Former PIAA doubles champs McBride, Elia finish fall seasons

   October 17, 2014 4:15 pm

Former Mercyhurst Prep standout tennis player Brittany McBride wrapped up her first fall season Oct. 12 with the University of Mary Washington women’s tennis team. The freshman went 5-3 in singles play and 2-4 in doubles action for Mary Washington, an NCAA Division III program which has won 11 straight Capital Athletic Conference titles. The…

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 …

Jeffress excels early for Mercyhurst women’s tennis

   September 24, 2014 10:52 pm

Mercyhurst freshman Adrianna Jeffress already is showing the form that made her a four-time District 10 tennis singles champion in high school. Jeffress, a McDowell graduate, upset the No. 2 seed Sunday to advance to the semifinal round in the ITA Atlantic Regional women’s semifinals. She lost to eventual champion Kiefer Shaw of Cal on…

Behrend, Allegheny to add 6 each to Hall of Fame

   June 28, 2014 10:57 pm

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…

Behrend leads AMCC in final D-III Learfield Cup standings

   June 5, 2014 12:08 am

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…

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…

Edinboro’s Romain earns regional Arthur Ashe award

   May 10, 2014 1:11 am

Edinboro’s Brandon Romain has earned the ITA Arthur Ashe Jr. Sportsmanship and Leadership Award for the Atlantic 
Region. The award recognizes outstanding individuals in all divisions at the regional and national level that display outstanding sportsmanship and leadership in addition to scholastic, extracurricular and tennis accomplishments. Romain, a junior, has a 15-10 overall record in…

Mercyhurst women, Edinboro men earn trips to D-II tennis tourney

   April 30, 2014 12:10 am

Mercyhurst’s women’s tennis team will make a second straight appearance at the NCAA Division II women’s tennis tournament. It’s the fourth appearance in the past five seasons for the Lakers, who are the No. 4 seed in the Atlantic Region. The Lakers (12-5) will face fifth-seeded West Liberty (13-8) at California, Pa., on Saturday at…

Honor Roll: Herman, Koper, Jones earn conference honors

   January 30, 2014 2:13 am

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…

On Campus notebook: Czerwinski helps Behrend win tennis crown

   October 27, 2013 7:00 am

The Penn State Behrend women’s tennis team wrapped up its 12th AMCC tournament championship, capping a perfect conference season by beating No. 2-seeded Franciscan 5-2 in the championship dual Oct. 20 in Harmarville. The Lions will compete in the NCAA Division III tournament in May 2014. Mercyhurst Prep graduate Chelsea Czerwinski, a freshmen, helped Behrend…