RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Felician University softball student-athletes Bella Bradian (Mount Royal, N.J./Kingsway Regional) and Mia Montoya (Las Vegas, Nev./John F. Kennedy [Calif.]) have been named to the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Spring 2019 All-Academic Team, the CACC recently announced. Bradian earns the honor for the second time in her career, while Montoya is a first-time winner.
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.
Bradian, a senior right fielder, started all 45 games for the Golden Falcons. She batted .333 with a home run, 27 runs scored, 16 runs batted in and 11 stolen bases. Bradian is a 2015 graduate of Kingsway Regional of Woolwich. She carries a 3.76 GPA as a biology major.
Montoya, a senior, appeared in 42 games, starting 37. She split time between first base, catcher and designated player, and hit .240 with three homers and 15 RBI. A 2015 graduate of John F. Kennedy High of La Palma, Calif., Montoya owns a 3.50 GPA while majoring in elementary education and English.
Felician has now had had 19 student-athletes earn CACC All-Academic honors this academic year.
Conference-wide, Bradian and Montoya were two of 53 student-athletes to be honored in softball from the CACC's 14 member schools. The complete list can be viewed at http://www.caccathletics.org/sports/sball/2018-19/2019_Softball_All-Academic_Team_-6-.pdf.
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