Summers Named Conference Carolinas Baseball Scholar Athlete of the Year
July 8, 2014
High Point, NC, – Conference Carolinas announces the Spring Scholar Athletes of the Year as recently voted on by the student-athlete affairs committee. This prestigious award is presented annually to a student-athlete in each sport for recognition of their outstanding academic and athletic achievements. Pfeiffer’s senior infielder Tyler Summers was named the Conference Carolinas Baseball Scholar Athlete of the Year.
Each member school submits candidates that are the best of the best for the conference from their sport while meeting certain qualifications for nomination. The qualifications include being a junior or senior student-athlete with a cumulative grade point average of 3.25 or higher on a 4.0 scale in all work completed at their member institution that have played in a conference sponsored sport. The GPA is calculated based on the student-athletes cumulative average through the previous semester and each student-athlete must have attended their member institution for at least one academic year. Additionally, in order to qualify for the award the student-athlete must be a current member of the All-Conference Carolinas First, Second, or Third Teams that were recently selected by head coaches from conference member institutions that nominate and then vote upon award winners.
Tyler Summers is currently earning his MBA and has a 3.96 GPA (4.0 for the spring semester) from Pfeiffer University. The native of Mechanicsville, MD compiled a list of athletic accomplishments including being named to 1st Team All Conference, finishing 4th in the conference with a .382 batting average, and 5th in the conference with a .452 on base percentage.
Summers was listed in the top five in the conference in hits (73) and stolen bases (20). He had 25 multi-hit games in the team’s 49 contests, with a 14 game hitting streak. He recorded at least one hit in 41 of the 49 games on the season.