July 10, 2014
UNIVERSITY PARK, PA. - The 2014 Penn State Alumni Challenge has reached its end. With an overwhelming number of 2,371 former student-athletes supporting our programs this year, we are excited to announce this year's winners!
Over the last 12 months, our teams competed for a chance to win one of the two $6,000 grand prizes. The first grand prize is awarded to the team with the highest percentage of support for 2014. The second grand prize is for the highest percentage increase in support over FY 2013. We are pleased to announce this year's grand prize winners and runners up in each category. We look forward to your continued support of our student-athletes in the coming year!
The top 5 programs with the highest percentage of support are:
1. Men's Ice Hockey - 38.12%
2. Women's Ice Hockey - 29.47%
3. Football - 28.81%
4. Men's Lacrosse - 25.14%
5. Men's Fencing - 19.30%
The top 5 programs with the highest percentage increase over FY 2013 are:
1. Women's Ice Hockey - 8.42%
2. Women's Fencing - 8.05%
3. Men's Fencing - 6.43%
4. Men's Golf - 2.50%
5. Men's Ice Hockey - 2.49%
To see which of your former teammates have supported the challenge, visit the Alumni Challenge Page on our website.
With donor support, our student-athletes are be able to compete and learn at the highest level. Thank you for participating in this year's Alumni Challenge! Your support enables future Nittany Lions to succeed in the classroom, during competition and as future leaders.
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