Athletics News

  • 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.
  • Cannistraci Picked AMCC Player of the Week
    December 17, 2018
    NORTH BOSTON, N.Y. – Penn State Altoona sophomore guard/forward Alexis Cannistraci (Tyrone, PA/Tyrone) was named the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference’s Player of the Week in women’s basketball on Monday.
  • Lady Lions Snap Skid With 82-74 Win Over Medaille
    December 16, 2018
    ALTOONA, Pa. – The Penn State Altoona women’s basketball team got back on the winning track Sunday afternoon, defeating Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference opponent Medaille College 82-74 in Adler Arena.
  • Medaille Edges Lions 82-80
    December 16, 2018
    ALTOONA, Pa. – Penn State Altoona men’s basketball dropped a hard-fought Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference game on Sunday afternoon, losing 82-80 to Medaille College in the Adler Arena.
  • Christine Named AMCC Player of the Week
    December 10, 2018
    NORTH BOSTON, N.Y. – Penn State Altoona women’s basketball’s junior guard Finnley Christine (Tyrone, PA/Tyrone) was named the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference’s Player of the Week on Monday for her performance on the hardwood last week.
  • Behrend Holds Off Lions 84-76
    December 08, 2018
    ERIE, Pa. – Despite a second half rally by the Penn State Altoona men’s basketball team, Penn State Behrend grabbed an 84-76 victory in Saturday night’s Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference matchup at the Junker Center.
  • Lady Lions’ Comeback Attempt Falls Short in 77-75 Loss
    December 08, 2018
    ERIE, Pa. – Penn State Altoona women’s basketball nearly overcame a late-game deficit to Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference opponent Penn State Behrend on Saturday night, but the Lady Lions’ rally fell short in a 77-75 loss at the Junker Center.
  • Prolific Offense Leads Lions to 112-84 Win
    December 05, 2018
    ALTOONA, Pa. – It was an historic night for the Penn State Altoona men’s basketball team’s offense, which led the way Wednesday in a 112-84 victory over Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference opponent Pitt-Bradford in the Adler Arena.
  • Pitt-Bradford Comes Back to Defeat Lady Lions 90-87
    December 05, 2018
    ALTOONA, Pa. – Penn State Altoona women’s basketball led by as many as 11 points during Wednesday night’s Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference matchup in the Adler Arena, but visiting Pitt-Bradford came back to win 90-87.
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