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Tennis Team Wins Season-Opening Match Under New Coach

Vol. 7, No. 5 Recent Results/Upcoming GamesBaseball Overall record: 5-3Monday, Sept. 8 host Lehigh Carbon Community College at Bowman Field, L, 3-2; W, 11-0 Saturday, Sept. 13 at Penn State York (2), ppd., makeup date TBD Tuesday, Sept. 16 at Luzerne County Community College (2), 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20 at Penn State Hazleton (2), noon Sunday, Sept. 21 host Penn State Scranton (2), noonCross-Country Men’s overall record: 11-4 PSUAC record: 3-0 Women’s overall record: 3-0 PSUAC record: 3-0Saturday, Sept. 13 at Johnson College Invitational, men Penn College first among four teams; women Penn College first among four teams Saturday, Sept. 20 at Penn State Scranton Invitational, 1 p.m.Golf Overall record: 6-0Wednesday, Sept. 10 Penn College Invitational at White Deer Golf Complex, finished first in a four-team field Monday, Sept. 15 at Penn State Mont Alto Invitational, 11 a.m.Men’s Soccer Overall record: 4-0 PSUAC record: 3-0Monday, Sept. 8 host Penn State Scranton, W, 2-0 Wednesday, Sept. 10 at Pitt-Bradford, W, 3-1 Saturday, Sept. 20 host Penn State Brandywine, 1 p.m.

Women’s Soccer Overall record: 3-0Tuesday, Sept. 9 at Elmira (N.Y.) College Jayvees, W, 5-0 Sunday, Sept. 14 host Columbia Union College, W, 4-0 Wednesday, Sept. 17 host College Misericordia Jayvees, 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 22 at Lycoming College, 4 p.m.Team Tennis Overall record: 2-0 PSUAC record: 2-0Wednesday, Sept. 10 – at Penn State Hazleton, W, 7-2 Saturday, Sept. 13 host Penn State Abington, W, 5-4 Tuesday, Sept. 16 at Penn State Mont Alto, 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20 host Penn State Brandywine, 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 22 host Penn State York, 3 p.m.Women’s Volleyball Overall record: 2-2 PSUAC record: 1-1Tuesday, Sept. 9 at Penn State Schuylkill, L, 25-19, 25-21, 18-25, 15-25, 8-15 Thursday, Sept. 11 at Penn State Scranton, W, 25-11, 25-3, 25-7 Tuesday, Sept. 16 at Penn State Hazleton Tournament, 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18 host Valley Forge Christian Academy, 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 22 host Penn State Scranton, 7 p.m. ‘Cat TalesBaseballIn a doubleheader split against Lehigh Carbon Community College, the Wildcats left 12 men on base in the opener and lost. They rebounded with a shutout win in the nightcap. In the second game, Devon Liquori (Hawley) drove in two runs on a ground-rule double when the ball bounced off the warning track in deep left-center field and went over the high Bowman Field fence.Cross-CountrySophomore Mark Cordeiro (Canton) finished first in 27 minutes, 47 seconds to lead the Penn College men in the Johnson College Invitational. Wildcat runners also took four of the next five places with Jeff Faherty (High Point, N.J.) second in 29:11; Tristan Mummert (Red Lion) third, Corvin Oberholtzer (Wellsboro) fourth and Seth Beckman (Linden) sixth. For the Penn College women, Holly Schuster, a freshman from Jersey Shore who recently came out for the squad, finished second overall in 20:46. Right behind was teammate Tamara Pavlov (Lewisburg) in 21:18.GolfPlaying on its home turf at the White Deer Golf Complex, Penn College put together its best team score in three years with a 301, according to coach Chet Schuman. The Wildcats finished first in a four-team field and extended their six-season win streak to 154-0. Leading the charge were tri-medalists Doug Wagner (Huntington Mills), T.C. Reynolds (Muncy) and Eric Schall (Jersey Shore), who each shot a 75. The remainder of the team also shot extremely well, Schuman said, with Craig Flint (Port Allegany) at 76, which was 15 strokes better than his previous round; Ben Turner (Muncy) at 77, Kyle Shoultes (Perkasie) at 79 and Len Nicholas (Abington) at 81. The Wildcats’ margin of victory was 33 strokes over Penn State New Kensington.Men’s SoccerSteven Lis (senior/Elliottsburg) and Steve Bullock (sophomore/Manheim) each scored goals as the Wildcats scored their third shutout win of the season and extended their two-season win streak to 19 matches. At Pitt-Bradford, the Wildcats allowed their first goal of the campaign, but they continued to roll in the win column, going to 4-0 on the season and 20-0 over two seasons. Scoring goals for Penn College were Bullock, Pat Kehoe (Oley) and Bill DeAngelo (Dallas). Morris Sayon (Upper Darby) had two assists.Women’s SoccerBridget Metzger (Montoursville) and Blair Smith (South Williamsport) each had a goal and an assist in a shutout win over the Elmira (N.Y.) College jayvee team. The Penn College defense didn’t allow any Elmira shots on goal. In recording their third shutout of the season and upping their record to 3-0, the Wildcats blanked Columbia Union with goals from Smith, Hannah McCracken (Williamsport), Erin Oberlin (New Berlin) and Kim Daley (Springfield). Daley and McCracken also added assists.Team TennisErica Logan (Montoursville), Rachel Emmons (Washington, N.J), Shane Burridge (Ephrata) and Austin Moran (Mount Joy) all won their singles and doubles matches to propel Penn College in its season opener at Penn State Hazleton as a new era began under first-year coach Aimee Plastow. Burridge and Moran were instrumental in a Penn College victory over Penn State Abington as each won his singles match and together they came from behind in doubles for another team point. Also adding points by winning their singles matches were Robert Kemrer (Milton) and Logan. According to information supplied by coach Plastow, it is believed that the win was the first ever by the Wildcats over Penn State Abington.Women’s Volleyball Penn College led two sets to none before losing momentum and falling to Penn State Schuylkill in the Wildcats’ Penn State University Athletic Conference opener. Lyndsey Smith (Mechanicsburg) led the Wildcats with eight aces on 21 of 23 serves, 22 assists and 16 digs. Karlee Shubert (Hanover) was the lead attacker with 12 kills, followed by Alyssa Covas (Pottsville) with eight. Covas also added a 14 of 14 service record. Jennifer DeLosa (Bellefonte) also was a major contributor with five kills and 17 on 17 for serve-receive. The Lady Wildcats rebounded at Penn State Scranton, dominating the match 25-11, 25-3 and 25-7 to even their season record. (Complete rosters and season schedules are available on the college’s Athletics Web site ).

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