NEW HAVEN, Conn. (November 25, 2019) -- Seventy-four (74) student-athletes on Monday were named to the 2019 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Women's Soccer All-Academic Team, as announced by Commissioner Dan Mara. The total represents all 13 schools that sponsor the sport at the varsity level in the CACC.
Five student-athletes on the team posted perfect 4.0 cumulative grade point averages including Goldey-Beacom College's Rose Benjamin, G-B's Kiera Young, Holy Family University's Jacqueline Ziegler, Wilmington University's Viviana Caamano and WilmU's Krysta Memis.
Thirty-four (34) student-athletes qualified for the CACC Women's Soccer All-Academic Team for at least the second time in their respective careers, while 12 of those made it for the third time.
CACC Champion Jefferson led the way with 12 honorees making the squad, as the highest mark from the Rams was Alessandra DiStefano at 3.96.
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, Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University), Nyack College, Post University of Waterbury, University of the Sciences, and Wilmington University.