All recipients will receive their awards at the Herb Good Banquet on April 23, in Temple's Liacouras Center.
Rosen (St. Benedict's Prep, N.J.), was joined by Temple's Ramone Moore (Southern) and Khalif Wyatt (Norristown); Villanova's Maalik Wayns (Roman Catholic); and St. Joseph's Langston Galloway on the first team.
La Salle's Tyreek Duren (Neumann-Goretti), Earl Pettis (Neumann-Goretti), and Ramon Galloway; St. Joe's Carl Jones and C.J. Aiken (Plymouth-Whitemarsh); and Temple's Juan Fernandez were named to the second team.
Peddy was joined by Penn's Alyssa Baron, Villanova's Laura Sweeney (Cherokee), La Salle's Brittany Wilson, and St. Joe's Michelle Baker (Brandywine) on the first team.
Temple's Victoria Macaulay and Kristen McCarthy, La Salle's Alexis Scott, Villanova's Lauren Burford, and St. Joe's Kelly Cavallo were named second team.
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SOFTBALL:Paige Collings homered twice and drove in six runs to become Drexel's all-time leader in both categories as the host Dragons topped La Salle, 10-2, in a nonleague game. Collings has 26 home runs and 111 RBIs. Ashley Botelho had 25 homers and 108 RBIs in a career that ended in 2010.
Elsewhere: Elizabeth Cushing (Padua Academy) had four hits in a nonleague doubleheader sweep of Penn State-Abington to become the fifth player in Swarthmore history with 100 career hits. . . . Widener's Christine Mattis (Upper Darby) pitched a complete-game, five-hitter in a 5-0 win over Haverford to give the Pride a split of a nonleague doubleheader.
GOLF: Wilmington's Dan Ott (Woodstown) was named the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference golfer of the year.
GYMNASTICS: Temple senior Katie Canning was named to the all-Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference team after winning the all-around title in the championship meet March 31. Fellow Owls senior Kaity Watson was named to the second team in the bars.
Philadelphia Big Five Awards
Player of the year - Zack Rosen, Penn
Coach of year - Fran Dunphy, Temple
Most improved - Earl Pettis, La Salle
Rookie of the year - Jerrell Wright, La Salle
Scholar-athlete - Zack Rosen, Penn
First team: Zack Rosen, Penn; Ramone Moore, Temple; Maalik Wayns, Villanova; Khalif Wyatt, Temple; Langston Galloway, St. Joseph's.
Second team: Tyreek Duren, La Salle; Earl Pettis, La Salle; Carl Jones, St. Joseph's; Ramon Galloway, La Salle; C.J. Aiken, St. Joseph's; Juan Fernandez, Temple.
Player of the year - Shey Peddy, Temple
Coach of the year - Harry Perretta, Villanova
Most improved - Victoria Macaulay, Temple
Rookie of the year - Kara Bonenberger, Penn
Sportsmanship - Jess Knapp, Penn
First team: Shey Peddy, Temple; Alyssa Baron, Penn, Laura Sweeney, Villanova, Brittany Wilson, La Salle, Michelle Baker, St. Joseph's.
Second team: Victoria Macaulay, Temple, Alexis Scott, La Salle, Lauren Burford, Villanova, Kelly Cavallo, St. Joseph's, Kristen McCarthy, Temple.