Lenovitz Honored for Academic Excellence with Academic All-District® Award

Lenovitz Honored for Academic Excellence with Academic All-District® Award

St. Mary's City, Md. – It was announced Thursday afternoon that St. Mary's College of Maryland senior Alex Lenovitz (Baltimore, Md./Calvert Hall) earned a spot on the 2013-14 Capital One Academic All-District® District II Baseball Team selected by College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

Lenovitz was one of 12 student-athletes selected to the District II squad as well as one of three Capital Athletic Conference student-athletes to make the cut. He now advances to the Academic All-America® ballot and the team will be released in late May. District II consists of Connecticut, District of Columbia, Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey, Rhode Island and West Virginia.

A 6-0 infielder for the Seahawk baseball team, he will graduate on May 17th as an economics major and a political science minor. Lenovitz currently owns a 3.72 cumulative grade point average with the end of his academic career just a week away.

He is a member of three honor societies at St. Mary's – Chi Alpha Sigma, the National College Athlete Honor Society; Omicron Delta Epsilon, the International Economics Honor Society; and Pi Sigma Alpha, the National Political Science Honor Society. Lenovitz has made the Dean's List five times while being a three-time member of the CAC All-Academic Team throughout his career.

When not on the diamond, he has served as a professional fellow in the Office of Institutional Research; treasurer for the College Republicans; supervisor for SafeRide; and an Intramurals referee.

Lenovitz posted his best campaign in his four years as a Seahawk, notching team-bests of .336 batting average, .477 slugging percentage, 43 hits, and four triples while ranking third in the conference in triples. He was second on the team with a .412 on-base percentage, 128 at-bats, 20 RBI, and 10 doubles while being third with 23 runs and 16 walks.

He collected a career-best four hits twice while driving in a season-high three runs on a career-best three doubles in a 10-6 win over the University of Mary Washington on April 5th. Lenovitz also made six appearances on the mound, registering two saves in 5.1 innings pitched with a pair of strikeouts.

About CoSIDA: CoSIDA (College Sports Information Directors of America) was founded in 1957 and is a 3,000+ member national organization comprised of the sports public relations, media relations and communications/information professionals throughout all levels of collegiate athletics in the United States and Canada. The 2013-14 academic year is the 57th year of the organization, making it the second oldest management association in all of intercollegiate athletics. CoSIDA became an affiliated partner with NACDA (National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics) in December of 2008.

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