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Five KU Student-Athletes and Women’s Bowling Program Earn Academic Awards

Five KU Student-Athletes and Women’s Bowling Program Earn Academic Awards

KUTZTOWN, Pa. – The Kutztown University women’s bowling team was recognized with an Academic Team Award from the National Tenpin Coaches Association (NTCA), while also having five student-athletes named to the All-Academic Team.

As a program, KU held a 3.251 GPA last year. To be recognized, a program must have a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher for the academic school year. This season, there were 36 programs that reached this milestone.

Individually, KU had five student-athletes named to the NTCA All-Academic Team, including:

• Melanie Aptaker (Lincroft, N.J./Middletown South)

• Megan Bauter (Spring Lake, N.J./Manasquan)

• Angela Kozma (Beachwood, N.J./Toms River South)

• Ella Luzzi (Spring Lake, N.J./Manasquan)

• Felicia Trievel (Reading, Pa./Wilson)

To be recognized, a student athlete must have a cumulative GPA of 3.4 or higher for the academic school year. This year there are 229 honorees, representing 50 NCAA programs.