TOWSON, Md. – University of Maryland senior Kyle Convissar has been named to the 2014 Capital One Academic All-America Division I Baseball team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
Convissar, who was named to the All-District II team earlier this month, earned second team honors and is the first Maryland baseball player to be named to the CoSIDA Academic All-America team since Todd Kilmer in 1995. To be a candidate for the award, a player must have a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or better and be a starter or key reserve on his team.
The Severna Park, Md., native is only the third Terrapin baseball player to earn All-America honors and is the first Maryland student-athlete to earn the distinction since 2010. Including Convissar, a total of 43 Maryland student-athletes have earned Academic All-America honors all-time.
Convissar graduated this spring with a degree in finance with a 3.99 GPA. A three-time All-ACC Academic selection, Convissar is hitting .252 with four doubles, a home run and 15 RBI this spring with a .418 on-base percentage. He was named to the team as a designated hitter where he has started 23 games for the Terps.
To view the complete list of All-American honorees, visit CoSIDA.com.