Penn State Altoona athletics roundup Jan. 5-11

Jack Kusters

Men's basketball's freshman guard Jack Kusters was named the ECAC Division III South Region Rookie of the Week for the month of December. 

Credit: Conner Gilbert

ALTOONA, Pa. -- Penn State Altoona offers scores and results for varsity athletics from Jan. 5-11.

Men’s basketball

Penn State Altoona 75, D’Youville College 74

Penn State Altoona 99, Pitt-Greensburg 95

Freshman guard Jack Kusters (Quakertown, Pennsylvania/Lansdale Catholic) was named the Eastern College Athletic Conference’s Division III South Region Rookie of the Month for December. In five games that month, Kusters averaged 15.2 points per game while shooting 50.0 percent from the field – including going 14-for-28 from 3-point range.

Women’s basketball

Penn State Altoona 83, D’Youville College 81

Penn State Altoona 79, Pitt-Greensburg 63

Sophomore guard/forward Alexis Cannistraci (Tyrone, Pennsylvania/Tyrone) was selected the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference’s Player of the Week on Jan. 7 for her performance the previous week. In a pair of AMCC wins for her team, Cannistraci averaged 20.5 points per game, 11.5 rebounds per game, 2.5 blocks per game, 2.0 assists per game, and 1.0 steals per game.