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Vol. 6, No. 33

Schedule/Results/Records (Through Sunday, April 1)

Archery Saturday, March 31-Sunday, April 1 – at James Madison University Invitational (Harrisonburg, Va.) Saturday-Sunday, April 21-22 at ACCC Challenge, Mays Landing, N.J.

Men’s Volleyball Overall record: 14-4

Thursday, March 29 – at Messiah College, L, 3-0 (25-19, 25-15, 25-23) Saturday, March 31 Middle Atlantic Club Volleyball Conference championships at DeSales University, def. College of New Jersey, 25-14, 25-19; def. Stevens Tech, 25-19, 25-16; def. Kutztown, 25-13, 25-19; lost to Eastern, 25-23, 23-25, 12-15. Wednesday, April 18 host Harrisburg Area Community College and Lehigh Carbon at Bardo Gym, 6 p.m.

BaseballOverall spring record: 1-1 PSUAC record: 1-1

Saturday, March 31 at Penn State Scranton, L, 11-4; W, 4-2 Sunday, April 1 host Penn State Harrisburg at Bowman Field, ppd. Tuesday, April 3 host Penn State Wilkes-Barre at Bowman Field (2), noon Friday, April 6 host Penn State Fayette at Bowman Field (2), 1 p.m. Saturday, April 7 host Penn State Beaver at Bowman Field (2), 1 p.m. Monday, April 9 host Lackawanna College at Bowman Field (2), 1 p.m.

SoftballOverall record: 2-2 PSUAC record: 2-0

Thursday, March 29 at Northampton Community College, L, 10-5; 13-2 Saturday, March 31 at Penn State Scranton, W, 28-5 (3 innings); W, 22-0 (3 innings) Tuesday, April 3 at Penn State Schuylkill (2), 2 p.m. Friday, April 6 host Penn State Fayette at Elm Park (2), 1 p.m. Saturday, April 7 host Penn State Beaver at Elm Park (2), 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 10 at Penn State Hazleton (2), 2 p.m.

‘Cat TalesMen’s Volleyball At the Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Volleyball Conference championships, the Wildcats went 3-0 in pool play, beating College of New Jersey, Stevens Tech and Kutztown, before falling in the quarterfinals to Eastern.

“They did play a lot better than they did Thursday night (loss at Messiah),” coach Wes Strayer said, “But things just didn’t work out.”

Against Eastern, Penn College was down 9-1 in the first game and rallied to take that one, before losing the next two.

“It was a good year, but not a good year. I really thought we had the team that was going to challenge again for the MAC finals, and we didn’t,” Strayer said.

Messiah, which beat the Wildcats for the conference crown a year ago, repeated as champ.

BaseballThe Wildcats split their season opener at Penn State Scranton. In the second-game win, Devon Liquori (Hawley) went 3-for-4 and Cody Lytle (Watsontown) 2-for-3 with two runs scored.

Women’s SoftballSamantha Mills (Harrisburg) had five hits in a season-opening doubleheader loss at Northampton County Community College.

The Lady Wildcats rebounded in a big way at Penn State Scranton, scoring 50 runs in just six total innings of work. In the first game, Samantha Mills (Harrisburg) went 5-for-5 with a triple and double and Melissa Berrier (Mifflin) went 2-for-3. In the nightcap, Michelle McNett (Canton) went 4-for-4 with a home run and triple.

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

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