Campus Corner

Campus Corner: Bellefonte’s Matter lone bright spot for Mansfield basketball

For the CDTJanuary 21, 2014 

Bellefonte graduate Jena Matter is one of the few bright spots for the Mansfield University’s women’s basketball team this season.

A 6-foot senior center, Matter leads the team in scoring with a 14.2 average. She also averages 7.1 rebounds per game to go along with 29 assists, 28 steals and two blocked shots.

Mansfield is 0-17.


Brian Scholly (State College, Juniata) has a 13.4 scoring average and also averages 5.3 rebounds per game, 1.5 assists, .3 steals and .3 rebounds. Juniata is 11-4.

Kate McDonald (State College, Juniata) continues to average a double-double with 17.9 points and 11.3 rebounds per game. She also has 51 assists, 54 steals and 16 blocked shots. Juniata is 7-8.

Dennis Fisher (BEA, Juniata) averages 1.8 points, 1.2 rebounds, 0.3 assists, 0.1 steals and 0.3 rebounds.

Brittany Butterworth (BEA, Pitt-Greensburg) has a 3.2 scoring averages. She has 29 rebounds, 17 assists and 13 steals. Greensburg is 7-7.

Taylor Allison (State College, St. Francis) has a 0.6 scoring average and has two rebounds and one steal. St. Francis is 4-12.

Jenna Altomare (State College, Kutztown) averages 6.2 points, 1.3 rebounds, 0.8 assists and has 11 steals. Kutztown is 6-10.

Kyle Kanaskie (State College, Truman State) averages 7.1 points per game. He has 48 rebounds, 38 assists and 12 steals. Truman State is 12-3.

Kaitlyn Miller (BEA, PSU-Fayette) averages 12.1 points, 11.4 rebounds, .8 assists, .5 steals and 1.9 blocks per game. Fayette is 7-6.

Mary Pillot (BEA, PSU-DuBois) had 16 points against Penn State Schuylkill, five points against Penn State Greater Allegheny and 10 points against Penn State-Beaver. Penn State-DuBois is 4-10.

Maddie Bastress (Penns Valley, Washington and Jefferson) averages 0.7 points and has nine rebounds, an assist and a steal. W&J is 10-5.


Sam Eaton (State College, Dickinson) swam on the winning 200 medley relay team which posted a time of 1:39.30 against McDaniel and also placed fourth in the 50 freestyle in 24.10.

Joe Woodman (State College, UMass) finished third in the 200 freestyle in a dual meet against Bryant. No time was given.


Mitchell Port (Bellefonte, Edinboro) raised his record to 18-0 with a 4-1 win over Lock Haven’s Dan Neff last week. Port is ranked No. 1 in the country at 141 pounds. Edinboro is 5-3.

JB Holden (State College, PSU Mont Alto) went 3-2 in his first week of collegiate competition. The freshman is competing at 149 pounds.

Indoor Track

John Crowe (State College, Susquehanna) was sixth in the 3,000 meters in 9:02.44 in the Orange and Maroon Classic.

Colby Brindle (State College, Susquehanna) was on the 4x200 relay team that placed fourth in 11:33.80 in the Orange and Maroon Classic.

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