Stoczynski to play in softball exhibition against Team USA

   June 20, 2014 12:18 am

Harbor Creek graduate Lauren Stoczynski is among a group of recent Presidents’ Athletic Conference graduates who have been invited by the West Virginia Amateur Softball Association of America to participate in an exhibition doubleheader against the USA Softball Women’s National Team. The exhibition games will be held Thursday, July 3, at 6 p.m. at Hawley…

Behrend’s Hedderick named to all-ECAC softball team

   June 5, 2014 7:56 pm

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…

3 Behrend athletes named to AMCC All-Sportsmanship Team

   May 29, 2014 11:59 pm

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…

Mercyhurst North East claims conference softball honors

   May 28, 2014 1:15 am

Mercyhurst North East’s Brian Dewey was named Western New York Athletic Conference softball coach of the year, as the Saints had six players named to the all-WNYAC first team Tuesday. Sophomore pitcher Ronette Claar led the Saints with 173 strikeouts in 106 innings pitched. She finished the season with an ERA of 0.99. Sophomore shortstop…

McDowell grad Cosgrove named academic All-American with Edinboro

Brenna Cosgrove

   May 21, 2014 1:11 pm

Edinboro softball player Brenna Cosgrove, a McDowell grad, was named first-team Capital One Academic All-American today. That was her latest in a series of postseason awards. Earlier the senior center fielder was named first-team all-PSAC West, first-team NFCA all-Atlantic Region, second-team Daktronics all-Atlantic Region and a member of the Capital One Academic All-District 2 team. Cosgrove has compiled a…

McDowell grad Rohan claims A-10 all-academic softball honor

Kelli Rohan

   May 14, 2014 7:48 am

McDowell graduate Kelli Rohan was named to the Atlantic 10 Conference softball all-academic team Tuesday. Rohan, a junior outfielder at St. Bonaventure, is an accounting major who has been named to Dean’s List five times and the A-10 Commissioner’s Honor Roll four times. Rohan ranked second among the Bonnies (7-33) with a .352 batting average after…

On Campus notebook: Samluk, Cosgrove excel in softball

   May 11, 2014 7:00 am

McDowell graduates Ashley Samluk and Brenna Cosgrove had standout softball seasons in the PSAC. Both made the all-conference first team this week. Samluk, a sophomore at Slippery Rock, was named the PSAC West Division’s top third baseman. Cosgrove, a senior at Edinboro, was one of three first-team outfielders. Samluk had 21 RBIs and led the…

On Campus notebook: Podufal surges at end of golf season

   May 4, 2014 7:00 am

Cathedral Prep graduate Greg Podufal saved his best for last during the good spring golf season. The Georgetown junior tied for second place in the Big East Championships at Callawassie Island Country Club in Charleston, S.C. The week before, he finished second in the Notre Dame Collegiate Invitational at Oak Hill C.C. in Rochester, N.Y. Podufal, a…

Puckly’s shutout helps Mercyhurst to split with Gannon

   April 2, 2014 11:56 am

Former Corry standout Alexandra Puckly pitched a shutout in the second game of a PSAC West doubleheader to help the Mercyhurst softball team secure a split with rival Gannon Tuesday at Gannon University Field. Puckly, backed by the Lakers’ solid defensive effort, pitched a six-hitter with three strikeouts and one walk on the way to a…

Cram Session: Matthews, Daley give Clarion wrestling lift as freshmen

   February 10, 2014 11:33 am

Cram Session features quick-hitting athlete updates and commentary: WRESTLING: Two recent District 10 standouts are making an impact as true freshmen with the Clarion wrestling team. Reynolds graduate Austin Matthews, the 2013 Erie Times-News District 10 Wrestler of the Year, improved to 19-5 at 157 pounds with a win in the Golden Eagles’ 30-16 victory over…