Philadelphia University lands conference-high eight student-athletes on 2013-14 CACC Winter All-Academic Team

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Philadelphia University had a conference-best eight student-athletes named to the 2013-14 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Winter All-Academic Team that was released on Tuesday.

Five women’s basketball players and three men’s basketball players earned their way on to the team.

Senior Megan Finn (Collegeville, Pa./Perkiomen Valley) headlines the honorees as a three-time selection to the team.

Senior Courtney Overholt (Centreville, Va./Flint Hill) and juniors Najah Jacobs (Philadelphia, Pa./Central), Monica Schacker (Doylestown, Pa./Germantown Academy), and Nick Schlitzer (Pottsville, Pa./Pottsville) were named to the team for a second time.

Sophomores Peter Alexis (Wilkes-Barre, Pa./Holy Redeemer), Andre Gibbs (Smyrna, Del./Smyrna), and Tori Arnao (Newtown, Pa./Archbishop Wood) are first timers on the team.

So far this year Philadelphia University has had a conference-best 35 student-athletes named to a CACC All-Academic Team.

In order to be named to the CACC Winter All-Academic team, recipients must have participated in a CACC Championship sport in the winter. 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 have achieved a cumulative grade-point-average of 3.50 or higher through the winter semester.

2013-14 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Winter All-Academic Team
Name Sport Major GPA
Peter Alexis Men's Basketball Psychology 3.57
Tori Arnao Women's Basketball Health Sciences 3.79
Andre Gibbs Men's Basketball Accounting 3.64
Megan Finn Women's Basketball MBA 3.68
Najah Jacobs Women's Basketball Law and Society 3.57
Courtney Overholt Women's Basketball Management 3.77
Monica Schacker Women's Basketball Law and Society 3.82
Nick Schlitzer Men's Basketball Marketing 3.53