By Chris Schmidbauer, Sports Information Director
Toledo, OH -- The NJCAA announced its list of Academic All-Americans for the 2018-19 academic year, and the Owens baseball program placed six players amongst the ranks this year. Recipients must have at least a 3.6 grade point average during the school year. First team recipients must have 4.0 for the year, and the second team honorees must have at least a 3.8 GPA.
Joseph Everson was the lone NJCAA Academic All-American First Team member. He had a perfect 4.0 GPA during the academic year.
Jarett Batanian was a member of the NJCAA Academic All-American Second Team. Batanian finished with a 3.81 overall GPA during the school year.
The baseball team had four members of its team qualify for the Academic All-American Third Team. Ben Sexton, Christian Orr, Bryce Pratt, and Austin Christman all were named team members. Sexton finished with 3.78 GPA, while Christian Orr finished with 3.76 GPA. Bryce Pratt finished with a 3.72, and Austin Christman was the last member of the team with a 3.71 GPA.
As a team, the baseball program finished with a team grade point average of 3.02 after the fall semester.
The baseball team also had eleven players receive Academic All-Conference honors in after both the fall and spring semesters.