Harrisburg, Pa. – Senior Day was a complete success as the Lions roared to a 5-1 victory over Marymount. Before the game Harrisburg honored it's five seniors; Rachel Asper, Kylie Courtney, Eliza Grim, Erica Hile, and Alexis Quinn. The Lions offense quickly built a 3-0 lead by scoring goals in the 10th, 12th and 28th minutes. The Blue and White would add two goals in the second half to cruise to a 5-1 victory. With the win, the Lions improve to 4-4 in CAC play and have positioned themselves in a great position to reach their first ever playoff berth.
Middletown Pa, - Senior Victor Weaver helped lead the Lions to an impressive 4-1 win over Marymount University in a Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) match that had serious playoff implications. Weaver scored three times in the contest for his first hat trick of his career.
Salisbury Md. - The Penn State Harrisburg women's volleyball team faced off against the Salisbury Seagull's and Arcadia Knights on Saturday October 21st. The Lions started the day with a Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) contest against the Seagulls needing a positive result to keep their playoff hopes alive.
Harrisburg, Pa.- Kari Ammerman and Ester Talamo each record 17 digs during the Lions battle with CAC foe Wesley. Casey Stump would bolster the defensive effort with 9 digs of her own. She also added a season high 46 assists. Offensively, Harrisburg saw Brittany Wolf, Melanie Sheaffer, and Rachel Licastro all reach double digit kills. Despite the strong effort the Lions could not overcome the Wolverines attack, falling 3-1.
Harrisburg. Pa – Penn State Harrisburg Athletic Director Rashaan Carlton and Head Women's Basketball Coach Ross Patrick have released the 2017-18 schedule, set to tip off the regular season on November 15 at Carin University.
Harrisburg. Pa – Penn State Harrisburg Athletic Director Rashaan Carlton and Head Men's Basketball coach Don Friday have released the 2017-18 schedule, set to tip off the regular season on November 15 at Haverford College.
Frostburg, Md. – Penn State Harrisburg struggled to find its rhythm on Wednesday night, falling 2-0 to Frostburg State. The Lions struggled to control play and were only able to take 4 shots during the game. Defensively, Hunter Cooper made 4 saves in goal for the Lions. With the loss, Penn State Harrisburg falls to 3-4 in conference play.
Harrisburg, Pa. – Penn State Harrisburg battled Frostburg St. in a conference match up that was scoreless for the first 80 minutes. The Lions got an excellent defensive effort from Tabitha Fake who routinely cleared balls from the defense end and her physical play stifled the Bobcats attack for most of the game. The Bobcats would score twice in the 81st and 85th minute to prevail 2-0.
Harrisburg, Pa.- Penn State Harrisburg got a 3-1 victory over Mount Aloysius thanks to a solid effort in all phases of the game. On the offensive end, the Lions got 12 kills from Brittany Wolf and 11 kills from Alexis Imler. On the defensive side of the ball, the Lions got 10 digs from both Katelyn Hossler and Ester Talmo. Casey Stump was a major contributor on both sides of the ball, recording 36 assists and 10 digs.
Newport News, Va. – Victor Weaver scored his fourth goal of the season, but the Lions could not overcome the Captains offensive attack falling 4-1. The Lions drew six corner kicks in the first half, but could not capitalize on any of those opportunities.
Newport News, VA. – Penn State Harrisburg goalkeeper Kayla Arnold recorded a season-high 16 saves against Christopher Newport. The Captains’ offensive attack pressured the Lions defense all game taking 34 shots, but were only able to find the back of the net once. Meanwhile the Lions offense put four shots on goal, but were unable to find a goal of their own falling 1-0.
Buena Vista, VA – Penn State Harrisburg setter Casey Stump post 34 assists and 20 digs during the teams Tri-match against Southern Virginia and Bridgewater. Rachel Licastro posted 12 kills on the day to lead the offensive, while Kari Ammerman recorded 17 digs on the day. The Lions dropped both matches 3-0.
Frostburg, MD- Penn State Harrisburg had a strong defensive team effort in there game against Frostburg St. recording 65 digs. Kari Ammerman led the defensive effort, recording 19 digs. Melissa Bosco and Casey Stump chipped in with 10 and 8 digs respectively. The Lions offensive attack was headed by Melanie Sheaffer and Brittany Wolf who had a combined 15 kills. Despite the strong defensive effort, the Lions fell 3-0.
Middletown, Pa. – Penn State Harrisburg rallied back from a one goal deficit. Raquel Grice scored in the 56th minute to tie the game at 2. Kristen Stark would break free in the 73rd minute, giving the Lions 3-2 victory. With the win, the Lions improve to 3-2 in CAC play.
The Lions were forced into a battle with the elements and Wesley in Middletown as rain bombarded the pitch. Lead by Senior forward Nnamdi Ikeazor the raider were able to overcome the elements earning a 3-0 win. Ikeazor was in attack mode all game getting in 3 shots, culminated by a perfectly timed run in the 67th minute scoring the lions second goal of the game putting the game out of reach.
Harrisburg Pa.- Penn State Harrisburg celebrated its lone senior Casey Stump before there match up with Susquehanna University. Stump recorded her fourth double-double of the season, posting 25 assists and 10 digs. Offensively Alexis Imler and Brittany Wolf each had 8 kills, while defensively Keri Ammerman would record 11 digs. As a team the Lions recorded 33 kills but were unable to overcome the Riverhawks attack falling 3-0.
Harrisburg Pa.- Penn State Harrisburg took advantage of 13 service aces to defeat St. Mary’s College 3-1. Alexis Imler led the Lions offensive attack recording 11 kills, eight of which came in the fourth set. Defensively Kari Ammerman had a season high 18 digs to go along with 5 service aces. Senior Casey Stump posted a double-double, with 26 assists and 12 digs. Penn State Harrisburg improves to 1-2 in CAC play with the win.
Salisbury, Md. - The Penn State Harrisburg men's soccer team put together 90 minutes of fight and team effort in their match against the Salisbury Seagulls on Saturday October 7th. In the end, a Brandon Hoover strike was the ultimate difference in the impressive and important 1-0 win...full recap coming soon.
Salisbury, Md. – The Lady Lions struggled on the road against the Salisbury Seagulls on Saturday October 7th. The Seagulls scored a goal in the ninth minute that seemed to put Harrisburg on their heels for the rest of the first half. The Seagulls held on strong in the second half and eventually claimed the 2-0 win.
It was another great showing for the Penn State Harrisburg Nittany lions at the Bud Smitely invitational. The lions had two runners finishish in the top ten of a very competitive event. For the men it was super freshman Mekael Kassu. Kassu finished in sixth place, with a time of 18:16.5. He was the second fastest freshman at the the event behind only Jeffrey Campagna of LVC who won the event. Kassu kept an incredible 6 minute pace in the 5k race.
Harrisburg Pa.- Casey Stump became Penn State Harrisburg All-Time Service Ace leader with her third ace of the game in the third set. The Lions battled closely against the visiting Saints of Marymount University, tying each of the three sets at 16, but could close them out falling 3-0. The offense got a boost from Brittany Wolf who delivered 6 kills. Libero Kari Ammerman lead the Lions defensively with 10 digs.
Middletown, Pa. – Penn State Harrisburg could not finish any opportunities against York College falling 3-0. With the loss the Lions fall to (1-2) in CAC play. Hunter Cooper made five saves in goal for the Lions, holding the Spartans in check for most of the game. Chase Vilga fired three shots, but was unable to find the back of the net.
Middletown, Pa. – Bailey Smith drove in a double overtime goal to give the Lions a 1-0 victory over local Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) rival York College. The Lions goal was set up with a well placed free kick by Madison Hemler. The Lions improve to 2-1 in the conference with the win.
Harrisburg Pa,- Rachel Licastro lead the Penn State Harrisburg offensive in their match up against Lebanon Valley recording a career high 12 kills. The Lions also got a strong performance from Senior Setter Casey Stump who recorded 37 assists, 9 digs, and 5 services aces. Defensively Kari Ammerman recorded 11 digs and Kerri Miller added 8 digs of her own. Despite the strong performance, the Lions fell 3-1.
Penn State Harrisburg junior Kristen Stark was named the CAC Offensive Player of the Week after scoring four goals in a 2-0 week for the Lions. Stark opened the week with her first career hat trick in a 6-1 victory over Lycoming, registering all three goals in the opening 45 minutes of play. She followed that performance by recording the game-winning goal in the Lions' 3-0 victory over Southern Virginia in CAC action. Stark leads the CAC with 10 goals this season.
Abbsttown, Pa- Penn State Harrisburg's men's golf team finished 16th at the Mason-Dixon Collegiate Classic at the Bridges Golf Club. The two day tournament challenged all of the players with Senior Keith Miller leading the way for the Lions, posting a score of 155 (+11). That was good enough to finsh tied for 20th place.
Middletown, Pa. – The Lady Lions kept their unbeaten home record in tact with an impressive 3-0 win over the Southern Virginia Knights on Saturday September 30th. Kristen Stark, Raquel Grice and Elizabeth Clippinger all chipped in with a goal apiece for the win.
Harrisburg Pa,- Penn State Harrisburg fell in its CAC opener to York College, despite a soild team effort. The Lions were once again led by senior setter Casey Stump, who recorded a double double with 17 assists and 10 digs. The Lions got offensive support from freshman Melanie Sheaffer who recorded a team high 7 kills. Melissa Bosco chipped in defensivly with 10 digs. The Lions held leads in each of the three sets, but could not over come the Spartans offensive attack, falling 3-0.
It was a cold breezy day in Middletown, but the Lions offense was on fire from the beginning. The Lions controlled the tempo from the start creating a plethora of offensive opportunities. The aggressive offensive attack finally paid off with a beautiful touch in the 18th minute by Christian Schmoyer to put the lions up 1.
Middletown, Pa. – Penn State Harrisburg used a first half hat trick by Kristen Stark to power to a 6-1 victory over Lycoming. Penn State Harrisburg built a 4-1 first half lead thanks to a Raquel Grice goal and maintained the control of play in the second half. The Lions would see Haley Vavrek and Grice net a goal each to close out the game.