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Hoilman tabbed 2011 Capital One Academic All-American for second straight year
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
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TOWSON, Md. (May 24, 2011) - Senior Paul Hoilman (Johnson City, Tenn.) was named to the Capital One Academic All-American First Team for the second straight season announced the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) on Tuesday.
With the selection, Hoilman is the only repeat first team selection from 2010 and joins ten other DI players on the list. The senior first baseman and Mathematics major recently graduated from ETSU with a 3.95 GPA.
On the season, Hoilman currently has a .324 average with 22 doubles, 22 home runs and 50 RBI. The local product holds the Atlantic Sun career record for home runs (73), doubles (75) and total bases (615). He is also the school record holder in hits, doubles, home runs, runs, walks, RBI and extra-base hits.
Hoilman is the first player in the program's history to reach the 300-hit plateau as he currently has 307 and is also the current active NCAA career leader in home runs, RBI (247) and total bases.
The 2010 Atlantic Sun Player of the Year, Hoilman is also a finalist for the Lowe's Senior CLASS Award and is on the 2011 Golden Spikes Award watch list.
To be eligible for Academic All-America® consideration, a student-athlete must be a varsity starter or key reserve, maintain a cumulative G.P.A. 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.
Since the program's inception in 1952, CoSIDA has bestowed Academic All-America honors on more than 14,000 student-athletes in Divisions I, II, III and NAIA, covering all NCAA championship sports.
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