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Westmoreland campus clippings: FR grad Summers catches 3rd TD for Villanova

Bill Beckner

Todd Summers is on pace for a career season at Villanova, and he is becoming a greater pass-catching threat for the Wildcats (4-0).

The junior tight end from Franklin Regional had a touchdown catch, his third of the season, as the Wildcats defeated Towson, 52-45.

Summers had a four-reception game against Bucknell the previous week. He has seven catches for 65 yards on the season.

Last season, in 10 games, he had 11 catches for 148 yards and one score.

Villanova was named the STATS FCS Team of the Week.

Duquesne: Senior linebacker Brett Zanotto (Franklin Regional) had a season-high eight tackles and a sack as the Dukes downed Dayton, 35-31, to go to 2-1.

IUP: Cam Suman (Penn-Trafford) had a 42-yard scoring reception as the Crimson Hawks dominated Lock Haven, 77-14. It was the first catch of his college career.

No. 24 IUP (3-0) racked up 608 yards and 11 touchdowns to score the second-most points in program history. The 2007 team scored 80 against Cheyney.

Junior running back Tyler Balega (Derry) rushed for 26 yards.

Lackawanna: Sophomore defensive back Robert Kennedy (Jeannette) had an interception and a sack in a 40-25 win over ASA Miami. Lackawanna has won 15 straight games. Kennedy has 26 tackles and three interceptions.

St. Francis (Pa.): Redshirt sophomore Gio Vonne Sanders (Jeannette) had his third interception of the season, but the Red Flash (2-2) lost to Columbia, 31-14. He added three tackles.

Also in the game, Red Flash redshirt freshman quarterback Justin Sliwoski (Hempfield) saw time, completing 8 of 11 passes for 47 yards. Sliwoski transferred from Pitt, where he was a walk-on.

Waynesburg: Freshman running back Justin Flack (Derry) ran for a career-high 73 yards on seven carries in a 41-17 loss to Bethany.

Women’s soccer

Duquesne: Sophomore midfielder Hannah Nguyen (Penn-Trafford) has started all six games for the Dukes (2-2-2) after playing in all 17 games as a freshman.

Ohio: Sophomore Sam Wexell (Norwin) has two appearances in net for the Bobcats and is 2-0 with three saves.

Pitt-Greensburg: The Bobcats moved to 7-0 (2-0 AMCC) with a 7-0 victory at Pitt-Bradford over the weekend. Freshman Ashley Lucas tied a school record with four goals and an assist, and sophomore Tiffany Michalek added a hat trick and two assists.

Sophomore goalkeeper Lauren Yoder registered her fifth shutout of the season, making six saves.

Lucas was named the AMCC Offensive Player of the Week.

Seton Hill: Redshirt senior Italia Biondi (Penn-Trafford) scored on a penalty kick in the 88th minute to lift the Griffins (2-3, 2-1 PSAC West) to a 2-1 victory over visiting Pitt-Johnstown. Senior forward Katie Kimmich (Franklin Regional) also scored for Seton Hill.


Slippery Rock: Ashley Michaux Wozniak (Penn-Trafford) was inducted into the Slippery Rock Athletic Hall of Fame. The four-time All-PSAC player was the PSAC Freshman of the Year in 2003 and the conference athlete of the year in 2005.

She finished her college career with 160 wins and teamed with Jessica Bungo to earn All-American honors in doubles in 2004 after the duo went 32-2 and won PSAC and ITA region titles. She was a elementary special education teacher at Hempfield from 2006-11.

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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