TribLIVE

| Sports


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

VND campus clippings: Mason makes pages of Sports Illustrated for 2nd time

College Football Videos

Monday, March 24, 2014, 11:46 p.m.
 

For the second time in his basketball career, Micah Mason (Highlands) was featured in Sports Illustrated. Most recently, the Duquesne sophomore guard was pictured in a graphic featuring “Record Sitters,” accomplished players who did not appear in the NCAA Tournament. Mason's recognition came from his nation-leading 3-point percentage. He made 65 of 116 3s this season (.560) to lead the Dukes (13-17). When he was a junior at Highlands, he made the magazine's “Faces in the Crowd” section after scoring 64 points in a game.

Women's basketball

Gannon

Senior forward Jenny Papich (Fox Chapel) was named to the NCAA Division II Atlantic Regional All-Tournament team after averaging 19.5 points, 8.5 rebounds and 4.5 assists in two games. Gannon (28-4) fell to Edinboro, 77-69, in the semifinals.

Papich finished her career with 1,534 points, posting 12.7 points and 5.8 rebounds a game.

Waynesburg

Sophomore forward Heather Davis (Ford City) played in 23 games this season, averaging 7.9 points and 4.6 rebounds in 18.7 minutes. She also made 35 of 88 3-pointers (.398) to find a spot among the team leaders.

Baseball

Geneva

Junior outfielder Shane Wingard (Apollo-Ridge) drove in six runs, but St. Mary's swept a doubleheader from the Golden Tornadoes (2-11) in Fort Pierce, Fla. Wingard had four RBIs in an 8-5 loss.

Softball

Grove City

Junior second baseman Allison Rayburn (Valley) connected for the team's first home run of the season, and the fourth of her career, in a 3-1 loss at Pitt-Greensburg. She is hitting .267 with two doubles and a triple for the Wolverines (4-7).

Westminster

Freshman third baseman Emily Lindsey (Freeport) has started 12 of 13 games for the Titans (10-4) and is hitting .281 with a pair of doubles and five RBIs.

Women's track and field

Westminster

Coming off a stellar indoor season, senior Haley Gabor (Ford City) is showing solid results early in the outdoor run for the Titans. She helped lead the 400-meter relay team to a victory at the Juniata Invitational with a time of 50.71 seconds. She also took second place in the 100-meter dash in a personal-best time of 12.76 seconds.

Bill Beckner Jr. is the local sports editor of the Valley News Dispatch. Reach him at bbeckner@tribweb.com.

 

 

 
 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. Steelers film session: Harrison on the field often
  2. Authorities accuse South Fayette commissioner of insurance fraud
  3. Steelers are vowing to fix the costly penalties, lack of self-discipline
  4. Mental health facility won’t take Franklin Regional stabbing suspect as patient
  5. 20 improbable Pirates wins in 2014
  6. Western Pa. unemployment rate holds steady in August
  7. Body found in Allegheny River near Clemente Bridge
  8. Shooting victim identified in Lawrence Co. home invasion
  9. No one way to fix Western Pennsylvania’s heroin problem, report says
  10. Enrollment falls again at Pennsylvania’s state-owned universities
  11. Fundraising under way for Indiana County newborn struck by stray bullet
Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.