ERIE, Pa. — The Penn State Behrend men’s tennis team clinched the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference regular-season title with a 9-0 win over Pitt-Greensburg. The team finished the season with a 7-0 conference record.
Behrend’s baseball, softball, track and field, volleyball, golf and water polo teams also were in action last week. Here are the scores and highlights:
Penn State Behrend 16, La Roche 2
La Roche 16, Penn State Behrend 6
Allegheny 7, Penn State Behrend 3
The Lions hit a triple, three doubles and seven singles in the first inning of the opener against La Roche. Pitcher Derrick Shields, a senior from Waterford, had 10 strikeouts, including a stretch of eight consecutive batters.
Penn State Behrend 8, La Roche 1
Penn State Behrend 21, La Roche 1 (5 innings)
Mount Union 5, Penn State Behrend 3
Mount Union 7, Penn State Behrend 3 (5 innings)
Centerfielder Sierra Williams, a sophomore from Grove City, hit a home run in the opener against La Roche. She hit another against Mount Union.
Penn State Behrend 3, Geneva 1
Penn State Behrend 3, Carlow 0
Owen Wienczkowski, a junior from Waterford, had 16 kills against Geneva. Dylan Buzalka, a senior from Carlisle, had a career-high 15 kills and 24 digs.
Men’s track and field
Anand Bhambhwani, a senior from Pittsburgh, won the high jump at the Slippery Rock Invitational. He cleared a height of 1.93 meters and qualified for the All-Atlantic Region Track and Field Conference championships.
Women’s track and field
Olivia Nola, a sophomore from Erie, won the 5,000-meter race at the Slippery Rock Invitational. She finished in 18:29.77 and qualified for the All-Atlantic Region Track and Field Conference championships.
Penn State Behrend 9, Pitt-Greensburg 0
Penn State Behrend 9, Mt. Aloysius 0
Mitchell May, a senior from Erie, and Aidan Piazza, a sophomore from Fairview, won at No. 2 doubles against Mt. Aloysius, posting a score of 8-0. Evan Dean, a sophomore from New Castle, and Mason Harbaugh, a senior from Greensburg, won at No. 3 doubles, also finishing 8-0.
Sixth (of six teams) at the Penn State Division III Challenge
Daniel McMaster, a sophomore from Murrysville, and Ryan Johnson, a senior from Centre Hall, tied for 15th in a field of 34 golfers. Each shot a 120 over the two-day tournament.
Women’s water polo
Grove City 17, Penn State Behrend 14
Washington and Jefferson 14, Penn State Behrend 6
Penn State Behrend 16, Utica 4
Connecticut College 20, Penn State Behrend 9
Nic Darrell, a sophomore from Perkasie, scored five goals against Utica. Olivia Wright, a junior from Fairview, scored four. Darrell now holds the program record for steals in a season, with 94.
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