Penn College Winter Sports Teams All in Action

Over the past week, Pennsylvania College of Technology men’s and women’s basketball teams saw their first action since December, but, along with the wrestling team, went a combined 1-11.

Men’s Basketball
On the road at Penn State DuBois in nonconference action on Tuesday, Penn College lost, 100-91, in overtime after being outscored 14-5 in the extra period. James Bullock, of Philadelphia, led the Wildcats with 32 points and Mike Wenner, of Williamsport, came off the bench to add 14 points.

In North Eastern Athletic Conference play on Saturday, Penn College fell, 75-57, at Lancaster Bible College. Bullock and Erik Perry Jr., of Waldorf, Maryland, each scored 12 points for the Wildcats. Jesse White, of Harrisburg, pulled down 11 rebounds for Penn College.

At Wilson College on Sunday in the NEAC, the Wildcats lost, 87-72, to drop to 1-13 overall and 0-5 in the conference. Bullock topped Penn College with 23 points and Robert Young Jr., of Abington, added 13 points while Ben Sosa, of Loyalsock Township, hauled in 11 rebounds. The Wildcats, outscored 44-28 in the first half, hit on just 4 of 22 shots from the 3-point line.

In North Eastern Athletic Conference action this week: Host Cazenovia College (4-10 overall, 3-3 all conference through Sunday), 6 p.m. Wednesday; at Morrisville State College (7-7 overall, 5-1 all conference through Sunday), 1 p.m. Saturday.

Last meeting vs. Cazenovia College: Lost 81-70 Feb. 11.

Last meeting vs. Morrisville State College: Lost 78-57 Dec. 3.

Statistically speaking: Sosa is 23rd among NEAC scorers with a 12.8 ppg average and White is 14th in rebounding with a 7.4 per game average.

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

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

Women’s Basketball
Returning to action on Monday in a nonconference game at Misericordia University, the Wildcats lost, 72-32. Tori Wolfe, of Dalmatia, led Penn College with 13 points as the team shot just 20 percent from the field and 9.5 percent from beyond the 3-point line, giving up 34 points in the paint while scoring just 12.

At Lancaster Bible College on Saturday, Penn College dropped a 79-46 decision. Cassi Kuhns, of Loyalsock Township, paced Penn College with 15 points.

On Sunday in NEAC play at Wilson College, the Wildcats used a strong second half to pick up their second win of the season, 63-54, to go to 2-11 overall and 1-4 in the conference. Jane Herman, of Greencastle, led Penn College with 23 points while Wolfe and Gwendolyn Lavelle, of Pocono Summit, each chipped in with 13 points. Lavelle led the Wildcats with 10 rebounds.

In North Eastern Athletic Conference action this week: Host Cazenovia College (4-8 overall, 1-5 all conference through Sunday), 8 p.m. Wednesday; at Morrisville State College (6-7 overall, 5-1 all conference through Sunday), 3 p.m. Saturday.

Last meeting vs. Cazenovia College: Lost 63-55 Feb. 11.

Last meeting vs. Morrisville State College: Lost 87-69 Dec. 3.

Statistically speaking: Herman is 27th among NEAC scorers with 11.4 points per game and Wolfe tied for 17th in rebounding with 7 per game.

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

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

Wrestling
During a triangular meet on Thursday at Wilkes University, Penn College lost to Lackawanna College, 32-24, and Wilkes, 43-9. Wildcats 285-pounder Dylan Otis, of Wyalusing, won both of his bouts by fall.

At home on Saturday, the Wildcats lost to Gettysburg College, 41-6, and then fell to King’s College on criteria No. 1 (most bouts won, 5-4) after tying 21-21.

On Sunday at Johns Hopkins University, Penn College lost to Washington & Lee University, 32-12, and the host team, 47-9, to fall to 2-15 overall. Two Wildcats — Jared Mooney, of Palmerton at 197, and Otis, at 285 — both ended the day 2-0 with Otis recording a pin.

SCHEDULE/RECORDS/RESULTS
Men’s Basketball
Overall: 1-13
NEAC: 0-5
Tuesday, Jan. 9 – at Penn State DuBois, L, 100-91 (OT)
Saturday, Jan. 13 – at Lancaster Bible College (NEAC), L, 75-57
Sunday, Jan. 14 – at Wilson College (NEAC), L, 87-72
Wednesday, Jan. 17 – host Cazenovia College (NEAC), 6 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 20 – at Morrisville State College (NEAC), 1 p.m.
Wednesday, Jan. 24 – host Wells College (NEAC), 6 p.m.

Women’s Basketball
Overall: 2-11
NEAC: 1-4
Monday, Jan. 8 – at Misericordia University, L, 72-32
Saturday, Jan. 13 – at Lancaster Bible College (NEAC), L, 79-46
Sunday, Jan. 14 – at Wilson College (NEAC), W, 63-54
Wednesday, Jan. 17 – host Cazenovia College (NEAC), 8 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 20 – at Morrisville State College (NEAC), 3 p.m.
Wednesday, Jan. 24 – host Wells College (NEAC), 8 p.m.

Wrestling
Overall: 2-15
Thursday, Jan. 11 – triangular at Wilkes University, vs. Lackawanna College, L, 32-24; vs. Wilkes, L, 43-9
Saturday, Jan. 13 – triangular with Gettysburg College, L, 41-6; and King’s College, L, criteria No. 1 (most bouts won, 5-4), 21-21
Sunday, Jan. 14 – triangular at Johns Hopkins University, L, 47-7; vs. Washington & Lee University, L, 32-12
Saturday, Jan. 20 – triangular with Alfred State University and Bergen County Community College, noon
Saturday, Jan. 27 – triangular at York College with Penn State Mont Alto, 2:30 p.m.

For more about NEAC, visit the conference website.

For more information, visit the Wildcat Athletics website.

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