.51 Landmark, Man.
* Mackenzie Gaul Business Administration Sr. 3.54 Wenatchee, Wash.
Tyler Hoefer Undeclared So. 3.54 Delta, B.C.
Yi-An Pan Undeclared So. 3.94 Langley, B.C.
Yi-Fan Pan Undeclared So. 3.76 Langley, B.C.
         
CONCORDIA        
Name Academic Major Year GPA Hometown
Bruin Campbell Psychology Sr. 3.84 Tigard, Ore.
* Tyler Charlton Psychology Sr. 3.86 Las Vegas, Nev.
 *+ Cole Crosby Chemistry Sr. 3.89 Las Vegas, Nev.
Ryan Gonzales Biology Sr. 3.45 Milwaukie, Ore.
* Kyle Henderson Psychology Sr. 3.51 Beaverton, Ore.
* Ben Koerner Business Sr. 3.46 Seattle, Wash.
Isaac Mitchum Marketing Jr. 3.46 Cowiche, Wash.
Gabe Padukiewicz History Sr. 3.35 Olympia, Wash.
Reid Penney Marketing Sr. 3.41 Lake Oswego, Ore.
* Justin Taylor Biology Jr. 3.47 Portland, Ore.
         
MONTANA STATE BILLINGS      
Name Academic Major Year GPA Hometown
*+ Adam Cox Criminal Justice Sr. 3.72 Encino, Calif.
Talon Derrick Psychology Sr. 3.22 Boise, Idaho
* Matt Dillon Health Administration Jr. 3.82 Billings, Mont.
* Steen Fredrickson Business Administration: Finance Jr. 3.85 Ashland, Ore.
Michael Gahan Business Administration: Marketing Sr. 3.70 Lismore, Australia
Conner Linebarger Business Administration: Finance Jr.. 3.56 Bozeman, Mont.
Sam Muskat Political Science So. 3.93 Beaverton, Ore.
Jarod Paul Health/Human Performance Sr. 4.00 Viola, Idaho
Landon Peterson History Jr 3.32 Boise, Idaho
Tristan Shockley Health/Human Performance Sr. 3.74 Jackson, Wyo.
Corbin Smith Environmental Science Sr. 3.56 Boise, Idaho
Jake Tallman Health Administration So. 3.43 Billings, Mont.
* Jared Winslow Health/Human Performance Jr. 3.93 Libby, Mont.
         
NORTHWEST NAZARENE       
Name Academic Major Year GPA Hometown
* Coltin Brink Youth Ministry Sr. 3.26 Brighton, Colo.
* Ross Clevenger Financial Economics Sr. 3.50 Eagle, Idaho
Ben Johnson Biology: Pre-Medicine So. 3.96 Federal Way, Wash.
Brennan Patterson Business Administration So. 3.21 Roy, Utah
Adam Paulson Management Sr. 3.50 Medical Lake, Wash.
Casey Sheehan Recreation Sport Management Sr. 3.35 Redlands, Calif.
         
SAINT MARTIN’S        
Name Academic Major Year GPA Hometown
Ryan Dorney Business Administration Jr. 3.27 Bothell, Wash.
*+ Adam Eskil Mechanical Engineering Sr. 3.41 Walla Walla, Wash.
* Austin Feist Business Administration Jr. 3.62 Burns, Ore.
* Luke Hare Business Administration Jr. 3.57 Tumwater, Wash.
Micah McNicoll Biology So. 3.70 Kaneohe, Hawaii
* Zachary Stevenson Criminal Justice Sr. 3.43 Graham, Wash.
         
WESTERN OREGON        
Name Academic Major Year GPA Hometown
Cody Dykstra Criminal Justice Sr. 3.52 Klamath Falls, Ore.
Craig Grubbe Business Sr. 3.43 San Diego, Calif.
*+ Jay Leverett Business Sr. 3.72 Gold Bar, Wash.
Cameron Nowack Business Jr. 3.40 Beaverton, Ore.
Nicholas Parr Business So. 3.50 Las Vegas, Nev.
Alex Roth Biology So. 3.35 Peoria, Ariz.
Cameron Walker Education Jr. 3.69 Naches, Wash.
         

* - 2017 All-Academic Selection
+ - 2016 All-Academic Selection

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