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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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McDowell grad Cvecko scores winners for Case Western

   September 16, 2014 3:22 pm    0

McDowell graduate Chris Cvecko has been a difference-maker early this season for the Case Western Reserve men’s soccer team. The junior midfielder scored winning goals in back-to-back games recently. Cvecko, a Region 6 first-team all-star as a senior at McDowell, scored in the 50th minute to lead the Spartans to a 1-0 victory against Baldwin…


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On Campus notebook: Britton starts career with conference honor

   September 14, 2014 7:00 am    0

A medalist on his first college try. Cathedral Prep graduate Andrew Britton had an unforgettable start to his freshman season at John Carroll. Britton shot a 2-under-par 142 and bested the 48-player field to win the season-opening Gatorade Intercollegiate tournament Sept. 6-7 at Zoar Village Golf Course in Lawrence, Ohio. Britton was named Ohio Athletic…


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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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Coffman to be inducted into Grove City Men’s Soccer Hall of Fame

Sam Coffman

   September 4, 2014 1:12 am    1

McDowell assistant girls soccer coach Sam Coffman will be inducted into the Grove City College Men’s Soccer Hall of Fame during the Wolverines’ homecoming weekend Oct. 4. Coffman, who graduated from Grove City in 2002, earned letters all four seasons at stopper. He made first team all-Presidents’ Athletic Conference in 1999 and 2001, while claiming…


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Area players land on PAC 60th anniversary soccer teams

   August 26, 2014 9:23 pm    0

Seven former District 10 soccer standouts were named to the Presidents’ Athletic Conference’s 60th anniversary women’s soccer team. The 60-member team includes Thiel graduates Katie Myers, Patti Piotrowski, Laura Simonetti, Jess Peterson and Renee Fabrey. Grove City graduates Sarah Cessar and Kathy Keehlwetter also were named to the team. Here’s a look at each player:…


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Mercyhurst men’s soccer team earns No. 6 preseason ranking

   August 13, 2014 12:52 am    0

  The Mercyhurst men’s soccer team finished last season with a memorable effort in the NCAA Division II quarterfinals. The Lakers played eventual Division II national champion Southern New Hampshire to a scoreless tie through two overtimes before the Penmen won on penalty kicks to move on to the Final Four. Mercyhurst ended its 17-5-1…


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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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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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