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Kinesiology alum awarded Pac-12 Scholar-Athlete Award

Oregon State senior outfielder Jack Anderson has been named the Pac-12’s 2018 Baseball Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

A native of Lake Oswego, Oregon, Jack recently graduated with a major in Kinesiology (3.71 GPA) from the College of Public Health and Human Sciences and a minor in Business. In August, he will attend Regis University in Denver to pursue a doctorate in physical therapy.

Jack is the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) vice president and received the 2017 Pac-12 Leadership Award, a $3,000 scholarship for postgraduate study awarded to one male and one female student athlete each year.

He is also a three-time Pac-12 All-Academic selection, and twice was named a College Sports Information Directors of America Academic All-District 8 selection. Jack has served as the community service liaison for the Oregon State baseball program. He has been heavily involved in community service, from participating in Beavers Without Borders to volunteering at animal shelters, among many others.

To be eligible for the Pac-12 Scholar-Athlete of the Year award, student-athletes must be a senior (in athletics eligibility), on track to receive a degree, have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher, participate in at least 50 percent of scheduled contests and have spent a minimum of one year on campus. Athletic accomplishments are also taken into consideration.