Penn State Altoona athletics roundup Dec. 15 to Jan. 4

Cameron Gardner-Nicholson
Credit: Penn State

ALTOONA, Pa. — Penn State Altoona offers scores and results from varsity athletics for Dec. 15, 2018, to Jan. 4, 2019.

Men’s basketball

Medaille College 82, Penn State Altoona 80

Chatham University 60, Penn State Altoona 55

Franciscan University 99, Penn State Altoona 91 (OT)

Junior center Cameron Gardner-Nicholson (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania/Boys’ Latin Charter) had an historic performance in his team’s tough overtime loss to Franciscan on Thursday, Jan. 3. Gardner-Nicholson set two new single-game program records by grabbing 22 rebounds and blocking eight shots.

Women’s basketball

Penn State Altoona 82, Medaille College 74

Ohio Wesleyan University 88, Penn State Altoona 64

No. 19 University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh 86, Penn State Altoona 40

Penn State Altoona 80, Chatham University 60

Penn State Altoona 74, Franciscan University 43

Sophomore guard/forward Alexis Cannistraci was named to the all-tournament team at the Ohio Wesleyan University Hoops for Hope Tournament on Dec. 28-29. The sophomore averaged 14 points and 10 rebounds per game in the tournament.