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Finke Named Google Cloud Academic All-District II

Finke Named Google Cloud Academic All-District II

(AUSTIN, Texas) –Thomas More College senior outfielder Laura Finke (Fort Wright, Ky./Newport Central Catholic) has been named to the Google Cloud Academic All-District II Team selected by the College Sports Information Directors of the America (CoSIDA).

Finke will graduate on Saturday (May 12) with a 3.95 grade point average in biology.  She has started all 45 games for the Saints.  Finke has a .399 batting average as she is 61-of-153 with two triples, seven doubles, 43 runs scored and 18 runs batted-in.  She is 25-for-29 in stolen base attempts and has a .985 fielding percentage with 57 putouts.  Finke has 204 career hits, which ties her for first in the Thomas More record book with Kim Kreimer (2004-07).

By virtue of making the Academic All-District II team, Finke advance to the Google Cloud Academic All-America Team ballot.  This is the third-straight season that she has been named Academic All-District II.

To be nominated for Google Cloud Academic All-District, a student-athlete must be a starter or key reserve with at least a 3.30 GPA.  

The Google Cloud Academic All-District teams are voted on by Sports Information Directors within a district and the members of the CoSIDA Academic All-America committee voting on the national ballot.  District II includes every NCAA Division III institution in Kentucky, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Rhode Island and West Virginia.