Schwartz Earns All-American Honors


ST. LOUIS – Maryville University’s Greg Schwartz has been named a Jewish Sports Review First Team 2007 College Baseball All-American.

Schwartz, a freshman from Chesterfield, Mo. (Parkway Central), was one of six pitchers named to the All-America First Team, which is comprised of players from both NCAA Division II and III. The left-handed pitcher was 3-1 on the mound with three saves and a 2.23 ERA in 32.1 innings of action. He made 13 appearances, all in relief, and struck out 35 batters.

Maryville finished the season at 20-20 overall and qualified for the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SLIAC) Tournament. For more information regarding the Jewish Sports Review and the All-America teams, please visit www.jewishsportsreview.com.

Maryville University, founded in 1872, is a private, coeducational institution offering approximately 50 undergraduate, seven master’s and two doctoral degree programs to 3,300 students. Ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of America’s Best Colleges in the Midwest, Maryville University prepares its students for successful and meaningful careers by offering programs that integrate liberal arts with professional studies.

Among Maryville’s most recent graduates, 94 percent are employed or attending graduate school. Approximately 15,000 alumni work and live in the St. Louis region.