FELICIAN'S YOUNG AND HOLY FAMILY'S CARR TABBED CACC SCHOLAR-ATHLETES OF THE YEAR
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (July 7, 2011) – Devon Young of Felician College and Catherine Carr of Holy Family University have been tabbed the 2010-11 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Scholar-Athletes of the Year. Young and Carr, both standout basketball players, will now be eligible for the Conference Commissioners Association (CCA) Male and Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year awards.
Young, who graduated from Felician in May, was a second team Capital One Academic All-American and a first team All-District choice. He was also a three-time Arthur Ashe Sports Scholar. The native of Monmouth Junction, N.J., was named to the CACC All-Academic team three times, which requires at least a 3.50 grade-point average. Young concluded his career with a 3.70 GPA as an Accounting major. This is not the first major conference award won by Young, as he claimed the 2009-10 CACC Sportsmanship Award. He was tabbed the CACC Student-Athlete of the Month in February of 2010, which is awarded to student-athletes who perform well in academics, athletics and citizenship.
On the Court, Young is Felician’s all-time leading scorer with 1,958 career points. He was a three-year team captain and a three-time All-CACC performer, including first team status as a senior. He was a first team All-Met Writers selection this year and was a National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) and Daktronics second team All-Region pick. He was the 2008 CACC Rookie of the Year and the 2010 Conference Tournament MVP after leading the Golden Falcons to their first conference championship and NCAA Tournament bid. He won the Felician Senior Male Student-Athlete of the Year award and was a two-time CACC Player of the Week in his final season at Felician.
Carr, who hails from Bernardsville, N.J., was named the CACC Woman of the Year in June and was a three-time CACC All-Academic team selection. She made the Dean’s List every semester at Holy Family and graduated with a 3.86 GPA as a Sport Management major.
Like Young, Carr is Holy Family’s all-time leading scorer with 1,995 career points. She was a Division II All-American in 2011 and became the first Holy Family athlete to earn the honor. She also earned first team All-CACC honors for the third straight season and was a CACC All-Tournament team pick. She was named the CACC Player of the Week twice during the season and was also selected CACC Student-Athlete of the Month in December. Carr was named the Holy Family Athlete of the Year by the Northeast Times. Carr helped lead the Tigers to four straight NCAA Tournament appearances and four regular-season conference titles. She was the CACC Player of the Year as a sophomore and the Rookie of the Year in 2007-08.