The fall seasons for three Pennsylvania College of Technology sports teams are getting under way as the golf and women’s cross-country teams opened on Saturday and the men’s tennis team opens Sept. 23.
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Pennsylvania College of Technology men’s and women’s soccer teams got their first taste of action in the North Eastern Athletic Conference during the week and the women’s volleyball team won all three of its matches.
The Pennsylvania College of Technology women’s tennis and men’s cross-country teams begin their seasons this week while men’s and women’s soccer and women’s volleyball squads went a combined 2-3 in action over the weekend.
When three Pennsylvania College of Technology fall sports teams take to the field Friday, two of them will be under new head coaches.
Rafael Morais, with the men’s soccer team, and John McNichol, with the women’s soccer squad, will make their debuts – the men open at Baptist Bible College at 4 p.m. and the women host Rosemont College at 7:30 p.m. – while Monica Brown returns for her second season as coach of the women’s volleyball team that gets under way at 5 p.m. at crosstown rival Lycoming College.
Preseason practice is under way and first games as a provisional member of both the NCAA Division III and North Eastern Athletic Conference loom on the horizon for Pennsylvania College of Technology fall sports athletes.
Three Penn College teams open their seasons Aug. 29: men’s and women’s soccer and women’s volleyball. Starting a week later will be the women’s tennis team, which opens Sept. 2, and cross-country teams, which open Sept. 6.
Another difference this season has the college’s golf and men’s and women’s tennis teams playing split fall and spring seasons, with most of the action for all three coming in the spring. The first golf match is set for Sept. 21 and the initial men’s tennis match is slated for Sept. 23.
Led by a softball team that won a conference championship and placed among the top five at the Small College World Series, and an archery team that was fourth in the nation, there was plenty to celebrate by Pennsylvania College of Technology athletic teams during the 2013-14 school year.
Somehow, it was only fitting that the Pennsylvania College of Technology softball season ended with its final games being canceled because of rain; after all, that is how much of the Wildcats’ year went: Between March 22 and April 17, the team had games on just three of 12 scheduled playing dates.
But after going 2-1 in the United States Collegiate Athletic Association National Championship Small College World Series at Akron, Ohio, and finishing among the top five teams, rain is all that could dampen the team’s spirits.
Pennsylvania College of Technology archery and women’s softball teams are down to their final week of the season and each is seeking a national championship.
After going 3-0 over the weekend to win its first Penn State University Athletic Conference championship since 2007, the Pennsylvania College of Technology softball team now focuses its sights on a United States Collegiate Athletic Association National Championship. The national tourney will be played May 12-14 at Firestone Stadium in Akron, Ohio.
Pennsylvania College of Technology baseball, softball and archery teams are preparing for postseason play while the men’s tennis team concluded its season last week and the college received word that it is on track in its bid to become a Division III member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association.
Pennsylvania College of Technology baseball and softball teams continued their seasons while the men’s tennis team won both of its matches as the season neared a finish.
The Pennsylvania College of Technology baseball team won four of its five games last week while its softball team went 0-2 and men’s tennis squad 1-1.
Pennsylvania College of Technology spring sports athletes competed in just four of 12 scheduled events last week as Mother Nature ruled.
Pennsylvania College of Technology’s first men’s tennis team is set to take to the court Tuesday at Baptist Bible College and coach Robert Kemrer is counting on three returning starters from what previously had been a co-ed team to lead the way.