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Penn State Behrend softball player Alexa Bupp throws a pitch

Behrend softball team secures top seed for AMCC tournament

The Penn State Behrend softball team secured the No. 1 seed for the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference tournament, which begins May 4. The team ended regular-season play with a 14-4 conference record.
A Penn State Behrend student-athlete completes a pole vault jump

Yenchik sets Penn State Behrend pole vault record

Penn State Behrend track and field athlete Haley Yenchik set a school record in the pole vault, clearing a height of 3.61 meters at the Slippery Rock University Open. Yenchik, a junior from Cecil, also cleared a height of 3.36 meters at the Behrend Invitational, winning the event.
Penn State Behrend pitcher Jack Herezing prepares to throw the ball.

Penn State Behrend pitcher sets career strikeout record

Pitcher Jack Herzing set a Penn State Behrend record for career strikeouts, with 257. Herzing, a senior from St Marys, fanned the first nine batters in a game against Alfred State. He struck out 16 before the game ended.
Two Penn State Behrend runners race on an outdoor track.

Behrend track athletes qualify for ECAC championships

Seventeen members of Penn State Behrend's outdoor track and field teams qualified for the Eastern College Athletic Conference championships after the Carnegie Mellon Quad Meet. Grant Rodgers, a sophomore from Oil City, set a school record in the 400-meter run, finishing in 49.04.
A Penn State Behrend runner competes at the ECAC championships in New York City.

Behrend women win ECAC track and field championship

The Penn State Behrend women’s track and field team won the Eastern College Athletic Conference championship for the first time in program history on March 3. Behrend runners set records in the mile run and the 4x400 relay.
Penn State Behrend basketball player Erika Woll

Behrend basketball player clears 1,000-point career mark

Erika Woll, a senior from Erie, scored 15 points in a Jan. 20 win over the Franciscan women’s basketball team. She now has more than 1,000 points in her career at Penn State Behrend.
Penn State Behrend basketball player Andy Niland

Behrend men's basketball team remains undefeated in AMCC

The Penn State Behrend men’s basketball team is undefeated in Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference play. The team's defense has held opponents to just 57.6 points per game — the lowest in NCAA Division III.
Penn State Behrend bowler Hali Hartley prepares to roll the ball.

Behrend bowling team rolls best score of season

The Penn State Behrend women's bowling team pressured Hilbert in four close games, including a 649-640 nail-biter. The team faces Medialle on Jan. 16.
Penn State Behrend runners compete at the 2017 AMCC championships.

Penn State Behrend runners dominate AMCC championship races

Runners from Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, dominated the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference championships in Angloa, New York. The women’s team recorded its first-ever perfect score, with runners in each of the top-five spots.
Penn State Behrend soccer player Richard Blanchard advances theball

Behrend sports teams continue to notch fall wins

Penn State Behrend’s fall sports teams continue to post wins. The college’s soccer, golf, volleyball, tennis, water polo and cross-country teams all were in action last week. Here are the highlights.