Campus Corner: State College’s Carson breaks into scoring column at Dowling

State College graduate Summer Carson scored her first collegiate goal during Dowling’s 4-3 win over Mercy College on Saturday.
State College graduate Summer Carson scored her first collegiate goal during Dowling’s 4-3 win over Mercy College on Saturday.

Summer Carson waited until November to get into the scoring column for the Dowling College field hockey team.

The freshman forward-midfielder and State College graduate scored the first goal of her collegiate career in a 4-3 win over Mercy College on Saturday. She also added an assist in the game.

Dowling is 3-12 this season.


Shane Dorner (State College, Lafayette) has 25 tackles, five tackles for loss for minus-13 yards, two sacks for minus-8 yards and two quarterback hurries. Lafayette is 3-6.

Michael John (Philipsburg-Osceola, Juniata) has carried the ball 21 times for 76 yards and caught seven passes for 87 yards.

Colton Meyers (State College, Juniata) has three catches for 58 yards, a solo tackle and two assists.

Coleman Rigg (Bellefonte, Juniata) has one carry for three yards, two solo tackles and two assists. Juniata is 4-4.

Kurt Walker (P-O, Shippensburg) has 15 tackles, seven solo, 1 1/2 tackles for loss for minus-8 yards, one sack for minus-5 yards, one quarterback hurry and one blocked kick. Shippensburg is 5-4.

Alex Boumerhi (P-O, Lock Haven) is 5-for 13 in field goal tries and 14-for-15 in PAT kicks. Lock Haven was shut out by Kutztown on Saturday 19-0, and is now 2-7.

Bernard Smack (State College, Lock Haven) has one carry for eight yards, 34 receptions for 366 yards and three touchdowns, and 17 kickoff returns for 350 yards.

Sam Rodgers (State College, Syracuse) is the starting long snapper. Syracuse lost to North carolina State 24-17 Saturday to drop to 3-6.

Jon Cox (State College, Franklin & Marshall) has 16 solo tackles and four assists. He has 1 1/2 sacks for minus-5 yards and four tackles for loss for minus-8 yards as well as one pass breakup. F&M is 5-3.

Alex Kenney (State College, UMass) has carried twice for 22 yards and has nine catches for 119 yards and a touchdown. UMass is 2-7 and was idle last weekend.


Reese Fisher (State College, Juniata) finished his season with zero points while playing in all 19 games. Juniata closed at 5-14.

Devin Kos (Bellefonte, Juniata) had two goals for four points for the season. Juniata finished with a 6-9-3 record.

Taylor Golemboski (P-O, Juniata) had no points while taking 11 shots.

Kristin Dobransky (Bellefonte, PSU-Altoona) had one shot during the season. Altoona finished with a 3-12-3 record.

Victoria Crawford (State College, Indiana, Pa.) is second on the team in scoring with 15 points on six goals and three assists. IUP is 9-6-3.

Jordyn Powell (P-O, Misericordia) has one assist in 11 games. Misericordia is 15-2-1.


Julia Elkin (State College, Muhlenberg) has one kill, 13 assists, 30 digs and five aces. Muhlenberg is 24-7.

Randi Leath (State College, DePaul) has 119 kills, seven assists, 16 aces, 41 digs and 80 blocks. DePaul is 3-22.

Megan Flick (Bald Eagle Area, Lock Haven) has 235 kills, 28 assists, eight aces, 159 digs and 47 blocked shots. Lock Haven is 18-10

Suzanne Horner (State College, Iowa State) has 44 kills, 785 assists, 14 aces, 153 digs and 30 blocks. Iowa State is 11-9 after a four-set loss to No. 5 Texas, with Horner posting 31 assists, 13 digs and two blocks.

Emma Weakland (State College, Winthrop) has 141 kills, 25 digs and 39 blocks. Winthrop is 17-10.

Kayla Confer (BEA, Lebanon Valley) has 274 kills, three assists, five aces, 62 digs and 35 blocks. She had 17 kills is a 3-2 loss to Scranton on Saturday. Lebanon Valley is seeded second in the Commonwealth Conference tournament and will face third-seeded Messiah on Wednesday night.

Lauren Hester (State College, Indiana, Pa.) has 226 kills seven assists, 39 aces, 264 digs and 18 blocks. IUP is 9-18.

Sara Torres (BEA, PSU-Altoona) has seven digs. Altoona is 15-12 and will host the AMCC semifinals and finals this weekend.

Christine Irwin (State College, Juniata) has 47 kills, five assists, 15 aces, 91 digs and eight blocked shots. Juniata, No. 11 in the AVCA Division III national poll, finished the regular season 25-7 and advances to the Landmark Conference semifinals.

Field hockey

Mikaela Sloan (State College, Juniata) has one goal on 15 shots. Juniata is 12-5.

Brenna Boehman (State College, Haverford) has four goals and two assists. Haverford is 8-9.

Cross country

Paul Crowe (State College, Susquehanna) ran a time of 28 minutes, 38.6 seconds to finish 26th in the Landmark Conference championships, where Susquehanna finished second to Elizabethtown.

John Crowe (State College, Susquehanna) placed eighth in the Landmark Championships with a time of 27:23.1.

Chloe Schmidt (State College, Illinois) finished 65th in the Big Ten Championships with a time of 21:36.7. Illinois finished ninth.

Kaelyn Yoder (State College, Campbell) ran a 20:35.27 to place 54th in the Big South championships.