Penn State Altoona athletics roundup

ALTOONA, Pa. — Penn State Altoona offers varsity athletics scores and results from Feb. 17-23.

Men’s basketball:

Penn State Behrend 90, Penn State Altoona 78

Penn State Altoona 80, Hilbert College 79 (AMCC Tournament, First Round)

Penn State Altoona won its first AMCC Tournament playoff game in nine years on Wednesday, Feb. 22, when the No. 4 seed Lions defeated No. 5 Hilbert 80-79 at Adler Gym. Junior guard/forward Ishimeal Nance (Muscle Shoals, Alabama/Muscle Shoals/Snead State Community College) scored a season-high 29 points for the Lions in the win.

Men’s volleyball

Penn State Altoona 3, Hilbert College 0

Penn State Altoona 3, Medaille College 0

Penn State Altoona 3, D’Youville College 0

Sophomore libero Waldemar Rivera-Berrios (Toa Alta, Puerto Rico/Samuel Clemens) won the North Eastern Athletic Conference’s Defensive Player of the Week award on Tuesday, Feb. 21, for the fourth consecutive week after finishing with 37 digs (4.63 digs per set) in his team’s three wins the previous week.

Women’s basketball:

Penn State Behrend 85, Penn State Altoona 60

In their final career games on Saturday, Feb. 18, at Penn State Behrend, Penn State Altoona senior guards Brittany Boslet (Altoona, Pennsylvania/Bishop Guilfoyle) and Nicole Gripp (Tyrone, Pennsylvania/Tyrone) scored 15 points and 11 points, respectively.

Last Updated March 07, 2017