PSU wrestler Nickal earns Big Ten honor
UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State Nittany Lion wrestler Bo Nickal has been named the Big Ten Wrestler of the Week for the week ending Jan. 6. Nickal earned Penn State’s second weekly honor of the 2018-19 season.
n Penn State Altoona women’s basketball’s sophomore guard/forward Alexis Cannistraci was selected the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference’s Player of the Week on Monday.
n Nathan Davis, a Bellwood-Antis graduate, recently scored 21 points and grabbed seven rebounds for Seton Hill in an overtime loss to Slippery Rock.
He also scored 20 points and grabbed seven more boards in a win over Edinboro. For the season, Davis is averaging 18.2 points-per game.
n Manny Span, an Altoona graduate, recently grabbed nine rebounds, dished out three assists and added eight points to help the Shippensburg University men’s basketball team to a 76-70 win over Edinboro.
n Saint Francis senior guard Jess Kovatch earned NEC Player of the Week honors for the second time this season following two victories.