ERIE, Pa. — The Penn State Behrend men’s volleyball team will enter the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference championship tournament as the No. 1 seed. The team, which is 20-6 overall, posted a 14-1 record in conference play.
Behrend’s baseball, softball, track and field, golf and water polo teams also were in action last week. Here are the scores and highlights:
Penn State Behrend 4, Pitt-Bradford 2
Penn State Behrend 2, Pitt-Bradford 1
Penn State Behrend 21, Franciscan 7
The Lions snapped a five-game losing streak by stacking 30 hits against Franciscan. Isaac Stouffer, a junior from Punxsutawney, batted five-for-five, with six RBIs, a home run and a bases-clearing double.
Westminster 7, Penn State Behrend 2
Westminster 8, Penn State Behrend 0
Penn State Behrend 13, Pitt-Greensburg 0
Penn State Behrend 4, Mt. Union 2
Maddie Smith, a junior from DuBois, batted three-for-three against Pitt-Greensburg, hitting a double and a triple and scoring three runs. Ashleigh Schmidt, a senior from Sarver, pitched a one-hit shutout.
Men’s track and field
Samuel Hetrick, a sophomore from New Bethlehem, won the high jump at the Dave Labor Invitational in Slippery Rock. He cleared a height of 2.08 meters. Braeden Smith, a senior from Erie, cleared a height of 2.00 meters, placing third. Ryan Festa, a sophomore from Horsham, placed third in the pole vault, clearing a height of 4.36 meters.
Women’s track and field
Caroline Upham, a senior from Erie, placed third in the high jump at the Dave Labor Invitational in Slippery Rock. She cleared a height of 1.50 meters. Olivia Nola, a freshman from Erie, placed 10th in the 5,000-meter race, finishing in 19:23.16.
Penn State Behrend 3, Penn State Altoona 1
Geneva 3, Penn State Behrend 0
Penn State Behrend 3, Medaille 0
JP Goodsel, a graduate student from Corry, posted a career-high 26 kills against Penn State Altoona. He also had 13 digs. Diego Ortiz, a junior from San Juan, Puerto Rico, had 35 assists.
Fifth (of six teams) at the Penn State Division III Challenge in State College
Alex Pol, a senior from Erie, led the team with a two-day score of 158. He tied for sixth in a field of 37 golfers.
Women’s water polo
Mercyhurst 13, Penn State Behrend 10
Salem 18, Penn State Behrend 7
Marley Persch, a freshman from Hudsonville, Michigan, and Shannon Young, a junior from Roseville, California, each scored three goals against Mercyhurst.
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