Marshall, Minn. – St. Thomas Aquinas
designated hitter, Mike Russo, has been named a Daktronics Third
Team All-American. Russo is one of four players from the East
Region to be named a First, Second, or Third Teamer.
Russo, a junior from Boca Raton, Fla., took home the East Coast Conference triple crown in 2012. His .381 batting average, six homeruns, and 44 runs batted in all were tops in the ECC.
Russo’s teammates, Frank Salerno and Matt Marotta, were also listed as Honorable Mention selections. Salerno was the ECC Player of the Year, while Marotta was the ECC Pitcher of the Year.
Members of the NCAA Division II College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) selected the All-America teams. The All-America team is sponsored by Daktronics, Inc., an acknowledged world leader in scoring, timing and programmable display systems for virtually every sport at every level of competition. Daktronics has sponsored the baseball All-America program since 2007.
To see the full team, click here.