Penn Athletics is committed to its mission of holistically developing all 1,000 of our student-athletes. As part of this mission we are invested in creating champions in the classroom, in the community and in competition. Our student-athletes choose Penn not only to play in an elite athletic conference, but to also challenge themselves academically at one of the top institutions in the world. Academics play a vital role in the Penn experience and our student-athletes embrace the challenge to become champions in the classroom.

Among the accolades earned by Penn student-athletes is the Academic All-Ivy team that is released after each season of competition.Those selected to represent Penn have a 3.0 or better cumulative grade point averages and are starters or key reserves on an officially recognized varsity team. Below is a list of those Penn student-athletes that were selected for this honor during the 2014-2015 academic year.


Tom Awad, Cross Country
Alexis Genske, Volleyball
Elizabeth Hitti, Field Hockey
Alexa Hoover, Field Hockey
Paige Lombard, Women's Soccer
Mike McCurdy, Sprint Football
Ashley Montgomery, Women's Cross Country
Alec Neumann, Men's Soccer
Tanner Thexton, Football
Justin Watson, Football


Zsombor Garzo, Men's Fencing
Abby Hong, Women's Track & Field
Casey Kent, Wrestling
Hayes Murphy, Men's Squash
Eric Schultz, Men's Swimming
Elyse Shenberger, Gymnastics
Sydney Stipanovich, Women's Basketball
Yan Xin Tan, Women's Squash
Alejandra Trumble, Women's Fencing
Jeff Wiseman, Men's Track & Field