District college notebook: Senior Norfleet posts biggest IUP scoring night in 11 years
• Senior Brandon Norfleet made 15 of 23 shots and scored 38 points — the most by a Crimson Hawks player since 2005 — in an 81-63 victory over Seton Hill last week. It was the third 30-point game this season for Norfleet, who leads the PSAC with 22.5 points per game. IUP (14-5, 11-3) has won eight straight.
• Senior women's basketball player Aignee' Freeland averaged 23.5 points and 13 rebounds in two wins last week, including a 73-54 victory over defending NCAA Division II champion Cal (Pa.). Freeland ranks fifth in the PSAC in scoring (16.7 ppg) and seventh in rebounding (8.8 rpg). The Fighting Scots (14-6, 9-5) have won five straight.
• Senior B.J. Durham scored a season-best 29 points, including eight in overtime, to lead the Jackets to an 83-80 victory over Thomas More last week. It was Waynesburg's first win over the Saints in 18 games, a stretch that dates to 2008.
• Sophomore Fousseini Konate totaled a career-best 21 points and 11 rebounds as the men's basketball team knocked off first place IU East, 70-68, on Saturday. Konate also had a key blocked shot to preserve the victory as Point Park (11-9, 4-6 KIAC entering Tuesday) beat IU East (13-9, 7-1) for the first time in nine games. Konate was named conference player of the week.
• Junior Miki Glenn scored a career-best 36 points on 11-for-17 shooting as the women's basketball team outlasted Mercyhurst, 76-74, on Saturday. Glenn is averaging a PSAC-leading 20.5 points and 2.7 steals for the Vulcans (12-5, 10-4).
• The St. Vincent men's basketball team suffered its first PAC loss of the season, falling to Bethany, 81-76, on Sunday. Calique Jones (Obama Academy) had 19 points to lead Bethany (11-6, 7-3), which is in a three-way tie with Grove City and Thomas More for second place in the conference. Three-time defending league champion St. Vincent dropped to 13-4, 9-1.
• The Mercyhurst men's basketball team extended its winning streak to eight with a 52-42 victory over Cal (Pa.) on Saturday. The Lakers (14-4, 11-3 PSAC) lead the nation in scoring defense at 59 points allowed per game.
• Grove City senior basketball player Kathryn Erbelding scored 25 points in a loss to Bethany last week, eclipsing 1,000 for her career.
• The No. 20 Carnegie Mellon women's basketball team lost to No. 7 Rochester, 75-52, on Sunday. Junior Lisa Murphy was held to a season-low 12 points as the Tartans fell to 13-3 on the season, 2-3 in the University Athletic Association.
• Duquesne senior women's basketball player April Robinson was named Atlantic 10 co-Player of the Week, and freshman Kadri-Ann Lass was chosen as Rookie of the Week. It's Robinson's fourth weekly honor this season.
• Junior Jade Arganbright, the reigning PSAC Swimmer of the Year, placed first in five individual events and helped four relay teams to victory as Cal (Pa.) won its three-team Vulcan Invitational over the weekend.
• Penn State junior Amy Peterson was named College Hockey America Player of the Week after totaling a goal and three assists in two games against Robert Morris over the weekend. The Nittany Lions (7-14-5, 3-4-5 CHA) went 1-0-1 against the Colonials (12-9-5, 4-4-4).
• Penn State junior volleyball player Chris Nugent was named American Volleyball Coaches Association DI-II National Player of the Week and Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association Offensive Player of the Week after helping the No. 9 Nittany Lions (4-2) to victories over No. 14 Ball State and IPFW.
• Junior Tracey Pearson had two first-place finishes as the Pitt gymnastics team upset No. 15 New Hampshire on Saturday.
• Washington & Jefferson named Nikola Malezanov its interim men's and women's water polo coach.