Duff Tittle | Posted: 18 Jun 2021 | Updated: 12 Oct 2021

Gambill named to WCC All-Academic Baseball Team

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Cole Gambill named to WCC All-Academic Team 2021
Eight Cougars receive WCC All-Academic Honorable Mention recognition

SAN MATEO, Calif. — BYU right fielder Cole Gambill was one of 13 student-athletes named to the West Coast Conference All-Academic Baseball Team on Friday.

The junior from Alpine, Utah, played in all 50 games for BYU, starting the majority of the season in right field. He currently has a 3.95 grade point average as a pre-business finance major and was previously named to the 2021 All-WCC Baseball First Second Team.

Gambill finished top 10 in WCC play in eight offensive categories including fourth in home runs (6) and total bases (59), fifth in walks (17) and sixth in runs (22). He was seventh in RBI (20), doubles (9) and slugging percentage (.584) and ninth in triples. Gambill was also WCC Player of the Week for May 3.

Eight other Cougars were named 2021 WCC All-Academic Honorable Mention, including first baseman Freddy Achecar, infielders Bryan Call, Peyton Cole and Andrew Pintar, outfielder Hayden Leatham, catcher Joshua Cowden and pitchers Cooper McKeehan and Easton Walker.

To be considered for the WCC All-Academic Baseball Team, a student-athlete must maintain at least a 3.2 cumulative grade point average, while also being a significant contributor on the team.