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15 Lions earn WIAC academic honors

MADISON, Wis. — The Finlandia University baseball team had 15 players named to the WIAC 2019-20 Men’s Scholastic Honor Roll.

To be eligible, student-athletes need to have a 3.00 G.P.A. or higher for the 2019-20 academi9c year.

Making the honor roll was freshman John Brundage, freshman Jimmy D’Angelo, freshman Antonio Ficara, freshman Tyler Hale, junior Nathan Johnson, senior Ashton Knutson, senior Shawn Knutson, senior Ben Loya, freshman Ian Martinez, freshman Josh Merced, junior Sawyer Murrell, senior Jean Pimentel, junior Will Thompson, freshman Gabe Voisin, freshman Greg Walker and sophomore Kenny Weimer.

The Lions compete in the WIAC in baseball only.

Lions add Burns

HANCOCK — Thomas Burns (Atlanta, Ga.) has committed to play for the Finlandia baseball team.

“I’m very excited to add Thomas to our program. He is a transfer pitcher from Trinity Baptist,” Finlandia head coach Evan Brandt said. “Thomas has a very strong arm and really understands pitching. We will look to him at the top of the rotation to be a key arm for us every weekend. I believe Thomas will grow quickly here because of his work ethic and excitement to get better every day. On the mound he has a very good mix of pitches and will be able to get deep into games for us every weekend.”

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