Penn State Behrend scoreboard

Scores for March 20 to 26
Penn State Behrend softball player Katie Gozzard

A hit by Katie Gozzard, a sophomore from Pittsburgh, scored the winning run in the Penn State Behrend softball team's March 26 win over Christopher Newport.

Credit: Penn State Behrend

ERIE, Pa. — The Penn State Behrend track and field teams opened their outdoor seasons March 25 at the Cal U Early Bird Invitational. The men’s team won the shot put and the 110- and 400-meter hurdles; the women won the 800-meter relay.

The campus' volleyball, tennis, water polo, baseball and softball teams also were in action last week. Here are the highlights.

Men’s volleyball

Penn State Behrend 3, Elmira 1

Nazareth 3, Penn State Behrend 0

Penn State Behrend 3, Sage 0

The conference win over Elmira was Behrend’s first defeat of the Soaring Eagles in program history. The scores were 25-19, 25-22, 24-26 and 25-21.

Men’s tennis

Houghton 7, Penn State Behrend 2

Penn State Behrend 8, Pitt-Greensburg 1

Women’s water polo

Monmouth 7, Penn State Behrend 5

Penn State Behrend 10, Utica 3

Carthage 15, Penn State Behrend 6

Connecticut College 10, Penn State Behrend 5

Macalester 10, Penn State Behrend 8

Clare Jeffreys, a sophomore from Erie, had three goals against Macalester. She scored with just two seconds remaining in the game, forcing an overtime period.


Ohio Wesleyan 9, Penn State Behrend 8

Ohio Wesleyan 2, Penn State Behrend 1


Penn State Behrend 3, Christopher Newport 2

Christopher Newport 5, Penn State Behrend 0

Men’s track and field

Matthew Grafton, a senior from Worthington, won the 110- and 400-meter hurdles at the Cal U Early Bird Invitational, the first event in the team’s outdoor season. Mitchell Obenrader, a senior from Fryburg, won the shot put.

Women’s track and field

The 800-meter relay team — Caitlin Plazony, a freshman from Fairview; Jenna Shelton, a sophomore from Cabot; Courtney Sargent, a sophomore from Erie; and Katelyn Hancock, a sophomore from Bethel Park — won their event at the Cal U Early Bird Invitational, finishing in 9:48.46.

Scores, results and updates for Penn State Behrend athletics are posted at