The New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) announced its fall 2019 Scholar-Athlete teams and all four McQuaid teams – cross-country, football, soccer, volleyball – made the list. This is the 28th year the NYSPHSAA has conducted the Scholar-Athlete program.
This fall, NYSPHSAA recognized 3,631 Scholar-Athlete teams and 47,781 individuals. The number of Scholar-Athlete teams increased by 187 (5.43%) compared to fall 2018. The number of individuals increased by 1,232 (2.66%) from the fall of 2018. A total of 632 schools across the state participated in the Scholar-Athlete program.