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Penn College teams have combined 0-5 week


Beginning a three-week stretch drive of six consecutive North Eastern Athletic Conference games to close out their regular seasons, Pennsylvania College of Technology men’s and women’s basketball teams each went 0-2 last week. Meanwhile, the college’s wrestling team lost its lone dual match.

Men’s basketball
On Wednesday at Lancaster Bible College, Penn College lost, 79-68. Elijah Vazquez, of Woonsocket, Rhode Island, topped the Wildcats with 28 points; Spencer Bartron, of Camden, Delaware, scored 15 points; and Carson Garvis, of Taneytown, Maryland, tallied 13 points and hauled in 10 rebounds. Lancaster Bible outscored Penn College in the paint, 38-22, and in points off turnovers, 31-17. The Wildcats connected on 14 of 17 free throws during the game.

Hosting SUNY Cobleskill on Saturday during Alumni Day, Penn College fell, 87-79, to drop to 2-19 overall and 1-11 in the conference. Vazquez again led Penn College in scoring with 21 points with Bartron and Garvis each adding 18 and Trey McCullough, of Stuart, Florida, 12. The Wildcats led 15-4 early but Cobleskill scored 15 straight points to end the first half and take a commanding 44-29 lead.

In North Eastern Athletic Conference action this week: At Morrisville State College (16-4 overall, 10-1 NEAC through Sunday), 3 p.m. Saturday; at Cazenovia College (11-9 overall, 7-5 NEAC through Sunday), 2 p.m. Sunday.

Last meeting vs. Morrisville State College: Lost 92-72 on Jan. 20, 2018.

Last meeting vs. Cazenovia College: Lost 63-45 last Feb. 10.

NEAC South Division standings through Sunday: Lancaster Bible College 8-0, Penn State Abington 6-1, College of St. Elizabeth 4-3, Gallaudet University 3-5, Penn State Berks 2-6, Penn College 0-8.

NEAC North Division standings through Sunday: Morrisville State College 7-0, SUNY Cobleskill 5-2, Cazenovia College 4-4, SUNY Poly 3-5, Keuka College 2-5, Wells College 1-6.

Statistically speaking in the NEAC: Lockman is fourth, hitting 59.1 percent of his field goal shots; fourth, averaging 1.3 blocks per game; and 14th in rebound average with 7.1 per game. Ben Sosa, of Loyalsock Township, is 12th, averaging 2.8 assists per game.

Women’s basketball
At Lancaster Bible College on Wednesday, Penn College lost, 55-49. Maci Ilgen, of Penns Valley, led the Wildcats with 11 points and Ja’Quela Dyer, of Dover, Delaware, pulled down 13 rebounds. Trailing 45-32 after three quarters, Penn College pulled to within two points at 51-49 with 1:04 left before being blanked the rest of the way.

Facing SUNY Cobleskill at home on Saturday, the Wildcats fell, 55-43, to drop to 1-20 overall and 0-12 in the NEAC. Dyer topped Penn College with 13 points and Tori Wolfe, of Dalmatia, hauled in 11 rebounds.

In North Eastern Athletic Conference action this week: At Morrisville State College (6-14 overall, 5-6 NEAC through Sunday), 1 p.m. Saturday; at Cazenovia College (5-14 overall, 3-9 NEAC through Sunday), noon Sunday.

Last meeting vs. Morrisville State College: Lost 78-51 on Jan. 20, 2018.

Last meeting vs. Cazenovia College: Lost 86-62 last Feb. 10.

NEAC South Division standings through Sunday: Gallaudet University 7-1, Penn State Abington 6-1, College of St. Elizabeth 5-2, Penn State Berks 3-5, Lancaster Bible College 2-6, Penn College 0-8.

NEAC North Division standings through Sunday: SUNY Poly 7-1, Keuka College 6-1, Morrisville State College 4-3, Cazenovia College 3-5, SUNY Cobleskill 2-5, Wells College 0-7.

Statistically speaking in the NEAC: Klock is fifth. averaging 2.6 steals per game, and is eighth, averaging 3.6 assists per game. Kuhns is tied for 10th, averaging 0.8 blocks per game; and 14th with 110 rebounds.

Wrestling
On Friday at Wilkes University, Penn College lost, 36-12, to go to 11-13 in dual matches on the season. Dylan Otis, of Wyalusing, won by fall at 285 pounds for the Wildcats while teammates Jared Mooney, of Palmerton, at 197, and Colin Browne, of Wilkes-Barre, at 184, each picked up decision victories.

SCHEDULE/RECORDS/RESULTS
Men’s basketball
Overall: 2-19
NEAC: 1-11
Wednesday, Jan. 30 – at Lancaster Bible College (NEAC), L, 79-68
Saturday, Feb. 2 – host SUNY Cobleskill (NEAC), L, 87-79
Saturday, Feb. 9 – at Morrisville State College (NEAC), 3 p.m.
Sunday, Feb. 10 – at Cazenovia College (NEAC), 2 p.m.
Wednesday, Feb. 13 – at Penn State Berks (NEAC), 8 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 16 – host Gallaudet University (NEAC), 3 p.m.
(End of regular season)

Women’s basketball
Overall: 1-20
NEAC: 0-12
Wednesday, Jan. 30 – at Lancaster Bible College (NEAC), L, 55-49
Saturday, Feb. 2 – host SUNY Cobleskill (NEAC), L, 55-43
Saturday, Feb. 9 – at Morrisville State College (NEAC), 1 p.m.
Sunday, Feb. 10 – at Cazenovia College (NEAC), noon
Wednesday, Feb. 13 – at Penn State Berks (NEAC), 6 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 16 – host Gallaudet University (NEAC), 1 p.m.
(End of regular season)

Wrestling
Overall: 11-13
Friday, Feb. 1 – at Wilkes University, L, 36-12
Saturday, Feb. 9 – at Brockport Dual NY State Qualifying, 2:30 p.m.
Sunday, Feb. 10 – at RIT Duals, 11 a.m.
Friday-Saturday, Feb. 22-23 – NCAA Division III Southeast Regional (20 teams) at Lycoming College, TBA
Friday-Saturday, March 8-9 – NCAA Division III Championships at Roanoke, Va.

For more about NEAC, visit the conference website.

For more information, visit the Wildcat Athletics website.

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