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Westmoreland campus clippings: Seton Hill's LoPresti rakes in postseason honors

Bill Beckner Jr.
| Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, 6:21 p.m.
Sophomore outside midfielder Katie Kimmich, a Franklin Regional grad, scored goals in nonconference wins against Wheeling Jesuit and Alderson Broaddus this season.
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Sophomore outside midfielder Katie Kimmich, a Franklin Regional grad, scored goals in nonconference wins against Wheeling Jesuit and Alderson Broaddus this season.
Carolyn Appleby, IUP
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Carolyn Appleby, IUP

A women's soccer season at Seton Hill wouldn't be complete without Emily LoPresti making all-conference.

The junior forward garnered all-PSAC honors for the third time in her career, most recently earning a first-team nod after helping the Griffins to a record-breaking season.

She was a third-teamer as a freshman and made the second team as a sophomore.

LoPresti led the team and conference in goals (16), including nine winners. She finished with 35 points.

In addition, sophomore forward Katie Kimmich (Franklin Regional) and junior goalkeeper Jessica Neill made the all-PSAC third team.

Kimmich had 17 points, and Neill was 12-6-1 with six shutouts and a 1.27 goals-against average.

The team set a program record for wins as an NCAA program (12) and made the conference playoffs for the first time, where Seton Hill lost to Kutztown in the first round. The Griffins finished 10-0 at home.

Women's soccer

Duquesne

Junior midfielder Casey Aunkst (Penn-Trafford) was named to the all-Atlantic-10 first team. She scored two goals and added an assist for the Dukes (11-5-3), who made the A-10 championship game.

Senior midfielder Malea Fabian (Greensburg Central Catholic) has an assist in 19 games for the Dukes.

IUP

Senior Cassidy LeDonne (Franklin Regional) was named to the all-PSAC first team. LeDonne had two goals and an assist in 17 games for the Crimson Hawks (12-6).

St. Francis (Pa.)

Senior defender Allison LaDuke (Latrobe) started 18 games and had two assists for the Red Flash (10-7-2), who repeated as NEC champions.

Pitt-Greensburg

Senior Camille Hickman and junior Bri Burgunder were named to the AMCC postseason all-tournament team. UPG (9-8-1) lost to Franciscan, 4-3, in the first round of the conference tournament.

Football

Allegheny

Junior running back Tyler Balla (Greensburg Central Catholic) rushed for 157 yards and two touchdowns on 24 carries in a 48-41 loss to Wabash. Balla has topped 100 yards four times this season for the Gators (3-6, 2-6).

Duquesne

Senior Carter Henderson (Franklin Regional) made a career-high 16 tackles, nine solo, in the Dukes' 27-24 loss to Liberty.

Seton Hill

Senior running back Jarvis McClam ran for a school-record 291 yards on just 11 carries, but the Griffins fell to 0-10 with a 77-38 loss to Slippery Rock. McClam scored three touchdowns.

The previous record was 253 yards by Antwarn Jones.

McClam was named PSAC West Football Offensive Athlete of the Week.

Men's basketball

Holy Cross

Freshman Austin Butler (Latrobe) scored 12 points in his college debut, a 74-52 win over Assumption in an exhibition game. He shot 6 of 8 from the field and added three rebounds and three assists.

Women's basketball

IUP

Junior point guard Carolyn Appleby (Greensburg Central Catholic) scored 20 points to lead the Crimson Hawks to a 73-68 exhibition win at Pitt.

Appleby, who led the team in scoring as a sophomore, had one turnover in 33 minutes.

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