CACC Names Five Spring Athletes to Weekly Awards

Philadelphia, PA- Five Philadelphia University student-athletes earned Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) accolades for their performances last week.

The list is highlighted by baseball senior shortstop Anthony DiFrancesco, who earned his first ‘Player of the Week’ award after hitting the game-winning homer in the top of the ninth inning in a 6-5 win over Bloomfield.  He hit .625 on the week with a .700 on-base percentage. 

Women’s lacrosse freshman attack/midfielder Emily Ray was named ‘Rookie of the Week’ after scoring five goals on five shots in an 18-15 win over Holy Family.

Other players earning ‘Honorable Mention’ nods were: women’s lacrosse junior attacker Taylor Peltzer, softball junior infielder Danielle Parisi and men’s tennis junior Ryan Christopher

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