Penn State Altoona athletics round-up April 10-16

Baseball

Pitt-Greensburg 19, Penn State Altoona 6

Pitt-Greensburg 16, Penn State Altoona 4

#21 La Roche College 5, Penn State Altoona 1

#21 La Roche College 10, Penn State Altoona 4

D’Youville College 12, Penn State Altoona 8

Penn State Altoona 16, D’Youville College 6

Lions sophomore outfielder Peter Jacobs (Dix Hills, NY/Half Hollow Hills West) hit .409 (9-for-22) last week with seven runs scored, three RBI, two doubles, and one home run.

Men’s tennis

Frostburg State University 7, Penn State Altoona 2

Franciscan University 9, Penn State Altoona 0

With his 6-4, 6-0 win in No. 2 singles on Friday, April 13, at Frostburg State University, senior Thomas Graden (Hummelstown, PA/Lower Dauphin) moved into a tie for second place on the Penn State Altoona men’s tennis team’s all-time singles wins record.

Men’s volleyball

Penn State Altoona 3, Medaille College 1 (NEAC Tournament, First Round)

Lancaster Bible College 3, Penn State Altoona 0 (NEAC Tourmament, Semifinal)

Four Lions were voted to the North Eastern Athletic Conference’s All-Conference squad last week. Senior middle hitter Dan Downs (Reading, PA/Daniel Boone) was voted first team All-NEAC, senior middle/opposite hitter Justin Bannister (Willow Hill, PA/Fannett-Metal) and sophomore libero Brandon Arentz (Mount Wolf, PA/Northeastern) were both second team selections, and sophomore setter Tommy Kisick (Latrobe, PA/Greater Latrobe) was a third team All-Conference pick.

Softball

Penn State Altoona 9, Pitt-Greensburg 5

Pitt-Greensburg 11, Penn State Altoona 10

Penn State Altoona 10, Juniata College 3

Penn State Altoona 6, Juniata College 6

Junior shortstop Haley Giedroc (Howard, PA/Bald Eagle) hit .500 (6-for-12) for the Lady Lions last week, finishing the week with 10 RBI, eight runs scored, four stolen bases, four walks, two home runs and two doubles.

Home games this week*

Tuesday, April 17

Softball vs. Mount Aloysius College (doubleheader) – 3 p.m. – Stewart Athletic Field

Wednesday, April 18

Men’s Tennis vs. Waynesburg – 4 p.m. – Leopold Tennis Courts at Altoona Area H.S.

Thursday, April 19

Softball vs. La Roche College (doubleheader) – 3 p.m. – Stewart Athletic Field

Saturday, April 21

Baseball vs. Penn State Behrend (doubleheader) – 1 p.m. – Juniata Civic Baseball Field

Sunday, April 22

Softball vs. D’Youville College (doubleheader) – 1 p.m. – Stewart Athletic Field

Baseball vs. Frostburg State University (single game) – 2 p.m. – Juniata Civic Baseball Field

*Please note: The start times, dates and location of outdoor sporting events are subject to change based on weather and field conditions. Please check www.psaltoonalions.com for any updates.

Last Updated April 16, 2018