Tigers remain unbeaten
HOLLIDAYSBURG – The Hollidaysburg High School golf team improved to 4-0 with a 202-218 victory over Hempfield on Wednesday afternoon on the Scotch Valley golf course.
Isaac Wood and David Snyder both shot a 38 for Hollidaysburg, tying for match medalist honors with Hempfield’s Javon Trout.
The match was played according to WPIAL rules, and nine holes were contested.
HOLLIDAYSBURG (202): 1, tie, Wood and Snyder, 38. 3, tie, Landry, Stubbs, and Delozier, 42.
HEMPFIELD (218): 1, Trout, 38. 2, Bagiatis, 43; 3, tie, Roshkosh and Lucus, 44. 4, Suchko, 49.
Records: Hollidaysburg (4-0), Hempfield (2-1).
Lady Tigers cruise
GREENSBURG – Marissa Lanzel, Sierra Cobler and Maisie Supp each logged singles wins to propel Hollidaysburg to a 5-0 victory over Greensburg Salem in the season opener Wednesday for both high school tennis teams.
The team of Alyssa Pheasant and Aly Baum combined for one doubles win, and the squad of Falon Morris and Annie Ruggles logged another for Hollidaysburg.
SINGLES: 1, Lanzel, H, def. Neuhor, 6-1, 6-2. 2, Cobler, H, def. Neuman, 6-0, 6-0. 3, Supp, H, def. Smith, 6-0, 6-0.
DOUBLES: 1, Pheasant-Baum, H, def. Grecco-Schimanski, 6-1, 6-2. 2, Morris-Ruggles, H, def. Leonard-DiCristfaro, 6-1, 6-1.
Records: Hollidaysburg (1-0), Greensburg-Salem (0-1).
SFU forward honored
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – St. Francis senior forward Tesa McKibben – the NCAA’s active leader in career points – has been named to the 31-member 2013 Missouri Athletic Club’s (MAC) Hermann Trophy Watch List.
The first three-time Player of the Year in Northeast Conference history, McKibben ranked second in the country in points (49) and fifth in goals (19) in 2012. A strong All-America contender, she racked up eight game-winners while dishing out 13 assists in 21 games for the NEC regular season champion Red Flash.
The MAC Hermann Trophy is the highest individual award in college soccer presented annually to one male and one female athlete. The winners will be announced Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, at the trophy presentation banquet at the Missouri Athletic Club in St. Louis.
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Thirty female student-athletes, including Penn State senior Maya Hayes, have been selected as candidates for the 2013 Senior CLASS Award in collegiate soccer, announced Wednesday afternoon.
The Senior CLASS (Celebrating Loyalty and Achievement for Staying in School) Award is presented yearly to a Division I senior student-athlete who has notable achievements in four areas of excellence community, classroom, character and competition.
Hayes is a two-time NSCAA first team All-American and has earned back-to-back Big Ten Forward of the Year honors.