Wildcat Student-Athletes Earn Conference ‘All-Academic’ Honors

Pennsylvania College of Technology, in conjunction with the Penn State University Athletic Conference, has announced the recipients of the Fall 2012 All-Academic Team award. The award is given to student-athletes with a GPA of 3.0 or better in the semester of competition.

This year, 51 student-athletes made the grade, seven more than last year’s class.  The women’s soccer team totaled 14 on the list to lead all teams. Wildcat golfers had a tremendous showing with seven making the cut, five more than last year.

In addition to a strong showing in the classroom, Penn College posted an impressive four conference championships, five national tournament berths and a .699 (53-22-3) winning percentage.

A list of award recipients follows:

Cross Country
Joseph Chadowski (Senior/Fairfax, Va.)
Daniel Flynn (Sophomore/Blairstown, N.J.)
William Fuka (Senior/Clifton, Va.)
Eileen Harrington (Freshman/Springfield, Va.)
Michelle Holzmann (Freshman/Saylorsburg)
Edward Knyff (Junior/Ocean Gate, N.J.)
Daniel Starr (Sophomore/Stewartstown)

Golf
Alex Howe (Junior/Lake Ariel)
Matthew King (Freshman/Southampton)
Nicolas Krupka (Sophomore/Allentown)
Brian MacPherson (Freshman/Salem, N.H.)
Jesse Newman (Freshman/Waterfall)
Bryce Petersheim (Freshman/Birdsboro)
Corey Teeple (Sophomore/Lake Ariel)

Men’s Soccer
Ali Hassan Almehdhar (Freshman/Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia)
Yousef Alyamani (Freshman/Jeddah, Saudi Arabia)
Christopher Brennan (Junior/New Hope)
Evan Coyne (Freshman/East Greenbush)
Daniel Demille (Sophomore/Bethel)
Christian Dressler (Freshman/Mifflintown)
Luke McFalls (Freshman/New Oxford)
David Munn (Junior/Athens)
Samuel Piatt (Freshman/Bedford)
Benjamin Shade (Senior/Fleetwood)
Cody Sollenberger (Junior/Lancaster)
Jacob Tuck (Sophomore/Hollsopple)

Women’s Soccer
Robyn Beddow (Freshman/Lancaster)
Alexandra Brennan (Freshman/St. Clair)
Cassandra Bulkley (Freshman/Milford)
Kirsten Foti (Freshman/Landing, N.J.)
Sara Larson (Freshman/South Williamsport)
Cassandra Mohr (Sophomore/Lewistown)
Laresa Paden (Freshman/Mifflintown)
Valeria Passalacqua (Sophomore/McAlisterville)
Kierstin Steer (Senior/South Williamsport)
Courtney Swinehart (Sophomore/South Williamsport)
Tiffany Turgeon (Sophomore/Hooversville)
Madilyn Walters (Freshman/Lewistown)
Kerry Weber (Sophomore/Saylorsburg)
Catherine Wise (Sophomore/Mechanicsburg)

Tennis
Taylor Lapointe (Freshman/Pelham, N.H.)
Christopher Morrin (Freshman/Morrisville)
Jordan Rodgers (Freshman/Biglerville)
Adam Smith (Sophomore/Duncannon)
Jenna Walmer (Sophomore/Lebanon)
Caleb Wise (Junior/Manheim)

Women’s Volleyball
Courtney Gernert (Sophomore/Palmyra)
Kelly Hebert (Sophomore/Wellsboro)
Rachel Heller (Junior/Allison Park)
Melissa Lake (Sophomore/Winburne)
Morgan Moberg (Freshman/Huntingdon)

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