Campus clippings: Butler's Gamble selected for Erie soccer club
By The Tribune-Review
Published: Saturday, May 25, 2013, 9:00 p.m.
Butler High School graduate Jake Gamble was one of three Penn State Behrend men's soccer players selected to play for the Erie Admirals Soccer Club this summer in the National Premier Soccer League.
Gamble is coming off a season in which he was named the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference offensive player of the year. A senior forward, he scored 22 goals and had four assists in 22 games.
Erie began its season Friday as part of an 11-game schedule.
Track and field
Pitt freshman runner Olivier Philogene (Seneca Valley) was part of the school's 4x400 relay team that competed this weekend at the NCAA East Regional Championship Meet at North Carolina A&T in Greensboro, N.C.
The relay team set the school record of 3:04.16 at the Penn Relays and ranks second in the East Region behind Florida and sixth nationally.
Pitt and Philogene will be trying to qualify for the national championships in Eugene, Ore., on June 5 to 8.
• Duquesne sophomore Danica Snyder (Butler) will compete in the 3000 meter steeplechase at the NCAA East Regional. Snyder finished sixth at the ECAC meet with a time of 10:28.14.
• Duquesne sophomore Evan Gomez (Butler) placed 19th in the 3000 meter steeplechase in 9:13.58 at the IC4A Championship at Princeton.
• Penn State Behrend sophomore Dylan Bilka (Seneca Valley) defeated 17 competitors to win the ECAC pole vault with a height of 16-05.25. He became the school's first athlete to win two ECAC titles in the pole vault. Bilka also was named the Field Athlete of the Year for the Mideast Region. He competed this weekend in the NCAA Division III Championships in La Crosse, Wisc.
The Robert Morris University Varsity 4, which included sophomore Heather Hodges (Mars), competed in the Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta in Philadelphia. The RMU team won its heat and advanced to the semifinals where the Colonials placed third with a time of 7:56.893, missing the grand final by less than two seconds.
• Duquesne's freshman/novice eight, with freshman Rachel Swain (Butler), also competed at the Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta. The team finished second in its heat, advancing to the semifinals where it finished third with a time of 7:17.
Penn State Behrend senior first baseman Vinny Rice (Seneca Valley) was named to the D3baseball.com third-team all-mideast region list. Rice finished second on the team with a .378 batting average. He had 45 hits, 26 RBI, 20 runs, 19 walks and eight doubles, all career highs, while helping the school to a 30-12 record and berth in the NCAA D-III Tournament for the fourth time in program history.
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.
- Pitt, WVU are gone, but EWL coaches confident in quality of wrestling
- Penn State New Kensington softball hit hard as season nears
- UPG hockey team wins CHE tournament title, heads to nationals
- NCAA-bound Penn State Behrend forged by Central America trip
- Daily Courier roundup: PSU Fayette teams fall in USCAA Tournament
- Local college notebook: St. Vincent men take PAC title, on to NCAAs
- District college notes: Seton Hill’s Voytek headed to Division II nationals
- Seton Hill equestrian team sends 5 riders to regional finals
- District college notebook: Cygan sets La Roche scoring mark
- Area Division III teams find out 1st-round foes
- Penn State Fayette loses USCAA opener