TIMBROOK AND INGRAM CHOSEN CACC SCHOLAR-ATHLETES OF THE YEAR
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (July 8, 2010) – Caldwell College’s Kyrie Timbrook and Philadelphia University’s Malcolm Ingram have been chosen the 2009-10 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Scholar-Athletes of the Year according to an announcement by Commissioner Dan Mara. Timbrook and Ingram are now candidates for the 2010 Division II Conference Commissioners Association Male and Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year awards.
Timbrook, who is from Los Gatos, Calif., was a three-time CACC All-Academic team selection, a second team ESPN the Magazine Academic All-American and was a three-time National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Scholar-Athlete. She graduated with a 3.7 grade point average as a communications major. She earned the April CACC Student-Athlete of the Month award, which is an honor that combines athletics, academics and community service. She was recently tabbed the CACC Woman of the Year and was an ECAC Robins Scholar-Athlete award winner in 2009.
On the field, Timbrook was the 2010 CACC and ECAC Player of the Year and a first team All-America selection by the NFCA and Daktronics. Timbrook set single-season conference records for hits and runs batted in and paced the conference in batting average (.449), slugging percentage (.742), hits (80) and RBI (68) as a senior. The three-time All-CACC first team performer helped lead Caldwell to a CACC Tournament championship in 2008 and regular-season titles in 2007 and 2010.
Ingram, who hails from Philadelphia, Pa., graduated in May with a degree in international business with a 3.63 grade point average. Ingram was a three-year member of the CACC All-Academic team and a two-time Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Star. Furthermore, Ingram was a 2010 Fulbright Scholar recipient, becoming the first student at Philadelphia University to do so. Ingram will study next year in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from March to December. In addition to his studies, he will also teach the game of basketball at local clinics and recreation centers.
Ingram, who was named the CACC Student-Athlete of the Month in March, helped lead the Rams to two CACC Championships in his three years as a starter and was a three-time All-CACC first team selection, including this past season. He averaged 16.1 points and 9.0 rebounds per-game as a senior, which ranked fifth and sixth, respectively, in the CACC. He also stood eighth in field-goal percentage by shooting 52.4-percent from the floor. He was a Daktronics and ECAC second team All-Region pick and was selected to the CACC All-Tournament team. Ingram helped Philadelphia advance to the NCAA Division II East Region Championship game, which was the team’s fourth straight appearance in the tournament. Philadelphia became the first CACC men’s team to advance to the regional final.