Megan Pym Named CAA Scholar-Athlete For Women's Basketball
April 9, 2008
RICHMOND, Va. -- Senior forward Megan Pym (Newfield, N.Y.) was named the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Scholar-Athlete for women's basketball, it was announced Wednesday by the conference office.
A civil engineering technology major, Pym was chosen to the CAA women's basketball All-Academic first team for the second year in a row. She is also a Dean's List student and a four-time recipient of the CAA Commissioner's Academic award.
Pym started all 36 games at forward this season for an Old Dominion squad that captured its 17th straight CAA championship and advanced to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament. The senior scored double figures 13 times and averaged 9.0 ppg. Pym was second on the team and ranked 11th in the CAA in rebounding with 7.2 rpg. She was also third in the conference in blocked shots with 52.
The conference honors one Scholar-Athlete in each of its 22 championship sports. Nominees for the award must be a starter or important reserve on their team and must meet the Academic All-America minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.20.