BUCKHANNON – Junior relief pitcher Chris Metrick (Beckley, W.Va./Woodrow Wilson) of the West Virginia Wesleyan baseball team has been named to the 2017 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) NCAA II Academic All-District II Team.
Metrick, a computer science major with a 3.77 cumulative grade-point-average, advances to the CoSIDA Academic All-America Team ballot, where first-, second-, and third-team All-America honorees will be selected later this month.
Metrick currently owns a 5-0 record with eight saves as the Bobcat closer. He has an earned-run-average of 2.32 in 31 innings of work.
Metrick was one of 11 players to be placed on the Academic All-District Team and one of four Mountain East Conference players.
2017 NCAA Division II Academic All-District II Team
Pitcher -- Chris Metrick WEST VIRGINIA WESLEYAN COLLEGE Jr. Beckley, W.Va. 3.77 Computer Science
Pitcher -- Colby Gainer WEST VIRGINIA STATE UNIVERSITY Jr. Elkins, W.Va. 3.80 Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Catcher -- Damin Muth BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY Sr. Breinigsville, Pa. 3.49 Digital Forensics
Infield -- Tyler Falk CLARION UNIVERSITY Sr. Fombell, Pa. 4.00 Finance
Infield -- Jacob Carney SHEPHERD UNIVERSITY Sr. Stephens City, Va. 3.64 Biology
Infield -- Dan Sepic INDIANA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA Jr. York, Pa. 3.81 Hospitality Management
Infield -- Chad Frazier CONCORD UNIVERSITY (WV) Jr. Roanoke, Va. 3.31 Biology
Outfield -- Michael Keels SAINT AUGUSTINE'S UNIVERSITY Sr. Manning, S.C. 3.80 Sociology
Outfield -- Timothy Carter SAINT AUGUSTINE'S UNIVERSITY Sr. Lumberton, N.C. 3.87 Sport Management
Outfield -- Mark Colella SETON HILL UNIVERSITY Jr. West Middlesex, Pa. 3.79 Engineering Mathematics
Designated Hitter -- Jack Goertzen SHIPPENSBURG UNIVERSITY So. Salisbury, Md. 3.90 Biology & Management (double-major)