Clarksville, Ark.-University of the Ozarks catcher Sam Shook was named to the Capital One Academic All-District Baseball Team, it was announced by the College of Sports Information Directors of America Friday.
Shook, a left-handed hitter, was among the team’s top offensive performers during the 2013 season. The Katy, Texas, native led the team in doubles (12), runs (29) and home runs (2). He ranked third in batting (.333) and second in RBI (23), hits (52) and total bases (70). His 12 doubles ranked third in the conference. The 5-foot-9, 170-pound sophomore compiled 14 multiple-hit games and owned the team’s longest hitting streak at 17 games. In 39 starts, he hit safely in 32 games. He posted four three-hit games and drove in four runs against Central Baptist College.
A mathematics major, Shook is a member of the ASC All-Academic Team.
Shook played at Cinco Ranch High School.
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 3.3 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) for their career. Freshmen are not eligible.