Villanova, Pa. -
Villanova senior Christian Cuccinello was named United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) 2018 Division I Scholar All-Americans. He joins 47 other senior student-athletes.
In 1989 the USILA Scholar All-America Program was established to recognize student-athletes from USILA member institutions who have distinguished themselves academically, athletically and as citizens of their communities. The USILA Selection Committee selects an overall team representing Division I, II and III.
A Scholar All-American must be nominated by his coach and be a student with a senior year academic standing and a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 (4.0 scale). He will have behaved in a manner that has brought credit to himself, his institution, and to college lacrosse both on and off the field. He must also be an All-American, a member of a North/South team, or an outstanding league or conference player.
Cuccinello, earned All-American Honorable Mention honors and was named to the All-BIG EAST First Team. He finished his final season at Villanova with a team high 57 points on 33 goals and 24 assists. Cuccinello is also is tied for 5th all-time in career points with 168, 8th in goals with 97, and 7th in assists with 71. He was drafted by the Atlanta Blaze as the 32nd pick in the 2018 MLL draft.