Miguel Cartagena named Conference Carolinas 2016-2017 Winter Scholar Athlete of the Year

Miguel Cartagena named Conference Carolinas 2016-2017 Winter Scholar Athlete of the Year
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Miguel Cartagena named Conference Carolinas 2016-2017 Winter Scholar Athlete of the Year

HIGH POINT, N.C. – Conference Carolinas is proud to announce the Winter Scholar Athletes of the Year, as voted on by the student-athlete affairs committee. This prestigious award is presented annually to a student-athlete in each sport for recognition of their outstanding performance on the field and in the classroom.

Candidates are submitted by each member institution from each of the conference’s twenty sponsored sports. To be considered for the honor, the student-athlete must have attended their member institution for at least one year and have reached junior or senior standing with a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher on the four-point scale. Scholar Athletes of the Year must also be represented on their sport’s first, second, or third all-conference team, the rosters of which are chosen by coaches at the end of each playing season.
 
Miguel Cartagena was named Third TeamAll-Conference for the 2016-2017 season. He averaged 14.8 points per game, shooting 40% from the floor, 40% from distance, and 78% from the line. On the season, Cartagena totaled 73 assists and 21 steals. Academically, the senior Biology/PreMed major earned Academic All-Conference Honors with his 3.48 GPA.