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On Campus notebook: Area golfers drive Behrend success

   September 21, 2014 7:00 am    0

The Penn State Behrend men’s golf team is benefiting from the play of former District 10 golfers. The Lions have won team titles in all three invitationals they have competed in, and three area golfers claimed medalist honors. Fort LeBoeuf graduate Nicholas VanDamia (Penn State Altoona Invitational), Kennedy Catholic graduate Dante Vetica (Mount Aloysius Invitational)…

 

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LeBoeuf grads Pace, Oberlander excel for Behrend soccer

Sami Pace, Fort LeBoeuf graduate, Penn State Behrend soccer 2014

   September 19, 2014 3:31 pm    0

  A pair of Fort LeBoeuf graduates have been key players in the Penn State Behrend women’s soccer team’s 6-1 start. Sophomore Sami Pace ranks second on the team with both six goals and 14 points. She also has two assists. Three of her goals have been game-winners. Pace was named Behrend’s Enterprise Rent-A-Car Athlete…

 

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Gannon women’s soccer ranked in polls

   September 10, 2014 2:27 pm    0

Gannon’s 2-0 start has paid off in the polls. The Lady Knights’ women’s soccer team is 17th in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/Continental Tire NCAA Division II national rankings in the first poll of the season. Gannon also is second, behind PSAC opponent California, in the Atlantic Region rankings. The Mercyhurst women’s…

 

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Area student-athletes claim academic honors

   July 24, 2014 5:44 pm    0

The academic accolades keep pouring in this week for area college student-athletes. Here’s this week’s list of area honorees: ▀ Penn State Behrend basketball players Mike Knoll and Dan Kress were named to the 2013-14 National Association of Basketball Coaches Honors Court. Knoll, a 6-foot 6-inch forward who graduated from Cathedral Prep, averaged 6.1 points and…

 

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Behrend, Allegheny to add 6 each to Hall of Fame

   June 28, 2014 10:57 pm    0

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…

 

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McDowell grad Bohman lands ECAC baseball honor

Brian Bohman

   June 13, 2014 2:12 pm    0

McDowell graduate Brian Bohman received another honor after a strong freshman season with the Penn State Behrend baseball team. Bohman, a catcher, was the named as an ECAC Division III South first-team all-star. He was the only Behrend player selected. Earlier, he was named to the all-AMCC first team after hitting .362 with 51 hits during the season. He also…

 

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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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Behrend leads AMCC in final D-III Learfield Cup standings

   June 5, 2014 12:08 am    0

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…

 

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3 Behrend athletes named to AMCC All-Sportsmanship Team

   May 29, 2014 11:59 pm    0

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…

 

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Behrend’s Obenrader claims NCAA D-III javelin title

   May 24, 2014 6:39 pm    0

Penn State Behrend freshman Mitchell Obenrader had a gold-medal winning throw of 67.01 meters (219 feet, 10 inches) Saturday to win the javelin event at the NCAA Division III championships at Ohio Wesleyan’s George Gauthier Track. Obenrader easily eclipsed his school-record throw on the way to the title. Behrend freshman Malik Moffett-Pulliam, a Cathedral Prep…

 

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