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High-Scoring Victory Marks Lady Wildcats’ Return to Conference Play


Vol. 6, No. 22

Schedule/Results/Records (Through Sunday, Jan. 14)

Men’s BasketballOverall record: 2-13 PSUAC record: 2-5

Thursday, Jan. 11 host Lancaster Bible College, L, 65-60 Saturday, Jan. 13 at Penn State New Kensington, L, 73-69 Saturday, Jan. 20 at Penn State Abington, 3 p.m. Monday, Jan. 22 host Penn State DuBois, 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24 host Penn State Delaware, 8 p.m.

Women’s BasketballOverall record: 3-8 PSUAC record: 3-2

Saturday, Jan. 13 at Penn State New Kensington, W, 86-55 Wednesday, Jan. 17 at Alfred (N.Y.) University, 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20 at Penn State Abington, 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 22 at Northampton County Community College, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24 host Penn State Delaware, 6 p.m.

‘Cat TalesMen’s BasketballFacing their final NCAA Division III foe of the season, the Wildcats led 60-58 late in the game against Lancaster Bible College, but faltered down the stretch. Joe Simon (Renovo) topped the offense with 18 points and Roberto Valentin (Lebanon) added 10.

Returning to Penn State University Athletic Conference action for the first time in a month, Penn College built a 10-point lead early in the second half at Penn State New Kensington before falling, leading coach Gene Bruno to say, “Execution is a problem at crunch time. We’ve got to get better fast. We’ve got to learn how to win.”

Craig Flint (Port Allegany) led the Wildcats in scoring against New Kensington with 17 points while Ryan Scott (York) had 14 and Matt Michaels (Williamsport) 11. Penn College plays its next game on the road, but then returns home to Bardo Gym for seven of its last 10 games, including four in a row.

Women’s BasketballCompeting in the Penn State University Athletic Conference for the first time in four weeks, the Lady Wildcats put together their best offensive game of the season with an 86-point effort at Penn State New Kensington. Amy Fassett (Athens) poured in 25 points, Brittany Blessard (Renovo) had 22, Meagan Morris (Herndon, Va.) had 18 and Erin Mahoney (Linesville) added 15.

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

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