Braeden Smith competes in the high jump at the AARTFC championships at SUNY Cortland

Penn State Behrend's Braeden Smith won the high jump at the All-Atlantic Region Outdoor Track and Field Championships. He will compete in the NCAA Division III Outdoor Championships on May 24.

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Behrend track and field teams finish seasons at SUNY Cortland

ERIE, Pa. — Penn State Behrend’s track and field teams competed in the All-Atlantic Region Outdoor Track and Field Championships at SUNY Cortland. The women’s team placed 10th; the men were 11th.

The college’s baseball team also was in action last week. Here are the scores and highlights:

Baseball

Grove City 3, Penn State Behrend 1

The Lions exited the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference championships in the semifinal round. The team ended its season with a 24-17 record.

Men’s track and field

Braeden Smith, a sophomore from Erie, won the high jump at the All-Atlantic Region Outdoor Track and Field Championships. He cleared a height of 2.09 meters, which was the sixth-best score in Division III competition.

Women’s track and field

Courtney Sargent, a senior from Erie, won the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the All-Atlantic Region Outdoor Track and Field Championships. She finished in 11:24.61, breaking her own school record. Haley Yenchik, a senior from Cecil, won the pole vault, clearing a height of 3.63 meters.

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