May 6, 2011

Sam Hill named 2011 Capital One Academic All-District

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Sam Hill, a senior on the Birmingham-Southern baseball team, has been voted 2011 First-Team Capital One Academic All-District®, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

Hill, a senior catcher from Mobile, Ala., carries a 3.67 GPA as an accounting major. This season he was voted First-Team All-Conference and was named SCAC Player of the Week on March 2. He was third on the team batting .396 and second on the team with 57 hits and 44 RBI.

Hill was one of four players in the SCAC to be named to the All-District teams, and one of three to be named First-Team. He is now eligible for the Capital One Academic All-America® team, to be voted on in the upcoming weeks.