Cresson, Pa. — Mount Aloysius College has won the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference “Peak Performance Award for Academic Excellence.” This annual award is presented to the institution in this 10-college conference with the highest percentage of student athletes winning a place on the AMCC Academic Honor Roll.  This recognizes the important role of student athletes in the academic side of campus life. The Mounties placed 62.23% of their student-athletes on the team.

Mount Aloysius College President John Mills expressed his pride for the success of student-athletes in and out of the classroom. “Winning games and matches is wonderful and we all cheer for our Mountie teams. However, success in the classroom is the goal of everyone at Mount Aloysius College. This award shows the dedication and hard work by our student athletes and coaches.”

Mount Aloysius College has 188 student-athletes. The overall GPA of every student-athlete was 3.38; 100 students have made the Dean’s List and 119 Mounties were placed on Academic All-Conference teams for their respective sports. The men’s tennis team had the highest overall GPA at 3.79.

Mount Aloysius College acting Athletic Director Kevin Kime also applauds MAC athletes. “Everyone at Mount Aloysius can be proud to be a Mountie today. Well-done to our athletes who have dedicated their time to athletic and academic achievements.”

The Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) is an intercollegiate athletic conference affiliated with the NCAA’s Division III. Member institutions are located in Maryland, New York, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. In addition to Mount Aloysius College, affiliated schools include: D’Youville College, Buffalo, NY; Franciscan University of Steubenville, Steubenville, OH; Hilbert College, Hamburg, NY; La Roche College, Pittsburgh, Pa.; Medaille College, Buffalo, NY; Penn State Altoona, Altoona, Pa.; Penn State Behrend, Erie, Pa.; University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, Bradford, Pa. and the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg, Greensburg, Pa.


L-R: Sarah Logan, Cross Country, Pittsburgh, Pa; Jessica Bressler, Women’s Volleyball, Julian, Pa.; Kevin Kime, Acting Athletic Director, Dr. John Mills, Mount Aloysius College President, Sandy Nypaver, Faculty Athletics Representative; Nicholas Goldyn, Men’s Tennis, Wilmore, Pa.; Jessica Bello, Women’s Bowling, Pennsauken, Nj.; Christopher Godet, Men’s Soccer, Nassau, Bahamas.