UPJ hoops note
The awards continue to mount for Pitt-Johnstown junior basketball standout John Paul Kromka.
On Tuesday, Kromka, an All-American on the court and a two-time First-Team Academic All-American in the classroom, earned a spot of the 2021-22 PSAC Winter Top-10 list for the second consecutive season.
Initiated in the 1997-98 academic year, the Top 10 is given to five males and five females in each athletic season; fall, winter and spring.
In 2021-22, Kromka, a six-time PSAC West Defensive Athlete of the Week, earned First-Team NABC All-America honors, his third straight West Defensive Athlete of the Year honor and his third straight All-PSAC West honor after being named to the second team as a freshman and the first team in both 2019-20 and 2021-22.