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A-K Valley campus clippings: Local pair helps Westminster women’s soccer win

An Alle-Kiski Valley connection gave Westminster’s women’s soccer team a win.

Jocelyn Gillette’s goal off a pass from Emily Irvine at the 39 minute, 59 second mark of the first half lifted Westminster to a 1-0 win at Franciscan on Wednesday.

For Gillette, a sophomore and Highlands graduate, it was her first goal of the season and second of her career. It was also the first point of the season for Irvine, a senior from Deer Lakes.

West Virginia Wesleyan

Junior Chelsea Hubner (Plum) won back-to-back games in goal as the Bobcats beat Charleston, 2-0, on Sunday and Glenville State, 9-0, on Wednesday. She stopped three shots in the first game and one in the second and is 2-1 with an .857 save percentage in four games (three starts).

Men’s soccer


Freshman Nick Taliani (Springdale) scored his second goal of the season off a corner kick in the Gators’ 3-2 win over Baldwin-Wallace on Wednesday. The goal gave Allegheny a 3-1 lead and proved to be the winner.

Penn State Behrend

Senior Dakota Lange (Kiski Area) scored the Lions’ lone goal in a 2-1 loss to Geneva on Wednesday. It was Lange’s first goal of the season and the seventh of his career.

Washington & Jefferson

Freshman Michael Komaniak (Riverview) assisted on the tying goal in the Presidents’ 2-1 victory over La Roche on Wednesday.

Women’s volleyball

Point Park

Junior Brittney Bianco (Freeport) tallied 15 assists and 10 digs in a 3-0 victory over Notre Dame (Ohio) and 15 assists in a 3-0 win over Salem International (W.Va.), both on Tuesday.


Freshman Courtney Grubbs (Freeport) had 26 assists in a 3-0 loss to Bethanyon . Senior Jess Kelley (Freeport) recorded nine kills.


Freshman Amanda Eckman (Apollo-Ridge) recorded a team-high 15 digs in a 3-1 loss Wednesday to Franciscan.

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