Penn State Altoona soccer student-athletes named to Academic All-District teams

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Penn State Altoona women’s basketball student athletes Jess Burns, of South Fayette, and Camryn Figard, of Hollidaysburg, were recognized for their success in the classroom on Tuesday, March 26, when both student athletes were named to the College Sports Communicators’ Division III Academic All-District team.

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GREENWOOD, Ind. — A total of six student-athletes from the Penn State Altoona men’s and women’s soccer teams were recognized for their academic successes on Tuesday, Nov. 21, when the College Sports Communicators (CSC) organization announced its Academic All-District soccer teams.

To be eligible for a spot on an Academic All-District team, student-athletes must meet certain academic and athletic requirements. Academically, student-athletes must be at least sophomores while holding cumulative grade-point averages of 3.5 or higher. Athletically, players must be starters or key reserves who have played in at least 90% of their team’s games, or started 75% of the games. Nominators could submit up to six qualified student-athletes per team.

One Penn State Altoona men’s soccer student-athlete and five women’s soccer student-athletes were named to the CSC’s NCAA Division III Academic All-District teams.

Men’s soccer:

  • Defender/midfielder Bailey Musselman, of Altoona, majoring in accounting.

Women’s soccer:

  • Defender Hannah Brubaker, of San Diego, California, majoring in kinesiology.
  • Forward/midfielder Schenley Farrell, of Philipsburg, majoring in kinesiology.
  • Defender/midfielder Amanda Hazel, of Clearfield, majoring in kinesiology.
  • Forward Camryn Kurilla, of Mount Wolf, majoring in human development and family studies.
  • Forward Mallorie Smith, of Bellefonte, majoring in biology.