Southall, La Bruna and Huberman Earn Pac-12 All-Academic Honors|
June 4, 2015
LOS ANGELES - Three Trojans earned honors for their success in the classroom as well as on the diamond, as the Pac-12 Conference announced the All-Academic selections today. To be eligible for selection to the academic team, a student-athlete must have a minimum 3.0 overall grade point average and be either a starter or significant contributor.
Leading the way is redshirt sophomore shortstop Reggie Southall (Inglewood, Calif./Serra HS), who earned his first career First Team Pac-12 All-Academic honor. He boasts a 3.47 GPA as a human biology major. Southall, who was a second team honoree in 2014, batted .250 over 48 games for the Trojans, starting 38 at shortstop this season. He drove in a career-high 19 runs and had one home run. Southall was named to the Lake Elsinore NCAA All-Regional Team after he batted .400 (6-for-15) over the four-game regional competition.
Redshirt senior Angelo La Bruna (La Canada, Calif./Duke) earned his first Pac-12 All-Academic second team selection in 2015 after transferring from Duke. A two-time ACC All-Academic honoree, he boasts a 3.35 GPA as a political science major at USC. La Bruna appeared in 39 games this season, making 22 starts at shortstop. He averaged .250 with nine RBI and two home runs.
Marc Huberman (Los Angeles, Calif./Hamilton HS) earned Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention honors for his second straight season. The junior has been named an honorable mention selection for the second-straight season with a GPA of 3.155 in Policy,
Planning and Development. Huberman led the team with 27 appearances all out of the pen, and boasted a team-low ERA of 2.36. He finished with a record of 6-4 with four saves over 49.2 innings of work. He struck out 48 total batters and opponents his .215 off of him.