COLORADO Springs, Colo. (April 19, 2017) – Zach Visinoni of the Colorado State University – Pueblo Baseball team claimed First Team Academic All-Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference honors in the RMAC's annual academic release Wednesday.
Five more Pack players earned a spot on the RMAC's All-Academic Honor Roll. Phillip Cruz (R-Jr., Highlands Ranch, Colo.), Sean Halsey (R-Jr., Arvada, Colo.), Kevin Megyeri (Sr., Colorado Springs, Colo.), Morgan Smith (R-Fr., Aurora, Colo.), and Justin Willman (Sr., Falcon, Colo.) all posted a 3.3 GPA or higher in their second full-year at CSU-Pueblo to take their place on the RMAC's All-Academic Honor Roll.
Visinoni (Sr., Paradise, Calif.) shines in the classroom with a 3.93 GPA. He is nearing his degree in Biology with an emphasis in cellular molecular bioscience.
On the field, Visinoni has emerged as one of the Pack's top relievers. He currently leads regulars in the Pack's bullpen with a 1.80 ERA. Visinoni has struck out 11 batters in 10 innings this season. He is 1-0 through eight appearances.
Cruz holds a 3.63 GPA. He is majoring in business management with an emphasis in marketing.
Halsey has posted a 3.52 GPA in business management. He has made seven appearances in relief for the Pack this season, posting a 0-1 record with six strikeouts in 5.2 innings pitched.
Megyeri earned a RMAC Honor Roll spot for the third consecutive season. He earned First Team Academic All-RMAC honors a year ago. This season, Megyeri has struck out four batters in 2.1 innings for a 15.43 k/9 inning ratio. He has a 7.71 ERA as a left handed specialist for the Pack.
Smith has a 3.31 GPA while pursuing his degree in psychology. On the field, Smith has a .276 batting average in 29 plate appearances this season. Smith has slugged two double and scored three runs.
Willman secured a spot on the honor roll for the second consecutive season. He has a 3.86 GPA in business management. Willman has scored five runs this season primarily as a pinch runner this season. He drove in a career-high two runs in the Pack's win over Colorado Christian University Sunday.
Pack Baseball returns home to face Regis University in the first four games of their last homestand of the season. The ThunderWolves will open their eight-game homestand with a showdown against the Rangers Friday April 21 at 6 p.m. at Rawlings Field.
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As a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, Colorado State University – Pueblo competes in 22 varsity sports in NCAA Division II intercollegiate athletics.