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Campus clips: St. Vincent men's cross country dominates own meet

Bill Beckner Jr.
| Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, 7:18 p.m.

Sophomore Will Greene won the individual title with his best performance of the season, and St. Vincent captured the victory at its home cross country invitational.

Greene finished in 27 minutes, 39.68 seconds to lead four top-five SVC runners. Senior Alex Kreiger (27.56.71) finished third, senior Laurence Jaross (28:17.77) was fourth and freshman Frankie King (Greensburg Salem) was fifth at 28:19.96.

Greene was selected as the PAC and ECAC Division III South runner of the week, while King was named PAC and ECAC rookie of the week.

St. Vincent

Senior Maggie Czapski finished second individually and helped host SVC win the team title at the St. Vincent Invitational. Czapski finished in 24:34.44.

Sophomore Jessica Brinker was fifth, senior Libby Volna eighth and freshman Macy White (Mt. Pleasant) ninth. White was named PAC and ECAC South rookie of the week.

Westmoreland C.C.C.

The Wolfpak opened the week ranked No. 5 in the NJCAA Division III poll.

Men's golf


Junior Javon Trout (Hempfield) shot a 1-under-par 70 to claim the individual title at the La Roche Invitational at Wildwood Golf Club. UPG finished seventh overall. Trout was named AMCC Golfer of the Week.

St. Vincent

Freshman J.P. Duffy was named PAC Rookie of the Week after a second-place finish at the Grove City Fall Invitational. He shot 73.

Women's golf

St. Vincent

Freshman Sydney Ball shot 84 to take medalist honors and lead the Bearcats to the team title at the Westminster Invitational. She was named PAC Golfer of the Week, and rookie of the week for the third time this season.

At the St. Vincent Fall Invitational, sophomore Maddie Leya shot a career-best 81 as SVC finished second overall.

Seton Hill

Junior Megan Smoulder shot 79 to claim first place and lead the Griffins to the team championship at the St. Vincent Invitational at Glengarry Golf Links.

Women's volleyball

Cal (Pa.)

Senior Taylor Solo (Penn-Trafford) had a team-high 19 assists in a 3-0 victory over Cheyney and had 34 assists and a pair of service aces in a 3-1 win over West Chester.

Penn State Behrend

Junior setter Lexi Irwin (Hempfield) had 11 assists and six kills in a tri-match sweep against Alfred State and Lyndon State.

Women's soccer

Grove City

Morgan Vensel (Franklin Regional) assisted a goal in the Wolverines win over regionally ranked Mt. Union.

Seton Hill

Junior keeper Jessica Neill posted her fifth shutout in goal as the Griffins (6-2-1) blanked Cal (Pa.), 2-0. Junior Emily LoPresti scored her seventh goal of the season and freshman Syaani Harris her fifth.

Bill Beckner Jr. is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach him at or via Twitter @BillBeckner.

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