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Eight Saints Named to Academic All-ACAA Basketball Team and Honor Roll

Eight Saints Named to Academic All-ACAA Basketball Team and Honor Roll

(CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky.) - The American Collegiate Athletic Association (ACAA) released their Academic All-ACAA Basketball team and honor roll. Michaela Ware, Madison Temple, and Briana McNutt were named from the women's team and Brandon Horne from the men's team to the All-Academic Team. Kaela Saner and Kelly Clapper from the women's team and Ryan Callahan and Braden Connor from the men's team were named All-Academic Honor Roll.

The Academic All-ACAA team is comprised of 20 student-athletes with cumulative grade point averages of 3.50 or greater. This select group sports an average GPA of 3.69. The Academic All-ACAA Honor Roll is made up of 13 student-athletes that hold cumulative grade point averages of 3.25 to 3.49 and has an average GPA of 3.37. To be eligible for either honor the student-athlete must have completed two semesters at their current institution and have participated in at least one contest during the current season.

Ware, a senior from Newport, Ky. majoring in Communications, played in 32 games this season. She recorded 22 steals, 51 assists, and finished the season with 29 points. 

Temple, a senior from Cincinnati, Ohio majoring in Sports and Entertainment Marketing, played and started in all 33 games this season. She was named the WBCA and D3Hoops.com National Player of the Year, received the Jostens Trophy, Google Cloud Academic All-American, and Great Lakes All-Region. She became the porgram's All-Time leading scorer, recorded her 200th point, and became the program's All-Time leader in assists. 

McNutt, a sophomore from Maysville, Ky. and majoring in Nursing, played in all 33 games, starting 32 this season. She recorded 39 steals, 203 points, and 46 assists. 

Horne, a senior from Louisville, Ky. and a Management Information Systems major, played and started in all 25 games this season. He recorded 257 points, 30 steals, and 55 assists. 

Saner, a junior from Florence, Ky. and a Criminal Justice major, played in all 33 games this season, starting 32 of them. She became the sixth best in program history in 3-point field-goals made, recorded 319 points, and ended with a .478 3-point field-goal percentage. 

Clapper, a senior from Newark, Ohio and a major in Communications, played in all 33 games this season, starting six of them. She recorded 28 steals, 133 points, and 45 assists. 

Callahan, a senior from Morehead, Ky. and Management Information Systems major, played and started in all 25 games this season. He recorded a .462 3-point field-goal percentage, 20 steals, and 339 points. 

Connor, a sophomore from Cincinnati, Ohio and a Sports and Marketing Entertainment major, played in 15 games this season. He recorded 12 points, a .600 free-throw percentage, and a .308 field-goal percentage.