Campus Corner: State College’s Baney receives academic honor

Allie Baney, former State College softball player now at Juniata, has been honored by the NFCA.

Baney, a junior infielder, received All-America Scholarship recognition for the Eagles for the 2014-15 academic year. To be selected, an athlete must have a GPA of 3.50 or higher.

Baney is majoring in sports management. Juniata finished 8-28 a year ago. A total of 1,018 Division III athletes received the honor.


Kurt Walker (P-O, Shippensburg) had one tackle for loss for minus-one yard against Lock Haven Saturday. He has 11 tackles, six solo, for the season, including four and one-half tackles for loss for minus-17 yards, 2 1/2 sacks for minus-13 yards, one pass broken up, one pass defended and one quarterback hurry. Shippensburg is 4-2 after beating Lock Haven 44-34.

Curtis Matsko (P-O, Shippensburg) saw action in his second game of the season and recorded one assisted tackle against Lock Haven.

Alex Boumerhi (P-O, Lock Haven) kicked four PATs against Shippensburg. He is second on the team in scoring with four field goals and 11 PATs for 23 points. He also has one tackle. Lock Haven is 0-6.

David Gordeuk (State College, Navy) saw action on special teams against Notre Dame and has two solo tackles and two assists for the Midshipmen, who are 4-1.


Reese Fisher (State College, Juniata) has an assist in 12 games. Juniata is 2-9-1.

Devin Kos (Bellefonte, Juniata) has two goals and two assists. Juniata is 5-6-1.

Taylor Golemboski (P-O, Juniata) has played in seven games.

Kristin Buchanan (Bellefonte, IUP) has taken one shot in 10 games. IUP is 6-5-2.

Mac Schailey (State College, Widener) has one assist. Widener is 5-7-1.

Jordyn Powell (P-O, Misericordia) has played in 11 games and has one assist. Misericordia is 10-2-1.


Randi Leath (State College, DePaul) has 92 kills, 41 digs and 35 blocks. DePaul is 12-7.

Taylor Leath (State College, North Carolina) has 63 kills, 44 digs and 20 blocks. North Carolina is 8-7.

Megan Flick (BEA, Lock Haven) has 229 kills, 29 assists, 10 aces, 214 digs and 34 blocks. Lock Haven is 12-8.

Suzanne Horner (State College, Iowa State) has three kills, 69 assists, four aces and 34 digs. Iowa State is 10-6.

Emma Weakland (State College, Winthrop) has recorded 110 kills, one assist, 19 digs and 26 blocks. Winthrop is 8-4.

Sara Torres (BEA, PSU-Altoona) has a kill, 11 digs and a block. PSU-Altoona is 9-9.

Christine Irwin (State College, Juniata) has two kills, an ace, 12 digs and a block in limited time for the No. 2 Eagles, who are 21-1.

Tara Neidigh (State College, Juniata) has two assists, five aces and 97 digs.

Janae Moran (State College, Elizabethtown) has 153 kills, 16 assists, 25 aces, 146 digs and 16 blocks. Elizabethtown is 12-9.

Kayla Bracken (Penns Valley, Delaware Valley) has 72 kills, three assists, 16 aces, 97 digs and two blocks. Delaware Valley is 1-12.

Field hockey

Brenna Boehman (State College, Haverford) has three goals and an assist. Haverford is 2-8.

Kayla Klaus (State College, Slippery Rock) has played in six games. Slippery Rock is 5-8.

Summer Carson (State College, Dowling) has recorded two goals. Dowling is 2-8.

Lauren Bonness (State College, Michigan State) has two goals and two assists. The Lady Spartans are 5-8.

Aiko Dzikowski (State College, Smith) has played in seven games. Smith is 6-6.

Paige Meily (State College, Penn) has played in eight games. Penn is 9-1.

Brittany Meier (State College, Juniata) has eight points on two goals and four assists. Juniata is 6-4.

Cross country

Jason Doll (State College, Delaware Valley) placed 133rd in 34:26.53 at the DeSales University Invitational.

Eric Heatwole (State College, Bloomsburg) was seventh among Bloomsburg runners in 29:10 in a dual meet with PSU-Schuylkill.

Alexis Franks (State College, PSU-Altoona) ran a 21:48.3 to place 84th in the Carnegie Mellon Invitational.