Rylee Duck, Kyrstin Johnson, Sierra Snigier, Nicole Watt
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Four Lady Lion Bowlers Named to NTCA All-Academic Team

BROOKLYN, N.Y. – Four student-athletes from Penn State Altoona women’s bowling were named to the 2017-18 National Tenpin Coaches Association (NTCA) All-Academic Team, which was released on Monday, July 2.

Each season, the NTCA recognizes student-athletes who have excelled in the classroom by compiling an All-Academic Team. To be included, a student-athlete must have a cumulative grade-point average of 3.4 or higher for the academic school year. The 2017-18 NTCA All-Academic Team is comprised of a record 268 honorees, representing NCAA women’s bowling programs at 55 different institutions.

The four Penn State Altoona women’s bowlers who earned spots on the 2017-18 NTCA All-Academic Team are:

  • Rylee Duck (Mifflintown, PA/Juniata) - sophomore - Childhood and Early Adolescent Education major
  • Kyrstin Johnson (Altoona, PA/Great Commission) - junior - Business-Accounting major
  • Sierra Snigier (Seaford, DE/Seaford) - freshman - Communications major
  • Nicole Watt (Altoona, PA/Bishop Guilfolye) - junior - Business-Accounting major