Athletics News

  • Changes Made to Swim Teams’ Weekend Schedule
    November 20, 2019
    ALTOONA, Pa. – The Penn State Altoona men’s and women’s swimming program has reorganized its competition schedule for this upcoming weekend.
  • Bald Eagles Soar Past Lady Lions 82-49
    November 19, 2019
    LOCK HAVEN, Pa. – Penn State Altoona women’s basketball faced a challenging matchup on Tuesday evening, when the Lady Lions suffered an 82-49 loss to Division II opponent Lock Haven University in the Thomas Fieldhouse.
  • Penn State Altoona Athletics, SAAC Partner with Mountain Lion Backpack Program
    November 18, 2019
    ALTOONA, Pa. – The Penn State Altoona Department of Athletics and the Student-Athlete Advisory Council partnered with the Mountain Lion Backpack Program this past weekend to collect donations for local children.
  • Heisey Takes AMCC Women’s Swimmer of the Week Honors
    November 18, 2019
    NORTH BOSTON, N.Y. – Penn State Altoona freshman Avery Heisey (Lancaster, PA/Conestoga Valley) was selected the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference’s Women’s Swimmer of the Week on Monday.
  • Cannistraci Named AMCC Player of the Week
    November 18, 2019
    NORTH BOSTON, N.Y. – Penn State Altoona women’s basketball junior guard/forward Alexis Cannistraci (Tyrone, PA/Tyrone) was selected the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference’s Player of the Week on Monday for her performance last week.
  • Lady Lions Bowling Places Fourth in Home Quad Match
    November 17, 2019
    ALTOONA, Pa. – Women’s bowling took fourth place in the Penn State Altoona quad match on Sunday afternoon at the F.A. Gerhart Lanes at the Bavarian Aid Society.
  • Lions’ Team Effort Leads to 68-66 Win Over Juniata
    November 16, 2019
    ALTOONA, Pa. – Penn State Altoona men’s basketball pulled off a hard-fought win on Saturday afternoon, edging Juniata College 68-66 in the Lions’ home opener in the Adler Auxiliary Gym.
  • Swanson Sets Record in Lions’ 136-112 Loss to Alfred State
    November 16, 2019
    ALTOONA, Pa. – The Penn State Altoona men’s swimming team hosted its home opener on Saturday afternoon in the Adler Natatorium, and the Lions suffered a 136-112 loss to Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference opponent Alfred State College.
  • Women’s Swimming Edged 124-90 by Alfred State
    November 16, 2019
    ALTOONA, Pa. – Penn State Altoona women’s swimming held its first home meet of the season on Saturday afternoon, losing 124-90 to Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference opponent Alfred State College in the Adler Natatorium.
  • Christine Reaches 1,000 Points in Lady Lions’ Loss to SVC
    November 15, 2019
    ALTOONA, Pa. – Penn State Altoona senior guard Finnley Christine (Tyrone, PA/Tyrone) set a personal milestone on Friday night, reaching the 1,000 point mark for her collegiate career as the Lady Lions basketball team fell 108-83 to Saint Vincent College in the Adler Auxiliary Gym.
  • Great Start Propels Lady Lions to Opening Night Win at Geneva
    November 13, 2019
    BEAVER FALLS, Pa. – A 27-point first quarter helped the Penn State Altoona women’s basketball team win its season opener on Wednesday night, defeating Geneva College 82-63 in the Metheny Fieldhouse.
  • Lady Lions Volleyball Stumbles in ECAC Opening Round
    November 13, 2019
    GROVE CITY, Pa. – Penn State Altoona women’s volleyball’s season came to an end on Wednesday night, when the Lady Lions suffered a 3-0 loss to Grove City College in the first round of the Eastern College Athletic Conference Division III Championship Tournament at the Grove City Arena.
  • Mock, Bauer Selected to All-AMCC Team
    November 13, 2019
    NORTH BOSTON, N.Y. – A pair of Penn State Altoona women’s volleyball freshmen have been selected to the All-Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference team, which was announced on Wednesday morning.
  • Women's Basketball 2019-20 Season Preview
    November 13, 2019
    The temperature has dropped, leaves have fallen, and volleyball, tennis, golf, and soccer seasons have come to an end for the fall. For Penn State Altoona, the focus now turns towards indoor athletics, and for the 22nd year of the women’s basketball program.
  • Thursday Women’s Bowling Match Postponed
    November 12, 2019
    The Penn State Altoona women’s bowling match at Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference opponent Saint Vincent College, scheduled for this Thursday, November 14 in Greensburg, has been postponed.
  • Three Lady Lions Voted to All-AMCC Squad
    November 12, 2019
    NORTH BOSTON, N.Y. – Three Penn State Altoona women’s soccer players have earned spots on the All-Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference team, as the league released its postseason awards on Tuesday.
  • Women’s Volleyball Gains Berth into ECAC Tournament
    November 11, 2019
    DANBURY, Conn. – The Penn State Altoona women’s volleyball team has been selected to compete in the 2019 Eastern College Athletic Conference Division III Women’s Volleyball Championship Tournament, it was announced on Monday afternoon.
  • Swanson Receives AMCC Men’s Swimmer of the Week Award
    November 11, 2019
    NORTH BOSTON, N.Y. – Penn State Altoona freshman Isaac Swanson (Clearfield, PA/Clearfield) was named the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference’s Men’s Swimmer of the Week on Monday.
  • Dangelo Recognized as AMCC Women’s Swimmer of the Week
    November 11, 2019
    NORTH BOSTON, N.Y. – For the third time this season, Penn State Altoona freshman Grace Dangelo (State College, PA/State College) has been named the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference’s Women’s Swimmer of the Week.
  • Men’s Basketball Starts Season With 98-95 Win
    November 09, 2019
    BETHANY, W.Va. – Penn State Altoona men’s basketball opened its 2019-20 season with a 98-95 victory over Bethany College on Saturday at the Hummel Field House.
  • Women’s Volleyball Eliminated from AMCC Tournament
    November 09, 2019
    ERIE, Pa. – No. 4 Penn State Altoona women’s volleyball was knocked out of the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Tournament on Saturday afternoon, when the Lady Lions suffered a 3-0 loss to No. 1 Penn State Behrend in a semifinal round match at the Junker Center.
  • Women’s Swimming Defeated by Juniata, Cal U
    November 08, 2019
    HUNTINGDON, Pa. – Penn State Altoona women’s swimming competed in a tri-meet on Friday evening at Juniata College’s Binder Natatorium, and the Lady Lions suffered a 157-40 defeat to Juniata while also losing 134-31 to Division II opponent California University of Pennsylvania.
  • Lions Swimming Sinks Juniata 96-50
    November 08, 2019
    HUNTINGDON, Pa. – Penn State Altoona men’s swimming recorded its fourth straight win to open the 2019-20 season on Friday night, when the Lions defeated non-conference opponent Juniata College 96-50 at the Binder Natatorium.
  • Men's Basketball 2019-20 Season Preview
    November 07, 2019
    The Penn State Altoona men’s basketball program will be looking to answer some important questions during the 2019-20 season. The Lions return seven players from last season, including three members of their starting lineup. But the team will also be relying heavily on newcomers, as well as expecting returners to take on significantly expanded roles.
  • Lady Lions Advance to AMCC Semifinal With 3-0 Win
    November 06, 2019
    ALTOONA, Pa. – No. 4 seed Penn State Altoona women’s volleyball secured a win in Wednesday night’s Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Tournament first round match in the Adler Auxiliary Gym, sweeping No. 5 Franciscan University 3-0 to advance to the next round of the playoffs.
  • Women’s Basketball Voted Fourth in AMCC Preseason Poll
    November 05, 2019
    NORTH BOSTON, N.Y. – The Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference released its 2019-20 Women’s Basketball Preseason Coaches’ Poll on Tuesday, and the Penn State Altoona women’s basketball team was voted fourth place in it.
  • Men’s Basketball Voted Eighth in AMCC Preseason Poll
    November 05, 2019
    NORTH BOSTON, N.Y. – Penn State Altoona men’s basketball has been predicted to finish in eighth place in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference standings this upcoming season, as the league released the results of its 2019-20 Men’s Basketball Preseason Coaches’ Poll on Tuesday.
  • Heisey is AMCC Women’s Swimmer of the Week
    November 04, 2019
    NORTH BOSTON, N.Y. – Penn State Altoona freshman Avery Heisey (Lancaster, PA/Conestoga Valley) was named the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference’s Women’s Swimmer of the Week on Monday.
  • Lady Lions Swimming Defeats Franciscan 74-61
    November 02, 2019
    STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – The Penn State Altoona women’s swimming team recorded its second dual meet win of the season on Saturday afternoon, when the Lady Lions toppled Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference opponent Franciscan University 74-61 at the Big Red Natatorium at Steubenville High School.
  • Late Goal Ousts Lady Lions from AMCC Tournament
    November 02, 2019
    BUFFALO, N.Y. – No. 4 seed D’Youville College scored the go-ahead goal with under 10 minutes remaining in Saturday’s Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference first round game at Dobson Field, eliminating the No. 5 seed Penn State Altoona women’s soccer team from the postseason.
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