Campus Corner: State College’s Mock lands on All-PSAC baseball team

For the CDTMay 5, 2014 

The Pennsylvania State Athletics Conference recognized Austin Mock’s value as a utility player for the Indiana University of Pennsylvania baseball team, selecting him to the PSAC All-West team in that capacity.

Mock, a junior and State College product, started 16 games at third base, 14 as a designated hitter, four at first base and four in right field. He also pitched in 12 2/3 innings with a 2.84 ERA, striking out seven, allowing four earned runs and giving up 13 hits. He pitched in 10 games, closing five.

At the plate he hit .375 with 45 hits, 23 runs, a triple, 12 doubles and 22 RBIs. He had 13 multi-hit games.

The Crimson Hawks finished their season 18-23.

Baseball

Brandon Myers (Philipsburg-Osceola, Slippery Rock) finished his senior season with a .277 average, six runs scored, 13 hits, two doubles, a triple and 12 RBIs. Slippery Rock closed at 25-10.

Luke Curtis (P-O, Pitt) pitched a solid ninth inning in a 16-11 win over Boston College. He is 0-1 with a 2.35 ERA and two saves. In 23 innings he has allowed 31 hits, nine runs, six earned, walked nine and struck out 21. Pitt is 21-24.

Trey Nicosia (State College, Wagner) has a .303 average with three runs scored, 10 hits, a double and three RBIs. Wagner is 14-29.

Brandon Quay (Bellefonte, Alderson-Broaddus) is batting .241 with 18 runs, 28 hits, five doubles and 21 RBIs. The Battlers are 26-18.

Saige Jenco (State College, Virginia Tech) is hitting .325. He has scored 34 runs and driven in 14. He has 54 hits including five doubles and a homer and has stolen 19 bases in 25 tries. Virginia Tech is 19-27-1.

Jason Costa (State College, Walters State) finished the season with a .382 average with 13 runs, 11 hits, four doubles, a triple and 11 RBIs. Walters State finished with a 44-17 record.

Jared Daily (State College, PSU-Altoona) finished his season with a .148 average, five runs scored, four hits, and four RBIs. As a pitcher he was 2-5 with an 8.66 ERA. In 44 2/3 innings he allowed 73 hits and 57 runs, 43 earned, while walking 18 and striking out 21. Altoona finished with a 1-25 record.

Michael Finlan (State College, Marietta) is 1-0 with a 3.13 ERA. In 14 1/3 innings he has allowed nine hits, six runs, all earned, six walks and nine strikeouts. Marietta is 28-12.

Ben Finlan (State College, Grove City) had a 2-6 record and a 4.50 ERA. In 46 innings he allowed 49 hits and 31 runs, 23 earned, while walking 10 and striking out 18. Grove City is 9-25.

Shane Regel (State College, Allegheny) is hitting .260 with 10 runs scored, 13 hits, two doubles and six RBIs. Allegheny is 27-12.

Dylan Womer (Bald Eagle Area, Allegany CC) is 1-5 with a 2.00 ERA and one save. In 54 innings he has given up 37 hits and 32 runs, 12 earned, while walking 29 and striking out 49.

Jon Romine (BEA, Allegany CC) is 2-1 with an 8.59 ERA. In 14 2/3 innings he has allowed 21 hits and 20 runs, 14 earned, while walking 15 and striking out seven. Allegany is 19-22.

Softball

Jasa Mitchell (BEA, IUP) had an enormous weekend in the PSAC tournament, belting four homers including a three-run walk-off shot in a 7-5 win over West Chester and two more in a 9-0 romp over Bloomsburg. IUP was eliminated from the tournament with a 3-2 loss to California. She is hitting .388 with 44 runs scored, 59 RBIs, three triples and 15 homers, all team-highs. Her 15 homers extends her season record and ties her for the career lead in home runs with 28. She also has 13 doubles and 39 RBIs. IUP is 32-15 and was selected for the NCAA Division II tournament, playing in the Shippensburg Regional from Thursday through Saturday.

Lily Glunt (BEA, PSU-Altoona) leads the team in RBIs with 29. She is hitting .345 with 24 runs scored, 41 hits, eight doubles and a triple. Altoona is 29-9 and clinched its second straight AMCC title with a 10-5 win over Mt. Aloysius. It earned an automatic bid to the NCAA Division III tournament and will play in the regional in Ithaca, N.Y., from Friday through Sunday.

Brittany Smith (Bellefonte, PSU-Altoona) is leading the team in hits with 47. She has a .398 average with 33 runs scored, nine doubles, a triple, a homer and 19 RBIs. On Monday she was named the AMCC Player of the Week after helping the Lions to the conference title, going 7 for 12 with two doubles, three RBIs and four runs.

Kelly Chambers (BEA, PSU-Altoona) leads the team in average with a .425 mark and homers with six, and is tied for first in runs scored with 33 and doubles with nine. She has 45 hits, three triples and 27 RBIs.

Cassondra Ross (BEA, PSU-Altoona) has a .409 average with six runs scored, nine hits, a double and five RBIs. She is 2-0 with a 6.14 ERA in the circle. She has worked 21 2/3 innings and allowed 31 hits and 19 runs, all earned, while walking seven and striking out 12.

Raychel DeArmitt (Bellefonte, PSU-Altoona) leads the AMCC in wins with 16 against four losses. She has a 2.86 ERA. In 124 2/3 innings she has allowed 122 hits and 61 runs, 51 earned, while walking 34 and striking out 119. At the plate she is hitting .275 with five runs scored, 14 hits, three doubles, a triple and 12 RBIs. She was named AMCC Pitcher of the Week on Monday, posting a 2-0 record and 3.96 ERA in helping the team wrap up the conference title.

Clarissa Keller (Penns Valley, PSU-Altoona) is hitting .393 with 32 runs scored, 46 hits, three doubles, two triples and 27 RBIs. She was 3 for 4 in Sunday’s 10-5 conference title-clinching win over Mount Aloysius.

Allison Simpson (BEA, PSU-Altoona) is hitting .250 with nine runs scored and 11 hits, one of which is a double, and eight RBIs.

Kate Burge (P-O, PSU-Altoona) is 11-5 with a 1.46 ERA and one save. In 105 2/3 innings she has given up 76 hits and 34 runs, 22 earned, while walking 29 and striking out 96. She earned her only save against Mount Aloysius in the AMCC title game.

Dani Hart (State College, Mt. Aloysius) hit .297 with 31 runs scored, 35 hits, a double, two triples and a homer and 13 RBIs. Mt Aloysius finished at 28-12.

Tess Deardorff (Penns Valley, Lebanon Valley) is hitting .357 with 29 runs scored, 41 hits, six doubles, a triple and seven RBIs. She is 22-for-26 in stolen base attempts. Lebanon Valley won the Commonwealth Conference title with a 2-1 win over Alvernia, and will meet Keene State in the NCAA Division III Regional opener Friday. Lebanon Valley is 32-4.

Kate Deardorff (Penns Valley, Lebanon Valley) is hitting .421 with 19 runs and 40 hits, a double, two triples and five RBIs. She is 16-for-20 in stolen base tries. She has 169 career hits, one short of the program record.

Taylor Parsons (BEA, St. Francis) finished the season with a .309 average with 23 runs scored, 43 hits, nine doubles, two triples and five homers, one of which she hit in a 4-0 win over Mount St. Marys over the weekend. She has 32 RBIs. St. Francis finished its season at 26-23.

Hannah Cooper (Bellefonte, Central Connecticut State) owns a .288 average with eight runs scored, 30 hits, four doubles, a triple, a homer and 10 RBIs. CCSU is 28-14 and will play in the NEC tournament.

Track & field

Brice Beals (BEA, Lock Haven) placed sixth in the discus with a throw of 151 feet in the PSAC meet.

Corey King (Penns Valley, Lock Haven) ran the 100-meter dash in 11.11 seconds to place eighth in the PSAC meet, where Lock Haven placed fifth.

John Crowe (State College, Susquehanna) placed seventh in the 5,000 meters with a time of 15:54.65 in the Landmark Conference meet, which Susquehanna won for the first time.

Paul Crowe (State College, Susquehanna) took third in the 5,000 in 15:39.34.

Molly Love (State College, UNC-Wilmington) cleared 11-2 in the pole vault to place fourth at the CAA championship meet to close her redshirt freshman season.

Lacrosse

Andy Jameson (State College, Eastern) has 16 goals and 12 assists. Eastern is 14-4 and will meet Washington, Md., in the NCAA Division III tournament Wednesday.

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