Philadelphia, PA- The Philadelphia Sports Information Directors Association (Philly-Sida) has announced that three Philadelphia University student-athletes were named to their respective Academic All-Area teams. The team is voted on by the sports information offices of the 28 area institutions from the Philadelphia metropolitan area.
Women’s lacrosse junior forward Taylor Peltzer and junior midfielder Caribeth Shappell were two of just 12 student-athletes from the 28 Philadelphia area colleges and universities named to the list. Women’s senior rower Caitlin Connors earned a spot on the women’s rowing All-Academic list, one of just nine women to do so.
In order to be eligible for Academic All-Area, an athlete must be in his or her second year at the institution and hold a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.2 or better.