Behrend softball team enters AMCC tournament ranked No. 1

Penn State Behrend pitcher Ashleigh Schmidt throws the ball.

Ashleigh Schmidt, a junior from Sarver, pitched a no-hitter against Medaille on April 27. Forty-two of her 67 pitches were strikes. 

Credit: Penn State Behrend

Penn State Behrend’s athletics teams have resumed intercollegiate and exhibition play, with increased COVID-19 testing of student-athletes and restrictions on attendance at all home events. The college’s teams are abiding by all NCAA guidelines regarding the safe conduct of sports during the pandemic.

The Penn State Behrend softball team earned the No. 1 seed in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference tournament with a sweep of Mt. Aloysius. The team, which is 14-2 in conference play, will face the winner of the AMCC play-in game on May 9.

Other highlights from the week:


Mt. Aloysius 12, Penn State Behrend 9

Penn State Behrend 7, Mt. Aloysius 6 (10 innings)

Penn State Behrend 18, Medaille 6

Penn State Behrend 8, Medaille 0

The Lions scored seven runs in the second inning of the opener against Medaille. Isaac Stouffer, a sophomore from Punxsutawney, and Tanner Cicchini, a senior from Pittsburgh, started the rally with back-to-back triples.


Penn State Behrend 10, Mt. Aloysius 6

Penn State Behrend 4, Mt. Aloysius 1

Alfred 7, Penn State Behrend 3

Alfred 1, Penn State Behrend 0

Penn State Behrend 21, Medaille 4 (5 innings)

Penn State Behrend 11, Medaille 0 (5 innings)

Mackenzie McIntire, a senior from Stoneboro, earned her 100th RBI in the opener against Mt. Aloysius. She also hit her 47th career double.

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