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District college notebook: UPG's Niemiec, Downey named top athletes

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Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, 8:55 p.m.

The Student-Athlete Advisory Committee at Pitt-Greensburg named juniors Jeremy Niemiec (Southmoreland) and Tiffanni Downey (Derry) as the top male and female athletes in the fall.

Niemiec earned first-team soccer honors in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference. He scored seven goals and had 16 points. He earned second-team honors as a freshman and sophomore.

Downey earned second-team all-conference honors after scoring 25 points, including 12 goals. She had four game-winning goals in conference action.

Seton Hill's Alviani honored

Seton Hill senior basketball player Paige Alviani was named Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference West Player of the Week.

Alviani averaged 22.7 points per game and six rebounds in helping Seton Hill to a 3-0 start.

She scored 25 points in wins against West Virginia Tech and Shepherd. She had 18 points against the University of Sciences and Technology.

Seton Hill midfielders honored

Seton Hill midfielder Dilveer Chaggar and forward Bovey Masiole were named to the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference All-Conference soccer second team. Masiole finished with 17 points, including seven goals, while Chaggar had two goals.

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