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Dunchack claims Ivy League title

College Corner tidbits

March 11, 2013
From Mirror reports , The Altoona Mirror

Dartmouth's Janae Dunchack won her third straight pentathlon title at the Ivy League Heptagonal Indoor Track and Field championships on Feb. 23.

The Northern Cambria graduate scored 3,940 points, the second-most in meet history and the third most in league history.

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Tyrone graduate A.J. Schopp, a redshirt sophomore at Edinboro, defeated Pitt's Shelton Mack by decision, 2-0, in the 133-pound finals to win an Eastern Wrestling League championship.

Schopp also beat Mack, 4-3, in overtime at the EWL championships a year ago for his first title.

Schopp pinned his semifinal opponent in 4:15.

Fellow Tyrone graduate Ronnie Garbinsky, representing Pitt, pinned his first opponent and won a 6-5 decision to get into the championship at 149 pounds, but he was defeated by Edinboro's Dave Habat, 7-0, for the title.

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Braeden Luciano, an Altoona graduate, won the 235-pound weight class in the National Collegiate Wrestling Association Mid-East Conference Championships at Penn College on March 2.

Luciano, currently attending Slippery Rock, will wrestle at the NCWA Nationals on March 15.

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Penn Cambria graduate Evan Link went 0-2 for the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown wrestling team at the NCAA Division II National Wrestling Tournament Friday.

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Allison Kristofco, a Bishop Guilfoyle graduate, led the Wilkes tennis team to three wins in the past week.

Kristofco went 3-0 at No. 1 singles and 3-0 at No. 1 doubles in wins over John Carroll, Wittenburg and Assumption.

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Parker Watson, a Philipsburg-Osceola graduate, tossed a complete game, allowing just one run on four hits, and picked up the victory for the Lock Haven baseball team in a 3-1 triumph over Shepherd.

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Cambria Heights graduate John Fees pitched six scoreless innings and allowed just three hits for UPJ in a 7-0 win over West Virginia Wesleyan.

Hollidaysburg graduate Nate Pope had a pair of hits for UPJ in the contest.

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Anthony DeGol, a Hollidaysburg graduate, finished tied for fifth for the Penn State golf team at the Colleton River Collegiate golf tournament recently with a score of 231 through 54 holes.

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Northern Bedford graduate Peter Riley won a singles tennis match, 7-5, 6-2, for Grove City in a match against Oberlin College.

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