Wildcat Weekly

Weather Takes Toll on Penn College Sports Teams

Six Pennsylvania College of Technology fall sports teams saw action last week but nearly half of the 14 scheduled events were postponed due to the weather.

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Fall Sports Seasons Continue for Penn College

The fall sports season continued last week for Pennsylvania College of Technology athletes as the soccer teams each posted a win.

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Three Penn College Sports Teams Taste Victory

All eight of the Pennsylvania College of Technology fall sports teams were in action last week and wins were recorded by the men’s and women’s soccer teams and men’s tennis squad.

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Penn College Golfers Ready for Fall Season

The Pennsylvania College of Technology golf team steps into action this week, and last week was busy for most other fall sports teams – except the tennis teams, whose scheduled openers on Saturday were postponed a day because of rain.

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Five Penn College Sports Teams in Action

The fall sports season began for Pennsylvania College of Technology teams last week in non-North Eastern Athletic Conference play.

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Ring Ceremony, Fall Premiere Make for Super Tuesday

Tuesday was a big day for Pennsylvania College of Technology athletics as a championship from last spring was celebrated and the fall sports season began.

Players from Penn College’s baseball team were presented their North Eastern Athletic Conference championship rings at Bowman Field prior to the Williamsport Crosscutters game against the Auburn Doubledays.

The Wildcats won their first NEAC championship in May in their inaugural season in the conference.

“My coaching staff and I are very excited to honor our players for the NEAC championship,” Penn College baseball coach Chris Howard said. “This is an accomplishment that we are all very proud of.”

Also on Tuesday, the seasons began for the men’s and women’s soccer and cross-country teams and the women’s volleyball team.

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Penn College Athletes Prepare for Openers

With the first week of classes under their belts, Pennsylvania College of Technology fall sports athletes are busy preparing for their upcoming seasons.

Scheduled to open Tuesday, Sept. 1, are the men’s and women’s cross-country teams, at Misericordia University at 6 p.m.; the men’s soccer team, hosting Central Penn College at 7 p.m.; the women’s soccer squad, at King’s College at 7 p.m.; and the women’s volleyball team, at Keystone College at 7 p.m.

The men’s and women’s tennis teams begin their seasons hosting Wilkes University at 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, and the golf team takes to the links at Keuka College at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16.

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Wildcats’ First Year of NCAA Affiliation Seen as ‘Smashing Success’

Highlighted by its baseball championship team, Pennsylvania College of Technology’s first year as a member of the North Eastern Athletic Conference as a provisional member of NCAA Division III was a smashing success.

“I am extremely pleased on how our athletics program transitioned to the NCAA Division III level,” said Scott Kennell, college director of athletics. “As a first-year provisional member, our programs remained competitive throughout the entire year and we captured our first-ever NEAC championship. We are looking to make an even bigger splash within the conference this up and coming year.”

“It’s a great atmosphere we have right now. It has catapulted the whole program into something bigger than we had even hoped,” baseball coach Chris Howard said after winning the title. “I think, first and foremost, I learned that we certainly belong at the D-III level. We can play with anybody.”

The college has three more years as a provisional NCAA member before becoming a full member.

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Penn College Archers Headed to Nationals

On April 25-26 at the Outdoor Eastern Regional Intercollegiate Archery Championships, Pennsylvania College of Technology archers took five firsts and five second-place finishes in their final tune-up leading into this week’s U.S. National Outdoor Collegiate Championship at James Madison University in Virginia.

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Penn College Baseball Team Saves Its Best for Last

The Pennsylvania College of Technology baseball team saved its best for last as, during its first season in the North Eastern Athletic Conference, it claimed the conference championship and ended its season with an 18-18 overall record.

Going into the NEAC playoffs on Friday at Marcy, New York, coach Chris Howard said his fourth-seeded team hadn’t played its best yet. He noted that the team’s pitching and defense got it where it was, but knew that its bats would have to come alive in order to do more. And they did.

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Seasons End for Two Teams, Baseball Squad Gears Up for Playoffs

The Pennsylvania College of Technology baseball team is gearing up for North Eastern Athletic Conference postseason action after finishing fourth during the regular season while seasons ended for the softball and women’s tennis teams last week.

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Seasons End for Two Penn College Teams

Wildcat "Athletes of the Year" Courtney L. Gernert and Zachary A. Weil are congratulated at Bowman Field by (from left) Penn College President Davie Jane Gilmour, athletic director Scott E. Kennell and a very proud mascot. Gernert is a graphic design major from Palmyra; Weil, of Kutztown, is in the building science and sustainable design: building construction technology concentration. (Photo by Caleb G. Schirmer, student photographer)

Spring seasons ended for Pennsylvania College of Technology golf and men’s tennis teams, the college announced its 2015 Athletes of the Year and it named a new men’s soccer coach last week.

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Penn College Teams Have Busy Week

Pennsylvania College of Technology spring sports teams had a very busy week with six of its teams competing in 25 events.

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Penn College Golfers Set for Conference Championships

Despite another up-and-down week weatherwise, most Pennsylvania College of Technology athletic teams saw action and for the golfers the season is about to conclude.

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All Penn College Athletic Teams in Action

For the first time this spring, all five Pennsylvania College of Technology athletic teams saw action during the same week.

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