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…

Behrend men among D-III soccer stats leaders

   October 31, 2014 1:58 pm

The Penn State Behrend men’s soccer team — AMCC regular-season champion and the No. 1 seed for the conference tournament — continues to climb up the NCAA Division III statistics leaderboard. Senior forward Jimmy Belack ranks nationally in several categories. Belack is tied for second in game-winning goals (7), eighth in total points (44), tied…

Elder sets Behrend saves record in water polo

   October 21, 2014 2:18 pm

Penn State Behrend’s men’s water polo team has struggled in the wins department this season. The Lions are 2-13 following their most recent defeat, an 11-7 loss to Monmouth on Sunday in the fifth place game at the Division III Championships in Washington, Pa. However, junior goalkeeper Ty Elder has been a bright spot for…

Czerwinski, Behrend aim for AMCC tennis crown

   October 16, 2014 4:01 pm

Former Mercyhurst Prep tennis standout Chelsea Czerwinski and her Penn State Behrend teammates will attempt to defend their AMCC women’s tennis crown this weekend. The No. 2 Lions (8-3, 7-1 AMCC) will play No. 3 Pitt-Greensburg in the tournament semifinals at Westwood Racquet Club on Saturday at 5:30 p.m. Top-seeded Franciscan plays Penn State Altoona …

On Campus notebook: Area golfers drive Behrend success

   September 21, 2014 7:00 am

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)…

LeBoeuf grads Pace, Oberlander excel for Behrend soccer

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

   September 19, 2014 3:31 pm

  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…

Gannon women’s soccer ranked in polls

   September 10, 2014 2:27 pm

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…