McDowell grad Bohman lands ECAC baseball honor

Brian Bohman

   June 13, 2014 2:12 pm

McDowell graduate Brian Bohman received another honor after a strong freshman season with the Penn State Behrend baseball team. Bohman, a catcher, was the named as an ECAC Division III South first-team all-star. He was the only Behrend player selected. Earlier, he was named to the all-AMCC first team after hitting .362 with 51 hits during the season. He also…

Benim picks up 500th coaching win at Behrend

   May 18, 2014 12:18 am

Penn State Behrend’s baseball team easily handled Bethany in the ECAC Division III South tournament semifinals Saturday. In the process, the Lions advanced to Sunday’s title game and helped coach Paul Benim earn a milestone victory. Benim picked up win No. 500 as Nathan Junk hit a go-ahead two-run homer in the third inning and the…

Former D-10 players help Behrend baseball team start strong

   March 15, 2014 7:46 pm

The Penn State Behrend baseball team went 6-2 during its recent spring break trip to Florida. The Lions (6-4) wrapped up their southern trip with a 7-2 loss to St. Scholastica on Saturday in Fort Pierce. The Lions had a five-game win streak on the trip. The Lions’ roster includes several former District 10 players,…

Behrend’s Benim earns spot on NCAA Baseball Rules Committee

   October 30, 2013 1:59 pm

Penn State Behrend baseball coach and compliance director Paul Benim has been appointed to the NCAA Baseball Rules Committee. The committee deliberates on legislation and rules pertaining to NCAA baseball on all levels. Benim was honored by the appointment: This is really exciting to join baseball people across the country and discuss this great game….

Behrend’s Jacobs named to ECAC all-star team

   June 19, 2013 12:08 am

Penn State Behrend senior pitcher Ryan Jacobs was named to the ECAC Division III South baseball all-star team recently. Jacobs was picked for the ECAC second team. Earlier honors for Jacobs included selection to the ABCA Mideast All-Region team third team and being named the AMCC pitcher of the year. Jacobs finished the season with an 8-2 record and 1.64 ERA with…

Rice, Jacobs claim Behrend baseball team awards

   June 6, 2013 12:02 am

The AMCC champion Penn State Behrend baseball team unveiled its 2013 team award winners this week after wrapping up a 30-12 season. Senior first baseman Vinny Rice was named team MVP after hitting .378 with eight doubles and 26 RBIs. Ryan Jacobs claimed the Most Valuable Pitcher award after going 8-2 with a 1.64 ERA. Jacobs, who threw a perfect game…

Area college players make all-region baseball teams

   May 21, 2013 11:38 am

Gannon’s Shayne Herold, Mercyhurst’s Ben Rawding and Penn State Behrend’s Vinny Rice each were named to all-region baseball teams Monday. Herold made the Rawlings/American Baseball Coaches Association All-Atlantic Region first team. The redshirt senior right-hander finished the regular season with a 9-0 record and 1.09 earned-run average. Rawding, a senior left-hander, made the Rawlings/ABCA second team after…

Penn State Behrend falls in NCAA tournament

   May 17, 2013 12:32 am

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – The Penn State Behrend baseball team lost 3-2 to Wooster in the elimination game of the NCAA Division III championships at Rose-Hulman on Thursday. The Lions, who rallied for two runs in the bottom of the ninth inning but fell short in their comeback bid, finished their successful season with a 30-12 record. Vinny…

Behrend loses NCAA baseball opener, must win today

   May 16, 2013 10:35 am

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — The Penn State Behrend baseball team saw firsthand Wednesday night why Marietta is a longtime power in NCAA Division III baseball. The Lions (30-11), coming off a tremendous offensive performance in the AMCC tournament, had just six hits Wednesday in an 11-1 loss to the No. 14 Etta Express in a…

7 Behrend baseball players, coach claim all-AMCC honors

   May 14, 2013 2:11 pm

Seven Penn State Behrend baseball players and coach Paul Benim were honored by the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference today. Benim was named AMCC coach of the year for the fifth time, while Ryan Jacobs was selected as pitcher of the year and John Hlavinka was newcomer of the year. Benim led the Lions (30-10) to…