Penn College men’s soccer team steps up

The men’s soccer team was the lone winner on Saturday as Pennsylvania College of Technology celebrated its Homecoming and Parent & Family Weekend.

Cody J. Schwoyer (26) during Saturday's game against Cazenovia College

FLASHBACK
Men’s soccer
Hosting North Eastern Athletic Conference foe Cazenovia College on Saturday, Penn College got goals from Colton Wartman, of Ellicott City, Maryland; Chris McFarland, of Coatesville; and Vance Gradwell, of Bernville, in a 3-0 victory that improved its overall record to 4-5 and NEAC record to 4-2. Penn College led in shots, 10-5 (6-3 on goal), and corner kicks, 10-3, while goalkeeper Hunter Gosnell, of Westminster, Maryland, earned his second shutout in a week.

In North Eastern Athletic Conference action this week: Host Morrisville State College (6-4-1 overall, 5-1 NEAC through Sunday), 3 p.m. Saturday.

Last meeting vs. Morrisville State College: Lost 2-1 on Oct. 14.

NEAC standings through Sunday: Penn State Abington 7-0, Morrisville State College 5-1, Keuka College 5-2, Penn College 4-2, Lancaster Bible College 4-2, SUNY Cobleskill 3-2, SUNY Poly 3-3, Gallaudet University 3-4, Penn State Berks 2-5, Cazenovia College 2-5, Wells College 1-6, College of St. Elizabeth 0-7.

Women’s soccer
Playing a nonconference match at once-beaten Susquehanna University on Wednesday, Penn College kept pace with the River Hawks during a scoreless first half before falling, 4-0, and suffering its second loss of the season. Susquehanna dominated in shots, 37-4 (22-3 on goal), and corner kicks, 13-1.

On Saturday in a home NEAC matchup, Cazenovia College edged Penn College, 1-0, snapping Penn College’s unbeaten five-match conference win streak. Cazenovia held an 11-6 edge in shots (7-3 on goal), but Penn College led in corner kicks, 3-1, as it went to 7-3 overall and 5-1 in the NEAC.

In North Eastern Athletic Conference action this week: At Lancaster Bible College (4-5-1 overall, 3-2-1 NEAC through Sunday), 6 p.m. Wednesday; host Morrisville State College (6-6 overall, 5-2 NEAC through Sunday), 1 p.m. Saturday.

Last meeting vs. Lancaster Bible College: Tied 0-0 on Oct. 8.

Last meeting vs. Morrisville State College: Tied 2-2 on Oct. 14.

NEAC standings through Sunday: Keuka College 7-0, Penn State Berks 7-0, Cazenovia College 6-1, Penn College 5-1, Morrisville State College 5-2, Lancaster Bible College 3-2-1, Gallaudet University 3-4, Penn State Abington 1-5-1, SUNY Cobleskill 1-6, Wells College 1-6, SUNY Poly 1-6, College of St. Elizabeth 0-7.

Golf
Brian Whelan, of Cresco, medaled with a 76 and led Penn College to a first-place finish among seven teams in the Penn State Hazleton Invitational on Monday at Valley Country Club. It was the second consecutive first for the Wildcats. Also for Penn College, Ned Baumbach, of Elizabethtown, and Austin Moscariello, of New Columbia, each shot 80; Tyler Haynes, of Hummelstown, shot 82; and Tyler Marks, of Beachwood, New Jersey, shot 90 in the 38-player field.

Women’s volleyball
In home NEAC action on Saturday, Penn College fell to SUNY Cobleskill, 0-3 (20-25, 23-25, 14-25), and SUNY Poly, 0-3 (19-25, 11-25, 10-25), to drop to 1-14 overall and 0-7 in the conference. Against Cobleskill, Hannah Burnett, of Middlebury Center, had 16 assists and Michayla Roberts, of Newville, had 13 digs. Against Poly, Roberts added 12 digs.

In North Eastern Athletic Conference action this week: At Gallaudet University (11-11 overall, 5-2 NEAC through Sunday), 3 p.m. Saturday.

Last meeting vs. Gallaudet University: Lost 3-0 on Oct. 21, 2016.

NEAC standings through Sunday: Morrisville State College 7-0, Lancaster Bible College 6-1, Wells College 5-2, Gallaudet University 5-2, Keuka College 5-2, SUNY Poly 4-3, Penn State Berks 4-3, Cazenovia College 2-4, College of St. Elizabeth 2-5, SUNY Cobleskill 1-6, Penn State Abington 0-6, Penn College 0-7.

Men’s/women’s tennis
After several weather-related postponements, the Penn College women got their fall season underway on Monday with a 9-0 loss to Misericordia University.

In Sunday action at home against King’s College, the men lost, 8-1, and the women fell, 9-0, as both teams went to 0-2 overall. The lone winner for the men was the No. 2 doubles team of Blake Whitmire, of Shickshinny, and Tucker Phillippe-Johansson, of Mattituk, New York.

Three inducted into Hall of Fame
As part of the college’s big weekend, as previously announced, Kierstin Steer, of South Williamsport (women’s basketball and women’s soccer); Amber (Geckle) Dreese, of Lewistown (women’s volleyball); and Skylar Gingrich, of Lititz (baseball), were inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame.

SCHEDULE/RECORDS/RESULTS
Men’s soccer
Overall: 4-5
NEAC: 4-2
Tuesday, Oct. 2 – host King’s College, ppd.
Saturday, Oct. 6 – host Cazenovia College (NEAC), W, 3-0
Wednesday, Oct. 10 – host Juniata College, 7 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 13 – host Morrisville State College (NEAC), 3 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 16 – at Lancaster Bible College (NEAC), 7 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 20 – at Keuka College (NEAC), 3 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 21 – at Wells College (NEAC), 2 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 24 – host Wilkes University, 7 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 27 – host Penn State Berks (NEAC), 3 p.m.
Oct. 30, Nov. 3, Nov. 4 – NEAC playoffs, TBA

Women’s soccer
Overall: 7-3
NEAC: 5-1
Wednesday, Oct. 3 – at Susquehanna University, L, 4-0
Saturday, Oct. 6 – host Cazenovia College (NEAC), L, 1-0
Wednesday, Oct. 10 – at Lancaster Bible College (NEAC), 6 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 13 – host Morrisville State College (NEAC), 1 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 14 – at Keystone College, noon
Wednesday, Oct. 17 – at Penn State Altoona, 7 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 20 – at Keuka College (NEAC), 1 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 21 – at Wells College (NEAC), noon
Wednesday, Oct. 24 – host Juniata College, 4 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 27 – host Penn State Berks (NEAC), 1 p.m.
Oct. 30, Nov. 3, Nov. 4 – NEAC playoffs, TBA

Women’s volleyball
Overall: 1-14
NEAC: 0-7
Saturday, Oct. 6 – host SUNY Cobleskill (NEAC), L, 0-3 (20-25, 23-25, 14-25)
Saturday, Oct. 6 – host SUNY Poly (NEAC), L, 0-3 (19-25, 11-25, 10-25)
Tuesday, Oct. 9 – at Elmira College, 6 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 13 – at Gallaudet University (NEAC), 3 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 20 – vs. Keuka College at Wells College (NEAC), noon
Saturday, Oct. 20 – at Wells College (NEAC), 2 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 24 – at Penn State Abington (NEAC), 7 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 26 – at Nazareth College, 5 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 26 – vs. SUNY Buffalo at Nazareth College, 7 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 27 – vs. Rochester College at Nazareth College, 11 a.m.
Saturday, Oct. 27 – vs. SUNY Fredonia at Nazareth College, 3 p.m.
(End of regular season)

Men’s cross-country
Saturday, Oct. 13 – at Gettysburg College Invitational, 10:30 a.m.
Friday, Oct. 19 – at Lebanon Valley College Last Chance Run Fast Invitational, 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 27 – NEAC Championship at Lancaster
Saturday, Nov. 10 – NCAA Division III Mideast Regional Championships at Center Valley, TBA
(End of season)

Women’s cross-country
Saturday, Oct. 13 – at Gettysburg College Invitational, 10:30 a.m.
Friday, Oct. 19 – at Lebanon Valley College Last Chance Run Fast Invitational, 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 27 – NEAC Championship at Lancaster
Saturday, Nov. 10 – NCAA Division III Mideast Regional Championships at Center Valley, TBA
(End of season)

Golf
Monday, Oct. 1 – at Penn State Hazleton Invitational, finished first among seven teams
Saturday, Oct. 20 – NEAC Fall Preview at Foxchase Golf Club, 10 a.m.
Monday, Oct. 22 – at Lebanon Valley College Dutchmen Fall Invitational at Lebanon Country Club, noon
(End of fall season)

Men’s tennis
Overall: 0-2
Tuesday, Oct. 2 – at Lycoming College, ppd.
Sunday, Oct. 7 – host King’s College, L, 8-1
Tuesday, Oct. 9 – at Lycoming College, 3 p.m.
(End of fall season)

Women’s tennis
Overall: 0-2
Monday, Oct. 1 – at Misericordia University, L, 9-0
Thursday, Oct. 4 – at Lycoming College, ppd.
Sunday, Oct. 7 – host King’s College, L, 9-0
Tuesday, Oct. 9 – at Lycoming College, 3 p.m.
(End of fall season)

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