Spartans one of two Big Ten teams on 36-team Division I list.
In total, 141 Spartans earn a 3.0 GPA or higher.
Letterwinners earned minimum grade point average of 3.7 for the 2015-16 academic year.
Spartans will be playing in leagues around the country.
In all, 96 Spartans were recognized for having a 3.0 or higher GPA.
2015 (FRESHMAN): Finished the year 2-0 with a 2.08 ERA ... Made his collegiate debut at UCLA (2/27) ... Recorded a strikeout against Illinois in one inning of work (3/30) ... Pitched one inning and struck out two batters in a win over Northwestern (4/12) ... Made his first-career start against Central Michigan at Comerica Park (4/15), pitching 5.1 innings, striking out four and giving up zero runs ... Earned his first-career win by tossing a season-high 6.0 innings vs. Eastern Michigan (4/29), allowing no runs off five hits ... Picked up the win at Central Michigan (5/12), allowing one run off one hit in 2.0 innings ... Allowed just four runs on the season (17.1 IP).
HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year letterwinner and two-year captain for Coach Dave Van Noord at Hudsonville High School h Recorded a 1.84 ERA with 65 strikeouts in 45.2 innings pitched as a senior h Pitched in the 2014 East vs. West All-Star game at Comerica Park h Went 6-1 with a 2.23 ERA and 60 strikeouts in 44 innings pitched as a junior, earning all-region, all-district and all-conference honors h Hurled a no-hitter, including 11 strikeouts, in a 4-0 victory over East Kentwood on May 2, 2013 h Winning pitcher in the 2012 division 1 state championship, helping Hudsonville post a 35-5 record h Ranked the No. 4 player in the state by Michigan Baseball Prospects, No. 9 by Prep Baseball Report and No. 10 by Perfect Game
PERSONAL: Son of Bryan and Lisa Baar h Father played baseball at Western Michigan and went on to play for the Los Angeles Dodgers h Brother, Tyler, plays baseball at Toledo h Chose Michigan State over Michigan and Western Michigan h Undecided on a major at MSU