Casey Crowley Receives Senior Athletic Award at Bucknell
May 1, 2012
LEWISBURG, Pa. - Bucknell senior Casey Crowley (Hamilton Square, N.J./Peddie School), a four-year starting defender on the Bison women's soccer team, received a special award at the University's annual Senior Athletic Awards Banquet, sponsored by the Bison Club and held in the Terrace Room on campus on Tuesday.
Crowley won the Edward W. Pangburn Award, presented for sportsmanship, fellowship, and contribution to the University. Crowley shared the award with football defensive lineman Josh Eden.
In addition to Crowley and Eden, several other student-athletes were honored at the banquet, including the winners of the Christy Mathewson Award, given to the most outstanding athletes in the senior class. Four-time All-Patriot League cross country star Stephanie Fulmer along with eight-time Patriot League track & field champion Robert Arent were this year's winners.
Crowley was a four-year starting defender for the Bison women's soccer team. She made 71 career appearances, mostly at left back. She has been one of the team's most consistent defenders in recent years and served as team co-captain this fall. A chemical engineering major at Bucknell, Crowley was the team's rookie of the year in 2008.
Bucknell is a highly-selective, privately endowed liberal arts institution with an enrollment of approximately 3,500 undergraduate students. Bucknell competes in NCAA Division I as a member of the Patriot League and has full membership along with American, Army, Colgate, Holy Cross, Lafayette, Lehigh and Navy. Bucknell has won the Presidents' Cup, signifying the Patriot League's all-sports champion, in 17 of 21 years.
Bucknell annually ranks among the national leaders in graduation rates. In addition, Bucknell ranks fifth in Division I in the total number of CoSIDA Academic All-America selections, with 121 national Academic All-Americans since 1970.