CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Virginia third baseman Jake Gelof was named the Baseball Division I CSC Academic All-America®Team Member of the Year, announced Wednesday (June 7) by College Sports Communicators. He is the third Virginia student-athlete to claim the honor this academic year, joining Ben Vander Plas (Men’s Basketball) and Lexi Cuomo (women’s swimming).

Gelof, a media studies major, is a first team Academic All-America® selection for the second-straight season. He is one of seven members of this year’s Academic All-America® Division I baseball team earning the recognition for at least the second time. He the first Cavalier ever to earn first team honors multiple times.

Recently named a 2023 All-American by Collegiate Baseball, Gelof has already become Virginia’s career leader in home runs and leads the Cavaliers this season in round trippers with 22. A semifinalist for both the Golden Spikes Award and the Dick Howser Trophy, Gelof has started all 60 games for the Cavaliers this year and his hitting .330 with 21 doubles, three triples, 22 homers and 84 RBI. He already has eclipsed his on single-season RBI record and is currently tied with Brian Buchanan (1994) for the single-season home run record.

Virginia Baseball CSC Academic All-Americans

1970 Steve Bryant, OF 1st
1972 Mike Judkins, P 3rd
1982 Kevin Clarke, DH 3rd
1983 Kevin Clarke, OF 3rd
1984 Kevin Clarke, OF 1st
1990 Richard Sharff, 3B 2nd
2001 David Stone, OF 3rd
2002 David Stone, OF 2nd
2010 Danny Hultzen, P 2nd
2011 Danny Hultzen, P 1st
2022 Jake Gelof, 3B 1st
2023 Jake Gelof, 3B 1st