GANSEVOORT, N.Y. – The North Eastern Athletic Conference has announced its 2017-18 Scholar-Athlete selections, and the list includes four Penn State Altoona men’s volleyball players.
In order to be selected, a student-athlete competing in a conference-sponsored sport must achieve a combined grade point average of 3.4 or higher for the fall and spring semesters. The student-athlete must also have been in good standing on his team.
The Lions volleyball players who qualified for 2017-18 NEAC Scholar-Athlete status are:
- Tommy Kisick (Latrobe, PA/Greater Latrobe) - sophomore - Management major
- Ian Rathgeb (Douglassville, PA/Daniel Boone) - freshman - Mechanical Engineering major
- Jonathan Ruhl (Lancaster, PA/Manheim Township) - senior - Business Marketing/Management major
- Tanner Yaw (Palmyra, PA/Palmyra) - sophomore - Accounting major
Penn State Altoona is an associate member of the NEAC, with the league serving as the Lions’ primary conference for the sport of men’s volleyball.