IND. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology junior
Ethan Post (Rockford, Mich.) has
earned first-team Capital One NCAA Division
III Baseball Academic All-American honors, in results released
today by the College Sports Information Directors of
Post was named first-team Academic All-American
for his efforts in the classroom and as a member of
the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference regular season
championship baseball squad. The NCAA
Division III Academic All-American team includes three
squads including just two pitchers each out of
more than 440 institutions across the
Post becomes the 95th Academic All-American in
Rose-Hulman athletics history and the 18th honoree in the
sport of baseball. He also joins Eric Tryon (1996 and 1997),
Jimmy Costa (1998) and Matt Moore (2003) as a baseball first-team
His award also helps continue a tradition that features 27
consecutive years that a Rose-Hulman student-athlete
has earned Academic All-American honors, the sixth
longest streak among all NCAA Division I, II or III institutions
and the longest streak in Division III.
On the field, Post finished 3-1 with a 4.61 earned run average
in nine starts and 10 appearances for the Fightin' Engineers.
His season highlights included a victory over NCAA Division III
Tournament qualifier Illinois Wesleyan University, a strong 8.1
inning effort in a conference win over Defiance, and another league
victory with a five-inning performance against Bluffton.
Post improved to 7-2 with a 4.41 earned run average in 21
career appearances and 11 starts at Rose-Hulman.
In the classroom, Post maintains a perfect 4.00 grade point
average as a chemical engineering and chemistry double major.
He is also a member of the Rose-Hulman American Institute of
Chemical Engineers chapter.
Rose-Hulman finished 27-14 overall and won the Heartland
Collegiate Athletic Conference regular season title for the first
time since 1996 this spring. The Fightin' Engineers hosted
the HCAC Tournament and have compiled an overall team record of
84-44 during Post's career.
#1 in the nation for 15 years!
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