By Caleb Scott
ADA — Junior Caleb Thomas (Strongsville) has been named to the Google Cloud First Team Academic All-District 7 Team by the College Sports Information Directors of America for his efforts on the field and in the classroom this season.
Thomas was the lone Polar Bear on the list and earned the honor for the first time in his career.
The 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-District® Baseball Team, selected by CoSIDA, recognizes the nation's top student-athletes for their combined performances on the field and in the classroom.
First-team Academic All-District® honorees advance to the Google Cloud Academic All-America® ballot, with first- and second-team Academic All-America® honorees to be announced in June.
The Mechanical Engineering major was also named Academic All-OAC in 2017 and was recently named First Team All-Ohio Athletic Conference for the 2018 season.
Thomas led the team with 38 RBI this season and wad tied for second on the team with four home runs.
He saw career-high numbers this season in hits (48), RBI (38), home runs (4) and doubles (12).
The Polar Bears finished the season 27-15 overall and 11-7 in the OAC and made an appearance in the OAC Tournament for the first time since the 2000 season.