DENVER - California Baptist senior designated hitter Ryan Mota was honored on Thursday for his dedication to the classroom as well as the diamond, being named Google Cloud Academic All-America® Third Team by the College Sports Information Directors of America.
Mota, a first team All-WAC honoree, hit .295 with 18 home runs and 53 RBIs to help the Lancers earn a share of the regular season title in the team's first season in NCAA Division I. In the classroom, he holds a 3.41 grade-point average as a sociology major.
Arkansas graduate student Trevor Exell was named Google Cloud Academic All-America Team Member of the Year.
For more information regarding the Google Cloud Academic All-America® program, visit https://academicallamerica.com/.