Abington student-athletes honored for academic prowess

Scores for the week of Jan. 12, 2018
Penn State Abington men's basketball

Penn State Abington men's basketball.

Credit: Penn State Abington

ABINGTON, Pa. — A total of 88 student-athletes from all 13 Penn State Abington NCAA Division III teams completed the fall 2017 semester with a grade-point average of 3.0 or higher.

Abington prepares student-athletes to engage with the campus' academic and social environment by developing lifelong skills in leadership, sportsmanlike conduct and athletic excellence. The focus of athletics is on the development of the whole person, placing student-athlete welfare as the highest priority. The Department of Athletics' mission is to promote and reinforce traditional values of honesty, integrity, commitment and hard work as the foundation of the campus' athletics program.

Penn State Abington athletics scores for the week of Jan. 12, 2017.

Basketball (men)

Keuka College 79, Abington 68

Abington 80, Wells College 69

Bryn Athyn College 74, Abington 70

Basketball (women)

Keuka College 66, Abington 55

Wells College 64, Abington 53

Abington 58, Bryn Athyn College 51

About Penn State Abington

Penn State Abington offers baccalaureate degrees in 19 majors at its suburban location just north of Philadelphia. Nearly half of its 4,000 students complete all four years at Abington, with opportunities in undergraduate research, the Schreyer honors program, NCAA Division III athletics, and more. Students can start the first two years of more than 160 Penn State majors at Abington and complete their degrees at University Park or another campus.