Sam Pirosko, a Gannon basketball player, has been honored as a PSAC Winter Top 10 recipient for the second consecutive year. This accolade, chosen by the PSAC's sports information directors, celebrates student-athletes who excel both academically and athletically. To qualify, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum 3.50 GPA and play a significant role in their team. Pirosko, a redshirt senior post player, led Gannon to multiple championships and was the recipient of numerous prestigious awards, including being named WBCA and D2CCA National Player of the Year.

By the Numbers
  • Pirosko averaged 19.8 points and 8.1 rebounds per game in 2023-24
  • She broke her own Gannon single-season scoring record with 752 points
  • Finished in the No. 2 spot in program history with 2,293 career points
  • Scored in double figures in each of her final 71 games
  • Averaged 25.4 points in seven postseason games
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State of Play
  • Pirosko has been named a DII Honda Athlete of the Year finalist for basketball
  • She is one of only 11 finalists nationally, one from each of 11 sports
What's Next

Pirosko is eligible for the Academic All-America honor again in 2023-24 after being named Academic All-District.

Bottom Line

Sam Pirosko's exceptional academic and athletic achievements make her a standout player in Division II basketball, positioning her for continued success in her academic and sporting career.