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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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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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McLane grad Feikles tries to help La Roche keep season alive

Colin Feikles

   May 16, 2014 6:40 am    0

General McLane graduate Colin Feikles will try to help the La Roche baseball team extend its season today at the NCAA Division III Mideast Regional in Marietta, Ohio. Feikles had three hits in four at-bats and scored a run Wednesday in the Redhawks’ regional opener, but La Roche lost to Widener 8-1. Feikles, a junior second baseman, upped…

 

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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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