ATHLETICS HIGHLIGHTS

ATHLETICS HIGHLIGHTS

Track and Field

Jalil Clayton and Cameron Yon represented men’s track and field at the Eastern Capital Athletic Conference Championships (ECAC), May 17-18. Clayton finished first in the 110- meter hurdles and third in the 400-meter hurdles. Yon took second place in the discus with a toss that also qualified him for the NCAA Track and Field Championships, May 25-27. This was his second trip to nationals. Last year Yon finished as the third best discus thrower in Division III, earning him the bronze and All-American status. 

This year Yon also was named Second Team All-Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) in men’s outdoor track and field when he finished second in the CAC Conference Championships. Yon also finished second at the ECAC Championships.

Women’s Golf

Allison Cooper won the Bay Creek Women’s Invitational Tournament, capturing her first individual championship in this inaugural season for women’s golf at Penn State Harrisburg. This was first time the Bay Creek Invitational Tournament included a women’s tournament.

She also won the Ursinus Fall Invitational and the Penn State Harrisburg Invitational.

Women’s Soccer

Women’s soccer, 12-9 overall, earned the team’s first ever conference tournament berth and first ECAC playoff appearance, advancing to the quarterfinals.

Kristen Stark and Madison Hemler were named Second Team All-CAC.

Men’s Soccer

Men’s soccer finished the year 11-9 and advanced to the ECAC Tournament, the team’s third post-season trip in the last four seasons.

Chase Vilga and Victor Weaver were named Second Team All-CAC. Vilga ranked first in the conference in assists, second in points, and third in goals. Goalkeeper Hunter Cooper was also among the leaders in the conference ranking second in goals against and third in save percentage.

Volleyball

Senior Casey Stump broke a five-year-old record becoming the all-time leader in service aces in Penn State Harrisburg history. Kari Ammerman also became a school record holder in career digs.

Stump was second in the CAC in service aces per set and third in assists per set.