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Academic honors for Stanford baseball, tennis players

 

Stanford junior shortstop Tommy Edman was named to the CoSIDA Academic All-America second team on Friday.

Edman, who was named first-team All-Pac-12 on Thursday, started every game for Stanford baseball for the second straight season and led the Cardinal in runs (35), hits (61), triples (4) and stolen bases (8), and was second in average (.286), total bases (79) and walks (25).


Edman was also named the Pac-12's All-Defensive team shortstop with a .955 fielding percentage. He led Stanford to its best defensive season in school history. The Cardinal finished tied for first in the nation with a fielding percentage of .983, and committed the fewest errors in program history (35).

A computer science major, Edman maintains a 3.84 GPA at Stanford. The San Diego native is a two-time Academic All-District selection and 2015 Academic All-Pac-12 honoree.

Edman is the 12th Cardinal to earn Academic All-America accolades (14 total honors). The last Cardinal to earn Academic All-America honors was Danny Diekroeger in 2014.

Edman is draft eligible this summer. The MLB Draft is set for June 9-11.

Women's tennis

Stanford was honored with four selections to the 2016 Pac-12 All-Academic Team, as announced by Commissioner Larry Scott.

To be eligible for selection to the Pac-12 All-Academic team, a student-athlete must have a minimum 3.0 overall grade-point average and be either a starter or significant contributor. Freshmen are not eligible for consideration.

The Cardinal was represented with three first-team recipients: junior Caroline Doyle (3.90 -- international relations), senior Krista Hardebeck (3.80 -- political science, Psychology) and junior Carol Zhao (3.74 -- science, technology and society). Doyle and Zhao were second-team selections last year while Hardebeck is receiving the honor for a third time (named to first team last year, honorable mention status in 2014).

Meanwhile, junior Taylor Davidson (3.17 -- Science, Technology and Society) earned a spot among the honorable-mention choices.

Men's tennis

Stanford was honored with four selections to the 2016 Pac-12 All-Academic Team.

The Cardinal was represented with two first-team recipients: junior Yael Goldberg (3.69 -- science, technology and society) and senior Maciek Romanowicz (3.70 -- economics). Sophomores Tom Fawcett (3.39 -- undeclared) and David Wilczynski (3.51 -- undeclared) were named to the second team.

— Stanford Athletics

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