Youngstown State Academic All-Americans

Eighteen Youngstown State University student-athletes have earned accolades as a member of an Academic All-American team. YSU has had five first-team selections, 10 second-team picks and five third-team selections. Aaron Merrill (pictured) and Drew Dosch are the only two-time honorees in school history. Merrill earned second-team accolades in 2010 and third-team honors in 2009, and Dosch was a second-team honoree in 2012 and 2013.

Aaron Merrill is one of two Penguins to earn Academic All-America honors twice. First-Team

2013 - Brandi Brown, Women's Basketball (Forward)
2006 - Jarrod Davis, Track & Field (Thrower)
2003 - Scott Thiessen, Football (Free Safety)
1998 - Anthony Pannunzio, Football (Defensive Back)
1993 - John Quintana, Football (Tight End)

Second-Team

2015 - Steve Zaborsky, Football (Defensive Tackle)
2014 - Kendrick Perry, Men's Basketball (Guard)
2013 - Drew Dosch, Baseball (Infielder)
2012 - Drew Dosch, Baseball (Infielder)
2010 - Stephen Blose, Football (Placekicker)
2010 - Aaron Merrill, Track & Field (Thrower)
2006 - Brandon Caipen, Baseball (Catcher)
2005 - Abby Ettenhofer, Volleyball
1978 - Sam Barbera, Football (Defensive Tackle)
1975 - Dave Garden, Football (Running Back)

Third-Team

2019 - Mary Dunn, Women's Basketball (Forward)
2016 - Sarah Dowd, Softball (Outfielder)
2012 - Vicky Rumph, Softball (Catcher)
2009 - Aaron Merrill, Track & Field (Thrower)
2004 - Adam Baumann, Men's Basketball (Center)
2001 - Kristen Meech, Volleyball (Middle Hitter)