Lions Win President’s Cup and Peak Performer Award

Student-athletes recognized for academic and athletic achievements

For the second time in three years, Penn State Behrend has earned the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) Institutional Peak Performer Award. The award is given annually to the AMCC member with the highest percentage of student-athletes named to the Academic All-Conference Team. The Lions placed 60.14 percent of their student-athletes on the team. Behrend student-athletes also captured six Team Peak Performer awards (women’s soccer, women’s tennis, women’s swimming and diving, women’s basketball, men’s basketball, and men’s wrestling); the award recognizes the team with the highest collective cumulative grade point average in each sport.

Also, at the conclusion of the 2022-23 season, the Penn State Behrend Lions captured the Allegheny Mountain Colle­giate Conference (AMCC) President’s Cup for the twentieth time in program history. Behrend won three conference cham­pionships in men’s and women’s cross country and men’s tennis. The Lions were runner-up in women’s soccer, men’s soc­cer, women’s tennis, women’s basketball, men’s and women’s swimming and diving, baseball, softball, and men’s volleyball.