District college notebook: Stith's 50 points sets St. Vincent record
By Jeff Vella
Published: Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, 10:06 p.m.
St. Vincent senior forward Dillon Stith set a school record with 50 points and added 18 rebounds in his team's 124-121 quadruple-overtime loss to Thiel on Wednesday. The point total is the second highest in Presidents' Athletic Conference history.
• Junior pitcher Nicole Sleith (Yough) recorded shutouts Saturday and Sunday in the season-opening CSU Dome Tournament in Cleveland, helping the Colonials to their first 4-0 start since 1993. Sleith struck out seven in a two-hitter against Cleveland State on Sunday after throwing a four-hitter against Canisius on Saturday. She has 13 career shutouts.
• Sophomore goaltender Matthew Skoff, a McKees Rocks native, made 32 saves to lead the Nittany Lions past No. 10 Michigan, 4-0, on Saturday. It was the first Big Ten win for Penn State (5-18-1, 1-9) and Skoff's third career shutout. It also was the Nittany Lions' first victory over a top-10 opponent.
• Senior Asad Meghani became the school's all-time leader in 3-pointers after hitting seven in an overtime loss to NYU on Friday. Meghani scored a career-best 27 points. He added another 3 in a loss to Brandeis on Sunday, giving him 206 for his career. Meghani has hit a 3 in 51 straight games.
• Junior forward Ashley Stoner (Thomas Jefferson) scored 22 points on 11-for-11 shooting in the Crimson Hawks' 81-60 win over Seton Hill on Saturday. She set a school record for most field goals made in a game without a miss.
• Point Park freshman center Sam Weir (Riverside) blocked four shots against Indiana Southeast on Saturday to break the single-season school record. Weir's 79 blocks rank fourth in NAIA Division II, and her 3.03 blocks per game are fifth.
• Allegheny senior basketball player Ryan Stanko (Deer Lakes) became the 26th player in program history to eclipse 1,000 career points after scoring five in a 72-56 loss to Wabash on Saturday.
• Penn State junior volleyball player Nick Goodell (Ambridge) was named Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association Offensive Player of the Week after helping the 12th-ranked Nittany Lions (8-2) to their eighth straight win. Goodell had 45 kills and eight aces in two matches.
• The Cal (Pa.) and Kutztown softball teams were picked to win the PSAC West and East in the preseason coaches' poll. The league is changing from a three-division format to two, eight-team divisions this season.
• The Point Park baseball team was picked first in the KIAC preseason coaches' poll.
• Junior Sarah Foley had an average of 201, helping Pitt-Bradford win the inaugural Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference bowling championship.
• Mercyhurst junior Jimmy Sarjeant was named Atlantic Hockey Association Goaltender of the Month after going 5-0-2 with a 1.42 goals-against average and .960 save percentage in January.
• Penn State Behrend senior volleyball player Nathan Steele (Seneca Valley) had 15 kills in a 3-2 victory over No. 9 NYU on Sunday.
• Penn State sophomore Brannon Kidder won the 800 meters in 1 minutes, 47.45 seconds at the Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup over the weekend. His time tied for the best in the nation this season and broke the meet record.
• The No. 9 Mercyhurst wrestling team beat Findlay, 42-3, on Saturday for its 10th straight victory. The Lakers (16-1) also tied the school record for wins in a season.
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