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): Saw action in 34 games, making 27 starts at second base ... Hit .213 with five doubles and eight RBIs ... Went 2-for-4 with a double at Ohio State (3/21) ... Drove in a run against Oakland (3/25) ... Walked and scored twice at Eastern Michigan on April 1 ... Had a two-run double at Indiana (4/26) ... Went 2-for-4 with two runs scored and an RBI in win over Purdue (5/2) ... Had a .973 fielding percentage.
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year varsity player and three-year captain for Coach Ian Hearn at Rockford High School h Batted .425 as a junior and .420 as a senior h Michigan Gatorade Baseball Player of the Year h Voted to the MHSBCA All-State Dream Team and named the MLive.com Grand Rapids Press Athlete of the Year and all-state as a junior and senior h Two-time all-conference, all-district and all-region performer h Helped Rockford to the 2011 Division 1 State Championship as a freshman h Ranked the No. 1 shortstop in the state by Perfect Game, No. 6 player in the state by Michigan Baseball Prospects, No. 5 player in the state by Perfect Game and No. 8 by Prep Baseball Report
PERSONAL: Son of Brian and Kim Young h Chose Michigan State over Nebraska and Michigan h Plans to major in finance at MSU