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College notes: Seton Hill’s Malara grabs prestigious track award

By Paul Schofield
Seton Hill senior Nicole Malara (Mt. Pleasant) became the first Seton Hill competitor to win the Mondschein Multi award at the Kutztown multi meet. She turned in career-best marks in nearly every category and broke a 4-year-old Seton Hill record. Her 4,497 points are an NCAA provisional qualifying mark and rank ...

District college notebook: Sleith becomes RMU softball’s all-time strikeout leader
By Jeff Vella
TOP PERFORMERS Robert Morris • Senior pitcher Nicole Sleith (Yough) broke the school’s all-time strikeout record in helping the Colonials to a pair of shutouts ...
Diminutive IUP senior Timko comes up aces
By Jeff Vella
IUP senior Tanya Timko carries a 3.97 GPA, but even she might have trouble with this question: What’s more impressive — her grades, her tennis accomplishments or her gene pool? Timko, a Chartiers-Houston graduate who is majoring in psychology, would have a 4.0 except for one B during the first semester of ...
Ex-Pitt cornerback and Clairton graduate Howard to join Slippery Rock football team
By Jerry DiPaola
Slippery Rock coach George Mihalik confirmed that former Pitt cornerback Titus Howard will enroll at his school and join the football team. Howard, a Clairton graduate, said April 7 he planned to go to Slippery Rock. He was suspended last season by Pitt and dismissed before the start of spring ...
Jeannette grad Cortazzo happy with move to Seton Hill
By Brian Knavish
There’s no arguing it. Delaney Cortazzo is a good softball player, excelling at a level she’s played throughout her life. Now, the Jeannette High School ...
A-K Valley campus clippings: Kiski Area grad Brown powers Slippery Rock baseball
By Bill Beckner Jr.
Logan Brown seems to have found his comfort zone, both in terms of the college baseball team he’s playing for and in his game. Brown, a Kiski Area graduate and sophomore outfielder at Slippery Rock, leads the Rock (19-14, 10-10 PSAC) in home runs with seven. He has started 32 games ...
A-K Valley campus clippings: Nealer gives Gators lift on senior day
By Bill Beckner Jr.
After a pair of impressive doubleheaders, senior Caitlin Nealer (Valley) garnered North Coast Athletic Conference Softball Player of the Week honors. Nealer gave Allegheny a spark ...
PSGA baseball team faces daunting conference schedule
By Dave Mackall
With a little more than two weeks left in the regular season, 14 conference games still remain on the Penn State Greater Allegheny baseball schedule. It’s a huge challenge for any college team. “The weather hasn’t been good. The games have been spaced out so far,” coach Mark Jackson said. “But the ...
College notes: Green wins at Tennessee Relays
By Paul Schofield
Virginia Tech sophomore Hanna Green picked up in the outdoor season where she left off in the indoor season. Green, a Latrobe grad, won the women’s 1,500-meter run at the Tennessee Relays. Her time of 4 minutes, 23.20 seconds led the pack and helped Virginia Tech dominate the race as five ...
Baxter showing versatility for Slippery Rock softball team
By Jerry Clark
The Slippery Rock softball squad has players of different skill sets, but one player is of great help to coach Stacey Rice. Caitlin Baxter is ...
College notebook: Hempfield’s grad hammers down victory for Louisville
By Paul Schofield
Louisville junior Rachel Serafin (Hempfield) won the women’s hammer throw at the Florida Relays on Saturday. She threw a personal best of 189 feet, 6 inches ...
D-I transfer revs up game for Point Park baseball
By Chuck Curti
Speed doesn’t take a day off. That’s one of the mantras espoused by Point Park baseball coach Loren Torres. And speed is among the qualities ...
Jeannette’s Hall impressing early as freshman at Carlow
By Brian Knavish
As a freshman pitcher on a college softball team with a deep pitching staff, Nicole Hall has to be patient and wait for her chances. Last ...
District college notebook: Records fall at Seton Hill, IUP
By Jeff Vella
TOP PERFORMERS Seton Hill • Senior Brett Sullivan (5-0) set a school record with his 28th career victory, helping the No. 6 Griffins to a ...
Seton Hill’s Grove honored by YWCA as Coach of the Year
By Karen Price
Now in the second year of her second stint as coach of the Seton Hill women’s lacrosse team, Courtney Grove is still happy she made ...
College notes: Monteparte’s home run rallies Geneva
By Paul Schofield
Latrobe graduate Anthony Monteparte went 3 for 4, including a walk-off three-run home run in the bottom of a six-run seventh inning, to help lift Geneva to an 8-7 victory against Waynesburg in a Presidents’ Athletic Conference baseball game over the weekend. The sophomore third baseman also had a double and ...