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Gooding is Volleyball Player of the Week

Penn State Mont Alto freshman Kylee Gooding (Warriors Mark, Pa. / Tyrone Area) earned Player of the Week recognition by the Penn State University Athletic Conference on Tuesday afternoon.

Mont Alto Volleyball Makes Comeback

The Penn State Mont Alto volleyball team improved to 3-0 in the PSUAC conference with a thrilling 3-2 comeback win Sunday over Penn State Beaver.

Mont Alto Cross Country Runs at Hood Blazers Twilight Meet

The Penn State Mont Alto cross country team ran at the Hood Blazers Invitational on Friday evening.

Men’s Soccer Remain Hot with Conference Win over Penn State Wilkes-Barre

Penn State Mont Alto men's soccer team dominated from start to finish Saturday, earning its first conference win of the season against Penn State Wilkes-Barre Saturday by a 4-2 score.

Mont Alto Women’s Volleyball Keeps Rolling with Conference Win over New...

The Penn State Mont Alto volleyball team rolled to another PSUAC conference win, this time they took all three sets over New Kensington on Wednesday at the Heiges Field House at Shippensburg University.

Mont Alto Competes in the Penn State Schuylkill Golf Invitational

The Penn State Mont Alto golf team was back in action on Wednesday competing at the Penn State Schuylkill Invitational at the Mountain Valley Golf Club.

Moore Lands PSUAC Goalkeeper of the Week Award

After a pair of eight save performances with a shutout against Central Penn College thrown in the middle, Penn State Mont Alto sophomore Austin Moore (Brockway, Pa. / Brockway Area) was selected as the Pennsylvania State University Athletic Conference Goalkeeper of the Week.

Kara Newell Named PSUAC Women’s Soccer Player of the Week

Following a two-assist performance that sparked a Mont Alto victory last week, Penn State Mont Alto sophomore Kara Newell (Shippensburg, pa. / Shippensburg) became the Penn State University Athletic Conference Player of the Week for the first time during her career.

Mont Alto Men’s Soccer Wins Another Overtime Thriller

The Penn State Mont Alto men's soccer team saw sophomore Bryce Palamar (Smithsburg, Md. / Williamsport) score a brace in regulation and Joao Pedro (Sorocaba, Brazil / Colegio Uirapuru) score the game-winner in the 98th minute for a 3-2 win over Williamson College of the Trades on Monday.

Fredrick Community College Stun Mont Alto Women’s Soccer

The Penn State Mont Alto women's soccer team was unable to hold onto its brief 1-0 lead on Saturday with FCC earning the comeback win in a 4-1 fashion.

Cauffman Makes Triumphant Return; Mont Alto Men Finish Sixth in PSUAC...

Senior Erika Cauffman (Waynesboro, Pa. / Waynesboro Area) was back on the Mont Alto golf team this season. In her first match against a PSUAC-high seven females, she carded a 91 to claim individual medalist honors.

Mont Alto Women’s Soccer Down Central Penn

The Penn State Mont Alto women's soccer team rebounded perfectly and earned their first win of the 2019 season in a 5-2 come from behind effort against Central Penn on Wednesday.

Manor College Upend PSUMA Thanks to a Pair of Second Half...

The Penn State Mont Alto men's soccer team played in their third-straight game on their home pitch yesterday and was upended for the first time of the season to visiting Manor College.

Men’s Soccer Explodes for Three Second Half Goals in 4-1 Win...

Mont Alto will have a day to recover before returning to action when it hosts Manor College in a home match at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, September 3.

Mont Alto Volleyball Takes Two at the USCAA Tip-Off Tournament

The Penn State Mont Alto volleyball team participated in the USCAA Tip-Off Tournament on Friday and Saturday.

PSUMA Women’s Soccer Defeated in Season Opener

The Penn State Mont Alto women's soccer team was a bit shorthanded on Saturday with Maddie Shirley (Biglerville, Pa. / Biglerville) making her first collegiate start as a goalkeeper for the first half of the match against Hollins University.

Mont Alto Men’s Soccer Kicks Off 2019 with a Victory

The Penn State Mont Alto men's soccer team dominated in nearly every facet on Saturday with the team earning the 1-0 win over Central Penn College.

Mont Alto Men’s Soccer Launches First-Ever Goal-a-Thon Fundraiser

The Penn State Mont Alto men's soccer program is organizing it's first-ever Goal-a-Thon fundraiser this fall that will take place through the entirety of the regular season.

Mont Alto Wrestling Unveils Projected 2019-20 Lineup

The Penn State Mont Alto wrestling program and head coach Chris Leese announced the addition of eight new wrestlers who are expected to make an immediate impact during the 2019-20 season.

Mont Alto Volleyball Releases 2019 Schedule

The Penn State Mont Alto volleyball program released its 2019 schedule on Thursday afternoon, which features 10 home contests and 12 matches on the road or at neutral locations.

Mont Alto Men’s Soccer Welcomes 13 Newcomers to the 2019 Roster

The Penn State Mont Alto men's soccer program and head coach Tim Carey announced a 13-person recruiting class for the Nittany Lions, with the group set to join PSUMA for the 2019 season.

Mont Alto Golf Releases 2019 Fall Schedule

Penn State Mont Alto golf coach Bill Burke announced his team's 2019 fall schedule available on psumontaltoathletics.com.

PSMA 2019 Cross Country Schedule

First-year head coach Kevin Geesaman of Penn State Mont Alto’s men's and women's cross country programs unveiled the slate of competitions for the 2019 season on Thursday.

PSMA Announces Women’s Fall Soccer Schedule

Eight home matches including four in a row to start the season excite the Penn State Mont Alto women's soccer team as they released its schedule, announced by head coach Mary Miller on Tuesday morning.

Mont Alto 2019 Volleyball Team to Have 8 Freshmen

The Penn State Mont Alto women's volleyball program has its eyes set on avenging their PSUAC Quarterfinals loss this past fall and third-year head coach Randy Hood has further bolstered the roster by adding eight incoming freshmen.

Penn State Fall Soccer Schedule Finalized

Entering his fifth season at the helm of the Penn State Mont Alto men's soccer program, head coach Tim Carey announced on Monday he has finalized the squad's 2019 schedule.

34 Mont Alto Student-Athletes Recognized

The Penn State Mont Alto athletic department saw 34 student-athletes representing all five of the department's winter and spring programs honored on the Penn State University Athletic Conference All-Academic Team.

Wagner, Feaser Earn USCAA All-American Honors

Sophomore infielder Brooklyn Wagner received a selection to the USCAA All-American Second Team and senior Krista Feaser was recognized on the Honorable Mention Team

Four Mont Alto Nittany Lions Named USCAA All-Americans

The United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) released their 2019 Baseball All-Americans on Sunday, May 12 with four members of the Penn State Mont Alto baseball team receiving the accolades.

Four Mont Alto Players to the USCAA National All-Academic Team

The United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) announced that Krista Feaser (Shippensburg, Pa.), Monica Fleshman (Gettysburg, Pa. ), Helayna Thomas (Biglerville, Pa.) and Shaina Walker (Halifax, Pa.) were recognized at the annual end-of-year banquet for their outstanding efforts in the classroom as each were named to the All-Academic Team.

Mont Alto Baseball Loses a Heartbreaker in the USCAA World Series...

The No. 8 seed Penn State Mont Alto lost a heartbreaker as the baseball team was unable to avoid elimination against Mississippi University of the Women at the USCAA Small College World Series, losing 9-4 on Tuesday morning.

Kendall, Martin, and Osborne Named USCAA National All-Academic Team

Sophomore Bryce Kendall and seniors Hunter Martin and Colin Osborne were named to the USCAA National All-Academic Team on Sunday, May 12.

Mont Alto Baseball Comes up Short in PSUAC Tournament

Despite not bringing home a PSUAC trophy, Mont Alto has had a great season with a 25-18 overall record and was 11-4 in the PSUAC during the regular season.

Younker Named PSUAC West Player of the Year

Six members of the Penn State Mont Alto baseball team were named to the 2019 PSUAC All-Conference teams on Thursday afternoon as announced by the league office.

Mont Alto Players Honored as All-Conference Selections

On Thursday, May 2 the Pennsylvania State University Athletic Conference (PSUAC) announced its 2019 Softball End of the Year Awards. For the second consecutive year, Mont Alto had three members of the softball team land on the PSUAC All-Conference teams.

Younker is PSUAC Hitter of Week

Jeremiah Younker helped the Penn State Mont Alto baseball team to dominant wins over Dickinson College and PSU Greater Allegheny.

Early Offensive Firepower Leads Mont Alto past Greater Allegheny

Mont Alto (25-16) moves onto the double elimination part of the PSUAC Tournament with the semifinal and championship rounds taking place at Showers Field in DuBois, Pa. on May 5-6. PSUMA will face the top seed from the East Division, Penn State Wilkes-Barre at 10 a.m. on Sunday, May 5.

Younker’s Pair of Homers Over Mont Alto Ast Dickinson College

Mont Alto will be the No. 2 seed from the PSUAC West Division and will host No. 3 Penn State Greater Allegheny on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. in a tournament elimination game.

Mont Alto Softball Concludes the Season Against Schuylkill

The Penn State Mont Alto (8-26, 5-15 PSUAC) softball season came to a close this season, but the Nittany Lions will return several starters from this year's team to the 2020 roster as they look to continue their pursuit of a PSUAC title.

Mont Alto Wins Season Series with Fayette on Senior Day

Mont Alto returns to action on Wednesday, April 24, in a non-conference nine-inning game with Dickinson College. First pitch is slated for 3 p.m.
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