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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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Edinboro places 17th, leads PSAC schools in Learfield Directors’ Cup

   June 4, 2014 9:07 pm    0

Edinboro placed 17th overall out of 246 schools to finish as the top team from the PSAC in the final Division II Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup standings. Grand Valley State finished with 1,030 points to win the Learfield Cup for the ninth time. Points are awarded based on a maximum of seven men’s and seven…


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Cram Session: Signing day wrapup, observations

   February 6, 2014 1:46 pm    0

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…


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Signing day updates: Area athletes ready to pick colleges

   February 5, 2014 12:11 pm    1

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…


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Honor Roll: Herman, Koper, Jones earn conference honors

   January 30, 2014 2:13 am    0

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…


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Behrend’s Fiscus, Monte claim NSCAA honors

   January 10, 2014 2:54 pm    0

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…


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

   December 15, 2013 7:00 am    0

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…


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