SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - Student-athletes from all 10 member institutions in the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) were represented on the 2014-15 All-CCC Women's Basketball Team. Voting for the All-CCC team and each of the major awards was conducted among CCC women's basketball coaches.
Curry College senior Kylie Beltz (Pequot lakes, Minn.) was named to the All-CCC First Team. She also earned the prestigious honor of being named as the Conference's Senior Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
Joining Beltz on the first team were Kelly Coleman (University of New England), Angelica Ariola (Roger Williams), Kelsey Cuddy (Endicott), Meaghan Harden (Salve Regina), and Mhiah Vickers (Eastern Nazarene).Second team honorees included Meghan Gribbin (University of New England), Brooke Kratche (Gordon), Amber Litwinko (Nichols), Alanna Vose (University of New England) and Chelsea Vujs (Western New England).Joining Hayden on the third team were Alicia Brown (University of New England), Brianna Del Valle (Salve Regina), Riselly Deoleo (Wentworth), Samantha McCann (Western New England), Dorothy O'Neill (Western New England), and Carly Rogers (Wentworth).
Beltz, a senior from Pequot Lakes, Minn., is a premier student-athlete on and off the court. In addition to being a first-team All-CCC selection who ranks among the CCC current leaders in scoring (4th, 14.4 ppg), assists (5th, 3.1 ppg) and steals (2nd, 2.8 spg), Beltz was recently named to the 2014-15 Capital One All-District women's basketball team, due in large part to her impressive 3.73 GPA as a nursing major. A two-year team captain who has led her team in scoring for four consecutive years, Beltz currently ranks second on Curry's all-time scoring list with 1,360 points. A three-time team MVP, Beltz has distinguished herself as a member of the Alexander Graham Bell Honor Society and the Curry Student Nurses Association. She has earned a position on Dean's List in each of her first seven semesters as an undergraduate. This past summer, Beltz led community service trips for 14-16 year old campers at Camp Foley in her native state of Minnesota.