Swick, Southall and Huberman Earn Pac-12 All-Academic Honors|
June 2, 2014
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Capital One Academic All-American first teamer Kevin Swick earned Pac-12 All-Academic First Team honors, while Reggie Southall was named the second team and Marc Huberman earned an honorable mention selection, it was announced today by the Pac-12 Conference.
Swick (La Canada, Calif./Loyola HS), who boasts a 3.83 GPA as a business administration major with a psychology minor, has been selected to the first team for the third time in his career. Last Friday it was announced the Swick became the first Trojan baseballer to be named a Capital One Academic All-American First Team selection and the Trojans' 33rd certificate overall. For his studies in two different academic disciplines (business and psychology), Swick was recently honored with a Renaissance Scholarship. He has also completed internships for Fidelity Investments (2013) and Alaska Permanent Capital Management (2012), among others. He has also been President of USC's Value Investing Club since 2011, is a member of the Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society and has been on the Dean's List for four years.
On the field, Swick was the Trojans' starting third baseman in 2014 and only missed three games. He finished with a team-high 61 hits and batted .299, while driving in 24 runs.
Redshirt freshman Southall (Gardena, Calif./Serra HS) earns his first Pac-12 All-Academic selection, as he was named a second team honoree. The Trojan infielder boasts a 3.39 GPA as a human biology major. Southall worked his way into the Trojan starting lineup, and never looked back. He appeared in 35 games, making starts for the Trojans at shortstop. He batted .250 and drove in nine runs.
Sophomore pitcher Huberman (Los Angeles, Calif./Hamilton HS) earns his first Pac-12 All-Academic honor, earning an honorable mention selection. An undeclared major, Huberman has a 3.14 GPA. The left-handed reliever boasted a 4.26 ERA and a 1-1 record. He appeared in 12 games for the Trojans, striking out 16 in 12.2 innings of work.