ANNVILLE, Pa. - Hood College placed seven student-athletes on the 2017 Winter and Spring Academic All-Middle Atlantic Conference teams, as announced by the conference office.
The winter and spring teams encompass 17 different sports in the Middle Atlantic Conference.
The Academic All-MAC teams recognize the top student-athletes both in the classroom and on the field during the 2017 spring semester. The MAC sports information directors nominate and vote on the Academic All-MAC teams, giving 50 percent weight to both academic success and athletic success.
Hood's honorees as follows.
- Andy Baker, men's golf - All-MAC Commonwealth Second Team...Sixth at MAC Commonwealth Championships to become just the second all-conference golfer in school history...Shot a 71 twice during the fall (Elizabethtown, Franklin & Marshall) to set and tie the school record...Season average of 77 was a school-record, nearly four strokes better than the previous record...Second at Stevenson Spring Invitational (75) and Dickinson Spring Invitational (77)...Seven top 10 finishes in 10 tournaments...Dean's List.
- Scott Bolen, men's basketball - All-MAC Commonwealth Second Team...Bolen led Hood in scoring (15 points per game), 3-point field goal percentage (.395), free throw percentage (.804), steals (40) and blocked shots (13). He was second on the Blazers in rebounds (6.2), and his average of more than two assists was good for third most...Bolen saved the best for last with a 39-point outing in a 97-94 win over Arcadia. It was the third-highest single game total in school history and the second most in the MAC Commonwealth this season...He ranked among the conference leaders in scoring (seventh), rebounding (eighth), free throw percentage (fifth), 3-point field goals (fourth), blocked shots (eighth) and steals (fifth)...Chi Alpha Sigma.
- BJ Daisey, men's swimming - Earned four All-MAC honors at 2017 MAC Championships (17 career)...Second in 100 breaststroke and fourth in 200 breast...Set school records during prelims of both events (58.45 and 2:10.39)...Holds three individual school records and three relay records...Senior Class President...Dean's List...Head Resident Assistant...Dean's Award...Team captain...Class Council...Rotaract Club...Hosted HIV/AIDs awareness program on campus.
- Trevor Magnuski, men's basketball - Finished seventh in MAC Commonwealth in assists (2.9/game)...10th in steals (1.3)...Shot 52 pct from the field and 47 pct from 3, but improved those marks to 54 pct and 48 pct in MAC Commonwealth play...Set career-highs in nearly every category and played all over zone defense that led MAC Commonwealth in scoring defense...19 points vs. Wilson and 18 vs. Arcadia...8 rebounds vs. Marymount, Wilson, Albright...7 assists vs. Lycoming...Four of his five three-steal games came in conference play...NABC Honors Court...Dean's List...Chi Alpha Sigma, Omicron Delta Epsilon honor societies...SAAC.
- Cameron Rogers, men's swimming - Won second straight MAC Championship in 1650 free (16:15.09)...2017 All-MAC in 1650 free, 500 free and 800 free relay...Set school record in 500 free at MACs (4:43.34)...Won the 1000 free at every meet as a senior, running win streak in duals, tris and quads to 24 straight...Won 23 straight 500s in duals, tris and quads before streak was broken late in season...News Editor of Blue & Grey student newspaper...Interned at Catholic Review and Defense Information School...Chi Alpha Sigma...Alpha Lambda Delta...Hodson Trust Scholarship...2015-16 Academic All-MAC and CSCAA Scholar All-American.
- Roo Saglimbeni, softball - NFCA All-East Region Third Team...All-MAC Commonwealth Second Team...Hit .308 with six home runs and 22 RBIs, ranking second on the team in both homers and RBIs...Torched conference opposition to the tune of a .422 batting average, .822 slugging percentage with five homers and 15 RBIs...She was 3 for 5 with two doubles in Hood's win over No. 7 Messiah...After homering against Rutgers-Newark over spring break, she went deep in conference action against LVC, Lycoming, Stevenson, Widener and Alvernia...Her 4 for 4 effort at Lycoming highlighted a total of nine multi-hit games...Dean's List...Dean's Award...President of Best Buddies...Blazer Ambassador...Orientation Assistant.
- Alex Sexton, men's tennis - All-MAC Commonwealth Second Team...3-13 at first singles, 2-5 in conference play...7-10 at first doubles, 2-5 in conference play...Had singles wins against Lebanon Valley, Arcadia and Frostburg St...Doubles wins against St. Mary's, Susquehanna, FDU-Florham, McDaniel, Frostburg, Lycoming, Albright...SAAC...Students Providing Understanding and Resources...The Brotherhood service organization...Dean's List...President's List...Honors program.