Chayce Macknair named 2023 PSAC Men’s Outdoor Track & Field Champion Scholar
May 13, 2023


Courtesy of Shippensburg University

Macknair maintains a perfect 4.0 cumulative GPA

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – Shippensburg University senior Chayce Macknair (Lewistown, Pa./Mifflin County) was named the 2023 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Champion Scholar for men’s outdoor track & field on Saturday in a ceremony at Mihalik-Thompson Stadium.

Macknair, a history major seeking social studies teaching certification, has maintained a perfect 4.0 cumulative grade-point average (GPA) through 108 completed credits.

He becomes the seventh Raider spanning all sports to be named a PSAC Champion Scholar. Macknair is the first individual to be honored as the PSAC Champion Scholar for men’s outdoor track & field.

The PSAC Champion Scholar Awards are modeled after the NCAA’s Elite 90 award and honor the student-athlete with the top GPA who is competing at the site of each of the PSAC’s 23 team championship finals.

The selection criteria for the Champion Scholar Awards is identical to that of the NCAA Elite 90 awards, which honor the student-athlete with the top GPA at each of the championship finals sites of the NCAA championships across all three divisions – I, II, and III.

Shippensburg’s PSAC Champion Scholars

Chayce Macknair (2023 men’s outdoor track & field)

Mari Reott (2021 women’s swimming)

Gracee Tothero (2020 women’s swimming, 2019 women’s swimming)

David Reagan (2017 wrestling)

Megan Lundy (2016 women’s indoor track & field, 2015 women’s outdoor track & field)

Lucy Kauffman (2014 field hockey)

Hilary Lyons (2013 softball, 2012 softball)

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