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Brother and sister soccer duo honored

| Sunday, May 13, 2012, 2:41 a.m.

Bill and Jen McIntosh had a great brother-sister act for the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg teams this season.

Bill, a senior midfielder, earned first-time all-Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference honors in helping the men's team to the best season in school history. He had 12 goals and seven assists for 31 points during the regular season.

Jen, a freshman forward, was named second team all-AMCC after scoring 11 goals and having a team-leading 13 assists. She also earned newcomer of the year in the conference.

Adam Zeleznick of Pitt-Greensburg earned conference player of the year honors as a freshman forward after leading the conference with 19 goals and 45 points.

Zeleznick and all-conference teammate Brendan Walk were named to the Mid-Atlantic Region team by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.

SOCCER

  • Michael Mele, a Greensburg native who played at Sewickley Academy in Allegheny County, was named most valuable player of the Earlham (Ind.) College men's team. Earlham is a four-year letterman for Earlham.

  • Michelle Stagmer and Nicole Brugnoli (Norwin) of Seton Hill College and Kara Godfrey of St. Vincent College have been named to the American Mideast Conference fall scholar-athlete team.

    Players with a minimum 3.50 grade-point average are eligible for the team.

    Stagmer carries a 3.90 GPA while majoring in sociology; Brugnoli, 3.70, fine arts; and Godfrey, 3.67, English.

    WRESTLING

    Five West Virginia University wrestlers, including Greg Jones (Greensburg Salem), did not participate in the recent Midlands Tournament in Chicago because of nagging injuries. No. 9 West Virginia played host to No. 13 Iowa State on Saturday.

    VOLLEYBALL

    St. Vincent College volleyball players Kourtney Foriska (Hempfield Area) and Amanda Benedetti (Hempfield Area) were named this season to the NAIA All-America scholar-athlete team for maintaining grade-point averages of at least 3.5.

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