NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Each month the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference accepts nominations from its 14 member schools for its Student-Athlete of the Month Award. The award looks at not only the work the athlete puts in on the playing surface, along with success they have achieved off the court and the time they spend giving back servicing their community.
Sophomore Alex Thomas of the Devils women's basketball team was named the February CACC Student-Athlete of the Month, as announced by Commissioner Dan Mara.
Thomas averaged 17.6 points per game shooting a season-high 47 percent from the field during the Devils final stretch of the regular season in February, including a quiet 25 point tally in the Devils CACC Championship quarterfinal win over Concordia. The sophomore guard out of Hockessin, Del. started the month with a career-high 30 point effort on the road against Holy Family. Thomas was recently named to her second consecutive All-CACC list, which included First Team honors.
The second year occupational therapy major doesn't just excel on the field, maintaining a 3.1 cumulative grade point average.
While maintaining such a stellar GPA, Thomas has also made time to make a difference in her community, volunteering with multiple different groups. She has spent time volunteering with the Athletes Helping Athletes organization, along with participating in the USciences Student-Athlete Advisory Committee first annual Playoff Potluck event, which raised over $200 for a local girl battling cancer.