Devon Young Inducted Into CACC Hall of Fame
Devon Young a 2011 graduate of Felician University was inducted into the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Hall of Fame in a ceremony at the Rutherford Campus on January 15.
A model student-athlete Young earned Academic All-American honors his senior year and was selected as Felician Male Student-Athlete of the Year. He completed his B.S. degree in Accounting in 2011 with a grade-point average of 3.70, also earning three Arthur Ashe, Jr. Diversity in Athletic Awards. “It is an honor being inducted into the CACC Hall of Fame and representing Felician University,” Young said. “I am grateful to the committee. This achievement would not have been possible without the support of my family, coaches and teammates.”
Young was presented for induction by Felician President Dr. Anne Prisco and CACC Commissioner Daniel B. Mara. At an on-court ceremony honoring Young at the conclusion of Felician’s women’s basketball game against Post University Felcian President Dr. Anne Prisco said, “ Congratulations go out to Devon Young who continues to make Felician proud, known not only for his athletic accomplishments but for his citizenship efforts as well.”
Currently Young is the General Manager for the youth basketball program Basketball Stars of New York and continues to be a role model for young people. Young is engaged to be married to Felician Alumna Samantha Ortiz who played softball and volleyball for the Golden Falcons.
Felician’s 2007 Men’s Cross-Country Team was inducted into the CACC hall of Fame Three years ago.
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