SALISBURY, Md. – Senior pitcher Dan Fein of the Salisbury University baseball team finished the 2015 season earning one of the top honors in the sport, as he was placed on the 2014-15 Capital One Academic All-America Division III Baseball Team, earning second-team honors.
Fein is the fifth baseball player in Salisbury history to earn Academic All-America honors, with Andrew Levy claiming the award most recently in 2013.
To be eligible for Academic All-America consideration, a student-athlete must be a varsity starter or key reserve, maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.30 on a scale of 4.00, have reached sophomore athletic and academic standings at his current institution and be nominated by his sports information director.
Fein held a 4.0 GPA throughout his four-year tenure at Salisbury, while majoring in mathematics. The Southbury, Connecticut native also earned the Elite 89 Award for the second-straight season, while receiving All-Capital Athletic Conference second team honors for his athletic accomplishments this season.
The lefty finished the 2015 season with a 6-1 record on the mound, notching 40 strikeouts and posting a 3.48 ERA. Fein leaves Salisbury tied for fifth in program history in career wins (25), ninth in most appearances (52), and 11th in total innings (237).
Since the program's inception in 1952, CoSIDA has bestowed Academic All-America honors on more than 18,000 student-athletes in NCAA Divisions I, II, III and NAIA, covering all NCAA championship sports.
To see the entire list of baseball Academic All-Americans, click here.