ABINGTON, Pa- The Penn State Abington Athletic Department is pleased to announce that Daria Edwards
has been named the Assistant Sports Information Director for Penn State Abington.
Edwards graduated from Towson University with a Bachelor of Science degree in sport management and business minor in May. While at Towson she learned under CoSIDA's current President Rob Knox
"This is a terrific opportunity for Daria to impact student-athletes," Knox said. "I am excited that she has this opportunity. Daria has left a wonderful legacy at Towson University, not for her outstanding athletic accomplishments, but for her humility, passion tireless work-ethic and positive attitude. She'll bring those diligent qualities that make her special to PSU-Abington and do a great job while raising the standard of excellence for the athletic communications department."
Edwards also excelled in the classroom where she earned Dean's List recognition for three consecutive years. She also received the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Academic and President's Honor Roll during the Spring 2018 semester.
As a member of the Towson softball team, she helped the Tigers win 137 games. In her senior season, the Tigers won a school record 42 games and make their first postseason appearance in program history.
Over her senior season she earned All-Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Second Team and ended her Towson career ranked second all-time in program history in walks, sixth in runs scored, ninth in home runs, 10th in stolen bases, tied for 11th in RBIs, tied for 15th in doubles and 19th in hits.
Edwards was one of the captains of the softball team. She was also a member of Towson's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) and a L.e.A.D. Tiger. Edwards was the recipient of the Athletic Hall of Fame Donald "Doc" Minnegan Athletic Scholarship Award.
She interned in the academic advising office and was an academic tutor. Edwards also worked as a Baltimore Ravens Hospitality Tent Attendant and was a summer camp counselor at Springside Chestnut Hill. Edwards also volunteered with the Susan G. Komen Race For The Cure and Second Chance.
In 2014 Edwards graduated from Hatboro-Horsham High School where she played four years of varsity softball and won a 2011 Pennsylvania State Championship.