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College notes: Seton Hill hosting ECAC tournament

Paul Schofield
| Thursday, April 30, 2015, 11:10 p.m.

Seton Hill will host the ECAC Division II men's lacrosse tournament beginning on Friday.

Action begins at 11 a.m. when No. 1 Seton Hill faces No. 4 Lindenwood. No. 2 Lake Erie follows at 2 p.m. with a contest against No. 3 Mercyhurst.

The championship game is noon Sunday.

Wake Forest's Adams shines at Invitational

Wake Forest freshman Max Adams had one of his better meets in his collegiate career last week.

Adams (Hempfield) placed third in the shot put with a throw of 14.51 meters and a second place in the discus with a toss of 48.61 at the Highlander Invitational at Radford, Va.

Adams was a PIAA Class AAA champion in the discus and shot put in 2014.

Penn State's Shiffler places at Penn Relays

Penn State sophomore Natalie Shiffler (Hempfield) competed in the women's heptathlon at the Penn Relays and finished seventh with 4,300 points last week.

She posted a 16.04 time in the hurdles and leaped 5-4½ in the high jump. Shiffler posted a mark of 31-2 in the shot put and ran a 28.59 in the 200.

Shiffler recorded a leap of 15-6 34 in the long jump, claimed the top mark in the javelin throw (140-8) and clocked in at 2:45.35 in the 800.

In the pole vault, Penn State sophomore Kasey Kemp (Norwin) and sophomore Lexi Masterson (Hempfield) placed second and third.

Kemp cleared 12-9½ and Masterson 12-5½.

Masterson's high school teammate, Virginia freshman Bridget Guy placed 10th with a vault of 11-11¾.

Pitt-Greensburg teams prepare for tournaments

The Pitt-Greensburg baseball team will host Pitt-Bradford at 10 a.m. Saturday in the first game of the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference tournament, a best-of-three play-in series.

The winner advances to the AMCC tournament at La Roche on May 8.

Pitt-Greensburg (20-14-1, 10-6) is riding a seven-game winning streak after sweeping a pair of games from Pitt-Bradford (8-14, 7-8), 9-8 and 12-9.

The UPG softball team (16-17, 9-9) opens play Friday against Penn State-Altoona (24-11, 14-4) at D'Youville College in Buffalo, N.Y. The tournament ends Sunday.

Paul Schofield is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. Reach him at pschofield@tribweb.com or via Twitter @Schofield_Trib.

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