Campus corner: Penns Valley grad Brooker runs to another win, honor at Cedarville

Former Penns Valley athlete Matt Brooker was named the Cedarville Male Athlete of the Week after winning the Cedarville Friendship Invitational cross country race on Saturday.

It was the second time Brooker, last year’s NCAA Division II Cross Country and Cedarville all-sports Athlete of the Year, has won the event, and Cedarville also won the event as a team. He covered the muddy 8,000-meter course in a time of 24 minutes, 58 seconds for the Yellow Jackets, who are ranked No. 14 in NCAA Division II.


Colton Myers (State College, Juniata) has seven catches for 114 yards and a touchdown.

Michael John (Philipsburg-Osceola, Juniata) has carried the ball 24 times for 111 yards and a touchdown. Juniata beat Gettysburg 38-16 on Saturday, the first time the Eagles have beaten the Bullets at Huntingdon since 1976. Juniata is now 3-0.

Kurt Walker (P-O, Shippensburg) has seven solo tackles and four assists. Shippensburg is 1-2.

Colby Way (State College, Buffalo) has seven solo tackles and six assists, three tackles for loss for minus-13 yards and one sack for minus-7 yards. Buffalo is 1-2.

Alex Boumerhi (P-O, Lock Haven) has kicked two field goals in three attempts and has made 6 of 7 PAT attempts.

Bernard Smack (State College, Lock Haven) has two receptions for 26 yards and has returned six kickoffs for 87 yards. Lock Haven is 2-1.

Zach Czap (P-O, Lycoming) has converted 11 of 12 PAT attempts. He has not attempted a field goal to date. He is averaging 39.1 yards on 15 punts and 53.1 yards on 11 kickoffs. Lycoming is 2-1.

Sam Rodgers (State College, Syracuse) continues to start as the long snapper for the Orangemen (2-2).

Jon Cox (State College, Franklin & Marshall) has six solo tackles, one assist and one blocked kick. F&M is 1-2.

Cole Long (Bald Eagle Area, Waynesburg) has not seen any varsity action but has one touchdown pass in two JV games.


Andy Blunk (State College, Juniata) has two goals and two assists.

Anthony Glossner (Penns Valley, Juniata) has started eight games on defense and has taken one shot. Juniata is 7-1-1.

Reese Fischer (Bellefonte, Juniata) has played in five games.

Ally Reid (State College, F&M) has two assists. F&M is 3-1-2.

David Trunzo (State College, St. Francis) has one goal and has taken three shots. St. Francis is 5-1-1.

Katelyn Gill (State College, Alvernia) starts on defense and has taken two shots. Alvernia is 7-1.

Kelsey Gill (State College, Alvernia) has scored three goals.

Izabel Scott (State College, Slippery Rock) has played five games on defense and has taken one shot. Slippery Rock is 3-1-1.

Megan Porter (State College, Geneva) has two assists. Geneva is 3-3.

Katie Deardorff (Penns Valley, Lebanon Valley) has a goal and has taken nine shots. Lebanon Valley is 4-2-2.

Kathleen Warner (State College, Clarion) has played in five games.

Liz Ventura (Penns Valley, Clarion) has scored one goal and has one assist. Clarion is 3-1-2.

Dieter Bahr (State College, Delaware) has played in four games and taken two shots. Delaware is 6-1.

Elle Matalavage (State College, Paul Smith’s) has four goals and two assists. Paul Smith’s is 6-2.


Julia Elkin (State College, Muhlenberg) has one kill, one assist and eight digs. Muhlenberg is 6-5.

Alexandra Fleagle (State College, Slippery Rock) has five kills, 116 assists, seven aces and 53 digs. Slippery Rock is 5-5.

Randi Leath (State College, DePaul) has 70 kills, five assists, one ace, seven digs and 37 blocks. DePaul is 12-0.

Megan Flick (BEA, Lock Haven) has 116 kills, five assists, 16 aces, 86 digs and 25 blocks. Lock Haven is 9-3.

Kendra Fetzer (BEA, Lock Haven) has 31 kills, 33 assists, 11 aces, 46 digs and seven blocks.

Suzanne Horner (State College, Mississippi State) has 35 kills, 574 assists, 19 aces, 100 digs and 19 blocks. Mississippi State is 9-4.

Emma Weakland (State College, Winthrop) has 12 kills, an ace, five digs and two blocks. Winthrop is 7-3.

Kayla Confer (BEA, Lebanon Valley) has 123 kills, seven assists, eight service aces, 22 digs and has blocked 13 spikes. Lebanon Valley is 11-3.

Field hockey

Mikaela Sloan (State College, Juniata) has an assist in eight games. Juniata is 4-4.

Tori Patrick (State College, Washington & Jefferson) has an assist and has taken five shots. W&J is 6-3.

Brenna Boehman (State College, Haverford) has an assist. Haverford is 3-3.

Cross country

Jason Doll (State College, Delaware Valley) placed 45th with a time of 31:57.60 in the Messiah Invitational.

Paul Crowe (State College, Susquehana) was 32nd in 26:09.70 at the Lock Haven Open Invitational.

John Crowe (State College, Susquehanna) was 33rd in 26:10.30 at Lock Haven, where Susquehanna finished fourth.

Ryan Brown (Penns Valley, Robert Morris) ran a time of 25:51.11, good for 62nd place, at the Furman Invitational, where Robert Morris placed eighth out of nine teams.


Brian Charles (State College, Goshen College) shot an 85-80—165 in the Battle of Blackthorn in last weekend.


Christopher Borden (State College, George Mason) was part of two doubles wins during last weekend’s Mason Invitational.

Blake Gregory (State College, East Carolina) won a singles match, and split two doubles matches at the ECU Fall Shootout last weekend.