RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Felician University men's lacrosse student-athlete Billy Addeo (North Arlington, N.J./Paramus Catholic) has been named to the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Spring All-Academic Team, the CACC announced last Wednesday.
Addeo is the first athlete in the two-year history of the Felician men's lacrosse program to attain CACC All-Academic honors.
In order to be named to the CACC All-Academic Team, recipients must have used a season of eligibility while participating in a CACC spring championship sport, be at least a sophomore academically and athletically, be a second-year student-athlete at their current school, and have achieved a cumulative grade-point average of 3.50 or higher at the end of the immediate preceding term.
Addeo, a sophomore goalkeeper, appeared for 143 minutes over 11 games in a reserve role. He allowed 51 goals and made 41 saves without receiving a decision. Addeo carries a 3.59 GPA as a double-major in criminal justice and cybersecurity. He is a 2017 graduate of Paramus Catholic High School.
Felician has now had 15 student-athletes earn CACC All-Academic honors this academic year.
Conference-wide, Addeo was one of 17 student-athletes to be honored in men's lacrosse from the CACC's six member schools that sponsor the sport. The complete list can be viewed at http://www.caccathletics.org/sports/mlax/2018-19/2019_MLAX_All-Academic_Team_-3-.pdf.
Felician University engages more than 2,400 undergraduate, graduate, and adult students through programs in Arts & Sciences, Business, Nursing, and Education. Universal Franciscan values of respect, social justice, and compassion form an inclusive foundation for transforming the lives of tomorrow's leaders. Felician University was ranked 3rd-best return on investment for private colleges in New Jersey in 2018 by the PayScale.com College ROI Report and is ranked the No. 1 safest college campus in the state by niche.com. Felician University also sponsors 14 varsity intercollegiate sports that compete at the NCAA Division II level. To learn more about Felician University please visit www.felician.edu.