Three Fighting Saints named All-Americans

Three Fighting Saints named All-Americans

College of St. Joseph's baseball team had three members selected to United State Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) All-American teams. Senior Kyle Gould was selected as one of 15 players to earn a spot on the USCAA First Team All-America squad. Sophomores Junior Bonhomme and Jeremy Johnson were selected to represent CSJ on the USCAA Academic All-America Team.

Gould, the Picton, Ontario, Canada native, was also honored this season as Yankee Small College Conference (YSCC) Player of the Year. He finished his final collegiate season with a batting average of .390 - third best in the YSCC and first for CSJ- and 30 hits, 19 runs. Gould led CSJ and was second in the YSCC with 9 doubles on the year. He was second on the team in stolen bases with 5. His team-leading 22 RBIs was good for sixth in the YSCC. See the full list of USCAA First Team All-Americans here.

To be chosen as a USCAA Academic All-American, student-athletes must have 24 or more credits on their USCAA transcripts and an overall, cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or above.

This is Bonhomme's second time earning USCAA Academic All-American recognition this year; he was named to the Academic All-American squad after playing basketball for CSJ. He joined the baseball team as a baserunner after two years of wearing the Fighting Saints uniform on the basketball court. As a baseball player for CSJ, Bonhomme scored five runs had 1 stolen base, 1 hit and 1 RBI.

Johnson has been a starting catcher and outfielder for the Fighting Saints for two seasons. This season, he also played on the pitcher's mound. Offensively, he led the team in home runs (3) for a second consecutive year. He had 21 hits, including 6 doubles and a triple, and recorded 16 RBIs - good for third on the team. Johnson made four appearances on the mound this year. His most notable was a 6-4 win over Central Maine where he allowed just 6 hits and threw 8 strikeouts in 8 innings of work.

For the full list of USCAA Academic All-Americans, click here.