Campus Corner: State College’s Kanaskie having solid season at Truman State

State College graduate Kyle Kanaskie has been a key contributor to Truman State’s 11-4 start on the basketball court.

The sophomore guard is averaging 7.8 points and 3.1 rebounds per game. He also has 26 assists and 19 steals for the Division II program in Missouri.


Mitchell Port (Bellefonte, Edinboro) raised his record to 24-0 with a pair of wins at the Virginia Duals over the weekend. He is the No. 2 ranked wrestler at 141 pounds. Edinboro fell to 8-4 with a pair of losses at the Va. Duals, falling to Virginia 20-17 and Old Dominion 16-15. Edinboro was without starter AJ Schopp, a Tyrone graduate who is 15-1, for both meets.

Jake Taylor (Bald Eagle Area, Cornell) is 9-5 at 174 pounds, including 2-0 in dual meets, with two falls. Cornell is 5-1 after losing to Missouri 27-9 over the weekend.

Ty Millward (State College, West Virginia) is 3-7 at 149 pounds for the Mountaineers.


Liz Wortman (Bellefonte, Juniata) averages 2.1 points and 1.1 rebounds. Juniata is 4-10.

Dennis Fisher (BEA, Juniata) averages 4.0 points and 2.9 rebounds as well as 1.3 assists per game. Juniata is 7-7.

Brittany Butterworth (BEA, Pitt-Greensburg) averages 4.8 points and 1.9 rebounds to go with 23 assists, 13 steals and a block. Greensburg is 8-5.

Jenna Altomare (State College, Kutztown) has a 3.3 scoring average with six rebounds, two assists and six steals. Kutztown is 6-8.

Alexis Frank (Bellefonte, PSU-Altoona) averages 1.2 points per game. She has six rebounds, an assist and two steals. Altoona is 3-9.

Bryan Sekunda (State College, Stony Brook) is averaging 3.4 points, 1.1 rebounds and has 10 assists, two blocks and three steals. Stony Brook is 10-7.

Taylor Allison (State College, St. Francis) averages 1.4 points per game. She has nine rebounds, seven assists and three steals. St. Francis is 2-12.

Kaitlin Miller (BEA, PSU-Fayette) averages 8.9 points and 8.1 rebounds per game. She also averages 1.0 assists and 2.2 blocks. Fayette is 4-7.


Alex Hillsley (State College, Delaware) placed fifth in the 100-yard backstroke in 53.07 seconds, fifth in the 50 freestyle in 22.30 and swam on the second-place 400 freestyle relay team in 3:09 in a dual meet with Drexel.

Emily Pate (State College, Delaware) swam the second leg of the 200 medley relay team that placed seventh in 1:51.45, was fifth in the 100 breaststroke in 1:07.22, seventh in the 200 breaststroke in 2:29.15 and was fifth in the 200 individual medley in 2:12.33.

Indoor track & field

Chloe Schmidt (State College, Illinois) ran the 1,000 meters in 2:59.34 in a dual meet with Iowa.