Behrend cross country team wins AMCC championship

March 30, 2021

Penn State Behrend’s athletics teams have resumed intercollegiate and exhibition play, with increased COVID-19 testing of student-athletes and restrictions on attendance at all home events. The college’s teams are abiding by all NCAA guidelines regarding the safe conduct of sports during the pandemic.

The Penn State Behrend men’s cross country team won the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference championship, with Behrend runners in five of the top 10 spots. Phoenix Myers, a junior from Erie, placed second, finishing in 18:36.68. Jake Lehotsky, a senior from Erie, placed third, finishing in 18:46.12.

Savanna Carr, a senior from Franklin, won the individual women’s championship, finishing in 24:18.88.

Other highlights from the week:

Baseball

  • Penn State Behrend 5, Pitt-Greensburg 0
  • Penn State Behrend 6, Pitt-Greensburg 5 (10 innings)
  • Hiram 4, Penn State Behrend 2
  • Penn State Behrend 3, Hiram 4
  • Penn State Behrend 3, Penn State Altoona 1
  • Penn State Behrend 14, Penn State Altoona 5
  • Allegheny 8, Penn State Behrend 5

Thomas Zbezinski, a junior from Gibsonia, pitched a shut-out in the opener against Pitt-Greensburg. He pitched the entire game, striking out eight batters.

Softball

  • Penn State Behrend 12, Pitt-Greensburg 7
  • Pitt-Greensburg 8, Penn State Behrend 5
  • Carnegie Mellon 5, Penn State Behrend 0
  • Penn State Behrend 7, Carnegie Mellon 6
  • Penn State Behrend 10, Allegheny 5
  • Penn State Behrend 11, Allegheny 3 (6 innings)

Kylee Bundy, a junior from DuBois, hit a two-run homer in the first inning in the season opener against Allegheny. She hit another two-run homer in the third. Kayla Lindberg, a freshman from Austinburg, Ohio, pitched the complete game, striking out nine batters.

Men’s volleyball

  • Geneva 3, Penn State Behrend 1
  • Medaille 3, Penn State Behrend 0

Logan Hering, a freshman from North East, had 20 kills and 12 digs against Geneva. Colin Dedert, a senior from Pittsburgh, added 17 kills.

Men’s basketball

  • Penn State Behrend 82, Medaille 73

Women’s basketball

  • Penn State Behrend 83, Hilbert 49
  • Penn State Behrend 82, Medaille 61

Women’s water polo

  • Grove City 12, Penn State Behrend 11
  • Mercyhurst 11, Penn State Behrend 3
  • Austin 17, Penn State Behrend 4
  • Gannon 15, Penn State Behrend 4

Chloe Dodgen, a sophomore from Riverside, California, made 10 saves against Austin. She had six more — and two steals — against Gannon.

Men’s tennis

  • Penn State Behrend 7, Medaille 2
  • Edinboro 9, Penn State Behrend 0

The Lions won all three doubles matches against Medaille. Kyle Thomas, a senior from Erie, and Noah Colvin, a senior from Warren, won in the No. 1 bracket, finishing 8-4.

Women’s tennis

  • Penn State Behrend 8, Medaille 1
  • Edinboro 9, Penn State Behrend 0

Marissa Bowles, a senior from South Orange, New Jersey, and Jada Donatien, a junior from Brooklyn, New York, won a tiebreaker at No. 1 doubles against Medaille, finishing 8-7 (7-3). Bowles also won at No. 2 singles, finishing 6-0, 6-1.

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

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Last Updated March 30, 2021