Tom Zebroski, Curtis Eward Named ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District
May 7, 2010
WASHINGTON, DC -
George Washington men's baseball seniors Tom Zebroski (Port Washington, NY/Paul D. Schreiber) and Curtis Eward (Oak Hill, VA/Oakton) were named to ESPN The Magazine's Academic All-District II First Team as announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) on Friday.
Zebroski, was named the 2010 recipient of the J. Dallas Shirley Outstanding Senior Male Athlete Award earlier this month at the 2010 George Washington Athletics Senior Honors Luncheon.
A Communications major, Zebroski is a four-year starter for the Colonials and played second base his first two years before moving to shortstop the past two seasons. His on-field play and senior leadership has helped GW to a tie for second place in the Atlantic 10 standings, a 23-21 overall record, which is tied second-most victories in the league with two weeks left in the regular season.
He currently leads the team and ranks in the Top 10 in the A-10 in six categories, including batting average, runs, hits, stolen bases and home runs. One of the most accomplished baseball players in program history, Zebroski is on pace to set new GW career records in both hits and runs scored and will rank in the Top 10 in career at-bats, doubles, total bases and stolen bases. Zebroski has also compiled a 3.46 GPA while at George Washington and is set to graduate later this month.
Eward, a primary designated hitter has played in 40 games this season for the Colonials and started 36 of them. He currently has a .326 batting average to go with a .392 on-base average, which is fifth on the team. Eward has driven in 30 runs to go along with 60 total bases, which is also puts him fifth on the team. Eward has compiled a 3.51 GPA and will graduate later this month with a degree in Finance.
Eward and Zebroski join other first team recipients from eight districts on the national Academic All-America ballot. To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be a varsity starter or key reserve and maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.20 on a scale of 4.00. CoSIDA District II is comprised of Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
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