District college notes: SVC’s Ligus gets PAC award
St. Vincent senior Zach Ligus was named Presidents’ Athletic Conference Men’s Swimmer of the Week.
The North Huntingdon resident won the 50 freestyle, 100 freestyle and the 100 butterfly in helping St. Vincent to its first victory against Grove City. He also was on the winning 400 freestyle along with Adam Tran, Kyle Garase and Alex Bolen.
SVC men win PAC title
Sophomore Brandan Moretton grabbed the Presidents’ Athletic Conference men’s cross country title, which helped St. Vincent capture its fifth consecutive team title.
Moretton finished the race in 26 minutes, 40.4 seconds, to edge Grove City’s Daniel Christiansen,
St. Vincent’s Sawyer Palonder was third, Brandon Holmes was eighth, Vince Tonzo ninth, Eric Porter 10th, August Sander 11th, Sam Homan 13th and Jimmy Farnan 14th. The Bearcats finished with 31 points and Grove City had 40.
Proctor named to academic team
St. Vincent men’s soccer player Kevin Proctor was named to the Academic All-District team by College Sports Information Directors of America.
Proctor holds a 3.85 GPA in engineering. He also had four goals and 10 assists.
To qualify for the honor, the student must be at least a sophomore and have a GPA of 3.30 or better.