NEW HAVEN, Conn. (February 12, 2018) -- Chestnut Hill College women's basketball standout Jaeda Wildgoose on Monday was named the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Student-Athlete of the Month for January, as announced by Commissioner Dan Mara. Wildgoose earned the honor for demonstrating success in athletics, academics and community service.
Wildgoose averaged 15.6 points and 8.3 rebounds per game in a 5-2 month for the Griffins. She topped 1,000 points for her career in a contest versus Bloomfield College on Jan. 20, and became just the eighth player in program history to accomplish the feat. Wildgoose turned in a spectacular performance of 24 points and 13 rebounds in a win over Dominican College on Jan. 16.
A junior, Wildgoose owns a 3.60 cumulative grade point average and is majoring in business administration and management/marketing. She was named a 2016-17 Division II Athletic Directors Association Academic Achievement Award honoree and has been placed on the CHC Athletics Academic Honor Roll three times.
Wildgoose has also been an active member in Chestnut Hill's surrounding communities. Wildgoose has taken part in several team events, including collecting goods for Heaven's Treasures; collecting clothing for Houston Strong and the victims of Hurricane Harvey; conducted a basketball instructional clinic for the Kendrick Rec Center; visited a community living center for the Department of Veteran's Affairs; and walked in Lily's Loop to provide support and awareness for families with premature-born children.
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, Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University), Nyack College, Post University of Waterbury, University of the Sciences, and Wilmington University.