ERIE, Pa. — Penn State Behrend's Samuel Hetrick, a junior from New Bethlehem, won the high jump at the All-Atlantic Region Indoor Track and Field Conference championships, clearing a height of 2.15 meters. He will compete in the NCAA DIII National Indoor Championships in Birmingham, Alabama, on March 9-11.
Penn State Behrend’s baseball, softball, volleyball, tennis, water polo and bowling teams also were in action last week. Here are the scores and highlights:
Penn State Behrend 4, Wilkes 1
The Lions scored three runs in the bottom of the seventh inning against Wilkes. Mac Ciocco, a sophomore from Venetia, hit a two-RBI single. Jeff Zick, a senior from Moon Township, pitched six innings and struck out eight batters.
Penn State Behrend 2, Otterbein 1
Trine 10, Penn State Behrend 0
Cami McNany, a senior from Emlenton, hit a home run in the first inning against Otterbein. Kayla Lindberg, a junior from Austinburg, Ohio, pitched the entire game, giving up just five hits and one earned run.
Alvernia 80, Penn State Behrend 67
Julia Balaski, a freshman from Mercer, scored a season-high 14 points against Alvernia. Morgan Altavilla, a freshman from Pittsburgh, scored 11 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and had five assists.
Men’s track and field
Samuel Hetrick, a junior from New Bethlehem, won the high jump at the All-Atlantic Region Indoor Track and Field Conference championships, clearing a height of 2.15 meters — a school record.
Women’s track and field
Olivia Nola, a sophomore from Erie, won the 3,000-meter race at the All-Atlantic Region Indoor Track and Field Conference championships. She finished in 10:04.06, nearly 16 seconds faster than her previous program-record time.
New York University 3, Penn State Behrend 0
Penn State Behrend 3, Drew 0
Penn State Behrend 3, Hunter 0
Penn State Behrend 3, Thiel 0
Owen Wienczkowski, a junior from Waterford, had 12 kills against Thiel. Setter Alex Jackson, a junior from Cochranton, had 31 assists and three block assists.
Houghton 7, Penn State Behrend 2
Ritvik Nadikude, a freshman from Hyderabad, India, won at No. 1 singles against Houghton. He finished with scores of 6-2, 6-4. Mason Harbaugh, a senior from Greensburg, won at No. 4 singles with scores of 0-6, 6-3 and 7-5.
Wright State 982, Penn State Behrend 965
Penn State Behrend 827, La Roche 764
Wright State 1,057, Penn State Behrend 958
Wright State 815, Penn State Behrend 808
Penn State Behrend 821, Penn State Altoona 769
La Roche 781, Penn State Behrend 767
Penn State Behrend 808, Mt. Aloysius 749
Bella Pilyih, a junior from Pittsburgh, bowled a team-high 206 in the bye round on the first day of the Mt. Aloysius Invitational. Emily Warrene, a freshman from Tarentum, bowled a 204 against Wright State.
Women’s water polo
Whittier 16, Penn State Behrend 8
La Verne 17, Penn State Behrend 8
Shannon Young, a senior from Roseville, California, scored four goals against Whittier and two more against La Verne. She now has 100 goals in her collegiate career. Nic Darrell, a sophomore from Perkasie, added eight steals, three assists and a goal.
Scores, updates and video links for Penn State Behrend athletics are posted at psblions.com.