RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Felician University baseball student-athlete Ronnie Sessa (Chester, N.J./Immaculata) has been named to the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Spring All-Academic Team, the CACC announced last Wednesday. Sessa earns the honor for the first time.
To be eligible for the All-Academic Team, a student-athletes must meet the following criteria: a) minimum cumulative GPA of 3.50 at the end of the immediate preceding term; b) minimum of two semesters enrolled as full-time student at member institution; c) student-athlete must be second year student-athlete at member institution; and d) student-athlete must have been athletically eligible the season preceding the award and used a season of eligibility.
Sessa is a second-year graduate student at Felician. He carries a 3.83 GPA in the University's master of business administration program, and was recently inducted into Felician's chapter of Chi Alpha Sigma, the College Athlete Honor Society. An outfielder, he appeared in 43 games this season, starting 35, and batted .220 with two home runs, 15 runs scored and nine runs batted in.
Sessa is a 2012 graduate of Immaculata High of Somerville and owns a bachelor's degree from Lafayette College.
Felician has now had 20 student-athletes earn CACC All-Academic honors this academic year.
Conference-wide, Sessa was one of 36 student-athletes to be honored in baseball from the CACC's 12 member schools that sponsor the sport. The complete list can be viewed at http://www.caccathletics.org/sports/bsb/2018-19/2019_Baseball_All-Academic_Team.pdf.
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