Penn State Altoona athletics round-up Feb. 23-March 11

Baseball

Penn State Altoona 6, Eastern Mennonite University 4

Eastern Mennonite University 7, Penn State Altoona 6

Montclair State University 1, Penn State Altoona 0

Montclair State University 11, Penn State Altoona 1

Waynesburg University 11, Penn State Altoona 9

Waynesburg University 4, Penn State Altoona 3

Penn State Altoona 13, John Carroll University 11

Trine University 22, Penn State Altoona 6

#9 Concordia University 15, Penn State Altoona 5

Rochester Institute of Technology 9, Penn State Altoona 3

#21 Wheaton College 4, Penn State Altoona 0

Penn State Altoona 17, Penn State Abington 6

Lions senior centerfielder Jim Shomberg (Lansdale, PA/Methacton) currently ranks second in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference in  runs batted in (12) through his team’s first 12 games of the season.

Men’s Basketball

Bethany College 71, Penn State Altoona 66

Senior guard/forward Ishimeal Nance (Muscle Shoals, AL/Muscle Shoals) has garnered numerous high profile postseason awards for his excellent 2017-18 season, including being voted the AMCC’s Player of the Year, first team All-Conference, and second team All-Great Lakes District, as well as being selected to compete in the 2018 Reese’s Division III College All-Star Game in a national fan vote.

Men’s Tennis

Geneva College 7, Penn State Altoona 2

Freshman Parag Dharbhamulla (Johnstown, PA/Westmont Hilltop) had a win in No. 2 singles for Penn State Altoona in its exhibition match against Geneva on Saturday, Feb. 24.

Men’s Volleyball

Penn State Behrend 3, Penn State Altoona 2

Senior middle hitter Dan Downs (Reading, PA/Daniel Boone) had 16 kills, two solo blocks, and two block assists in the Lions’ tough 3-2 loss to Penn State Behrend on Saturday, Feb. 24.

Softball

Penn State Altoona 3, Bridgewater College 2

Bridgewater College 5, Penn State Altoona 3

Penn State Altoona 6, Elms College 2

Drew University 7, Penn State Altoona 0

Geneva College 6, Penn State Altoona 3

Penn State Altoona 21, Anna Maria College 11

Penn State Altoona 3, Clark University 0

Waynesburg University 4, Penn State Altoona 1

Penn State Altoona 6, Rivier College 4

Penn State Altoona 9, Albion College 4

Penn State Altoona 5, Kenyon College 2

Edgewood College 2, Penn State Altoona 1

Lady Lions junior shortstop Haley Giedroc (Howard, PA/Bald Eagle) has gotten off to a strong start with the bat, hitting .375 with 10 runs scored, eight stolen bases, six RBI, and four doubles in her team’s first 12 games. Meanwhile, sophomore pitcher Sidney Shultz (Runville, PA/Bald Eagle) holds a team-best 2.04 earned run average and a 3-2 record in six starts in the circle.

Last Updated March 12, 2018