Players on the Brown University baseball team are busy honing their skills this summer, competing at various leagues across the country, while several recent alums have also progressed in the professional ranks.
Brown University had 10 student-athletes garner Spring Academic All-Ivy accolades in an announcement made by the Ivy League on Tuesday. The five men and five women were key contributors to their respective winter teams with a 3.0 or better cumulative grade point average.
Senior right-handed pitcher Christian Taugner and senior outfielder Rob Henry of the Brown University baseball team were both selected by the Milwaukee Brewers on the third day of the 2017 Major League Baseball Amateur Draft.
Junior outfielder Sam Grigo (Westbrook, Conn.) of the Brown baseball team has been named to the 2017 CoSIDA Academic All-America® Division I Second Team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
Seniors Rob Henry, Josh Huntley and Marc Sredojevic of the Brown baseball team were named First Team All-Ivy, announced Thursday in a vote by the league’s eight head coaches. In addition, Christian Taugner was named to the second team, and Sam Grigo and Cameron Deere collected honorable mention accolades.
In the ongoing effort to give back to the community, the Brown University baseball team recently took the time to volunteer at the Ronald McDonald House of Providence, making multiple trips over the course of the spring semester.
Senior Marc Sredojevic and junior Sam Grigo of the Brown baseball team both gained CoSIDA First Team Academic All-District accolades, the College Sports Information Directors of America announced on Thursday.
Today the NCAA recognized more than 1,200 Division I teams for outstanding academic achievements. Brown University tied with Dartmouth College for the highest number of Public Recognition Awards with 19 teams apiece.
Senior Christian Taugner tossed a complete game win to send the Brown baseball team past Yale in the first game, 12-1, before the Bears dropped the second game, 10-2, in Saturday’s Ivy League doubleheader at Yale Field.
The Brown baseball team will wrap up the season with a pair of doubleheaders against Yale this weekend. Brown will head to New Haven for two on Saturday before hosting the Bulldogs in a doubleheader on Sunday for Senior Day.