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May 24, 2011

Hoover, Ala. – South Carolina junior left-handed pitcher Michael Roth has been named to the Capital One Academic All-America First Team as selected by CoSIDA (College Sports Information Directors of America). An international business major, Roth is a quarterfinalist for the Pitcher of the Year award and a semifinalist for the Howser Award. On the field, he is 10-3 with a 1.28 ERA on the year with six of his wins coming in league play. His 1.28 ERA is the best mark in the SEC as well.

To be nominated for the team, a student-athlete must have a 3.3 or better cumulative GPA and be in their second year of competition and academically at a school.