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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… View Article

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4 Behrend players make all-AMCC basketball teams

By | March 6, 2014 1:05 am | 0 Comments


Central Tech graduate Keith Wallace was named AMCC co-defensive player of the year on Wednesday, and two other Penn State Behrend players were named to the all-conference teams. Nick DeLisio was named to the all-AMCC first-team. Wallace was joined on the second team by teammate Shane Skelly. DeLisio leads the Lions in scoring (13.0 ppg)… View Article

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Behrend Hope’s to upend team with deep tradition

By | March 4, 2014 6:50 pm | 0 Comments


Penn State Behrend makes its third NCAA Division III men’s basketball tournament in four seasons, and have to go on the road again in facing Hope College (Mich.), a program steeped with tradition. The Lions won their second straight AMCC title and are 23-4 for the season, and the automatic bid earned them a spot… View Article

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Behrend men to face Hope College in NCAA D-III opener

By | March 4, 2014 3:11 pm | 0 Comments


Penn State Behrend will travel to Michigan for its NCAA opener Friday. The Lions’ men’s basketball team, fresh off an AMCC tournament championship game victory, earned an automatic bid to the Division III NCAA tourney and will play Hope College in the first round at Hope’s DeVos Fieldhouse in Holland, Mich., on March 7. Tip-off… View Article

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D-10 graduates contribute to Behrend’s AMCC championship season

By | March 2, 2014 12:24 am | 0 Comments


For the second straight season, the Penn State Behrend men’s basketball team will play in the NCAA Division III tournament. Behrend will learn its opponent, site and time for the first round of NCAA play during the selection show on Monday, March 3. The show will be broadcast live on at 12:30 p.m. The Lions… View Article

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Behrend swimmers collect All-AMCC honors

By | February 28, 2014 1:16 am | 0 Comments


Penn State Behrend swimmers picked up several All-AMCC honors this week. Eight members of the men’s team and four from the Lions’ women’s program claimed first-team honors. On the men’s side, Dan Simon was named AMCC Co-Swimmer of the Year and Nick Kost was picked as Newcomer of the Year. Simon, who earned the same conference honor last season, led… View Article

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Behrend men’s programs pick up pair of AMCC titles

By | February 20, 2014 3:15 pm | 0 Comments


Coming off an impressive fall sports season, the Penn State Behrend athletic programs continue to collect conference championships. The Lions’ men’s swimming and diving teams and men’s basketball team have claimed AMCC titles recently. The Lions routed Hilbert 87-58 at the Junker Center on Wednesday night to clinch the AMCC regular-season crown, earn the No…. View Article

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Behrend women to hold Cancer Awareness Day

By | February 12, 2014 2:55 pm | 0 Comments


The Penn State Behrend women’s basketball team is looking to raise funds for cancer awareness and research Saturday, Feb. 15, in an AMCC game against La Roche starting at 4 p.m. at the Junker Center. Funds will be raised through sales of Cancer Awareness Day t-shirts and a 50/50 raffle. T-shirts, which cost $5, and… View Article

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Erie’s Wallace, Burke claim AMCC awards with Behrend

By | February 4, 2014 5:30 pm | 0 Comments


A pair of Erie high school graduates swept AMCC basketball player of the week awards for Penn State Behrend. Central Tech graduate Keith Wallace and Mercyhurst Prep grad Ally Burke each were honored by the conference Monday. Wallace, a junior guard, averaged 19.5 points and shot 75 percent from the free-throw line while leading the Lions to back-to-back AMCC… View Article

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Costa Rica experience boosts Behrend’s savvy

By | January 24, 2014 10:10 pm | 0 Comments


Penn State Behrend junior guard Nick DeLisio discussed the Lions’ 69-57 AMCC victory over Pitt-Bradford Thursday at the Junker Center, where the Lions executed very well in the final minutes. While it was about 10 degrees outside, DeLisio recalled the seven-day team excursion to Costa Rica in August that has helped Behrend heat up and… View Article

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