New Haven, Conn. - The Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) introduced its All-Academic Team for the 2013 spring athletic season today. A total of 120 student-athletes from the 14 conference schools across five different sports have earned a place on the list, which is 13 more than in 2012. The 120 spring student-athletes represent a record number of all-academic team honorees since the conference began sponsoring the program in 2004-2005. Concordia is represented with six student-athletes named to the team.
In order to be named to the CACC All-Academic Team, recipients must have participated in a CACC-Championship sport in the spring. 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 achieve a cumulative grade-point-average of 3.50 or higher through the spring semester.
David Velázquez (Queens, N.Y.) is the lone recipient on the baseball team. Velázquez, a sophomore studying Biology, was named for the first time in his career. On the softball team Laura Brezovsky (Yonkers, N.Y.), a Psychology major, was named to the team for her third time in her career.
The men’s golf team would also have one student-athlete selected. Sam Deitte (St. Louis, Mo.), a junior majoring in Business Administration, garnered his second career selection.
The Clippers’ men’s tennis team had a total of three student-athletes named to the CACC All-Academic Team. Both David Tisserand (Lyon, France) and Andrey Boldarev (Tashkent, Uzbekistan), seniors majoring in Business Administration, were named for the second time in their career. Benas Majauskas (Vilnius, Lithuania), a sophomore majoring in Business Administration, was named for the first time in his career and rounds out the award recipients for the men’s tennis team.