Posts tagged Penn State Behrend

Area student-athletes claim academic honors

By | July 24, 2014 5:44 pm | 0 Comments

The academic accolades keep pouring in this week for area college student-athletes. Here’s this week’s list of area honorees: ▀ Penn State Behrend basketball players Mike Knoll and Dan Kress were named to the 2013-14 National Association of Basketball Coaches Honors Court. Knoll, a 6-foot 6-inch forward who graduated from Cathedral Prep, averaged 6.1 points and…

 

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Behrend leads AMCC in final D-III Learfield Cup standings

By | June 5, 2014 12:08 am | 0 Comments

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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3 Behrend athletes named to AMCC All-Sportsmanship Team

By | May 29, 2014 11:59 pm | 0 Comments

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…

 

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Behrend’s Obenrader claims NCAA D-III javelin title

By | May 24, 2014 6:39 pm | 0 Comments

Penn State Behrend freshman Mitchell Obenrader had a gold-medal winning throw of 67.01 meters (219 feet, 10 inches) Saturday to win the javelin event at the NCAA Division III championships at Ohio Wesleyan’s George Gauthier Track. Obenrader easily eclipsed his school-record throw on the way to the title. Behrend freshman Malik Moffett-Pulliam, a Cathedral Prep…

 

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On Campus notebook: Samluk, Cosgrove excel in softball

By | May 11, 2014 7:00 am | 0 Comments

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…

 

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Behrend falls in UVC quarterfinals

By | April 12, 2014 11:26 pm | 0 Comments

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’s Moffett-Pulliam a quad winner at Quad Meet

By | April 5, 2014 11:34 pm | 0 Comments

Malik Moffett-Pulliam is putting together an excellent freshman season for the Penn State Behrend track and field team. Moffett-Pulliam, a sprinter/jumper who graduated from Cathedral Prep, won three individual events and was part of the winning 400-meter relay team Saturday at the Carnegie Mellon Quad Meet. The Behrend men won the four-team meet. Moffett-Pulliam won the 100…

 

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On Campus notebook: D’Ambrosio bound for Hall of Fame again

By | January 26, 2014 7:00 am | 0 Comments

Jay D’Ambrosio, a 1990 Fairview High School graduate, will be inducted into the Grove City College Athletic Hall of Fame on Feb. 22. D’Ambrosio is a six-time NCAA Division III All-American swimmer who excelled in the backstroke from 1990-94. In 2002, D’Ambrosio was inducted into the Grove City Swimming and Diving Hall of Fame and…

 

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Some area basketball games remain before new year

By | December 27, 2013 3:28 pm | 0 Comments

The area college basketball season gets back into full swing after the holiday break. However, there are a few games remaining on the docket before the new year. The Penn State Behrend women (1-6) play Gordon in the Land of Magic Tournament at Daytona Beach, Fla., Saturday at 8 p.m. The Lions then return to…

 

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On Campus notebook: Behrend dominates in fall sports

By | December 8, 2013 7:00 am | 0 Comments

The Penn State Behrend fall sports teams set the bar high for the Lions’ future programs. The Lions made AMCC history by winning every fall championship, resulting in a commanding lead atop the Presidents Cup standings. The Lions are in first with 
67 points, followed by Penn State Altoona (451⁄2). Read about Behrend’s accomplishment and…

 

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