Chase McGowan Named Academic All-American
Chase McGowan, a sophomore at Penn State York and a forward on the Penn State York basketball team, was named an Academic All-American by the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA). In order to be named an Academic All-American athletes must have a 3.5 grade-point average or higher.
“Chase was a quiet leader who led more by his actions than by his word,” said Parrish Petry, coach of the Penn State York basketball team. “Chase had the respect of his teammates. He was the one player that at the end of the game we wanted the ball in his hands to try and make a play.” said Parrish.
McGowan, 20, scored an average of 16 points and six rebounds per game. His shooting at the line was 75 percent. He is majoring in business and is from Dallastown, PA.