Athletics News

  • Women’s Basketball Set to Host Behrend in First Round Playoff Game
    February 18, 2019
    ALTOONA, Pa. – For the first time since the 2014-15 season, the Penn State Altoona women’s basketball team has earned a berth into the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Tournament.
  • Women’s Bowling Places Ninth at SVC Tournament
    February 17, 2019
    GREENSBURG, Pa. – Penn State Altoona women’s bowling returned to the lanes on Sunday to compete in the Br. Patrick Lacey Memorial Tournament, hosted by Saint Vincent College, at Hillview Lanes.
  • Men’s Tennis Swept 9-0 by Juniata
    February 17, 2019
    ALTOONA, Pa. – The Penn State Altoona men’s tennis team’s spring season home opener was spoiled on Sunday afternoon, as the Lions fell 9-0 to non-conference opponent Juniata College at The Summit Tennis & Athletic Club.
  • Lions Finish Fourth in AMCC Swimming Championships
    February 16, 2019
    ERIE, Pa. – Penn State Altoona men’s swimming placed fourth out of five teams, as the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Swimming Championships, hosted by Penn State Behrend at its Junker Center Pool, came to an end on Saturday evening.
  • Lady Lions Swimming Finishes AMCC Championships in Fourth Place
    February 16, 2019
    ERIE, Pa. – After the fourth and final day of the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Swimming Championships, hosted by Penn State Behrend at its Junker Center Pool on Saturday, the Penn State Altoona women’s swimming team nailed down fourth place out of six teams.
  • Lady Lions Close Out Regular Season With 73-64 Loss
    February 16, 2019
    ALTOONA, Pa. – The Penn State Altoona women’s basketball team lost 73-64 in a close battle against Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference foe La Roche College on Saturday in Adler Arena.
  • Lions Fall 95-61 in Season Finale
    February 16, 2019
    ALTOONA, Pa. – Penn State Altoona men’s basketball finished its 2018-19 campaign with a 95-61 loss to Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference opponent La Roche College on Saturday afternoon in the Adler Arena.
  • Lady Lions Hold Fourth After Day Three of AMCC Championships
    February 15, 2019
    ERIE, Pa. – After the third day of the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Swimming Championships at Penn State Behrend’s Junker Center Pool, the Penn State Altoona women’s swimming team remained in fourth place out of six teams.
  • Lions Stay in Fourth After Friday’s AMCC Session
    February 15, 2019
    ERIE, Pa. – By the end of day three of the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Swimming Championships at Penn State Behrend’s Junker Center Pool, the Penn State Altoona men’s swimming team continued to sit in fourth place out of five teams.
  • Lions Defeat Hiram 3-1 for First AMCC Win of ‘19
    February 15, 2019
    ALTOONA, Pa. – Penn State Altoona men’s volleyball used a well-rounded effort to secure its first Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference win of the 2019 season on Friday night, when the Lions topped Hiram College 3-1 in the Adler Arena.
  • Baseball Swept by Royals in Season-Opening Doubleheader
    February 15, 2019
    HARRISONBURG, Va. – Penn State Altoona baseball got its 2019 season underway on Friday afternoon, when the Lions suffered a doubleheader sweep at the hands of Eastern Mennonite University by scores of 7-6 and 8-4.
  • Lions in Fourth After Second Day of AMCC Championships
    February 14, 2019
    ERIE, Pa. – Penn State Altoona men’s swimming found itself in fourth place out of five teams by the conclusion of day two of the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Swimming Championships at Penn State Behrend’s Junker Center Pool on Thursday night.
  • Lady Lions Swimming in Fourth After Day Two of AMCC Championships
    February 14, 2019
    ERIE, Pa. – At the conclusion of day two of the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Swimming Championships, hosted at Penn State Behrend’s Junker Center Pool, the Penn State Altoona women’s swimming team held fourth place out of five teams.
  • Baseball Doubleheader at EMU Moved Up to Friday
    February 14, 2019
    HARRISONBURG, Va. – Penn State Altoona baseball's season-opening doubleheader at non-conference opponent Eastern Mennonite University has been moved from Saturday to Friday to avoid expected poor weather conditions.
  • Offense Key in Lions’ 94-85 Win at Pitt-Bradford
    February 13, 2019
    BRADFORD, Pa. – Penn State Altoona men’s basketball completed the season sweep of Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference opponent Pitt-Bradford on Wednesday night, when the Lions nabbed a 94-85 victory at the Kessel Athletic Complex.
  • Men’s Swimming in Fourth After Opening Day of AMCC Championships
    February 13, 2019
    ERIE, Pa. – Penn State Altoona men’s swimming held down fourth place out of five teams by the end of the first day of the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Championships on Wednesday night in the Junker Center Pool.
  • Women’s Swimming in Third After Day One of AMCCs
    February 13, 2019
    ERIE, Pa. – After the first day of the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Swimming Championships on Wednesday evening at the Junker Center Pool, the Penn State Altoona women’s swimming team found itself in third place out of four teams.
  • Women’s Basketball Stumbles at Pitt-Bradford
    February 13, 2019
    BRADFORD, Pa. – In its final road game of the 2018-19 regular season, the Penn State Altoona women’s basketball team was downed 88-55 at Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference opponent Pitt-Bradford on Wednesday evening in the Kessel Athletic Complex.
  • Baseball 2019 Season Preview
    February 13, 2019
    Hopes are high this spring for Penn State Altoona baseball, as it prepares to embark on its 20th season as an NCAA Division III team. The Lions have shown steady improvement in each of the past two years, and with a solid and experienced foundation of talent, the team could be poised for its best season in recent history.
  • Baseball Projected Fifth in AMCC Preseason Poll
    February 12, 2019
    NORTH BOSTON, N.Y. – Penn State Altoona baseball is expected to finish in fifth place, according to the results of the 2019 Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll that was released on Tuesday afternoon.
  • Swimming Teams Set for AMCC Championships
    February 11, 2019
    ALTOONA, Pa. – The Penn State Altoona men’s and women’s swimming teams are ready to compete in the 2018-19 Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Championships this week.
  • Men’s Tennis Loses 5-3 in Season Opener
    February 09, 2019
    WINCHESTER, Va. – Penn State Altoona men’s tennis started its 2019 schedule opener with a 5-3 loss to non-conference opponent Shenandoah University at Winchester Country Club on Saturday night.
  • Lions Fall in Overtime to D’Youville
    February 09, 2019
    ALTOONA, Pa. – Penn State Altoona men’s basketball’s postseason hopes took a big hit on Saturday afternoon, when the Lions were edged 97-95 in overtime to Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference opponent D’Youville College in the Adler Arena.
  • Dominant Lady Lions Prevail 89-55 Over D’Youville
    February 09, 2019
    ALTOONA, Pa. – The Penn State Altoona women’s basketball team dominated on both sides of the ball in their 89-55 victory over Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference foe D’Youville College on Saturday in Adler Arena.
  • Men’s Volleyball Goes 2-1 in Saturday Matches at Mount Union
    February 09, 2019
    ALLIANCE, Ohio – Penn State Altoona men’s volleyball finished up its competition in the Mount Union Purple Raider Rumble on Saturday, recording 3-0 wins over Thomas More College and the University of Mount Union while falling 3-0 to Fontbonne University.
  • Men’s Volleyball Starts Weekend With 3-0 Win
    February 08, 2019
    ALLIANCE, Ohio – Penn State Altoona men’s volleyball opened its weekend in the Mount Union Purple Raider Rumble with a 3-0 sweep of Trine University on Friday evening at the McPherson Academic and Athletic Complex.
  • Men’s Tennis 2019 Season Preview
    February 08, 2019
    The 2019 season marks a new chapter in the history of the Penn State Altoona men’s tennis program. The Lions introduced new head coach Megan Bettwy in January, and she expects to each player to improve individually while benefitting the team as a whole.
  • Lions Snap Skid With 79-65 Win Over Grove City
    February 06, 2019
    ALTOONA, Pa. – Penn State Altoona men’s basketball used a solid overall performance on Wednesday night to halt its five-game losing streak, as the Lions nabbed a 79-65 victory over non-conference opponent Grove City College in the Adler Arena.
  • Lions Sweep Wilkes for First Road Win
    February 06, 2019
    WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – Penn State Altoona men’s volleyball earned its first road victory of the season and second consecutive win overall on Wednesday night, sweeping non-conference opponent Wilkes University 3-0 at the Marts Center.
  • Penn State Altoona Wraps Up SAAC for Socks Collection
    February 06, 2019
    ALTOONA, Pa. – Penn State Altoona Athletics and its Student-Athlete Advisory Committee took part in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference’s recent “SAAC for Socks” initiative to collect warm clothing items for homeless people during the winter months.
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