LOCAL COLLEGE NOTES: York leads way with 202 members on CAC All-Academic Team


York College led the Capital Athletic Conference this past athletic season with 202 members on the 2014-2015 All-Academic Team.

The CAC announced that a record 1,355 student-athletes were honored.

The 1,355 honorees marks the fourth time in CAC history that more than 1,000 student-athletes have earned All-Academic recognition.

Student-athletes in one or more CAC championship sports that attain a 3.20 grade-point average (GPA) for the academic year earn a spot on the All-Academic Team. A record 44.7 percent of CAC student-athletes posted a 3.20 GPA this year (1,355 of 3,030).

St. Mary's registered the highest percentage of student-athletes on the list for the eighth straight year, landing 56.5 percent of its student-athletes on the All-Academic squad. York and Salisbury also placed more than half of their student-athletes on the team, with York in second on the percentage list at 52.7 percent and Salisbury in third at 50.1 percent.


York Catholic grad Yohe honored: York Catholic High School graduate Tara Yohe, a senior for Shippensburg University, was named to the 2015 College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Scholar All-America Honorable Mention Team.

Yohe satisfied the NCAA "B" qualifying standard in at least one event this season while maintaining a cumulative grade-point average (GPA) of 3.5 or higher.

A total of 1,078 swimmers and divers (spanning all three NCAA divisions and the NAIA) were recognized this year as Honorable Mention selections based on their performance in the classroom and the pool.