Hurricanes Place Four On PBC All-Academic Baseball Team

AMERICUS - Georgia Southwestern State University juniors Mitch Holloway, Matt Hubbard, Josh Logan and Dakota Long have been named to the 2016-17 Peach Belt Conference All-Academic baseball team.

Holloway, a relief pitcher from Plains, Ga., garnered his second consecutive PBC All-Academic award and appeared in a team-high 21 games for the Hurricanes in 2017. He leads the pitching staff with five wins and is tied for the NCAA era school record with six saves this spring.

In the classroom, the special education major holds a 3.722 grade point average.

Hubbard was named to his second straight PBC All-Academic team as well. The Lawrenceville, Ga., native made 18 appearances out of the bullpen, threw 24 2/3 innings and completed the regular season with a 1-1 record and one save. Hubbard's best outing came on Feb. 4 when he struck out five over two scoreless innings against Mars Hill University.

In the classroom, the exercise science major holds a 3.32 grade point average.

Logan, a Lawrenceville, Ga., native, is also a two-time recipient of PBC All-Academic honors. He split his time between designated hitter and left field this spring for the Hurricanes. Logan finished the regular season with a .289 batting average and a .331 on base percentage. He collected multiple hits in 12 games, including back-to-back 3-for-5 games at Montevallo on April 8.

In the classroom, the political science major holds a 3.438 grade point average.

Long, a Macon, Ga., native, earned his first selection to the All-Academic squad. He started 37 games behind the plate for GSW and finished the regular season with a .240 batting average and a .328 on base percentage. Long collected multiple hits in seven games, including a 4-for-5 outing with a double and home run in the series finale at No. 22 Georgia College on April 22.

In the classroom, the exercise science major holds a 3.472 grade point average.

The All-Academic team is part of a season-long program recognizing the outstanding accomplishments of PBC student-athletes in the classroom as well as on the field. Honorees have a minimum of a 3.30 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) and completed at least one full academic year at their current institution.

2016-17 PBC Baseball All-Academic Team

Player School Year Hometown GPA Major (Minor)
Brent Alford Augusta Jr. Powder Springs, Ga. 3.49 Applied Information Systems
Clayten Ayres Georgia College Sr. Kennewick, Wash. 3.94 Accounting
Bobby Bassler Flagler Sr. Middleburg, Fla. 3.309 Criminology
Drew Beaver UNC Pembroke Sr. Lexington, N.C. 3.58 Biology
Zach Beggs Young Harris So. Covington, Ga. 3.62 Business & Public Policy
Josh Bryan North Georgia Sr. Lawrenceville, Ga. 3.56 Business Administration
Connor Corbitt North Georgia So. Juliette, Ga. 3.70 Criminal Justice
Nick Debo UNC Pembroke Sr. Durham, N.C. 4.00 Political Science
Kal Dempsey North Georgia So. Warner Robins, Ga. 3.34 PE/Exercise Science
Dominic DeVille Montevallo Sr. Petaluma, Calif. 3.533 Communications
Chance DuCharme Francis Marion Sr. Kill Devil Hills, N.C. 3.73 Sociology (Business)
Tripper Ergle Lander So. Blythewood, S.C. 3.35 Computer Information Systems
Jack Fleming North Georgia So. Dacula, Ga. 3.71 Management
Matthew Furuto Montevallo Grad. Birmingham, Ala. 4.000 Secondary Education
Zach Ganter Young Harris So. Norcross, Ga. 3.84 Business & Public Policy
Reed Gray Lander Jr. Tampa, Fla. 3.88 Mass Communication
Garrett Green Georgia College So. Bogart, Ga. 3.37 Management
Zack Goble Armstrong State So. Blackshear, Ga. 3.837 Nursing
Lake Hart Columbus State Sr. Gainesville, Fla. 3.59 Criminal Justice
Spencer Harvey Armstrong State Sr. Guyton, Ga. 3.375 Health & Physical Education
Mitch Holloway Georgia Southwestern Jr. Plains, Ga. 3.722 Special Education
Robbie Hoyt Lander So. Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. 4.00 Business
Matt Hubbard Georgia Southwestern Jr. Lawrenceville, Ga. 3.320 Exercise Science
Cole Janousek Augusta Sr. Tifton, Ga. 3.76 Special Education
Carson Jones Lander So. Asheville, N.C. 3.55 Exercise Science
Dylan Jones Flagler Sr. Frombell, Pa. 3.570 Sport Management
Caleb Kutsche Columbus State Sr. Marietta, Ga. 3.72 Health Science
MacLain Larson Flagler Sr. Clermont, Fla. 3.456 Criminology
Jarrod Little Columbus State So. Columbus, Ga. 3.43 Biology
Josh Logan Georgia Southwestern Jr. Lawrenceville, Ga. 3.438 Political Science
Dakota Long Georgia Southwestern Jr. Macon, Ga. 3.472 Exercise Science
James Lynch USC Aiken Sr. St. Petersburg, Fla. 3.868 Exercise & Sport Science
Michael Maiocco Flagler Sr. Atlanta, Ga. 3.87 Graphic Design
Nick Martinez Flagler So. Davie, Fla. 3.334 Criminology
Dale Masterson UNC Pembroke Jr. Williamstown, N.J. 3.60 Exercise & Sport Science
Logan Mattix Georgia College Jr. Loganville, Ga. 3.68 Marketing
Daniel McCrary North Georgia Jr. Gainesville, Ga. 3.74 Physical Education
Gatlin Minick Lander So. Greenwood, S.C. 3.63 Business
Nathan Mitchell Montevallo So. Alexander City, Ala. 3.384 Business
Drew Mullinax Montevallo Jr. Rainbow City, Ala. 3.806 Mathematics
Connor Norton USC Aiken Sr. Boca Raton, Fla. 3.623 Business Administration
Zach Odom Young Harris Sr. Blairsville, Ga. 3.65 Business & Public Policy
Ryan Patterson Armstrong State Sr. Snellville, Ga. 3.398 Human Performance Management
Derrick Pickvet North Georgia So. Cumming, Ga. 3.60 General Studies
Trevor Sams North Georgia Sr. Cumming, Ga. 3.34 History
Nick Sexton Young Harris Sr. Acrworth, Ga. 3.46 Business & Public Policy
Arien Seymour Francis Marion So. Nassau, Bahamas 3.59 Biology
Steve Tomlinson North Georgia Jr. Lawrenceville, Ga. 3.63 Business Administration
James Wagner Augusta Jr. Stone Mountain, Ga. 3.73 Management
Tyler Washington Young Harris Jr. Adairsville, Ga. 3.84 Psychology (Sport Study)
Jacob Whiting Montevallo Sr. Alexandria, Va. 3.793 Accounting