High School Sports

Campus Corner: State College’s Paige Meily earns All-Ivy honors

State College’s Paige Meily, shown with the Lady Little Lions in 2014, was named honorable mention All-Ivy League after her junior season at Penn.
State College’s Paige Meily, shown with the Lady Little Lions in 2014, was named honorable mention All-Ivy League after her junior season at Penn. CDT photo file

For the second year in a row, State College graduate Paige Meily has earned Ivy League honors in field hockey.

The junior center back was named honorable mention All-Ivy League. She was a second-team selection last season.

She played 1,192 minutes, making one defensive save and assisting on five goals for the Quakers, who finished the season with a 9-8 record.


Nick Gray (Philipsburg-Osceola, Juniata) has 22 solo tackles and 15 assists. He also has two sacks for 13 yards, a fumble forced, a fumble recovered and an interception he returned 59 yards for a score. The Eagles finished the season with a 3-7 record.

Peyton Edwards (State College, Juniata) finished his freshman season with 29 solo tackles and 20 assists, two sacks for seven yards, five tackles for loss for 18 yards, two fumbles forced and two passes broken up.

Aaron Boumerhi (P-O, Temple) has made 12 of 18 field goal attempts and all 19 PAT kicks. Temple is 5-5 after beating Cincinnati 35-24, as Boumerhi had three PATs and two field goals.

Cameron Tobias (Penns Valley, Lock Haven) finished the season with 77 completions in 128 attempts for 746 yards, nine interceptions and one touchdown.

Kahsim Buey (State College native, Lock Haven) had three receptions for 28 yards.

Bryan Greene (BEA, Lock Haven) was third on the team in receptions with 26 for 225 yards and had five carries for 14 yards. Lock Haven fell to Mercyhurst 23-10 to finish 2-9.

Nick Boumerhi (P-O, Lock Haven) was third on the team in scoring with 40 points on six field goals and 22 PATs in his senior year.

Taylor Collison (Penns Valley, Franklin & Marshall) has 201 yards on 34 carries for the Diplomats (9-1). He has two receptions for three yards and has five tackles. F&M beat Gettysburg 51-21 last Saturday and will meet Widener this Saturday.

Jon Seighman (State College, Lehigh) has five solo tackles. Lehigh is 4-6 and after beating Holy Cross 34-21. Lehigh will play Lafayette Saturday.

Pete Haffner (State College, Lehigh) has four solo tackles in six games.

Brett Graham (State College, UConn) is averaging 39.2 yards on 51 punts. UConn (3-7) lost to UCF 49-24 last Saturday and will play Boston College this Saturday.


Lauren Anderson (State College, Misericordia) has a goal and an assist.

Jordyn Powell (P-O, Misericordia) has two goals and an assist. Misericordia lost to SUNY-Geneseo in double overtime in the second round of the NCAA Division III tournament to finish with a 15-5-2 record.


Taylor Leath (State College, North Carolina) has 295 kills, 10 assists, 17 aces, 187 digs and 49 blocks. North Carolina is 14-10.

Christine Irwin (State College, Juniata) had 28 kills, an assist, two aces, 17 digs and five blocks. Juniata finished 24-9 after losing to Wittenburg in the second round of the NCAA Division III tournament.

Vee Skripek (BEA, Penn Sate-Altoona) completed her freshman year with 123 kills, nine assists, 18 aces, 108 digs and three blocks. Altoona finished 13-14 after losing to Westminster in the first round of the ECAC tournament.

Olivia Meyer (Penns Valley, Penn State-Altoona) had an assist and 111 digs this season.

Abigail Horner (State College, Edinboro) has two assists, 11 aces and eight digs. The eighth-seeded Fighting Scots will meet top-seeded Indiana, Pa., in the first round of the PSAC tournament Tuesday.

Laura Hildebrand (State College, Pitt-Bradford) was named third-team All-Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference after posting 443 digs, fifth-best in the conference. The Panthers finished 14-13 overall and tied for the conference title at 7-2.


Ben Gingher (State College, Eastern Michigan) won a pair of events in a dual meet with Oakland. He won the 100-yard breaststroke in 56.65 seconds and the 200 breaststroke in 2:02.30.

Seth Erdley (State College, St. Bonaventure) placed sixth in the 100 backstroke in 55.97 in a meet against Canisius.


Kyla Irwin (State College, UConn) played five minutes and had one rebound for the No. 1 Huskies in Sunday’s 78-53 season-opening win against No. 14 Stanford.

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