Basketball Players receive USCAA Academic All-American Awards

Penn State DuBois Athletes Named Academic All-Americans

3/18/2010 —

DuBois – Four Penn State DuBois Athletes have made the United States Collegiate Association's (USCAA) Academic All-American List this year.  Kyle Mahoney and Derek Burdick, of the men's basketball team, and Lauren Donovan, and Whitney Lewis, of the women's basketball team all received Academic All-American status.  


The USCAA Academic All-American list honors student athletes who are not only dedicated to their sport, but also committed to academic excellence. 


In order to make the list, a student athlete must possess an overall grade point average of 3.5 or greater as documented by a school transcript.


The USCAA is a national organization that provides quality athletic competition on a regional and national level.  Nation-wide, the USCAA holds a membership of 64 higher education institutions. Those member institutions include schools like the University of Cincinnati-Clermont, the University of Maine-Augustus, Ohio State University-Marion, The University of Pittsburgh-Titusville, and campuses within the Penn State system.