Union’s Bowser to Continue Hoops Career at PSU DuBois


RIMERSBURG, Pa. (D9Sports) – Union senior Lucas Bowser recently announced his intentions to continue his basketball career at Penn State DuBois.

(Photo: Lucas Bowser seated with his parents, Kevin and Tracy Bowser, and Union athletic director Scott Kindel (standing on left)

Bowser had been a three-sport star for the Golden Knights earning four letters in basketball, three in football and three in baseball. He was also a first-team KSAC All-Conference winner in basketball and a second-team All American Awards & Engraving D9Sports.com All-District performer in basketball his junior season (this year’s D9 awards have yet to be announced.

Finishing his Union hoops career with 1,421 career points, Bowser is the second all-time leading scorer in school history.

“Lucas came up as a freshman,” Union head coach Eric Mortimer said. “You could see immediately that he was going to be a shooter. Most freshmen don’t have the shooting form he showed. He worked his way into a starting position after the Christmas break his freshman year and didn’t miss a start the os his career.

“Lucas would do whatever the team needed. From handling the ball to playing in the paint, he was a leader on and off the court, leading by example. It was like having a coach on the floor.

Bowser, who averaged 18.5 ppg this season for Union, is also an honor roll student whose other activities include the Gridiron Letterman’s Club, the Round Ball Club, the Diamond Club Travel Club, the Physics Club and the Prom Committee. He also has participated in various fundraising walks for the Alzheimer’s Foundation, Hope for Your Future and Relay for Life.

Bowser plans to major in Engineering.

“I would like to thank my family for never giving up on me,” Bowser said.

Bowser is the son of Kevin and Tracy Bowser.


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