LeDonne, York Notch Scholar All-East Region Honors

LeDonne, York Notch Scholar All-East Region Honors

ERIE, Pa. – Penn State Behrend men's soccer seniors Justin LeDonne (Murrysville, PA/Franklin Regional) and Sam York (Akron, OH/Revere) were 2023 United Soccer Coaches (USC) NCAA Division III Men's Scholar All-East Region selections.

LeDonne, a manufacturing management major, earned a spot on the Scholar All-East Region Second Team after notching a 3.45 GPA in the classroom.

This season, LeDonne was named AMCC Co-Defensive Player of the Year and was selected to the All-AMCC First Team, All-ECAC First Team, and All-Region Second Team for his play on the field. He started all 21 games, helping the team record 12 shutouts, six of which were in conference play. On the backline, he allowed only three goals on 35 shots in AMCC action, while also delivering three scores and an assist, including one game winner.

York, a plastics engineering and interdisciplinary business major, registered Scholar All-East Region Third Team with a 3.88 GPA.

York was also an All-AMCC First Team and All-Region Third Team honoree for his efforts in net this season. He made 46 saves, finishing atop the AMCC rankings with eight shutouts and third in the goals-against average (0.92). Also, in conference play he ranked first with a 0.33 goals-against average and third in save percentage (.750).