NEW HAVEN, Conn. – The Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) has introduced its All-Academic Team for the 2012-13 winter athletic season today. A total of 30 student-athletes from the 14 conference schools have earned a place on the list.
Six student-athletes were named to the team for the third time in their careers, including Caldwell College’s Gillian Felix; Holy Family University’s Kelly Brady; Philadelphia University’s Taylor Peltzer and Kristen Blye; University of the Sciences’ Carolyn Edwards and Wilmington University’s Amanda Walters. Nine others student-athletes were repeat selections including: Bloomfield College’s Kevin Udo; Caldwell’s Gillian Felix; Dominican College’s Johnathan Brown; Holy Family’s Katie Duma, Carolyne Hestone and Mary Ellen McCollum; Philadelphia U.’s Megan Finn; Post University’s Raven Wright-James and USciences’ Elsebeth Birman.
In order to be named to the CACC All-Academic team, recipients must have participated in a CACC-Championship sport in the winter. They must be at least a sophomore academically and athletically, have been a student-athlete at their current school for at least two semesters, and have achieved a cumulative grade-point-average of 3.50 or higher through the winter semester.
The complete list of honorees, separated by sport, is below.
2013 CACC Winter All-Academic Team
#Gillian Felix, Sr., Caldwell (3.57) – Criminal
*Chelsea Loscalzo, Sr., Caldwell (3.88) – Marketing
Mariah Berry, So., Concordia (3.75) – Business Administration
Alyssa Dawson, So., Concordia (3.94) – Business Administration
Annie Farrow, Jr., Chestnut Hill (3.95) – Marketing
Ashley Morris, So., Felician (3.55) – Graphic Design
Brittany Baker, Jr., Georgian Court (3.55) – Accounting
Tanjae Lewis, So., Goldey-Beacom (3.54) – Criminal Justice
*Kelly Brady, Sr., Holy Family (3.98) – Elementary/Special Ed.
#Katie Duma, Jr., Holy Family (3.94) – Management Marketing
#Carolyne Heston, Jr., Holy Family (3.71) – Biology
#Mary Ellen McCollum, Jr., Holy Family (3.68) – Nursing
Reagan Jewell, So., Holy Family (3.53) – Sport Management
Sarah Pawlak, So., Holy Family (3.85) - Biology
*Taylor Peltzer, Sr., Philadelphia U. (3.93) – Marketing
*Kristen Blye, Sr., Philadelphia U. (3.95) – Finance
#Megan Finn, Jr., Philadelphia U. (3.98) – Finance
Courtney Overholt, Jr., Philadelphia U. (3.75) – Management
Najah Jacobs, So., Philadelphia U. (3.59) – Law and Society
Monica Schacker, So., Philadelphia U. (3.73) – Law and Society
#Raven Wright-James, Jr., Post (3.77) – Psychology
Jacquelynne Pugh, So., Post (3.51) – Sport Management
*Carolyn Edwards, Sr., USciences (3.60) – Occupational Therapy
#Elsebeth Birman, Sr., USciences (3.68) – Occupational Therapy
Jessica Sylvester, So., USciences (3.78) - Pharmacy
*Amanda Walters, Sr., Wilmington (3.71) – Criminal Justice
Men’s Basketball (4)
#Kevin Udo, Jr., Bloomfield (3.59) – Nursing
#Johnathan Brown, Jr., Dominican (3.70) – Education
Nick Schlitzer, So. Philadelphia U. (3.58) - Marketing
Andrew Corrigan, Sr., Wilmington (3.72) – Elementary Education
# - Two-time selection
* - Three-time selection
The Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference is an NCAA Division II Conference composed of 14 institutions in Connecticut, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. The member institutions are Bloomfield College, Caldwell College, Chestnut Hill College, Concordia (NY) College, Dominican (N.Y.) College, Felician College, Georgian Court University, Goldey-Beacom College, Holy Family University, Nyack College, Philadelphia University, Post University, University of the Sciences and Wilmington University.