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.