District college notes: UPG's Rahl, Jacob earn AMCC awards
College Football Videos
The Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference weekly baseball award winners were Pitt-Greensburg junior first baseman Chad Jacob, who has been named the conference's Player of the Week, and UPG sophomore pitcher Brennan Rahl (Hempfield), who picked up Pitcher of the Week honors.
Jacob finished the week batting .533 (8 for 15) with three homers, a double, 10 RBIs and eight runs scored. In the AMCC, Jacob's batting average is .427 with 32 RBIs and four home runs.
Rahl picked up his third win of the season after an impressive performance against Mt. Aloysius. He pitched a complete game, allowing just one run on three hits, while striking out three. Over his last seven appearances, Rahl has allowed just one run, dropping his ERA to 2.84.
Pitt-Greensburg routs D'Youville
The Pitt-Greensburg baseball team had a huge offensive output against D'Youville, scoring 42 runs in a doubleheader sweep. The Bobcats won 20-5 and 22-10 to improve to 15-12 in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference.
A number of Bobcats had impressive performances, including Logan Douglas (Greensburg Salem) with three hits, including a home run. Anthony Maroadi (Norwin) and Matt Moyer (Hempfield) each had two hits in Game 1.
Matt Kochasic (Penn-Trafford) earned the victory and improved to 4-2, and Billy Elliott (Ligonier Valley) tossed two scoreless innings.
In Game 2, the Bobcats jumped out to a hefty lead after scoring 15 runs over the first four innings.
Dylin Brooks (Norwin) led the way in Game 2 by going 4 for 5 with two home runs, a double, four RBIs and four runs scored. Anthony Bozzuto (Hempfield) had three hits while adding three runs and two RBIs.
Rusch earns ECAC lacrosse honor
Seton Hill freshman attackman/midfielder Zack Rusch was named an ECAC Co-Rookie of the Week.
He scored four goals and added four assists in the Griffins' win at Alderson Broaddus. He also added an assist in a win over Lindenwood.
He is the third Seton Hill lacrosse player to win an ECAC honor.
Seton Hill ready to battle California
The Seton Hill baseball team has a crucial weekend series with rival California (Pa.) on Friday and Saturday.
The Griffins (32-14 overall, 18-6 PSAC-West) will face the Vulcans in Washington on Friday. The teams will meet at Seton Hill at 1 p.m. Saturday. They have clinched a playoff berth.
Seton Hill has dropped five of its past nine games, including losing a doubleheader to Gannon on April 16.
The pitching, however, remains strong for the Griffins. Mike Bittel is 6-2 with a 2.27 ERA, Brett Sullivan is 6-3, Alex Haines (Hempfield) is 5-2, Brad Schnelle is 5-3 and Jordan Fuller 4-1. Jesse Cooper has 14 saves and an ERA of 1.08.
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.
- Cal U women’s basketball team, students share grief before game
- IUP men, women remain among Division II basketball elite
- Local roundup: PSNK men’s basketball team loses to PSU York
- Mathers shines for St. Vincent women’s basketball team
- District college notes: Seton Hill guard earns PSAC honor
- District college notebook: Wydo sets Robert Morris hockey points record
- Campus clippings: St. Joseph grad dealing with setback at Westminster