Springfield, Mass. - February 20, 2020 - For the first time in his career, Springfield College's Heath Post (Cheshire, Conn.) was named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District® team thanks on his efforts in the classroom and on the court.
This marks the first time since 2015 that Springfield College has had a men's basketball student-athlete named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District squad. Post was one of just five student-athletes from District I selected for the recognition, and the only from the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC). He is now eligible for Academic All-America accolades, which will be voted upon later this spring.
Post has had a decorated career at Springfield and has been outstanding in his final campaign for the Pride. A key reason why the Pride own a 21-3 record, including a 12-1 mark in conference play, and are ranked 15th in the most recent D3hoops.com National Poll, Post currently owns a 3.77 grade point average while majoring in Environmental Science.
On the court, Post is averaging 10.5 rebounds per game, which ranks 23rd nationally, while his 8.67 defensive caroms per contest is the fifth-highest total in the country. He is has been efficient in his efforts of producing 17.7 points per game, shooting 49% from the field (151-306), 45% from beyond the arc (39-86), and 81% from the free throw line (83-103). Additionally, he has delivered 14 double doubles on the season, which is the eighth most in all of Division III basketball this season. He has also registered 34 blocks and 27 steals on the season while just committing 34 fouls in 24 games.