Penn State Behrend pitcher Brandon Smail throws the ball.

Brandon Smail, a senior from Apollo, struck out a season-high eight batters in eight innings of pitching against Maritime. Penn State Behrend won the game, 8-7, in 11 innings.

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11th-inning hit lifts Behrend baseball team over Maritime

A walk-off base hit in the 11th inning lifted the baseball team at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, to a win over Maritime. The teams met during a week of spring break play in Fort Pierce, Florida.

The Penn State Behrend softball, tennis, volleyball and water polo teams also were in action during spring break. Here are the highlights:

Baseball

Penn State Behrend 9, Immaculata 5

Misericordia 5, Penn State Behrend 0

Drew 13, Penn State Behrend 10 (10 innings)

Penn State Behrend 8, Maritime 7 (11 innings)

Dominican 3, Penn State Behrend 2

Penn State Behrend 11, Lebanon Valley 7

The Lions scored seven runs in the fifth inning against Lebanon Valley. Two of those runs came off a double from Justin Foreman, a junior from Oakdale. He hit another double against Dominican.

Softball

Penn State Behrend 5, Rensselaer Polytechnic 4

Penn State Behrend 3, Nebraska Wesleyan 0

Carthage 3, Penn State Behrend 0

Penn State Behrend 8, Dominican 0

Wartburg 12, Penn State Behrend 7

Penn State Behrend 7, Monmouth 2

Penn State Behrend 2, Ursinus 1

Elizabethtown 6, Penn State Behrend 0

Alayna Derzak, a sophomore from Seven Fields, scored a run and an RBI and also hit a triple and a double against Monmouth. Jillian Williams, a sophomore from Corry, allowed just three hits and one unearned run in seven innings of pitching against Ursinus.

Men’s tennis

Penn State Behrend 5, Wartburg 4

Penn State Behrend 7, Albion 2

Penn State Behrend 9, Penn State Harrisburg 0

Penn State Behrend 6, Lebanon Valley 3

Yanique Apgar, a senior from Pittsburgh, and Scott Russell, a sophomore from Pittsburgh, were undefeated in both singles and doubles play during the spring break matches.

Men’s volleyball

Wells 3, Penn State Behrend 0

Dillon Hildebrand, a sophomore from Red Lion, had seven kills, four digs and three assists.

Women’s water polo

Grove City 9, Penn State Behrend 7

Connecticut 10, Penn State Behrend 8

Washington & Jefferson 9, Penn State Behrend 6

Penn State Behrend 11, Carthage 10

Penn State Behrend 16, Caltech 5

Occidental 12, Penn State Behrend 8

Carson Hagood, a freshman from Orlando, Fla., scored three goals against Caltech. Devon Van Rensburg, a freshman from Johannesburg, South Africa, added two goals, four steals and an assist.

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

Contacts: 

Robb Frederick

Assistant director, news and information, Penn State Behrend

Work Phone: 
814-898-6063
Cell Phone: 
814-464-5608

Jill Yamma

Sports information director, Penn State Erie, The Behrend College

Work Phone: 
814-898-6322