NEW HAVEN, Conn. (May 30, 2017) -- Eleven student-athletes on Tuesday were named to the 2017 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Men's Tennis All-Academic Team, as announced by Commissioner Dan Mara.
Three of the 11 earned cumulative grade point averages of 3.90 or higher, including Post University's Ludvig Henrikson, who posted the highest mark at 3.96. That mark also allowed Henrikson to win the Top XV Award at the 2017 CACC Men's Tennis Championship in late April for having the highest GPA of all student-athletes competing at the finals site of the event. The other two student-athletes to post marks of 3.90 or better were University of the Sciences' Borna Novak (3.92) and Caldwell University's Maximilian Ziegler (3.90).
The other eight honorees to make the squad included Ville Heikkilae (3.78, Bloomfield College), James Bojko (3.52, Caldwell), Lucas Bocaletto (3.64, Chestnut Hill College), Pedro Regalin (3.56, Chestnut Hill), Jacobo Atri (3.62, Philadelphia University), Sean DeBlasio (3.74, PhilaU), Nathan Nguyen (3.71, USciences) and Evan Halperin (3.87, USciences).
To be eligible for the All-Academic Team, a student-athletes must meet the following criteria: a) minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 at the end of the immediate preceding term; b) minimum of two semesters enrolled as full-time student at member institution; c) student-athlete must be second year student-athlete at member institution; and d) student-athlete must have been athletically eligible the season preceding the award and used a season of eligibility.
ABOUT THE CACC
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 University, Chestnut Hill College, Concordia (N.Y.) College, Dominican (N.Y.) College, Felician University, Georgian Court University, Goldey-Beacom College, Holy Family University, Nyack College, Philadelphia University, Post University of Waterbury, University of the Sciences, and Wilmington University.