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.
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.
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 psblions.com.