Local college roundup: Mansfield sprints beat post

Mansfield’s defense forced five turnovers including four interceptions to lead the Mountaineers to a 27-0 win over Post on Saturday in sprint football.

The win was the first for head coach Rick Novak. The defense held Post to 135 yards in total offense including just 21 yards on the ground.

Adam Hutchison, Hunter Brown, Trenton Smith, and Kardale Taylor scored rushing touchdowns.

Doug Bird had nine tackles, all of the solo. Fellow seniors John Capwell and Mike Bucek each had seven stops.

• In men’s soccer, needing a win and some help to reach the MAC Commonwealth Tournament for the fourth year in a row, Lycoming did its part with a 4-2 win over Stevenson, but fell short of the postseason, ending the careers of the winningest senior class in program history.

The Warriors finished 9-6-4 and 3-5-2 in the MAC Commonwealth, giving seniors Mike Amaya, Jason Coles, Josh Gildea, Dom Haynes, Alfonce Mutuku, and Stallon Ndawula a record of 53-19-13 n their careers.

Penn College finished its season with a 9-0 win over Saint Elizabeth.

Bucknell was again bitten in the final minutes, as Lehigh’s Mark Forrest scored his second goal of the day with 6:16 remaining in the game to send the Mountain Hawks to a 2-1 win.

Despite outshooting visiting California (Pa.) 8-5, Lock Haven lost 1-0 in the Bald Eagles final game.

• In women’s soccer, Marah Foltz scored in the 99th minute to give Lock Haven a thrilling 2-1 overtime victory over California (Pa.) to cap the regular season with 7 wins, its most in 10 years.

In women’s volleyball, Lock Haven dropped a hard fought battle on the road at Seton Hill, 25-21, 25-17, 25-21. Sarah Gomish finished the match with nine kills. Gomish also added 11 digs.

Bridgette Holland capped a terrific statistical weekend with 14 kills and a .500 hitting percentage, but Bucknell couldn’t complete the perfect weekend with a 3-1 loss to Lafayette.

Kristine Jahn posted 24 kills in a pair of matches to move within 12 of 1,000 in her career to lead Lycoming team on the second day of the Eastern quadrangular, as the team dropped Hunter, 3-0 before falling to Muhlenberg, 3-1.

• In field hockey, Bucknell clinched a Patriot League tournament berth with a 3-9 win at Colgate as Anna Willls, MC EVans, and Nicole Rupnik scored.

Mansfield keeper Laura Lawson had 24 saves, but a late Millersville goal allowed the Mauraders a 1-0 win in the season finale.

Lock Haven ended its regular season with a 3-2 win at Holy Cross, marking the 28th straight season with at least 10 wins.

• In cross country, Penn College’s men’s team placed fifth – the best finish in program history – at the North Eastern Athletic Conference Championship at Lan­caster Bible. Josh Velez led the Wildcats with a seventh place finish by navigating the 8K course in 27:46.06.

Freshman Quincy Amabile continued his fantastic season by finishing 12th to become the first Lycoming men’s runner to earn all-conference honors since 2000 and the women’s cross country team finished ninth, the program’s best finish since 1994, at the MAC Championships at Messiah. Amabile posted a time of 27:21.2 on the 8K course, becoming the first Warrior to earn the accolades since Scott Condello was a three-time first-team selection from 1998-2000. The women finished ninth of 16. Kaylee Long led the women’s team with a  34th-place finish in the 156-runner field, posting a time of 25:22.0.

Men’s soccer

Lycoming 4, Stevenson 2

L- Mike Amaya 3; L- Zach Raut (1) (Nathan Harding) 29; S-Colin Horne (Sam Bly) 36; L- Jason Coles (2) (Sainclair Tueno ;Dom Haynes) 48; L- Stallon Ndawula 55; S-DR Medtart (Sam Bly) 80

Shots: S 9, L 16. Saves; S 4 (Michael Tringali) 4, S (Chris Solecki, Josh Gildea) 3

Records: Lycoming 9-6-4, 3-3-2 MAC. Stevenson 3-13, 2-6 MAC.

Cal 1, Lock Haven 0

C – Cooper Amos (Lucas Exner) 56

Shots: LHU 8, Cal 5. Corners: LHU 5, Cal 6.  Saves: LHU 2, Cal 5.

Records: LHU 5-11-1, 3-8 PSAC. Cal 10-5-1, 6-4-1.

Women’s soccer

Stevenson 1, Lycoming 0

S – Juliana Portera (Alexis Siejack) 101:41

Shots: S 37, L 3 Saves: S 1 (Tiffany McKee 1), L 15 (Joelle Winey 15)

Records: Stevenson (8-6-2, 5-2-1 MACC)  Lycoming (7-9-3, 1-6-1 MACC)

Lock Haven 2, Cal 1

L – Janelle Swartz (Marah Foltz) 61; C – Luisa Holzapfel (Danielle Koehler) 64; L – Foltz (Gabby Kishbaugh) 98

Shots: LHU 13, Cal 2. Corners: LHU 9, Cal 2. Saves: LHU 0, Cal 6.

Records: LHU 7-10, 6-10 PSAC. Cal 2-11-3, 2-11-3 PSAC.

WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL

Lycoming 3, Hunter 1

Scores: 25-19,25-22,25-22,0-0

Lycoming (15-18) (Kills-aces-blocks) – Kristine Jahn 10-0-1; Alysa McDevitt 7-0-2; Lauren Fink 7-0-1; Cheyenne Altland 6-0-4; Tayler Whitman 4-1-2; Katie Hausknecht 3-0-1; Catherine Burger 0-2-0; Totals 37-3-6.0. (Assists) – Catherine Burger 22; Emily Morris 10. (Dig leaders) – Emily Hepner 18; Haley Deibert 7

Hunter (17-13) (Kills-aces-blocks) – Julia Connolly 11-1-0; Samantha Barrett 6-1-1; Taylor Kerr-Haiduk 6-1-2; Miranda Hogan 4-0-0; Daphne Odeh 2-0-0; Breanna Banske 1-0-0; Haley Trunkett 0-2-0; Totals 30-5-3.0. (Assists) – Breanna Banske 17. (Dig leaders) – Julia Connolly 10; Taylor Kerr-Haiduk 9

Muhlenberg 3, Lycoming 1

Scores: 4-21,19-25,25-13,25-16

Lycoming (15-19) (Kills-aces-blocks) – Kristine Jahn 14-0-0; Tayler Whitman 7-0-1; Alysa McDevitt 6-0-1; Cheyenne Altland 6-0-3; Lauren Fink 3-0-0; Katie Hausknecht 1-0-0; Lilly Singleton 1-0-0; Haley Deibert 1-0-0; Emily Hepner 0-2-1; Catherine Burger 0-1-0; Lindsay Beck 0-2-0; Totals 39-5-5.0. (Assists) – Catherine Burger 25. (Dig leaders) – Emily Hepner 8; Lauren Fink 5

Muhlenberg (19-10) (Kills-aces-blocks) – Maggie Enestvedt 17-3-2; Kelly Tornetta 16-3-0; Shannon Hubert 9-2-1; Erica Schultz 8-0-3; Madison Forrest 7-0-1; Tara Register 3-2-2; Allison Glass 1-0-0; Laura Boll 1-0-0; Stefanie Mutter 0-0-1; Elizabeth Garrison 0-4-0; Totals 62-14-5.0. (Assists) – Shannon Hubert 46. (Dig leaders) – Elizabeth Garrison 13; Kelly Tornetta 10

FIELD HOCKEY

Millersville 1, Mansfield 0

Mil – Carly Castle (Margaret Thorwart) 62

Shots: Mil 31, Man 6. Saves: Mill 0. Man 25

Records: Millersville 14-4, 7-3 PSAC. Mansfield 2-16, 1-9

Lock Haven 3, Holy Cross 2

L – April Stafford (Alyscia Smith ) 5; L – Lydia George (Smith) 15; H – Maureen Connolly (Caroline Bono) 15; L – Tamia Roach (Whiteman, McCabe) 54; H – Emily Loprete (Maureen Connolly) 68.

Shots: LHU 16, HC 8. Penalty corners: LHU 4, HC 3. Saves: LHU 2, HC 9

Records: LHU 10-8, 4-4 A-10. Holy Cross 8-9, 3-3 PL.

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