Scotti named to ESPN Academic All-District First-Team

WASHINGTON – Senior offensive lineman Chris Scotti has been named to the 2010 ESPN Academic All-District First-Team, it was announced on Thursday.  A civil engineering major, Scotti carries a 3.57 grade point average and will now move onto the national ballot where he has the chance to earn Academic All-American honors.

Scotti has started every game for the Cardinals over the past two seasons.  This year he is helping to pave the way for a CUA offense that is averaging 25.6 points, 118 rush yards and 244 pass yards per game.

Off the field Scotti is a two year captain of the CUA Steel Bridge Team, a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and the 2009 undergrad student representative for the school of engineering’s standing committee of appeals on failed grades.

In addition, the Farmingdale, N.Y. native has served as a teaching assistant in two engineering classes, he is a member of the solar design competition team and he’s been involved in a number of community service projects throughout his time as a student-athlete.

A transfer from Penn State University, Scotti was a member of the national society of collegiate scholars during his time in State College.

Scotti and the Cardinals will return to action on Saturday, November 6 when they travel to Greensboro, N.C. to take on Guilford in CUA’s final road game of the 2010 season.  Kick-off is set for 1:00 from Armfield Athletic Center.