Slippery Rock University basketball player Regan Atkins has been named the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Western Division Freshman of the Year, becoming the first player from the university to receive this honor in 24 years. Atkins, a local talent from New Castle, Pennsylvania, had an outstanding first year, starting all 25 games, playing 917 minutes, scoring 381 points, and grabbing 136 rebounds. Her performance ranks her among the top freshmen in the university's history, and she also stood out nationally with an impressive average of 15.2 points per game.

By the Numbers
  • Atkins played 917 minutes and scored 381 points in the 2023-24 season.
  • She recorded 136 rebounds, 21 3-pointers, 12 blocks, 31 assists, and 20 steals.
State of Play
  • Atkins is the first player from Slippery Rock University to be named PSAC West Freshman of the Year in 24 years.
  • She is among the top freshmen nationally with an average of 15.2 points per game.
  • She played under first-year head coach Ryenn Micaletti, and the team will now prepare for the 2024-25 season.
Bottom Line

Regan Atkins' exceptional performance has earned her the title of PSAC West Freshman of the Year, making her a standout talent and a source of pride for Slippery Rock University.