No new recruits for UPJ women
Mike Drahos was hired as the Pitt-Johnstown women’s basketball coach late in July, with little to no time left in the recruiting season.
The former West Liberty University assistant coach heeded the advice of other coaches. Drahos ignored the temptation to hastily sign a few recruits simply to put his own stamp on this season’s Lady Cats.
Kutztown wrestlers to visit Pitt-Johnstown
Coach Pat Pecora's eighth-ranked Pitt-Johnstown wrestlers will face a challenge in trying to extend their streak of 16 consecutive dual meet wins tonight.
The Mountain Cats will host 12th-ranked Kutztown University for alumni night at
7 p.m. in the Sports Center.
St. Francis women lose on road
The St. Francis University women’s basketball team lost on the road at George Mason, 97-62, on Thursday evening.
The Red Flash (0-3) had trouble containing Georgetown transfer Taylor Brown as the redshirt sophomore scored 28 points and dished out eight assists for the Patriots (4-1). Alli Williams paced St. Francis with 15 points, five rebounds, and seven steals, while Alexa Hayward added eight points.
- Local sports in brief 11/22/2013
UPJ wrestlers open with pair of victories
Eighth-ranked Pitt-Johnstown keeps rolling.
Carrying a 15-match winning streak that dates back to Dec. 4, 2012, the Mountain Cats (2-0) ran their streak one match higher, dropping West Liberty 34-6 Wednesday night at the UPJ Sports Center.
Pitt-Johnstown men lose first PSAC game at IUP
The 14th-ranked IUP men’s basketball team used a game-high 26 points by Marcel Souberveille and 24 from Mathis Keita in a 76-62 victory over Pitt-Johnstown at the Kovalchik Center.
The game was UPJ’s first in the PSAC.
Pitt-Johnstown women open PSAC with loss at IUP
IUP built a 12-point halftime advantage on its way to a 96-72 victory over visiting Pitt-Johnstown in the Lady Cats program’s first PSAC game.
Jasmine Harper’s 23 points and eight rebounds led Pitt-Johnstown, now 1-2 overall and 0-1 in conference-play.
Pitt easily rolls over Lehigh
Talib Zanna scored a career-high 23 points to with 14 rebounds and Pittsburgh made quick work of Lehigh 77-58 on Wednesday night.
Durand Johnson chipped in 15 points for the Panthers (4-0), who had little trouble with the well-traveled Mountain Hawks after racing to an early 23-point lead. James Robinson added a career-high 11 assists without turning it over as Pitt cruised. The Panthers have won their four games by an average of 26 points.
Penn State women pin loss on Bucknell
Maggie Lucas scored 17 points to lead five Penn State players in double figures as the Lady Lions overwhelmed Bucknell 92-49 on Wednesday night.
Penn State (3-1) bounced back from a 19-point home loss to top-ranked Connecticut.
Lucas scored at least 17 points for the fourth consecutive game.
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