Behrend water polo team earns first win of the season

A Penn State Behrend water polo player battles for the ball.

The Penn State Behrend men's water polo team defeated Connecticut College, 12-10, for its first win of the season.

Credit: Penn State Behrend

The men’s water polo team at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, earned its first win of the season, defeating Connecticut College, 12-10. Collin Holmes and Isaak Hatopp each scored four goals in the game.

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


Men’s soccer

Penn State Behrend 2, Allegheny 0

Michael DiCola, a sophomore from Beaver, scored in the 13th minute against Allegheny. Dakota Lange, a senior from Apollo, added a second goal in the 58th minute.


Women’s soccer

Washington & Jefferson 1, Penn State Behrend 0 (OT)

Emily Indof, a sophomore from Greensburg, hit the crossbar with 4:10 left in overtime.


Men’s cross country

Fourth (of 11 teams) at the Behrend Invitational

Chris Drozynski, a junior from Stoneboro, led the Lions with a seventh-place finish. He completed the 8K race in 28:00.6.


Women’s cross country

Second (of 11 teams) at the Behrend Invitational

Riley Crissman, a junior from Bradford, finished third, with a 6K time of 20:05.9.


Women’s volleyball

Penn State Behrend 3, Houghton 2

RIT 3, Penn State Behrend 0

Penn State Behrend 3, Alfred State 0

Madison Clapper, a sophomore from Hollidaysburg, had 18 digs against Houghton. Keely Hering, a sophomore from North East, added 11.


Men’s golf

Fourth (of 10 teams) at the Mount Aloysius Invitational

Second (of 11 teams) at the Penn State Altoona Invitational

The Lions had two golfers in the top five at Altoona: J.T. Kuchnicki, a junior from Pittsburgh, tied for second, and Jack Perfett, a sophomore from Moon Township, tied for fifth.


Men’s tennis

Mount Union 8, Penn State Behrend 1

Belden Tuttle, a sophomore from Fairview, won at No. 5 singles by a score of 6-4, 0-6, 10-8. It was his second win in singles play this season.


Women’s tennis

Mount Aloysius 8, Penn State Behrend 1

Franciscan 9, Penn State Behrend 0

Maggie Donley, a freshman from Pittsburgh, won at No. 6 singles against Mount Aloysius by a score of 6-2, 6-0. It was her first win of the season.


Men’s water polo

Iona 19, Penn State Behrend 4

Penn State Behrend 12, Connecticut College 10

Cal Lutheran 16, Penn State Behrend 4

MIT 16, Penn State Behrend 6

Collin Holmes, a freshman from Lake Forest, Calif., scored four goals in the win over Connecticut College. He had two more goals against Cal Lutheran and another against MIT.


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