Tyler Cavanaugh Named to All-ACC Academic Team
March 7, 2013
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Wake Forest freshman forward Tyler Cavanaugh has been named to the All-Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Team, as announced by the league office on Thursday.
Cavanaugh, who has yet to declare a major in his first year on campus, is one of 14 student-athletes on the team.
Cavanaugh has played in all 29 games this season, making six starts on the year. The Dewitt, N.Y. native is averaging 5.3 points and 2.4 rebounds in 17.0 minutes per game. Cavanaugh has scored in double figures in three games, including a season-high 12 points in the Demon Deacons' Dec. 18 win over Furman.
Cavanaugh is the ninth freshman in Wake Forest history to be named to the All-ACC Academic Team since the award's inception in 1963. He joins Jerry Montgomery (1968-69), Tom Wise (1987-88), Broderick Hicks (1998-99), Chris Paul (2003-04), Kyle Visser (2003-04), Gary Clark (2007-08), C.J. Harris (2009-10) and Anthony Fields (2011-12) on the list.
Overall, Cavanaugh is the 21st all-time Demon Deacon to earn the honor.
To be eligible for consideration, a student-athlete must have earned a 3.00 grade point average for the previous semester and maintained a 3.00 cumulative average during his academic career.
2012-13 All-ACC Academic Team
Raphael Akpejiori, Miami
Christian Beyer, Virginia Tech
Chris Bolden, Georgia Tech
Tyler Cavanaugh, Wake Forest
Jarell Eddie, Virginia Tech
Marcus Georges-Hunt, Georgia Tech
Amile Jefferson, Duke
Ryan Kelly, Duke
Logan Aronhalt, Maryland
Marcus Paige, North Carolina
Mason Plumlee, Duke
Joe Rahon, Boston College
Jordan Roper, Clemson
Rasheed Sulaimon, Duke