ERIE, Pa. — Two wins over Penn State Altoona moved the Penn State Behrend softball team to the top spot of the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference. The Lions will host a double-header against Alfred State on May 6.
Behrend’s baseball and track and field teams also were in action last week. Here are the highlights:
- Penn State Behrend 10, Penn State Altoona 9
- Penn State Behrend 9, Penn State Altoona 7
- Penn State Behrend 20, Thiel 2
Juston Jones, a senior from Moon Township, hit a grand slam in the third inning against Thiel. Daniel Boehme, a sophomore from Peters Township, hit a three-run homer in the second inning.
- Penn State Behrend 6, Penn State Altoona 3
- Penn State Behrend 7, Penn State Altoona 4
- John Carroll 7, Penn State Behrend 2
- John Carroll 4, Penn State Behrend 2
Sierra Williams, a sophomore from Grove City, hit two triples in the opener against Penn State Altoona, generating three RBIs. Abby Tingley, a freshman from Union City, pitched a complete game in the nightcap.
Men’s track and field
Samuel Hetrick, a junior from New Bethlehem, placed second in the high jump at the Ashland Invitational, clearing a height of 2.01 meters. Bennett Kerr, a sophomore from Murrysville, placed fourth in the 3,000-meter steeplechase, finishing in 10:35.79.
Women’s track and field
Olivia Nola, a sophomore from Erie, won the 1,500-meter race at the Ashland Invitational, finishing in 4:43.52. Her time broke a Behrend program record that had held for 21 years.
Scores, updates and video links for Penn State Behrend athletics are posted at psblions.com.