Wednesday, July 11, 2007

1420 student-athletes honored by PSAC schools

The PSAC today posted the names of 1,420 student-athletes from the league who will be recognized as “Scholar-Athletes” for the 2006-07 academic year. To view, go to:
PSAC Sports

Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Centennial compiles class of 2011 recruits

Curious about which LL League student-athletes will be joining the ranks of the Centennial Conference next year? Click the link below to view a listing of the class of 2011 recruits. This site is updated regularly, so be sure to bookmark and check back regularly.

CC Class of 2011

Tuesday, May 29, 2007

MAC names all-conference teams in softball, baseball, lacrosse and tennis

King's College freshman Lyndsey Hoerner (Northern Lebanon) was selected to All-Freedom Conference Softball First Team, while Lebanon Valley College senior Amy Batz (Cedar Crest) was picked for the All-Commonwealth Conference Softball First Team.

Named to the First Team All-Commonwealth Conference baseball squad are: LVC junior John Mentzer (Elco) and Juniata College junior Dan Kauffman (Penn Manor). Mentzer was also tabbed as Co-Player of the Year. The Second Team includes Elizabethtown College senior Ryan White (Cedar Crest), LVC freshman W. Grant Wiest (Manheim Twp), Messiah freshman Jordan Zimmerman (Warwick) and LVC senior Matt Sanders (Annville-Cleona).

The 2007 Middle Atlantic Conference Men's Lacrosse All-Conference Second Team stars Elizabethtown College freshman attack Aaron Weber (Manheim Twp), Widener junior midfielder Luke Weber (Manheim Twp) and Elizabethtown junior defender Eric Peifer (Hempfield).

In tennis, First Team All-Commonwealth Conference players include LVC senior Erik Vargo (Lancaster Catholic) and Messiah College junior Nathan Ipsen (Hempfield). On the roster of the Second Team is Juniata senior Brandon Long (Lebanon).


Thursday, May 24, 2007

PSAC posts letters of intent

Click on the link below to read about which LL student-athletes have committed to PA state universities next year:
PSAC signees

Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Westbrook is indoor track Rookie of Year

IUP freshman Ceasar Westbrook (McCaskey) was named PSAC Rookie of the Year in men's indoor track and field. At the conference championships, Westbrook placed fourth in the long jump and second in the triple jump with a season-best jump of 48'-6 1/4". At the national meet, he just missed All-America status by placing ninth in the triple jump.
PSAC Sports

Wednesday, April 04, 2007

Players of Week tabbed in tennis, baseball and lacrosse

Lebanon Valley College senior Erik Vargo (Lancaster Catholic) has been named Commonwealth Player of the Week in tennis for going 3-0 in singles and 2-1 in doubles ... Messiah College junior Jeremy Stoltzfus (Conestoga Valley) has been selected as Commonwealth Pitcher of the Week for his first victory of the season, a 10-0 win at Albright ... Shippensburg University junior outfielder Justin Garber (Elizabethtown) was named PSAC Western Division Player of the Week in baseball for hitting .500 on the week ... Lafayette freshman attack Matt Mersky (Lancaster Country Day) was named an honorable mention Player of the Week in lacrosse in the Patriot League.
Patriot League
PSAC Sports

Friday, March 30, 2007

Baseball, lacrosse Players of Week named

After hitting three home runs in a single game and setting a new school record in the process, West Chester University junior outfielder Drew Pare (Hempfield) was named PSAC Eastern Division Baseball Player of the Week.
PSAC Sports

In men's lacrosse, Elizabethown College freshman Aaron Weber (Manheim Twp.) was named Commonwealth Conference Player of the Week, while junior teammate Chris Schuch (Hempfield) was selected as Goaltender/Defender of the Week.

Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Hoerner earns softball weekly honor at King's

King's College freshman Lindsay Hoerner (Northern Lebanon) has been named Freedom Conference Pitcher of the Week for allowing only two hits and a pair of unearned runs and throwing seven strike-outs over five innings in a win over Wesley College.

Monday, March 19, 2007

Wimer is lacrosse Rookie of Week

According to the UMBC athletics website, freshman Kyle Wimer (Hempfield) "has made an immediate impact on the offensive end for UMBC." Wimer is fourth on the team with nine points and was named America East Conference Rookie of the Week earlier this month.
UMBC Retrievers

Friday, March 16, 2007

Singer sets 2 KU swim records at nationals

Kutztown University junior Ashley Singer (Warwick) set two school records during competition at the the NCAA Division II Swimming & Diving Championships. On Wednesday, Singer broke her own record in the 1000 free (10:42.18) and yesterday did the same in the 200 free (1:53.35).
Golden Bear Sports

Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Yoder makes D3Hoops all-region team

Messiah College senior Jared Yoder (Lancaster Mennonite) was selected to the 2006-2007 Men's Basketball All-Middle Atlantic Region Second Team. Yoder was earlier named Commonwealth Conference Player of the Year.
Messiah Athletics

Monday, March 12, 2007

Wrestler Fittery takes 2nd at NCAA's

Shippensburg University freshman wrestler Steve Fittery (Cocalico) finished in second place at the 2007 Division II National Championships. After his four decisions at the National Championships, Fittery's final record for the season is 36-7. He earned All-American status with his performance.
Ship Athletics

Wednesday, March 07, 2007

3 at Etown named to all-academic field hockey team

Elizabethtown College senior forward Val Bawell (Garden Spot), senior forward Whitney Brown (Manheim Central) and first-year defender Kelsey Brown (Manheim Central) have earned spots on the National Field Hockey Coaches’ Association (NFHCA) National Academic Squad by posting a cumulative grade point average of 3.30 or higher.
Etown Sports

Tuesday, March 06, 2007

Testa picked for All-PSAC basketball

Millersville University senior Greg Testa (Lancaster Catholic) was named to the All-PSAC Basketball Team (Eastern Division First Team).
Marauder Athletics

Friday, March 02, 2007

Singer sets two swim records

Kutztown University junior Ashley Singer (Warwick) was named KU Student Bookstore "Athlete of the Week." Singer set two school records and qualified for nationals at the PSAC Championships last weekend.
Golden Bear Sports

Friday, February 23, 2007

F&M hoop star Hines is Jostens finalist

Franklin & Marshall College junior forward Derek Hines (Manheim Twp.) has been named a finalist for the Jostens Trophy, which honors the Division III Men's and Women's Basketball Outstanding Athletes of the Year. Recipients of the Jostens Trophy must exhibit excellence in basketball, academics and community service. Designed and sponsored by Jostens and the Rotary Club of Salem, Virginia, the 64-pound trophy stands nearly two feet tall and features an eight-inch crystal basketball. Recipients will be announced in conjunction with the Division III Men's Championship Tournament in March.
F&M Athletics

Thursday, February 22, 2007

Yoder is all-conference in basketball

Messiah College senior forward Jared Yoder (Lancaster Mennonite) has been selected to the 2006-07 First Team All-Commonwealth Conference basketball squad.

Wednesday, February 21, 2007

Ship field hockey players earn national honors

The following Shippensburg University field hockey players were named to the 2006 National Field Hockey Coaches’ Association (NFHCA) Division II National Academic Squad: sophomore Kim Davies (Cedar Crest), freshman Jamie Doughty (Lampeter-Strasburg), senior Kendra Emery (Lancaster/Mennonite) and junior Megan Keener (Lancaster Mennonite).
Ship Athletics

Tuesday, February 20, 2007

Nowak swims, Beahan runs to conference accolades

F&M junior Derek Nowak (Lancaster Catholic) was named the Men's Outstanding Performer at the 2007 Centennial Conference Swimming Championship this past weekend. Nowak won the 500 and 1650 freestyle and the 400-yard individual medley and contributed legs on the winning 400 and 800 free relay squads.
F&M Athletics

Duquesne sophomore Emily Beahan (Garden Spot) placed first in the distance medley relay and the 1000-meter run at the 2007 Atlantic 10 Conference's Indoor Track & Field Championship Saturday. Beahan received A-10 All-Conference first team honors for her performance.

Tuesday, February 13, 2007

Etown's Miller captures MAC championship award

Elizabethtown College sophomore Chris Miller (Cedar Crest) received the David B. Eavenson Award as the Most Outstanding Male Swimmer at the Middle Atlantic Conference swimming championships last weekend. Miller won the 500 free, 100 back and 200 back, set two school records in the process and qualified for the NCAA III Championships.
Etown Sports

Bertoli swims to 3 PAC victories

Washington & Jefferson sophomore Brittany Bertoli (Hempfield) wrapped up her first season as a three-time PAC Champion. Bertoli won the 200 butterfly (2:10.49), setting a new team record. She then took first in the 100 butterfly in a time of 1:00.24 and swam a leg on the victorious 200 medley relay, which qualified for the NCAA Division III National Championships.
W&J Sports

Saturday, February 10, 2007

Westbrook is PSAC track athlete of week

IUP freshman Caesar Westbrook (McCaskey) has been named PSAC Athlete of the Week in indoor track and field. Westbrook won the triple jump and finished second in the long jump at the West Virginia University State Farm Shell Games last week.
PSAC Sports

Wednesday, February 07, 2007

PSU's Anspach is Big Ten Wrestler of the Week

Penn State heavyweight Aaron Anspach (Columbia) has been named Big Ten Co-Wrestler of the Week for the week ending Feb. 4. Anspach entered the weekend's Big Ten duals with Northwestern and Iowa ranked No. 13 nationally, but has jumped to third after two wins last week. Read more at

Tuesday, February 06, 2007

Ship's Alli Rineer honored by U.S. Track

Shippensburg University sophomore Alli Rineer (Warwick) was recognized by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) as an All-Academic individual award winner. Rineer was one of 170 female student-athletes honored by the USTFCCCA. Rineer finished 21st at the NCAA Division II East Region Championships last fall.
Ship Athletics

Friday, February 02, 2007

Recaps from wrestling, hoops and volleyball

At 133 pounds, Elizabethtown College freshman Eric Rhoads (Manheim Central) won three bouts and placed sixth overall in his weight class at the Wheaton College (Ill.) Pete Willson Invitational last weekend.
Etown Sports

LVC sophomore guard Kyle Enoch (Hempfield) scored a career-high 31 points and set a school recored for three-point shots, going 9-for-11 from the arc, in a win over Widener on Wednesday.
LVC Sports

Six former LL volleyball players are on the Juniata College men's team this season, including: seniors Steve Yeager (Hempfield) and Derek Stanley (Manheim Twp), sophomores Dan Power (Manheim Twp) and Jeremy Fultz (Garden Spot), and freshmen Zach Wanner (Hempfield) and Anthony Damiano (Manheim Twp).
Juniata Eagles