Wildcat Weekly

Penn College Women’s Tennis Team to Open

The last of the Pennsylvania College of Technology spring sports teams is scheduled to step into action this week when the women’s tennis squad travels to College of St. Elizabeth at 1 p.m. Saturday in North Eastern Athletic Conference play. Also this week, conference play is set to begin for the college’s baseball and softball teams.

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Penn College Golf Season Set to Open, Weather Permitting

Whether Mother Nature allows it to become a reality remains to be seen, but the Pennsylvania College of Technology golf team is scheduled to open its spring season later this week.

“We had a couple of nice days (in February) and I was getting excited. Now, I look at the forecast and it certainly threw a wrench into things as far as getting the guys out and trying to prepare them,” eighth-year coach Matt Haile said of his team, whose opener is set for March 26 at Bryn Athyn College. And with only four outings on the slate prior to the North Eastern Athletic Conference Championships from April 22-23, every day counts.

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Penn College Men’s Tennis Team Set to Open

The men’s tennis team at Pennsylvania College of Technology is set to open its season this week while the baseball and softball teams are coming off great early-season showings over the past week, when they went a combined 9-6 during action in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

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Archers Off to Good Start; Baseball, Softball Teams Post Wins

Pennsylvania College of Technology archers got their season underway last week while its baseball and softball teams began weeklong play Sunday in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

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Wrestling Ends, Women’s Softball Team Opening in Myrtle Beach

The wrestling season has ended, women’s softball season is about to begin and baseball is underway at Pennsylvania College of Technology.

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Season of Change Arrives for Penn College Athletes

As the weather shows signs of change, so do the seasons at Pennsylvania College of Technology.

The men’s and women’s basketball teams wrapped things up last week, wrestlers conclude their season this Saturday in a national tournament and, on the same day, the college’s baseball and archery teams are scheduled to step into action for the first time.

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Seasons Winding Down for Basketball, Wrestling Teams

Coming off a combined 0-6 week, the regular seasons end this week for Pennsylvania College of Technology basketball and wrestling teams.

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Penn College Has Milestone Week in Men’s Basketball

Thomas Ross

The Pennsylvania College of Technology men’s basketball team achieved several milestones over the past week as senior Thomas Ross became the sixth Wildcat to reach the 1,000-point career scoring mark, the team won its third consecutive game for the first time since early in the 2010-11 season and it posted its first nine-win season, also since 2010-11.

Ross, of Williamsport, scored 22 points and pulled down 16 rebounds on Saturday as Penn College rallied from a 46-37 halftime deficit for an 88-77 win at St. Elizabeth to hike his career point total to 1,008. Also for Penn College, Erik Eichinger, of Villanova, scored 28 points and Ben Sosa, of Loyalsock Township, chipped in with 20 as the Wildcats improved to 9-12 overall and 7-9 in the North Eastern Athletic Conference.

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Ross Becomes Top Women’s Basketball Scorer at Penn College

Alicia Ross

Alicia Ross became the career scoring leader for the Pennsylvania College of Technology women’s basketball team and three Wildcat winter sports teams posted a combined 2-7 record in action last week, with the men’s basketball team going 2-1.

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Penn College Basketball Teams Coming Off 0-4 Week

Over the past week, Pennsylvania College of Technology basketball teams sported a combined 0-4 record, all in North Eastern Athletic Conference games.

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Penn College Athletes Give Back to Community

Being an athlete at Pennsylvania College of Technology means more than hitting a ball or scoring a goal: It means giving back to the community and, during the Fall 2016 semester, Wildcats completed 1,648 community service hours.

Wildcat athletes volunteered at 10 events, on campus and in the Williamsport community, and helped raise $1,575 for various charitable organizations. Organized by the Student Athletic Advisory Committee, all athletic programs participated in at least one event including walks to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s and sexual assault, marathons supporting the Salvation Army, cleaning up the Susquehanna River Walk and Logue Park, helping incoming students move in, volunteering at Firetree Place, hosting a youth soccer clinic, and participating in No-Shave November.

Last year, the department reached slightly more than 3,000 community service hours and is on pace to surpass that total by the end of the 2016-17 academic year.

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Penn College Basketball Teams Set for ‘Home Cooking’

After a week during which the Pennsylvania College of Technology men’s and women’s teams went a combined 2-3 in road games, they are about to enter a stretch that will see six consecutive home games at Bardo Gymnasium, all in North Eastern Athletic Conference play.

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Penn College Hoops Teams Returning to Action

After the semester and holiday break, Pennsylvania College of Technology athletes in two sports are ready to return this week. On Thursday, the men’s basketball team is in nonconference play at Alvernia University while, on Saturday, women’s basketball players see North Eastern Athletic Conference action at Gallaudet University.

The college’s wrestling team originally was scheduled to return Saturday in the Waynesburg University tournament, but now won’t hit the mats again until Jan. 14.

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Eleven Penn College Athletes Honored

Through the fall and early winter sports seasons, 11 Pennsylvania College of Technology participants were honored by the college as Athletes of the Week.

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Penn College Basketball Teams Look to Keep Growing

Ending the first semester, Pennsylvania College of Technology young men’s and women’s basketball teams are off to a combined 2-12 start and both are seeking continued growth with mostly North Eastern Athletic Conference games after the holidays.

The men’s team, which is 2-5 overall and 0-3 in the NEAC, is averaging 91.4 points per game on offense while allowing an average of 103.4, a minus 12-point differential. The women’s squad, 0-7 overall and 0-3 in the conference, is averaging 47.1 points offensively and allowing 69.9, a minus 22.8-point differential.

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