Cochranton grads give boost to Behrend men’s volleyball

   February 1, 2015 12:09 am

A pair of former District 10 standouts and high school teammates have helped the Penn State Behrend men’s volleyball team open with four wins in their first five matches. Cochranton graduates Josh Oertly (junior middle hitter) and Ty Sheehan (senior outside hitter) were instrumental during Saturday night’s non-conference wins against SUNYIT (25-15, 25-22, 25-19) and…

Ex-MP ‘mates Stamp, Burke top conferences

   January 27, 2015 9:59 pm

Four years ago, Lindsay Stamp and Ally Burke played their final high school game as members of Mercyhurst Prep’s PIAA Class AAA runner-up, falling to Archbishop Wood 53-41 in the state title game at Penn State. Now the two players are in their senior year leading their respective conferences in scoring. Stamp, a 5-foot 10-inch guard/forward for Division…

Behrend’s Gardner wins high jump at Spire indoor meet

   January 24, 2015 11:38 pm

Penn State Behrend junior Kevin Gardner, a Fort LeBoeuf graduate, is showing top form early in the indoor track and field season. Gardner won the high jump competition with an ECAC-qualifying leap of 1.95 meters (6 feet, 4.78 inches) Saturday at the Spire North Invitational indoor track and field meet at Geneva, Ohio. Gardner finished…

Behrend’s Wallace sets school’s steals record

   January 15, 2015 12:55 am

Central Tech graduate Keith Wallace became Penn State Behrend’s all-time steals leader during the Lions’ 88-76 victory over Medaille in AMCC men’s basketball action Wednesday night. Wallace, a 6-foot senior guard, had two steals to move into first all-time at Behrend with 172 in his career. Wallace averages 2.3 steals per game this season, ranking…

Behrend’s Bohman, Finnegan named in Players to Watch List

   January 8, 2015 12:26 am

Penn State Behrend’s Brian Bohman and Ryan Finnegan were named to Collegiate Baseball Magazine’s 2015 NCAA Division III Players to Watch List. Bohman, a sophomore catcher and McDowell graduate, and Finnegan, a junior third basemen, are two of 25 Lions to have been recognized by Collegiate Baseball Magazine for the honor since 2009. Bohman was…

D-10 grads help Behrend start season unbeaten

   December 28, 2014 12:13 am

The Penn State Behrend men’s basketball team will look to extend its season-opening unbeaten streak when the Lions (7-0) play in the Staten Island Tournament on Sunday and Monday. Behrend will take on William Paterson (7-2) in the first round and will follow with a Monday game against either Misericordia (7-2) 
or Staten Island (4-3). Watch the tournament’s games…

McDowell grad Cvecko makes NSCAA all-region team

   December 11, 2014 2:41 pm

Case Western Reserve junior midfielder Chris Cvecko, a McDowell graduate, has been named to the National Soccer Coaches Associaton of America Division III All-Great Lakes Region third team. It’s the first all-region honor for Cvecko. In November, Cvecko was named to the All-University Athletic Association first team for the second season in a row. He…

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…