Athletics Continues Tradition of Academic Success In 2019-20

Athletics Continues Tradition of Academic Success In 2019-20

MIDDLETOWN, Pa. – Penn State Harrisburg's student-athletes continued their tradition of achieving success in the classroom during the 2019-20 academic year.


As a group, the college's varsity intercollegiate athletic programs combined to achieve a grade point average (GPA) of 3.479 during the most-recent athletic campaign. More than 85 of Penn State Harrisburg's student-athletes currently hold cumulative GPAs of 3.4 or higher and all 16 of the school's intercollegiate athletic programs achieved an overall GPA of 3.2 or better during 2019-20.


Baseball player Bret Williams recently became the first Penn State Harrisburg student-athlete to earn CoSIDA Academic All-America and CoSIDA Academic All-District honors. As the summer progresses, more student-athletes and teams are set to earn academic accolades from the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC), New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) and numerous coaches organizations.


Overall GPAs for each Penn State Harrisburg program for 2019-20:


Baseball – 3.614

Men's Basketball – 3.238

Women's Basketball – 3.673

Men's Cross Country – 3.233

Women's Cross Country – 3.286

Men's Golf – 3.651

Men's Indoor Track & Field – 3.244

Women's Indoor Track & Field – 3.286

Men's Outdoor Track & Field – 3.233

Women's Outdoor Track & Field – 3.299

Men's Soccer – 3.409

Women's Soccer – 3.562

Softball – 3.648

Men's Tennis – 3.557

Women's Tennis – 3.844

Women's Volleyball – 3.718


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