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MAGNOLIA, Ark. (SAU) - Senior right-handed pitcher Jon Mark Abbey has been named to the 2013 Capital One Academic All-District® Seven First-Team as it was announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) on Thursday.
As an Academic All-District® First-Team selection, Abbey will advance to the Capital One Academic All-America® Team ballot, where first-, second-, and third-team All-America honorees will be selected later this month.
Abbey, the lone representative from the Great American Conference, is a senior from Paris, Texas and has a 4.00 G.P.A. in Human Performance, Recreation & Community Service at Southern Arkansas.
On the diamond, Abbey has been among the conference starting rotation and currently sports a 7-3 record with a 3.30 ERA. In 76.1 innings pitched this season, Abbey has walked just 11 batters.