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Two Penn College Teams Hit Win Column

Pennsylvania College of Technology tasted victory last week in women’s soccer and men’s tennis action.

FLASHBACK
Golf
Penn College opened its season finishing third (328) on Wednesday at the Keuka College Invitational. SUNY Delhi topped the 11-team field with a 315. Individually for the Wildcats, freshman Eli Dyer, of Wallingford, Connecticut, placed fourth with a 79 while Ned Baumbach, of Elizabethtown, and Mike Lautensack, of Berwyn, each carded 82 to tie for seventh. Also for Penn College, Dan Pivirotto, of State College, shot an 85 and Ben Fails, of Hummelstown, a 94.

Men’s/Women’s Cross-Country
In a first for Penn College since joining the North Eastern Athletic Conference in 2014, two Wildcats were honored as conference Runners of the Week after Josh Velez, of Lewistown, and Sidney Trunzo, of Williamsport, won their respective men’s and women’s races a week ago at the Morrisville State College Invitational.

Men’s Soccer
Last Monday at Pitt-Greensburg, Penn College lost, 1-0. The home team led in shots on goal, 6-4, while Penn College led in corner kicks, 10-4.

On Sunday at home with Westminster College, the Wildcats lost, 4-0, to drop to 1-5 overall. Westminster led in shots, 12-9 (10-5 on goal). Penn College led in corner kicks, 9-2.

In NEAC action this week: Host SUNY Poly (1-4 overall through Sunday), 1 p.m. Saturday.

Last meeting vs. SUNY Poly: Lost 5-0 on Oct. 16.

Statistically speaking: Wildcats goalie Malcolm Kane, of Ardsley, and Hunter Gosnell, of Westminster, Maryland, are tied for sixth in the NEAC with a .750 save percentage while Chris McFarland, of Coatesville, is tied for first with 20 shots and third with two assists.

Women’s Soccer
Hosting crosstown rival Lycoming College on Wednesday in the eighth annual Battle for the Lumber trophy, the Wildcats scored a 3-0 win as freshman Dominique Brown, of Benton, tallied all three goals. Penn College led in shots, 20-13 (10-8 on goal), and in corner kicks, 10-9. Lycoming leads the series 5-2-1 as the Wildcats snapped a three-year loss streak against the Warriors.

At Wilkes University on Saturday, Penn College lost, 3-0. Unbeaten Wilkes (4-0-1) dominated in shots, 23-1 (14-0 on goal), and in corner kicks, 5-0.

Getting goals from four players, the Wildcats turned back Penn State Altoona, 4-2, on Sunday to go to 2-2-1 overall. Penn College led in shots, 21-9 (13-3 on goal), and in corner kicks, 13-0. Francesca Timpone, of Smithtown, New York, assisted on two of the Penn College goals.

In NEAC action this week: Host SUNY Poly (2-1 overall through Sunday), 3 p.m. Saturday.

Last meeting vs. SUNY Poly: Lost 1-0 on Oct. 16.

Statistically speaking: Dominique Brown is tied for third in the NEAC with three goals while Timpone is third with three assists, goalie Millie Landry, of Lodi, California, tied for second with four goals allowed and goalie Taylor Gonzalez, of Lititz, fifth with six goals allowed.

Men’s Tennis
For the first time since April 3, 2015, Penn College blanked an opponent 9-0 when it beat Misericordia University last Monday. Winning both their singles and doubles matches for Penn College were Blake Whitmire, of Shickshinny; Nicholas Pascual, of Doylestown; Garrett Benner, of Selinsgrove; Joe Morrin, of Morrisville; Ethan Rosler, of Bloomsburg; and Andrew Francisco, of Bronx, New York.

On Saturday at Arcadia University, Penn College lost, 8-1, to fall to 1-2 overall. Will DeMarco, of Glen Mills, picked up the lone Penn College win at No. 6 singles.

Women’s Tennis
In their season opener at Misericordia University last Monday, the Wildcats lost, 9-0. Hosting Susquehanna University on Thursday, Penn College again lost, 9-0. On Saturday at Arcadia University, Penn College lost, 9-0, to drop to 0-3.

Women’s Volleyball
Hosting Penn State Abington on Wednesday in its only match of the week, Penn College lost, 1-3 (22-25, 25-23, 20-25, 14-25). Sophie Coldsmith, of Gettysburg, led the Wildcats with 28 digs and 18 assists.

In NEAC action this week: At Keuka College (2-8 overall, 1-1 North Division through Sunday) 7 p.m. Friday.

Last meeting vs. Keuka College: Lost 0-3 (18-25, 11-25, 21-25) last Sept. 23.

Statistically speaking: Coldsmith is seventh in the NEAC with 4.56 assists per set and 24th with 73 digs.

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

SCHEDULE/RECORDS/RESULTS
Men’s Soccer
Overall: 1-5
NEAC: 0-0
Monday, Sept. 11 – at Pitt-Greensburg, L, 1-0
Sunday, Sept. 17 – host Westminster College, L, 4-0
Tuesday, Sept. 19 – host Summit University, 7 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 23 – host SUNY Poly (NEAC), 1 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 27 – host Wells College (NEAC), 7 p.m.

Women’s Soccer
Overall: 2-2-1
NEAC: 0-0
Wednesday, Sept. 13 – host Lycoming College, W, 3-0
Saturday, Sept. 16 – at Wilkes University, L, 3-0
Sunday, Sept. 17 – host Penn State Altoona, W, 4-2
Wednesday, Sept. 20 – at Penn State Harrisburg, 4 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 23 – host SUNY Poly (NEAC), 3 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 26 – host Wells College (NEAC), 7 p.m.

Men’s Cross-Country
Saturday, Sept. 23 – at Lock Haven Invitational, 10:30 a.m.
Thursday, Sept. 28 – at Lancaster Bible College, 4 p.m.

Women’s Cross-Country
Saturday, Sept. 23 – at Lock Haven Invitational, 11:30 a.m.
Thursday, Sept. 28 – at Lancaster Bible College, 4 p.m.

Men’s Golf
Wednesday, Sept. 13 – at Keuka College Invitational, finished third in an 11-team field
Tuesday, Sept. 19 – at Elizabethtown College Invitational, noon
Thursday, Sept. 28 – at Penn State Hazleton, TBA

Men’s Tennis
Overall: 1-2
Monday, Sept. 11 – at Misericordia University, W, 9-0
Saturday, Sept. 16 – at Arcadia University, L, 8-1
Sunday, Sept. 24 – at King’s College, 10 a.m.
Saturday, Sept. 30 – at Wilkes University, 4 p.m.

Women’s Tennis
Overall: 0-3
Monday, Sept. 11 – at Misericordia University, L, 9-0
Thursday, Sept. 14 – host Susquehanna University, L, 9-0
Saturday, Sept. 16 – at Arcadia University, L, 9-0
Sunday, Sept. 17 – host Elmira College, 4 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 24 – at King’s College, 10 a.m.
Saturday, Sept. 30 – at Wilkes University, 4 p.m.

Women’s Volleyball
Overall: 1-4
NEAC: 0-1
Wednesday, Sept. 13 – host Penn State Abington (NEAC), L, 1-3 (22-25, 25-23, 20-25, 14-25)
Friday, Sept. 22 – at Keuka College (NEAC), 7 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 27 – at Penn State Harrisburg, 7 p.m.

For more on the North Eastern Athletic Association visit the conference website.

For more, visit the Wildcat Athletics website.

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