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DuBois Athletes Earn All-Conference Honors

3/20/2012 —

The Penn State University Athletic Conference (PSUAC) has announced its selection of All-Conference players for the 2011-12 season.  The selections are determined by PSUAC conference coaches who vote on players nominated by their head coaches.

The PSUAC Women’s All-Conference selection for Penn State DuBois is Tessa Vargas.

Vargas is a senior guard who played basketball for three and a half years for Coach Pat Lewis.  Tessa lead the team in scoring and was a destructive force on defense with her scrappy play.  Tessa averaged 17.9 points a game and recorded 72 steals this season.  Tessa was recognized twice during the season as PSUAC Player of the week.

Also recognized this season as a PSUAC Honorable Mention is Karlee Cyphert.  She is a sophomore who will transfer to University Park next semester.  Cyphert has developed in key areas to help lead the Penn State DuBois team to a 16-7 record.  She averaged 6.8 points a game with 119 rebounds.


The PSUAC Men’s All Conference Selections for DuBois are Chris Dickison and Jovan Brown.

Dickison is a senior who led the team in scoring with 20.9 average and 7.9 rebounds per game.  He concludes his Penn State DuBois career as the second leading scorer in campus history with 1,746 points.

Brown is also a senior who was selected as tri-captain of the basketball team, which won the PSUAC Team Title and finished the season with a 21-9 record.  Brown averaged 15.5 points a game with 4.7 rebounds per game.  He became the sixth player to score over 1,000 points in his career with 1,051 points.

Woody Mitchell was named as an Honorable Mention selection to this year's All-Conference basketball team.  Woody averaged 10.5 points a game and was a threat from three point range where he made 57 threes on the season and hit on 36% of his three point attempts.


Campus Athletic Coordinator Ken Nellis said, "We congratulate all these individuals for their performance this season, and for how they represented the campus. Their hard work and dedication has been recognized by their peers from the rest of the Penn State University Athletic Conference."


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