College Roundup- Kocsis off to hot start, Antonelli earns accolades and much more!
Kocsis off to hot start
Penn State Mont Alto freshman Clay Kocsis is off to a hot start. The Gettysburg High graduate is 10-2 with five pins at the 157-pound weight class.
Kocsis finished first in the Virginia Beach Open and fourth in the Washington & Jefferson Invitational.
As of the last National Collegiate Wrestling Association poll which was released December 19th, Kocsis was ranked 6th.
Antonielli earns accolade
Lycoming senior Julia Antonelli (New Oxford) was named the Commonewealth Conference Player of the Week. It was her school tying third time she has won such honor in her career.
Antonelli averaged 15.7 points, 9.7 rebounds and 3.3 assists on the week while the Warriors went 201 to improve to 6-4 overall.
The New Oxford grad leads the team in scoring (16.3 ppg), rebounds (85) and steals (21).
So far, with her production this season, Antonelli has moved into the top 10 in school history in career points (972), field goal percentage (.515), free throws made (234), free throw percentage (.799) and rebounds (609).
Riggs doing it all for PSU-York
Penn State York sophomore guard Courtney Riggs should be doing a lot of resting over her holiday break.
The Delone Catholic grad is currently second on the team in points per game, averaging 12.6 and leading the team with 8.3 rebounds per game. As PSU-York sits atop the Penn State University Athletic Conference at 7-3 overall.
The last five games before holiday break, Riggs averaged 13.4 ppg, 9.0 rpg, 4.6 assists per game, and 2.4 steals per game as she led her to to a 4-1 record over that span.
Dishing out dimes
Lebanon Valley College freshman point guard Ellen Bair is leading the 10-1 Dutchmen with 23 assists.
The Gettysburg High grad has started all 11 games for LVC has gone 10-for-12 from the free throw line.
LVC is undefeated so far in conference play and squares off against fellow undefeated Elizabethtown tonight at 6 p.m.