GENESEO, N.Y. - SUNY Geneseo women's lacrosse senior Erin Cregan, men's track & field senior Isaac Garcia-Cassani and softball junior Taylor Moore were each named State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) Scholar-Athletes of the Year for their respective sports, announced by the conference on Tuesday.
Cregan was an IWLCA All-Region first team honoree, as well as a member of the All-SUNYAC first team. She had 36 goals, 10 assists, 33 ground balls, and 24 caused turnovers as her team went 13-4. The senior early childhood education and mathematics major carried a 3.51 cumulative GPA, and was a member of the Dean's List in both fall 2017 and spring 2018, graduating with Cum Laude honors. Cregan is a volunteer member for Geneseo's Young Children's Council and Theresa House Comfort Care, as well as a fundraising volunteer for the Relay For Life. In addition, she volunteers at Empty Bowls - a hunger prevention organization, the Monroe County Sports Festival and at French Road Elementary School in Brighton, N.Y. as a fourth grade teacher's assistant.
Garcia-Cassani claimed the 2018 NCAA outdoor track & field national championship title in the 1500 meter for the second-straight year. The senior physics major boasted a 3.34 cumulative GPA and was a 2018 CoSIDA Academic All-District honoree, as well as a 2018 SUNYAC outdoor track & field champion in the 1500 and 5000. He posted a 4:01.35 mile personal record at the Princeton Invite in April, finishing less than one second behind a U.S. Olympian. He closes his career a 13-time All-American and four-time National Champion.
Moore was a member of the 2018 SUNYAC Championship team as the Knights went 32-9 on the season. The team earned a berth into the NCAA Regional tournament, their first NCAA appearance since 2002. She threw a complete game shutout against Mt. St. Mary in the NCAA Regional to earn a 4-0 win. Moore was also a member of the 2018 All-SUNYAC second team, as well as the 2018 SUNYAC Elite 20 award winner. On the season, Moore went 12-4 in the circle with one save, four shutouts, 104.1 innings pitched, and a 2.35 ERA. The biology major currently holds a 3.91 cumulative GPA and is a member of the Golden Key National Honor Society, Phi Eta Sigma & Tri-Beta National Honor Society, a two-time President's List honoree and four-time Dean's List honoree. In addition to academics, she is a Geneseo First Responder for the campus EMS program. She sits on the Student Athlete Advisory Committee Executive Board, and is a SUNYAC SAAC representative. Moore is a Geneseo sports medicine intern, is EMT certified, volunteers at various Geneseo softball pitching clinics and is a member of the "Friends of Strong" volunteer committee at Strong Hospital.