Behrend tennis team wins AMCC championship

April 27, 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.

ERIE, Pa. — The Penn State Behrend women’s tennis team won the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference championship, upsetting top-ranked Pitt-Greensburg by a score of 5-4 at the Westwood Racquet Club. The win gives the Lions their first conference title since 2015.

Erica Jasinski, a sophomore from Fairview, led the way at No. 1 singles, winning 7-6 (9-7), 2-6, 10-5.

Other highlights from the week:

Baseball

  • Penn State Behrend 7, Oberlin 0
  • Oberlin 6, Penn State Behrend 3
  • Penn State Behrend 1, Alfred State 0
  • Penn State Behrend 5, Alfred State 1

Braden Paulinellie, a senior from DuBois, batted 4-for-4 in the opener against Oberlin, earning three runs and an RBI. He earned two more RBIs in the nightcap.

Softball

  • Penn State Behrend 7, Hilbert 1
  • Penn State Behrend 11, Hilbert 3 (5 innings)

The Lions are 18-4 on the season and 10-2 in conference play. They have won 13 straight games.

Men’s golf

  • Second (of five teams) at the Mt. Aloysius Spring Invitational

Jake Caldwell, a freshman from Belle Vernon, tied for first overall in a field of 31 golfers. He shot a season-low score of 77.

Men’s track and field

Amory Coleman-Reeves, a sophomore from Erie, won the 100-meter dash at the Behrend Invitational, finishing in 11.10 seconds. He also won the 200-meter dash, finishing in 22.24 seconds — a career-best time.

Women’s track and field

The 4x100 relay team — Haley Felton, Kira Nicholson, Maria Campbell and Madison Kappeler — won its race at the Behrend Invitational, finishing in 56.46.

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

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Last Updated April 27, 2021