NEW HAVEN, Conn. - The Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) has announced its 2017 All-Academic Teams for men's and women's soccer on Tuesday morning. Four student-athletes from the women's soccer program and two from the men's soccer program were named to their respective teams from Concordia College.
In order to be named to the CACC All-Academic Team, recipients must be at least a sophomore academically and athletically, have been a student-athlete at their current school for at least two semesters, and achieve a cumulative grade point average of 3.50 or higher through the spring or summer semester of 2017. In total, 69 student-athletes from conference institutions were named to the women's team and 58 for the men's team.
For the women, senior Karri Albanese (Fort Washington, Md.) was named for the second time in her career after being named to the 2016 CACC All-Academic Team. Joining Albanese, for the first time in their respective careers, are sophomores Abby Chaput (Cheshire, Mass.), DiAnna Moreno (Rock Springs, Wyo.), and Caitlin Ziemba (Assonet, Mass.). The men are represented by two first time selections as sophomores Elad Katz (Tel Aviv, Israel) and Sergio Matias (Ossining, N.Y.) were named to the CACC All-Academic Team.