Three Penn State Altoona Teams Earn AMCC Peak Performer Awards
6/15/2015 — PITTSBURGH, Pa. - A trio of Penn State Altoona varsity sports teams were announced as winners of the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference's annual Peak Performer awards for academic excellence on Monday morning.
The Penn State Altoona women's bowling, men's soccer, and softball teams each secured Peak Performer status for having the highest collective grade point averages in their respective sports during the 2014-2015 academic year. Women's bowling compiled a 3.265 team GPA this past year, men's soccer posted a 3.245, and softball recorded a 3.367.
The AMCC's Peak Performer awards were established three years ago to recognize outstanding academic achievement by one team in each of the conference's 16 championship sports.
Hilbert College led all schools with four Peak Performer teams for the 2014-2015 year, with Penn State Altoona and Penn State Behrend each placing second with three Peak Performers apiece.
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