Men’s Golf, Women’s Basketball Teams Earn Horizon League "Raise Your Sights" Awards

Mary Dunn and Jason McQuown helped lead their teams to the Horizon League Raise Your Sights awards
Mary Dunn and Jason McQuown helped lead their teams to the Horizon League Raise Your Sights awards

The Youngstown State men's golf and women's basketball teams have earned the Horizon League Raise Your Sights award for the 2018-19 academic year, the conference office announced on Wednesday.

The Raise Your Sights awards are given annually to the best sport teams academically and is based on combined grade point average (GPA) from the current academic year. The award recognizes the top academic male and female team from each Horizon League institution. YSU's men's golf team owns a 3.52 GPA, and the women's basketball squad possesses a 3.75.

The men's golf team has received the Raise Your Sights award for the fourth straight year and for the eighth time overall. The women's basketball team has claimed the award for the second straight season and for the third time since 2012-13.