Penn State Behrend volleyball player Robert McMaster prepares to hit the ball

Robert McMaster, a senior from North Huntingdon, set a career record for digs with the Penn State Behrend men's volleyball team.

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Behrend volleyball player sets career record for digs

ERIE, Pa. — Penn State Behrend libero Robert McMaster, a senior from North Huntingdon, recorded 12 digs against Adrian to become the program’s all-time leader. He added 12 more against St. John Fisher.

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

Men’s basketball

Penn State Behrend 80, Pitt-Greensburg 74

Penn State Behrend 76, D’Youville 56

Justin Gorny, a senior from South Park, scored 28 points against Pitt-Greensburg. Mike Fischer, a senior from Wexford, scored 18 points and added a career-high 10 rebounds against D’Youville.

Women’s basketball

Pitt-Greensburg 72, Penn State Behrend 67

Penn State Behrend 66, D’Youville 61

Kara Haslett, a freshman from Baden, led the team with 20 points against Pitt-Greensburg. She was 4-for-4 at the foul line in the fourth quarter against D’Youville.

Men’s track and field

Fifth (of 16 teams) at the Tiffin Dragon Invite

Braeden Smith, a junior from Erie, won the high jump, clearing a height of 2 meters.

Women’s track and field

Third (of 12 teams) at the Tiffin Dragon Invite

Jenna Shelton, a senior from Cabot, won the mile run, finishing in 5:21.29. She was seven seconds faster than the next runner. Riley Crissman, a junior from Bradford, won the 3,000-meter run, finishing in 10:34.89 — a school record.

Men’s volleyball

St. John Fisher 3, Penn State Behrend 0

Penn State Behrend 3, Adrian 0

Outside hitter Dillon Hildebrand, a junior from Red Lion, hit a season-high .457 against Adrian, with 19 kills on 35 attempts. He had 11 more against St. John Fisher.

Wrestling

Pitt-Bradford 30, Penn State Behrend 14

Michael Binni, a freshman from Canonsburg, won his fourth consecutive match with a 7-6 decision in the 125-pound weight class. Cole Ruffo, a freshman from Mercer, won his first major decision at 149 pounds.

Women’s bowling

Daemen 845, Penn State Behrend 724

Daemen 838, Penn State Behrend 682

Daemen 4, Penn State Behrend 1 (Best-of-7 Baker match)

Brianna Lundy, a junior from North Huntington, led the Lions with scores of 179 and 194 in the traditional matches.

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