Judkins Named to Capital One Academic All-District Team

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Nick Judkins
Courtesy: Creighton Media Services

OMAHA, Neb. - Creighton Bluejay senior first baseman Nick Judkins has been named to the 2012 Capital One Academic All-District Seven First Team as announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) on Thursday.  It marks the first award for the Bluejay leader in his second season as a Bluejay.

Judkins leads the Bluejays offensively this season with a .299 batting average, starting and playing all 38 games at first base.  He has a team-high 44 hits and sits second on the team with 24 runs driven in.  He has a .402 on-base percentage this season, with 18 walks and eight hit-by-pitches.

He put together a season-high 14 game reach base safely streak, one game shy of his career-mark, earlier this season, the second longest streak on the season.  He also leads the team with 13 multi-hit games and has six multi-RBI games this year.

Judkins is also a staple for the Bluejays defense, starting every game at first base since he stepped on campus last season.  He has committed just one error in 434 chances for a .998 fielding percentage.

A 2011 Missouri Valley Conference Academic All-Conference honorable mention member, Judkins holds a 3.51 cumulative grade point average in business marketing.

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