Posts tagged PSAC

Gannon’s Caliste named BSN Preseason All-American

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By | July 17, 2014 11:48 pm | 0 Comments

 

Gannon senior return specialist Justin Caliste was named to the Beyond Sports Network NCAA Division II Preseason All-America third team this week. Caliste was named to the BSN Preseason second team in 2012. The Roseville, Calif., native is a three-time All-PSAC player, including back-to-back first-team selections the past two seasons. Caliste set the Knights’ single-season record… View Article

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Gannon claims 4 Top Team GPA Awards in PSAC

By | July 16, 2014 12:21 am | 0 Comments

 

Gannon finished as the runner-up in the PSAC in the Top Team GPA Awards from the 2013-14 academic year. The awards honor the teams with the top cumulative team grade-point average in each of the 21 sponsored sports within the PSAC. The league hosts 23 championships, however, indoor and outdoor track and field are counted… View Article

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Area PSAC student-athletes excel in classroom

By | July 3, 2014 9:48 pm | 0 Comments

 

As fans of college sports, we sometimes can forget we root for teams that are comprised of student-athletes. The student always comes before the athlete. So it’s nice to see area universities are producing many well-rounded individuals who excel in the classroom, as well as on the field/court/etc… Gannon had a school-record 186 student-athletes named… View Article

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Hansen, Papich earn NCAA Woman of the Year nominees

By | June 25, 2014 12:35 am | 0 Comments

 

Recent graduates Sarah Hansen (Florida Gulf Coast) and Jen Papich (Gannon) have finished their college basketball careers, but each earned another accolade to cap their impressive résumés. Both were named as NCAA Woman of the Year nominees this week. The award honors women who excel inside and outside college athletics. Hansen, a General McLane graduate,… View Article

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Spano earns 450th coaching win with Mercyhurst baseball team

By | April 23, 2014 12:59 am | 0 Comments

 

Mercyhurst had a convincing doubleheader sweep of IUP at Indiana (Pa.) on Tuesday. In the process, head coach Joe Spano reached a milestone. The Lakers routed the Crimson Hawks 20-7 in the first game, setting a program record for runs in a game since joining the PSAC in 2009. The Lakers won the nightcap 8-2 in a game… View Article

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5 area athletes named to PSAC Winter Top 10

By | April 11, 2014 2:35 pm | 0 Comments

 

Five area athletes were named PSAC Winter Top 10 award winners. The PSAC Top 10 Awards recognizes student-athletes who excel in the classroom and in athletics. Mercyhurst wrestler Dylan D’Urso, Edinboro indoor track athlete Tabitha Bemis, Edinboro basketball player Valerie Majewski and Gannon basketball players Adam Blazek and Jen Papich were named to the Top… View Article

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Mercyhurst’s Altavilla throws no-hitter

By | March 22, 2014 12:58 am | 0 Comments

 

Junior right-hander Dan Altavilla threw a no-hitter to lead the Mercyhurst baseball team to a 3-0 win over Clarion in Game 1 of a doubleheader Friday at Mercyhurst Baseball Field. Altavilla is the third Lakers pitcher to throw a no-hitter in coach Joe Spano’s time at Mercyhurst. Clarion won the second game 2-1. Altavilla struck out… View Article

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Shippensburg freshman guard played in Burger King Classic

By | January 10, 2014 5:44 pm | 0 Comments

 

Shippensburg freshman guard Abe Massaley, who put on a superb show with 27 points in Wednesday’s 84-81 PSAC crossover loss at Edinboro, might be remembered by Erie high school hoops fans as a senior at Imhotep Charter. Massaley scored 21 points in two games as Imhotep Charter won back-to-back games to win the Burger King… View Article

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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… View Article

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Gannon, Mercyhurst open PSAC seasons with success

By | November 21, 2013 2:04 am | 0 Comments

 

It was a busy night of early-season college basketball as the Gannon and Mercyhurst teams combined to go 4-0 in PSAC West openers Wednesday. • The Gannon men tipped off their season with a 59-51 victory against Cal at the Hammermill Center. Adam Blazek’s 20 points led the Knights in front of 1,215 fans at the ‘Mill…. View Article

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