Pittston Area graduate Matt McGlynn will attend Misericordia University

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Recent Pittston Area graduate Matt McGlynn announced his commitment to continue his academic and basketball careers at Misericordia University during a May signing ceremony at the school. From left, seated, are Ethel McGlynn, mother; Matt McGlynn, Mike McGlynn Sr., father; Mike McGlynn Jr., brother. Standing, Pittston Area principal John Haas, head basketball coach Alan Kiesinger, assistant coach Jim Blaskiewicz, athletic director Charlie Turco. McGlynn, a 6-foot-3 shooting guard, was the 3-point shootout winner at the Dr. George P. Moses Wyoming Valley Conference Senior All-Star Game and led the Patriots in 3-pointers made each of the past three seasons. He was a second-team WVC Division 1 All-Star choice as a senior. McGlynn, who played AAU basketball for the Valley Thunder, has not declared a major, but expects to study secondary education with a concentration in math.

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