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Senior Mallory Pencek Receives Prestigious John Egli Award

Egli Award
6/5/2009 —

Mallory Pencek, '09 Business, has received the University's prestigious John Egli Outstanding Female Scholar-Athlete Award for 2008-09.

This award was established in honor of Assistant Professor John Egli, the first Commonwealth Campus Coordinator of Athletics, for his distinguished service to Penn State University as a student, athlete, faculty member, and coach. Mr. Egli was responsible for the establishment, growth, and development of the Commonwealth Campus Athletic Conference, now known as the Penn State University Athletic Conference (PSUAC).

The award is given to one female and one male athlete each year.

Ms. Pencek, of Factoryville, was chosen from approximately 1,400 student athletes who participated in one or more of the 10 varsity sports offered at the 15 Penn State campuses. While at Worthington Scranton, she played for three seasons on the women's basketball team and was team captain this past year. She also played softball for two years and was a member of the United State’s Collegiate Athletic Association’s National All-Academic Team in both basketball and softball.

She is the daughter of Richard and Dr. Caroline Pencek, a member of Worthington Scranton’s Advisory Board.

This award was established in honor of Assistant Professor John Egli, the first Commonwealth Campus Coordinator of Athletics, for his distinguished service to Penn State University as a student, athlete, faculty member, and coach. Mr. Egli was responsible for the establishment, growth, and development of the Commonwealth Campus Athletic Conference, now known as the Penn State University Athletic Conference (PSUAC).

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