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College notebook: Seton Hill baseball team signs 4

By Staff Reports
Seton Hill baseball coach Marc Marizzaldi signed four players to letters-of-intent during the early signing period. The players are Knoch infielder Chris Law, California outfielder Aaron Previsky, Derry Area first baseman Cameron Gerhard and Lakota West (Ohio) pitcher Andrew Huser. Law hit .447 with seven doubles and two triples during his junior ...

Fox Chapel grad nabs all-conference women’s soccer honor at Allegheny
By Marty Stewart
Jessie Thiessen, a 2013 Fox Chapel graduate, has had nothing but success since stepping onto the soccer field for Allegheny College. As a freshman, she ...
Vulcan women perfect in PSAC
By The Valley Independent
The California University of Pennsylvania women’s basketball team remained red-hot while the men were cooled down in their PSAC twinbill against Kutztown at the Convocation ...
Cal U 2014-15 Hall of Fame class set
By For The Valley Independent
Three individuals will comprise California University of Pennsylvania’s 20th Athletic Hall of Fame class. The 2014-2015 inductees are Roger Gordon, Class of 1997 (men’s soccer); Kim Miller, Class of 2009 (softball); and Darcie Vincent (women’s basketball coach). These former Vulcan standouts will be officially inducted at the Cal U Athletic Hall of ...
Jeannette native vying for D-III football title with Mount Union
By Brian Knavish
There’s one game left in Pat Mahoney’s college career and it’s the most important game of them all. Mahoney, a Jeannette native, is the starting right ...
District college notes: SVC’s Mathers gets PAC honor
By Paul Schofield
St. Vincent post-graduate forward Taylor Mathers (Laurel Highlands/Uniontown) was named Eastern College Athletic Conference South Women’s Basketball Player of the Week. Mathers is averaging 19.6 points and 8.0 rebounds. SVC is 7-1. Mathers has scored at least 17 points in every game, including 21 against Chatham, 20 against Bethany, 18 versus ...
Cal U men, women sweep Shippensburg
By The Valley Independent
California University’s men’s and women’s basketball teams continued their impressive play in the PSAC Tuesday night. Hosting Shippensburg, the women won, 62-47, while the men came out on top, 62-60. In the first game, the Vulcans (8-1, 5-0) got 22 points from Kaitlynn Fratz while Emma Mahady had 12 points and five ...
District college notebook: Bowman’s hat trick comes in milestone wins for PSU women’s hockey
By Jeff Vella
TOP PERFORMERS Penn State • Sophomore Laura Bowman recorded the second hat trick in program history as the women’s hockey team beat No. 6 Mercyhurst, ...
Campus clippings: Pitt-Greensburg’s Heinle named player of the week
By Bill Beckner Jr.
Brian Heinle is listed as a wing on the Pitt-Greensburg basketball roster. He’s been more like the pilot of late for the Bobcats. The senior from St. Joseph was named the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week after helping UPG to a pair of wins. He averaged 17 points ...
What’s on tap in NCAA women’s basketball
By Karen Price
This week’s don’t miss game No. 7 Stanford at No. 11 Tennessee 1 p.m. Saturday, ESPN After achieving the nearly impossible task of defeating Connecticut in the second game of the season (88-86 in double overtime), the Cardinal have had trouble against other ranked opponents. They fell in overtime to No. ...
District college notes: UPG’s Biddle gets AMCC honor
By Paul Schofield
Pitt-Greensburg senior forward Morgan Biddle was named the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference women’s basketball Athlete of the Week after helping the Bobcats to a 1-1 mark last week, averaging a double-double with 20 points per game and 10 rebounds. She shot 54 percent from the floor, went 10-10 on ...
Seton-La Salle grad O’Keefe nets Franciscan University volleyball’s MVP award
By Ray Fisher
Seton-La Salle graduate Amy O’Keefe, a senior setter at Franciscan University, was named most valuable player of the women’s volleyball team in 2014. The announcement was ...
New athletic director eyes big changes at Penn State Greater Allegheny
By Dave Mackall
With a full-time athletic director in place, Penn State Greater Allegheny is hoping for better things in sports. Better performance, better recruiting, better facilities. “It’s hard to recruit to small schools like this,” said PSGA women’s soccer coach Amanda Baldinger, who doubles on the administrative side as sports information director. “Having an ...
Plum grad sets new Penn State-Behrend swim records
By Michael Love
Plum 2013 graduate Mia Pietropola, a sophomore on the Penn State-Behrend women’s swim team, had a record-breaking weekend at the Fredonia Blue Devil Invitational. She first broke the school record in the 200 IM twice in one night, setting the new mark in the preliminaries and then erasing that with a ...
Murawski a natural selection on 60th anniversary football team
By Brian Knavish
Baldwin’s Murawski a natural selection on PAC’s 60th anniversary football team ...
Baldwin soccer product named all-region with Clarion
By Ray Fisher
Clarion senior goalkeeper Laura Saussol, a Baldwin graduate, was honored as a second-team NSCAA/Continental Tire NCAA Division II Women’s All-Atlantic Region selection. Saussol is believed to ...