Penn State Intercollegiate Athletics has canceled all athletics events, including events at Penn State Behrend, through the academic year, due to the spread of the novel coronavirus. The NCAA will extend a year of eligibility to student-athletes whose spring seasons were cut short.
The Penn State Behrend women’s bowling team earned its first Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference playoff berth with a 6-3 record at the AMCC Round Robin tournament in Altoona. All sports events have been canceled, including the AMCC tournament, due to concerns surrounding the coronavirus.
The Penn State Behrend men’s swimming and diving team won its 14th consecutive Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference championship at the Allegheny Empire meet in Rochester, New York. The women’s team placed second.
The Penn State Behrend men’s basketball team defeated Medaille and Penn State Altoona in Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference matchups. The team carries a 13-5 conference record into its final home game of the regular season. Behrend’s volleyball, tennis, bowling, wrestling, and track and field teams also were in action last week. Here are the highlights.
Penn State Behrend’s wrestling team avenged a one-point loss to Pitt-Bradford, winning the rematch 32-23. The Feb. 5 dual meet was the final varsity event in Behrend’s Erie Hall, which will be replaced by a larger fitness and recreation center later this year.