Campus clippings: Valley grad Brennan wins opener at Washington & Jefferson
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It should come as no surprise to those who followed her tennis career at Valley that Courtney Brennan is continuing her strong play at Washington & Jefferson College.
Now a sophomore, Brennan opened the season with a No. 1 singles victory, and also teamed with Grace McCarthy for a doubles win, as the Presidents downed Pitt-Greensburg.
Brennan is 9-4 in both singles and doubles in her college career.
Women's tennis Penn State Behrend
Freshman Julie Lester (Plum) picked up her first collegiate win, at No. 6 singles, in a 8-1 victory over Houghton.
Football Slippery Rock
Redshirt senior defensive back Anthony Saunders (Valley) returned an interception 28 yards for a touchdown in a 51-36, season-opening win at Northwood (Mich.). Saunders also had four tackles, including three unassisted.
Junior linebacker Wes Schmidt (Kittanning) picked up eight tackles, five solo, and sophomore lineman Reily Shane (Highlands) had five total stops in a 41-20 loss to Juniata.
Men's soccer Gannon
Senior goalkeeper Jason Barbarino (Plum) made a career-high 12 saves as No. 13 Gannon dropped a 3-0 decision to No. 25 Notre Dame. It was the fourth time Barbarino has recorded double-digit saves in a game.
Junior forward Bryan Weimerskirch(Springdale) has two goals and senior forward Chad Trozzi (Burrell) has an assist for slow-starting La Roche (0-4). Weimerskirch was named the preseason co-player of the year in the AMCC.
Sophomore goalieDerek Whiten (Kiski Area) grabbed four saves in a 9-2 victory over Ohio Valley.
Senior midfielder Zach Hall (Deer Lakes) notched a goal and an assist in the Rock's first win of the season, 4-0 over Shepherd.
Women's soccer Westminster
Sophomore goalkeeper Maddy Frech (Kiski Area) made 11 saves to help lead the Titans (3-1) to a 1-0, double-overtime upset of Division II Salem International.
Bill Beckner Jr. is the local sports editor of the Valley News Dispatch. Reach him at email@example.com.
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