NEW YORK, NY – The Hudson Valley Men's Athletic Conference (HVMAC) and the Hudson Valley Women's Athletic Conference (HVWAC) released their All-Academic Teams for the Winter/Spring semester. In total, 13 Bears and Lady Bears received All-Academic Team recognition, pushing the total to 18 for the 2010-11 academic year.
All-Academic Team members must be sophomores or higher, participating in one of the conferences' winter or spring sports (men's & women's basketball, women's swimming, men's volleyball & men's tennis, softball) and maintain a cumulative overall 3.5 GPA after the conclusion of the spring 2011 semester.
St. Joseph's placed 12 Lady Bears to the HVWAC All-Academic Team, representing the largest number of any institution. Of those, seven members were from the women's swimming team.
All 13 members also received United State Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) National All-Academic Team recognition earlier in the year for their respective sports.