TOWSON, Md. — Drew’s Jonathan Rodrigues has been selected as the Landmark Baseball Senior Scholar Athlete for the 2017 season. He becomes the second Ranger to earn senior scholar baseball accolades, joining 2016 recipient Bobby Miskura.
Rodrigues ended his career with 117 hits, 62 runs, 57 RBI, 18 doubles, and walked 52 times in 134 games. He helped Drew qualify for the Landmark Conference Championship for the second straight year, a school record 26 wins, and a school record eight-game winning streak.
Off the field, Rodrigues maintains a strong 3.89 grade-point average while majoring in economics. He earned a spot on the Landmark Academic Honor Roll in each eligible semester and has earned Dean’s List honors every semester at Drew. Rodrigues was the recipient of the Economics and Business Department Service Prize and the Larry Horner Athletic Leadership Award. He was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa honor society and to the Omicron Delta Epsilon economics honor society.
Rodrigues has additionally participated in several community service and volunteer events while at Drew. He has been involved in Drew’s Unified Sports with Special Olympics New Jersey, served on the Drew Dining Services task force, and is a member of the Conversation Partners Program and Senior Gift Committee.
The Landmark Conference selects 20 senior scholar athletes each year to recognize the top student-athlete in each sport based on academics and athletics.
The honorees must have a cumulative grade-point average of at least 3.20 and are selected by a committee of Landmark Conference officers, athletics directors, faculty athletic representatives, senior woman administrators, and sports information directors. Chosen at the end of each sport season, the eight spring honorees will be announced over the next week.
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Tuesday, May 23 | Men's Tennis | Women's Tennis
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