LEWISBURG, Pa. – For the second consecutive year, Bucknell graduate Luke Giugliano ‘17 earned College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-America honors, announced by the organization on Friday. A Third Team selection last season, Giugliano landed a spot on this year's First Team.
Giugliano is the third Bucknell student-athlete in the 2016-17 academic year to earn Academic All-America recognition, joining Alexis Gannon ‘17 and Kendall Ham '18 of women's soccer. Bucknell has now earned 132 all-time Academic All-America citations.
A mechanical engineering major with a 3.96 GPA, Giugliano is the third Bison from his sport and the first since Ron Hess (1999-2000) to earn consecutive Academic All-America honors. The other Bison to receive back-to-back recognition is Matt Deardorff in 1991 and 1992.
A four-year Patriot League Academic Honor Roll member, Giugliano is a four-time Academic All-Patriot League honoree and a recipient of the Alvin F. Jackson Scholar-Athlete Award, presented to a senior athlete who through his/her actions has demonstrated outstanding academic and athletic achievement and future promise as Bucknell alumni.
A 2017 NCAA Regional qualifier, Giugliano is a two-time All-East performer in the 5,000-meter and a Second Team All-Patriot League selection in the 10,000m.
Bucknell Men's Track and Field Academic All-Americans
1989: Steve West, 1st Team
1990: Peter O'Brien, 3rd Team
1991: Matt Deardorff, 1st Team
1992: Matt Deardorff, 1st Team; Bob Kelly, 2nd Team
1999: Ron Hess, 3rd Team
2000: Ron Hess, 2nd Team
2003: Bryan Johnston, 2nd Team; Adam Kaufman, 2nd Team
2008: David Mante, 3rd Team
2016: Luke Giugliano, 3rd Team
2017: Luke Giugliano, 1st Team