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Wallace named to CoSIDA Academic All-America team


Photo courtesy of Scott Terry and YHC Athletics

By: Michael MacEachern

Assistant Director of Athletics for Sports Communications


Young Harris College's Rome Wallace has been named to the Division II Academic All-America® Baseball third team as selected by CoSIDA (College Sports Information Directors of America).


Wallace is the 28th Young Harris student-athlete named to the prestigious Academic All-

America® team since 2011 and the seventh baseball player to earn the honor. David Atwood was named to the CoSIDA Academic All-America® team in 2012, 2013 and 2014, while Adam Moore was selected in 2014. Tyler Washington and Matt Rogers were each selected in 2019.


The CoSIDA Division II Academic All-America® program is being financially supported by the NCAA Division II national governance structure to assist CoSIDA with handling the awards fulfillment aspects for the 2021-22 Division II Academic All-America® teams program.


ROME WALLACE

  • Wallace is a junior outfielder from Beaufort, South Carolina.

  • Wallace has a 3.87 cumulative grade-point average as a biology major.

  • Wallace was named to the All-Peach Belt Conference second team in 2022.

  • In 58 starts, Wallace hit .327 (67-of-205) with 44 runs scored, eight doubles, 13 home runs, 23 walks and 57 RBI.

  • Wallace has a .556 slugging percentage, a .429 on-base percentage and a .992 fielding percentage.

  • Wallace has had 22 multi-hit games this year and added 16 multi-RBI games.

  • Wallace is sixth in the PBC in RBI and seventh in home runs .

  • Wallace is 26th in NCAA Division II in hit by pitches (18) and 31st in sacrifice flies (6).

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