Three Pirates Earn PBC All-Academic Baseball Team Honors

Three Pirates Earn PBC All-Academic Baseball Team Honors

SAVANNAH, Ga. - Three members of the Armstrong State University baseball team have earned spots on the 2017 Peach Belt Conference's All-Academic Team, released this week.

The team is part of a season-long program recognizing the outstanding accomplishments of PBC student-athletes in the classroom as well as on the field. To be eligible for the All-Academic team, a student-athlete must 1) participate in at least half of his/her team's events and be either a starter or significant contributor; 2) achieved a 3.30 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) and 3) completed at least one full academic year at his or her current institution and has reached sophomore athletic eligibility. The Peach Belt Conference Sports Information Directors oversee the program.

Senior Ryan Patterson earns the honor for the third time in his career. The Snellville, Ga., native carries a 3.398 GPA in human performance management and has enjoyed a career year at the plate, hitting .377 with seven home runs and 62 RBI.

Senior Spencer Harvey earns his first All-Academic Team honor for carrying a 3.375 GPA in health and physical education. The Guyton, Ga., native hit .238 with two home runs and nine RBI in 23 games of action this season.

Sophomore Zack Goble rounds out the Pirates' honorees. The Blackshear, Ga., native earns a spot on the team for carrying a 3.837 GPA in nursing.

Click here to view the complete 2017 Peach Belt Conference Baseball All-Academic Team.