Behrend cross-country teams win home-course invitational

Penn State Behrend cross country runner Savanna Carr

Savanna Carr, of Franklin, won the Penn State Behrend Invitational. She finished in 19:35.0.

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ERIE, Pa. — The Behrend Lions won both the men’s and women’s fields at the Behrend Invitational cross-country race. Savanna Carr, a freshman from Franklin, won the women’s race, finishing in 19:35.0.

The college’s soccer, golf, volleyball and tennis teams also were in action last week. Here are the highlights.

Men’s soccer

Penn State Behrend 2, Allegheny 0

Bethany 3, Penn State Behrend 2

Matt Dziadosz, a senior from Leechburg, scored two goals in the second half against Allegheny. He has now scored in five consecutive games.

Women’s soccer

Washington & Jefferson 4, Penn State Behrend 3

Penn State Behrend 3, Mt. Union 2

Jordan Oberlander, a senior from Waterford, scored all three goals in the loss to Washington & Jefferson.

Women’s volleyball

Fredonia 3, Penn State Behrend 1

Thiel 3, Penn State Behrend 2

Men’s golf

Tied for third (of 14 teams) at the Penn State Altoona Invitational

Ninth (of 18 teams) at the Allegheny Invitational

Jack Perfett, a freshman from Moon Township, shot a 72 at the Penn State Altoona Invitational, tying for third overall.

Men’s cross-country

First (of 10 teams) at the Behrend Invitational

Six Lions placed in the top 12 at the Behrend Invitational. Zach Wortman, a freshman from St. Mary’s, was second overall with a time of 26:27.2.

Women’s cross-country

First (of 11 teams) at the Behrend Invitational

Savanna Carr, a freshman from Franklin, won the Behrend Invitational with a time of 19:35.0. Riley Crissman, a sophomore from Bradford, was third, with a time of 19:50.6.

Women’s tennis

Penn State Behrend 6, Mt. Aloysius 3

Penn State Altoona 6, Penn State Behrend 3

Celeste Bentley, a senior from Harborcreek, and Kelly Miller, a senior from Louisville, Ohio, won their singles matches against players from Mt. Aloysius. They then teamed up to win the No. 1 doubles match.

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