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Penn College basketball teams split

Pennsylvania College of Technology basketball teams split in their games last week with the men winning and the women falling.

Men’s basketball
In improving to 4-2 on Tuesday, Penn College used a 40-point second half in a 66-60 nonconference home win over Wilson College. Rees Watkins, of Loyalsock Township, led four Wildcats scoring in double figures with 15 points. Alec Cooper, of Huntingdon, came off the bench to add 13 points. Penn College scored 17 of its points off 16 Wilson turnovers.

Women’s basketball
For the seventh time in seven meetings since 2014, the Wildcats lost to crosstown rival Lycoming, 58-42, on Tuesday. Penn College now is 1-3. Lycoming led from start to finish, carrying a 24-point lead into the fourth quarter when the Wildcats outscored it, 12-4, to close the gap to 16 at the finish. Lexi Troup, of Huntingdon, came off the bench to lead Penn College with 10 points.

UE honorees
Five Penn College fall sports athletes recently were honored by being named to the United East Conference All-Sportsmanship Team, which recognizes student-athletes who epitomize the ideals of sportsmanship. Student-athletes selected to the All-Sportsmanship Team demonstrate fair play, graciousness in victory and respectfulness in defeat. Each individual has been chosen by their coach as a representative who embodies the Division III spirit.

They are:

  • Senior Christine Limbert, of Curwensville (women’s volleyball)
  • Senior Skyelar Splain, of Liverpool (women’s cross-country)
  • Senior Spencer Doughty, of Mechanicsburg (men’s cross-country)
  • Sophomore Shannon O’Day, of Honesdale (women’s soccer)
  • Senior Braeden Eckard, of Danville (men’s soccer).

Six others named to UE All-Conference teams earlier were:

  • Freshman Mitchell Campbell, of Riegelsville (men’s cross-country first team and Rookie of the Year)
  • Freshman Matthew Woolcock, of Oil City (men’s cross-country first team)
  • Junior forward Kaelynn Sheetz, of Elizabethtown (women’s soccer first team)
  • Sophomore midfielder Sara Darlington, of West Chester (women’s soccer first team)
  • Sophomore defender BillieGean Hennessey, of Holtsville, N.Y. (women’s soccer second team)
  • Sophomore defender Tommy DeGeyter, of Long Valley, N.J. (men’s soccer second team).

Men’s basketball
Overall: 4-2
UE: 0-0
Tuesday, Nov. 22 – host Wilson College, W, 66-60
Wednesday, Nov. 30 – at Mt. Aloysius College, 6 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 3 – at Lancaster Bible College (UE), 3 p.m.
Monday, Dec. 12 – at King’s College, 4 p.m.

Women’s basketball
Overall: 1-3
UE: 0-0
Tuesday, Nov. 22 – at Lycoming College, L, 58-42
Wednesday, Nov. 30 – at Penn State Altoona, 6 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 3 – at Lancaster Bible College (UE), 1 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 9 – host Penn State Altoona, 5 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 10 – host Houghton College, 1 p.m.

Overall: 1-1
ECWC: 0-0
Saturday, Dec. 3 – at RIT Invitational, 9 a.m.
Monday, Dec. 19 – at King’s College Quad Match, TBA

Formula Four Championship
Monday, Nov. 28 – Red Bull Ring, 9 p.m.

Collegiate iRacing League GT3 Challenge
Tuesday, Nov. 29 – Red Bull Ring, 9 p.m.

Collegiate iRacing League Premier Series
Tuesday, Nov. 22 – Dover, 10 of 28
Tuesday, Dec. 6 – Michigan, 9 p.m.

Tuesday, Nov. 29 – Round 4, Nashville Superspeedway, 8 p.m.

For more about the United East, visit the conference website.

For additional information, visit the Wildcat Athletics website.

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