Alle-Kiski Valley campus clippings: Hubner stands tall for West Virginia Wesleyan women's soccer
Chelsea Hubner and West Virginia Wesleyan didn't allow a goal in regulation soccer during the NCAA Division II Tournament, but the Bobcats bowed out in the quarterfinals.
Despite the best efforts of Hubner, a Plum graduate, West Virginia Wesleyan lost 1-0 in a shootout to East Stroudsburg on Sunday. The teams went scoreless through regulation and two overtime periods before East Stroudsburg prevailed 4-3 in penalty kicks.
Hubner, a sophomore, split time in goal with Ashlee Schumacher. She made three saves against East Stroudsburg. In Wesleyan's 2-0 victory over Gannon in the first round of the tournament, Hubner stopped four shots, including a second-half penalty kick.
Sophomore Morgan Camerlo (St. Joseph) closed her season with a 37th-place finish Saturday at the 2017 NCAA Division III Mideast Region championships at Dickinson College in Carlisle. Camerlo finished in 23 minutes, 18.3 seconds in the 351-runner race.
Penn State Behrend
A pair of Kiski Area graduates connected on a goal as the Lions beat Penn State Harrisburg, 3-1, in the first round of the ECAC tournament. Junior Dakota Lange found senior Matt Dsiadosz for a header that gave Behrend a 3-1 lead. The Lions lost 1-0 to Grove City in the ECAC quarterfinals. Dsiadosz, who led the Lions with 10 goals, 11 assists and 31 points, was named to the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference's first team. Senior Matt Baleno (Plum) was named third-team all-AMCC.
Freshman Mallory Marzolf (Deer Lakes) won her second consecutive Presidents' Athletic Conference Swimmer of the Week award after recording three first-place finishes in IUP's Crimson Hawk Invitational. Marzolf set a Chatham record with her time of 4:41.06 in winning the 400-yard individual medley. She also claimed a title in the 100 and 200 backstroke.
Junior Bria Otwell (Freeport) captured the title in the 200 butterfly at IUP's Crimson Hawk Invitational, finishing in 2:12.67.
Penn State Behrend
Senior Rachel Frye (Kiski Area) was named to the AMCC's second team, her second consecutive all-conference selection. She led the Lions and ranked third in the AMCC with 286 kills and added 100 digs, 20 blocks and 19 aces.
Senior Megan Sweeny (Freeport) earned PAC honorable mention honors for the second consecutive season. Sweeny ranked second in the PAC with 562 digs, also second-best in school history for a season. She finished her Thiel career third in digs with 1,466.
Sophomore Damon Greenwald (Burrell) took second place at 174 pounds at Saturday's Mount Union Invitational. He pinned Gannon's Louis Crawford and Mount Union's Austin Brooks in his first two bouts, won by forfeit in the quarterfinals and beat Cambellsville's Justin Brown, 3-1, in sudden-victory overtime in the semifinals before losing to Ohio Valley's Dalton George, 10-5, in the final.
Freshman Joey Blumer (Kiski Area) competed as an unattached wrestler at Binghamton's Bearcat Open on Sunday. In his first collegiate action, Blumer went 2-2 with a major decision.
Redshirt freshman Bubby Scherer (Burrell) won three of four matches at heavyweight in the season-opening Clarion Open. Scherer won by decision over Penn State Behrend's Jake Lenhardt, Utah Valley's Ben Andrew and Clarion's Brylee Shumaker before losing by decision to Kent State's Devin Nye.