Ilitch Business student-athletes receive All-GLIAC recognition for baseball

The Wayne State University baseball program had a school-record 25 GLIAC (Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) All-Academic recipients for the 2022 season. Of the athletes honored, 14 were Mike Ilitch School of Business students.

Student-athletes receiving All-Academic Excellence Team honors for maintaining a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5 were graduate student Ryan Foley (M.B.A.), redshirt senior Nicholas O’Dea (finance), senior Jacob Badalamenti (global supply chain management), redshirt junior Seth Marano (management), junior Kaden Stively (management) and sophomore Mitchell Mychajluk (finance).

Foley was named to the Excellence Team for the third consecutive year after receiving All-Academic Team accolades in 2019. Stively collected the award for the second straight season. O’Dea was also in his second year of eligibility after transferring from Oakland University in the fall of 2019. Badalamenti received his third consecutive GLIAC All-Academic honor, but first on the Excellence Team. Marano was in his first season of eligibility after transferring from Lansing Community College in the fall of 2020. Mychajluk was in his first year of eligibility.

Receiving All-Academic Team recognition for maintaining a cumulative GPA between 3.0 and 3.49 were graduate students Hunter DeLanoy (M.B.A.), Jacob Finkbeiner (M.B.A.) and Michael MacLean (M.B.A.), redshirt senior Nate Roede (management), seniors Noah Miller (finance) and Rudy Ramirez (global supply chain management), redshirt junior Brett Zimmerman (finance) and sophomore David Thurman (management).

Finkbeiner, MacLean and Roede received All-Academic honors for the fourth consecutive year, while DeLanoy and Zimmerman received their third GLIAC All-Academic certificate. Miller and Ramirez were honored for the second straight season. Thurman was a first-year eligible recipient.

Wayne State recorded the second-most Academic All-GLIAC honorees in school history with 247 during the 2021-22 academic year. WSU has produced 1,817 Academic All-GLIAC recipients over the last decade.

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