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Follow Wildcats’ Winning Ways With Weekly Recap

Vol. 6, No. 6

Schedule/Results/Records (Through games of Sunday, Sept. 24)

BaseballOverall record: 6-4 PSUAC record: 4-0

Monday, Sept. 18 host Penn State Hazleton at Bowman Field, W, 12-1 Thursday, Sept. 21 host Penn State Scranton at Bowman Field, W, 5-4; W, 6-4 Tuesday, Sept. 26 at Penn State Beaver (2), 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30 host Penn State Wilkes-Barre at Bowman Field, noon (2) Tuesday, Oct. 3 at Penn State Wilkes-Barre, 3 p.m. (9 innings)

Cross CountryOverall record: Men 11-13 PSUAC records: Men 4-0, Women 1-1

Sunday, Sept. 24 at College Misericordia, canceled Saturday, Sept. 30 at Luzerne County Community College Invitational Saturday, Oct. 7 at Penn State Harrisburg Invitational

Women’s VolleyballPSUAC record: 10-0

Saturday, Sept. 23 vs. Penn State DuBois, W, 2-0; vs. Penn State New Kensington, W, 2-0 Sunday, Sept. 24 vs. Penn State Fayette, W, 2-0; vs. Penn State Beaver, W, 2-1 Tuesday, Sept. 26 host Lincoln University at Bardo Gym, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3 host Penn State Wilkes-Barre at Bardo Gym, 7 p.m.

GolfPSUAC record: 13-0

Tuesday, Sept. 19 at Penn State Mont Alto Tournament at Penn National, finished first among seven teams Wednesday, Sept. 27 at New Kensington Tournament at Links at Spring Church Monday, Oct. 2 at Penn State Wilkes-Barre Tournament at Irem Temple Golf Course

Men’s SoccerOverall record: 2-0-2 PSUAC record: 2-0

Monday, Sept. 18 at Northampton County Community College, 0-0 tie Thursday, Sept. 21 host Penn State Hazleton, postponed to Oct. 7, 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23 host Penn State Abington, W, 4-0 Tuesday, Sept. 26 at Penn State Delaware, 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29 at Penn State Schuylkill, 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 2 at Penn State Scranton, 4 p.m.

Women’s SoccerOverall record: 2-1 PSUAC record: 0-1 EPCC record: 1-0

Wednesday, Sept. 20 at Penn State Harrisburg, L, 2-0 Saturday, Sept. 23 host Manor College, W, forfeit Wednesday, Sept. 27 at Penn State Abington, 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6 host Penn State Harrisburg, 6 p.m.

Team TennisPSUAC record: 1-1

Wednesday, Sept. 20 host Penn State Mont Alto, W, 8-1 Saturday, Sept. 23 at Penn State York, L, 6-3 Tuesday, Sept. 26 host Penn State Harrisburg, 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30 at Penn State Harrisburg, noon Wednesday, Oct. 4 at Penn State Mont Alto, 3 p.m.

‘Cat TalesBaseballIn beating Penn State Hazleton, Jordan Staib (Montoursville) allowed one run on three hits and struck out six, while Phil Woodring (Waynesboro) went 3-for-4 with a home run and four runs batted in and Doug Leitch (Spring Mills) went 2-for-3 with two home runs and three RBI. Chris McGinley (Coatesville) also homered in the game. In wins against Penn State Scranton, Woodring had two hits in each game. McGinley had a walk-off RBI single in the seventh inning of the first game to make a winner of Ricky Cowher (Williamsport), who pitched three innings of no-hit ball in relief. Christian Worth (Williamsport) pitched five innings and got the win in the second game.

GolfShaun McQuay (Watsontown) and Matt Winder (Montgomery) each shot 76 to share medalist honors in a tournament at Penn National and the Wildcats topped six other teams to extend their four-season unbeaten string to 113-0. As a team, Penn College shot 314. Penn State Mont Alto was second with a 340.

Women’s VolleyballPenn College continued its winning ways Saturday in beating Penn State DuBois and Penn State New Kensington. Against DuBois, Michelle McNett (Canton) was perfect on her serves, while Melani Grady (Youngsville) had 11 assists and Maria McNett (Canton) six kills. Against New Kensington, Maria McNett was 13-of-13 on her serves, while Liz Mast (Morgantown) and Johncie Clark (Imler) had seven kills each. Thigns got a bit more interesting Sunday, as the Wildcats won good tests against Penn State Fayette and Penn State Beaver, the latter in three games; the first time this season anyone has taken a game off them. Against Fayette, Maria McNett was 13-of-13 on her serves, while Maria Bova (Bethlehem) and Sara Gamble (Ulysses) continued to provide strong defense. Maria McNett was 16-of-16 on her serves against Beaver and Karla Neiman (New Oxford) 14-of-14, while Mast had 12 kills. In that match, the team really showed its determination in the decisive third game, holding off three match points to record the win and remain unbeaten. At 7 p.m. Tuesday at Bardo Gym, Penn College hosts Lincoln University, a NCAA Division III school.

Men’s Soccer“We played a lot better. They were pleasant to watch. The chemistry is starting (to come together),” coach Enrique Castillo said after his team blanked Penn State Abington. Scoring goals for the Wildcats were Abdullah Al-Bahrani (Saudi Arabia), Shawn Bonawitz (Stroudsburg), Brendan Kemmerer (Quakertown) and Josh Liples (Olyphant).

Women’s SoccerIn their second match of the young season, and first in Penn State University Athletic Conference play, the Lady Wildcats were blanked at Penn State Harrisburg. Penn College won its Eastern Pennsylvania Collegiate Conference match with Manor College when Manor forfeited.

Team TennisIn its season opener, Penn College ran away from Penn State Mont Alto, 8-1. Winning in both singles and doubles for the Wildcats was Ray Plassio (Dillsburg). Despite losing in team competition to Penn State York, Sarah Bastian (Mansfield) and Angela Charcas (Deltona, Fla.) won in both their singles and women’s doubles matches.

(Complete rosters and season schedules are available on the college’s Athletics Web site ).

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