Courtesy Kirk Reed, CACC Assistant Commissioner
NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Devon Young of Felician College has been tabbed the 2010-11 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year. Young, a standout basketball player, will now be eligible for the Conference Commissioners Association (CCA) Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year awards.
Young, who graduated from Felician in May, was a 2011 second team Capital One Academic All-America selection and a three-time Arthur Ashe Sports Scholar. The native of Monmouth Junction, N.J., was named to the CACC All-Academic team three times, which requires at least a 3.50 grade-point average. Young concluded his career with a 3.70 GPA as an Accounting major. This is not the first major conference award won by Young, as he claimed the 2009-10 CACC Sportsmanship Award. He was tabbed the CACC Student-Athlete of the Month in February of 2010, which is awarded to student-athletes who perform well in academics, athletics and citizenship.
On the court, Young is Felician's all-time leading scorer with 1,958 career points. He was a three-year team captain and a three-time All-CACC performer, including first team status as a senior. He was a first team All-Met Writers selection this year and was a National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) and Daktronics second team All-Region pick. He was the 2008 CACC Rookie of the Year and the 2010 Conference Tournament MVP after leading the Golden Falcons to their first conference championship and NCAA Tournament bid. He won the Felician Senior Male Student-Athlete of the Year award and was a two-time CACC Player of the Week in his final season at Felician.
Catherine Carr of Holy Family University was the CACC Female Scholar Athlete of the Year