District college notes: SVC men’s team reaches 1,000 victories
The St. Vincent men’s basketball team earned the 1000th victory in program history Saturday with a 71-65 win against Mount Union in the final day of the Al Van Wie Rotary Classic in Wooster, Ohio.
Senior Sean Kett, who was named to the all-tournament team, and junior Ben Klimchock (Greensburg Central Catholic) hit key shots in to protect the lead.
Jaylon Bell led SVC with 15 points, Kett and J.C. Howard added 13 each and Klimchock scored 10. Kett grabbed nine rebounds, and Pat Jones and Geoff FuQuay had six each.
The victory was the 1000th in the history of the Bearcat program dating to the 1928-29 season.
St. Vincent’s Turk earns PAC award
St. Vincent freshman Marla Turk was named Presidents’ Athletic Conference Women’s Swimmer of the Week after her performance at the Franklin & Marshall Invitational.
Turk set school records in the 200 IM (2 minutes, 14.88 seconds) and 400 IM (4:40.10). She earned top-15 finishes in the 500 freestyle and 1,650 freestyle and helped four relay teams finish in the top 12.
SVC’s Brown makes PAC first team
St. Vincent senior defensive back Darius Brown (Jeannette), Waynesburg senior lineman Jake Brumley (Greensburg Salem) and Washington & Jefferson junior linebacker Bryce Merrill (Hempfield) were named to the Presidents’ Athletic Conference football first team.
St. Vincent senior linebacker Nick Revis (Norwin) and sophomore running back Shavonta Craft (Jeannette) were named to the second team.
Also named to the second team were St. Vincent senior lineman Mike Mackowick, junior defensive back Renny LaRue-Holloman and senior kicker Morgan Porter.
Bearcats earn PAC soccer honor
St. Vincent sophomore Kevin Proctor was named to the Presidents’ Athletic Conference men’s soccer first team.
Proctor had a team-high 10 assists and 18 points.
He is the third SV soccer player named to the team in the past four seasons. Luke D’Amico was named in 2013 and Anthony Balisteri in 2011.
Two St. Vincent women players received PAC honors. Senior Elly Colvin was named to the second team, and junior Meghan Smith earned honorable mention.