DURHAM, N.C. – Graduate student pitcher Ethan DeCaster earned 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-District® III accolades as announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Thursday.
DeCaster is one of three ACC players to earn 2018 academic all-district honors, joining NC State’s Brett Kinneman and Clemson’s Logan Davidson.
Making his first appearance on a CoSIDA Academic All-District team, DeCaster has been dominant in 19 relief appearances, posting a 4-0 record while also picking up five saves. The right-hander from Shoreview, Minn., has allowed just three runs in 38.1 innings, good for a 0.70 ERA. DeCaster also boasts the best strikeout-to-walk ratio on the team (13.0), totaling 39 punchouts to three free passes.
A 2017 graduate of Creighton University, DeCaster joined the Blue Devils this season and enrolled in the Fuqua School of Business’ Master of Management Studies program.