Westmoreland campus clippings: Olivia Zambruno records best finish
Sophomore Olivia Zambruno (Greensburg Central Catholic) put together her best collegiate finish for the Penn State women’s golf team.
The former three-time PIAA champion posted rounds of 74, 72 and 73 for a 3-over-par total of 219 and finished tied for eighth at the 43rd annual Nittany Lion Invitational at the Penn State Blue Course.
Grove City: Junior Zack Spang (Hempfield) shot 81 to finish 19th at the Penn State Altoona Invitational at Sinking Valley Country Club.
Monmouth: Junior defensive lineman Kurt Aumer (Mt. Pleasant) has nine tackles, a quarterback hurry and a forced fumble for Monmouth (2-2). He had four tackles in a 47-27 loss to Montana.
Saint Vincent: Junior Keith Kalp (Mt. Pleasant) had five receptions for 65 yards and a touchdown, and senior Sam Nowicki (Greensburg Central Catholic) added seven catches for 41 yards as the Bearcats lost to Westminster, 42-14. Kalp had a 25-yard scoring catch from freshman Brady Walker.
Washington & Jefferson: Junior wide receiver Cameron O’Brien (Norwin) pulled in a 10-yard touchdown reception as No. 12 W&J was upset by Carnegie Mellon, 20-13. O’Brien finished with three catches for 111 yards.
Cal (Pa.): A trio of local players have contributed for the Vulcans (2-2). Sophomores Anna Billey (Mt. Pleasant) and Kellie Lynch (Greensburg Salem) have a goal each, and freshman Christiana Czegan (Mt. Pleasant) has made two starts.
West Virginia: Redshirt freshman Mackenzie Aunkst (Penn-Trafford) has made nine starts for the Mountaineers (5-3-1) as she continues a comeback from a knee injury. She had a shot on goal against Georgetown.
Pitt-Greensburg: With a commanding, 3-0 win over John Carroll, UPG (3-11) snapped a four-match losing streak. Sophomore Mackenzie Schropp (Penn-Trafford) tallied 11 kills, freshman Savanna Stephens and Emma Halutick added seven apiece, senior Emma Dongilli had 25 assists and senior Kassi Niver had 27 digs.
Westminster: Sophomore setter Sam Kelley (Penn-Trafford) has 15 aces and leads the Titans with 239 kills. She is joined by several other local players who have helped the team to a 13-1 record. Junior Haley Moore (Greensburg Central Catholic) has nine kills and eight aces, and senior Haley Farmerie (Greensburg Central Catholic) has 49 kills.
Saint Vincent: Sophomore Maura Skelley was named PAC Player of the Week after a 4-0 week. She had wins at No. 1 singles against Bethany and Muskingum and also had two wins at No. 1 doubles. Also for the Bearcats, freshman Abby Jo Stull (Greensburg Salem) was named PAC Rookie of the Week. She also went 4-0 last week, with straight-set wins at No. 4 singles and two wins at No. 2 doubles.
Bill Beckner Jr. is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Bill by email at [email protected] or via Twitter .