Behrend softball team secures top seed for AMCC tournament

Penn State Behrend softball player Alexa Bupp throws a pitch

Alexa Bupp, a senior from Warren, set the Penn State Behrend record for career saves in softball, with 11.

Credit: Penn State Behrend

ERIE, Pa. — The Penn State Behrend softball team secured the No. 1 seed for the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference tournament, which begins May 4. The team ended regular-season play with a 14-4 conference record.

The college’s baseball and track and field teams also were in action last week. Here are the highlights:


Penn State Behrend 10, Mt. Aloysius 3

Penn State Behrend 11, Mt. Aloysius 4

Penn State Behrend 7, Pitt-Bradford 0

Penn State Behrend 6, Pitt-Bradford 4

Penn State Behrend 13, D’Youville 2

Penn State Behrend 6, D’Youville 5

Fredonia 9, Penn State Behrend 3

Justin Foreman, a junior from Oakdale, had three RBIs in each game against D’Youville. Eric Mikulan, a junior from Pittsburgh, threw a complete game in the opener; he struck out eight batters and gave up just two hits.


Penn State Behrend 4, Penn State Altoona 1

Penn State Behrend 3, Penn State Altoona 1

Penn State Behrend 9, D’Youville 1

D’Youville 3, Penn State Behrend 2

Fredonia 5, Penn State Behrend 4

Penn State Behrend 20, Fredonia 2 (five innings)

Kristen Kargol, a junior from Saegertown, batted 6-for-7 over two games against Fredonia. She had nine RBIs, two home runs and two doubles. Alexa Bupp, a senior from Warren, earned saves in both games against Penn State Altoona. She now holds the program record for career saves, with 11.

Men’s track and field

Chris Drozynski, a sophomore from Stoneboro, ran a personal-best time in the 1,500-meter race at the Ashland Alumni Open. He finished in 4:02.95, placing fourth.

Women’s track and field

Rachel Pell, a senior from Elizabeth, set a school record in the 400-meter hurdles at the Ashland Alumni Open. She won the event, finishing in 61.95 — the seventh-fastest time in NCAA Division III this year.

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