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Basketball teams sweep final games of the semester

Penn State DuBois Women's basketball heads into the semester break with a 7-7 record after defeating Central Pennsylvania College 79-53 on Saturday afternoon.  Leading the scoring for DuBois were Kelsey Rini 22 points and Tessa Vargas 15 points.  The Lady Lions will be back in action on January 15th when they resume PSUAC play agains PSU Wilkes Barre at 1pm. 

The Penn State DuBois Men's Basketball team had an impressive 86-72 win over a very talented Jamestown Community College team to push their record to 5-5 Overall (2-2 PSUAC).  Penn State used hot shooting and stifeling defense to jump out to an 49-27 halftime lead.  Mark Shannon (Brockway) sparked the Nittany Lions with 3 first half 3-pointers.  JCC fought back with outstanding perimeter shooting and and pressure defense to cut the lead to 8 mid way through the second half.  PSUD closed out the game with defense can strong rebounding.  William Welles had a monster game with 25 points and 6 rebounds.  Josh Salter contributed 22 points and Justin Alvarez had a solid all around game with 12 points, 7 rebounds and 6 assists. 


Penn State DuBois returns to action on January 3rd and 4th when they travel to the Lycoming Holiday Tournament.


Josh Salter breaks the 1,000 point scoring mark

Josh Salter became the fifth player in Penn State DuBois basketball history to break the 1,000 point scoring mark Friday evening against St. Vincent College.  Salter led the team in scoring with 18 points in an 87-64 loss to St. Vincent, brining his total to 1,006 points. 

Salter also led the team in scoring on Saturday with 31 points against tournament host Mt. Aloysius in the consolation game.  

DuBois lost the consolation game 108-86, bringing the season record to 1-3.   Salter finished the weekend with 1,037 career points.  The team returns home to play on Tuesday against Westmoreland County Community College at 8:00 p.m. 

Penn State DuBois' Josh Salter breaks the 1,000 point scoring mark.
Penn State DuBois' Josh Salter breaks the 1,000 point scoring mark.

PSU DuBois Lady Lions Basketball


PSU DuBois Women Pick Up Win

The PSU DuBois Lady Lions traveled to Monroeville this past Saturday to face CCAC Boyce (Community College of Allegany at Boyce).  Balanced scoring and strong rebounding powered the Lady Lions (2-2) to their second win of the young season by the score of 80-61.


Penn State had four women reach double figures, lead by Tessa Vargas (Sheffield) with 16 points.  Also in double figures were Missy Aul (St. Marys) 12 points, while Jessica Tarr (North Clarion) and Karlee Cyphert (North Clarion) both added 10 a piece.  Kelsey Rini (East Forest) and Patience McCullough (Purchase Line) both hauled in a team high 11 rebounds.  Tarr and Theresa Skillman (Bradford) also collected 8 rebounds a piece.


The Lady Lions return to action on Tuesday at home, hosting Westmoreland County Community College in a men's and women's doubleheader.  Game times are 6:00 and 8:00.

Penn State DuBois Cross country runners compete at National Championships

Three members of the Penn State DuBois cross country team competed in the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) national championship meet on November 5th in Concord, NH.  Gabrielle Brennan, Kyle Gordon, and Chris Antonio represented PSU DuBois at the event hosted by New Hampshire Technical Institute (NHTI). 

Brennan palced 68th of 86 in the women's 6K race, with a time of 32:24.  In the men's 8K race, with 122 participating, Antonio placed 94th with a time of 32:53, and Gordon finish at 110 with a time of 35:54.

"Our athletes ran well on such a flat course.  It was a good change from the hills that are normally raced in Pennsylvania," said Penn state DuBois cross country coach Jeremy Bochert.  "The breakout performer is Chris Antonio as he improved by 5 minutes today in the 8K compared to his last race.  It was a good experience for all three runners and I hope that they have gained something special from this race, as I have."

The overall champion in the women's race Logan Fry of St. Mary's-of-the-Woods College in 24:08. St. Mary's-of-the-Woods also claimed the women's team title.  The men's championship race was won by Abram Deng of Spalding University in 25:22.  Spalding University won the Men's team title.  19 Universities were represented at the USCAA Cross Country Championships this year with teams from New Mexico, Arizona, and Florida that made the trip to Concord, NH 

Volleyball team drops PSUAC semifinal match to Mont Alto

Friday evening, October 22nd the PSU DuBois Vooleyball team took on the number 1 seed Mont Alto in the semifinal match up at Rec Hall in University Park.  Head Coach Shari Krause saw her team drop 3 games to Mont Alto (25-19, 25-18, 25-16) which brought an end to their season with a 13-5 record.   The team won several tough games down the home streach of the season to garner the 4th seed in the championship and earn the right to make the trip to the PSUAC Final Four.  Coach Krause believes her team could defeat any of the three remaining teams on a given night. "We just couldn't get everyone firing as a unit in the loss to Mont Alto" stated Krause.  In the PSUAC Championship game PS Fayette defeated Mont Alto to claim the title, both teams received a bid to play in the USCAA National Volleyball Championships at Spalding University November 4-5. 

Penn State DuBois Volleyball Team Heads to Conference Playoffs

 The Penn State DuBois women's volleyball team will enter the Penn State University Athletic Conference (PSUCA) playoffs on Wednesday night in a home contest against Penn State Wilkes-Barre at 7:00 p.m. in the Multipurpose Building Gymnasium.    DuBois enters the PSUAC Championship as the fourth seeded team, a win on Friday will pit DuBois against number one seed Mont Alto on Friday evening.  The DuBois lady lions defeated Wilkes-Barre 3-1 in a regular season game Sept. 18.  

The Penn State DuBois volleyball team ended its regular season at 12 and 4 Saturday, defeating Penn State Worthington-Scranton 3-0 by scores of (25-15, 25-9, 25-14).  The ladies then lost the second match to Penn College of Technology 3-0.  By game scores (25-23, 25-19, 25-14)   

The winner of Wednesday's playoff game will play in the final four on Friday, Oct. 22 at Rec. Hall, University Park.  The championship game is slated for Saturday, October 23.



Volleyball wins big road game at PSU Beaver

The women's volleyball team won a tough road match 3-1 (25-19, 25-22, 15-25, 25-22) over PSU Beaver on Wednesday evening setting up the weekend Tri-meet vs. PSU Scranton and Penn College.  The win over Beaver places DuBois in third place in the PSUAC and ranked #17 in the USCAA poll.  With two wins on Saturday, DuBois will secure a host site for the first round of PSUAC playoff and move higher in the USCAA rankings.  Coach Shari Krause would appreciate a great turn-out for Saturday's matches.  DuBois will take on Scranton at 11am and at 3pm the big game against Penn College.  Penn College of Technology is a 1/2 game behind DuBois in the PSUAC standings, but several spots ahead in the USCAA rankings.  Come to the gym and make some noise for volleyball team on Saturday afternoon. 

Volleyball splits weekend home games

The volleyball team bounced back on Sunday with an exciting 3-2 win over PSU Fayette to bring their record to 6-1.  The Fayeete match went 5 games with scores of (25-22, 25-23. 24-26, 10-25, 15-13).  Earning Johnson Motors Player of the game was Cortney Yenzi for her stellar play and leadership.  On Saturday the DuBois squad dropped a tough match to PSU Beaver 1-3, for their only loss on the season.  Match scores were very competative (25-12, 25-23, 21-25, 25-17).  The Volleyball team will host PSU New Kensington on Tuesday, September 28th at 7pm - don't miss this exciting team in action.

Soccer team drops two weekend games

The women's soccer team dropped both games this weekend, on Saturday the traveled to North East, PA to play Mercyhurst NE.  They lost the contest 1-6, scoring the lone goal for DuBois was Missy Aul off an indirect kick.  On Sunday's action the Lady Lions lost at home to LaRoche College by a 0-8 score.  The soccer team is back in play next Saturday, October 2nd when they host Pitt-Johnson at 1pm.

Women's Volleyball wins exciting match 3-1 over PSU Wilkes Barre

Coach Shari Krause's women's volleyball team improved to 4 - 0 on the season with a tough win over PSU Wilkes Barre by scores of (26-24, 22-25, 25-14, 25-17).  It was a well balanced attack and strong defense that held off a very competative effort from Wilkes Barre.  Johnson Motors "Player of the Game" went to Stephanie Neeper for her efforts at the serving line and was amoung team leaders in "kills" on Saturday.

Next weekend the volleyball team will host PSU Beaver on Saturday at 1pm and PSU Fayette on Sunday at 1pm.  Don't miss either of these games, they will determine who will take the conference lead early in the season.  Come out and support the undefeated DuBois Lady Lion volleyball team.  


PSU DuBois Women's Soccer splits weekend games

The Penn State DuBois women's soccer team opened it's second season by going 1-1 in weekend competition.  Head Coach Scott McAninch's team traveled Friday to Pitt-Greensburg to open their season against the Panthers.  They dropped the first game of the year 1-6, socring for PSU DuBois was Erika McKinney off a corner kick.  In Saturday's action the Lady Lions defeated Chatham University 2-1 at the Spider Lake Soccer Complex in DuBois.  Scoring two goals in the second half was Janae Sampson, putting the Nitany Lions ahead 2-0.  Rebecca Aul received the win in goal as she limited Chatham to one goal in the second half.  The Johnson Motors "Player of the Game" is Janae Sampson for her two goals in the winning effort.  The soccer team is back in action on Thursday, September 9th as they travel to PSU Beaver.

2nd Annual Penn State DuBois Athletics Golf Outing slated for August 28th.

The DuBois Athletic Fundraising Committee is pleased to announce the 2nd Annual Golf Scramble to benefit the seven varsity athletic programs will be held on Saturday, August 28th at DuBois Country Club. This event is sponsored by the DuBois Educational Foundation with all proceeds directed to the varisty athletic teams on the PSU DuBois campus.  The event will be a 4-person scramble with a 8:30am shot gun start. Team entries are $240. with individual registration set at $60.  Your fee includes: green fee, cart, brown bag breakfast, lunch, on-course beverages, skill prizes, & team awards.    We are seeking sponsors for this event - more information and a registration form can be attained by contacting Ken Nellis; Athletic Coordinator 375-4857 or kcn3@psu.edu.

PSU-DuBois Wrestling team finishes in 16th place at NCWA National Championships

The three remaining wrestlers dropped their consolation matches on Friday evening at the NCWA National Championships in Hampton, VA.  David Hommell lost a close 3-2 match to Adam Bastow from Grand Valley State, Shawn Hall also lost by decison 3-1 to Derek Marshall from Grand Valley State, and Hwt. Jim Mosher was eliminated from competition by # 1 seeded Michael Mullen from Marion Military Institute.  As a team PSU-DuBois finished with 17.5 points earning a 16th place finish - great accomplishments for the first year program directed by Head Coach Matt Park.  Full tournament results can be found at www.ncwa.net.

Wrestling results from NCWA Wrestling Championships March 12th.

Three of the DuBois wrestlers remain alive in the wrestle backs at the 2010 NCWA wrestling championships after 3 rounds of competition. David Hommell, Shawn Hall, and Jim Mosher are have a 2-1 record and still are wrestling in the consolation bracket after this morning's action. Eliminated from the championships today were Jeff Smallwood and Joe Shields with 1-2 records and Stephen Terwilliger with 0-2 record at the championships.

DuBois currently stands in a tie for 10th place with 17.5 team points.  The Apprentice School leads with 42 pts. followed closely by Central Florida 41.5 and Grand Valley State with 38.5 pts.   You can follow the action or seek results from the competition at www.ncwa.net.  The DuBois wrestlers will compete again Friday evening to keep their NCWA All-American hopes alive.  We wish the the best.

Six wrestlers to compete in NCWA National Championships March 11-13

Head Wrestling Coach Matt Park will be sending six wrestlers to compete in the NCWA National Wrestling Championships hosted at Hampton Roads Convention Center in Hampton, Va.  Representing DuBois will be Mid-East Conference qualifiers Jeff Smallwood (133lbs), Shawn Hall (184lbs), Jim Mosher (Hwt.) joining these three will be "wild card" selections David Hommell (133lbs.), Steven Terwilliger (174lbs.) and Joe Shields (197lbs.).  Sending six athletes to compete in the National Championship is a great accomplishment for DuBois and it's 1st year program - we wish all the competitors best of luck this weekend in Virginia

Men finish 4th in USCAA Div. ll Basketball Championship

The DuBois Men's Basketball team (22-8) finished the season with a 79-62 loss to University of Cincinatti-Clemont in the USCAA consolation game for third place on Saturday afternoon at PSU Fayette.  UC-Clemont entered the championship as the 3rd seeded team and rebounded with a victory over DuBois after a tough 65-64 loss in the semi-final to World Harvest Bible College on Friday evening.  DuBois trailed by 12 points at halftime 42-30, but battled back early in the second half to take the lead 47-46.  With 10 minutes remaining in the game UC-Clermont regained the lead and used the momentum to finish off the game and garner the 3rd place trophy in USCAA Div. ll play.

The championship game in Div. ll featured a match up of # 1 seed Williamson Trade School against 7th seeded World Harvest Bible College.

DuBois Men to play for 3rd place on Saturday

The DuBois Men's Basketball team lost in the USCAA semi-final 66-56 to number 1 seed Williamson Trade on Friday evening.  They will take on the loser of the other semi-final, either UC - Clermont or World Harvest Bible College on Saturday at noon.  The USCAA basketball championships are being hosted at PSU Fayette, 12 teams are competing in the Men's Div. ll championship.  DuBois Men's team will be the highest placing team in the PSUAC conference, as no other school made it into a semi-final for the men or women.

Men win opening game of USCAA Basketball Championships

The DuBois Men's basketball team earned a birth into the USCAA semi-finals with a 76-68 win over NHTI-CCC this morning in 1st round action.  Coach Dave Bennett and staff had the players ready to go at 10am for the tip-off, the players responded taking a 38-32 lead into half time.  DuBois never trailed in the second half and held a six to 10 point lead much of the final 15 minutes.  DuBois was lead by Chris Dickison with 26 points & 15 rebounds, Marcus Genvro 18 pts, & 9 boards, Josh Salter 19 pts.  Playing strong on the boards was John Hau with 13 rebounds and 6 points.

DuBois will play the winner of Thursday's contest between University of Maine-Augusta and Williamson Trade; the semi-final game for DuBois will take place on Friday evening at 6pm.

DuBois Men's basketball set for 1st round of USCAA National Championships

The PSU DuBois men's basketball team will take on NHTI-CCC at 10am March 3rd in the quarter-final round of the USCAA Div. ll basketball championships hosted at PSU Fayette.  DuBois is seeded 4th in the championship while NHTI-CCC (New Hampshire Technical Institute-Concord Community College) is seeded 5th.  If DuBois wins their quarter-final game they will play the winner of # 1 seed Williamson and either UM Augusta or PSU Wilkes Barre on Friday evening at 6pm.

Men drop PSUAC semi-final to Beaver 89-80

The DuBois men's basketball team lost a hard fought game to PSU Beaver on their home court 89-80 on Monday evening.  DuBois led going into half time 41-37, the lead went back and forth in the 2nd half with neither team getting more than a 4 point advantage.  Beaver pulled in front for good with 2 minutes reamining and made their free throws finishing out the game.  Beaver will host Penn College on Tuesday at 8pm for the PSUAC Championship.

Dubois will play next week, March 3-6 in the USCAA National Basketball Championship hosted at PSU Fayette.  Game pairings and times will be released later this week.

DuBois advances to PSUAC semi-final with win over Greater Allegheny

Dubois Men's basketball team moves on to take on PSU Beaver on Monday night with a 75-65 win today over Greater Allegheny.  This was the third time DuBois defeated G.A. in the last 4 weeks.  Today's win was a struggle as Greater Allegheny lead going into half time 37-35.  DuBois came out strong in the second half to capture the lead and pull away in the last 2 minutes.  Leading scores for DuBois were Marcus Genevro 20 pts., Chris Dickison 18 pts., and Josh Salter with 12 points.

The PSUAC semi-final game will match DuBois against PSU Beaver - at Beaver on Monday night Feb. 22nd at 8pm with the winner to advance to the championship game on Tuesday evening. The site of the championship game will be determined based upon the highest seeded team remaining in the final. 

Men finish regular season 20-5 (14-2 PSUAC)

The Penn State DuBois men's basketball team closed out their regular season with 2 impressive road wins.  On Monday night, the Lions traveled to Penn State Fayette for a PSUAC West Division clash.  DuBois jumped out to a 49-28 halftime lead and never looked back as they cruised to a 99-67 victory.  Chris Dickison lead the Lions with 26 points and 11 rebounds.  Josh Salter pitched in with 18 points, and Woody Mitchell (12 pts), Justin Alvarez (12 pts), and Marcus Genevro (11 pts) rounded out the double figure scorers.  Will Welles also had a strong performance with 9 points and 9 rebounds.

 Penn State DuBois played again on Tuesday night against the PSUAC's 3rd place team, Greater Allegheny.  Hot shooting and solid defense lead to a convincing 101-58 victory.  Marcus Genevro paced the Lions with 36 points.  Chris Dickison, Josh Salter, and Justin Alvarez rounded out the double figure scorers with 18, 12, and 11 respectively.


Penn State DuBois Men return to action on Saturday as they host the first round playoff game slated tentatively at 3pm.  The opponent will be determined at the conclusion of Wednesday evenings PSUAC contests.


Women finish season with loss at Greater Allegheny

The Women's season concluded with a loss on Tuesday evening to Greater Allegheny 71-58.  Coach Lewis is very proud of the way his ladies played with intensity and showed great pride in themselves as well as PSU DuBois.  The PSUAC west division is very competative, the Lady Lions finished the season with a 7-15 overall record (4-10 PSUAC). 



DuBois Women drop close game to Fayette

 The Lady Lions lost a tough game on the road to Fayette on Monday night by the score of 63-57.  Coach Pat Lewis' squad will conclude their season tonight (Tuesday) with a 5pm game at Greater Allegheny.


Men's basketball knock off Beaver in "White Out" game

The Penn State DuBois Men's basketball team improved their record to 18-5 (12-2 PSUAC) with a win 73-68 win over Beaver on saturday afternoon.  Beaver came into ther contest undefeated in the PSUAC action but couldn't with stand the constant preasure from DuBois.  DuBois was lead by senior Marcus Genevro's 22 points and solid performance by Josh Salter who contributed 15 points and 7 rebounds.  Two seniors were recognized prior to the start of the game, Kyle Mahoney & Marcus Genevro walked off the court with a win in their final regular season home game.


PSU DuBois Women fall to Beaver

PSU Beaver proved to be to much for the DuBois Lady Lion's winning todays contest 69-40.  DuBois was lead by Missy Aul and Tessa Vargas who broke into double figures with 14 & 11 points respectively.  The loss today eliminates DuBois from a chance at PSUAC post season play, with only two games remaining on the schedule.  Three ladies were recognized for their participation on the team and will be moving on to our campuses to continue their education.  Lauren DelaCour, Lauren Donovan, and Whitney Lewis.  We wish them continued success.

Men's basketball defeats Hazelton


The Penn State DuBois men's basketball team improved their record to 17-5 (11-2 PSUAC) with a 89-74 win over Penn State Hazleton on Saturday evening.  DuBois opened the game with a 15-2 run before letting Hazleton back into the game.  DuBois lead by a score of 41-32 at halftime.  In the second half, DuBois shot a blistering 76% from the field in route to the victory.  Marcus Genevro lead the way for the victors with 29 points and 5 rebounds.  Chris Dickison had a strong game with 26 points on 12 for 12 shooting from the field.  Josh Salter rounded out the double figure scoreres with 14 points, 7 rebounds, and 7 assists.


Penn State DuBois returns to action on Tuesday night as they travel to Penn State Greater Allegheny.  DuBois then returns home on Saturday to face conference rival, Penn State Beaver.



DuBois Sweeps Fayette At Home

The Penn State DuBois men's basketball team improved to 11-4 Overall and 5-1 in the PSUAC with a 86-69 win over Penn State Fayette.  Penn State DuBois raced to an early lead and went into halftime with a 52-26 advantage.  DuBois won the rebounding battle by outrebounding Fayette by a 38-22 margin.  Josh Salter lead Penn State DuBois with 22 points including 6 3-pointers.  Marcus Genevro contributed 18 points and 8 assists, and Chris Dickison rounded out the double figure scorers with 14 points.

Not to be outdone, the women's basketball team evened up their PSUAC record to 2-2 and improved their overall record to 5-6 with their convincing 72-65 win over Penn State Fayette. 

Penn State DuBois returns to action this weekend with two important PSUAC home games against Penn state Schuylkill and Penn State Brandywine.  Friday's game starts at 6pm for the women and 8pm for the men. Saturday's game tips at 1pm for the women and 3pm for the men.