Local college notes: Haines tosses 3-hitter
By Jeff Vella
Published: Thursday, April 4, 2013, 12:01 a.m.
•Junior left-hander Alex Haines (Hempfield) struck out eight in a three-hitter during a 10-0 victory over Pitt-Johnstown on Saturday. Haines improved to 4-0 with a 1.72 ERA entering Wednesday's games. He hadn't allowed an earned run in 14 straight innings.
•Sophomore Nate Savoyearned honorable mention All-America honors in the 100 back and 200 back at the NCAA swimming and diving championships over the weekend in Indianapolis. He also helped the 200 and 400 medley relay teams to All-America finishes.
•Redshirt sophomore volleyball playerNick Goodell (Ambridge) had 15 kills and five blocks for the No. 13 Nittany Lions (17-6) in a five-set victory overGeorge Mason on Saturday.
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• Junior pitcher E ddie Nogay
extended his scoreless innings streak to 132⁄3after throwing five shutout innings in a 10-0 victory over Geneva last week. He improved to 4-0 with a 0.69 ERA.
•SeniorKevin Jewel (East Allegheny) ran the fastest 800-meter time by a Division II athlete this season,finishing in 1:49.86 at the Raleigh Relays on Saturday. The time broke his school record of 1:51.19 and automatically qualified him for NCAAs.
•Sophomore Nicole Sleith (Yough) threw her first collegiate no-hitter, striking out 12, in a 5-0 win against Mt. St. Mary's on Friday. It was the first non-combined no-hitter for an RMU pitcher since 2003.
• Junior lacrosse player Haley Marafioti had 11 goals and six assists in two victories last week. She has 22 goals and a team-leading 41 points this season.
•Pitt-Johnstown senior basketball player Nick Novak (Franklin Regional) received honorable mention honors on the Division II Bulletin All-America team. Novak ranked 13th in the nation with 21.9 points per game.
•Arizona hired Washington & Jefferson College special teams coordinator and secondary coach Mike DiAngelo as a defensivegraduate assistant coach on Ri ch Rodriguez's staff. DiAngelo spent six seasons on W&J's staff.
•The 26th-ranked Pitt baseball team (20-6) extended its winning streak to nine games with an 11-7 triumph over Akron on Tuesday. Junior outfielder Casey Roche ranks among the Big East leaders with a .379 average, five homers, 33 RBI and 30 runs.
•The West Virginia baseball team (16-13) has won seven straight. Coach Randy Mazey earned his 200th career victory Saturday. He previously coached at Charleston Southern and East Carolina.
•Three former Mercyhurst women's hockey players are competing in this year's world championships. Meghan Agosta-Marciano and Bailey Bram are on Team Canada, while Kelley Steadman is playing for the U.S. The tournament began Tuesday and runs through this Tuesday in Ottawa. Canada beat the U.S., 3-2, in overtime Tuesday.
•The Indiana (Pa.) women's lacrosse team is off to a program-best 6-0 start.
•The Point Park men's golf team dominated its first competition as a member of the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, winning the eight-team Berea (Ky.) College Spring Tee-Off by 21 strokes.
• The Penn State women's lacrosse team moved from ninth to seventh in the deBeer media poll after a 16-11 upset of then-No. 2 Florida on Saturday. The Nittany Lions (7-3) visit No. 3 Northwestern (8-1) on Friday.
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