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Penn College women push NEAC soccer win streak to four

Not only did the Pennsylvania College of Technology women’s soccer team boast a 2-1 week, but it extended its North Eastern Athletic Conference win streak to four matches, its most since 2017.

FLASHBACK
Women’s soccer
Hosting Susquehanna University Tuesday in nonconference play, Penn College lost, 3-0. Susquehanna led in shots 27-6 (11-6) and in corner kicks 3-1.

Dominique Brown, of Benton, had a hat trick and Kaelan Cronan, of Leesport, scored twice Saturday in a 5-3 Penn College NEAC win at SUNY Poly. Cronan scored the match’s first goal unassisted and got the second on an assist from Francesca Timpone, of Smithtown, New York, both in the first four minutes. Brown got into the scoring act with an unassisted goal in the 12th minute, tallied her second on an assist from Morgan Brooks, of Bellefonte, and added her third goal with an assist from Cronan. Penn College led in shots 20-17 (10-7 on goal) and in corner kicks 5-3.

At SUNY Cobleskill Sunday, the Wildcats earned their fourth straight conference win with a 5-2 victory that leveled their overall record at 6-6-1 and improved them to 5-2 in the NEAC and into fourth place, their highest position this season. One day earlier, Penn College had a four-goal first half in its win and, against Cobleskill, it had a four-goal second half. Cronan put the Wildcats on the scoreboard 15 minutes into the match with a solo shot and, after the home team tallied its lone goal, she gave Penn College the lead for good with a header off a corner kick on an assist from Tiffany Brown, of Mechanicsburg. Also scoring for the Wildcats were Abby Williams, of Mechanicsburg, on a penalty kick; Brooks on an assist from Dominique Brown; and Adeline Gesford, of Hummelstown, on an assist from Miya Roman, of Benton. Penn College led in shots 33-9 (16-3 on goal) and in corner kicks 7-2. Taylor Gonzales, of Lititz, and Charlee Marshall, of Snow Shoe, split time in goal, each making one save.

The four consecutive NEAC wins is the most since 2017 when Penn College won six in a row and finished second in the conference.

In North Eastern Athletic Conference action this week (records through Sunday): At Cazenovia College (6-5-1 overall, 3-5-1 NEAC), 1 p.m. Saturday

Last meeting vs. Cazenovia College: Lost 1-0 on Oct. 6, 2018 (2-3 lifetime).

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

Statistically speaking in the NEAC top five: Dominique Brown is fifth with nine goals, tied for fourth with five assists and fifth with 23 points. Gonzales is fifth with 75 saves.

Men’s soccer
In nonconference action Tuesday at Juniata, the Wildcats lost, 2-1. The home team led 2-0 before Greg Conkle, of Carlisle, put Penn College on the scoreboard on an assist from Colton Wartman of Ellicott City, Maryland. Juniata led in shots 18-6 (7-2 on goal) and in corner kicks 1-0.

At NEAC unbeaten SUNY Poly Saturday, Penn College lost, 3-0. Poly led in shots 9-4, although each team had three shots on goal. Penn College led in corner kicks 6-5.

Sunday at SUNY Cobleskill, the Wildcat lost, 2-0, to fall to 1-10-2 overall and 1-4-2 in the conference. Cobleskill led in shots 18-15 (7-4 on goal) while Penn College led in corner kicks 9-5.

Also, goalie Braeden Eckard, of Danville, was named NEAC Defensive Player of the Week after he allowed one goal in 155 minutes of action while posting a 0-0-1 record for the period of Sept. 30-Oct. 6. The freshman did not allow a goal in 45 minutes of action against King’s in a 1-0 loss and in a double-overtime tie against Lancaster Bible College, Eckard made 10 stops and allowed just one goal.

In North Eastern Athletic Conference action this week (records through Sunday): At Cazenovia College (4-6-2 overall, 1-5-1 NEAC), 1 p.m. Saturday.

Last meeting vs. Cazenovia College: Won 3-0 on Oct. 6, 2018 (1-4 lifetime).

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

Statistically speaking in the NEAC top five: Eckard is tied for second with 11 goals allowed.

Women’s volleyball
Saturday in a NEAC road triangular, the Wildcats lost to Morrisville State College, 3-0 (25-11, 25-9-25,16), and to Cazenovia College, 3-1 (20-25, 25-19, 25-12, 25-18), to fall to 1-17 overall and 0-6 in the conference.

In the first match, Morrisville led in points 57-12, kills 38-10, aces 16-1, blocks 3-1, assists 37-9 and digs 39-29. Individually for Penn College, Coryn Oswald, of Langhorne, had three kills, Mackenzie Mahler, of Quakertown, had eight assists and Hannah Burnett, of Middlebury Center, had nine digs.

In the second match, Cazenovia led in points 47-37, kills 29-24 and aces 11-6. The Wildcats led in assists 24-1 and digs 45-44. Leaders for Penn College were Oswald with eight kills, Emalie Marnati, of Canton, with two aces and four blocks, Mahler with 22 assists and Marnati and Peyton Homan, of Spring Mills, each with 10 digs.

In North Eastern Athletic Conference action this week (records through Sunday): At SUNY Poly (6-12 overall, 2-4 NEAC), noon Saturday; vs. SUNY Cobleskill (9-9 overall, 1-5 NEAC), 2 p.m. Saturday.

Last meeting vs. SUNY Poly: Lost 3-0 on Oct. 6, 2018 (0-5 lifetime).
Last meeting vs. SUNY Cobleskill: Lost 3-0 on Oct. 6, 2018 (3-2 lifetime).

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

Statistically speaking: Oswald leads Penn College with 90 kills, Burnett leads with 246 digs and 22 service aces, Mahler leads with 283 assists and Marnati leads with 18 blocks.

Golf
Tuesday in the Gettysburg College Fall Invitational at Hanover Country Club, Penn College finished fifth among 13 teams with a 317 score. Gettysburg took top team honors with a 304. Individually for the Wildcats, Alex Acree, of Brookville, tied for eighth in a field of 63 with a 76, five strokes off the winning score. Also for Penn College, Austin Moscariello, of New Columbia, tied for 19th with a 79; Jordan Wise, of McClure, tied for 23rd with an 80; Sean McNamara, of Lancaster, tied for 30th with an 82; and Kohltin Bartlow, of Montgomery, tied for 44th with an 86.

Men’s cross-country
Saturday at the DeSales Invitational, the Penn College men finished sixth in a 16-team field. Matt Leiby, of Danville, led the Wildcats with a 34th-place finish in a field of 168 with a time of 28:09.8 over an 8K course. Also for Penn College, Jonah Isaacson, of Muncy, was 38th; Chris Hogan of Halifax was 67th; Jake Mashack, of Bloomsburg, tied for 74th; and Dean Fulton, of Palmyra, was 81st.

The Wildcat women did not compete.

Women’s tennis
In an 8-1 loss to Lycoming College Monday, the lone Penn College victor was and No. 3 doubles team of Marcie Harman, of Nescopeck, and Deidre Satterly, of Shippensburg. The loss dropped the Wildcats to 1-3.

Men’s tennis
Friday against Lycoming College, the Wildcats lost 6-3 to fall to 1-3. Winning in both singles and doubles for Penn College was Tucker Phillippe-Johansson, of Mattituck, New York, at No. 1 singles and No. 2 doubles with Joey Morrin, of Morrisville.

SCHEDULE/RECORDS/RESULTS
Men’s soccer
Overall: 1-10-2
NEAC: 1-4-2
Tuesday, Oct. 8 – at Juniata College, L, 2-1
Saturday, Oct. 12 – at SUNY Poly (NEAC), L, 3-0
Sunday, Oct. 13 – at SUNY Cobleskill (NEAC), L, 2-0
Wednesday, Oct. 16 – host Elmira College, 7 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 19 – at Cazenovia College (NEAC), 1 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 26 – at Morrisville State (NEAC), 1 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 29 – at Wilkes University, 7 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 1 – host Wells College, 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 2 – host Keuka College, 1 p.m.
Tuesday-Saturday-Sunday, Nov. 5-9-10 – NEAC playoffs, TBA

Women’s soccer
Overall: 6-6-1
NEAC: 5-2
Tuesday, Oct. 8 – host Susquehanna University, L, 3-0
Saturday, Oct. 12 – at SUNY Poly (NEAC), W, 5-3
Sunday, Oct. 13 – at SUNY Cobleskill (NEAC), W, 5-1
Saturday, Oct. 19 – at Cazenovia College (NEAC), 3 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 22 – at Juniata College, 7 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 26 – at Morrisville State (NEAC), 3 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 1 – host Wells College, 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 2 – host Keuka College, 3 p.m.
Tuesday-Saturday-Sunday, Nov. 5-9-10 – NEAC playoffs, TBA

Women’s volleyball
Overall: 1-17
NEAC: 0-6
Saturday, Oct. 12 – vs. Morrisville State College (NEAC), L, 3-0 (25-11, 25-9, 25-16); vs. Cazenovia College (NEAC) at Reading, L, 3-1 (20-25, 25-19, 25-12, 25-18)
Saturday, Oct. 19 – at SUNY Poly (NEAC), noon; vs. SUNY Cobleskill (NEAC), 2 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 26 – host Wells College (NEAC), noon; host Keuka College (NEAC), 6 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 2 – host Penn State Abington (NEAC), 10 a.m.; host King’s College, 2 p.m.
End of regular season

Men’s cross-country
Saturday, Oct. 12 – at DeSales Invitational, 6th in a 16-team field
Saturday, Oct. 19 – at Gettysburg College Invitational, 10:30 a.m.
Saturday, Nov. 2 – NEAC Championships at SUNY Cobleskill, 11 a.m.
Saturday, Nov. 16 – NCAA Division III Mideast Regional Championships at Bethlehem, TBA
End of season

Women’s cross-country
Saturday, Oct. 12 – at DeSales Invitational, did not compete
Saturday, Oct. 19 – at Gettysburg College Invitational, 10:30 a.m.
Saturday, Nov. 2 – NEAC Championships at SUNY Cobleskill, 11 a.m.
Saturday, Nov. 16 – NCAA Division III Mideast Regional Championships at Bethlehem, TBA
End of season

Golf
Tuesday, Oct. 8 – at Gettysburg College Fall Invitational, Hanover CC, 5th among 13 teams
Monday, Oct. 21 – at Lebanon Valley College Invitational, noon
End of season

Men’s tennis
Overall record: 1-3
Friday, Oct. 11 – vs. Lycoming College at Brandon Park, L, 6-3
Sunday, Oct. 20 – at King’s College, 10 a.m.
End of season

Women’s tennis
Overall record: 1-3
Monday, Oct. 7 – vs. Lycoming College at Brandon Park, L, 8-1
Sunday, Oct. 20 – at King’s College, 10 a.m.
End of season

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