Four Men’s Volleyball Players Named Scholar-Athletes by NEAC

Four Men’s Volleyball Players Named Scholar-Athletes by NEAC

GANSEVOORT, N.Y. – The North Eastern Athletic Conference has announced its 2017-18 Scholar-Athlete selections, and the list includes four Penn State Altoona men's volleyball players.

In order to be selected, a student-athlete competing in a conference-sponsored sport must achieve a combined grade point average of 3.4 or higher for the fall and spring semesters. The student-athlete must also have been in good standing on his team.

The Lions volleyball players who qualified for 2017-18 NEAC Scholar-Athlete status are:

Tommy Kisick (Latrobe, PA/Greater Latrobe)  -  sophomore  -  Management major

Ian Rathgeb (Douglassville, PA/Daniel Boone)  -  freshman  -  Mechanical Engineering major

Jonathan Ruhl (Lancaster, PA/Manheim Township)  -  senior  -  Business Marketing/Management major

Tanner Yaw (Palmyra, PA/Palmyra)  -  sophomore  -  Accounting major

Penn State Altoona is an associate member of the NEAC, with the league serving as the Lions' primary conference for the sport of men's volleyball.

To read the NEAC's complete release about its 2017-18 Scholar-Athletes, click HERE.