District college notes: Penn State's Agee selected for USA Basketball U19 world championship team
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• Penn State sophomore Candice Agee was selected for the USA Basketball women's U19 world championships team. Agee will play in the FIBA world championships from July 18-28 in Lithuania.
• Duquesne wide receiver Gianni Carter was named to the watch list for the College Football Performance Awards FCS Wide Receiver Award.
• Duquesne named Josh Pelletier as its men's basketball director of administration. He had a similar job last season for LIU Brooklyn.
• Carnegie Mellon director of athletics Susan Bassett resigned to take a similar position at Ithaca, her alma mater.
• Three players from Penn State Behrend will suit up for the Erie Admirals S.C. in the National Premier Soccer League, a fourth-tier league below Major League Soccer, the North American Soccer League and the United Soccer Leagues Professional Division. Jake Gamble (Butler), the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference's Offensive Player of the Year, will be joined by Eric Hackworth, the AMCC's Defensive Player of the Year, and Will Cole.
• A pair of Penn State athletes, wrestler Quentin Wright and gymnast Scott Rosenthal, received the NCAA Post-Graduate Scholarship, worth $7,500. Rosenthal was a three-time All-American on the still rings, and Wright was a four-time All-American and won two national championships. Recipients must have a 3.2 GPA and athletic distinction.
• The men's golf teams from California (Pa.) and IUP were eliminated from the team competition at the NCAA Division II championships. Neither finished among to top eight teams that advanced to Thursday's final round. In the individual competition, IUP's Zack Kempa finished Wednesday's play tied for 11th, seven shots behind the leaders.
• The California (Pa.) women's golf team placed ninth at the NCAA Division II championships.
• Washington & Jefferson junior right-hander Eddie Nogay was named d3baseball.com's Mideast Region Pitcher of the Year as well as a second-team All-American. Nogay finished the season 12-1 with a 3.01 earned run average.
• Three Waynesburg school records fell at the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference championships on May in Springfield, Mass. Sophomore Byrum Louco (North Allegheny) led the way in the 400-meter hurdles (52.41 seconds) and was joined by senior Christan Jackson (Cornell) (22 feet, 73⁄4 inches, long jump) and senior Rhea Huwe (Allison Park) (200 meters, 25.55). The Penn State Behrend men's 4x800 relay team (8:00.05) and women's 4x800 relay team (9:42.82) also set school records.
• Westminster senior Adams Carswell broke the school record in the 400 meters (48.84), and junior Aaron Sutton set a new mark in the 3,000-meter steeplechase (9:45.54) at the North Central College Final Qualifier in Naperville, Ill.
Big 12 baseball tournament
• West Virginia (31-25) is seeded third in its first year in the conference. Because of storm damage in Oklahoma, the tournament was postponed a day and changed to pool play. The Mountaineers play sixth-seeded Kansas on Thursday, seventh-seeded TCU on Friday and second-seeded Oklahoma State on Saturday. The pool winners play for the championship at 2 p.m. Sunday. Big 12 Pitcher of the Year Harrison Musgrave will start in West Virginia's second game.
NCAA Division II rowing championships
• May 31-June 2, Indianapolis
The Mercyhurst women's team, which finished fourth overall last year, advanced to nationals for the third consecutive year. Freshman Jessica Garver (Hampton) is on the varsity eight boat competing at nationals.
NCAA Division III track and field championships
• Thursday-Saturday, LaCrosse, Wis.
Westminster freshman Marissa Kalsey (Waynesburg), who finished third at the NCAA indoor championships in March, has the fourth-best mark in the outdoor pole vault (school record 3.97 meters) this season.
Carnegie Mellon junior Jacqueline Guevel: 100-meter; 400-meter hurdles
Washington & Jefferson junior Cheyenne Mangold: 400 meters; 400-meter hurdles
Washington & Jefferson sophomore Kristen Galligan: 5,000 meters; 10,000 meters
Waynesburg junior Megan Sowers: javelin
Carnegie Mellon junior Josh Newby: 3,000-meter steeplechase
Penn State Behrend sophomore Dylan Bilka (Seneca Valley): pole vault
St. Vincent junior Chansler Poole (Penn-Trafford): 1,500 meters
Washington & Jefferson senior Jared Jones (Shaler): 200 meters
Washington & Jefferson senior Scott Ryan: 10,000 meters
Waynesburg sophomore Byrum Louco (North Allegheny): 400-meter hurdles
NCAA Division I track and field East preliminary round
• Thursday-Saturday, Greensboro, N.C.
NCAA Division II track and field championships
• Thursday-Saturday, Pueblo, Colo.
NCAA Division I women's tennis championships
• Through Monday, Urbana, Ill.
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