NEW HAVEN, Conn. (June 8, 2010) – Caldwell College’s Kyrie Timbrook and Philadelphia University’s Malcolm Ingram have been chosen the 2009-10 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Scholar-Athletes of the Year according to an announcement by Commissioner Dan Mara. Timbrook and Ingram were both standouts in the classroom and for their respective teams. Timbrook played softball for the Cougars, while Ingram was a member of the PhilaU men’s basketball team.
Ingram, who hails from Philadelphia, Pa., graduated in May with a degree in international business with a 3.63 grade point average. Ingram was a three-year member of the CACC All-Academic team and a two-time Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Star. Furthermore, Ingram was a 2010 Fulbright Scholar recipient. Ingram will study next year in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from March to December. In addition to his studies, he will also teach the game of basketball at local clinics and recreation centers.
Ingram, who was named the CACC Student-Athlete of the Month in March, helped lead the Rams to two CACC Championships in his three years as a starter and was a three-time All-CACC first team selection, including this past season. He averaged 16.1 points and 9.0 rebounds per-game as a senior, which ranked fifth and sixth, respectively, in the CACC. He also stood eighth in field-goal percentage by shooting 52.4-percent from the floor. He was a Daktronics and ECAC second team All-Region pick and was selected to the CACC All-Tournament team. Ingram helped Philadelphia advance to the NCAA Division II East Region Championship game, which was the team’s fourth straight appearance in the tournament. Philadelphia became the first CACC men’s team to advance to the regional final.