NEW HAVEN, Conn. - - Thirty-six (36) student-athletes were named to the 2017-18 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Women's Basketball All-Academic Team, as announced by Commissioner Dan Mara. The 36 individuals combined to represent 11 institutions throughout the league.
Wilmington University's Mikala Casimir represents the Wildcats on the list for the first time in her career.
To be eligible for the All-Academic Team, a student-athletes must meet the following criteria: a) minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 at the end of the immediate preceding term; b) minimum of two semesters enrolled as full-time student at member institution; c) student-athlete must be second year student-athlete at member institution; and d) student-athlete must have been athletically eligible the season preceding the award and used a season of eligibility.
Casimir registers a 3.82 cumulative grade point average while studying computer and network security at Wilmington University. On the court, she averaged 5.5 points, 2.7 rebounds, and 1.8 assists per game as a sophomore. She scored a career high 14 points to go with six rebounds and five assists at Dominican on February 10. She also scored 13 points on 6-of-10 shooting against Georgian Court on January 6.
USciences, which won the CACC Women's Basketball Championship for the second year in a row, featured six honorees who were named to the All-Academic team for at least the second time in their respective careers. Sixteen (16) of the 36 representatives were named to the CACC Women's Basketball All-Academic Team for at least the second time in their careers, including eight of those being three-time honorees.