Penn State Harrisburg

Jones and team named NCAA stat champions

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Steve Jones (Harrisburg/Harrisburg H.S.), junior guard on Penn State Harrisburg’s men’s basketball team, was named the NCAA Division III 2012 statistical champion in steals per game, with an average of 4.19 swipes per contest.

The men’s basketball program also earned the 2012 statistical championship in steals as a team, with an average of 15 per game. This is the first NCAA Division III statistical championship for a team in campus history and caps off a historic year for the Lions, who posted a school-record 20 wins. 

Jones joins softball player Kara Boyd (Alexandria/Juniata Valley H.S.) as the only student-athletes in college history to win an NCAA Division III statistical championship.