Behrend volleyball team sweeps first AMCC matches

September 25, 2018

ERIE, Pa. — The women’s volleyball team at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, is 2-0 in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference after straight-set wins against Franciscan and Penn State Altoona. Setter Lexi Irwin, a senior from Greensburg, was named AMCC Player of the Week.

The college's soccer, golf, cross-country, tennis and water polo teams also were in action last week. Here are the highlights:

Men’s soccer

Penn State Behrend 5, La Roche 1

Grove City 1, Penn State Behrend 0

Ryan Maurer, a senior from Cranberry Township, scored two goals against La Roche. His second came on a penalty kick.

Women’s soccer

Penn State Behrend 5, La Roche 2

Grove City 4, Penn State Behrend 0

Emily Indof, a sophomore from Greensburg, scored three goals against La Roche. She added two assists.

Men’s cross-country

Second (of four teams) at the Franciscan Invitational

Zach Wortman, a sophomore from St. Mary’s, finished second overall, running the 8K in 27:56.66.

Women’s cross-country

Second (of four teams) at the Franciscan Invitational

Hanna Drozynski, a freshman from Stoneboro, led the Lions with a third-place finish. She completed the 6K race in 25:51.48.

Men’s golf

Fifth (of 16 teams) at the Mercyhurst Invitational

Fourth (of 10 teams) at the La Roche Invitational

Dan Thomas, a sophomore from Moon Township, tied for third overall at the La Roche Invitational. He shot a team-low 77.

Women’s volleyball

Penn State Behrend 3, Franciscan 0

Penn State Behrend 3, Penn State Altoona 0

Penn State Behrend 3, Grove City 0

Baldwin Wallace 3, Penn State Behrend 0

Dani Kosslow, a freshman from Pittsburgh, recorded a season-best 14 kills and 13 digs against Grove City.

Women’s tennis

Westminster 9, Penn State Behrend 0

Penn State Altoona 9, Penn State Behrend 0

Men’s water polo

Iona 19, Penn State Behrend 4

Scores, results and updates for Penn State Behrend athletics are posted at psblions.com.

Last Updated September 25, 2018