From Harding University
Harding University senior third baseman Jason Nappi was named Capital One 2nd Team Academic All-America on Tuesday, becoming just the second Harding baseball player ever to earn the honor.
Nappi, a native of Birmingham, Ala., led the Harding offense in nearly every category in 2011. He was tops on the team in batting average (.384), home runs (9), RBI (54) and stolen bases (20).
Nappi was a graduate student in Harding's College of Business during the 2010-11 school year, pursing a master's degree in business management and ethics. He had a 3.47 grade point average as an undergraduate and a perfect 4.00 GPA in grad school.