ERIE, Pa. — The men’s water polo team at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, finished third at the Collegiate Water Polo Association's Division III Eastern championships. Matt Olimski, a sophomore from Saline, Michican, scored the go-ahead goal against Washington and Jefferson College with just two seconds left in the game.
The college’s soccer, cross-country, volleyball, swimming, tennis and bowling teams also were in action last week. Here are the highlights:
Penn State Behrend 2, Franciscan 1
Penn State Behrend 6, Penn State Altoona 0
Penn State Behrend 8, Pitt-Bradford 0
Logan Brinsky, a freshman from Pittsburgh, scored three goals against Pitt-Bradford.
Penn State Behrend 4, Penn State Altoona 0
Penn State Behrend 4, Pitt-Bradford 0
Brenna McGuire, a freshman from McDonald, scored twice against Altoona. She has a team-high 14 goals for the season.
Seventeenth (of 27 teams) at the Oberlin College Invitational
Zachary Tingley, a freshman from Stoneboro, finished the 8K race in 26:55.0. He was 57th in a field of 309 runners.
Sixteenth (of 26 teams) at the Oberlin College Invitational
Riley Crissman, a junior from Bradford, led the Lions with a 6K time of 22:29.2. She finished eighth in a field of 313 runners.
La Roche 3, Penn State Behrend 2
Penn State Behrend 3, D’Youville 0
Kristin Reiland, a freshman from Fairview, had 11 kills on 13 attempts against D’Youville. She also scored three aces.
Men’s swimming and diving
Third (of four teams) at the Grove City Fall Classic
Chase Bietz, a freshman from Clearfield, won the 50 freestyle, the 200 breaststroke and the 200 individual medley.
Women’s swimming and diving
Fourth (of four teams) at the Grove City Fall Classic
Men’s water polo
Penn State Behrend 12, Washington and Jefferson 11
Penn State Behrend 15, Connecticut College 13
Johns Hopkins 19, Penn State Behrend 7
Isaak Hatopp, a junior from Saline, Michigan, scored five goals against Connecticut College. He scored three more against Washington and Jefferson College.
Washington and Jefferson 9, Penn State Behrend 0
Twentieth (of 20 teams) at the Bud Whitman Invitational at Kutztown University
Brianna Lundy, a junior from North Huntington, averaged 179.6 points on the second day of the tournament. In the fourth match, against Caldwell, she scored a 247.
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