Fort LeBoeuf grad Jones named to 4th straight all-PAC team

   December 3, 2014 2:36 pm

Westminster College senior Jenny Jones, a Fort LeBoeuf graduate, was named to the all-PAC cross country second team for the fourth straight season. Jones finished 10th at the Presidents’ Athletic Conference championship at Bethany College with a time of 24 minutes, 20.8 seconds. The Titan women’s cross country team finished 27th in the NCAA Division…

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…

Jones leads Edinboro run to regional title

   November 23, 2014 12:07 am

Consider it a warm-up for nationals. The Edinboro women’s cross country team successfully defended its Division II Atlantic Regional title Saturday in Slippery Rock. The Fighting Scots’ Kasey Jones won the 6K race on a snowy Cooper’s Lake Campground course with a time of 22 minutes, 3.2 seconds — more than 30 seconds ahead of…

Former Central Tech runner Danielson wins ECAC honor with Gannon

   October 17, 2014 12:08 pm

Gannon freshman Bobby Danielson, a former Central Tech runner who graduated from Northwest Pennsylvania Collegiate Academy, has been named Eastern College Athletic Conference men’s cross country rookie of the week. Danielson placed second out of 35 runners on Oct. 11 to help Gannon to a team title at the Gannon-Mercyhurst Invitational at Pleasant Ridge Park. He…

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…

Honor Roll: Herman, Koper, Jones earn conference honors

   January 30, 2014 2:13 am

North East graduate Kathy Herman, a freshman swimmer at Converse College, was named to the Conference Carolinas Presidential Honor Roll. Student-athletes with a 3.2 grade-point average or higher make the conference honor roll. Herman placed third last weekend in the 1,650-yard freestyle (20 minutes, 36.18 seconds) at the Viking Classic hosted by Berry College in…

On Campus notebook: Moore posts record effort

   November 17, 2013 7:00 am

Girard graduate Raegan Moore posted a record-setting performance for the Duquesne women’s basketball team. Moore’s nine 3-pointers — a Dukes single-game record —  helped lead Duquesne to a 94-63 win over Kent State on Thursday. In this week’s On Campus notebook, read more on Moore, plus get details on the following: • Former Villa Maria standout Lisa Mifsud…

Behrend runner Bertges advances to NCAA championships

   November 16, 2013 8:43 pm

Penn State Behrend’s Catie Bertges had a historic run Saturday at the NCAA Division III Cross Country Mideast Regional in Bethlehem. Bertges, a Northwest Collegiate Academy graduate and former Strong Vincent standout, finished 11th and became the first ever Behrend women’s cross country runner to advance to the NCAA championship. The Lions, who finished 17th…

On Campus notebook: McBride projected as WNBA top 10 prospect

   October 6, 2013 7:00 am

Notre Dame senior guard Kayla McBride, a 2010 Villa Maria graduate, is listed as a top 10 prospect for next year’s WNBA Draft by Swish Appeal. McBride, who led the Victors to two consecutive PIAA Class AA titles, was an Associated Press third-team All-American after averaging career highs of 15.9 points and 4.6 rebounds per game for the Irish…

Cathedral Prep grad Louis named A-10 rookie runner of week

   September 12, 2013 12:19 am

Cathedral Prep graduate Ethan Louis, a University of Dayton freshman, was named the Atlantic 10 men’s cross country rookie of the week for his performance at the Queen City Invitational at Xavier on Sept. 6. Louis ran the 5,000-meter course in 15 minutes, 36 seconds and finished 10th overall in his second college race. Louis…