AMCC All-Academic Team Announced

AMCC All-Academic Team Announced

ERIE, Pa. – The Penn State Behrend Athletic Department continues to celebrate NCAA Division III Week with recognizing the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) Academic All-Conference Team, Peak Performers and Chi Alpha Sigma members.

Across the conference, more the 900 student-athletes achieved a cumulative GPA of 3.2 of higher as of the Fall 2017 semester, earning the distinction of being named Academic All-Conference. The Lions honored 131 student-athletes across 24 varsity sports for Academic All-AMCC, while 65 were tabbed Peak Performers by earning a GPA of 3.5 of higher.

A special subset of those student-athletes were also selected for induction to Chi Alpha Sigma, the National Collegiate Student-Athlete Honor Society, which recognizes both academic performance, leaderships and character for selected juniors and seniors.

In total, 30 Penn State Behrend student-athletes were chosen to become members of the Chi Alpha Sigma.

Chi Alpha Sigma Members:

McKenna Aleksivich, Sr., Women's Soccer

Colton Barger, Jr., Men's XC/T&F

Aaron Barraclough, Sr., Men's Tennis

Olivia Belack, Sr., Women's Soccer

Celeste Bentley, Sr., Women's Tennis

John Brittner, Jr., Baseball

Justin Foreman, Sr., Baseball

Rachel Frye, Sr., Women's Volleyball

Michael Funera, Jr., Men's Tennis

Katie Gozzard, Jr., Softball

Ian Griffith, Sr., Men's XC/T&F

Jordan Harakal, Sr., Women's Volleyball

Alexa Haverly, Sr., Women's XC

Lexi Irwin, Jr., Women's Volleyball

Kristen Kargol, Jr., Softball

Josh Kolarac, Sr., Men's Soccer

Paige Lorson, Sr., Women's Swimming & Diving

Jacob Marzka, Jr., Men's XC/T&F

Ryan Matlock, Sr., Men's Golf

Mason McGuire, Jr., Baseball

Nick Mckee, Jr., Men's Soccer

Phil Myers, Jr., Baseball

Jordan Oberlander, Sr., Women's Soccer

Rachel Pell, Sr., Women's XC/T&F

Scott Sada, Jr., Baseball

Laura Schaefer, Jr., Women's Soccer

Jenna Shelton, Jr., Women's XC/T&F

Troy Valkusky, Sr., Men's Water Polo

Erika Woll, Sr., Women's Basketball 

Jessica Wyckoff, Jr., Women's Swimming & Diving