Jarvis and Rothenberg win CoSIDA Academic All-America award
DURHAM, NC – The junior duo of Bryce jarvis and Michel rothenberg baseball team Duke won the 2020 Google Cloud Academic All-America honors, as announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) earlier today.
Jarvis and Rothenberg were both named to the Second All-America Team, marking the first year in program history that the Blue Devils have had multiple Academic All-Americans. The caps mark Duke’s sixth and seventh Academic All-Americans in school history, and the first winners since Nate Freiman received the First Team honor in 2009.
Jarvis, originally from Franklin, Tenn., Had a GPA of 3.34 majoring in mechanical engineering. Duke’s right-hander won first-team U.S. college baseball honors after the season, becoming the 13e All-American in program history. He has been named ACC Pitcher of the Week twice this season, highlighted by pitching the 31st perfect game in NCAA Division I history on Feb.21 against Cornell.
Rothenberg, originally from Boca Raton, Fla., Had a cumulative GPA of 3.72 majoring in political science. The Blue Devil backstop closed the shortened campaign with a high base percentage for the team to lead the ACC, while also placing the team’s first in the RBI with 17. He had a 24-game base streak. achievement, going back to the final eight contests of the 2019 season, while placing second in the conference piecemeal with eight.
Duke’s two selections are tied for most of all schools, as four other institutions have had multiple winners: Army West Point, Georgia Tech, Navy, and New Mexico State. The recognitions were the first academic honors in all of America for Jarvis and Rothenberg.
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