Tucson Post 59 (KFC) outfielder Greg Snyder was named to the National American Legions Baseball All-Academic Team. The team was announced during The American Legion World Series earlier this month. Snyder, a graduate of Sahuaro, was a finalist for the AllSportsTucson.com Student Athlete of the Year award.
Each player on the All-Academic Team received a $2,500 scholarship. An overall top academic player is named the team captain and awarded a $5,000 scholarship. This year’s captain was Adam Conway from Colonial Heights, Va., Post 284.
Greg Snyder, Tucson Post 59 (KFC)
Adam Conway from Colonial Heights, Va., Post 284
Christopher Cioffi, Newburyport, Mass., Post 150
Luke Feliciano, from Lyndhurst, N.J., Post 139
Samuel Craft, from Greenville, N.C., Post 39
Robert Parkey, from Brookfield, Mo., Post 182
Camden Dice, from Gladwin, Mich., Post 171
Matthew Lamb, from Doniphan, Neb., Post 53
Brett Williams, from Yakima, Wash., Post 36
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