The Penn State Berks baseball team took the opening game in walk-off fashion with a 5-4 victory, but dropped the nightcap by a score of 7-3 to visiting Gettysburg College in a non-conference doubleheader on Sunday afternoon at Hintz Athletic Field.
Tyler Comport turned in the finest pitching performance of his career with six innings of two-hit, shutout ball to lead the Penn State Berks baseball team to a 2-0 victory over Muhlenberg College in the second game of a doubleheader at Hintz Athletic Field on Saturday afternoon. In the first game, the Nittany Lions used a two run rally in the bottom of the seventh inning to force extras, but the Mules were able to edge Berks by a score of 4-2 in eight innings.
The Penn State Berks Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) is set to host its annual Pink Games fundraiser during the first week of April at home events for baseball, softball, men's tennis, and women's tennis.
Penn State Berks swept the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) Tennis Player of the Week honors with Omar Rahmy and Laura Youwakim earning the recognition for their strong play, as announced by the commissioner's office on Tuesday afternoon.
Due to the recent snow storm, the Penn State Berks baseball team will have its games with Penn State Harrisburg (Thursday, March 16) and Swarthmore College (Saturday, March 18) postponed. The softball teams doubleheader with Rosemont College (Saturday, March 18) has been canceled.
After a strong start to the 2017 season, Jessica Rozick (softball) and Toby Welk (baseball) were each North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) Player of the Week recipients, as announced by the commissioner's officer on Monday afternoon.
The Penn State Berks baseball team wrapped up its spring break trip with a split against Dean College on Thursday afternoon. The Nittany Lions rally fell short in an 8-7 setback in the opener, but they followed with an 11-9 victory in the nightcap. Berks finished its annual trip to Myrtle Beach with a record of 3-5.
The Penn State Berks softball team celebrated the joys of a walk-off win with a come-from-behind 3-2 victory over Lakeland University, but they were on the wrong end of a 4-3 extra inning triumph by Aurora University in the night cap on Thursday afternoon. The Nittany Lions finish their first trip to the Rebel Spring Games with a record of 4-4.