Athletics News

  • Men’s Swimming Tops Gallaudet 152-53 for Third Straight Win
    January 18, 2019
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Penn State Altoona men’s swimming team earned its third consecutive dual meet win on Friday night, when the Lions triumphed 152-53 at non-conference opponent Gallaudet University in the Field House Pool.
  • Women’s Swimming Falls 108-67 at Gallaudet
    January 18, 2019
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – In its second meet of the week, the Penn State Altoona women’s swimming team lost 108-67 to non-conference opponent Gallaudet University at the Field House Pool on Friday night.
  • Saturday Basketball Games Postponed
    January 18, 2019
    BUFFALO, N.Y. – The Penn State Altoona women's and men's basketball doubleheader tomorrow, Saturday, January 19, at Medaille College has been postponed due to Winter Storm Harper.
  • Saturday Men's Volleyball Matches Cancelled
    January 18, 2019
    ALTOONA, Pa. – Due to dangerous weather conditions caused by the impending Winter Storm Harper this weekend, Penn State Altoona's season-opening men's volleyball matches scheduled for tomorrow, Saturday, January 19, have been cancelled.
  • Start Times Adjusted for Saturday Basketball Doubleheader
    January 18, 2019
    BUFFALO, N.Y. – Due to the impending Winter Storm Harper, which is expected to dump significant accumulations of snow across the East, the start times for Saturday's Penn State Altoona women's and men's basketball doubleheader at Medaille College have been changed.
  • Lions Battle Back to Defeat Barons
    January 16, 2019
    STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Penn State Altoona men’s basketball notched its fourth win in a row on Wednesday night, staging a comeback to defeat Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference opponent Franciscan University 74-72 in the Finnegan Fieldhouse.
  • Lady Lions’ Win Streak Halted by Franciscan
    January 16, 2019
    STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Penn State Altoona women’s basketball saw its five-game winning streak end on Wednesday evening, when the Lady Lions suffered a 77-61 loss to Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference opponent Franciscan University in the Finnegan Fieldhouse.
  • Penn State Altoona to Join AMCC’s SAAC for Socks Initiative
    January 16, 2019
    ALTOONA, Pa. – Penn State Altoona Athletics and its Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) will be participating in a new community service initiative set forth by the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference to benefit the needy this winter.
  • Lions Win Season-High 10 Events in Victory at Wells
    January 15, 2019
    AURORA, N.Y. – Penn State Altoona men’s swimming posted a dominant performance on Tuesday afternoon, defeating non-conference opponent Wells College 73-3 at the Wells Aquatic Center.
  • Lady Lions Drop Dual Meet at Wells
    January 15, 2019
    AURORA, N.Y. – Penn State Altoona women’s swimming was handed a 69-20 loss by non-conference opponent Wells College on Tuesday afternoon at the Wells Aquatic Center.
  • Penn State Altoona SAAC Volunteers With Special Olympian Bowlers
    January 15, 2019
    ALTOONA, Pa. – Penn State Altoona’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) hit the bowling lanes on Monday, January 14 to volunteer with the Special Olympics of Blair County.
  • Archie-Davis Named AMCC Player of the Week
    January 14, 2019
    NORTH BOSTON, N.Y. – Penn State Altoona senior guard Jalen Archie-Davis (Norcross, GA/Norcross) was named the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference’s Player of the Week in men’s basketball on Monday afternoon.
  • Men’s Volleyball Selected Third in AMCC Preseason Poll
    January 14, 2019
    NORTH BOSTON, N.Y. – The Penn State Altoona men’s volleyball team was voted into third place in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference’s 2019 Preseason Coaches’ Poll, which was released on Monday morning.
  • Archie-Davis’ Late Basket Helps Lions to 82-81 Win
    January 12, 2019
    ALTOONA, Pa. – Jalen Archie-Davis (Norcross, GA/Norcross) scored the go-ahead layup with one second remaining in Saturday afternoon’s Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference matchup in the Adler Arena, propelling the Penn State Altoona men’s basketball team to an 82-81 win over Hilbert College.
  • Men’s Swimming Tops Bethany 93-85 for First Dual Meet Win
    January 12, 2019
    BETHANY, W.Va. – Penn State Altoona men’s swimming recorded its first dual meet victory of the 2018-19 season on Saturday afternoon, when the Lions defeated non-conference opponent Bethany College 93-85 at the John J. Knight Natatorium.
  • Women’s Swimming Defeats Bethany 75-37
    January 12, 2019
    BETHANY, W.Va. – The Penn State Altoona women’s swimming team returned to the pool on Saturday afternoon for its first competition since December 1, and the Lady Lions handed non-conference opponent Bethany College a 75-37 defeat at the John J. Knight Natatorium.
  • Lady Lions Defeat Hilbert for Fifth Straight Win
    January 12, 2019
    ALTOONA, Pa. – The Penn State Altoona women’s basketball team extended its winning streak to five games with an 88-75 victory over Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference foe Hilbert College on Saturday afternoon in Adler Arena.
  • Kusters Named ECAC Regional Rookie of the Month
    January 10, 2019
    DANBURY, Conn. – Penn State Altoona freshman guard Jack Kusters (Quakertown, PA/Lansdale Catholic) was selected as the Eastern College Athletic Conference’s Division III South Region Rookie of the Month on Thursday for his performance during the month of December.
  • Offense Leads Way for Lions in 99-95 Win
    January 09, 2019
    ALTOONA, Pa. – Penn State Altoona men’s basketball used a strong offensive performance on Wednesday night to secure a 99-95 win over Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference opponent Pitt-Greensburg in the Adler Arena.
  • Lady Lions Add to Win Streak With 79-64 Victory
    January 09, 2019
    ALTONA, Pa. – The Penn State Altoona women’s basketball team extended its winning streak to four games with a dominant 79-63 victory over Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference opponent Pitt-Greensburg on Wednesday night in Adler Arena.
  • Gardner-Nicholson Takes AMCC Player of the Week Honors
    January 07, 2019
    NORTH BOSTON, N.Y. – Penn State Altoona men’s basketball’s junior center Cameron Gardner-Nicholson (Philadelphia, PA/Boys’ Latin Charter) was named the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference’s Player of the Week on Monday.
  • Cannistraci Named AMCC Player of the Week
    January 07, 2019
    NORTH BOSTON, N.Y. – Penn State Altoona women’s basketball’s sophomore guard/forward Alexis Cannistraci (Tyrone, PA/Tyrone) was selected the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference’s Player of the Week on Monday.
  • Lions Get Past D’Youville 75-74
    January 05, 2019
    BUFFALO, N.Y. – Penn State Altoona men’s basketball came out on top of a tightly-contested Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference game on Saturday afternoon, edging D’Youville College 75-74 in the College Center Gym.
  • Lady Lions Rally Past D’Youville for Third Straight Win
    January 05, 2019
    BUFFALO, N.Y. – Despite trailing by as many as 16 points in Saturday afternoon’s Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference game, the Penn State Altoona women’s basketball team came back to defeat D’Youville College 83-81 at the College Center Gym.
  • Barons Best Lions 99-91 in Overtime
    January 03, 2019
    ALTOONA, Pa. – Penn State Altoona men’s basketball came out on the losing end of a hard-fought Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference game Thursday night, when Franciscan University prevailed 99-91 in overtime in the Adler Arena.
  • Lady Lions Overpower Franciscan 74-43
    January 03, 2019
    ALTOONA, Pa. – Penn State Altoona women’s basketball proved to be too much for Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference opponent Franciscan University on Thursday evening, when the Lady Lions posted a 74-43 victory in the Adler Arena.
  • Lions’ Rally Comes Up Short in 60-55 Loss to Chatham
    December 31, 2018
    ALTOONA, Pa. – Penn State Altoona men’s basketball nearly overcame a double-digit deficit in the second half of Monday afternoon’s game, but the Lions ultimately lost 60-55 to non-conference opponent Chatham University in the Adler Arena.
  • Women’s Basketball Sails Past Chatham 80-60
    December 31, 2018
    ALTOONA, Pa. – Penn State Altoona women’s basketball closed out the calendar year with a strong team win on Monday afternoon, defeating non-conference opponent Chatham University 80-60 in the Adler Arena.
  • Lady Lions Drop Hoops for Hope Tournament Consolation Game
    December 29, 2018
    DELAWARE, Ohio – Penn State Altoona women’s basketball was handed a loss by a nationally-ranked team on Saturday afternoon, when the Lady Lions fell 86-40 to No. 19 University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh in the consolation game of the Hoops for Hope Tournament at Ohio Wesleyan University’s Branch Rickey Arena.
  • Lady Lions Drop OWU Tournament Opener 88-64
    December 28, 2018
    DELAWARE, Ohio – Penn State Altoona women’s basketball returned from its winter break on Friday night to tip off Ohio Wesleyan University’s Hoops for Hope Tournament, and the Lady Lions suffered an 88-64 loss to host school Ohio Wesleyan at Branch Rickey Arena.
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