McLean repeats as Google Cloud Academic All-American

For the second-straight year, North Dakota State baseball player Jayse McLean has been named to the Google Cloud Academic All-America First Team.
For the second-straight year, North Dakota State baseball player Jayse McLean has been named to the Google Cloud Academic All-America First Team.

Courtesy GoBison.com

AUSTIN, Texas -
For the second-straight year, North Dakota State baseball player Jayse McLean has been named to the Google Cloud Academic All-America First Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

McLean is one of seven players that were repeat-picks to the team from either 2018 or 2017. He joins Northern Kentucky's Will Haueter and Yale's Simon Whiteman as the only repeat first-team selections this year. McLean is the 20th all-time selection (University & College Division) to the team from NDSU, while he is the sixth to earn a spot in multiple years. He joins Brian Bachmeier and Tim Colwell as the only players in school history to be named to the first team multiple times.

A redshirt senior from Great Falls, Mont., McLean maintained a perfect 4.00 grade-point average while majoring in mechanical engineering and currently has a 4.0 GPA in Graduate School.

McLean hit .174 in his senior season with 11 runs scored and 16 hits in 92 at-bats. He had two doubles, a triple and a pair of home runs, while driving in 12 runs. For his career, McLean hit .218 in 417 at-bats. He tallied 91 hits while scoring 70 runs in 142 career games with 118 starts. He finished with 11 doubles, six triples, and nine home runs while driving in 56 runs. He was 15-of-18 in stolen base attempts in his career. 

To be eligible for Academic All-America® consideration, a student-athlete must be a varsity starter or key reserve, maintain a cumulative G.P.A. of 3.30 on a scale of 4.00, have reached sophomore athletic and academic standings at his/her current institution and be nominated by her sports information director.

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