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Behrend, Allegheny to add 6 each to Hall of Fame

By | June 28, 2014 10:57 pm | 0 Comments

Penn State Behrend and Allegheny College will add six inductees each into their respective Athletics Hall of Fame this fall. James Curren (2004 graduate, basketball), Jason Karas (2002, baseball), Jessica Knapp (2004, cross country/track), Julie Leininger (2000, tennis), Keith Lepionka (2003, baseball) and honorary member Bob Light will be 
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Corry graduate Cressley picked by Padres in 26th round

By | June 7, 2014 8:57 pm | 0 Comments

Corry High School graduate Aaron Cressley realized a lifelong dream Saturday, as the San Diego Padres selected him in the 26th round of the Major League Baseball draft. The 6-foot-1, 180-pound right-hander, who spent the past three seasons pitching for Pitt-Bradford, was chosen 777th overall. Cressley said he was very pleased that he was picked:…

 

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Behrend leads AMCC in final D-III Learfield Cup standings

By | June 5, 2014 12:08 am | 0 Comments

Penn State Behrend capped its most successful overall sports campaign in school history, claiming its highest finish in the Division III Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup standings. Behrend placed 69th out of 323 teams ranked in the final standings and led all AMCC teams. Behrend charted an all-time best 277 points, breaking the top 100 for…

 

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3 Behrend athletes named to AMCC All-Sportsmanship Team

By | May 29, 2014 11:59 pm | 0 Comments

Three Penn State Behrend student-athletes were named to the AMCC All-Sportsmanship Team from the spring season. Freshman tennis player Brett Palmer, softball player Sydney Sherrieb and baseball standout Dante DeSantis each earned the honor. To be selected to the team, student-athletes, who are voted on by their teammates, must consistently display a high level of…

 

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Benim picks up 500th coaching win at Behrend

By | May 18, 2014 12:18 am | 0 Comments

Penn State Behrend’s baseball team easily handled Bethany in the ECAC Division III South tournament semifinals Saturday. In the process, the Lions advanced to Sunday’s title game and helped coach Paul Benim earn a milestone victory. Benim picked up win No. 500 as Nathan Junk hit a go-ahead two-run homer in the third inning and the…

 

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McLane grad Feikles tries to help La Roche keep season alive

Colin Feikles

By | May 16, 2014 6:40 am | 0 Comments

General McLane graduate Colin Feikles will try to help the La Roche baseball team extend its season today at the NCAA Division III Mideast Regional in Marietta, Ohio. Feikles had three hits in four at-bats and scored a run Wednesday in the Redhawks’ regional opener, but La Roche lost to Widener 8-1. Feikles, a junior second baseman, upped…

 

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UPB pitcher, Corry grad Cressley to play in Cape Cod League

By | May 15, 2014 2:03 pm | 0 Comments

Pitt-Bradford pitcher and Corry High School graduate Aaron Cressley will be playing summer league baseball in the Cape Cod League. Cressley recently signed with the Cotuit Kettleers — in Cotuit, Mass. — and will report on June 2. The Kettleers’ season begins June 11 and ends in early August. Cressley was named to the all-AMCC…

 

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General McLane grad Feikles leads AMCC all-star baseball team

Colin Feikles

By | May 13, 2014 1:45 pm | 0 Comments

Led by General McLane graduate Colin Feikles, several area baseball standouts were named to the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference all-star team today. Feikles was named AMCC player of the year and made the first team. Meanwhile, five Penn State Behrend players were selected for the all-conference team, including McDowell grad Brian Bohman, who was a first-team…

 

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On Campus notebook: Samluk, Cosgrove excel in softball

By | May 11, 2014 7:00 am | 0 Comments

McDowell graduates Ashley Samluk and Brenna Cosgrove had standout softball seasons in the PSAC. Both made the all-conference first team this week. Samluk, a sophomore at Slippery Rock, was named the PSAC West Division’s top third baseman. Cosgrove, a senior at Edinboro, was one of three first-team outfielders. Samluk had 21 RBIs and led the…

 

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Behrend in search of new women’s basketball coach

By | March 29, 2014 1:01 am | 0 Comments

Filling Roz Fornari’s shoes won’t be an easy task for Penn State Behrend’s coaching search committee. Fornari announced her retirement Friday after 21 seasons and a 347-214 record. She is the winningest women’s basketball coach in program history. Fornari is a four-time AMCC coach of the year who led the Lions to five regular-season conference championships, three NCAA…

 

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