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Mercyhurst’s Altavilla throws no-hitter

By | March 22, 2014 12:58 am | 0 Comments


Junior right-hander Dan Altavilla threw a no-hitter to lead the Mercyhurst baseball team to a 3-0 win over Clarion in Game 1 of a doubleheader Friday at Mercyhurst Baseball Field. Altavilla is the third Lakers pitcher to throw a no-hitter in coach Joe Spano’s time at Mercyhurst. Clarion won the second game 2-1. Altavilla struck out… View Article

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Former D-10 players help Behrend baseball team start strong

By | March 15, 2014 7:46 pm | 0 Comments


The Penn State Behrend baseball team went 6-2 during its recent spring break trip to Florida. The Lions (6-4) wrapped up their southern trip with a 7-2 loss to St. Scholastica on Saturday in Fort Pierce. The Lions had a five-game win streak on the trip. The Lions’ roster includes several former District 10 players,… View Article

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Gannon’s Godden tosses rare no-hitter for Knights

By | March 6, 2014 1:45 am | 0 Comments


Dustin Godden recorded the third no-hitter in Gannon history on Wednesday, but the Golden Knights’ baseball team lost the opener of a doubleheader against Findlay at the Russ-Matt Invitational in Winter Haven, Fla. Gannon lost the first game 1-0 but salvaged a split as Zack Ranta threw a nine-inning shutout in a 3-0 Game 2 victory. Godden, a junior making his career debut, was the… View Article

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Cram Session: Mercyhurst, Gannon baseball games snowed out

By | February 15, 2014 1:03 pm | 0 Comments


Cram Session features quick-hitting athlete updates and commentary: BASEBALL: • College baseball teams schedule February games in the South to escape wintry weather. However, that plan backfired for the Mercyhurst and Gannon baseballs team this week. North Carolina was hit by a heavy winter snow storm, causing Mercyhurst’s three games against Winston-Salem State to be canceled this weekend…. View Article

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On Campus notebook: D’Ambrosio bound for Hall of Fame again

By | January 26, 2014 7:00 am | 0 Comments


Jay D’Ambrosio, a 1990 Fairview High School graduate, will be inducted into the Grove City College Athletic Hall of Fame on Feb. 22. D’Ambrosio is a six-time NCAA Division III All-American swimmer who excelled in the backstroke from 1990-94. In 2002, D’Ambrosio was inducted into the Grove City Swimming and Diving Hall of Fame and… View Article

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Behrend’s Benim earns spot on NCAA Baseball Rules Committee

By | October 30, 2013 1:59 pm | 0 Comments


Penn State Behrend baseball coach and compliance director Paul Benim has been appointed to the NCAA Baseball Rules Committee. The committee deliberates on legislation and rules pertaining to NCAA baseball on all levels. Benim was honored by the appointment: This is really exciting to join baseball people across the country and discuss this great game…. View Article

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On Campus notebook: Peluso gets surprise visit from former teammates

By | October 13, 2013 7:00 am | 0 Comments


  Former Fort LeBoeuf volleyball standout Maria Peluso got a surprise visit from her former teammates Friday night. Peluso, a freshman libero with Shippensburg, was the 
2012 Erie Times-News 
District 10 Volleyball 
Player of the Year after leading the Bison to an unbeaten season and their first PIAA championship. Fort LeBoeuf’s coaches and players visited East… View Article

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On campus notebook: Sanderson to make appearance at Edinboro

By | September 29, 2013 7:00 am | 0 Comments


Cael Sanderson, the Penn State wrestling coach and a four-time undefeated NCAA champion, will be appearing at the annual Edinboro coaches clinic Nov. 1-2 at the Mike S. Zafirovski Sports and Recreation Center. Sanderson has led the Penn State wrestling team to three consecutive NCAA team championships. Be sure to check out this week’s On… View Article

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Former Mercyhurst pitcher Walczak to play in Arizona Fall League

By | August 31, 2013 6:47 pm | 0 Comments


Former Mercyhurst standout outfielder/pitcher Jamie Walczak, a pitcher in the Cincinnati Reds organization, has been selected to play in the Arizona Fall League for the Glendale (Ariz.) Desert Dogs. The first game is scheduled for Oct. 8. Walczak, a 6-foot-2 inch, 195-pound right-hander from Painesville, Ohio, has had a solid year within the Reds organization…. View Article

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Former Mercyhurst, Gannon player Dziomba wins UL batting title

By | August 22, 2013 1:17 am | 0 Comments


Former Gannon and Mercyhurst baseball player Jon Dziomba won the regular-season batting title in the independent United League. Dziomba, who plays second base for the San Angelo (Texas) Colts, hit a career-best .354 with two home runs and 39 RBIs in 79 games for the Colts. Alexandria Aces outfielder Austin Newell had the next-best average, hitting .340 in 41… View Article

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