Penn State Altoona athletics round-up April 3-9

Peter Jacobs

Sophomore outfielder Peter Jacobs hit 5-for-7 in Penn State Altoona baseball's sweep of conference opponent Alfred State College on Friday, April 6.

Credit: Penn State


Penn State Altoona 13, Alfred State College 1

Penn State Altoona 9, Alfred State College 6

Sophomore outfielder Peter Jacobs (Dix Hills, NY/Half Hollow Hills West) hit .714 (5-for-7) in the Lions’ doubleheader sweep of Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference opponent Alfred State College on Friday, April 6. In two games, he had six runs scored, four RBI, two walks, one home run and one double.

Men’s volleyball

SUNY Polytechnic Institute 3, Penn State Altoona 0

Wells College 3, Penn State Altoona 1

Penn State Altoona 3, Bard College 0

In three matches for the Lions last week, sophomore setter Tommy Kisick (Latrobe, PA/Greater Latrobe) totaled 79 assists for an average of 7.90 assists per set while also contributing eight kills and five total blocks.

Home Games This Week

Tuesday, April 10

Baseball vs. Pitt-Greensburg (doubleheader) – 1 p.m. – Juniata Civic Baseball Field

Men’s Volleyball vs. Medaille College – 5 p.m. – Adler Arena

North Eastern Athletic Conference Men’s Volleyball Tournament, First Round playoff match

Thursday, April 12

Softball vs. Westminster College (doubleheader) – 3 p.m. – Stewart Athletic Field

Friday, April 14

Baseball vs. D’Youville College (doubleheader) – 1 p.m. – Juniata Civic Baseball Field

Men’s Tennis vs. Franciscan University – 1 p.m. – Leopold Courts at Altoona Area HS

Please note: The start times, dates and locations of outdoor sporting events are subject to change based on weather and field conditions. Please check for any updates.