TOWSON, Md. – Maggie Palaski of the Susquehanna University women's swimming & diving team, was named the Landmark Women's Swimming & Diving Senior Scholar Athlete.
Palaski is the fourth consecutive River Hawk to garner the Senior Scholar Athlete award, joining Kelsey Lessard (2016), Ashlee Weingarten (2017), and Joann Butkus (2018).
The Stroudsburg, Pa. native boasts a 3.72 cumulative grade point average as an international studies-comparative cultural studies major. Palaski is a four-year contributor for the Susquehanna women's swimming & diving team, which has won the Landmark women's title all four years of her career.
At the 2019 Landmark Championships, Palaski helped the 200-medley relay and 400-medley relay teams to a first-place finish, which garnered her All-Landmark First Team honors. She was also named to the Second Team in the 100-butterfly and 200-freestyle relay. She finishes her career as an 11-time All-Conference selection.
Palaski is a member of the Pi Gamma Mu, a national honor society established to encourage and reward interest in the social sciences, an Alpha Phi Omega member, which is a national service fraternity that allows you to develop leadership skills and forge friendships through service, and is a two-time selection to Landmark Winter Academic Honor Roll
The Landmark Conference selects 22 senior scholar athletes each year to recognize the top student-athlete in each sport based on academics and athletics.
The honorees must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.20 and are selected by a committee of Landmark Conference officers, athletics directors, faculty athletic representatives, senior woman administrators, and sports information directors.