June 18, 2014
FRISCO – It was another strong season for both Chase Angelle and Jude Vidrine on and off the field as the duo secured a spot on the Southland All-Academic second team.
Vidrine, a fifth-year senior out of Nederland, was an All-Southland honoree for his exploits throughout the season, including a .321 batting average and a league-best 46 walks, which ranked among the national leaders for much of the season. The everyday centerfielder was also was second in the conference in runs with 51 and posted team-best marks in on-base percentage (.448) and stolen bases (14). A three-time all-academic honoree, Vidrine majored in mechanical engineering and boasted of a 3.45 grade point average.
Angelle, another three-year all-academic selection, was LU’s top starting pitcher throughout the season. The southpaw made 15 starts this season, putting up a 3.57 earned run average over 98.1 innings of work. He also held apposing hitters to a .257 batting average and walked just 17. An junior accounting major out of Orange, he currently holds a 3.82 GPA.
Vidrine and Angelle were the only three-time honorees to earn a spot on the all-academic teams this year, and Sam Houston State’s Anthony Azar was named Student-Athlete of the Year.