Penn State Altoona athletics round-up Sept. 7-27

September 28, 2018

Men’s golf

  • 11th Place in the Allegheny College Invitational
  • 1st Place in the Penn State Altoona Invitational
  • 2nd Place in the Mount Aloysius College Invitational
  • 9th Place in the La Roche College Invitational
  • 2nd Place in the Lycoming College Invitational

Sophomore Jimmy Gillespie (Glen Mills, Pennsylvania/Garnet Valley) is averaging a team-best 78.0 per round this season for the Lions, including shooting a 75 to win the individual title at the Lycoming College Invitational on Monday, Sept. 24.

Men’s soccer

  • Frostburg State University 5, Penn State Altoona 0
  • Saint Vincent College 2, Penn State Altoona 0
  • D’Youville College 3, Penn State Altoona 0
  • Penn State Altoona 3, Pitt-Greensburg 0
  • Juniata College 2, Penn State Altoona 1

Junior goalkeeper Tanner Yaw (Palmyra, Pennsylvania/Palmyra) moved into first place on the Penn State Altoona men’s soccer program’s all-time saves list during the Lions’ win over Pitt-Greensburg on Tuesday, Sept. 25. Yaw holds the top spot with 142 career saves and counting.

Women’s soccer

  • Penn State Altoona 2, Bethany College 0
  • Lycoming College 3, Penn State Altoona 1
  • Penn State Altoona 4, Juniata College 1
  • D’Youville College 1, Penn State Altoona 0
  • Pitt-Greensburg 1, Penn State Altoona 0
  • Washington & Jefferson College 1, Penn State Altoona 0

Freshman forward Sadie McConnell (New Enterprise, Pennsylvania/Northern Bedford) leads the women’s soccer team this season in goals scored (4) and points (9).

Women’s tennis

  • Penn State Altoona 5, D’Youville College 4
  • Penn State Altoona 8, Medaille College 1
  • Saint Vincent College 5, Penn State Altoona 4
  • Penn State Altoona 8, Pitt-Greensburg 1
  • Franciscan University 8, Penn State Altoona 1
  • Penn State Altoona 9, Penn State Behrend 0

Lady Lions freshman Jessica Stevens (Altoona, Pennsylvania/Altoona) has continued her great start to her collegiate tennis career, as she has posted a perfect 7-0 record in singles while playing all of her matches in the No. 1 spot.

Women’s volleyball

  • Lebanon Valley College 3, Penn State Altoona 0
  • Franklin & Marshall College 3, Penn State Altoona 0
  • Penn State Altoona 3, Penn State Berks 2
  • Penn State Harrisburg 3, Penn State Altoona 0
  • Chatham University 3, Penn State Altoona 2
  • Penn State Altoona 3, Medaille College 2
  • Penn State Behrend 3, Penn State Altoona 0
  • Shenandoah University 3, Penn State Altoona 2

Through the Lady Lions’ first 14 matches of the season, senior outside hitter Kelsey Bristol (Troy, Pennsylvania/Troy) ranks fifth in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference in kills per set (2.76), while fellow senior outside hitter Kaitlin Cassaday (Bel Air, Maryland/Bel Air) is second in the AMCC in service aces per set (0.52).

Last Updated October 01, 2018