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District college notebook: Senior Norfleet posts biggest IUP scoring night in 11 years

| Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016, 8:27 p.m.
Waynesburg senior B.J. Durham
Waynesburg Athletics
Waynesburg senior B.J. Durham
Robert Morris pole vaulter Olivia Loy
Robert Morris Athletics
Robert Morris pole vaulter Olivia Loy
Cal junior guard Miki Glenn
Cal (Pa.) Athletics
Cal junior guard Miki Glenn
Brandon Norfleet, IUP
Brandon Norfleet, IUP
Edinboro's Aignee Freeland averaged 13.9 points and 6.9 rebounds last season, and her .521 field goal percentage ranked third in the PSAC.
Edinboro Athletics
Edinboro's Aignee Freeland averaged 13.9 points and 6.9 rebounds last season, and her .521 field goal percentage ranked third in the PSAC.

IUP

• 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.

Edinboro

• 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.

Waynesburg

• 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.

Point Park

• 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.

Cal (Pa.)

• 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).

OF NOTE

• 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.

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