Dallas Baptist's McAlpine Named Academic All-District
McAlpine was named to District seven's first team and now advances to the national ballot for Academic All-America consideration. That team will be announced on May 23.
McAlpine, a senior from North Richland Hills, Texas (Birdville HS), is currently hitting .321 at the plate with WAC-best 12 home runs. He has a team-best 43 RBI and holds a .635 slugging percentage. He has scored 33 runs and leads the Patriots with a .427 on base percentage. McAlpine's 12 home runs ranks him ninth nationally in the category.
McAlpine is studying kinesionolgy and holds a 3.80 grade-point average.
In order to be eligible for Academic All-District and All-America honors, a player must have completed at least one academic year, must be a starter or significant reserve, must have a 3.30 cumulative grade-point average and must have completed at least one full academic year at her institution. Voting is done by members of CoSIDA (College Sports Information Directors of America).
The complete teams can be found here.