ERIE, Pa. — Penn State Behrend’s baseball and softball teams won the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) regular-season titles and will enter the conference championship tournaments with the No. 1 seeds. The baseball team has a 24-10 record and is 14-2 in conference play, with one game remaining. The softball team is 19-13, and 13-2 in conference play.
Behrend’s track and field teams also were in action last week. Here are the scores and highlights:
Penn State Behrend 7, La Roche 5
Penn State Behrend 15, La Roche 5
Penn State Behrend 19, Thiel 7
Penn State Behrend 13, Alfred State 3
Penn State Behrend 9, Alfred State 3
Isaac Stouffer, a junior from Punxsutawney, hit a leadoff home run in the first game against La Roche, opening a lead for the Lions. Thomas Zbezinski, a senior from Gibsonia, recorded his 200th career strikeout in the nightcap against Alfred State. He pitched five innings and allowed just three hits.
Penn State Behrend 8, Penn State Altoona 0 (5 innings)
Penn State Behrend 12, Penn State Altoona 3
Penn State Behrend 11, Alfred State 3
Penn State Behrend 8, Alfred State 0
Ashleigh Schmidt, a senior from Sarver, pitched 4.2 innings against Penn State Altoona without giving up a hit. She is tied for second in the AMCC for wins this season, with nine. Jocelyn McNany, a freshman from Cranberry Township, hit a three-run home run with two outs showing.
Men’s track and field
Samuel Hetrick, a sophomore from New Bethlehem, won the high jump at the Ashland Alumni Open, clearing a height of 2.00 meters. Aidan Domencic, a junior from Cranberry Township, placed third in the 3000-meter steeplechase, finishing in 10:14.40.
Women’s track and field
Ivy Laffan, a freshman from Waterford, placed eighth in the 400-meter race at the Ashland Alumni Open, finishing in 1:00.86. Megan Swanter, a freshman from Saxonburg, placed 11th in the 5K, finishing in 21:42.26.
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