La Crosse, WI- Cameron Yon earned All-American honors at the NCAA Division III Championships in the Discus Throw, by taking seventh place in the Discus Throw, tossing the discus 51.35 Meters. Jalil Clayton and Alex White also took part in the Championship, competing in the 110 Meter Hurdles, 400 Meter Hurdles and Long Jump.
La Crosse, WI- Sarah Lehman took fifth place in the Triple Jump at the NCAA Division III Championships, earning her All-American honors. Lehman traveled 11.95 Meters in the event, capturing the honors. Rae Rae Taylor also competed at the Championships, taking 12th in the Heptathlon.
La Crosse, WI- Regional Athletes and Coaches of the Year for the 2018 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field season were announced Tuesday by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). Penn State Harrisburg's Sarah Lehman was selected as the Mid-East Region Women's Field Athlete Of The Year by the Association. Lehman, a freshman from Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, was the CAC Rookie of the Year after winning a league title in the triple jump while placing second in the long jump. Her season-best triple jump mark of 11.96m (39-3) ranked eighth nationally, while her long jump mark of 5.72m (18-9¼) sat 19th nationally.
Harrisburg, PA- Bret Williams was named to the ABCA Mid-Atlantic All-Region First Team and was named to the All-ECAC First Team after a spectacular sophomore season. Williams led the Lions offensively batting .365 with 66 Hits including 10 Doubles, 4 Triples, and 14 Home Runs.
The Penn State Harrisburg Athletics program hosted their annual golf tournament on Wednesday May 23rd at both the Harrisburg Country Club and Colonial Country Club. It was a fun and exciting tournament and we want to thank all the sponsors and participants for all their support of the programs. Check out the photo gallery from the tournament now.
Harrisburg, Pa.- The Penn State Harrisburg Men’s and Women’s Track & Field teams are sending five athletes to participate in the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships on May 24-26 in Spire, Ohio. On the Women’s side Sarah Lehman will take part in the Long Jump and Triple Jump, and Rae Rae Taylor will compete in the Heptathlon. For the Men’s team, Cameron Yon qualified in the Discus Throw, Jalil Clayton qualified in the 110 Meter Hurdles and 400 Meter Hurdles, and Alex White qualified in the Long Jump.
Baltimore, MD- Penn State Harrisburg Men’s Track & Field team took 3rd out of 28 teams at the ECAC Championships hosted by Johns Hopkins. Jalil Clayton picked up a pair of ECAC Championships in the 110 Meter Hurdles and 400 Meter Hurdles. Cameron Yon picked up the ECAC Championship in the Discus Throw and Alex White won the ECAC Championship in the High Jump. Finally Daniel Parker won the ECAC Championship in the Javelin Throw.
Baltimore, MD- Penn State Harrisburg Women’s Track & Field team took 11th out of 28 teams at the ECAC Championships hosted by Johns Hopkins. Sarah Lehman won the Triple Jump and took second in the Long jump. Rae Rae Taylor took second in the Heptathlon and Rachale Hair took seventh in the Discus Throw for the Lions.
Harrisburg, Pa- Penn State Harrisburg earned a pair of spots on the All-CAC Baseball team, with sophomore outfielder Bret Williams leading the way as a first-team selection. Williams was a second-team all-star as a freshman last spring. Junior shortstop Miguel Torres claimed second team honors for the Lions.
Harrisburg, Pa- Penn State Harrisburg junior Jalil Clayton earned first team honors in the 400 hurdles. Second-team performers for the Lions were junior Cameron Yon in the discus and sophomore Joseph Rebarchak in the javelin. Yon claimed All-CAC honors in the discus for the third straight season, while Rebarchak was a repeat All-CAC honoree in the javelin.
Harrisburg, Pa- Sarah Lehman, who also secured Rookie of the Year honors at the indoor championships, becomes the first Penn State Harrisburg athlete to win Outdoor Rookie of the Year. Lehman won the triple jump and finished second in the long jump for the Lions at the championships. Rae Rae Taylor secured a pair of individual titles in the long jump and javelin en route to All-CAC first team accolades.
Salisbury, MD. – The Penn State Harrisburg Baseball team could not overcome slow starts in both CAC Championship game series falling to Salisbury. After an outstanding regular and postseason, the Lions will now wait to see if they have earned an At-Large Bid into the NCAA Tournament.
The Penn State Harrisburg men's baseball team hosted the nationally ranked Arcadia Knights on Wednesday May 9th in a contest that could have NCAA Tournament implications. After an amazing bottom of the nighth three inning comeback to even the game at 12, the Lions were unable to hold on and fell in eleventh to the #25 ranked Knights. Full recap coming soon....
Winchester, VA. – Penn State Harrisburg Baseball dropped a non-conference match up against Shenandoah University. The Lions held the Hornets to just seven hits, but could not find enough offense to pick up the win.
Penn State Harrisburg sophomore Bret Williams collected CAC Player of the Week accolades after hitting three home runs, driving in eight RBIs and scoring eight times in a 3-0 weekend that sent the Lions to the CAC Championship series. In three CAC Tournament games, Williams was 6-for-13 (.462) at the plate with three home runs, two doubles and three walks. For the week, he posted a .563 on-base percentage and a slugging percentage of 1.308.
Salisbury, MD.- Penn State Harrisburg Men’s and Women’s Track & Field teams had very successful outing in the CAC Championships held at Salisbury University. The Men’s team finished sixth with a team score of 56 Points. The Women’s team scored 52 Points which earned them a seventh place finish. Rae Taylor, Sarah Lehman, and Jalil Clayton each won CAC Championships in various events. All together fifteen different Lions scored points in the championships.
Newport News, VA. – Penn State Harrisburg Baseball defeated Christopher Newport to win Pod B and earn a trip to the CAC Championship Series next weekend. The Lions took the lead in the fourth inning when Bret Williams launched a 3-Run Home Run over the center field fence. RBI Doubles from Alex Cline and Zachary Koroneos in the sixth and eighth inning extended the lead. Relief Pitcher Bobby Patterson came in the sixth inning and shut down the Captain’s offense allowing just three hits the rest of the way.
Salisbury, MD.- Penn State Harrisburg Men’s and Women’s Track & Field are off to an excellent start in day one of the 2018 CAC Outdoor Conference Championships. Rae Rae Taylor picked up CAC championship in the Long Jump and Javelin Throw. Joseph Rebarchak picked up a second place finish in the Javelin and Sarah Lehman finished second in the Long Jump. Alex White and Cameron Yon also scored team points in the Long Jump and Hammer Throw respectively.
Newport News, VA. – Penn State Harrisburg Baseball won its first two CAC playoff matchups, knocking off Southern Virginia 12-11 and #5 ranked Christopher Newport 10-9. In game one against Southern Virginia the Lions scored 8 runs in the sixth innings thanks to four doubles from Bret Williams, Miguel Torres Chase Smith, and Ryan McSorely. The Lions bat would again carry them in game two where Williams would blast two solo home runs and drive in four RBI’s. The Lions will face Christopher Newport tomorrow needing to win one of two possible games to clinch a berth in the CAC Championship series.
Harrisburg, PA- Penn State Harrisburg Baseball is set for a run in the CAC playoffs. The Lions earned the #3 Overall seed after going 28-10 Overall and 12-6 in CAC play this season. Thanks to the success the Lions are currently ranked 12th in the Mid-Atlantic Region. This is the first time the Lions have earned a regional ranking in the programs history.
Penn State University Harrisburg freshman Sarah Lehman secured Rookie of the Week honors after jumping to a mark of 12.18 meters in the triple jump at the Penn Relays last weekend. Her mark remains fourth in Division III in the triple jump this season.
Penn State Harrisburg sophomore Alex White was selected as the CAC Field Athlete of the Week after setting a new CAC record in the long jump at the Paul Kaiser Classic. White jumped to a mark of 7.25 meters, breaking the previous CAC record of 7.25 meters set by York's Phil Cavaluchi in 2013. His jump ranks ninth in Division III so far this spring.
Penn State Harrisburg freshman Sarah Lehman secured CAC Field Athlete of the Week honors for the second time this year after jumping to a mark of 12.18 meters in the triple jump at the Penn Relays last weekend. If not for wind aid, Lehman's mark would have set a new CAC record and ranked No. 2 in the nation this spring. She remains fourth in Division III in the triple jump. Lehman was the first-ever Penn State Harrisburg women's track & field athlete to compete at the historic Penn Relays.
Harrisburg, Pa.- Penn State Harrisburg Women’s Track & Field team is by led a pair of Nationally ranked athletes into the CAC championships on May 4th and 5th at Salisbury University. Rae Rae Taylor and Sarah Lehman are both ranked in the top 50 in two events each.
Harrisburg, Pa.- Penn State Harrisburg Men’s Track & Field team is preparing to compete in the CAC championships this Friday and Saturday May 4th and 5th at Salisbury University. The Lions have had an outstanding season, highlighted by having athletes ranked in the top 35 in six events.
Salisbury, Md. – Penn State Harrisburg Baseball got swept by Salisbury in the Lions final CAC regular season games of the season. The Lions fell behind early in both games and despite late rallies could not overcome those deficits. The Lions will enter the CAC Baseball Championship as the three seed, traveling to Christopher Newport for the first round of competition.
Newport News, VA. – Penn State Harrisburg Softball would battle valiantly in their first ever CAC tournament appearance, falling in both games to Christopher Newport and Frostburg State, ending their season. The Lions got an incredible effort at the plate from Allison Hartman who would record four hits on the day including two doubles and a homerun. Hartman would drive in six runs on the day for the Lions.
Middletown, Pa. - The Penn State Harrisburg women's softball team made history this year by reaching the Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) playoffs for the first time. Harrisburg comes into the day as the sixth seed and will face the number one seed Christopher Newport and the Frostburg State.
Grantham, PA. – Penn State Harrisburg Baseball picked up a win over Messiah College, scoring two runs in the tenth inning. In the tenth, the Lions got a pinch hit single from Jackson Struve to take the lead. Miguel Torres would then reach on a field error scoring Struve, giving the Lions an insurance run that would be key as the Eagles did score one run in the bottom half of the inning.
Frostburg, MD. – Penn State Harrisburg Softball fell to Frostburg State in CAC action. The Lions got a solid pitching performance from Kaylee Simon who pitched six inning allowing six hits and three runs. Offensively Nina Bruno led the Lions going 3-4 in the doubleheader.