Behrend men’s water polo team defeats Washington & Jefferson

A Penn State Behrend men's water polo player catches the ball.

The Penn State Behrend men’s water polo team defeated Washington & Jefferson on day one of the Behrend Invitational, winning 20-16.

Credit: Penn State Behrend

ERIE, Pa. — The Penn State Behrend men’s water polo team defeated Washington & Jefferson on day one of the Behrend Invitational, winning 20-16. Jack Holl, a junior from Greenwich, Connecticut, scored six goals.

Behrend’s soccer, volleyball, cross-country, golf, tennis, bowling and water polo teams also were in action last week. Here are the scores and highlights:

Men’s soccer

Penn State Behrend 1, Mt. Aloysius 0

Penn State Behrend 5, Pitt-Bradford 0

Since the start of Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference play, the Lions have outscored their opponents 26-2.

Women’s soccer

Penn State Behrend 6, Mt. Aloysius 0

Penn State Behrend 10, Pitt-Bradford 0

Audra Kuzma, a junior from Center, scored three goals and added an assist against Pitt-Bradford. Rachel Sickeri, a freshman from DuBois, and Lauren Kiser, a sophomore from Altoona, each scored twice.

Women’s volleyball

Penn State Behrend 3, Mt. Aloysius 2

Penn State Behrend 3, Pitt-Bradford 0

Hannah Phillips, a senior from Pittsburgh, had 19 kills and 16 digs against Mt. Aloysius. Maura Benim, a sophomore from Erie, added 12 kills and 15 digs.

Men’s cross-country

Sixth (of 11 teams) at the Houghton Invitational

Kody Klein, a junior from North East, placed 20th in a field of 151 runners. He finished the 8K race in 26.28.4.

Women’s cross-country

Fourth (of 10 teams) at the Houghton Invitational

Olivia Nola, a junior from Erie, placed third in a field of 88 runners. She finished the 6K race in 23.03.6.

Men’s golf

Third (of nine teams) after day one of the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference championships.

After one round of play, Jake Caldwell, a senior from Belle Vernon, was in seventh place in a field of 44 golfers. He shot a 79.

Men’s tennis

Allegheny 9, Penn State Behrend 0

Women’s tennis

Penn State Behrend 9, La Roche 0

The Lions won five singles matches with scores of 6-0, 6-0.

Women’s bowling

Penn State Behrend 889, Wilmington 804

Penn State Behrend 873, D’Youville 778

Mt. Aloysius 749, Penn State Behrend 700

Penn State Behrend 853, Daemen 770

Mercyhurst 927, Penn State Behrend 875

Penn State Behrend 743, Pitt-Bradford 713

Roberts Wesleyan 936, Penn State Behrend 789

Niagara 859, Penn State Behrend 756

Daemen 810, Penn State Behrend 761

Sidney Batsa, a junior from Latrobe, placed 10th in a field of 59 bowlers with a traditional average of 180.20. Emily Warrene, a sophomore from Tarentum, posted the highest single-game score for the Lions — a 213 against Mt. Aloysius.

Men’s water polo

Austin 13, Penn State Behrend 7

Penn State Behrend 20, Washington & Jefferson 16

Augustana 25, Penn State Behrend 8

Mercyhurst 12, Penn State Behrend 11

Goalie Ethan Friedman, a sophomore from Valley Center, California, made 21 saves against Austin.

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