Canisius College graduate Sean Jamieson (Simcoe, Ontario) has been named an ECAC Division I Baseball All-Star. The Eastern College Athletic Conference named Jamieson to the Second Team.
Jamieson is the fourth Golden Griffin to receive the honor in the last four seasons. Ian Choy (First Team, 2010), Kevin Mahoney and Kevin Mailloux (Second Team, 2008 and 2009) also have been honored.
Jamieson started 57 games at shortstop during the 2011 season, leading Canisius in batting average (.350), runs scored (60), home runs (13), RBI (51), walks (34) and stolen bases (22). Jamieson was named the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Male Student-Athlete of the Year on August 2. He was named the MAAC Co-Player of the Year in baseball as well as an All-MAAC First-Team selection. Jamieson has also earned Capital One Academic All-America Second-Team honors and was named a Louisville Slugger National Player of the Week (March 28). He also was one of 10 shortstops named a semifinalist for the Brooks Wallace Award Watch List, an award given to the top shortstop in the country.
Following the 2011 season, Jamieson was drafted by the Oakland Athletics in the Major League Baseball Draft. Jamieson was selected in the 17th round (No. 526 pick overall). Jamieson is the sixth Canisius College baseball player associated with the program to be drafted in the last four years. The Simcoe, Ontario native is currently playing for the Vermont Lake Monsters of the New York-Penn League.