Canisius College senior guard Isaac Sosa has been named to the 2012-13 MAAC All-Academic Team, the conference office announced today. Sosa is one of 11 student-athletes to be honored by the MAAC this year and this is his second academic honor of the season, as he was also named to the Capital One Academic All-District Team in early February.
A native of Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, Sosa is averaging 11.9 points and 2.0 rebounds per game while shooting 40.3 percent from 3-point range, which ranks 38th in the country. He has knocked down a team-high 89 3-point field goals, which set a new single-season school record at Canisius and his 2.9 3-point field goals per game ranks second in the MAAC and 23rd nationally. He has played in and started all 31 games this year for the Golden Griffins, who are currently 18-13 overall and waiting to hear about a potential postseason berth.In the classroom, Sosa holds a 3.48 grade point average as a finance major at the College. To be eligible for the MAAC All-Academic Team, a student-athlete must hold a GPA of 3.2 or better (on a 4.0 scale) and be at least a sophomore in academic standing. Sosa is the 18th player in program history to earn MAAC All-Academic honors.