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Four Penn College teams victorious


Over the past week, four Pennsylvania College of Technology fall sports teams posted wins, with the women’s volleyball team tasting victory for the first time this season.

FLASHBACK

Celebrating their winning effort at this past week's Williamsport Country Club Collegiate are (from left) golfers Tyler Marks, Tyler Haynes, Brian Whelan, Austin Moscariello and Ned Baumbach, and coach Matt Haile.
Celebrating their winning effort at this past week’s Williamsport Country Club Collegiate are (from left) golfers Tyler Marks, Tyler Haynes, Brian Whelan, Austin Moscariello and Ned Baumbach, and coach Matt Haile.

Golf
Penn College golfers took five of the top 11 individual spots and the Wildcats placed first among six teams in the Williamsport Country Club Collegiate on Monday. Leading Penn College and tying for third place after shooting 78s were Ned Baumbach, of Elizabethtown; Tyler Haynes, of Hummelstown; Austin Moscariello, of New Columbia; and Brian Whelan, of Cresco. Also for the Wildcats, Tyler Marks, of Beachwood, New Jersey, tied for 10th with an 82. Haynes played on Penn College’s “B” team, which tied for fourth. Jimmy Gillespie, of Penn State Altoona, medaled with a 75 in a field of 32.

Women’s soccer
At home on Saturday with SUNY Cobleskill, the Wildcats dominated in a 5-0 win. Kaelan Cronan, of Leesport, scored twice for Penn College, which led in shots, 21-5 (7-2 on goal), and in corner kicks, 6-1.

Penn College completed a home weekend sweep on Sunday with a 3-0 victory over SUNY Poly that boosted its overall record to 7-1 and improved its conference mark to 5-0. Erica Gallagher, of Wyoming, scored once and assisted on another goal while Cronan punched in her 11th goal of the season. The Wildcats led in shots, 24-7 (10-3 on goal), and in corner kicks, 9-1. Goalkeeper Taylor Gonzales, of Lititz, recorded the shutout.

This week, Penn College steps out of the conference on Wednesday when it travels to Selinsgrove and a clash with Susquehanna University, then it returns home for a key NEAC match at 1 p.m. Saturday against Cazenovia College.

In North Eastern Athletic Conference action this week: Host Cazenovia College (9-2 overall, 5-1 NEAC through Sunday), 1 p.m. Saturday.

Last meeting vs. Cazenovia College: Lost 3-2 on Sept. 30, 2017.

NEAC standings through Sunday: Keuka College 6-0, Penn State Berks 6-0, Penn College 5-0, Cazenovia College 5-1, Morrisville State College 4-1, Lancaster Bible College 2-2-1, Gallaudet University 2-4, Penn State Abington 1-4-1, SUNY Cobleskill 1-4, SUNY Poly 1-5, College of St. Elizabeth 0-6, Wells College 0-6.

Men’s soccer
Hosting SUNY Cobleskill on Saturday, Penn College gave up four first-half goals and lost, 5-0. Cobleskill led in shots, 11-7 (8-0 on goal). The Wildcats led in corner kicks, 6-5.

On Sunday at home with SUNY Poly, the Wildcats earned a weekend split with a 2-0 win on a pair of goals by Colton Wartman, of Ellicott City, Maryland, that upped their overall record to 3-5 and improved their NEAC record to 3-2. Goalkeeper Hunter Gosnell, of Westminster, Maryland, earned the shutout. Poly led in shots, 8-7, but Penn College led in shots on goal, 5-3, and corner kicks, 4-3.

In North Eastern Athletic Conference action this week: Host Cazenovia College (3-5 overall, 2-3 NEAC through Sunday), 3 p.m. Saturday.

Last meeting vs. Cazenovia College: Lost 2-0 on Sept. 30, 2017.

NEAC standings through Sunday: Penn State Abington 5-0, Morrisville State College 4-1, SUNY Cobleskill 3-1, Keuka College 4-2, Penn College 3-2, Lancaster Bible College 3-2, Gallaudet University 3-3, SUNY Poly 2-3, Cazenovia College 2-3, Penn State Berks 2-4, Wells College 1-5, College of St. Elizabeth 0-6.

Women’s volleyball
In a nonconference triangular on Thursday at Marywood University, Penn College lost to Misericordia University, L, 0-3 (7-25, 18-25, 16-25); and the home team, 0-3 (12-25, 15-25, 15-25). Against Misericordia, Hannah Burnett, of Middlebury Center, had 13 assists and Michayla Roberts, of Newville, 14 digs. Burnett added six assists and Roberts seven digs against Marywood.

On Saturday in a home triangular, the Wildcats dropped their first match against NEAC foe College of St. Elizabeth, 2-3 (25-23, 21-25, 8-25, 25-18, 10-15), before snapping their season-opening 12-match loss streak with a 3-1 (23-25, 25-21, 25-16, 25-20) nonconference win over Cheyney University. Against St. Elizabeth, Roberts had 31 digs and Burnett had 22 assists. Against Cheyney, Roberts had 26 digs and Burnett 16 assists as Penn College went to 1-12 overall and now is 0-5 in the conference.

In North Eastern Athletic Conference action this week: Host SUNY Cobleskill (1-12 overall, 0-5 NEAC through Sunday), 11 a.m. Saturday; host SUNY Poly (5-14 overall, 2-3 NEAC through Sunday), 5 p.m. Saturday.

Last meeting vs. SUNY Cobleskill: Won 3-1 on Sept. 30, 2017.

Last meeting vs. SUNY Poly: Lost 3-0 on Oct. 21.

NEAC standings through Sunday: Morrisville State College 5-0, Lancaster Bible College 4-0, Gallaudet University 4-0, Wells College 4-1, Keuka College 4-1, Penn State Berks 3-2, College of St. Elizabeth 2-3, SUNY Poly 2-3, Cazenovia College 1-4, Penn College 0-5, Penn State Abington 0-5 SUNY Cobleskill 0-5.

Men’s/women’s cross-country
Competing on Saturday in the 40th annual Mike Woods Invitational at SUNY Geneseo, the Penn College men placed 16th in a 23-team field and the Penn College women 17th among 19 teams. Josh Velez, of Lewistown, topped the Penn College men as he finished 57th among 308 runners over the 8K course in 27:29.2. Leading the Penn College women over a 6K course was Sidney Trunzo, of Williamsport, who ended 95th among 232 runners in 25:31.2.

Wrestling
The Penn College wrestling team will hold an ID Clinic for high school freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors from 3-5 p.m. Oct. 28 in Bardo Gymnasium. For more information, contact coach Jamie Miller or call 570-881-3999. A $10 fee will be charged.

SCHEDULE/RECORDS/RESULTS
Men’s soccer
Overall: 3-5
NEAC: 3-2
Tuesday, Sept. 25 – at Clarks Summit University, ppd.
Saturday, Sept. 29 – host SUNY Cobleskill (NEAC), L, 5-0
Sunday, Sept. 30 – host SUNY Poly (NEAC), W, 2-0
Tuesday, Oct. 2 – host King’s College, 7 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 6 – host Cazenovia College (NEAC), 3 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 10 – host Juniata College, 7 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 13 – host Morrisville State College (NEAC), 3 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 16 – at Lancaster Bible College (NEAC), 7 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 20 – at Keuka College (NEAC), 3 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 21 – at Wells College (NEAC), 2 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 24 – host Wilkes University, 7 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 27 – host Penn State Berks (NEAC), 3 p.m.
Oct. 30, Nov. 3, Nov. 4 – NEAC playoffs, TBA

Women’s soccer
Overall: 7-1
NEAC: 5-0
Wednesday, Sept. 26 – at Clarks Summit University, ppd.
Saturday, Sept. 29 – host SUNY Cobleskill (NEAC), W, 5-0
Sunday, Sept. 30 – host SUNY Poly (NEAC), W, 3-0
Wednesday, Oct. 3 – at Susquehanna University, 4 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 6 – host Cazenovia College (NEAC), 1 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 10 – at Lancaster Bible College (NEAC), 6 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 13 – host Morrisville State College (NEAC), 1 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 17 – at Penn State Altoona, 7 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 20 – at Keuka College (NEAC), 1 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 21 – at Wells College (NEAC), noon
Wednesday, Oct. 24 – host Juniata College, 4 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 27 – host Penn State Berks (NEAC), 1 p.m.
Oct. 30, Nov. 3, Nov. 4 – NEAC playoffs, TBA

Women’s volleyball
Overall: 1-12
NEAC: 0-5
Thursday, Sept. 27 – vs. Misericordia University at Marywood University, L, 0-3 (7-25, 18-25, 16-25)
Thursday, Sept. 27 – at Marywood University, L, 0-3 (12-25, 15-25, 15-25)
Saturday, Sept. 29 – host College of St. Elizabeth (NEAC), L, 2-3 (25-23, 21-25, 8-25, 25-18, 10-15)
Saturday, Sept. 29 – host Cheyney University, W, 3-1 (23-25, 25-21, 25-16, 25-20)
Saturday, Oct. 6 – host SUNY Cobleskill (NEAC), 11 a.m.
Saturday, Oct. 6 – host SUNY Poly (NEAC), 5 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 9 – at Elmira College, 6 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 13 – at Gallaudet University (NEAC), 3 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 20 – vs. Keuka College at Wells College (NEAC), noon
Saturday, Oct. 20 – at Wells College (NEAC), 2 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 24 – at Penn State Abington (NEAC), 7 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 26 – at Nazareth College, 5 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 26 – vs. SUNY Buffalo at Nazareth College, 7 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 27 – vs. Rochester College at Nazareth College, 11 a.m.
Saturday, Oct. 27 – vs. SUNY Fredonia at Nazareth College, 3 p.m.
(End of regular season)

Men’s cross-country
Saturday, Sept. 29 – 40th annual Mike Woods Invitational at SUNY Geneseo, finished 16th among 23 teams
Saturday, Oct. 13 – at Gettysburg College Invitational, 10:30 a.m.
Friday, Oct. 19 – at Lebanon Valley College Last Chance Run Fast Invitational, 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 27 – NEAC Championship at Lancaster
Saturday, Nov. 10 – NCAA Division III Mideast Regional Championships at Center Valley, TBA
(End of season)

Women’s cross-country
Saturday, Sept. 29 – 40th annual Mike Woods Invitational at SUNY Geneseo, finished 17thamong 19 teams
Saturday, Oct. 13 – at Gettysburg College Invitational, 10:30 a.m.
Friday, Oct. 19 – at Lebanon Valley College Last Chance Run Fast Invitational, 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 27 – NEAC Championship at Lancaster
Saturday, Nov. 10 – NCAA Division III Mideast Regional Championships at Center Valley, TBA
(End of season)

Golf
Monday, Sept. 24 – Williamsport Country Club Collegiate, “A” team finished first in a six-team field, “B” team tied for fourth
Monday, Oct. 1 – at Penn State Hazleton Invitational, 11 a.m.
Saturday, Oct. 20 – NEAC Fall Preview at Penn State Berks, 10 a.m.
Monday, Oct. 22 – at Lebanon Valley College, noon
(End of fall season)

Men’s tennis
Overall: 0-1
Tuesday, Oct. 2 – at Lycoming College, 4 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 7 – host King’s College, 2 p.m.
(End of fall season)

Women’s tennis
Overall: 0-0
Monday, Oct. 1 – at Misericordia University, 4 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 4 – at Lycoming College, 4 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 7 – host King’s College, 2 p.m.
(End of fall season)

For more about NEAC, visit the conference website.

For more information, visit the Wildcat Athletics website.

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