Penn State Behrend basketball player Andy Niland dribbles the ball.

Penn State Behrend basketball player Andy Niland scored his 1,000th career point in a loss to La Roche. Niland, a senior from Fairview, is just the 19th player in program history to reach that mark.

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Behrend basketball player scores 1,000th career point

A layup in the second half of a loss to La Roche gave Penn State Behrend basketball player Andy Niland his 1,000th career point. Niland, a senior from Fairview, is just the 19th player in program history to reach that mark.

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

Men’s basketball

Penn State Behrend 101, Pitt-Bradford 59

La Roche 74, Penn State Behrend 64

Penn State Behrend 80, Allegheny 77

Mike Fischer, a senior from Wexford, scored 20 points and added eight rebounds against Allegheny. He was one of five Lions with double-digit scoring in that game.

Women’s basketball

Pitt-Bradford 62, Penn State Behrend 52

La Roche 71, Penn State Behrend 54

Adrian 80, Penn State Behrend 44

Caitlin Carnuche, a freshman from New Castle, scored 18 points and added five assists against La Roche. She scored 12 points against Pitt-Bradford.

Men’s track and field

Zachary Tingley, a freshman from Stoneboro, won the 800-meter race at the Mt. Union Toy Drive Collegiate Invitational. He finished in 2:01.53. Chris Drozynski, a junior from Stoneboro, won the mile run with a time of 4:32.11.

Women’s track and field

Jenna Shelton, a senior from Cabot, won the 3,000-meter race at the Mt. Union Toy Drive Collegiate Invitational. She finished in 11:02.01. Riley Crissman, a junior from Bradford, finished second, with a time of 11:07.96.

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