Clarksville, Ark.-University of the Ozarks designated hitter Michael Prusator was named to the Capital One Academic All-District Baseball Team, it was announced by the College of Sports Information Directors of America Friday.
Prusator, a right-handed hitter, was among the team’s top offensive performers during the 2012 season. The Ochelata, Okla., native ranked fourth on the team in batting (.312), third in RBI (22), third in doubles (7), fourth in total bases (51), fourth in hits (39) and fourth in slugging percentage (.408). The 6-foot-1, 200-pound senior compiled eight multiple-hit games and drove in two runs four different times. In 33 starts, he hit safely in 25 games. Prusator’s best game of the season came against Mississippi College when he went 5-for-6 with two RBI.
A chemistry major, Prusator is a three-time member of the ASC All-Academic Team.
The Capital One Academic All-District Baseball Team recognizes outstanding NCAA Division III student-athletes from across the country.
To be eligible for Academic All-District honors, student-athletes must be a starter or important reserve with at least a 3.30 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) for their career. Freshmen are not eligible.