Behrend Baseball Hosts Penn State Altoona Sunday

Behrend Baseball Hosts Penn State Altoona Sunday

ERIE, Pa. – The Penn State Behrend baseball team will host the Penn State Altoona in Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) Games of the Week at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. on Sunday afternoon.


Sunday, Apr. 21             
Penn State Behrend vs. Penn State Altoona, 1 p.m. –  Live Stats | Video
Penn State Behrend vs. Penn State Altoona, 4 p.m. –  Live Stats | Video

Behrend News & Notes:

* The Lions took a pair of AMCC contests from Pitt-Bradford on Thursday afternoon
* Behrend won 10-2 in the opener and edged out the Panthers 9-8 in 12 innings in the nightcap
* Josh Wagner (South Park, PA/South Park) ripped a RBI single to right center to score John Brittner (Zelienople, PA/Seneca Valley) from second for the game-winning run in game two
* Brennan Keillor (Pittsburgh, PA/Shaler) got his first career win in game two, while Thomas Zbezinski (Gibsonia, PA/Pine Richland) threw his third complete game to improve to 5-1
* Ryan Weaver (North Huntingdon, PA/Norwin) went 3-for-3 with two RBIs and a stolen base in game one
* Brittner finished 4-for-6 in game two, ripping a pair of doubles
* Behrend ripped 11 doubles combined yesterday to push their season total to 77, ranking first in the AMCC


* Sada has recorded at least a hit in the last 21 games, dating back to March 8
* Senior pitcher Phil Myers (DuBois, PA/DuBois Central Catholic) recorded his 150 career strikeout in game two
* Sada now has 86 career doubles to break the NCAA Division III record and is now 10 away from reaching the all-time record (Division I) set at 95 with 13 games left to play in the regular season

Penn State Altoona News & Notes:

* The Altoona Lions have gone 19-6 in their last 25 games
* Altoona is one game behind Behrend in the AMCC standings at 8-4 in conference play
* The Lions are coming off an 11-5 loss to Wilson on Thursday in non-conference action
* A week ago, Altoona swept D'Youville 13-1 and 22-7
* Junior first base Catcher Cumming was recently named to the Team of the Week
* The Lions are ranked third in the AMCC in runs, hits, RBIs, stolen bases, batting average and slugging percentage

Series History

* Behrend and Penn State Altoona have been battling since 1999
* The Behrend Lions hold a 31-19 lead in the all-time series
* Behrend has won 12 of the last 15
* Last season, the teams split during the regular season before Behrend posted a 9-4 victory in the AMCC semifinals