CACC Headlines

  • Chestnut Hill's Leckonby & USciences' Miletic Named Google Cloud CoSIDA Academic All-Americans
    June 14, 2018
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (June 14, 2018) -- A pair of Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) standouts were recently named to the 2018 Google Cloud CoSIDA Academic All-America At-Large Women's Team, including Chestnut Hill College's Hunter Leckonby and University of the Sciences's Karla Miletic. The announcement was made by the national organization of sports information directors. Leckonby was named to the Academic All-America First Team, while Miletic garnered a spot on the second team.
  • Concordia's Evangelisti & Dominican's Souza Named Google Cloud Second-Team Academic All-Americans
    June 14, 2018
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (June 14, 2018) -- A pair of Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) standouts this week were named to the 2018 Google Cloud CoSIDA Academic All-America Second Team, including Concordia College's Alessandro Evangelisti and Dominican College's Kyle Souza. The announcement was made by the national organization of sports information directors, who nominate and vote on the awards.
  • Four CACC Standouts Earn USILA Division II Scholar All-Americans
    June 14, 2018
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (June 14, 2018) -- Four Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) men's lacrosse standouts were recently named Division II Scholar All-Americans by the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA). The four included Georgian Court University's Jeffrey Galatola and a trio of Chestnut Hill College stars, including Dylan Klusaritz, Kyle Newman and Joshua Pope.
  • Former Felician Standout Jerry Vasto Gets the Call Up to MLB & the Colorado Rockies
    June 12, 2018
    RUTHERFORD, N.J. (June 12, 2018) – Beginning late Saturday night, Felician University graduate Jerry Vasto '15 experienced a 24-hour period about which many young men dream – but not many sleep doctors would recommend.
  • Felician's Matt Diesel Named Google Cloud CoSIDA First-Team Academic All-American
    June 12, 2018
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (June 12, 2018) -- Felician University standout Matt Diesel was recently named to the Google Cloud CoSIDA Academic All-America First Team, as announced by the national organization of sports information directors. It marks the fourth All-America squad that Diesel has been named to this season, as he also earned All-America honors for his stellar play on the diamond from D2CCA, ABCA and NCBWA.
  • GCU's Reilly & WilmU's Burton Named FPN All-Americans
    June 12, 2018
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (June 12, 2018) -- A pair of Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) softball standouts this week collected All-America honors from the Fastpitch News (FPN), as announced by the national media outlet. The duo included Georgian Court University's Samantha Reilly being placed on the first team, and Wilmington University's Rosa'Lynn Burton earning second-team status.
  • Dominican Names Sean McCarthy as New Women's Soccer Head Coach
    June 07, 2018
    Orangeburg, N.Y. (June 7, 2018) -- Dominican College Director of Athletics, Joseph S. Clinton, has announced the hiring of Sean McCarthy as the new head women's soccer coach.
  • Thirty-Three Standouts Named to 2018 CACC Women's Track & Field All-Academic Team
    June 06, 2018
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (June 6, 2018) -- Thirty-three (33) student-athletes on Wednesday were named to the 2018 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Women's Track & Field All-Academic Team, as announced by Commissioner Dan Mara. The total number of honorees represented 10 schools that sponsor the sport at the varsity level in the CACC.
  • Twenty-Two Student-Athletes Earn a Spot on 2018 CACC Men's Track & Field All-Academic Team
    June 06, 2018
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (June 6, 2018) -- Twenty-two student-athletes on Wednesday were named to the 2018 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Men's Track & Field All-Academic Team, as announced by Commissioner Dan Mara. The total number of honorees represented nine schools that sponsor the sport at the varsity level in the CACC.
  • Wilmington Names Christian Stamm as its New Head Track & Field Coach
    June 06, 2018
    NEWARK, Del. (June 6, 2018) -- Director of Athletics Dr. Stefanie Whitby is pleased to announce Christian Stamm as the head coach of the newly minted Wilmington University men's and women's outdoor track and field teams, set to begin competition in spring 2019.
  • Felician's Matt Diesel Named Consensus All-American by Locking Up First-Team Honors from the ABCA
    June 05, 2018
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (June 5, 2018) -- Felician University baseball standout Matt Diesel was recently named a First-Team All-American by the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA). With the honor, Diesel became a consensus All-American this season, as he also locked up first-team honors from the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) and second-team accolades from the Division II Conference Commissioners Association (D2CCA).
  • Felician's Matt Diesel Named D2CCA Second-Team All American
    June 05, 2018
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (June 5, 2018) -- Felician University baseball standout Matt Diesel was recently named a Second-Team All-American by the Division II Conference Commissioners Association (D2CCA). It marked the second All-America honor for Diesel this season.
  • Forty-Six Student-Athletes Land on 2018 CACC Baseball All-Academic Team
    June 05, 2018
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (June 5, 2018) -- Forty-six (46) student-athletes on Tuesday were named to the 2018 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Baseball All-Academic Team, as announced by Commissioner Dan Mara. The total number of honorees represent 11 of the 12 programs that sponsor the sport at the varsity level in the CACC.
  • John Cavaliere Named the Head Men’s Basketball Coach for Concordia
    June 05, 2018
    BRONXVILLE, N.Y. (June 5, 2018) – Concordia College Director of Athletics Kathy Laoutaris '93 has named John Cavaliere, currently the Associate Head Men's Basketball Coach, as the new Head Men's Basketball Coach on Tuesday.
  • Goldey-Beacom Coach Andrew Shearer & Daughter Aubrey to Raise Awareness for Mental Illness & Teen Suicide
    June 04, 2018
    WILMINGTON, Del. (June 4, 2018) -- Goldey-Beacom cross country/track & field coach Andrew Shearer is teaming with his daughter, Aubrey, to hold an endurance run toward raising awareness about mental illness and teen suicide.
  • Fifty Student-Athletes Named to 2018 CACC Softball All-Academic Team
    June 04, 2018
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (June 4, 2018) -- Fifty (50) student-athletes on Monday were named to the 2018 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Softball All-Academic Team, as announced by Commissioner Dan Mara. The total number of honorees represent all 14 schools that play the sport at the varsity level in the conference.
  • Four CACC Track & XC Standouts Named to 2018 Google Cloud/CoSIDA Academic All-District Team
    June 01, 2018
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (June 1, 2018) -- Four Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) women's track & field/cross country standouts were recently named to the 2018 Google Cloud/CoSIDA Academic All-District Team, as announced by the national organization of collegiate sports information directors. The list included Malawi Allen (Georgian Court University), Kendall Fitzgerald (Post University), Jessica Handsaker (Georgian Court) and Kylie Jones (Georgian Court). The four will now move on for consideration for the 2018 Academic All-America Team, which will be announced later this month.
  • HFU's Augustin & Dominican's Zigic Named to Google Cloud CoSIDA Academic All-District Team
    June 01, 2018
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (June 1, 2018) -- Two Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) men's track & field/cross country standouts (Holy Family University's Tarai Augustin & Dominican College's Jovan Zigic) were recently named to the 2018 Google Cloud CoSIDA Academic All-District Team for Division II, as announced by the national organization for sports information directors. The two stars will now move on for consideration for the CoSIDA Academic All-America Team in the sport, which will be announced later this month.
  • 40 Student-Athletes Named to 2018 CACC Women's Lacrosse All-Academic Team
    June 01, 2018
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (June 1, 2018) -- Forty student-athletes on Friday were named to the 2018 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Women's Lacrosse All-Academic Team, as announced by Commissioner Dan Mara. The total number represent all 10 member schools that sponsor the sport at the varsity level. The 2018 total tops the mark of 35 that comprised the 2017 CACC Women's Lacrosse All-Academic Team.
  • Caldwell Names Hasani Whitfield New Head Baseball Coach
    June 01, 2018
    CALDWELL, N.J. (June 1, 2018) -- Caldwell University Assistant Vice President/Director of Athletics Mark A. Corino has announced the hiring of Hasani Whitfield '05 as the next baseball head coach. Whitfield was a standout four-year player for the Cougars and was inducted into the Caldwell Athletics Hall of Fame in 2012.
  • Nine Student-Athletes Named to Inaugural CACC Men's Lacrosse All-Academic Team
    May 31, 2018
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (May 31, 2018) -- Nine student-athletes on Thursday were named to the inaugural Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Men's Lacrosse All-Academic Team, as announced by Commissioner Dan Mara. The nine student-athletes represented four member schools that sponsor the sport in the conference.
  • Sixteen Student-Athletes Named to 2018 CACC Men's Tennis All-Academic Team
    May 30, 2018
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (May 30, 2018) -- Sixteen student-athletes on Wednesday were named to the 2018 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Men's Tennis All-Academic Team, as announced by Commissioner Dan Mara. The total number of student-athletes named to the all-academic team represent the five member schools that compete in the sport at the varsity level. The 2018 total tops the mark of 11 that comprised the 2017 CACC Men's Tennis All-Academic Team. 
  • Nyack College Claims Both the Men's & Women's Team Sportsmanship Awards for the Second-Consecutive Year
    May 25, 2018
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (May 25, 2018) -- Nyack College on Friday claimed both the Men's and Women's 2017-18 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Sportsmanship Awards, as announced by Commissioner Dan Mara. It marks the second-consecutive year the Warriors claimed both sportsmanship awards.
  • Georgian Court's Xena Valenzuela to Participate in 2018 IWLCA Senior All-Star Game, June 2
    May 25, 2018
    GRAND LAKE, Colo. (May 25, 2018) -- Georgian Court University's Xena Valenzuela will get one last opportunity to take the field as the women's lacrosse senior earned selection to participate in the 2018 Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association's (IWLCA) 2018 Senior All-Star game next Saturday, June 2 in Sparks, Md.
  • Trio of Caldwell Softball Standouts Earn ECAC All-Star Honors
    May 25, 2018
    DANBURY, Conn. (May 25, 2018) -- The Caldwell University softball team earned three players on the Eastern College Athletic Conference All-Star Team as announced on Thursday. Senior catcher Marisa Monasseri (Monroe, N.J.) along with senior outfielder Kiahna Silva (Etiwanda, Calif.) and freshman first baseman Maya Rodriguez (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) were named ECAC First Team All-Stars.
  • Caldwell Names Dr. Ryan Carpenter as New Women's Tennis Head Coach
    May 24, 2018
    CALDWELL, N.J. (May 24, 2018) -- Caldwell University Assistant Vice President/Director of Athletics Mark A. Corino has announced the hiring of Dr. Ryan Carpenter as the next Women's Tennis Head Coach.
  • Felician Names Elson Smajlaj as its New Cross Country Head Coach
    May 24, 2018
    RUTHERFORD, N.J. (May 24, 2018) – Elson Smajlaj (SMAI-lai) of North Bergen has been appointed the head coach of the women's and men's cross-country teams at Felician University, Felician director of athletics Ben DiNallo Jr. announced today.
  • Georgian Court Wins 2017-18 Women's Sports Alfred R. Restaino, Sr. Cup
    May 24, 2018
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (May 24, 2018) -- Powered by championships in women's soccer, women's lacrosse and women's track & field, Georgian Court University on Thursday was crowned the 2017-18 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Alfred R. Restaino, Sr. Cup winner for women's sports excellence during the campaign. The announcement was made by CACC Commissioner Dan Mara. The cup is awarded annually to the institution that performs at the highest level in all CACC-sponsored women's sports.
  • Wilmington Claims Ninth-Consecutive CACC Alfred R. Restaino, Sr. Cup for Men's Sports
    May 24, 2018
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (May 24, 2018) -- Wilmington University on Thursday claimed its ninth-consecutive Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Alfred R. Restaino, Sr. Cup for Men's Sports, as announced by Commissioner Dan Mara. The Wildcats claimed the 2017-18 Cup thanks to conference titles in both men's golf and baseball, along with other strong performances from men's sports teams on the New Castle, Del., campus.
  • Five CACC Golf Standouts Earn PING GCAA All-East Region Honors
    May 24, 2018
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (May 24, 2018) -- Five Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) golf standouts this week were recognized with Division II PING All-East Region honors from the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA). The five included Mos Bangpetch (Concordia College), Sebastian Armas (Dominican College), Minwoo Park (Concordia), Ryan Rucinski (Wilmington University) and Hunter Wescott (Dominican).
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