NEW HAVEN, Conn. - - Eighty-nine (89) student-athletes on Wednesday were named to the 2020-21 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Women's Soccer All-Academic Team, as announced by Commissioner Dan Mara. The 89 honorees represent all 13 CACC member institutions that have a varsity program in the sport.
The Wilmington University women's soccer team boasted the third most members among the 13 teams with nine student-athletes named to the 2020-21 CACC Women's Soccer All-Academic Team. The Wildcats were led by a pair of three-year honorees in Krysta Memis (with a perfect 4.0 cumulative GPA in Lega Studies) and Alexis Johnson (a 3.79 cumulative GPA in behavioral science). The team also boasts two-year honorees in Viviana Caamano (3.84 GPA in mid-level education) and Emily Navarette (3.78 GPA in law, policy, and political science). First year honorees include Samantha Bennett, Samantha Emmi, Kailey Hyland, Kasie Lambert, and Yazmyne Valencia.
Thomas Jefferson University, which won the 2020-21 CACC WSOC Championship, led the way with 12 honorees, including Payton Cole's team-best 3.99 cumulative grade point average in her major of health sciences. Caldwell University was next with 10 student-athletes being recognized, including Megan Feehan, who had the top GPA on her squad with a 3.95 in psychology.
Three student-athletes posted perfect 4.0 GPAs, including Wilmington University's Krysta Memis, Post University's Audrey Poehler and Nyack College's Milena Ricken.
- Thirty (30) of the honorees earned GPAs of 3.90 or higher.
- Twenty-eight (28) of the honorees made the CACC Women's Soccer All-Academic Team for the second time.
- Twelve (12) of the honorees made the All-Academic squad for the third time.