ALTOONA, Pa. — Penn State Altoona offers scores and results from varsity athletics for Feb. 17-22.
Penn State Behrend 86, Penn State Altoona 68
Hilbert College 77, Penn State Altoona 72
Lions senior guard/forward Ishimeal Nance (Muscle Shoals, Alabama/Muscle Shoals) set a new team record for the most points scored in a single season during Penn State Altoona’s loss to Hilbert on Wednesday, Feb. 21, in the first round of the AMCC Tournament. Nance has scored 495 points this season, establishing a new program record.
Fifth Place at the AMCC Championships (Feb. 14-17)
Lions sophomore Tanner Yaw (Palmyra, Pennsylvania/Palmyra) set a new men’s swimming team record in the 400 Yard IM during day three of the AMCC Swimming Championships on Feb. 16, finishing in 4:38.07.
Penn State Altoona 3, College of St. Elizabeth 0
Lancaster Bible College 3, Penn State Altoona 0
Penn State Altoona 3, Hiram College 0
In Penn State Altoona’s last three matches, senior middle hitter Dan Downs (Reading, Pennsylvania/Daniel Boone) and junior outside hitter Brian Sheddy (Shrewsbury, Pennsylvania/Susquehannock) each racked up 23 kills, averaging a team-best 2.88 kills per set.
Penn State Behrend 73, Penn State Altoona 62
Sophomore guard Paige Burk (Claysburg, Pennsylvania/Claysburg-Kimmel) scored a team-high 14 points in her team’s final game of the season on Saturday, Feb. 17, a loss to Penn State Behrend.
Fourth Place at the AMCC Championships (Feb. 14-17)
Freshman Danielle Bye (Hockessin, Delaware/Cab Calloway School of the Arts) was named the AMCC Women’s Swimming Newcomer of the Year for being the top point-getter of any first-year female swimmer during the four-day conference championships. Her performance during the AMCCs included setting new team records in the 200 Yard IM (2:18.92) and the 100 Yard Butterfly (1:00.69).