Behrend athletes selected for All-Sportsmanship Team

   December 2, 2014 2:27 pm

Nobody likes a poor sport. Unfortunately, in sports at all levels, you see too much showboating, preening and disrespectful attitudes toward opponents. That’s why it’s nice to recognize those athletes who display good sportsmanship. The AMCC unveiled its All-Sportsmanship Team for the 2014 fall season this week. Penn State Behrend had a member on each…

Behrend leads in AMCC Presidents Cup race

   November 20, 2014 8:40 pm

Penn State Behrend leads the way in the AMCC Presidents Cup standings after the fall seasons. Behrend is on top with an 89.3 ranking percentage because of fall sport championships in men’s golf, men’s soccer, men’s cross country and women’s soccer. The Lions accumulated 60.75 out of a possible 68 points. Franciscan won the remaining…

Behrend men to face D-I Army in exhibition game

   November 5, 2014 3:49 pm

With Veterans Day a few days away, it’s fitting that Penn State Behrend’s men’s basketball team will get ready for its season with an exhibition game against Division I opponent Army on Friday. The Lions will travel to Army for a 7 p.m. tip-off in West Point, N.Y. Behrend, the back-to-back defending AMCC champion, has…

Czerwinski, Behrend aim for AMCC tennis crown

   October 16, 2014 4:01 pm

Former Mercyhurst Prep tennis standout Chelsea Czerwinski and her Penn State Behrend teammates will attempt to defend their AMCC women’s tennis crown this weekend. The No. 2 Lions (8-3, 7-1 AMCC) will play No. 3 Pitt-Greensburg in the tournament semifinals at Westwood Racquet Club on Saturday at 5:30 p.m. Top-seeded Franciscan plays Penn State Altoona …

Mercyhurst Prep grad Malone among AMCC All-Academic honorees

   October 9, 2014 12:50 am

Mercyhurst Prep graduate Anthony Malone was one of 89 D’Youville College student-athletes named to the AMCC All-Academic Team. Malone, a 5-foot 9-inch sophomore guard on the basketball team, also was one of 56 Spartans to be honored with an Individual Peak Performer award for having a GPA of 3.5 or above. Malone earned the distinction…

Former District 10 golf standouts excel at Behrend

   September 17, 2014 5:26 am

Several area golfers have driven the success of the Penn State Behrend men’s golf team this season. The Lions have won the team title in the first three invitationals they have participated in, and three area golfers have claimed medalist honors.   Fort LeBoeuf graduate Nicholas VanDamia won a one-hole playoff to earn medalist honors at…

Behrend, Allegheny to add 6 each to Hall of Fame

   June 28, 2014 10:57 pm

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 
inducted into the Behrend Hall on…

Corry graduate Cressley picked by Padres in 26th round

   June 7, 2014 8:57 pm

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:…

Behrend leads AMCC in final D-III Learfield Cup standings

   June 5, 2014 12:08 am

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…

3 Behrend athletes named to AMCC All-Sportsmanship Team

   May 29, 2014 11:59 pm

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…