May 9, 2011

Curtis Wagner named to 2011 Capital One Academic All-District Team

by Brandon Rebboah

SANTA CLARA, Calif.- Senior first baseman Curtis Wagner was one just two WCC named to the 2010 and 2011Capital One Academic-All District Team when he was named first team on May 5.

Wagner, an economics major who carries a 3.84 grade point average, has been honored throughout his career for his strong academics. He will now be nominated for Academic All-American honors. Last season, he was an ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-American and WCC All-Academic selection. He also was named Santa Clara's winner of the Lloyd Christopher award, which is annually given to three current Bay Area collegiate players for their play during the previous season.

In addition to his success in the classroom, Wagner has been a key member in the Bronco lineup. Wagner was selected as a unanimous selection the preseason All-WCC team after hitting .404 in his junior season. He has started in all 44 games this season, while hitting .275 with nine doubles, 23 RBI and a homerun.

2011 Capital One Academic All-District 8 First Team - University Division
Position, Name, School, Yr., GPA, Major
Pitcher, Chris Dennis, Portland, Sr., 3.8, Finance
Pitcher, Dixon Anderson, California, Jr., 3.61, Society & Environment
Pitcher, Chris Mezger, USC, Sr., 3.78, Linguistics
Catcher, Cameron Edman, Gonzaga, Jr., 3.62, Masters-Organizational Leadership
Infield, Curtis Wagner, Santa Clara, Sr., 3.84, Economics
Infield, Kenny Diekroeger, Stanford, So., 3.68, Undeclared
Infield, Danny Stienstra, San Jose State, Sr., 3.42, Communications
Infield, Cole McWhorter, Utah Valley, So. , 3.92, Business Management
Infield, D.J. Crumlich, UC Irvine, Jr., 3.35, Business Economics
Outfield, Andy Workman, Arizona State, Jr., 3.94, Finance
Outfield, Craig Smith, Portland, Sr., 3.7, Mechanical Engineering
Outfield, Billy Burgess, Utah Valley, Jr., 3.87, Exercise Science
Designated Hitter, Joey DeMichele, Arizona State, So., 3.35, Finance

Second Team
Pitcher, Cody Kendall, Fresno State, Jr., 3.54, Kinesiology
Pitcher, Conor Spink, Seattle, Sr., 3.64, Political Science
Catcher, Jack Marder, Oregon State, So., 3.35, History
Infield, Deven Marrero, Arizona State, So., 3.31, Criminal Justice
Infield, Jason Mahood, San Francisco, Jr., 3.76, Media Studies
Infield, Eric Johnson, UC Davis, 3.66, Sociology
Outfield, Kramer Scott, Portland, Jr., 3.4, Organizational Communications
Outfield, Brennan Metzger, Long Beach State, Jr., 3.58, Criminal Justice
Outfield, Jason Martin, San Jose State, Sr., 3.35, Psychology
Designated Hitter, Carlos Lopez, Cal State Fullerton, So., 3.32, Undeclared