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Cram Session: Signing day wrapup, observations

By | February 6, 2014 1:46 pm | 0 Comments


A day after the bedlam of National Signing Day, it’s time to step back and take a closer look: • Wide receivers were prominent in coach James Franklin’s first Penn State recruiting class after the loss of star wideout Allen Robinson to the NFL draft. • Paul Chryst’s Pitt recruiting class of 23 players includes three… View Article

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Signing day updates: Area athletes ready to pick colleges

By | February 5, 2014 12:11 pm | 1 Comment


Visit the On Campus blog and for area updates all day from national signing day: McDowell announced the college choices of several athletes Tuesday night. Lineman Paul Carpenter became the fifth area player to commit to a PSAC school when he chose Division II Lock Haven. Meanwhile, football players Austin Dudley and Cameron Spadacene picked Division… View Article

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Honor Roll: Herman, Koper, Jones earn conference honors

By | January 30, 2014 2:13 am | 0 Comments


North East graduate Kathy Herman, a freshman swimmer at Converse College, was named to the Conference Carolinas Presidential Honor Roll. Student-athletes with a 3.2 grade-point average or higher make the conference honor roll. Herman placed third last weekend in the 1,650-yard freestyle (20 minutes, 36.18 seconds) at the Viking Classic hosted by Berry College in… View Article

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Behrend’s Fiscus, Monte claim NSCAA honors

By | January 10, 2014 2:54 pm | 0 Comments


Penn State Behrend senior midfielder Garrett Fiscus, an Eisenhower graduate, and junior defender Maddie Monte were selected  for the National Soccer Coaches Association of America College Division Men’s and Women’s Scholar All-East Region team as honorable-mention picks. Fiscus helped the Lions achieve a 16-4-2 season and AMCC title in 2013. He was also named to… View Article

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On Campus notebook: Lubahn finishes solid soccer career with Wake Forest

By | December 15, 2013 7:00 am | 0 Comments


Andy Lubahn, a Cathedral Prep graduate, recently finished a stellar career with Wake Forest’s soccer program. Lubahn, who dealt with injury issues this season, still finished third on the team in scoring with 14 points on five goals and four assists. The Demon Deacons lost to Notre Dame 4-2 in the third round of the… View Article

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Former District 10 standout Akerly makes all-region soccer team

By | December 5, 2013 3:28 pm | 0 Comments


Mercyhurst Prep graduate Kaylin Akerly was recently named to the NSCAA/Continental Tire Division III All-Great Lakes Region third team. Akerly, a junior forward at John Carroll, finished the season with a team-leading seven goals, eight assists, 44 shots on goal and 84 shots for the Blue Streaks. She also was named first team All-Ohio Athletic… View Article

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On Campus notebook: Moore posts record effort

By | November 17, 2013 7:00 am | 0 Comments


Girard graduate Raegan Moore posted a record-setting performance for the Duquesne women’s basketball team. Moore’s nine 3-pointers – a Dukes single-game record –  helped lead Duquesne to a 94-63 win over Kent State on Thursday. In this week’s On Campus notebook, read more on Moore, plus get details on the following: • Former Villa Maria standout Lisa Mifsud… View Article

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On Campus notebook: Olowinski to play in Portugal

By | November 10, 2013 7:00 am | 0 Comments


Mercyhurst Prep graduate Kirsten Olowinski, who played college basketball for Division I Miami (Ohio), is starting to play basketball professionally in Portugal. Olowinski compiled a Miami-record 1,154 rebounds, which rates second in Mid-American Conference history. In this week’s On Campus notebook, you will find updates on Olowinski, get a look at the area’s Academic All-District… View Article

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Behrend reigns supreme in AMCC soccer

By | November 10, 2013 12:23 am | 0 Comments


The Penn State Behrend men’s and women’s soccer teams each captured AMCC tournament championship titles Saturday. Each team earned automatic berths in the NCAA Division III tournament. The Behrend men (16-4-1) blanked Medaille 1-0 to avenge last season’s loss in the AMCC championship in Buffalo. It was the Lions’ sixth AMCC title. Eric Vunovic notched… View Article

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4 Gannon soccer players make Academic All-District team

By | November 8, 2013 12:55 am | 1 Comment


Gannon’s Michelle Genetin, Mani Brueckner, Robbie Bennett and Alex Perri were named to the Capital One Academic All-District II soccer first teams recently. Genetin has a 3.76 cumulative grade-point average as a nutrition and human performance major. The junior forward is Gannon’s second-leading scorer with five goals, one assist and 11 points. Brueckner, a sophomore… View Article

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