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Cobb Earns Elite 90 Award

Jun 19, 2021

OMAHA, Neb. - Stanford sophomore Owen Cobb is the recipient of the Elite 90 award for the 2021 NCAA Division I Baseball Championships.

Cobb, majoring in management science and engineering, currently carries a 3.84 GPA. The native of Seattle, Wash. was presented with the award prior to Stanford's College World Series game against NC State on Saturday.

The Elite 90, an award founded by the NCAA, recognizes the true essence of the student-athlete by honoring the individual who has reached the pinnacle of competition at the national championship level in his or her sport, while also achieving the highest academic standard among his or her peers. The Elite 90 is presented to the student-athlete with the highest cumulative grade-point average participating at the finals site for each of the NCAA's championships.

Eligible student-athletes are sophomores or above who have participated in their sport for at least two years with their school. All ties are broken by the number of credits completed.

For more information on the Elite 90 award winners, log on to https://www.ncaa.com/elite-90.