Kennard-Dale grad Chance Marsteller earns one of PSAC's top honors for student-athletes

  • Kennard-Dale grad Chance Marsteller was named to the PSAC Winter Top 10 List.
  • Marsteller is a redshirt junior wrestler at Lock Haven University with a 3.83 grade-point average.
  • Marsteller finished this past season as an NCAA Division I All-American at 165 pounds.
  • Marsteller finished fourth in the nation. His final 2017-18 record was 44-4, setting an LHU record for wins.

After a record-setting wrestling season for Lock Haven University, Kennard-Dale High School graduate Chance Marsteller has received one of the most prestigious awards handed out by the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference.

Chance Marsteller

The redshirt junior was named to the PSAC Winter Top-10 List.
The 10 athletes honored are selected by the PSAC's sports information directors to recognize student-athletes who distinguish themselves in the classroom and in competition.

The conference designates 10 winners (five males and five females) after each of the sports seasons: fall, winter and spring. To be a candidate for the award, a student-athlete must have a minimum of a 3.50 cumulative grade-point average and must be a starter or key reserve with legitimate athletic credentials.
Marsteller is a sports administration major with a 3.83 GPA.

Chance Marsteller making most of second chance

He also excelled on the mat for the Bald Eagles, finishing as an NCAA Division I All-American after finishing fourth in the nation at 165 pounds.

Marsteller was a PSAC champion and was named the tournament's most outstanding wrestler after going 4-0 with three pins and a technical fall. He finished second at the Eastern Wrestling League Championships and closed the season at 44-4, setting a single-season school record for wins. In all, 28 of his 44 wins came by way of major decision, technical fall or pin.
Marsteller helped Lock Haven finish 16th at the NCAA D-I meet. The Eagles also won the PSAC and EWL titles. Lock Haven finished 12-4 in dual meets.