District college notebook: Pitt goalkeeper posts shutout over Duquesne in women's soccer opener
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• Junior goalkeeper Nicole D'Agostino made five saves in a season-opening 1-0 soccer victory over Duquesne on Sunday. It was her fourth career shutout. Sophomore Roosa Arvas scored in the 43rd minute for the Panthers, who visit Ohio State on Wednesday.
• Sophomore soccer player Madison Kozlowski (Seneca Valley) scored her first collegiate goal Sunday, breaking a tie in the 87th minute to give the Colonials a 2-1 win over Niagara. Robert Morris won its season opener Friday, defeating Northern Kentucky, 1-0. It's the Colonials' fourth 2-0 start in program history.
• Senior goalkeeper Sara Keane was named Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week after helping the Mountaineers go 1-0-1 at the Penn State Invitational. Keane matched a career high with eight saves in a 2-2 tie against No. 4 Penn State on Friday. She followed that with four saves in a 2-1 win over Syracuse on Sunday.
• West Virginia and Penn State each host two games as part of the season-opening WVU/Penn State Classic. The Mountaineers face Central Connecticut State at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Radford at 2:30 p.m. Monday. The Nittany Lions take on Radford at 7 p.m. Friday and Central Connecticut State at 7 p.m. Sunday.
• No. 4 Penn State (1-0-1) travels to No. 8 Virginia (2-0) at 5:30 p.m. Friday in what might be the Nittany Lions' toughest nonconference test.
• No. 5 Carnegie Mellon opens the season with two games in the Penn State Behrend Tournament. The Tartans play Capital (Ohio) at 2:30 p.m. Saturday and Baldwin Wallace at 2:30 p.m. Sunday.
• Point Park women's volleyball coach Mike Bruno earned his 200th win with the Pioneers following a victory over Spring Arbor on Friday. No. 22 Point Park went 3-1 at the season-opening Michigan-Dearborn Early Bird Tournament over the weekend. Bruno has a 202-109 career record during nine seasons.
• Penn State's Maya Hayes and Whitney Church were named to the watch list for Hermann Trophy, given annually to the top college soccer player. Hayes, a senior forward, was a semifinalist last year and a finalist as a sophomore. It's the first •nomination for Church, a junior defender.
• The Indiana (Pa.) men's basketball team will play Michigan State in an exhibition game Nov. 4 in East Lansing, Mich.
• Pitt baseball coach Joe Jordano received a G.I.B.S.O.N. award at the 2013 Negro League Gala over the weekend. The award, presented by the Josh Gibson Foundation, recognizes contributions to baseball in the Pittsburgh area.
• Former Clarion swimmer Kayla Shull is one of 30 semifinalists for the NCAA Woman of the Year award. Shull, who graduated in May, is one of 10 honorees from Division II. The winner will be announced in October. Shull was a two-time •All-American as a senior.
• Former Mercyhurst hockey player Paul Chiasson signed with the East Coast Hockey League's San Francisco Bulls, an affiliate of the San Jose Sharks. Chiasson, who graduated in May, ranks •10th on Mercyhurst's all-time scoring list with 109 points (55 goals, 54 assists).
• Jon Dziomba, who played baseball at Mercyhurst and Gannon, won the batting title in the independent United League, hitting .354 for the San Angelo (Texas) Colts. Dziomba played for Mercyhurst in 2009 after spending the previous three seasons at Gannon.
• Former California (Pa.) men's soccer player Brady Sanders was hired as an assistant coach with the Vulcans. The Penn-Trafford product played at Cal from 2009-11.
— Jeff Vella
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