HIGH POINT, N.C.- Coker College senior baseball player Matt Ammons (Chester, S.C.) was named to the 2011 Conference Carolinas Baseball Academic All-Conference Team on Friday.

Conference Carolinas member institutions stress the role of "Academics and Athletics Working Together" and each sport’s Academic All-Conference award winners exemplify this continued league-wide commitment.  

The 2011 Conference Carolinas Baseball Academic All-Conference representatives have been awarded to the following junior and senior student-athletes with a cumulative grade point average of 3.25 or higher on a 4.0 scale in all work completed at their member institution that have played in a conference sponsored sport. The GPA is calculated based on the student-athletes cumulative average through the previous semester and each student-athlete must have attended their member institution for at least one academic year. 

Each year the Academic All-Conference Team is released while closing out each regular season before starting the tournament championships. Barton College (Wilson, NC) will host the Conference Carolinas 2011 Baseball Championship from Thursday, April 14 to Sunday, April 17.

Conference Carolinas championship winners will receive an automatic bid to the NCAA Championships.

Keep up with all the Conference Carolinas spring tournament action on the league website at: http://www.conferencecarolinas.com/Championships/2008-09/20082410_08-09ChampionshipsLinks