ERIE, Pa. — Penn State Behrend’s swimming and diving teams swept the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference championships, which the college hosted. Mark Patterson, a senior from North Huntingdon, and Jessica Wyckoff, a senior from Elma, New York, were named AMCC Swimmers of the Year.
The college’s basketball, volleyball, track and field, bowling and wrestling teams also were in action last week. Here are the highlights:
Pitt-Bradford 74, Penn State Behrend 70
Penn State Behrend 85, Medaille 56
The Lions scored 20 3-pointers against Medaille. Four of the team’s five starters had double-digit points.
Pitt-Bradford 59, Penn State Behrend 51
Penn State Behrend 67, Medaille 43
Nicole Boyer, a senior from Blairsville, and Alanna Dibble, a freshman from Lakewood, New York, each scored 11 points against Medaille. The team will face Penn State Altoona in the first round of the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference tournament.
Men’s swimming and diving
First (of five teams) at the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference championships.
James Connolly, a freshman from Allentown, set AMCC meet, open and team records in the 1,650 freestyle, finishing in 16:06.60. He earned an NCAA “B” cut time with that race.
Women’s swimming and diving
First (of six teams) at the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference championships.
Marcella Puglia, a freshman from Beaver Falls, set AMCC meet and open records in the 1,650 freestyle, finishing in 18:26.62.
Men’s track and field
Braeden Smith, a sophomore from Erie, won the high jump at the Edinboro Invite and the Kenyon College Classic. Jack Georgetson, a sophomore from Aliquippa, won the pole vault at both events.
Women’s track and field
Jenna Shelton, a senior from Cabot, placed second in the 800-meter run at the Edinboro Invite. She finished in 2:22.45. Haley Yenchik, a senior from Cecil, won the pole vault at the Kenyon College Classic.
Penn State Behrend 3, D’Youville 0
Dillon Hildebrand, a junior from Red Lion, led the team with 14 kills on 25 attempts. Anthony Sprentz, a senior from Cranberry Township, had 25 assists, four digs and three kills.
Jake Paulson, a sophomore from Erie, was 3-0 at the PSUAC Invitational, winning the 184-pound weight class. Levko Higgins, a sophomore from Palmyra, placed second in the 174-pound class.
Daemen 828, Penn State Behrend 688
Daemen 850, Penn State Behrend 710
Daemen 812, Penn State Behrend 777
Medaille 894, Penn State Behrend 671
Medaille 833, Penn State Behrend 675
Medaille 841, Penn State Behrend 805
Brianna Lundy, a junior from North Huntingdon, led the Lions against Daemen. She posted scores of 215 and 182 in the two traditional matches.
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