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2016 Penn State Lehigh Valley Athletics Awards Luncheon

2016 Penn State Lehigh Valley Athletics Awards Luncheon

CENTER VALLEY, PA (April 25, 2016) - The Penn State Lehigh Valley Athletics Department recongized the accomplishments and achievements of their intercollegiate teams on Monday during an awards luncheon held on campus. Golfer, Shane Rhodes and Women's Basketball player, Andrea Watkins, were named PSULV Male & Female Athletes of the Year. Below are the achievements of each program from the 2015-2016 season. Thank you to all our coaches, staff and student-athletes for being outstanding representatives and ambassadors of Penn State Lehigh Valley athletics. 

Men's Golf  

Head Coach: Brian Exton   

Team Accomplishments

¨ PSUAC Champions

¨ USCAA Finished 7th out of 24 teams

Individual Accomplishments

¨ Coach Brian Exton; Named PSUAC Golf Coach of the Year

¨ Shane Rhodes, Nathan Bloomfield, Ethan Culver, Tyler Schoener; PSUAC All-Conference

Academic All-Conference (students must achieve a GPA of 3.0 or higher)

¨ Nathan Bloomfield, Robert Boring, Ethan Culver, Brendon McMahon, Shane Rhodes, Kevin Shuey, Nicholas Terleski

PSULV Golfer of the Year: Shane Rhodes

 

Men's & Women's Cross Country

Head Coach: Carolyn Dunham

Team Accomplishments

¨ 3rd Place Finish out of 9 men's teams at PSUAC Championships

Individual Accomplishments

¨ Anthony Siguenza; 1st Team PSUAC All-Conference

¨ Jonathan Meyer, 2nd Team PSUAC All-Conference

Academic All-Conference (students must achieve a GPA of 3.0 or higher)

¨ Chris Bukavich, Joseph Johnson, James Maxwell, Jonathan Meyer, Ashley Ramirez

PSULV Runner of the Year: Jacob Srock

 

Women's Volleyball  

Head Coach: Brittni Kholi

Academic All-Conference (students must achieve a GPA of 3.0 or higher)

¨ Reema Kaskas, Natasha Leon, Shelley Rosario, Shannon Sanchez

PSULV Volleyball Player of the Year: Shannon Sanchez

 

Men's Basketball   

Head Coach: Mike DeCarolis

Individual Accomplishments

¨ Tyler Krchnavi; USCAA National All-Academic Honors  

*National All-Academic team honors are awarded to student-athletes of sophomore standing or higher with at least a 3.5 GPA.

Academic All-Conference (based on Spring 2015 GPA)

¨ Tyler Krchnavi,  Jordan Young, Kenny Leger, Eddie Hudak

 PSULV Men's Basketball Player of the Year: Brandon Holland

 

Women's Basketball   

Head Coach: Lorie Khalil

Team Accomplishments

¨ 17-7 Overall Record

¨ Advanced to the PSUAC Semifinals as #3 Seed

Individual Accomplishments

¨ Andrea Watkins; USCAA 1st Team All-American, PSUAC Co-Player of the Year, PSUAC 1st Team All-Conference

¨ Hannah Bankes; USCAA 2nd Team All-American, PSUAC 2nd Team All-Conference

¨ Ashley Gordon; USCAA Honorable Mention All-American, PSUAC Honorable Mention All-Conference

Academic All-Conference (based on Spring 2015 GPA)

¨ Andrea Watkins, Ashley Gordon, Ashley Husser

PSULV Women's Basketball Player of the Year:  Andrea Watkins

Cycling  

Head Coach: Mandy Marquardt

 Team Accomplishments

¨ 4th Place – D2 Team Overall Standings, 2015 USA Collegiate Track National Championships

Individual Accomplishments

¨ McKenzie Browne; 2015 USA Cycling Collegiate National Sprint Champion

¨ James Mellen; 2015 USA Cycling Collegiate National Spring Silver Medalist

PSULV Cyclist of the Year: McKenzie Browne