4 Abington student athletes earn honors; scoreboard for week of Sept. 12

Abington soccer women's

Penn State Abington sophomore goalkeeper Samantha Friend.

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Penn State Abington athletics scores and achievements for the week of Sept. 12.

Cross country at the Lancaster Bible College Invitational

Men's team: Fourth place

Men's individual

  • Ninth place: Yannik Cahnbley 29:09
  • 10th: Michael Cooney 29:20
  • 12th: Nelson Costa Jr. 29:29 
  • 28th: Alexander Beltz 30:48
  • 33rd: Gregory Gallagher 31:43
  • 35th: Minaam Ahmed 31:59.

Women's team: Third place

Women's individual

  • Sixth: Valerie Santangelo 26:25
  • 12th: Claire Reeves 27:19
  • 19th: Megan Glanz 29:01
  • 34th: Ivana Camachio 31:13
  • 45th: Caileen Dolan 33:24

The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) named Valerie Santangelo the Women's Cross Country Student Athlete of the Week. She finished fourth at the Abington Invitational behind a pair of regionally ranked runners from Franklin & Marshall College.  

Soccer (men)

Abington 3, Bryn Athyn College 2

For the second consecutive week, the NEAC named Hernando Villamil the men's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week. He scored four goals in two games.

Soccer (women)

Arcadia University 7, Abington 0
Abington 3, Bryn Athyn 0

The NEAC named Michelle Latronica the Women's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week for scoring seven goals in two games.

Abington men's tennis

Penn State Abington senior Chan Wook Hwang.

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Tennis (men)
Abington 5, Albright College 4

Tennis (women)
Albright 8, Abington 1

Abington 3, Cairn University 0
Ursinus College 3, Abington 1
Abington 3, State University of New York at Cobleskill 0
State University of New York Polytechnic Institute 3, Abington 0
Morrisville State College 3, Abington 1

The NEAC named sophomore Maddi Richard the Women's Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week. The sophomore libero earned 79 digs, helping Abington to three wins.

Penn State Abington fields 13 men’s and women’s teams as a member of NCAA Division III and competes in the North Eastern Athletic Conference.