Altoona student-athletes earn spots on AMCC Academic All-Conference Team

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The College Sports Communicators organization announced its list of Academic All-District softball student-athletes on Tuesday, May 17, which included Penn State Altoona student-athletes Gianna Hoppel and Madison Lucas.

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NORTH BOSTON, N.Y. — For day four of NCAA Division III Week, the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference announced its 2022-23 Academic All-Conference Team on Thursday, April 13. The team includes 93 Penn State Altoona student-athletes.

The conference’s annual Academic All-Conference Team recognizes student-athletes from institutions across the AMCC for achieving cumulative grade-point averages of 3.2 or higher through the fall 2022 semester. Individuals on the list who compile GPAs of 3.5 or higher earn a greater status of recognition, as they are tabbed as Peak Performers. The 2022-23 AMCC Academic All-Conference Team is comprised of 939 student-athletes from across the conference’s member schools, including both full and affiliate members.

This year, a total of 93 Penn State Altoona student-athletes earned spots on the AMCC Academic All-Conference Team. Out of that group, 55 student-athletes were recognized as Peak Performer individuals. Additionally, 10 Penn State Altoona student-athletes were tabbed for induction into Chi Alpha Sigma, the national student-athlete honor society. View the full list here