NEW HAVEN, Conn. (May 8, 2019) -- Seventeen (17) student-athletes on Wednesday were named to the 2019 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Men's Lacrosse All-Academic Team, as announced by Commissioner Dan Mara. All six programs that play the sport in the conference had at least one all-academic team member.
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.
Dominican College's Kyle Souza boasted the highest cumulative grade point average with a mark of 3.98 in his major of ciminal justice. The senior also won the CACC Top XVI Award at the men's lacrosse championship for having the highest cumulative GPA at the final's site.
Seven honorees earned all-academic status for at least the second time in their distinguished careers.
Georgian Court University, which claimed the 2019 CACC crown this past weekend, led the way with five honorees, which was highlighted by Brandon Razler's top GPA mark of 3.85. Chestnut Hill College, which was the other team to advance to the conference championship final, followed GCU with four honorees, as both Christopher Dachowski and Tyler Howe led the way with 3.70 GPAs, respectively.
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.