Swick and Zebrack Earn Pac-12 All-Academic Honors|
LOS ANGELES - Junior infielder Kevin Swick was named to the Pac-12 All-Academic first team, while redshirt senior outfielder Greg Zebrack earned second team honors, as was announced by Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott today.
Swick (La Cañada, Calif./Loyola HS), who earned 2013 Capital One Academic All-America third team honors, earned his second-straight Pac-12 First Team All-Academic selection. He maintains his 3.77 GPA in business administration while being a main contributor to the Trojans' ballclub. On the diamond, Swick finished the season batting .305 through 49 games. He drove in 16 runs, while tallying two home runs, one triple and 12 doubles. He also boasted an impressive .982 fielding percentage while playing first and third base for the Trojans. He was 5-for-7 on stolen base attempts this year and also posted the Trojans' fourth-highest slugging percentage (.425).
Zebrack (Northridge, Calif./UPenn) was named to the Pac-12 All-Academic second team for the first time in his career. The redshirt senior, started his collegiate career at USC, before transferring to UPenn, where he played two seasons and earned his undergraduate degree in communication and commerce. He earned Academic All-Ivy League and Academic All-Big 5 honors at UPenn in 2012. At USC he is a master's student working on his master's in business administration. He boasts a 3.40 GPA in the rigorous program.
Zebrack also earned All-Pac-12 honorable mention honors for his success on the field this season. Through 55 starts, he batted .345, good for second-best on the team. The redshirt senior drove in 23 runs, while collecting 15 doubles, three home runs and three triples.