Anthony DeGol, a Hollidaysburg graduate, was named to the Golf Coaches Association of American Division I PING All-Northeast Region Team.
DeGol registered three top 10 finishes for the Penn State men's golf team this past season, including a third-place finish at the Fireline Towson Invitational. His 74.1-strokes-per round average was tops on the team.
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Altoona graduates Brady Gehret and Aaron Nadolsky will be competing at the NCAA Outdoor Championships, beginning Wednesday, for the Penn State track and field team.
Gehret will compete with Nadolsky in the 1600 relay and individually in the 400-meter dash. The 1600-relay team broke a Penn State record at the NCAA Eastern Preliminary in Jacksonville, Fla. on May 26 with a time of 3:03.57.
Gehret clocked the top split for the team with a 44.36.
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Chris Carper, an Altoona graduate, earned All-Northeast Conference second-team honors by earning silver at the NEC Outdoor Track and Field Championships in the javelin for Robert Morris recently with a toss of 212 feet, 7 inches.
Carper posted a throw of 214 feet, 8 inches to earn silver at the IC4A/ECAC Championships.
In the NCAA Eastern Regional, Carper placed 26th.
He also was named the Robert Morris Athlete of the Week twice during this past track season.
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Tussey Mountain graduate Jordan Donaldson was named to the Capital One Academic All-District II First Team for his efforts in the classroom and on the Bucknell track and field team.
Donaldson won his second career Patriot League championship in the outdoor 800 meters in May. His gold medal time this year was 1:50.52, the fourth-best time in Bucknell school history.
Donaldson also helped the 3200 relay team take third at the league meet with a school-record time of 7:30.63.
He finished third at the IC4A Championships in the 800 meter run and earned All-East honors.
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The Big Ten announced that Penn State senior women's gymnast Natalie Ettl and junior men's gymnast Scott Rosenthal, a Clearfield native who trained at Gemini Gymnastics in Altoona, are among 24 student-athletes named Outstanding Sportsmanship Award winners for the 2011-12 academic year.
Rosenthal played an integral role in Penn State's success in 2012, helping lead the Nittany Lions to a third-place showing at the National Collegiate Championships, the program's best finish since its NCAA title-winning season of 2007.
Rosenthal spent most of the season ranked No. 1 in the still rings and is a two-time CGA First Team All-American Scholar Athlete.
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