Penn State Behrend men’s basketball coach Dave Niland earned his 500th career victory with a 76-60 win against Fredonia. Hoopdirt.com named him Coach of the Week.
The college’s track and field and wrestling teams also were in action last week.
Here are the highlights:
Penn State Behrend 79, Mt. Aloysius 68
Penn State Behrend 76, Fredonia 60
Devin Pope, a sophomore from Ripley, New York, scored a career-high 28 points against Mt. Aloysius. Five of his shots were for three-pointers.
Penn State Behrend 62, Mt. Aloysius 35
The Lions held Mt. Aloysius to a season-low 35 points, with 19 turnovers.
Kourtney Beamesderfer, a junior from Rebersburg, led the team with 13 points.
Men’s track and field
Kurt Eberhardt, a sophomore from Gibsonia, won the 60-meter dash at the Houghton December Classic, finishing in 7.06 seconds.
Zachary Tingley, a sophomore from Stoneboro, won the mile run, finishing in 4:35.86.
Women’s track and field
Jenna Shelton, a senior from Cabot, won the mile run at the Houghton December Classic, finishing in 5:21.28. Gabriella Loeffler, a senior from Pittsburgh, placed second in the 300-meter race, finishing in 42.49 – a school record.
Alfred State 31, Penn State Behrend 13
Michael Binni, a sophomore from Canonsburg, won by decision in the 133-pound weight class.
Nate Barcaskey, a junior from Moon Township, won with a takedown in the heavyweight class.
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