Westmoreland campus clippings: Pitt-Greensburg women’s soccer in top form
The Pitt-Greensburg women’s soccer team continues to display offensive firepower — and keeps rolling along.
Freshman Ashley Lucas netted two goals and junior Allie Grimm, sophomore Tiffany Michalek, and sophomore McKenzie Huntebrinker each scored one as the Bobcats blanked Hilbert, 5-0, to remain unbeaten at 9-0 (2-0 AMCC).
The Bobcats outshot Hilbert, 35-2.
Sophomore keeper Lauren Yoder picked up her sixth shutout and ninth win in net.
In the previous game, the Bobcats fell behind to Waynesburg, 1-0, but scored three unanswered goals for a 3-1 win.
UPG is ranked No. 8 in the United Soccer Coaches Association Great Lakes Region poll.
Slippery Rock: A pair of former high school teammates have helped the Rock to a 7-1 start (6-0 PSAC). Sophomore defenders Emily Arnold and Katy Ericson (Norwin) each have come off the bench for SRU, which has won seven games in a row. Ericson had an assist in a 3-1 win over IUP.
IUP: Senior linebacker Nick Amendola (Norwin) tied a team-high with six tackles and added a sack and an interception in the Crimson Hawks’ 56-24 win over Mercyhurst. No. 21 IUP (4-0) piled up 528 yards and scored 35 unanswered points.
Mercyhurst: Sophomore fullback Jason Armstrong (Latrobe) caught an 11-yard touchdown pass for the Lakers (2-2) in a 56-24 loss to No. 21 IUP. Freshman Dustin Shoaf (Yough) had two catches for 26 yards for Mercyhurst. Armstrong was coming off a two-touchdown game against Bloomsburg. He caught scores of 11 and 4 yards in a 36-24 win. For the season, Armstrong has six catches for 53 yards and the three scores.
Cal U: Freshman Jake Nebinski (Norwin) scored his first college goal and chipped in an assist to help lead the Vulcans to a 5-1 victory over Daemen (N.Y.).
Penn State Behrend: Senior Andrew Mastovich (Franklin Regional) scored a goal, his second in as many games and the eighth of his college career, as the No. 16th-ranked Lions defeated Geneva, 2-0. Mastovich netted the game-winner in overtime for the Lions in a 2-1 victory over No. 14 Mt. Union. He was named the AMCC Offensive Player of the Week.
Pitt-Greensburg: Sophomore Turner Price (Penn-Trafford) improved to 4-0 at No. 1 singles as UPG defeated Pitt-Bradford, 8-1. Senior teammate Vaughn Hunkele was named AMCC Player of the Week. He won singles and doubles matches against Westminster and Pitt-Bradford.
Penn State: Junior Olivia Zambruno (Greensburg Central Catholic) finished tied for 22nd at 8-over-par 224 at the Bettie Lou Evans Invitational in Lexington, Ky. Zambruno moved up seven spots with a 1-over 73 in the final round.
Saint Vincent: The Bearcats carded their second straight runner-up finish, taking second behind Seton Hill at the Saint Vincent College Invitational. Junior Sydney Ball led SVC with an 81. Junior Emily Doell shot 88 to lead Seton Hill.
Bill Beckner Jr. is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Bill by email at [email protected] or via Twitter .