DURHAM, N.C. – Duke senior outfielder Will Piwnica-Worms was named to the Capitol One Academic All-District III First Team on Thursday, as announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
Piwnica-Worms earned his third straight Academic All-District III citation. Duke has now placed at least one player on the Academic All-District III Team for six consecutive years under seventh-year head coach Sean McNally.
Piwnica-Worms has started 40 of Duke’s 45 games in the outfield in 2012 and owns a 3.64 grade point average as an Evolutionary Anthropology major. A three-time member of the All-ACC Academic Baseball Team and ACC Academic Honor Roll, Piwnica-Worms is Duke’s active leader in hits (233), at bats (785), doubles (54), triples (15), home runs (16), RBI (132), runs (141), stolen bases (42), walks (59), games played (210) and games started (207).
Among the all-time career leaders at Duke, Piwnica-Worms ranks fourth in triples, seventh in doubles, ninth in at bats and 10th in stolen bases.
Piwnica-Worms now advances to the Capital One Academic All-America Team ballot, where first-, second- and third-team All-America honorees will be selected later this month.