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College Roundup: Kilmer Sees Action at Penn State

Ethan Kilmer runs downfield during a first-half Penn State kickoff Saturday at Beaver Stadium. Kilmer played on special teams during the Nittany Lions' 48-10 win over Akron.

Wyalusing Valley graduate Ethan Kilmer saw lots of playing time for Penn State Saturday as the Nittany Lions roared to a 48-10 victory over Akron at Beaver Stadium.

Kilmer saw most of his action on special teams.

Besides playing on the kickoff cover and return teams, he was also the right gunner on the punt gunner team.

He also played one down at safety in a goal line situation on Akron's only touchdown in the fourth quarter.

He wasn't credited with any tackles while covering kicks, but he did come close to getting an assist on one of Penn State's numerous kickoffs.

Chavonne Potts

Potts, a Wyalusing Valley graduate and freshman on the College Misericordia volleyball team, saw a great deal of action during the Cougars' split of two games on Sept. 4 at the King's Tournament.

Potts had 36 assists and 26 digs as the Cougars defeated Keystone, 3-0, and lost to Wilkes, 3-1.

On the first day of the tournament, Misericordia lost to Marywood, 3-0, and King's, 3-0.

On Sept. 1, Misericordia defeated Keystone, 3-1.

Potts is a setter/hitter on the squad.

Jennifer Newton

Newton, a Wyalusing Valley graduate and head coach of the Marywood University volleyball team, guided them to a third-place finish at last weekend's King's Tournament.

On Friday, Marywood, now 3-2, defeated College Misericordia, 3-0, and downed Keystone College, 3-0.

On Saturday, Marywood downed King's, 3-1, and lost to Wilkes University, 3-1.

King's won the tournament on a tie-breaker.

Marywood's Kate Puschak was named the tournament MVP. Lauren Warburton made the all-tournament team.

Ryan Place

Place, a graduate of Elk Lake and freshman cross country runner at Allegheny College, finished second in the team's first meet of the year at Washington and Jefferson.

Place completed the course in 17:09 to lead Allegheny to the victory.

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