Behrend wrestler wins two matches, other sports scores

Penn State Behrend wrestler Michael Binni grapples with an opponent.

Penn State Behrend wrestler Michael Binni has built a 12-8 record, with two pins. He wrestles in the 125-pound weight class.

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Penn State Behrend wrestler Michael Binni, a sophomore from Canonsburg, won by major decision against Thiel and by forfeit against Pitt-Bradford. He wrestles in the 125-pound weight class.

Penn State Behrend’s basketball teams also were in action last week. Here are the highlights:

Men’s basketball

Penn State Altoona 74, Penn State Behrend 63

Penn State Behrend 69, Hilbert 65

Kenny Fukon, a junior from Cranberry Township, scored 17 points against Hilbert and 14 more against Penn State Altoona. P.J. Gourley, a sophomore from Butler, had 14 points and a career-high 11 rebounds against Hilbert.

Women’s basketball

Penn State Behrend 78, Penn State Altoona 77

Hilbert 63, Penn State Behrend 60

Caitlin Carnuche, a sophomore from New Castle, scored 21 points against Penn State Altoona. Kourtney Beamesderfer, a junior from Rebersburg, scored 14, including two crucial foul shots with 17 seconds remaining in the game.


Thiel 44, Penn State Behrend 4

Pitt-Bradford 28, Penn State Behrend 27

The Lions were tied with Pitt-Bradford after 10 matches, but the Panthers had more six-point decisions, which gave them the win.

Scores, results and updates for Penn State Behrend athletics are posted at