70 Abington student-athletes recognized for academic achievement

Abington student-athletes

Abington's NCAA Division III student-athletes work hard on and off the field.

Credit: Mike Levin

Seventy Penn State Abington student-athletes earned coveted places on the Spring 2013 Director’s List for academic excellence.

The student-athletes, who represented all 14 Abington varsity teams, completed the semester with grade-point averages of 3.0 or better, according to Abington Director of Athletics, Intramurals and Recreation Shawne McCoy.

Abington is a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III and the North Eastern Athletic Conference. The mission of Abington athletics is to promote and to reinforce traditional values of honesty, integrity, commitment and hard work.

Abington fields men’s and women’s teams in basketball, cross country, lacrosse, soccer and tennis. Baseball, golf, softball and women’s volleyball round out the athletics program.

For the complete list of student-athletes on the Director’s List, go to www.abingtonsports.com/news/2013/5/16/GEN_0516134139.aspx.