NEW HAVEN, Conn. - - Fifty-one (51) student-athletes on Tuesday were named to the 2020-21 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Women's Basketball All-Academic Team, as announced by Commissioner Dan Mara. The 51 honorees represent 13 of the 14 CACC member institutions that have a varsity program in the sport.
The Wilmington University women's basketball team boasted four student-athletes on the 2020-21 CACC All-Academic Team, led by three-year honoree Jonna Maddox and her 3.63 cumulative GPA in criminal justice. Juniors Emily Ansah (3.71 GPA in psychology) and Kiara Eubanks (3.55 cumulative GPA in Health Sciences) are two-year honorees while Rhoda Agyemang makes the team this year with a 3.76 cumulative GPA in sports management.
University of the Sciences led the way with seven honorees, including Irisa Ye's team-best 3.95 cumulative grade point average in her major of biomedical sciences. Chestnut Hill College was next with six student-athletes being recognized, including Brianna Hewlett, who had the top GPA on her squad with a 3.95 in computer & information sciences.
Dominican College, which won the 2020-21 CACC Championship, had three student-athletes make the academic team. Georgian Court University, the CACC regular season champion, had the student-athlete who boasted the highest GPA in the league as Hanna Thrainsdottir notched a perfect 4.0 mark in her major of digital communication/psychology.
- Ten of the honorees earned GPAs of 3.90 or higher.
- Nineteen of the honorees made the CACC Women's Basketball All-Academic Team for the second time.
- Seven of the honorees made the All-Academic squad for the third time.