RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Felician University student-athlete Mike Secreti (Paramus, N.J./Paramus) has been voted to the 2016 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District Men's Cross-Country/Track & Field Team for District 1 in NCAA Division II. Members of CoSIDA coordinate and select the team.
As an Academic All-District selection, Secreti will move on to represent Felician on the Division II CoSIDA Academic All-America® ballot.
A 5-foot-11, 145-pound junior, Secreti is an Academic All-District selection for the second consecutive year. He is the eighth Golden Falcon to earn the honor more than once, including the second in men's cross-country.
A list of all Felician student-athletes to ever win CoSIDA Academic-All-District accolades can be viewed at www.felicianathletics.com/information/Ac-A-A.
In 2015, Secreti finished fifth in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Men's Cross-Country Championship race, earning all-CACC honors for the second time. Two weeks later, he placed 35th at the NCAA Division II East Regional. He was the individual champion at the Bill Fritz/Charlie Way Invitiational hosted by Rowan College-Gloucester County on Sept. 19. Felician does not sponsor varsity men's track & field.
A two-time member of the Academic All-CACC Team, Secreti is a two-time winner of the CACC's Top XV Award, given to the runner with the highest cumulative grade-point average at the conference championship meet. He was the CACC's Student-Athlete of the Month in September 2015, and earned an 2015 All-Academic Individual Award from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross-Country Coaches Association. Earlier this month, he was inducted into the Chi Alpha Sigma College Athlete Honor Society.
Secreti is a psychology major with a cumulative GPA of 3.99. He is a 2013 graduate of Paramus High.
CoSIDA's District 1 for NCAA Division II is comprised of all members of the CACC, East Coast Conference, and Northeast-10 Conference. The entire set of 2016 CoSIDA Academic All-District Women's and Men's Track & Field/Cross-Country teams can be accessed at http://cosida.com/news/2016/5/26/AAA_0526district_tfxc_teams.aspx?path=academic_all_america.
Men's Track & Field/Cross-Country
Division II, District 1
Taurai Augustin, SO, Holy Family
Dean Bhatt, SR, Southern Connecticut State
Tim Bolick, JR, Bentley
Dana Bramble, SO, American International
Jason Dimmick, SO, Stonehill
Mark Hamalian, SO. Stonehill
Jon Holmes, JR, Franklin Pierce
Kemani Hume, SO, American International
Sean Nee, SR, Bentley
Joe Santo, JR, Stonehill
Mike Secreti, JR, Felician