Behrend baseball team wins I-90 Cup

March 26, 2019

ERIE, Pa. — Penn State Behrend’s baseball team won the I-90 Cup with two wins over Fredonia. The Lions jumped to an early lead in the second game, scoring five runs in the first inning.

The college’s track and field, volleyball, golf, tennis and water polo teams also were in action last week. Here are the highlights:

Baseball

Penn State Behrend 2, Fredonia 1

Penn State Behrend 11, Fredonia 10

Penn State Behrend 8, Waynesburg 3

Penn State Behrend 12, Waynesburg 5

Phil Myers, a senior from DuBois, pitched a complete game in the opener against Fredonia. Scott Sada, a senior from Saegertown, led the offense with a double, a triple and two runs.

Men’s track and field

Braeden Smith, a sophomore from Erie, placed second in the high jump at the Cal U Early Bird Invite. He jumped a height of 1.96 meters. Jack Georgetson, a sophomore from Aliquippa, placed second in the pole vault, qualifying for the All-Atlantic Championships.

Women’s track and field

Courtney Sargent, a senior from Erie, won the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Cal U Early Bird Invite, finishing in 12:10.76. Haley Yenchik, a senior from Cecil, won the pole vault, clearing a height of 3.60 meters.

Men’s volleyball

Stevenson 3, Penn State Behrend 2

Penn State Behrend 3, Wilkes 0

Penn State Behrend 3, Mount Union 1

Head coach Phil Pisano earned his 100th career win with the victory over Mount Union.

Men’s tennis

Penn State Behrend 7, Penn State Altoona 2

Penn State Behrend 5, Mount Aloysius 4

Houghton 9, Penn State Behrend 0

Beldon Tuttle, a sophomore from Fairview, won at No. 6 singles to tip the match against Mount Aloysius. He defeated Devon Mountain 6-1, 6-2.

Women’s tennis

Houghton 8, Penn State Behrend 1

Maggie Donley, a freshman from Pittsburgh, won at No. 6 singles, defeating Maddison Soth 6-2, 6-4.

Men’s golf

Fifth (of seven teams) at the Carnegie Mellon Spring Invitational

Daniel Thomas, a sophomore from Moon Township, led the Lions with a score of 77. He placed ninth.

Women’s water polo

Penn State Behrend 14, Washington & Jefferson 10

Grove City 14, Penn State Behrend 12

Connecticut College 14, Penn State Behrend 13 (2OT)

Penn State Behrend 12, Utica 6

Lauren Wood, a senior from Vernon Hills, Illinois, scored six goals against Grove City and three against Washington & Jefferson. She now holds the school record for goals in a season, with 67.

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

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Last Updated March 26, 2019