Penn State Lehigh Valley athletic update

An update on the latest activities of the Penn State Lehigh Valley (PSU-LV) athletic teams
volleyball player jumping to net

Penn State Lehigh Valley volleyball team ended their regular season 11-8 overall and 8-4 in PSUAC play. 

Credit: Lorie Khalil

Golf wins the 2019 PSUAC championship

Congratulations to Coach Brian Exton the 2019 Penn State Lehigh Valley golf team for winning the 2019 PSUAC Golf Championship at University Park.

For team and individual scores visit PSUAC Sports website.

Volleyball rallies back to down Penn State York, 3-2

The Penn State Lehigh Valley volleyball team showed tremendous heart by rallying back down two sets to win 3-2 over host Penn State York on Oct. 15. With the win, Lehigh Valley ends their regular season 11-8 overall and 8-4 in PSUAC play. They have clinched playoffs for six straight years, opponent and location TBD.

York won sets 1 & 2 (25-13, 26-24) but Lehigh Valley stormed back to win sets 3,4,5 (25-23, 25-18, 15-9) for their eighth PSUAC win of the season. Ebony Sanders continues to dominate at the net recording a game-high 11 kills. Jillian Cope added seven kills and Adriana Leon recorded 16 assists.

Men's soccer advances to the PSUAC semi-finals with 2-1 win over Penn State Mont Alto

The No. 4 seed Penn State Lehigh Valley men's soccer team advanced to the PSUAC Semi-finals for the first-time in school and program history with a 2-1 win over visiting No. 5 Seeded Penn State Mont Alto, Oct. 23 in Center Valley.

An own goal shot assisted by Mohammad Abdalla gave Lehigh Valley an early 1-0 lead. Creyn Muthard had a direct kick that shot in the back of the goal to give Lehigh Valley a 2-0 lead going into halftime. Mont Alto would try to rally back with a late goal of their own, but Lehigh Valley goalkeeper Trevor Rockwell made some great saves to secure the win.

Congratulations to the following fall sport athletes/coaches who have been recognized for PSUAC conference awards:

Men's Soccer-

Trevor Rockwell, First Team All-Conference

Alexandre Traca, Second Team All-Conference

Elijah Silfies, John Fritz Sportsmanship 

Women's Soccer-

Sunny Litschauer, John Fritz Sportsmanship


Brian Exton, Coach of the Year

Brian Zinman, medalist and All-Conference

Anthony Sawayarnki, All-Conference 

Andrew Oliveira, John Fritz Sportsmanship


Ebony Sanders, East Player of the Year and First Team All-Conference

Jillian Cope, East Rookie of the Year and Honorable Mention All-Conference

Volleyball-Adrian Leon, East First Team All-Conference

Bridget Jones, John Fritz Sportsmanship

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Lorie Khalil

Head Women's Basketball Coach/Coordinator of Athletic Programs