Stevenson Athletics Ranks Fourth in CAC With 117 All-Academic Selections
YORK, Pa. - For the third-straight year, the Stevenson athletics department had over one-third of its CAC student-athletes named to the CAC All-Academic Team as the Mustangs had a total of 117 selections for 2010-11, the fourth-highest total among the nine current member of the conference.
Stevenson had 37.5 percent of its 312 student-athletes that compete in 17 of the CAC's 19 championship sports named to the All-Academic Team, also the fourth-best percentage in the league.
Student-athletes in one or more CAC championship sports that attain a 3.20 grade point average for the academic year earn a spot on the CAC All-Academic Team.
In 2009-10, Stevenson had a record 119 and 41.9 percent of its CAC student-athletes receive All-Academic Team honors while 36.7 percent were selected in 2008-09.
The CAC set a new record with 1,020 student-athletes being named to the 2010-11 All-Academic Team. It is the fifth-straight year that the CAC tallied at least 900 student-athletes on the All-Academic Team and the first time the All-Academic Team totaled at least 1,000 members.
Also, five schools totaled at least 100 student-athletes on the 2010-11 CAC All-Academic Team, the highest total in conference history.
St. Mary's (Md.) led the conference for the fourth consecutive year with 50.6 percent of its student-athletes earning All-Academic Team accolades. York (Pa.), the only CAC school to sponsor all 19 championship sports, posted a conference-best 173 student-athletes on the All-Academic Team.
Salisbury, who won its sixth-straight CAC all-sports championship, finished second with 167 student-athletes and third at 41.6 percent. Stevenson was fourth followed by Mary Washington who had105 student-athletes.
The Stevenson women's soccer team had 18 of the 26 players on its 2010 roster named to the team, the most among the school's 17 eligible teams. Leading the way for the 2010 CAC champions was senior Allison Humphries (Bel Air/John Carroll) who was named the 2010 CAC Player of the Year.
The Stevenson men's soccer team, winners of the 2010 ECAC Division III South Region championship, had 14 CAC All-Academic Team selections, the most among the Mustangs' eight CAC men's teams.
Also included among this year's honorees were field hockey senior Jennifer Sauers (Baltimore/Perry Hall) and men's lacrosse senior Billy Rebman (Baldwin, N.Y./Baldwin) who were the recipients of Stevenson's Dean Dawson Scholar-Athlete of the Year awards, given to the student-athlete with the highest cumulative GPA among the senior class.
Stevenson had eight dual-sport athletes honored and eight who achieved a 4.0 GPA for the 2010-11 academic year.