A pair of State College graduates have been honored for their academic and athletic accomplishments while playing basketball at Juniata College.
Kate McDonald and Brian Scholly have been selected for Capital One Academic All-District honors. The College Sports Information Directors of America make the selections. The award is given to recognize the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances in the classroom and athletically.
Scholly has a 3.72 GPA as a history major. He has 95 rebounds, 33 assists, six steals, five blocks and a 12.6 points-per-game scoring average. Juniata is 12-7
McDonald is the first Juniata female athlete to earn all-district honors and one of two Landmark Conference athletes selected. She is majoring in business management with a secondary emphasis in communication. The senior forward is averaging 10.7 rebounds and 16.6 points per game, both of which lead the Eagles this season. She also has 66 assists, 75 steals and 21 blocks. Juniata is 9-10.