Jacobson earns academic honor
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. | South Dakota State junior Philip Jacobson was named to the Summit League All-Academic Team. Jacobson, a native of Dakota Dunes, has turned in a 3.91 GPA as a pharmacy major. He batted .295 with 17 runs batted in and a home run in 35 starts in the outfield. Jacobson also was a CoSIDA Academic All-District honoree earlier this spring.
More honors for Iowa's Adams
IOWA CITY -- The honors keep coming for University of Iowa junior Jake Adams. He earned two more All-America distinctions Wednesday.
The first baseman from Brandon, South Dakota, earned second-team honors from Perfect Game and the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association. Adams has now earned five All-America distinctions this season (second team by Collegiate Baseball and College Sports Madness and third-team by Baseball America).
Adams, who was selected Tuesday (and has since signed) in the sixth round of the 2017 MLB Draft by the Houston Astros, earned the distinction after being tabbed as the unanimous Big Ten Player of the Year and the only unanimous first-team All-Big Ten selection in 2017. He leads the NCAA lead with 29 home runs in his first season of Division I baseball, while ranking first in home runs per game (.48), third in total bases (183), fourth in slugging percentage (.747), and seventh in RBIs (72).