Penn State Behrend’s softball team was 6-0 last week, with sweeps against Thiel, La Roche and Medaille. The Lions are 17-7 overall.
The college’s baseball, volleyball, track and field and tennis teams also were in action last week. Here are the highlights:
Penn State Behrend 12, Pitt-Greensburg 3
Pitt-Greensburg 8, Penn State Behrend 6
Penn State Behrend 7, Fredonia 5
Allegheny 18, Penn State Behrend 2
Scott Sada, a senior from Saegertown, had two runs and three RBIs against Fredonia. He scored four runs in the opener against Pitt-Greensburg.
Penn State Behrend 9, Thiel 3
Penn State Behrend 7, Thiel 0
Penn State Behrend 6, La Roche 0
Penn State Behrend 16, La Roche 5
Penn State Behrend 9, Medaille 0 (5 innings)
Penn State Behrend 10, Medaille 7
AJ Nichols, a senior from Pittsburgh, had three hits in the opener against Medaille, earning three RBIs and two runs. She also pitched a shutout, striking out seven batters.
Men’s track and field
Jack Georgetson, a sophomore from Aliquippa, won the pole vault event at the John Homon Invitational at Mount Union, clearing a height of 4.41 meters. Kyle Grimm, a junior from Beaver, placed second, with a height of 4.26 meters.
Women’s track and field
Courtney Sargent, a senior from Erie, set a school record in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the John Homon Invitational at Mount Union. She finished in 11:35.50, placing second.
Penn State Behrend 3, Hiram 0
Penn State Behrend 3, Geneva 2
Penn State Behrend 3, Medaille 1
Setter Anthony Sprentz, a senior from Cranberry Township, had 46 assists and 11 digs against Geneva – his third double-double of the season.
Penn State Behrend 5, Pitt-Greensburg 4
Franciscan 9, Penn State Behrend 0
Michael Duckett, a junior from Girard, won a tiebreaker at No. 3 singles to carry the Lions past Pitt-Greensburg. He defeated Vaughn Hunkele with scores of 7-6, 6-3 and 10-6.
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