Daniel Rosenbaum of Pomona-Pitzer was voted to the 2019 Google Cloud Academic All-America Team for men's basketball selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) organization on Wednesday.
Voted a Google Cloud Academic All-District team honoree in late February, Rosenbaum was named a Second Team Academic All-American. The Academic All-America teams recognize the nation's top student-athletes for their combined performances on the court and in the classroom. The program separately recognizes basketball honorees in four divisions – Division I, Division II, Division III and NAIA. The 15-man Academic All-America men's team has a 3.89 GPA with the first team posting a 3.96.
To be nominated, a student-athlete must be a starter or important reserve with at least a 3.30 cumulative GPA. Nominated athletes must have participated in at least 50 percent of the team's games at the position listed on the nomination form. An athlete must have completed one full calendar year at their institution and reached sophomore athletic eligibility. Rosenbaum, along with California Lutheran's Austin Cole, were tabbed all-district previously.
Rosenbaum is a Computer Science major at Pomona-Pitzer and boasts a 3.84 GPA. In addition to his Academic All-America recognition, he was tabbed the 2019 SCIAC Athlete of the Year and a First Team All-SCIAC selection, and was was named a First Team All-West Region honoree after leading Pomona-Pitzer to a 26-3 overall record, a 15-1 mark in conference play and the league's number one seed in the SCIAC Postseason Tournament, and the league's automatic bid to the NCAA Division III Championship. Rosenbaum averaged 18.9 points per game and 5.9 rebounds per contest in 2018-19 - scoring in double figures in all but two games. In the Sagehens' conference tournament semifinal game against Redlands, he scored a single-game season-high 27 points. Rosenbaum was also named a First Team All-West Region selection by the NABC.