Friday, May 3, 2013
A pitcher, an outfielder and a catcher make the NEAC All-Conference Team
The North Eastern Athletic Conference announced its 2013 softball all-conference selections Thursday. Penn State Abington sophomore pitcher Michaela Drogalis, of Croydon, was selected by the league as the 2013 NEAC South Pitcher of the Year. She was also a first team pick. Senior outfielder Trish Watson, of Bensalem, and junior catcher Shelia O'Hagan, of Willow Grove, both earned second-team honors, while head coach, David Hoch was honored as Coach of the Year after taking Abington to a record of 13-7 against league opponents, qualifying for the NEAC Playoffs for the first time in program history. Head coaches from conference member institutions nominate and then vote on the award. Drogalis had a strong outing on the mound this season, …
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Trish Watson claimed the school's all-time scoring record last weekend.
Thursday, January 10
Trish Watson, of Bensalem, was chosen as the NEAC Women’s Basketball Student-Athlete of the Week after putting together a stellar performance for Penn State Abington. Watson, a senior for the Penn State Abington Nittany Lions, became the program’s all-time scoring leader this past weekend while also guiding her team to a pair of conference victories with two-game averages of 20.5 points, 8 rebounds, 6.5 assists and 2 steals. Watson claimed Abington’s all-time scoring mark seven minutes into the second half of the Nittany Lions’ victory over SUNY Cobleskill Saturday, scoring on a fast-break layup to give her 1,159 career points and the prestigious record. See initial story here. She finished the contest with a game-high 28 points while …
Monday, January 7, 2013
... and Lady Lions defeats SUNY Cobleskill for first time in program history.
Monday, January 7
Senior shooting guard Trish Watson, of Bensalem, made history on Saturday afternoon becoming the Penn State Abington women's basketball all-time scoring leader as the Lady Lions tamed the Fighting Tigers of SUNY Cobleskill, 85-43. The win also marked the first time Abington defeated SUNY Cobleskill (0-2 NEAC, 1-7) since both teams joined the North Eastern Athletic Conference in 2008 as the Lady Lions improved to 2-0 in the conference and 4-5 on the season. The Lady Lions opened the first half as both teams traded baskets twice before a jumper from junior Janay Winston at 16:07 sparked a 28-0 run. The defense was crucial forcing 10 turnovers to open the game and holding the Fighting Tigers scoreless for more than ten minutes. At 13:21 …