Czerwinski, Behrend aim for AMCC tennis crown

   October 16, 2014 4:01 pm    0

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 …


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Kaiser, Elia provide key minutes for D-I soccer programs

   October 16, 2014 1:21 am    0

A pair of Mercyhurst Prep graduates are earning valuable playing time for Division I women’s soccer programs. Cleveland State sophomore forward Sarah Kaiser has scored two goals and added an assist for five points in 12 games with the Vikings this season. She scored two goals and finished with four points her freshman season. In…


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Former D-10 athletes contribute to Gannon water polo team

   October 15, 2014 12:39 am    0

Five former District 10 athletes are competing for the Gannon water polo team this season. Senior Cody Sherman, a McDowell graduate, leads the Knights in assists with 10 and is tied for fourth on the team with seven steals. Sherman also has one goal as the Knights are 2-5 (1-1 in the Collegiate Water Polo…


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Pitt’s Conner might play 2 ways Thursday vs. Virginia Tech

James Conner

   October 14, 2014 3:52 pm    0

James Conner remains one of the leading rushers in the nation, but that doesn’t mean that Pitt’s coaching staff has given up on playing Conner on defense as well. The McDowell graduate heads into this week as the No. 5 rusher in the nation with 874 yards through six games. Despite that, he might play some…


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Oil City grad Koyack on Mackey Award midseason watch list

   October 13, 2014 9:47 pm    0

Oil City graduate Ben Koyack, a senior tight end at Notre Dame, has been named to the John Mackey Award midseason watch list. The 6-foot 5-inch, 254-pound Koyack was among 40 players on preseason watch list for the Mackey Award, which is awarded annually to college football’s top tight end. He is one of 33…


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Prep grad Greenawalt gets 100 receiving yards, TD in Colgate win


   October 11, 2014 5:46 pm    0

Cathedral Prep grad Alex Greenawalt had his first collegiate 100-yard receiving game today as he helped Colgate overcome two early 16-point deficits to defeat Princeton 31-30 at Crown Field in Hamilton, N.Y. Greenawalt, a true freshman, had five receptions for a game-high 103 yards. He also had a 24-yard TD catch late in the second quarter…


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McDowell grad Zabrosky claims ECAC golf honor for Seton Hall

   October 11, 2014 11:41 am    0

McDowell graduate Karlie Zabrosky, a junior at Seton Hall, was named ECAC Division I women’s co-golfer of the month for September. She turned in two top-five finishes in her first three fall tournaments, including a career-best third-place effort in an 89-player field at the Yale Intercollegiate on Sept. 26-28. In that tournament, she shot rounds…


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Poll: Which team will win Mercyhurst-Gannon football showdown?

   October 10, 2014 8:18 am    0

The records would suggest that the Gannon football team is a strong favorite Saturday when it hosts archrival Mercyhurst at Gannon University Field. Gannon, after all, is 4-1 overall and 3-1 in the PSAC. Mercyhurst is 1-4 and 1-3. However, the game appears to be a closer matchup with a little analysis. (Here’s a link…


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Gannon, Edinboro, Mercyhurst set for intriguing matchups

   October 9, 2014 10:37 am    0

Several intriguing PSAC West football matchups featuring area teams will take place during a busy upcoming 12-day period. Here’s the list: Saturday: Mercyhurst at Gannon, noon Saturday: Edinboro at Clarion, 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16: Gannon at Edinboro, 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18: Mercyhurst vs. Slippery Rock,  1 p.m., at Michigan Stadium, Ann Arbor, Mich….


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