New Kensington Student-Athletes Recognized for Classroom Acheivements

New Kensington Student-Athletes Recognized for Classroom Acheivements

NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. – Penn State New Kensington placed 18 winter and spring student-athletes on the Penn State University Athletic Conference All-Academic Team for spring 2019. This list brings the total number of student-athletes earning the honor this year to 44, up thirteen percent from 2017-18. 

To earn a spot on the All-Academic Team, student-athletes must have earned at least a 3.0 grade point average in the semester of competition or have maintained a 3.0 cumulative grade point average.

The list is highlighted by seniors Alyssa Slancuaskas (Lower Burrell, Pa./Cheswick Christian) and Brittney Wolford (Lower Burrell, Pa./Burrell), who are receiving the award for the fourth time in her softball careers.

Here are New Kensington's Spring 2019 Academic All-PSUAC honorees.


Darius Bennis

Jesse Gover*

Reise Matson

Sebastien Nelson

Noah Oddis*

Austin O'Hara

Antonio Rhome


Men's Basketball

Wilson Rojas

Tavarski Wardlow**

Women's Basketball

Erika Finn

Alyssa Slancauskas

Becca Wilhelm

Brittney Wolford

Calle Zmenkowski


Erika Finn*

Sami Grazioli

Abi Michelucci

Nicole Skokowski

Alyssa Slancauskas***

Lauren Torgent

Becca Wilhelm**

Brittney Wolford***

Calle Zmenkowski


* = two-time honoree

** = three-time honoree

*** = four-time honoree