Penn State Altoona athletics round-up Dec. 1-7

Men’s Basketball

Hilbert College 74, Penn State Altoona 71

Penn State Altoona 91, Franciscan University 49

Lions senior forward Dequan Jackson (Philadelphia, PA/Murrell Dobbins) was named the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference’s Player of the Week on Monday, Dec. 4, for his performance during the previous week. In two games, Jackson averaged 18.0 points per game, 8.5 rebounds per game, 4.0 steals per game, and 2.5 assists per game.

Men’s Swimming

Cabrini University 117, Penn State Altoona 73

Freshman Andrew Lesnett (Middletown, NY/Minisink Valley) picked up a first place finish for the Lions in their loss at Cabrini on Friday, Dec. 1, winning the 1,000 Yard Freestyle with a time of 11:37.00.

Women’s Bowling

12th Place in the Wilmington University DII-DIII Wildcat Invitational

Junior Nicole Watt (Altoona, PA/Bishop Guilfoyle) led the Lady Lions in the Wilmington Invitational on Dec. 1-3, posting a baker average of 15.3 and a traditional format average of 152.2 pins per game.

Women’s Basketball

Hilbert College 59, Penn State Altoona 50

Penn State Altoona 83, Franciscan University 37

In the Lady Lions’ past two games, senior forward Megan Wheeler (Lilly, PA/Penn Cambria) averaged a team-high 15.0 points per game and 11.0 rebounds per game.

Women’s Swimming

Cabrini University 129, Penn State Altoona 68

Sophomore Emily Booz (Berwyn, PA/Conestoga) earned two individual first places in the Lady Lions’ loss at Cabrini on Friday, Dec. 1. She won the 200 Yard Freestyle with a time of 2:09.68, and she later triumphed in the 100 Yard Backstroke when she clocked in at 1:06.98.

Last Updated December 11, 2017