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Penn College Fall Teams Sport Perfect 14-0 Week

Over the past week, Pennsylvania College of Technology fall sports teams posted a combined 14-0 won-lost mark.

FLASHBACK Cross-Country Sparked by a first-place finish by Jake Shedden (Canton) in 28 minutes, 29 seconds, and a second-place finish by Travis Cain (Bloomsburg) in 31:33, the Penn College men’s team topped a five-team field at Penn State Fayette on Saturday to improve to 28-9 overall and 11-0 in the Penn State University Athletic Conference. Shannon Abercrombie (Roaring Branch) was the top Penn College women runner, finishing eighth in 25:00.

Golf The Wildcats completed the regular-season portion of their schedule on Monday, topping a three-team field in action hosted by Penn State New Kensington. Freshman Chad Vuocolo (Lock Haven) shot an 80 to finish third overall and lead Penn College as it totaled 332 strokes to 342 for the host team and 349 for Penn State Fayette. Now 12-2 overall, the team is idle until Oct. 11-12 when it competes in the PSUAC/United States Collegiate Athletic Association championships on the Penn State Blue Course. Penn College is ranked eighth among 23 teams in the latest USCAA poll.

Men’s Soccer Penn College began the week on Tuesday with a 2-0 win over Penn State Brandywine that extended its win streak to five. Chris Brennan (New Hope) scored both goals and Dan Shaffer (Shermansdale) recorded the shutout in goal. On Thursday, the Wildcats posted their sixth straight win, 8-1, at Salem International. Brennan again sparked the offense by scoring two goals. Saturday at Penn State Beaver, the Wildcats got three goals and an assist from Smith in an 8-0 win that pushed their overall record to 10-2 and PSUAC mark to 6-0. In the Week 2 USCAA coaches’ poll, Penn College moved up a notch to No. 6 with 298 points. Briarcliffe, N.Y., is No. 1 with 354 points.

Women’s Soccer Penn College snapped a four-match loss streak with a 2-0 win Thursday at Salem International. Jocelyn Moyer (Tower City) scored both of the Wildcats’ goals and Amanda Reedy (Burnham) recorded a shutout in the net. On Saturday, Kierstin Steer (South Williamsport) scored three goals in leading Penn College to a 4-2 win at Penn State Beaver. The Wildcats now are 3-4.

Team Tennis On Wednesday, the Wildcats won their fifth straight match, 7-2 over Penn State Hazleton, to improve to 5-2 in the conference and overall. Rob Kemrer (Milton) and Shane Burridge (Ephrata) won both their singles and doubles matches.

Women’s Volleyball Penn College swept both of its Saturday matches, beating Penn State Wilkes-Barre and Penn State Hazleton 3-0. Sophomore Tara Powell (Burgettstown) led the team in kills with seven against Wilkes-Barre. Junior Lyndsey Smith (Mechanicsburg) had 19 assists and ended the day with 34 total assists. Also, freshman Lindsay Moyer (Canton) notched 12 kills and four blocks to lead all Wildcats for the afternoon. Penn College, 10-4 overall and 7-1 in the PSUAC, is ranked No. 14 in the most recent USCAA coaches’ poll.

SCHEDULE/RESULTS Cross-Country Men’s overall record: 28-9 PSUAC record: 11-0 Saturday, Oct. 2 at Penn State Fayette, men finished first in a five-team field. Jake Shedden (Canton) finished first individually in 28:29. Saturday, Oct. 9 at Albright College, 10:30 a.m.

Golf Overall/PSUAC record: 12-2 Monday, Sept. 27 at Penn State New Kensington Invitational, finished first among three teams Monday-Tuesday, Oct. 11-12 at PSUAC/USCAA Championships, Penn State Blue Course

Men’s Soccer Overall record: 10-2 PSUAC record: 6-0 Tuesday, Sept. 28 at Penn State Brandywine, W, 2-0 Thursday, Sept. 30 at Salem International, W, 8-1 Saturday, Oct. 2 at Penn State Beaver, W, 8-0 Wednesday, Oct. 6 at Penn State Hazleton, 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9 host Penn State New Kensington, 3 p.m. (homecoming) Thursday, Oct. 14 host Valley Forge Military College, 6 p.m.

Women’s Soccer Overall record: 3-4 Thursday, Sept. 30 at Salem International, W, 2-0 Saturday, Oct. 2 at Penn State Beaver, W, 4-2 Wednesday, Oct. 6 host Penn State DuBois, canceled Saturday, Oct. 9 host Salem International, 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 11 host Elmira (N.Y.) Jayvees, 5 p.m.

Coed Tennis Overall/PSUAC records: 5-2 Wednesday, Sept. 29 at Penn State Hazleton, W, 7-2 Saturday, Oct. 2 host Penn State Brandywine, ppd. Tuesday, Oct. 5 at Penn State Harrisburg, 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 7 host Penn State Mont Alto, 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9 host Penn State Lehigh Valley, noon Tuesday, Oct. 12 at Penn State York, 3 p.m.

Women’s Volleyball Overall record: 10-4 PSUAC record: 7-1 Saturday, Oct. 2 defeated Penn State Wilkes-Barre, 25-19, 25-12, 25-14; defeated Penn State Hazleton, 25-3, 25-16, 25-8 Thursday, Oct. 7 host Penn State Scranton, 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9 triangular at Penn State Beaver with Penn State Greater Allegheny, 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 10 triangular at Penn State New Kensington with Penn State Fayette, noon Saturday, Oct. 16 triangular at Penn State DuBois with Penn State Scranton, 1 p.m.

(Complete rosters and season schedules are available on the college’s Athletics Web site . For more information on the PSUAC, visit on the Web; more about the USCAA also is available online.)

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