Behrend’s basketball teams extend their winning streaks

ERIE, Pa. — The Penn State Behrend men’s basketball team has won its last 11 games — the team’s longest winning streak since the 2015-16 season. The women’s team has won its last six matches.

Behrend’s track and field, volleyball, wrestling and bowling teams were also in action last week. Here are the highlights:

men’s basketball

Penn State Behrend 80, Mt. Aloysius 65

Penn Behrend State 81, Alfred State 76

Butler senior PJ Gourley scored 23 points and grabbed 11 rebounds against Mt. Aloysius. He scored 19 points against Alfred State.

women’s basketball

Penn State Behrend 84, Mt. Aloysius 55

Penn Behrend State 74, Alfred State 49

The Lions remain undefeated in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference game. Alanna Dibble, a senior from Lakewood, New York, scored 14 points against Mt. Aloysius. Alexis Furyes, a freshman from Medina, Ohio, grabbed a game-high 12 rebounds against Alfred State.

Men’s athletics

Punxsutawney senior Antonio Stello won the 60-meter sprint at the Highlander Invitational at Houghton College, finishing in 7:07 seconds. Samuel Hetrick, a sophomore from New Bethlehem, set a personal best in the high jump, clearing a height of 2.05 meters.

Women’s athletics

Madison Kappelle, a second-year student of Cecil, placed third in the pole vault at the Highlander Invitational at Houghton College, clearing a height of 2.90 meters. She also recorded a career best time in the 200 meters, finishing in 29.66.

men’s volleyball

Marymount 3, Pennsylvania Behrend 0

Arcadia 3, Penn State Behrend 1

JP Goodsel, a grad student from Corry, had seven kills, four digs and two blocks against Marymount. He added seven kills and 10 digs against Arcadia.

Women’s bowling

Penn State Behrend 823, Pitt-Bradford 805

Pitt-Bradford 829, Penn State Behrend 822

Penn State Behrend 811, Pitt-Bradford 785

Harborcreek senior Natalie Denny knocked down 200 pins in game two. She averaged 173.33 points per game.


The Lions lost three games at the John Reese Duals in Wilkes-Barre. Mercer senior Cole Ruffo lost by decision at 149 pounds, finishing 8-5.

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