Penn State Altoona Athletics round-up Feb. 15-22


  • Eastern Mennonite University 7, Penn State Altoona 6
  • Eastern Mennonite 8, Penn State Altoona 4

Junior outfielder Chase Clouser (Columbus, OH/Dublin Jerome) had a four-hit day in the Lions’ season-opening doubleheader at Eastern Mennonite on Friday, Feb. 15, including hitting a grand slam.

Men’s basketball

  • La Roche College 95, Penn State Altoona 61

Senior guard Jalen Archie-Davis (Norcross, GA/Norcross) led the Lions with 10 points, six assists, and two steals in the team’s season finale against La Roche on Saturday, Feb. 16.

Men’s swimming

  • Fourth Place at the AMCC Championships (223 points)

Sophomore Andrew Lesnett (Middletown, NY/Minisink Valley) had a strong week for the Lions in the four-day AMCC Championships, held Feb. 13-16. He helped his team to third place finishes in the 200 Yard Freestyle Relay, 200 Yard Medley Relay, and 400 Yard Freestyle Relay events. Individually, he was fourth in the 100 Yard Freestyle and sixth in the 200 Yard Freestyle.

Men’s tennis

  • Juniata College 9, Penn State Altoona 0

Senior Jonathan D’Arcy (Doylestown, PA/Central Bucks West) battled to a tight 6-4, 6-7, 10-7 loss in No. 2 singles against Juniata on Sunday, Feb. 17.

Men’s volleyball

  • Penn State Altoona 3, Hiram College 1
  • Penn State Altoona 3, University of Mount Union 1

Sophomore setter Danny Dry (Douglassville, PA/Daniel Boone) is averaging a team-best 5.38 assists per set in the Lions’ last two matches, both wins.

Women’s basketball

  • La Roche College 73, Penn State Altoona 64