Three Shippensburg football players were named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District Super Region 1 Team on Thursday: quarterback Ryan Zapoticky (biology, 3.68 GPA), running back Cole Chiappialle (criminal justice, 3.56 GPA) and wide receiver Colin McDermott (graduate student, 3.71 GPA). All-District nominees are now on the ballot for the All-America ballot, announced Dec. 11.
Penn State football placed two on the Academic All-District 2 honor roll: senior linebacker Brandon Smith (graduate, 3.81 GPA) and sophomore punter Blake Gillikin (kinesiology, 4.00 GPA).
Shippensburg women’s volleyball had three named All-PSAC on Thursday. Freshman setter Emily Hangen was named Freshman of the Year after ranking second in the conference in assists per set (10.6), 36th in the nation. Joining her on first team was sophomore middle hitter Samantha Webber (368 kills). Junior outside hitter Morgan DeFloria (385 kills) made second team.