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Knoch grad earns freshman award

| Monday, Nov. 17, 2008

Gannon University women's soccer forward Amanda Sharbaugh (Knoch) was named Freshman of the Year and made the First Team in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Western Division.

Sharbaugh tied the school's single-season scoring mark with 15 goals.

Her 35 points was the second highest single-season total in school history, falling two points shy of the record. Sharbaugh scored in 11 of 19 games and also earned Daktronics All-Atlantic Region Honorable Mention honors.

FOOTBALL

Buffalo

Freshman 6-foot-7, 295-pound offensive lineman Matt Ostrowski (Highlands) has appeared in six games for Buffalo (6-4) this season, including the Bulls' 43-40 overtime win over Akron in Division I Mid-American Conference play last Thursday.

Edinboro

Senior guard Josh Bzorek (Knoch) was named to the All-Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference First Team on offense. The 6-foot-5, 305-pound Bzorek was one of the main reasons Division II Edinboro allowed the fewest sacks (13) in the conference, while averaging the fourth highest rushing total (189.0 yards). Bzorek made the Second Team a year ago at offensive tackle.

Indiana (Pa.)

Senior rush linebacker Rob Plowman (Kiski Area) was named to the All-PSAC West First Team Defense. Plowman led IUP with five sacks and finished with 23 sacks in his four-year career. He collected 48 tackles this season. Plowman played in all 42 games at IUP after transferring from West Virginia and piled up 199 career tackles.

Senior offensive tackle Mike Wojcik (Valley) earned All-PSAC West Second Team honors on offense. Wojcik and the offensive line surrendered only eight sacks this season, while averaging 38.5 points and 442.1 yards per game, the second highest totals in school history.

Richmond

Sophomore outside linebacker Jordan Shoop (Knoch) led the Spiders (8-3) with eight tackles and added a sack in a 31-14 win over Delaware in Division I-FCS action last Saturday. Richmond is ranked No. 6 in the nation. Delaware was national runner-up last season.

Robert Morris

Freshman wide receiver James O'Quinn (Kiski Area) caught four passes for 134 yards and two touchdowns as the Colonials rallied to beat St. Francis, Pa., 35-20, last Saturday in a Division I-FCS game. Defensively for Robert Morris (5-6), junior lineman Mark Szymanski (Ford City) made 10 tackles, junior linebacker Ian Milanak (Apollo-Ridge) had nine tackles and one sack, and junior defensive back Mike Landers (Springdale) added seven tackles and a fumble recovery.

MEN'S BASKETBALL

Westminster

Freshman forward Rob Briggs (Knoch) came off the bench and posted a double-double in his collegiate debut. Briggs scored a game-high 17 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in a 77-55 loss at Penn State-Behrend in non-conference action.

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

Chatham

Sophomore guard/forward Lizz King (Knoch) scored a team-high 16 points in her first collegiate start, as Chatham defeated Penn State-Fayette, 71-59, in non-conference play.

WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL

Seton Hill

Sophomore setter/outside hitter Megan Kehlert (Plum) earned All-West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Second Team honors. Kehlert led the Griffins in assists with 382 and had 31 service aces.

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