The MW Scholar-Athlete Award is one of the highest academic honors bestowed by the Conference
Sophomore Coleman Poje and freshman infielder Russell Williams were honored
Poje homers to lead Falcons in loss.
Falcons take on Shockers March 26-27 and Rebels March 29-31.
Bast and Poje homer in 18-hit attack. White with eight innings pitched for the win.
Freshman (2013):Played in 23 games, making 13 starts...started six games at third, three in right, two at first and left...had nine hits and six runs scored...hit two home runs...first-career at bat came against UTSA...first-career hit game against Fresno State...went 3-for-5 with a homer and three runs scored in game game vs. Fresno State...also homered against New Mexico...earned Mountain West Scholar Athlete and Academic All-MW honors.
HIGH SCHOOL (Westminster):Lettered three years in baseball and football ... team captain as a senior in baseball and football ... earned Varsity Baseball Coach's Award as a junior and senior ... baseball team captain as a sophomore ... second-team all-region shortstop as a sophomore ... football team MVP, first-team all-region quarterback and football team captain as a sophomore ... National Honor Society member ... Beta Club and National Cum Laude Society ... AP Scholar with Honors ... high school baseball coach was Russell Wrenn ... played summer ball for the East Cobb Indians, coached by Randy Acuff.
PERSONAL:Member of cadet squadron 3...civil engineering major...has two brothers...brother, Brandon, is a 2012 USAFA Graduate...favorite food is Longhorn porterhouse steak...favorite book is Lone Survivor...favorite TV show is Tosh.0...favorite movie is The Sandlot...person in history he'd like to meet is George Washington...something most people don't know about him is that he switched high school's before his junior year...credits coach Brent McGuire as having the biggest influence on his sports career...enjoys lifting weights, fishing and snowboarding when away from baseball...son of Chris and Stephanie Poje.
Why I came to the Academy: "I came to the Academy because I want to accomplish something special with the next four years of my life, and there is no better place to achieve that goal than at the Academy. I also wish to honorably serve my country and fly planes for a living."