Athletics News

  • Men’s Basketball Falls 91-78 at Frostburg
    November 17, 2018
    FROSTBURG, Md. – Penn State Altoona men’s basketball took its second straight loss to open the season on Saturday night, when the Lions were defeated 91-78 by non-conference opponent Frostburg State University in a hard-fought game at the Bobcat Arena.
  • Men’s Swimming Downed by Alfred State
    November 17, 2018
    ALFRED, N.Y. – Penn State Altoona men’s swimming lost 173-76 at Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference opponent Alfred State College on Saturday afternoon.
  • Women’s Swimming Drops Meet at Alfred State
    November 17, 2018
    ALFRED, N.Y. – Penn State Altoona women’s swimming fell 161-22 to Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference opponent Alfred State College on Saturday afternoon.
  • Women’s Basketball Falls 53-47 at Shenandoah
    November 17, 2018
    WINCHESTER, Va. – Penn State Altoona women’s basketball suffered its first loss of the young 2018-19 season on Saturday afternoon, losing 53-47 to non-conference opponent Shenandoah University in the Wilkins Center.
  • Lady Lions Start Season With Overtime Win
    November 16, 2018
    ALTOONA, Pa. – Penn State Altoona women’s basketball got its 2018-19 season off to a thrilling start on Friday evening, posting an 83-82 victory over non-conference opponent Geneva College in the Adler Arena.
  • Thursday Women's Basketball Opener Moved to Friday
    November 14, 2018
    ALTOONA, Pa. -- The Penn State Altoona women's basketball team's season-opening home game against Geneva College, scheduled for tomorrow, Thursday, November 15, has been moved to Friday, November 16 at 5:00 p.m. due to the expectation of bad weather conditions.
  • Lions Drop Season Opener 87-80 at Saint Vincent
    November 13, 2018
    LATROBE, Pa. – Penn State Altoona men’s basketball started its 2018-19 schedule on the road Tuesday evening, when the Lions suffered an 87-80 loss to non-conference opponent Saint Vincent College in the Robert S. Carey Student Center.
  • Women’s Bowling Falls to Pitt-Bradford in Season Opener
    November 11, 2018
    ALTOONA, Pa. – The Penn State Altoona women’s bowling team got its 2018-19 schedule started on Sunday morning against Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference opponent Pitt-Bradford at Holiday Bowl.
  • Women’s Swimming Defeated at Salisbury
    November 10, 2018
    SALISBURY, Md. – Penn State Altoona women’s swimming was handed a 108-43 loss by non-conference opponent Salisbury University on Saturday afternoon at the Maggs Center Swimming Pool.
  • Men’s Swimming Downed by Salisbury
    November 10, 2018
    SALISBURY, Md. – The Penn State Altoona men’s swimming team suffered a 132-56 loss to non-conference opponent Salisbury University on Saturday afternoon at the Maggs Center Swimming Pool.
  • Men’s Swimming Edged by Juniata
    November 09, 2018
    ALTOONA, Pa. – Penn State Altoona men’s swimming returned to action on Friday evening for its final home meet of the season, and the Lions were defeated 99-80 by non-conference opponent Juniata College in the Adler Natatorium.
  • Women’s Swimming Falls to Juniata
    November 09, 2018
    ALTOONA, Pa. – In its final home meet of the 2018-19 season, the Penn State Altoona women’s swimming team suffered a 102-39 loss to non-conference opponent Juniata College in the Adler Natatorium.
  • Men’s Basketball 2018-19 Season Preview
    November 07, 2018
    The Penn State Altoona men’s basketball team had its best season ever in 2017-18. The Lions set a new team record for the most wins in a season with 17, and the squad tied for third place in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference’s regular season standings with a 13-5 record in the league. This year, the Lions hope to find ways to continue that momentum and keep moving in the right direction.
  • Bristol, Cassaday Voted to All-AMCC Volleyball Team
    November 07, 2018
    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. – Penn State Altoona women’s volleyball’s pair of senior outside hitters, Kelsey Bristol (Troy, PA/Troy) and Kaitlin Cassaday (Bel Air, MD/Bel Air), were selected to the All-Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference team, which was announced on Wednesday morning.
  • Three Lady Lions Selected to All-AMCC Squad
    November 06, 2018
    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. – A trio of Penn State Altoona women’s soccer players was named to the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference’s All-Conference team, which was released on Tuesday morning.
  • Crist Voted Second Team All-Conference
    November 06, 2018
    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. – Penn State Altoona senior forward Jordan Crist (Alum Bank, PA/Chestnut Ridge) was voted to the second team of the All-Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference squad, which was announced on Tuesday morning.
  • Christine Headlines AMCC Women’s Basketball Preseason Poll
    November 05, 2018
    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. – Penn State Altoona junior guard Finnley Christine (Tyrone, PA/Tyrone) was announced as the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference’s Co-Preseason Player of the Year in women’s basketball on Monday, when the league released its 2018-19 Preseason Coaches’ Poll.
  • Men’s Basketball Picked Fifth in AMCC Preseason Poll
    November 05, 2018
    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. – The Penn State Altoona men’s basketball team was voted into fifth place in the 2018-19 edition of the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll, the results of which were announced on Monday afternoon.
  • Women’s Swimming Falls to Franciscan
    November 03, 2018
    ALTOONA, Pa. – In its second home dual meet of the season on Saturday afternoon, the Penn State Altoona women’s swimming team suffered a 118-49 loss to Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference opponent Franciscan University in the Adler Natatorium.
  • Women’s Volleyball Falls in AMCC Semifinal Match
    October 31, 2018
    PITTSBURGH, Pa. – No. 4 seed La Roche College came back to defeat No. 5 seed Penn State Altoona 3-1 in Wednesday night’s Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Tournament semifinal at the Kerr Fitness Center.
  • Behrend Gets Past Lady Lions 3-0
    October 31, 2018
    ERIE, Pa. – No. 5 seed Penn State Altoona women’s soccer was eliminated from the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Tournament on Wednesday evening, when the Lady Lions suffered a 3-0 loss to No. 1 seed Penn State Behrend in the conference semifinals.
  • SAAC Participates in Safe Trick-or-Treat
    October 31, 2018
    ALTOONA, Pa. – Members of Penn State Altoona’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) got in the Halloween spirit while serving the community last week, participating in the Safe Trick-or-Treat event held on campus last Thursday.
  • Women's Bowling 2018-19 Season Preview
    October 31, 2018
    As the Penn State Altoona women’s bowling team prepares for its 10th season as an NCAA program, the Lady Lions are ready to show improvement within a conference that is bolstering its support for the sport.
  • Stevens, Simmons Headline AMCC’s Postseason Awards
    October 30, 2018
    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. – Penn State Altoona women’s tennis freshman Jessica Stevens (Altoona, PA/Altoona) was voted the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference’s Player of the Year and Newcomer of the Year, and Lady Lions head coach Doug Simmons was named the AMCC’s Co-Coach of the Year when the league released its All-Conference team on Tuesday morning.
  • Emershaw, Masullo Sweep AMCC Weekly Awards
    October 29, 2018
    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. – Penn State Altoona women’s soccer swept the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference’s weekly awards on Monday, when senior Sydney Emershaw (Dallas, PA/Dallas) was named the league’s Offensive Player of the Week and freshman Alana Masullo (Bellefonte, PA/Bellefonte) was chosen as its Defensive Player of the Week.
  • Women’s Tennis Eliminated from AMCC Tournament With 5-3 Loss
    October 27, 2018
    ERIE, Pa. – The Penn State Altoona women’s tennis team’s Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Tournament run came to an end on Saturday night, when the No. 2 seed Lady Lions were upended 5-3 by No. 3 seed Mount Aloysius College in a conference tournament semifinal match at Westwood Racquet Club.
  • Women’s Soccer Advances With 3-1 Win at Pitt-Greensburg
    October 27, 2018
    ALVERTON, Pa. – No. 5 seed Penn State Altoona women’s soccer earned a first round Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Tournament win on Saturday afternoon, defeating No. 4 Pitt-Greensburg 3-1 at Southmoreland High School.
  • Women’s Swimming Starts Season With 73-33 Win
    October 27, 2018
    ALTOONA, Pa. – Penn State Altoona women’s swimming got its 2018-19 season off to a good start on Saturday afternoon, when the Lady Lions earned a 73-33 victory over Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference opponent Pitt-Bradford in the Adler Natatorium.
  • Men’s Swimming Falls 99-74 in Home Opener
    October 27, 2018
    ALTOONA, Pa. – In its first meet of the 2018-19 season, Penn State Altoona men’s swimming suffered a 99-74 loss to Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference opponent Pitt-Bradford on Saturday afternoon in the Adler Natatorium.
  • Women’s Volleyball Loses Regular Season Finale 3-0 to Pitt-Bradford
    October 27, 2018
    ALTOONA, Pa. – Penn State Altoona women’s volleyball closed out its regular season schedule on Saturday afternoon in the Adler Arena, falling 3-0 to Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference opponent Pitt-Bradford.
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