Four Cardinals named to Landmark Spring All-Academic Team

WASHINGTON – Four Cardinals have been named to the 2011 Landmark Conference Spring All-Academic Team, it was announced on Tuesday.  Shawn Brubaker (track and field), Sam Daubman (softball), Rosemary Montani (tennis) and Tom Scotto (men’s lacrosse) were honored for excelling athletically and academically.

A thrower on the track and field team, Brubaker placed sixth in the hammer throw at this year’s Landmark Conference championships, and his performance at the Battleground Relays in March earned him the conference’s Male Field Athlete of the Week award.  A politics major, Brubaker is a member of the Dean’s List and the Landmark Conference Academic Honor Roll.

Daubman helped lead the CUA softball team to an appearance in the conference championship game.  She started all 40 games for the Cardinals in 2011 and totaled 11 hits, 10 runs batted in, four doubles and three walks during that time.  In the field, Daubman recorded 76 putouts and 67 assists. A two-time member of the Landmark Conference Academic Honor Roll and a Dean’s List member, Daubman is a mechanical engineering major.

Montani was a key part of the women’s tennis team, which earned a spot in the conference tournament this year.  Montani went 4-1 in singles play, including an unbeaten record in the Landmark Conference, and she also posted three wins in doubles action.  A nursing major, Montani is a member of the Dean’s List and the Landmark Conference Academic Honor Roll.

One of the top face-off men in the entire nation, Scotto had a terrific 2011 for CUA.  He won 61 percent at the X (219-355) and also scooped up a team-leading 112 ground balls.  Scott scored one goal on the year and dished out five assists in helping lead the Cardinals to their second straight postseason appearance.  Off the field Scotto is a civil engineering major and a member of the Academic Honor Roll and the Dean’s List.