Behrend volleyball player sets career record for digs

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.

Credit: Penn State Behrend

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.


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