Penn State Behrend runner Rachel Pell

Penn State Behrend runner Rachel Pell, a junior from Elizabeth, set a school record in the 60-meter hurdles, finishing in 9.73 seconds.

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Penn State Behrend scoreboard

Scores for Jan. 16 to Jan. 22

The Penn State Behrend men’s basketball team won two AMCC matches last week, defeating La Roche and Franciscan. The women’s team split its games.

The college’s track and field and swimming and diving teams also were in action last week. Here are the highlights.

Men’s basketball

Penn State Behrend 86, La Roche 84

Penn State Behrend 91, Franciscan 51

Justin Gorney, a sophomore from South Park, scored a career-high 19 points in the win over Franciscan. He was 3-for-3 from the three-point line.

Women’s basketball

La Roche 76, Penn State Behrend 60

Penn State Behrend 66, Franciscan 48

Ali Goetz, a sophomore from Mars, scored a team-high 12 points against Franciscan. The Lions made 70 percent of their attempts from the free-throw line.

Men’s swimming and diving

Penn State Behrend 122, Malone 98

Ethan Halmi, a senior from Erie, won the diving events at Malone’s CT Branin Natatorium. He posted a personal-best score of 221.55 on the one-meter board and earned 207.83 points on the three-meter board.

Women’s swimming and diving

Malone 151, Penn State Behrend 58

Jessica Wyckoff, a sophomore from Elma, N.Y., won the 50- and 100-meter freestyle races at Malone’s CT Branin Natatorium, finishing in 26.81 seconds and 58.56 seconds.

Men’s track and field

Luke Patten, a senior from West Middlesex, won the pole vault at SPIRE, clearing a height of 4.97 meters. Matthew Grafton, a senior from Worthington, set a school record in the 60-meter hurdles, finishing in 8.46 seconds.

Women’s track and field

Rachel Pell, a junior from Elizabeth, set a school record in the 60-meter hurdles at SPIRE, finishing in 9.73 seconds. Paige Allen, a senior from Butler, won the 60-meter dash, finishing in 7.98 seconds.

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