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Alumni Update - Mike Connelly (Pitt-Greensburg)

Written by Drew Karpen on .

CRESSON, Pa -  A pair of free throws by Rocco Contristano broke a 104-104 tie with just 35 seconds left as the Pitt-Greensburg men'sConnelly PGU basketball team hung on for a 110-104 road victory over AMCC foe Mt. Aloysius College Monday evening.

Pitt-Greensburg evens its overall record at 8-8 while improving to a league best 8-1 in the AMCC.  The Mounties fall to 6-10 on the season and 4-5 in conference play.

Pitt-Greensburg was paced by Matt Connelly, a St. Joseph graduate, who finished with a career-high 30 points on 11 of 15 shooting and 5 of 7 from three point range.

 

(photo courtesy of Pitt-Greensburg University)

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Alumni Update - Brian Heinle (Pitt-Greensburg)

Written by Drew Karpen on .

 

GIBSONIA, Pa - The Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference has released this week's men's basketball Player of the WeekHeinle PGU with Pitt-Greensburg's Brian Heinle earning the honors.

Heinle, a senior wing from St. Joeseph high school, helped lead Pitt-Greensburg to a 2-0 week in AMCC play, averaging a team high 17 points per game on 46% shooting. He would also finish 50% (7-14) of his three-point opportunities while averaging 4.5 rebounds and 1.5 assists over the two wins.  

Heinle currently ranks third among the Bobcats leading scorers, just .8 points behind Jerell Figueroa (Dover, PA, Dover Area) and .1 points behind second leading scorer Rocco Contristano.

Heinle also sits in the fifth spot in the AMCC three-point field goal percentage race with 43.9%.

 

(photo courtesy of Pitt-Greensburg University)

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Cross Country: St. Joseph runners claim titles

Written by Brittany Goncar on .

St. Joseph's Brian Hackman and Jordan Wiser both won individual titles in Class A action on Thursday.

Hackman held an 11-second lead over Greensburg Central Catholic's Vince Mirigliano for the win in the Tri-State Coaches Association Invitational at the California University of Pennsylvania.

Eli Urban (third) was the only other runner to finish in the top five for St. Joseph.

For the girls, Wiser completed the 5k course in 21 minutes, 20.38 seconds. She was joined in the top five by Kate Ott, who finished in 22:42.60.

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Alumni Update - Kelly Mehal (Waynesburg)

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GREENVILLE, Pa. – Waynesburg University women's golf team competed in the Thiel CollegeMehal Waynesburg Fall Invitational on Saturday. The event was held at the Tam O'Shanter Golf Course.

 

The Yellow Jackets were led by senior Kelly Mehal, a St. Joseph graduate, who carded a team-best score of 105 on the Par-72 course. Waynesburg placed eighth at the eight-team event.

 

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Alumni Update - Brian Heinie (Pitt-Greensburg)

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Kansas City, Mo. -- The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) todayHeinie PGU announced the NABC Honors Court, recognizing those collegiate basketball student-athletes who excelled in academics during the 2013-14 season.

The NABC Honors Court recognizes the talents and gifts that these men possess off the court, and the hard work they exhibit in the classroom.

Named to the NABC Honors Court from the Pitt-Greensburg men's basketball team was junior forward, Brian Heinle.

 

Heinle, a St. Joseph graduate, has been a three year starter for the Bobcats and he is majoring in Management Information Systems.Heinle helped lead the 2013-14 Bobcats to the conference playoffs for the first time since 2010.

(photo courtesy of University of Pitt-Greensburg)