Baseball’s Slinger ’22 honored by sports information directors

Hamilton College’s Brady Slinger ’22 (Nashville, Tenn./Montgomery Bell Academy) has been selected for the 2021-22 Academic All-District Baseball Team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

CoSIDA Academic All-District Baseball Team Release

Slinger is one of 13 student-athletes on the team in NCAA Division III District 3 — a district that only includes schools in New York State. The CoSIDA Academic All-District Team recognizes the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances on the field and in the classroom. Honorees need to be at least a sophomore in athletic eligibility, enrolled at their institution for one full academic year, have a cumualtive grade point average of 3.30 or better and play in at least 50 percent of their team’s games.

Slinger majors in chemistry and owns a 3.80 cumulative grade point average. The all-New England Small College Athletic Conference first team pick set program records for most hits (58), runs batted in (37) and stolen bases (31) in a season. He hit .411 with a .553 slugging percentage and .464 on-base percentage in 141 at-bats. He played in all 38 games, scored 41 runs, drew 16 walks and added eight doubles, three triples and two home runs.

Hamilton (21-17 overall) set a team record for wins in a season and made its first postseason appearance after the Continentals took second place in the NESCAC West Division with a 7-5 mark. Hamilton won its best-of-three NESCAC championship quarterfinal series with Trinity College and was one strike away from a conference title before the Continentals finished as runners-up to Middlebury College. Hamilton ended up ranked fifth in Region I by the NCAA.

 

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