Slaybaugh and Swick named CoSIDA Academic All-Americans
By the Pac-12 Conference
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Washington State's Collin Slaybaugh and USC's Kevin Swick were named to the Capital One Academic All-America® Division I baseball team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Slaybaugh is a first team honoree, while Swick is a third team selection.
Slaybaugh, a junior catcher, boasts a 4.00 GPA in movement studies. The Puyallup, Wash., native started 47 games for the Cougars this season and ranked second the team with a .988 fielding percentage. He hit .317 with 16 RBI, seven doubles and 32 runs scored. Slaybaugh, an honorable mention All-Pac-12 performer, this season was named to the Conference's All-Academic first team on Friday.
Swick, a junior infielder, owns a 3.77 GPA in business administration. The La Canada, Calif., product started 49 games for the Trojans and batted .305 with 12 doubles and two home runs. He was 5-for-7 on stolen base attempts this year. Swick, a first team Pac-12 All-Academic selection in 2012 and 2013, also posted the Trojans' fourth-highest slugging percentage (.425).