Five student-athletes from Penn State Altoona were nominated for the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Player of the Week. Although they were not selected this week, their accomplishments for Penn State Altoona’s sports programs are worth mentioning. Shown are (from left) are Jordan Crist, Kelsey Bristol, Riley Barrett, Alhaji Umaru Koroma, and Sadie McConnell.
Men’s Soccer Offensive:
Forward Jordan Crist had a superb day for the Lions on his Senior Day against AMCC opponent Hilbert College on Oct. 20. Crist set new team single game records for goals scored (4), points recorded (9), and shots attempted (11), To top the day off, he added one assist.
Men’s Soccer Defensive:
Defender Alhaji Umaru Koroma led the Lions back line, leading to a huge 12-0 win against Hilbert College on Oct. 20. Koroma and the Lions kept the Hawks to just three shots attempts and two shots on goal. Koroma also scored a goal on his senor day by converting on a penalty kick.
Women’s Soccer Offensive:
Freshman Sadie McConnell had a successful week with three goals and two assists. One of the goals was a game-winner for the Lady Lions. McConnell finished the week of Oct. 15-21 with 16 shot attempts and 14 shots on goal.
Women’s Soccer Defensive:
Goalkeeper Riley Barrett went 2-0 with one shutout against Hilbert College on Oct. 20. Barrett made 11 saves, recorded a .917 save percentage, and a 0.50 goals against average.
Senior Kelsey Bristol had an outstanding match in the Lady Lions’ 3-2 win over AMCC opponent Franciscan on Oct. 16. Bristol led the team with 17 kills, 24 digs, one ace, and four assists.
Photos and statistics provided by Conner Gilbert