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NEWARK, Del. - - Wilmington baseball junior Rocky Ferrier has been voted to the 2016 CoSIDA Division II Academic All-District I Team in recognition of the nation's top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom.
Ferrier (Perkasie, Pa.) is one of 11 baseball student-athletes in the East Region to be recognized as a CoSIDA Academic All-District I honoree. Ferrier carries a 3.98 cumulative grade point average in the classroom while studying towards a Communications degree at Wilmington University.
On the diamond, Ferrier has played in 45 games in the outfield for the Wildcats, accumulating a .272 batting average in 158 at-bats. He has 43 base knocks on the year, collecting five doubles, and a home run, amassing 16 RBI and 18 runs scored. He was also successful in stealing three bases on the year.
His first hit came in a 2-for-4 performances against American International on March 6 while his first double of the season came in another 2-for-4 game against American International on March 7. Ferrier collected a season high three base hits in two separate games, first in a 3-for-5 game with two runs scored in game one at Felician, before going 3-for-5 with a double, three RBI, and three runs scored in game two against Philadelphia.
All First Team Academic All-District honorees advance to the CoSIDA Academic All-America Team ballot, where first, second, and third team All-American honorees will be selected later this month.
2016 CoSIDA Division II Academic All-District I Team:
Dylan Mouzakes – Sr. – P – 3.64 – Finance – Pace University
Tanner Bird – Sr. – P – 3.63 – Marketing – Franklin Pierce University
TJ Riccio – Sr. – C – 3.51 – Sports Management – University of New Haven
Jack Zagaja – Jr. – IF – 3.44 – Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement – U. of New Haven
Justin Brock – Sr. – IF – 3.49 – Accounting – Franklin Pierce University
Robert Vani – Jr. – IF – 3.71 – Exercise Science – Adelphi University
Ralph Caccavale – Sr. – IF – 3.63 – Criminal Justice – Felician University
Andrew LaMura – Sr. – OF – 3.73 – Second Education – Felician University
John Kukura – Jr. – OF – 3.55 – Public Accounting – Pace University
Rocky Ferrier – Jr. – OF – 3.98 – Communications – Wilmington University
Matt Brown – Sr. – DH – 3.31 – Business – Merrimack College