Here are the winter-season players who excelled as students and athletes, as selected by the Philadelphia Sports Information Directors Association.
The University of the Sciences' Garret Kerr, a forward, had a 3.39 grade point average and was named to the 2014-15 Capital One academic all-American third team. The physical therapy major finished his career as the Devils' all-time leading scorer (2,434 points) and rebounder (1,391). He was a two-time all-American and three-time CACC player of the year.
Men's Basketball Team
Peter Alexis, Philadelphia University, junior, psychology
Joe Brown, Arcadia, senior, corporate communications
Garret Kerr, University of the Sciences, senior, physical therapy
Greg Lawson, Widener, senior, criminal justice
DeShawn Lowman, Neumann, sophomore, criminal justice
Eastern University senior Meghan Nowak was named to the D3hoops.com all-American second team and was a WBCA honorable-mention all-American. She also earned MAC academic all-conference honors. The MAC Freedom Conference player of the year, she led the Eagles with 19.9 points per game and added 9.4 rebounds.
Women's Basketball Team
Eireann Anatasi, Delaware Valley, junior, entrepreneurship and accounting
Megan Decker, Cabrini, senior, elementary education and special education
Amber Keys, Cabrini, senior, elementary education and special education
Emily Leer, Villanova, senior, communications and economics
Meghan Nowak, Eastern, senior, accounting and finance
Brianne Traub, University of the Sciences, senior, doctor of pharmacy program
Sophomores Ian Gaynor of Widener and John Morris of Rowan share the honors.
Gaynor earned all-American honors at the NCAA Division III championships after placing sixth in the 100 freestyle and received all-American honorable mention for his 10th-place finish in the 50 freestyle. He holds six Widener records as well as five MAC records.
Morris was named all-American honorable mention in one-meter diving at the Division III championships. He finished 20th in the three-meter event.
Men's Swimming Team
Vadim Belogorodsky, Widener, senior, electrical engineering
Joel Berryman, Drexel, junior, graphic design
Alex Chialastri, Drexel, senior, chemical engineering
Alex Ganguzza, Arcadia, senior, graphic design
Ian Gaynor, Widener, sophomore, management and marketing
Kyle Lukens, Drexel, junior, general business
John Morris, Rowan, sophomore, mathematics
Jason Moyer, Villanova, senior, mechanical engineering
Chad Schmidt, Drexel, senior, finance
Stefan Sharpe, La Salle, senior, accounting
Swarthmore senior Supriya Davis carries a 3.68 GPA and was named a 2014 Capital One academic all-American. She was chosen as the 2015 Centennial Conference scholar-athlete of the year. A two-time all-American in the 100- and 200-meter butterfly, she is the first Centennial Conference athlete to sweep those two events in all four years of her career.
Women's Swimming Team
Whitney Boeckel, Arcadia, senior, mathematics and actuarial science
Supriya Davis, Swarthmore, senior, chemistry
Jaclyn Goulet, Drexel, sophomore, biomedical engineering
Fiona Hardie, Villanova, junior, geography
Katrin Heider, Villanova, senior, biology
Kaisla Kollanus, Villanova, junior, management information systems
Emily Lau, Drexel, sophomore, biological sciences
Aubrey Murray, Drexel, sophomore, nursing
Jenna Neil, Arcadia, senior, early childhood/elementary and special education
Erin Neugebauer, Widener, junior, elementary education
Kate Wiseman, Swarthmore, senior, English
Olivia Wojtowicz, Rowan, junior, biochemistry
Penn wrestler C.J. Cobb reached the quarterfinals of the 2015 NCAA Division I championships. He finished in the Round of 12, his highest placement at the national tournament. A unanimous first-team all-Ivy League selection, Cobb also was named academic all-Ivy.
Men's At-Large Team
C.J. Cobb, Penn, senior, computer science, wrestling
Shaul Gordon, Penn, junior, French, fencing
Matt Holmes, Haverford, senior, biology, fencing
Alec Horan, Delaware Valley, graduate, business administration, wrestling
Richard Jasinski, Ursinus, senior, chemistry, wrestling
Brooks Martino, Penn, junior, biology, wrestling
Dan McDougall, Neumann, senior, business-accounting, ice hockey
Shayne Morrissey, Neumann, sophomore, business, ice hockey
Tanner Shoap, Drexel, sophomore, general business, wrestling
Steven Yang, Penn, senior, biology, fencing
Penn senior fencer Sarah Parmacek was the 2015 NCAA Mid-Atlantic/South Regional foil champion and a two-time NCAA championships qualifier. She finished her collegiate career with a 155-68 overall record. Parmacek is an international studies and Hispanic studies double major who boasts a 3.80 GPA.
Women's At-Large Team
Anaka Alankamony, Penn, sophomore, squash, economics
Amanda Beebe, Swarthmore, senior, golf, history
Kaleigh Borman, Eastern, senior, golf, marketing
Lauren Capone, Temple, senior, gymnastics, strategic communication
Jillian Casarella, Ursinus, sophomore, gymnastics, psychology
Samara Flug, Haverford, senior, squash, history
Elisa Money, Drexel, sophomore, squash, music industry
Kaitlyn Money, Drexel, junior, squash, electrical engineering
Sarah Parmacek, Penn, senior, fencing, international and Hispanic studies