Gannon basketball player Sam Pirosko has been named a finalist for the DII Honda Athlete of the Year Award by THE Collegiate Women Sports Awards (CWSA) presented by Honda. Pirosko, who was also named the 2024 WBCA DII Player of the Year and the D2CCA Ron Lenz National Player of the Year, is now designated as one of 11 finalists for this prestigious award. The winner will be decided at the end of the academic year through national balloting among 1,000 NCAA member schools as part of THE CWSA program, now in its 48th year.

By the Numbers
  • Pirosko averaged 19.8 points and 8.1 rebounds per game.
  • She led Gannon to a 35-3 record and the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) regular season and Tournament championship.
  • Pirosko ended her career ranked No. 2 on Gannon's all-time scoring list with 2,293 points.
State of Play
  • Pirosko will become a finalist for the prestigious 2024 Honda Athlete of the Year presented in a live telecast on CBS Sports Network on Monday, June 24, 2024, at 7 PM ET.
  • The CWSA, in its 48th year, has recognized the nation's top NCAA women athletes for their athletic skills, leadership, academic excellence, and community service.
Bottom Line

Sam Pirosko's exceptional performance has earned her recognition as a finalist for the DII Honda Athlete of the Year Award, showcasing her remarkable athletic abilities and the support system that has propelled her to this honor.