ERIE, Pa. — The Penn State Behrend women’s track and field team won 14 events at the Behrend Invitational on April 16. The men’s team won 13 events — including six of the field competitions.
Behrend’s baseball, softball, volleyball, tennis and golf teams also were in action last week. Here are the scores and highlights:
Penn State Behrend 4, Mt. Aloysius 2
Mt. Aloysius 9, Penn State Behrend 6
Penn State Behrend 25, Waynesburg 4
Penn State Behrend 4, Waynesburg 1
Colin Harger, a senior from Pittsburgh, and Chase Palmer, a sophomore from Brookville, each batted 4-for-4 in the opener against Waynesburg. Each scored four runs. Pitcher Jeff Zick, a senior from Moon Township, recorded his 100th career strikeout in the opener against Mt. Aloysius.
Mt. Aloysius 4, Penn State Behrend 1
Penn State Behrend 8, Mt. Aloysius 2
Penn State Behrend 1, Hiram 0
Hiram 4, Penn State Behrend 3
The Lions had seven hits — all singles — in the fourth inning of the nightcap against Mt. Aloysius. Six runners scored. Abby Tingley, a freshman from Union City, pitched a complete game.
Geneva 3, Penn State Behrend 2
Penn State Behrend 3, St. Vincent 0
The Lions won the first two sets in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference championship match, but Geneva rallied to take the title. Alex Jackson, a junior from Cochranton, and Adrian Martinez, a senior from San Juan, Puerto Rico, were named to the All-Tournament Team.
Men’s track and field
Samuel Hetrick, a junior from New Bethlehem, won the high jump at the Behrend Invitational, clearing a height of 2.08 meters. He also won the 400-meter race, finishing in 51.40. Antonio Stello, a senior from Punxsutawney, won the 100-meter race, finishing in 11:33, and the 200-meter race, which he finished in 23.10.
Women’s track and field
Madison Kappeler, a junior from Cecil, won four events at the Behrend Invitational. She finished the 100-meter run in 13.17 and the 200-meter run in 27.14. She also won the pole vault, clearing a height of 3.25 meters, and the long jump, with a distance of 5.09 meters.
Grove City 8, Penn State Behrend 1
Ritvik Nadikude, a freshman from Hyderabad, India, won at No. 1 singles, 6-0, 6-4.
Eighth of 11 teams at the Wooster Invitational
Tyler Parkhurst, a freshman from Union City, led the Lions at the two-day Wooster Invitational with a final score of 121. He tied for 14th place in a field of 58 golfers.
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