Shepherd’s Carney earns Academic All-America honors

AUSTIN, Texas — Shepherd University sophomore outfielder Jacob Carney has been named to the 2015 Capital One Academic All-America team. The team is selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

Carney, a third-team selection, boasts a 3.65 grade point average as a biology major. The Sherando High School graduate had a .436 batting average with a team-best 82 hits. His 60 runs scored and 26 walks were second on the team. Carney added eight doubles, two triples, and a home run on the year. He was 8-of-11 in stolen bases.