Franz and Scanlon Named Skyline Scholar-Athletes of the Year

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New York, N.Y. - The Skyline Conference announced the 2016-17 Scholar-Athletes of the Year. A Scholar-Athlete of the Year Award is presented to the First-Team All-Conference performer who carries the highest grade point average (minimum 3.30) for the semester in which the student-athlete competes. In the sports of basketball and swimming, the highest cumulative grade point average (minimum 3.30) for both the fall and spring semesters of 2016-17 was used.

For Farmingdale State, junior cross country runner Nicole Franz (Huntington, N.Y.) and freshman golfer Ryan Scanlon (Huntington Station, N.Y.) were each tabbed Scholar-Athletes of the Year.

Franz, a First Team All-Conference selection, recorded a fourth place finish at the Skyline Championship leading the Rams to their first title in school history. Also, at the season-opening Purchase College Invitational, she tallied a runner-up finish for FSC.

Scanlon, the Skyline Player and Rookie of the Year, earned a 2-stroke victory at the Skyline Championship to claim the individual title. Scanlon also carded a win in the first tournament of the year at the Montgomery Cup.


To view the complete Skyline Conference press release, click HERE.