BASEBALL

Mike Schwartz Honored As Jewish Sports Review All-American

NEW YORK – For the second consecutive season, University of Tampa baseball player Mike Schwartz has been recognized as a Jewish Sports Review first-team All-American on the college baseball team.

Schwartz, who was selected in the 17th round of the 2010 Major League Baseball Draft, is currently in the Chicago White Sox organization. The 518th pick of the draft is a member of the Bristol White Sox of the Appalachian League. In 14 games, he owns a .289 batting average to go with one home run and 11 RBI. He also leads the team with 11 walks.

The Sunshine State Conference Player of the Year was also a semifinalist for the Tino Martinez Award, which was presented to the top player in NCAA Division II. A first-team all-SSC selection, he was a first-team all-South Region choice by ABCA/Rawlings and Daktronics.

The second-team Daktronics All-American was also a two-time SSC Player of the Week honoree, earning the honor on Apr. 5 and Apr. 26.

The senior from Montville, N.J., led Tampa with a .415 batting average and also set a single-season school record while leading the nation with 75 walks. With a .596 on base percentage, Schwartz also smacked 11 home runs and 55 RBI.

2010 Jewish Sports Review College Baseball All-America Team
C – Mike Samela, Amherst
1B – Julian Sonnenfeld, Wesleyan
1B – Matt Luzar, Chapman
2B – Noah Burke, Bates
SS – Dakota Resnik, Pudget Sound
3B – Andrew Cohen, Emory
OF – Sean Harrell, Georgia College & State
OF – Dave Kahn, Johns Hopkins
OF – Max Rose, Claremont Mudd Scripps
DH – Mike Schwartz, Tampa
UT – Mitch Glasser, Maclester
SP – David Colvin, Pomona Pitzer
SP – Jeff Urlaub, Grand Canyon
SP – Spencer Marcus, Skidmore
SP – Nate Arenson, North Central
SP – Jordan Sigman, Chapman
Long Relief – Dylan Wolchick, Florida Tech
RP – Jeremy Rogoff, Washington (Mo.)
RP – Andrew Pevsner, Johns Hopkins
RP – Ed Bernstein, Tufts
Closer – Zach Rudman, Skidmore
Rookie of the Year – Jason Cohen, DePauw

For more information, please visit www.jewishsportsreview.com

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