Behrend soccer team dominates Alfred State

A female Penn State Behrend soccer player juggles the ball off her knee during a game.

The Penn State Behrend women's soccer team scored 11 goals against Alfred State. The team scored twice in the first two minutes of the game.

Credit: Penn State Behrend

ERIE, Pa. — The Penn State Behrend women’s soccer team scored 11 goals against Alfred State. Bella Sestito, a freshman from Jefferson Hills, and Cassidy Ulanowicz, a junior from Gibsonia, each recorded three goals.

The college’s volleyball, tennis, swimming, bowling and water polo teams also were in action last week. Here are the highlights:

Men’s soccer

Penn State Behrend 6, Pitt-Greensburg 0

Penn State Behrend 3, Alfred State 0

Aaron Harris, a senior from Washington, scored twice in the win over Pitt-Greensburg. Richard Blanchard, a junior from Erie, scored the final goal against Alfred State. He leads the team with nine goals this season.

Women’s soccer

Pitt-Greensburg 2, Penn State Behrend 0

Penn State Behrend 11, Alfred State 0

Goalkeeper Madi Jones, a sophomore from Clearfield, made five saves against Pitt-Greensburg. She was credited with two more against Alfred State.

Women’s volleyball

Penn State Behrend 3, Mt. Aloysius 0

Penn State Behrend 3, Pitt-Bradford 0

The Lions are undefeated in Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference play. Emily Archer, a junior from Butler, had 10 kills on 22 attempts against Mt. Aloysius. Madison Clapper, a junior from Hollidaysburg, had a match-high 24 digs against Pitt-Bradford.

Men’s swimming and diving

Penn State Behrend 187, Westminster 109

Chase Bietz, a sophomore from Clearfield, won the 100 breaststroke, the 200 breaststroke and the 200 individual medley. He also swam a leg of the 200 medley relay, which the Lions won.

Women’s swimming and diving

Westminster 190, Penn State Behrend 106

Marcella Puglia, a sophomore from Beaver Falls, won the 200 and 500 freestyle events. Barbie Cessar, a sophomore from Slippery Rock, won the 200 breaststroke and the 200 individual medley.

Men’s tennis

Penn State Behrend 5, Pitt-Bradford 0

Mitchell May, a sophomore from Erie, and Belden Tuttle, a junior from Fairview, won their matches 6-0, 6-0. May played at No. 4 singles; Tuttle played at No. 5.

Men’s water polo

Penn State Behrend 12, Connecticut College 7

Penn State Behrend 13, Washington & Jefferson 9

MIT 20, Penn State Behrend 5

The Lions placed third at the DIII Eastern Championships. Isaak Hatopp, a senior from Saline, Michigan, and Matt Olimski, a junior from San Diego, were named to the All-Tournament second team.

Women’s bowling

Ursuline 3, Penn State Behrend 0

Brianna Lundy, a senior from North Huntingdon, led the Lions with a 178 in the first match. Lily Lewis, a freshman from Bradford, bowled a 175 in the second match.

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