Behrend baseball team exits NCAA Division III tournament

Penn State Behrend pitcher Jacob Lindow throws a pitch.

Jacob Lindow, a junior from Bridgeville, started for the Lions in the NCAA Division III regional opener against Rowan.

Credit: Penn State

ERIE, Pa. — The Penn State Behrend baseball team exited the NCAA Division III regional tournament with a 7-3 loss to No. 4 Marietta on May 30. Thomas Zbezinski, a junior from Gibsonia, and Isaac Stouffer, a sophomore from Punxsutawney, were named to the all-tournament team.

The Lions end the 2021 season with a 27-13 record.

Highlights of the week:


  • Marietta 7, Penn State Behrend 3
  • Penn State Behrend 7, Wesleyan 3
  • Penn State Behrend 11, Rochester 1
  • Rowan 8, Penn State Behrend 1

Thomas Zbezinski, a junior from Gibsonia, pitched the complete game against Rochester, striking out 11 batters.

Men’s track and field

  • Braeden Smith, a senior from Erie, placed third in the high jump at the NCAA Division III outdoor track-and-field championships in Greensboro, North Carolina. He cleared a height of 2.05 meters.

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