Athletics News

  • Cannistraci Takes AMCC Player of the Week Honors
    December 09, 2019
    NORTH BOSTON, N.Y. – Penn State Altoona women’s basketball’s junior guard/forward Alexis Cannistraci (Tyrone, PA/Tyrone) was named the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Player of the Week on Monday.
  • Dangelo Named AMCC Swimmer of the Week for Fifth Time
    December 09, 2019
    NORTH BOSTON, N.Y. – Penn State Altoona freshman Grace Dangelo (State College, PA/State College) was chosen as the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference’s Women’s Swimmer of the Week on Monday.
  • Lady Lions’ Well-Rounded Performance Leads to Big Win
    December 07, 2019
    ALTOONA, Pa. – Penn State Altoona women’s basketball executed well in all facets of Saturday’s game, posting an 87-49 victory over Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference opponent Alfred State College in the Adler Auxiliary Gym.
  • Hicks’ Career Day, Strong Team Defense Lead Lions Past Alfred State
    December 07, 2019
    ALTOONA, Pa. – Penn State Altoona men’s basketball earned its first Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference win of the season on Saturday afternoon, defeating Alfred State College 78-69 in the Adler Auxiliary Gym.
  • Sunday Women's Bowling Match Postponed
    December 07, 2019
    ALTOONA, Pa. – The Penn State Altoona women’s bowling match at home against Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference opponent La Roche University, scheduled for tomorrow, Sunday, December 8, has been postponed.
  • Men’s Swimming Bested by Behrend
    December 07, 2019
    ALTOONA, Pa. – Penn State Altoona men’s swimming was handed a 160-67 defeat at the hands of Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference opponent Penn State Behrend on Saturday afternoon in the Adler Natatorium.
  • Lady Lions Swimming Loses to Behrend
    December 07, 2019
    ALTOONA, Pa. – Penn State Altoona women’s swimming hosted Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference opponent Penn State Behrend on Saturday afternoon in the Adler Natatorium, and the Lady Lions suffered a 118-69 loss to the visitors.
  • Men’s Volleyball Releases 2020 Schedule
    December 05, 2019
    ALTOONA, Pa. – The Penn State Altoona men’s volleyball program announced its 2020 season schedule on Thursday. The Lions’ schedule is comprised of 22 dates, including the team’s slate of 14 Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference matches.
  • Lady Lions Push Past Pitt-Greensburg 62-58
    December 04, 2019
    ALTOONA, Pa. – A strong fourth quarter propelled the Penn State Altoona women’s basketball team to a 62-58 victory over Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference foe Pitt-Greensburg on Wednesday night in the Adler Auxiliary Gym.
  • Bobcats Rally Past Lions 81-74
    December 04, 2019
    ALTOONA, Pa. – Penn State Altoona men’s basketball led by 10 points in the second half of Wednesday night’s Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference matchup with Pitt-Greensburg in the Adler Auxiliary Gym, but the visiting Bobcats came from behind to defeat the Lions 81-74.
  • Women’s Basketball Downed 90-68 by La Roche in AMCC Opener
    November 26, 2019
    PITTSBURGH – Penn State Altoona women’s basketball suffered a 90-68 loss to Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference opponent La Roche University on Tuesday night in the Kerr Sport & Fitness Center in the teams’ first conference matchup of the season.
  • La Roche Powers Past Lions 113-84
    November 26, 2019
    PITTSBURGH – Penn State Altoona men’s basketball opened its 2019-20 Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference schedule on Tuesday night with a 113-84 loss to La Roche University at the Kerr Sport & Fitness Center.
  • AMCC Announces 2019 Fall All-Sportsmanship Team
    November 26, 2019
    NORTH BOSTON, N.Y. – The Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference released its 2019 Fall All-Sportsmanship Team on Tuesday morning, and it includes five Penn State Altoona student-athletes.
  • Dangelo Collects Fourth AMCC Women’s Swimmer of the Week Award
    November 25, 2019
    NORTH BOSTON, N.Y. – Penn State Altoona freshman Grace Dangelo (State College, PA/State College) was announced as the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference’s Women’s Swimmer of the Week for the fourth time this season on Monday.
  • Men’s Swimming Places Ninth by Conclusion of Oberlin Invitational
    November 24, 2019
    OBERLIN, Ohio – By the end of the third and final day of this weekend’s Oberlin College Invitational at the Carr Pool, the Penn State Altoona men’s swimming team nailed down ninth place out of 12 teams.
  • Women’s Swimming Finishes 13th at Oberlin Invitational
    November 24, 2019
    OBERLIN, Ohio – By the end of the third and final day of the Oberlin College Invitational on Sunday at Carr Pool, the Penn State Altoona women’s swimming team occupied 13th place out of 13 teams.
  • Swanson Sets Two Records, Lions Ascend to Ninth at Oberlin Invitational
    November 23, 2019
    OBERLIN, Ohio – The Penn State Altoona men’s swimming team moved up into ninth place after day two of the Oberlin College Invitational on Saturday at the Carr Pool.
  • Dangelo Sets Two Records for Lady Lions at Oberlin Invitational
    November 23, 2019
    OBERLIN, Ohio – The Penn State Altoona women’s swimming team participated in its first events of this weekend’s Oberlin College Invitational on Saturday, jumping into action during day two of the three-day meet at the Carr Pool.
  • Fourth Quarter Defense Helps Lady Lions Rally Past Bethany 74-62
    November 23, 2019
    ALTOONA, Pa. – Penn State Altoona women’s basketball overcame a deficit through three quarters of play during Saturday afternoon’s non-conference battle in the Adler Auxiliary Gym, coming back in the fourth quarter to defeat Bethany College 74-62.
  • Men’s Basketball Loses to Walsh in Exhibition Tilt
    November 23, 2019
    NORTH CANTON, Ohio – Penn State Altoona men’s basketball took a 119-76 loss to Division II opponent #25 Walsh University on Saturday afternoon in the Alumni Arena.
  • Men’s Swimming Starts Oberlin Invitational in 10th Place
    November 22, 2019
    OBERLIN, Ohio – Penn State Altoona men’s swimming opened its weekend in the Oberlin College Invitational on Friday evening at Carr Pool, holding down 10th place out of 12 men’s squads and totaling 80 points.
  • Changes Made to Swim Teams’ Weekend Schedule
    November 20, 2019
    ALTOONA, Pa. – The Penn State Altoona men’s and women’s swimming program has reorganized its competition schedule for this upcoming weekend.
  • Bald Eagles Soar Past Lady Lions 82-49
    November 19, 2019
    LOCK HAVEN, Pa. – Penn State Altoona women’s basketball faced a challenging matchup on Tuesday evening, when the Lady Lions suffered an 82-49 loss to Division II opponent Lock Haven University in the Thomas Fieldhouse.
  • Penn State Altoona Athletics, SAAC Partner with Mountain Lion Backpack Program
    November 18, 2019
    ALTOONA, Pa. – The Penn State Altoona Department of Athletics and the Student-Athlete Advisory Council partnered with the Mountain Lion Backpack Program this past weekend to collect donations for local children.
  • Heisey Takes AMCC Women’s Swimmer of the Week Honors
    November 18, 2019
    NORTH BOSTON, N.Y. – Penn State Altoona freshman Avery Heisey (Lancaster, PA/Conestoga Valley) was selected the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference’s Women’s Swimmer of the Week on Monday.
  • Cannistraci Named AMCC Player of the Week
    November 18, 2019
    NORTH BOSTON, N.Y. – Penn State Altoona women’s basketball junior guard/forward Alexis Cannistraci (Tyrone, PA/Tyrone) was selected the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference’s Player of the Week on Monday for her performance last week.
  • Lady Lions Bowling Places Fourth in Home Quad Match
    November 17, 2019
    ALTOONA, Pa. – Women’s bowling took fourth place in the Penn State Altoona quad match on Sunday afternoon at the F.A. Gerhart Lanes at the Bavarian Aid Society.
  • Lions’ Team Effort Leads to 68-66 Win Over Juniata
    November 16, 2019
    ALTOONA, Pa. – Penn State Altoona men’s basketball pulled off a hard-fought win on Saturday afternoon, edging Juniata College 68-66 in the Lions’ home opener in the Adler Auxiliary Gym.
  • Swanson Sets Record in Lions’ 136-112 Loss to Alfred State
    November 16, 2019
    ALTOONA, Pa. – The Penn State Altoona men’s swimming team hosted its home opener on Saturday afternoon in the Adler Natatorium, and the Lions suffered a 136-112 loss to Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference opponent Alfred State College.
  • Women’s Swimming Edged 124-90 by Alfred State
    November 16, 2019
    ALTOONA, Pa. – Penn State Altoona women’s swimming held its first home meet of the season on Saturday afternoon, losing 124-90 to Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference opponent Alfred State College in the Adler Natatorium.
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