The Penn State Behrend men’s basketball team is 2-0 in Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference play. Tommy DiRienzo, a sophomore from Pittsburgh, scored a career-high 26 points against Mt. Aloysius. He was 6-for-8 from three-point range.
Other scores and highlights from last week:
- Penn State Behrend 73, Mt. Aloysius 68
- Penn State Behrend 83, Hilbert 62
PJ Gourley, a senior from Butler, scored 20 points against Hilbert. He scored 16 more against Mt. Aloysius, with four rebounds.
- Penn State Behrend 90, Mt. Aloysius 47
- Penn State Behrend 88, Hilbert 71
Caitlin Carnuche, a senior from New Castle, scored 25 points against Mt. Aloysius. Kara Haslett, a senior from Baden, scored a career-high 24 points against Hilbert.
Men’s swimming and diving
- Penn State Behrend 141, Penn State Altoona 118
Tim Compton, a freshman from Pittsburgh, won the 1000 freestyle, finishing in 10:19.67, and the 200 IM, finishing in 2:03.68. James Connolly, a senior from Allentown, won the 200 freestyle, finishing in 1:52.81, and the 500 freestyle, finishing in 5:08.27.
Women’s swimming and diving
- Penn State Altoona 132, Penn State Behrend 125
Marcella Puglia, a senior from Beaver Falls, won the 1000 freestyle, finishing in 11:34.84, and the 50 breaststroke, finishing in 35.36.
Men’s track and field
Phoenix Myers, a senior from Erie, won two events at the Toy Drive Invite, hosted by Mount Union: He placed first in the mile run, finishing in 4:33.34, and in the 5000m, finishing in 16:10.55.
Women’s track and field
Olivia Nola, a freshman from Erie, won the mile run at the Toy Drive Invite, hosted by Mount Union. She finished in 5:38.78.
Heavyweight Joe Newara, a senior from Harborcreek, placed fifth at the RIT Invitational, finishing with a 5-1 record. He won three of his matches by pin.
Scores, updates and video links 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