Behrend baseball, softball teams win AMCC championships

The Penn State Behrend softball team poses with the AMCC championship banner.

The Penn State Behrend softball team won its 11th Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference championship, defeating Mt. Aloysius 5-2.

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ERIE, Pa. — Penn State Behrend’s baseball and softball teams won the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference championships. The baseball team defeated La Roche, 7-1. The softball team defeated Mt. Aloysius, 5-2.

Behrend’s track and field teams also were in action last week. Here are the scores and highlights:


Penn State Behrend 7, La Roche 1

Penn State Behrend 15, Alfred State 4

Penn State Behrend 5, La Roche 4

The Lions won their first conference title since 2021. The team will face Baldwin Wallace in the NCAA Division III Regional tournament on May 17.



Penn State Behrend 5, Mt. Aloysius 2

Penn State Behrend 6, Hilbert 1

Penn State Behrend 8, Pitt-Greensburg 2

Jocelyn McNany, a third-year student from Cranberry Township, hit a three-run homerun in the AMCC championship game. The Lions will face Case Western in the NCAA Division III Regional tournament on May 16.


Men’s track and field

Aidan Domencic, a senior from Cranberry Township, set a Behrend record in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Harrison Dillard Twilight meet at Baldwin Wallace. He finished in 9:36.21. Aidan Reinsel, a second-year student from North East, won the 400-meter hurdles at the Marty Goldberg Gator Invite at Allegheny College, finishing in 58.74. Derek Hillhouse, a third-year student from Erie, won the high jump, clearing a height of 1.89 meters.


Women’s track and field

Julia Balaski, a second-year student from Mercer, set a school record in the javelin throw at the Marty Goldberg Gator Invite at Allegheny College. She won the event with a 39.85-meter throw. Madison Kappeler, a senior from Cecil, placed second in the long jump, clearing a distance of 5.24 meters.


Scores, updates and video links for Penn State Behrend athletics are posted at