Canham Named To District 8 All-Academic Team

May 12, 2005

CORVALLIS, Ore. - Oregon State catcher Mitch Canham (Lake Stevens, Wash./Lake Stevens HS) has been voted to the ESPN The Magazine District 8 All-Academic Baseball Team as a first team selection, it was announced Thursday. Stevens was named to the first team in the University Division, which includes players from NCAA Division I schools in Oregon, Washington, California, Arizona, Alaska, Hawai'i, Nevada, Utah and British Columbia.

Canham, a sophomore, has a 3.47 grade point average and is majoring in Business Administration. Going into this weekend's series at Washington, he is batting .318 (35-for-10) with five home runs, two triples, two doubles and 25 runs batted in.

The team was voted on by members of CoSIDA (College Sports Information Directors of America) in District 8. Canham now goes on the ballot for the Academic All-America team, which will be released May 31.

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