NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Philadelphia University had a conference-best eight student-athletes named to the 2013-14 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Winter All-Academic Team that was released on Tuesday.
Five women’s basketball players and three men’s basketball players earned their way on to the team.
Senior Megan Finn (Collegeville, Pa./Perkiomen Valley) headlines the honorees as a three-time selection to the team.
Senior Courtney Overholt (Centreville, Va./Flint Hill) and juniors Najah Jacobs (Philadelphia, Pa./Central), Monica Schacker (Doylestown, Pa./Germantown Academy), and Nick Schlitzer (Pottsville, Pa./Pottsville) were named to the team for a second time.
Sophomores Peter Alexis (Wilkes-Barre, Pa./Holy Redeemer), Andre Gibbs (Smyrna, Del./Smyrna), and Tori Arnao (Newtown, Pa./Archbishop Wood) are first timers on the team.
So far this year Philadelphia University has had a conference-best 35 student-athletes named to a CACC All-Academic Team.
In order to be named to the CACC Winter All-Academic team, recipients must have participated in a CACC Championship sport in the winter. They must be at least a sophomore academically and athletically, have been a student-athlete at their current school for at least two semesters, and have achieved a cumulative grade-point-average of 3.50 or higher through the winter semester.
|2013-14 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Winter All-Academic Team|
|Peter Alexis||Men's Basketball||Psychology||3.57|
|Tori Arnao||Women's Basketball||Health Sciences||3.79|
|Andre Gibbs||Men's Basketball||Accounting||3.64|
|Megan Finn||Women's Basketball||MBA||3.68|
|Najah Jacobs||Women's Basketball||Law and Society||3.57|
|Courtney Overholt||Women's Basketball||Management||3.77|
|Monica Schacker||Women's Basketball||Law and Society||3.82|
|Nick Schlitzer||Men's Basketball||Marketing||3.53|