ERIE, Pa. — The Penn State Behrend men’s swimming and diving team won the Fredonia Blue Devil Invitational for the first time since 2012. Brady Mattson, a sophomore from Wilmington, Delaware, set a program record in the 1,650-meter free race.
The college’s basketball, track and field, wrestling and bowling teams also were in action last week. Here are the highlights:
Penn State Behrend 77, Franciscan 43
Penn State Behrend 86, D’Youville 54
Dan Wanker, a junior from Pittsburgh, scored a career-high 19 points in the win over D’Youville. He and Justin Gorny, a junior from South Park, each added 17 points in the win over Franciscan.
Penn State Behrend 51, Franciscan 36
D’Youville 62, Penn State Behrend 45
Nicole Boyer, a junior from Blairsville, scored a career-high 14 points in the win over Franciscan. She added 13 rebounds.
Men’s swimming and diving
First (of nine teams) at the Fredonia Blue Devil Invitational
Mark Patterson, a junior from North Huntingdon, won the 200-meter backstroke, finishing in 1:53.11. Brady Mattson, a sophomore from Wilmington, Delaware, set a program record in the 1,650-meter free, finishing in 16:55.05. He placed second.
Women’s swimming and diving
Sixth (of nine teams) at the Fredonia Blue Devil Invitational
Gwendolyn Lowery, a senior from Bellefonte, placed second in the 400-meter individual medley, finishing in 4:49.77.
Washington and Jefferson 37, Penn State Behrend 12
West Liberty 37, Penn State Behrend 6
Thomas More 34, Penn State Behrend 12
Jacob Lenhardt, a freshman from McKean, won all three of his matches. He wrestles at heavyweight.
Men’s track and field
Dylan Buffington, a senior from Brookville, won the 3,000-meter run at the Mount Union Toy Drive Invitational. He finished in 8:49.31, qualifying for ECAC competition.
Women’s track and field
Rachel Pell, a senior from Elizabeth, won the 500-meter dash at the Mount Union Toy Drive Invitational, finishing in 1:21.84 Rebecca Worley, a sophomore from Townville, won the 5,000-meter run, finishing in 20:01.66. Savanna Carr, a freshman from Franklin, won the 3,000-meter run, finishing in 10:51.95.
St. Vincent 3, Penn State Behrend 0
Scores, results and updates for Penn State Behrend athletics are posted at psblions.com.
Assistant director, news and information, Penn State Behrend
Sports information director, Penn State Erie, The Behrend College