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Campus clippings: Saint Vincent’s Janosko reaches 400 wins

Bill Beckner

Longtime Saint Vincent College baseball coach Mick Janosko reached another milestone last week with his 400th victory.

Janosko, who began coaching the Bearcats in 1998, helped guide the team to a 6-1 victory over Geneva in Latrobe.

Junior pitcher Fred Gillespie tossed a three-hitter and senior Bobby Finn tripled and drove in three runs for the Bearcats (16-10, 9-5 PAC). Gillespie had five strikeouts and one walk.

Sophomore Joe Rudzinski went 2 for 2 with two RBIs.

Saint Vincent has produced seven, 20-win seasons under Janosko, including a 27-17 record in 2003. In 2004, the Bearcats went 26-20 and won the American Mideast Conference North Division before reaching the NAIA Region IX finals, falling one game short of the NAIA World Series.

SVC has made the PAC Tournament three times with Janosko leading the way. In 2018, they upset top-seeded Washington & Jefferson in the first round.

Janosko, a 1986 East Allegheny graduate, also coached at Point Park from 1992-94. He also played there, and at at Marietta.


Indiana State: Redshirt junior Collin Liberatore (Greensburg Central Catholic) twirled a two-hit, complete game as the Sycamores (27-7, 4-3) downed Valparaiso, 8-0. He struck out two and walked three and improved to 6-0 for the season.

Ohio: Freshman Jack Liberatore (Greensburg Central Catholic) tossed 7 2/3 scoreless innings and picked up the win as the Bobcats (10-23, 5-7) downed Toledo, 5-2.

Pitt-Greensburg: Sophomore Andy Prentice was named AMCC Pitcher of the Week. He pitched a complete-game, two-hitter to lead the Bobcats (9-15, 6-4 AMCC) to a 1-0 win over Pitt-Bradford. Sophomore Ben Green had three hits, while senior Chris Common (Penn-Trafford) and senior Tyler Holland had two apiece, Holland with the lone RBI.

Saint Vincent: Sophomore Hunter Mills (Ligonier Valley) hit a pinch-hit grand slam in a 12-10 win over Westminster. He later drew a bases-loaded walk to make it 12-9. Junior Stone Holtzman had three hits and two RBIs in the win.

Seton Hill: Redshirt senior Nick Stotler hit three home runs and joined junior Tommy Pellis (Greensburg Central Catholic) with six RBIs as the Griffins pounded Mercyhurst, 22-1.


Robert Morris: Senior Taylor Bartlow (Hempfield) hit her second home run of the season as the Colonials downed Wagner, 10-1, in five innings. Junior Briana Bunner (Southmoreland) added a two-run double.

Seton Hill: The Griffins swept Edinboro, 7-1 and 4-2, for their third straight win and are now 22-12 overall and 7-3 in the PSAC.

Women’s track and field

Grove City: Senior Elizabeth Donahoe (Franklin Regional) finished fifth in the 800-meter run in a time of 2 minutes, 25.70 seconds at the Westminster Invitational.

Men’s track and field

Seton Hill: Sophomore Sven Rabsahl won the decathlon with 5,472 points at the Bucknell Bison Classic. He finished first in the shot put, high jump and 110-meter hurdles.

Bill Beckner Jr. is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Bill by email at [email protected] or via Twitter .

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