Searer named to
mat honors team
EAST STROUDSBURG - East Stroudsburg University wrestler Tyson Searer has been named to the NWCA Division II All-Academic Team for the 2013-14 season.
Searer, a graduate of Mifflin County High School, was named to the second team. Placement is based on academic and athletic criteria.
Searer, a nursing major, went 16-10 this season with an 11-3 dual record at 197 pounds. He was a consolation semifinalist at the Super Region 1 championships after earning a trip to the NCAA Division II championships as a freshman.
In order for a student-athlete to be nominated for Division II All-Academic honors, the wrestler must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA, be in at least his second full year at his school, be a starter or key reserve and have a minimum of two letters of recommendation submitted on his behalf.
Locals stand up for Penn College teams
WILLIAMSPORT - In a game against Penn State Mont Alto Sunday, Pennsylvania College of Technology freshman Macie Lucas, a Mifflin County graduate, had one of two hits for the Wildcats in a loss.
On Thursday, Lucas had a triple to right field and scored against Alfred State.
Sophomore Kimberly Walter of Beavertown was the starting pitcher in that game.
In a baseball game April 12, Mifflin County graduate Tanner Kibe had two hits, including a two-run single, in a baseball win over Penn State York.
Woods sets league, program records
HUNTINGDON - Juniata College senior Katrina Woods, a Mount Union graduate, dominated at the Bison Outdoor Classic hosted by Bucknell University.
In the 5,000-meter run, she ran a time of 17:12.54 to set a new Landmark Conference and Juniata record. This time met ECAC qualifying standards and is the 14th fastest time in the event in all of Division III so far this season.