The No. 8 seed Penn State Mont Alto lost a heartbreaker as the baseball team was unable to avoid elimination against Mississippi University of the Women at the USCAA Small College World Series, losing 9-4 on Tuesday morning.
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Sophomore Bryce Kendall and seniors Hunter Martin and Colin Osborne were named to the USCAA National All-Academic Team on Sunday, May 12.
Despite not bringing home a PSUAC trophy, Mont Alto has had a great season with a 25-18 overall record and was 11-4 in the PSUAC during the regular season.
On Thursday, May 2 the Pennsylvania State University Athletic Conference (PSUAC) announced its 2019 Softball End of the Year Awards. For the second consecutive year, Mont Alto had three members of the softball team land on the PSUAC All-Conference teams.
Mont Alto (25-16) moves onto the double elimination part of the PSUAC Tournament with the semifinal and championship rounds taking place at Showers Field in DuBois, Pa. on May 5-6. PSUMA will face the top seed from the East Division, Penn State Wilkes-Barre at 10 a.m. on Sunday, May 5.
Wilson finished the game scoring 11 runs on ten hits and no errors while Cedar Crest finished with one run on five hits and three errors. The victory also secured the Phoenix a spot in the CSAC playoffs.
Mont Alto will be the No. 2 seed from the PSUAC West Division and will host No. 3 Penn State Greater Allegheny on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. in a tournament elimination game.
The Penn State Mont Alto (8-26, 5-15 PSUAC) softball season came to a close this season, but the Nittany Lions will return several starters from this year’s team to the 2020 roster as they look to continue their pursuit of a PSUAC title.
Mont Alto returns to action on Wednesday, April 24, in a non-conference nine-inning game with Dickinson College. First pitch is slated for 3 p.m.
Topper had an outstanding week at the plate. He blasted four homers on the week, including a pair against DuBois.
MONT ALTO – The Penn State Mont Alto softball team earned a pair of victories over Trinity Washington University on Tuesday afternoon.
It was a battle of the tow top teams in the Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC) Friday, and Wilson College’s Phoenix came out second after suffering a loss at the hands of the Keystone College Giants.
Geesamman’s goal is to develop student-athletes that are successful in the classroom, community, and in competition.
Mont Alto exploded for a season best 21 hits to win a doubleheader over Penn State Greater Allegheny
It was a perfect day. The sun was out. The smell of hot dogs filled the air. Friends and community were everywhere.
The day’s festivities will not only commemorate the reopening of the field, but also celebrate the College’s partnership with the community
Younker earned the win on the mound for Mont Alto scattering seven hits on two runs