Yoder Named First-Team Academic All-America

Yoder Named First-Team Academic All-America

AUSTIN, Texas – Thomas Yoder was named to the 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-America Team First-Team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). The starting catcher for the Crusaders held a 3.93 GPA his senior season majoring in mathematics.

Yoder hit .306 on the season collecting a team-high 17 home runs along with 60 RBI and 56 runs scored, earning All-Conference Carolinas Tournament honors. He helped the Crusaders to a 40-14 season that saw them advance to the NCAA Southeast Regional championship game as the No. 3 seed.

The Cary, N.C. native was Belmont Abbey nominee for the Conference Carolinas Murphy Osborne Award.