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Carrie Nestor gets AMCC recognition for championship weekend [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 4 March 1999
Carrie Nestor gets AMCC recognition for championship weekend BEHREND BRIEFS Behrend junior guard Carrie Nestor added to the Lady Lions' championship week, being named AMCC Athlete of the Week. The recognition is Nestor's second in this 1998-99 season. In the semifinal win over LaRoche , Nestor played all 40 minutes. She scored nine points, but added six rebounds, five assists and five steals. Only 20 hours later, Nestor continued to pour it on at both the offensive and defensive ends. She played 39 minutes in the grueling final, but continually hit big baskets off penetration. She shot 6-8 from the field and 7-8 from the foul line for 19 points. She added three assists and two steals in the 61-56 championship win.
Fornari praises women's soccer team [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 4 March 1999
Fornari praises women's soccer team Dedication, loyalty and spirit are all qualities that athletic teams like to be known for. Usually those words are given to teams that show those qualities on their respected playing fields. But some members of the Behrend women's soccer team took their Lion pride into the winter season, off of their fields and into Erie Hall. After the AMCC tournament this past weekend, Behrend women's basketball coach, Roz Fornari commended the spirit of the fans on their way to the championship. But Fornari thanked the spirit that the soccer team brought to the Lady Lions. Fornari complemented, "I'd have to say that our crowd, the women's soccer team, was just... They were awesome. The support was awesome all year long, but I'd have to say the women's soccer team fired our team up!" The Lady Lions' soccer team should be looked at as an example to the Behrend community to support Behrend athletics. It may lead to an AMCC title.
Untitled Ad [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 4 March 1999
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& coreboard [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 4 March 1999
& coreboard AMCC TOURNAMENT MEN'SBASKETBALL (18-7) WOMEN'SBASKETBALL Q7-9) AMCC Regular Season Standings AMCC Regular Season Standings AMCC Overall Record AMCC Overall Record Behrend 8-2 18-6 Behrend 8-2 15-9 Pitt-Greensburg 7-3 15-9 Frostburg 8-2 16-6 Pitt-Bradford 6-4 15-9 Pitt-Bradford 7-3 10-14 LaRoche 5-5 11-13 LaRoche 5-5 6-16 Frostburg 2-8 11-13 Pitt-Greensburg 2-8 3-19 Lake Erie 1-9 3-20 Lake Erie 0-10 8-16 Penn State Altoona 0-0 3-20 Penn State Altoona 0-0 5-15 Thurdsay, February 25 First Round Thurdsay, February 25 First Round Pitt-Bradford 75, Lake Erie 52 Pitt-Bradford 86, Lake Erie 47 LaRoche 77. Frostburg 73 LaRoche 80, Pitt-Greensburg 62 AMCC Championship Tournament in Erie Hall AMCC Championship Tournament in Erie Hall Pitt-Greensburg 65, Pitt-Bradford 60 Behrend 63, LaRoche 48 LaRoche 70, Behrend 68QT Pitt-Bradford 69, Frostburg 63 Championship Game Championship Game Pitt-Greensburg 79, LaRoche 77 Behrend 61, Pitt-Bradford 56 Behrend 68 LaRoche 70 OT...
Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 4 March 1999
AMCC Champs continued from page 9 Said Fornari. "Last year was a painful loss. It was nice to see our players pull through at the end." Phillips and Nestor led the Lions with 20 and 19 points, respectively. "We went to our offense that really isolated Nestor on the side with Phillips. And that was the key, because if they were to stop Nestor, they wouldn't be able to stop Phillips. If they were going to stop Phillips, they couldn't stop Nestor," commented Fornari. O'Lare added 11 hard-fought points in the paint. Despite being held scoreless, Buck finished with five rebounds and two assists. Pitt-Bradford had four players reach double-figures as Lindsay hit for 12 points followed by Blake and Figley (11) and Miller with in. The postgame ceremonies consisted of the trophy presentation to the Behrend Lions followed by the traditional cutting down of the nets in front of the 250 Behrend fans in attendance. All ten of the Lady Lions' players and the coaches took home a piece of Beh...
Know Your Lions... #33 Erin Phillips [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 4 March 1999
Know Your Lions... #33 Erin Phillips Women's Basketball by Jessica Tucci associate editor Rookie of the year, Behrend leading scorer and leading rebounder. Is there anything that 5' 10" freshman Erin Phillips can not do. Phillips averages a consistent 14 points per game, and grabs 16.7 rebounds per game. She is 56% accurate in field goals and 77% in free throws "Rookie of the year is a great accomplishment for Phillips", says coach Fornari. "She was a whole lot for us this year. She was a big reason we were so successful this year," concluded Fornari. As far as Phillips herself, she is modest and doesn't like to comment on her play, but she does like to boast about the success of the team. "We played well together all year, and I'm very happy we ended the season on a good note by winning the AMCC," says Phillips.
Vehicle Break-ins and Vandalism Under Investigation [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 18 March 1999
Vehicle Break-ins and Vandalism Under Investigation By Jennifer Hemme staff writer Behrend has had seven incidents of vehicle break-ins since the twentieth of January. Most of the break-ins occurred in the South Apartment Lot. A wide range of items were stolen including compact discs, compact disc players, a fog light, and a turn signal lens. The investigation of these vehicle break-ins has involved the Millcreek Townships and the City of Erie Police Departments, as well as Behrend's Police and Safety Services. According to Bill Donahue, manager of Police and Safety Services, "We have a very good lead at this point as to people who may have been involved." However, Donahue declined to name the suspects because of the ongoing investigation. There have also been two cases of car vandalism that are not related to the vehicle break-ins. Police and Safety has not identitled any suspects of these two cases, which may be random acts or may be a result of a personal vendetta. In one...
Behrend tours D.C. during Spring Break [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 18 March 1999
Behrend tours D.C. during Spring Break by Michael Frawiey Assistant Editor From March 7 to March 13, nine Behrend students spent an exciting week studying politics at the center of American political life, Washington DC All of the students involved came away with a greater understanding of how politics works through a myriad of activities that bridged the entire political spectrum. The students were accompanied by Dr. Robert Speel and Dr. Matt Davies, both of whom are Assistant Political Science Professors at Behrend, who were able to supply commentary on the realities of our national government. Dr. Speel and Dr. Davies put much time and effort into planning activities for the group that would be entertaining as well as educational. Free time was also provided for the students to explore their own interests around Washington. Students used the Washington Metro System for transportation around Washington, which was a first time experience for many. Students were exposed to a...
Friendships formed at local campuses [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 18 March 1999
Friendships formed at local campuses Elizabeth Guelcher Layout Editor Geographically, Behrend might seem disconnected from the rest of the world. The closest fast food restaurant isn't even within walking distance. But as far as a social life goes, Erie area students should not feel short changed. Erie is home to four major colleges: Behrend, Edinboro, Gannon, and Mercyhurst. Not only does this open up a wealth of opportunities for academic improvement, but also the chance for students to expand their social horizons. Do students from Behrend hang out with students from Gannon? Will students from the Boro spend their weekends with kids from the Hurst? An informal survey of students at all these schools suggests the answer is yes. The first reason is that Erie high schools feed Erie colleges. John Grippe, a freshman psychology major at Gannon, has friends at all four schools. His explanation: he grew up here. John said, "I think a lot of students at the four Erie schools went...
Cheerleaders bring spirit to Behrend [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 18 March 1999
Cheerleaders bring spirit to Behrend by Katie Galley wire services editor Not too many people can say that they have attended all the Behrend home basketball games, except for maybe the coaches and team members...and the cheerleaders. Thoughout it's 50 year history, Behrend has always had cheerleaders. The team has always been coed. This year, the cheerleaders helped root the Lady Lions to the AMCC Championships and the Behrend men to the ECAC Championships. This group of dedicated cheerers practice two hours a day, three days a week during the preseason. Throught basketball season, they practice two hours a day, twice a week. Then, of course, they are there to cheer for all the mens' and women's home basketball games. The occasional away game will also make its way into their already busy schedule. It may seem that all this practice and game cheering time might take away from academics and other social activities, but the students say that it is worth the effort. "Cheerlead...
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Kpfl ¦EIW EEI '^^^^S^M ^^^^^^^^^^ Ht What was your most memorable experince from spring break 99"? "When I almost died while driving down the highway." Tim Bedillion, "I think I forgot what hapened, could you tell me?" Curtis Williams, ME, 01 "I didn't get arrested." Nunzio Martin, MIS, 07 I was lying face down in the snow on the southside of Pittsburgh." Chris Marko, Mang, 04 "I got my tounge peirced." Jessica Manno, Bio, 04
Untitled Ad [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 18 March 1999
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Untitled Ad [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 18 March 1999
Calendar of Events • BoM/Voo^ *SPC M °V 'e: "Enemy ° f the Stat6 7 .30 S" Reed 117-10pm • Tennis (M) vs Grove Citv 3om " Snowba " Semi-Formal 8:00- • SPC Movie: "Enemy of the State" Midnight Reed 117-10pm ' Softba "vs ' Mount Union (DH) '2pm * Catholic Mass Reed Commons • Singer Beth Wood Bruno's-8:30pm 8:00pm . SPC Movie: "Enemy of the State" Reed • SPC Movie: "Enemy of the State 117 " 1 °P m Reed 117 " 1 °Pm Wed Tues Open House Otto :30pm : "This Bug's Life" 9pm S.U.E. meeting Reed 114 12pm •Astronomy Behrend 7 *SPC Movie Reed 117- • Women's Film Series Reed 117 • Greg Pashke, The Pashke Group Reed Room 112 5:30pm Account ing Club All submissions for the calendar should be made available to the Beacon by 5:00pm on the Monday before publication. Please send via inter-office mail to the Beacon Calendar Editor, drop it off at the Beacon office, or send it to BEHKCOLL3@aol.com Behrend notices and events The Beacon cannot guarantee publication of e...
Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 18 March 1999
BEHREND CELEBRATES NATIONAL HISTORY DAY MARCH 27 The public is invited to join students in grades 6-12 from schools throughout northwestern Pennsylvania as they present papers, exhibits, and performances for National History Day on Saturday, March 27 at Penn State Erie,The Behrend College. The event begins at 8 a.m. in the Reed Union Building andcontinues through 1 p.m. The theme this year is Science, Technology, Invention in History: Impact, Influence, Change. National History Day is an exciting way for students to study and learn about historical issues, ideas, people, and events. This competitive event has two divisions: the junior division for grades 6-8 and the senior division for grades 9-12. Students may prepare an entry in one of seven categories: individual paper; individual or group exhibit; individual or group performance; individual or group media. Winners at the regional event then compete in state contest, and the top two winners in the state competition advan...
Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 18 March 1999
STEVE WOLF AND SWING SPEAK AT BEHREND MARCH 26 The Office of Student Activities at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, will present a performance by Steve Wolf and Swing Speak on Friday, March 26 at 8:30 p.m. The group, which offers a rich mix of jazz and other musical styles, will perform at Brunofs in the Reed Union Building. Their performance is free and open to the public. After years of backing a legion of top local and national performers, four of Washington's finest sidemen have come together to form Swing Speak. In this era of techno pop and hype, they make music the old fashion way: with a strong melodic content and deft musical skill. Not content to be typecast, this revivalist group has influences covering the full range of the American jazz repertoire, along with a touch of Latin and rhythm & blues. The success of this formula is evident in their exciting performances, and the band is quickly gaining a loyal following. ' Steve Wolf was named by Goldmine ...
Interracial friendships are important [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 18 March 1999
Interracial friendships are important Aviewfromthe[lighthouse Interracial friendships are an asset that everyone needs to possess at least once in their life. Interracial friendships cause people to learn and experience different cultures. Through being with friends of a different race, one can learn how different their friend's family life, outlook on life in general, values, and religion are as compared to their own. By experiencing a different way of life, one may change their ways or perspective on certain issues. The Multi-Cultural Council at Behrend is one such place that students can find people of all different races. Everlasting friendships can be formed through activities that the Multi-Cultural Council sponsors. There is no reason why one should stay within their own culture, because this limits one's knowledge and experiences. Limiting oneself to one's race is a sign of ignorance and inferiority. Being exposed to different races plays an integral role in a pers...