PCT has 49 student-athletes honored

Penn College had 49 student-athletes selected as North Eastern Athletic Conference Scholar-Athletes. The Wildcats finished eighth among the conference’s 14 teams and tied their 2015-16 total of 49 selections.

For the fourth-straight year, the conference set a new record with 890 student-athletes receiving a scholar-athlete distinction to top the record of 806 set last year.

The women’s soccer team led all Penn College teams, for the third straight year, with nine selections.

Locals who were honored included Jersey Shore’s Meghan Herman, Blossburg’s Brittany Weiskopff and Williamsport’s Hayden Beiter, Stephan Helminiak, Erin Shaffer, Sidney Trunzo and Samantha Via.