Freshman Jazmin Petrantonio set an NCAA Division II single-game record, and No. 3-ranked Shippensburg field hockey rolled past No. 2 Millerville 6-1 in a non-conference showdown at Robb Sports Complex. Petrantonio, from Argentina, assisted on every goal, and six assists is the new mark in Division II. Mid-Penn products helped the Raiders (4-1) find the net, too, as goals were scored by Kylie Huffman (Palmyra), Mary Spisak (Boiling Springs) and Brooke Sheibley (Northern), who had a pair along with Emily Barnard. Ally Mooney made a career-high 13 saves in net to thwart the Marauders (2-1).
Dickinson rolled past Shenandoah 2-0, using a pair of first-half goals from Chelsea Kramer and four saves from Freddie Bancroft to post the road win and improve to 4-1.
Messiah women's volleyball downed Alvernia 3-1 in the Falcons' home opener and in the first athletic contest officially played on Jordan Court. Braedyn Gallagher and Payton Manwaring (Mechanicsburg) led the charge with 12 kills each, while Ellen Musselman added eight more out of the middle. Jennifer Rusling (Palmyra) dished out 41 assists, while Amanda Dahlman netted 17 digs for the Falcons (2-6).
Penn State senior safety Marcus Allen was named Lott IMPACT Player of the Week after recording 12 tackles, including one for a safety, in a victory over Pittsburgh.
Elsewhere in PSU football news, the Big Ten announced its football schedules for 2020 and 2021 on Tuesday. Penn State will host five conference games (Northwestern, Iowa, Ohio State, Michigan State, Maryland) in 2020 and four (Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Rutgers) in 2021.