MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - Senior Jake Loew has been named a preseason All-America in selections announced Friday by D3baseball.com.
Loew, the Hornets designated hitter, was named second team All-America after hitting .373 with a team-leading 15 doubles, seven triples, six home runs and 55 RBI for coach Kevin Anderson in 2016.
He was named second team All-ODAC, first team All-South by both the ABCA and D3baseball.com and a second team D3baseball.com All-America for his efforts.
Prior to this season, the CoSIDA Academic All-District V first team and Academic All-State honoree was named as team captain.
Loew is the sixth man in program history to earn D3baseball.com pre-season All-America honors. Nick Beall '13 was named in 2013, Kyle Scallion '12 in 2012, Greg Van Sickler '11 was named in both 2010 and 2011 and Kevin Brashears '11 in 2011.
Shenandoah opens up its 2017 season on February 18 versus Misercordia.