BLOOMSBURG, Pa. — Trevor Allard, of Mexico, a member of the wrestling team, was one of a Bloomsburg University school-record 208 student-athletes recognized as Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Scholar-Athletes for the 2019-20 academic year. The 208 Huskies join a PSAC-record 3,762 student-athletes from the league’s 18 institutions being named to the list.
The 3,762 scholar-athlete total marks 50% of the student-athlete population across the conference. Both of those numbers shatter previous records of 3,117 and 43 percent, respectively, set one year ago. The league has now registered at least a 30 percent rate for 12 straight years. The total number of honorees has increased each year since the 2006-07 academic year.
Bloomsburg’s 208 student-athletes easily surpasses the school’s previous high of 164 established last academic year and was tied for seventh-highest among the 18 league institutions.
In order to earn PSAC Scholar-Athlete recognition, each student-athlete must have maintained a minimum GPA of 3.25 throughout the year.
The women’s soccer and women’s cross country/track and field teams led Bloomsburg with 20 individuals being named to the scholar-athlete list. Field hockey and women’s lacrosse were right behind with 17 and 16, respectively, while volleyball (14), women’s basketball (10), and women’s swimming (10) also reached double figures among women’s sports. On the men’s side, football and men’s soccer led the way with 16 scholar-athletes apiece. Men’s swimming (13), baseball (11), and men’s cross country/track and field (11) also finished in double digits.
For a complete list of honorees go to https://buhuskies.com/news/2020/6/22/general-bloomsburg-has-school-record-208-individuals-earn-psac-scholar-athlete-accolades.aspx.