Eure Named Academic All American & Drafted by Milwaukee

June 06, 2001
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

June 6, 2001

LAKELAND, FLA. - Old Dominion University third baseman Jeff Eure (Pillow, Pa.) has been selected to the third team Verizon/CoSIDA Academic All American squad. Eure has a 3.97 grade point average in Health and Physical Education. He was also selected in the 18th round by the Milwaukee Brewers as a catcher.

Eure led the Monarchs with seven homeruns and 40 runs batted in. He scored 43 times and had nine doubles. The junior hit .271 and started all 56 games at third base. As a sophomore, he hit .331 with eight homers and 60 runs batted in. Through three years, Eure has 19 career homers and 126 career runs batted.

Eure becomes the seventh Monarch baseball player to earn Academic All-American honors.

PAST BASEBALL MONARCH ACADEMIC ALL AMERICANS

Dan McCarthy IF Business Second Team 1975

Todd Azar OF Accounting First Team 1986 & 1987

Pat Evangelista SS Finance Second Team 1990

Shawn McDonnell C Sports Mgmt. Second Team 1992

Kevin Gibbs OF Political Science 2nd Team 1994/1st Team 1995

Matt Quatraro C History First Team 1996