PSU Altoona player gets top honor

College Corner

Penn State Altoona baseball player Catcher Cumming, an Altoona Area High School graduate, was recently voted Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference player of the year.

Cumming also earned first-team honors at first base, along with freshman pitcher Kyle Glass, a Claysburg-Kimmel graduate.

Cumming led the AMCC in home runs (9) and slugging percentage (.778) while also ranking fourth in total bases (70), fifth in runs batted in (31), seventh in triples (2) and 10th in runs scored (28).

Glass led the team in total appearances. In the AMCC this spring, the right-hander ranked third in wins (6) and fourth in earned-run average (2.93) and complete games (3), and eighth in appearances (10) and innings pitched (43.0).

Burke honored

LANCASTER — Altoona Area High School graduate Kayley Burke, a member of the Franklin & Marshall women’s tennis team, was named to the Centennial Conference’s All-Sportsmanship Team.

Burke was a reliable player for the Diplomats as she went 6-0 in singles and 4-1 in doubles.

Burke is now a combined 12-1 between singles and doubles during her career with the Diplomats.

Leonard named

CRESSON — Ryan Leonard earned first-team honors for the Mount Aloysius baseball team as an outfielder in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference.

The Tussey Mountain graduate batted .325 this season, second-best on the team. He had a 1.000 fielding percentage.


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