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Hayes, Cal volleyball beat Mercyhurst in NCAA first round

   November 20, 2014 2:53 pm    0

McDowell grad Danielle Hayes had six kills and was tough at the net on defense to help California (Pa.) defeat Mercyhurst 19-25, 25-14, 25-14, 25-20 in the first round of the NCAA Division II tournament. Sharpsville grad Kristen Scurpa did not see the floor for Cal. Lauren Kenny, a Mercyhurst Prep grad, had four kills…


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3 MNE volleyball players make all-region team

   October 28, 2014 2:36 pm    0

Three Mercyhurst North East volleyball players were selected to the 2014 Region III all-region team recently. Rose Thacker, Mackenzie Turner and Cierra Jackson were each selected. The three freshmen helped the Saints to a 8-13 overall regular-season record this year, improving on a 5-25 mark the previous season. Turner, a setter and Cambridge Springs graduate,…


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Gannon’s Wendel sets assist mark, earns weekly volleyball honors

   October 17, 2014 3:40 pm    0

Gannon volleyball player Megan Wendel recorded 54 assists against Shippensburg on Oct. 11 to become the program’s all-time assist leader, establishing a new mark of 3,771. Wendel, a senior setter, passed Jess Deemer (2000-03) who previously held the mark for Gannon. Wendel was named PSAC Western Division Volleyball Athlete of the Week and ECAC Co-Player…


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McDowell grad Hayes a key hitter for Cal (Pa.) volleyball team

Danielle Hayes

   October 3, 2014 4:51 pm    3

McDowell graduate Danielle Hayes has been a top player for the California (Pa.) volleyball team during her sophomore season. Hayes, a 5-foot 11-inch middle hitter, ranked second on the team with 135 kills while helping the Vulcans to a 12-5 start (6-2 PSAC West). She also led the team with a .307 kill percentage going…


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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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Behrend earns first-ever bid to ECAC men’s volleyball tournament

   April 16, 2014 2:06 pm    0

The Penn State Behrend men’s volleyball team will play in the ECAC (Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference) Division III championships for the first time after posting the first winning record in program history. The Lions (15-9 in the regular season) are a No. 3 seed and will face No. 2 Wentworth (25-8) on Saturday in the…


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Behrend falls in UVC quarterfinals

   April 12, 2014 11:26 pm    0

Penn State Behrend played in its third straight United Volleyball Conference Tournament on Saturday, but the Lions’ first winning season ended quickly in the quarterfinals. No. 2-seeded New Paltz ousted Penn State Behrend 3-0 in the UVC playoffs at Nazareth College in Rochester, N.Y. New Paltz (25-3) extended its win streak to seven straight matches with a 25-15, 25-15,…


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Behrend to play in UVC playoffs Saturday

   April 10, 2014 1:21 am    0

The Penn State Behrend men’s volleyball team tied a program record with 15 wins this season. The Lions will attempt to add to that win total when they play in the United Volleyball Conference playoffs Saturday. The No. 7-seeded Lions (15-8, 5-6 UVC) will face No. 2 seed New Paltz (24-3, 6-2 UVC) in the quarterfinals…


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Mercyhurst to induct 8 new members into Hall of Fame

   March 5, 2014 2:53 pm    0

Mercyhurst University will induct seven former Lakers’ athletes and one administrator into the school’s Athletics Hall of Fame on Saturday, June 7, as part of the fourth annual Mercyhurst Reunion Weekend festivities. The Class of 2014 inductees include Brian Haberstock (football, Class of 1991), Jeanna Hartmann (field hockey, 2003), Lyndsi Hughes (women’s volleyball, ’05), Andrew…


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