Penn State Altoona athletics round-up March 19-26

Justin Bannister

Men's volleyball senior Justin Bannister established a new all-time team record for total blocks last week. He ranks first in Lions history with 211 total blocks amassed during his collegiate career, to date.

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Men’s tennis

Penn State Altoona 9, Mount Aloysius College 0

Saint Vincent College 6, Penn State Altoona 3

Penn State Behrend 7, Penn State Altoona 2

Lions junior Jonathan D’Arcy (Doylestown, PA/Central Bucks West) went 3-0 in singles matches last week, boosting his team-leading singles record to 5-0 this season while playing in the No. 5 slot.

Men’s volleyball

Penn State Altoona 3, Thiel College 1

Penn State Altoona 3, Keuka College 1

Penn State Altoona 3, Medaille College 0

Senior Justin Bannister (Willow Hill, PA/Fannett-Metal) became the men’s volleyball program’s all-time leader in blocks last week. He currently has 211 total blocks in his career.


Saint Vincent College 3, Penn State Altoona 1

Saint Vincent College 2, Penn State Altoona 0

Freshman infielder Meghan Marasti (Harrison City, PA/Penn-Trafford) hit .833 (5-for-6) in the Lady Lions’ doubleheader loss to St. Vincent on Monday, March 19.