June 5, 2012
TEMPE, Ariz. - Five Arizona State baseball student-athletes earned Pac-12 All-Academic recognition, conference commissioner Larry Scott announced on Wednesday. Deven Marrero was named to the second team, and Kasey Coffman, Joey DeMichele, Joseph Lopez and Maz Rossiter received honorable mention recognition.
Marrero, a junior infielder, earned a 3.51 cumulative GPA in three years at ASU. He is a criminal justice major and never had below a 3.26 semester GPA. This is the second consecutive year Marrero has been selected to the second team. Marrero also earned First Team Academic All-District VIII honors this season.
DeMichele, who is a finance major, recorded a 3.24 cumulative GPA in three years at ASU. A junior infielder, he earned Academic All-Conference recognition for the second time as he was named to the first team last season.
Coffman, a sophomore outfielder, has a 3.09 cumulative GPA and is majoring in justice studies, while Rossiter, a junior catcher, has a 3.17 cumulative GPA and is majoring in business public service & public policy. This is the first time both of them have been eligible to receive the honor.
Lopez, a senior right-hander pitcher, graduated this spring with a B.S. in Health Sciences (Health Policy) with a 3.17 cumulative GPA.
This is the 16th consecutive season that Arizona State has had at least two members on the conference All-Academic Team.
To be eligible for selection to the academic team, a student-athlete must have a minimum 3.0 overall grade-point average and be either a starter or significant contributor.