Penn College Baseball Sports 2-1 Week

During a week in which there were more postponements than there was play for Pennsylvania College of Technology spring sports teams, the sun shone, figuratively, on the baseball team that went 2-1 and the golf team that ended third in a six-team event on Sunday.

Baseball
Stepping up at NCAA Division II Mansfield University in nonconference play on Wednesday, Penn College lost, 8-4. Evan Vigna, of McAdoo, hit a two-run home run in the second inning for the Wildcats and had an RBI double in the sixth. Brittan Kittle, of Millville, also had two hits for Penn College, including a double.

Seeing North Eastern Athletic Conference play for the first time this season on Saturday at Wells College, the Wildcats took both games, by scores of 10-3 and 9-3, to improve to 10-5 overall and 2-0 in the conference. In the first game, Kittle had two doubles in three at-bats and ended with four runs batted in and Eli Warren, of Cross Junction, Virginia, went 3-for-4 and scored three times. Pitcher Devon Sanders, of Bloomsburg, went 5 1/3 innings in relief and improved to 2-0. In the second game, Ben Flicker, of Topton, had two hits, including a double, and drove in three runs while starting pitcher Max Bair, of Centre Hall, went five innings and improved to 2-1.

In North Eastern Athletic Conference action this week: Host Penn State Abington (3-15 overall through Sunday), 1 p.m. Saturday at Loyalsock Township High School field; at Penn State Berks (7-10 overall through Sunday), noon Sunday.

Last meeting vs. Penn State Abington: lost 8-4 and 6-4 on April 17.

Last meeting vs. Penn State Berks: lost 13-1 and 11-7 on April 16.

Statistically speaking through Sunday: Nate Lowe, of East New Market, Maryland, is tied for second in steals in the NEAC with seven; Flicker is third in batting with a .447 average; Bair and Sanders are tied for third with two wins each; Bair is fourth with a 2.65 earned run average.

Standings through Sunday: Penn College 2-0, Penn State Abington 2-0, Penn State Berks 1-1, Lancaster Bible College 1-1, Keuka College 0-0, Cazenovia College 0-0, SUNY Poly 0-0, Wells College 0-2, Gallaudet University 0-2.

Golf
Competing Sunday in the NEAC Championship Preview event hosted by Bryn Athyn, Penn College ended tied for third in a six-team event and Wildcat Tyler Marks, of Forked River, New Jersey, tied for third among individuals after shooting a 77. Penn State Berks won the team competition with a 310 followed by Rutgers Camden 322, Penn College and Penn State Abington 341, Bryn Athyn 401 and Wilson College 516. Also individually for Penn College, Austin Moscariello, of New Columbia, was 14th with an 85; Ned Baumbach, of Elizabethtown, 15th with an 87; and Evan Johnson, of Towanda, 18th, with a 92.

Commenting afterward, coach Matt Haile said, “I was very happy for Tyler. His dad was there to watch him in his very first collegiate tournament so it was special.”

Softball
In North Eastern Athletic Conference action this week
: Host SUNY Cobleskill (1-3 overall through Sunday), 3 p.m. Thursday; at Morrisville State College (0-6 overall through Sunday), 1 p.m. Saturday; at Cazenovia College (2-8 overall through Sunday), noon Sunday. The Wildcats have been idle since March 9, when they won in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

Last meeting vs: SUNY Cobleskill: won 8-1 and 8-3 on April 16.

Last meeting vs. Morrisville State College: won 6-2 and 16-4 on April 24.

Last meeting vs. Cazenovia College: lost 16-3 and 12-4 on April 23.

Statistically speaking through Sunday: Kassie Winters, of Sayre, leads the team with a .500 batting average; Taylor Krow, of Mechanicsburg, is hitting .444. Winters also leads the team with a 1.58 ERA and is 2-0 in pitching on the season. As a team, Penn College is hitting .311 and its opponents .243.

NEAC North Division standings through Sunday: Keuka College 2-0, Penn College, 0-0, SUNY Poly 0-0, SUNY Cobleskill 0-0, Cazenovia College 0-0, Morrisville State College 0-0, Wells College 0-2.

Men’s Tennis
In North Eastern Athletic Conference action this week
: Host Penn State Berks (5-5 overall through Sunday), 2 p.m. Saturday; host Lancaster Bible College (0-2 overall through Sunday), noon Sunday.

Last meeting vs. Penn State Berks: lost 9-0 last April 2.

Last meeting vs. Lancaster Bible College: lost 5-4 last April 1.

NEAC West Division standings through Sunday: Penn State Abington 1-0, Penn College 0-0, Lancaster Bible College 0-0, Penn State Berks 0-0, Bryn Athyn 0-1.

Women’s Tennis
In North Eastern Athletic Conference action this week
: Host Penn State Berks (4-5 overall through Sunday), 2 p.m. Saturday; host Lancaster Bible College (2-2 overall through Sunday), noon Sunday.

Last meeting vs. Penn State Berks: Lost 8-1 last April 2.

Last meeting vs. Lancaster Bible College: Won 7-2 last April 1.

NEAC West Division standings through Sunday: Lancaster Bible College 1-0, Penn State Berks 1-0, Penn State Abington 1-0, Bryn Athyn College 1-1, Penn College 0-0, St. Elizabeth College 0-1, Wells College 0-2.

SCHEDULES/RECORDS/RESULTS
Baseball
Overall record: 10-5
NEAC record: 2-0
Tuesday, March 28 – at Marywood University, canceled
Wednesday, March 29 – host Summit University at Logue Field (2), canceled
Wednesday, March 29 – at Mansfield University, L, 8-4
Saturday, April 1 – at Wells College (NEAC), W, 10-3; W, 9-3
Sunday, April 2 – host Keuka College at Loyalsock Township (NEAC, 2), ppd.
Thursday, April 6 – at Mt. Aloysius College (2), 1 p.m.
Saturday, April 8 – host Penn State Abington at Loyalsock Township (NEAC, 2), 1 p.m.
Sunday, April 9 – at Penn State Berks (NEAC, 2), noon
Tuesday, April 11 – at Alfred State, 1 p.m.

Softball
Overall record: 4-4
NEAC record: 0-0
Friday, March 31 – at Wells College (NEAC, 2), ppd.
Sunday, April 2 – host Keuka College at Elm Park (NEAC, 2), ppd.
Thursday, April 6 – host SUNY Cobleskill at Elm Park (NEAC, 2), 3 p.m.
Saturday, April 8 – at Morrisville State (NEAC, 2), 1 p.m.
Sunday, April 9 – at Cazenovia College (NEAC, 2), noon
Tuesday, April 11 – host Wells College at Elm Park (NEAC, 2), 3 p.m.

Men’s Tennis
Overall record: 0-5
NEAC record: 0-0
Saturday, April 8 – host Penn State Berks (NEAC), 2 p.m.
Sunday, April 9 – host Lancaster Bible College (NEAC), noon
Thursday, April 13 – at Wilkes University, 3:30 p.m.
Friday, April 14 – at Penn State Abington (NEAC), 1 p.m.
Saturday, April 15 – at Bryn Athyn (NEAC), 1 p.m.
Thursday, April 20 – host Misericordia University, 4 p.m.
Friday, April 21 – host Wells College (NEAC), 4 p.m.

Women’s Tennis
Overall record: 0-7 (fall)
NEAC record: 0-0
Saturday, April 1 – at St. Elizabeth (NEAC), ppd.
Saturday, April 8 – host Penn State Berks (NEAC), 2 p.m.
Sunday, April 9 – host Lancaster Bible College (NEAC), noon
Friday, April 14 – at Penn State Abington (NEAC), 1 p.m.
Saturday, April 15 – at Bryn Athyn (NEAC), 1 p.m.
Tuesday, April 18 – at St. Elizabeth (NEAC), 1 p.m.
Friday, April 21 – host Wells College (NEAC), 4 p.m.

Golf
Friday, March 31 – host Lycoming College and Susquehanna University at Williamsport Country Club, ppd. to April 9
Sunday, April 2 – NEAC Championship Preview at Bryn Athyn, finished tied for third in a six-team event
Thursday, April 6 – at Elizabethtown College
Sunday, April 9 – host Lycoming College and Susquehanna University at Williamsport Country Club
Wednesday, April 12 – at Keuka College
Saturday-Sunday, April 22-23 – NEAC Championships at Bryn Athyn

Archery
Saturday-Sunday, April 1-2 – at Adam Wheatcroft Memorial at Harrisonburg, Va.
Saturday-Sunday, April 22-23 – host Eastern Outdoor Regional
Friday, Saturday, Sunday, May 19-20-21 – Outdoor Nationals at Chula Vista, Calif.

For more, visit the Wildcat Athletics website.

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