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Gannon’s Wendel sets assist mark, earns weekly volleyball honors

   October 17, 2014 3:40 pm    0

Gannon volleyball player Megan Wendel recorded 54 assists against Shippensburg on Oct. 11 to become the program’s all-time assist leader, establishing a new mark of 3,771. Wendel, a senior setter, passed Jess Deemer (2000-03) who previously held the mark for Gannon. Wendel was named PSAC Western Division Volleyball Athlete of the Week and ECAC Co-Player…

 

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Behrend’s Hedderick named to all-ECAC softball team

   June 5, 2014 7:56 pm    0

Penn State Behrend outfielder/pitcher Kelly Hedderick, a Mercyhurst Prep graduate, was named to the ECAC Division III South Softball All-Star Team this week. The sophomore was selected as a second-team outfielder. Hedderick, the lone player from the AMCC to make the ECAC team, also was selected to the all-AMCC first team this season after hitting…

 

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Mercyhurst’s Himes, Morrison earn ECAC lacrosse honors

   May 31, 2014 12:55 am    0

Mercyhurst teammates Becca Himes and Christa Morrison were selected to the ECAC women’s lacrosse Division II all-star second team. The teams were picked by ECAC D-II coaches. Himes, a junior attack, led the Lakers with 98 points this past season. She tied for the team lead with 57 goals and added a team-best 41 assists. Morrison, a…

 

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Benim picks up 500th coaching win at Behrend

   May 18, 2014 12:18 am    0

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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Behrend enters ECAC championships in top form

   May 14, 2014 1:50 pm    0

The Penn State Behrend men’s track and field team tuned up for the ECAC outdoor championships by setting records. It’s been a familiar refrain for the Lions’ this season. Lions’ athletes set three more school records at the Ron Althoff Invitational at Ohio Wesleyan University on Monday. In the 400-meter dash, Matthew Grafton ran to…

 

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Behrend runners set school records at tri-meet

   April 17, 2014 12:00 am    0

The Penn State Behrend track and field teams set some personal marks Wednesday in Pittsburgh at the Carnegie Mellon Tri-Meet at Gesling Stadium. Cathedral Prep graduate Malik Moffett-Pulliam, a Behrend freshman, set a school record (again) in winning the 100-meter dash in an ECAC-qualifying time of 10.66 seconds. The mark is tied for seventh-best this season in all…

 

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Behrend earns first-ever bid to ECAC men’s volleyball tournament

   April 16, 2014 2:06 pm    0

The Penn State Behrend men’s volleyball team will play in the ECAC (Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference) Division III championships for the first time after posting the first winning record in program history. The Lions (15-9 in the regular season) are a No. 3 seed and will face No. 2 Wentworth (25-8) on Saturday in the…

 

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LAX EXTRA: Lakers sweep ECAC weekly honors

   March 3, 2014 9:22 pm    0

Mercyhurst senior attackman Brady Heseltine and senior defensemen Andrew Wagner and Ryan Sullivan swept ECAC Division II Lacrosse League’s weekly honors. Heseltine was named the top offensive player with five goals and an assist in the No. 2 Lakers’ 12-5 win against ninth-ranked Pfeiffer on Saturday. Wagner held Tucker Hammond, the Falcons’ leading scorer, to…

 

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LAX EXTRA: ‘Hurst’s Wagner named to Tewaaraton Award’s watch list

   March 1, 2014 1:08 am    0

Mercyhurst senior D Andrew Wagner has been named to the watch list for the Tewaaraton Award, which is presented to the NCAA’s best men’s and women’s lacrosse players. Wagner is the lone Division II player on a 52-player list that includes 2013 finalists Tom Schreiber (Princeton) and Lyle Thompson (Albany). Wagner was D-II’s top defenseman…

 

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LAX EXTRA: Look at the ECAC Division II Lacrosse League

   February 22, 2014 11:07 am    0

ECAC at a glance A look at Mercyhurst’s opponents in the new ECAC Division II Lacrosse League: * Alderson-Broaddus (Phillipi, W. Va.) – The second-year NCAA Division II program is still looking for its first win. The Battlers were outscored 233-75 on the way to an 0-13 record a season ago, and then opened this…

 

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