Alumni Update - Angela Mignanelli (Duquesne)

Written by Drew Karpen on .

The Duquesne women’s track and field team had seven top 3 performances at the 2016 Bison Outdoor Classic.Migmanelli Duq

Angela Mignanelli, a Seneca Valley graduate, was 1st of 71 in the 5000m.

She crossed with a PR time of 17:28.76.


(photo courtesy of Duquesne University)


Alumni Update - Chad Albert (Juniata)

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HUNTINGDON, Pa.- Needing a straight set victory over Cairn to secure a spot in the upcoming Continental VolleyballAlbert Juniata Conference Tournament, the Juniata men's volleyball team did just that.

The Eagles defeated the Highlanders 3-0 (25-13, 25-17, 25-14) on Senior Night at Memorial Gymnasium to clinch a playoff spot.

The Eagles had a season best .500 hitting percentage on the night. Chad Albert, a Seneca Valley graduate, had a team and career-high .727% with nine kills, two service aces, and two assisted blocks.


(photo courtesy of Juniata College)


Track: Seneca Valley boys claim Knoch Relays title

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The Seneca Valley boys took first place at the Knoch Relays last Saturday. The Raiders defeated 10 other teams by tallying 104 points.

Matt Sloan took gold in the high jump with a leap of 5 feet, 8 inches. Teammate Alex Fischer took second in the pole vault (11-0), while Colin Widdersheim tied for third with a distance of 10 feet, 6 inches.

Zach Gehm took third in the discus with a throw of 131 feet, 6 inches. Ryan DeBoer wasn't far behind in sixth place (121-10 1/2). He went on to take second in the javelin, while Nate Kouna grabbed first (156-6).


Alumni Update - GJ Senchak (California University of Pennsylvania)

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WASHINGTON, Pa. – The California University of Pennsylvania baseball team posted a doubleheader split withSenchak CalU Gannon on Saturday afternoon in Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) West action, winning 9-1 before losing 8-3 at CONSOL Energy Park.

With the split, the Vulcans move to 16-12 overall behind a 9-3 mark in league play. Meanwhile, the Golden Knights stand at 21-8 this season with a 9-3 record in divisional action. Cal U and Gannon, along with Mercyhurst, are tied for first place in the PSAC West standings following three weeks of league play.

In Game 1, senior GJ Senchak improved to 2-1 this season with the complete-game victory. He allowed one run (earned) on six hits and two walks in 7.0 innings (83 pitches).

Senchak, a New Castle graduate, forced the Golden Knights to leave eight runners on base, including four in scoring position.


(photo courtesy of California University of Pennsylvania)