District college notebook: Duquesne earns first A-10 cross country title
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• Three runners finished in the top 10 as the Dukes won their first Atlantic 10 women's cross country title Saturday in Mechanicsville, Va. Senior Amber Valimont (Hempfield) placed fourth among 111 runners. Classmate Haley Pisarcik (South Park) took sixth, and freshman Valerie Palermo was 10th. All three earned all-conference honors, and Tom Slosky was named the Atlantic 10 Coach of the Year.
• Junior midfielder Jamie Hartley scored two goals as the field hockey team clinched its first postseason berth with a 4-3 victory over Monmouth on Sunday. The win gave the Colonials (10-7) the fourth and final spot in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Tournament. Robert Morris visits top-seeded Rider at 6 p.m. Friday in a MAAC semifinal.
• Freshman hockey player Brittany Howard was honored as College Hockey America Player of the Month. Her 13 assists and 17 points lead the nation. Freshman Jessica Dodds was named CHA Goaltender of the Month.
• Senior runner Chansler Poole (Penn-Trafford) won the individual crown at the PAC championships and the PAC MVP, leading the Bearcats to their fourth straight team title Saturday at Chatham. St. Vincent had five runners finish in the top 10, including senior Andrew Razanauskas (Seneca Valley), who was fourth.
• Sophomore runner Emily Rabenold (Hampton) won the individual title and PAC MVP after leading the Wolverines to their 25th consecutive conference title Saturday at Chatham. Sophomore Stevie Huston (Latrobe) finished fourth.
• West Virginia senior runner Sarah Martinelli finished eighth at the Big 12 championships Saturday, helping the Mountaineers take second. Martinelli earned All-Big 12 honors with the performance.
• Allegheny senior runner Bobby Over won his second straight North Coast Athletic Conference individual crown and NCAC Runner of the Year honor, helping the Gators to a second-place team finish at the conference championships Saturday.
• The Clarion women's volleyball defeated Cal (Pa.) in five sets Saturday in a meeting of the top two teams in the PSAC West. The teams are tied for first at 16-1 in the conference heading into Tuesday.
• Bill Gilbert was hired as Chatham's softball coach. His previous experience includes stops at University of Maryland-Baltimore County, Monmouth and Toledo.
• No. 22 Penn State (13-5-1) is the third seed in the Big Ten Tournament and meets sixth-seeded Wisconsin (10-6-2) in the quarterfinals at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Illinois.
• No. 15 West Virginia (13-3-2) is the top seed and takes on eighth-seeded Kansas (7-10-2) in the Big 12 Tournament quarterfinals at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in Kansas City.
• The PSAC Tournament semifinals are Friday, with the sites and times to be determined. The championship is Saturday.
• Top-seeded Thomas More (14-2-1) will host the PAC Tournament and face fourth-seeded Geneva (8-7-3) at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the semifinals. Third-seeded Grove City (8-5-5) and second-seeded Washington & Jefferson (10-6-2) meet in the other semifinal at 7 p.m.
• The PSAC Tournament semifinals are 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Friday at Mercyhurst. The championship is at 1 p.m. Saturday.
• Third-seeded La Roche (11-8) faces second-seeded Penn State Behrend (14-4-1) at noon Wednesday in the AMCC Tournament semifinals. The championship is Saturday.
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