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Fall Sport All-Academic Accolades Announced

Newport News, Va. - As the 2016-17 fall sports wrap up, six Penn State Greater Allegheny student-athletes have been named to the USCAA All-Academic list for their work in the classroom.

National All-Academic team honors are awarded to student-athletes of sophomore standing or higher with at least a 3.5 GPA.

From the women's soccer team, senior defender Jess Manfredi (Pittsburgh, Pa./Serra Catholic), sophomore midfielder Mikayla Diak (North Huntingdon, Pa./Norwin) and sophomore forward Gaby Selmi (Sao Paulo, Brazil/Owen-Withee) were named to the list.

The men's soccer team was represented by sophomore forward Marin Marina (Pittsburgh, Pa./Baldwin).

Junior right side Emily Taylor (Aliquippa, Pa./Lincoln Park Performing Arts Charter) was named to the list from women's volleyball.

Sophomore Michael Risnear (Harrison City, Pa./Penn-Trafford) rounded out the list from the men's cross country team.

Congratulations to these student-athletes for their dedication to not only their sport, but even more so to the classroom.

To check out the full list of award winners, click here.