Wildcat Soccer Teams Shine in NEAC

Pennsylvania College of Technology men’s and women’s soccer teams each posted North Eastern Athletic Conference victories last week and both remained among the leaders.

FLASHBACK

Shadows follow the Wildcats' Francesca Timpone under the lights at the Balls Mills soccer complex, where Wednesday's game was moved due to soggy field conditions on main campus.

Women’s Soccer
Squaring off Wednesday at home against Penn State Harrisburg, a nonconference foe this year that will become a member of the NEAC next season, Penn College suffered its first loss of the season, 2-0. Harrisburg led in shots, 20-8 (12-4 on goal), and in corner kicks, 6-1.

Returning to NEAC play at home on Saturday against College of St. Elizabeth, the Wildcats rolled to an 11-0 win as they improved to 5-1 overall and 3-0 in the conference. Tiffany Brown, of Mechanicsburg, scored three times for Penn College and Kaelan Cronan, of Leesport, tallied twice and assisted on two other goals. Erica Gallagher, of Wyoming, also had two assists. The Wildcats dominated in shots, 28-2 (19-1 on goal), and led in corner kicks, 8-3.

In North Eastern Athletic Conference action this weekHost SUNY Cobleskill (4-4 overall, 1-2 NEAC through Sunday) 1 p.m. Saturday; host SUNY Poly (1-4-1 overall, 1-2 NEAC through Sunday) noon Sunday.

Last meeting vs. SUNY Cobleskill: Won 8-0 on Oct. 28.

Last meeting vs. SUNY Poly: Won 4-3 shootout on Nov. 4.

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

Men’s Soccer
Hosting College of St. Elizabeth on Saturday, Penn College got two goals each from Colton Wartman, of Ellicott City, Maryland, and Vance Gradwell, of Bernville, in a 7-1 win as it improved to 2-1 in the NEAC and 2-4 overall. Gradwell and Wartman also each assisted on other Penn College goals. The Wildcats led in shots, 19-4 (12-3 on goal), and corner kicks, 6-1.

In North Eastern Athletic Conference action this weekHost SUNY Cobleskill (3-6 overall, 1-1 NEAC through Sunday) 3 p.m. Saturday; host SUNY Poly (2-1-3 overall, 1-1 NEAC through Sunday) 2 p.m. Sunday.

Last meeting vs. SUNY Cobleskill: Won 5-1 on Oct. 28.

Last meeting vs. SUNY Poly: Won 1-0 on Sept. 23, 2017.

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

Golf
Competing Tuesday in the Elizabethtown Invitational at Hershey Country Club East, the Wildcats finished eighth among 18 teams with a 320. Gettysburg took team honors with a 292. Individually for Penn College, Ned Baumbach, of Elizabethtown, and Tyler Marks, of Beachwood, New Jersey, led the way with 79s, tying for 32nd  in a 90-player field. Gettysburg’s Dane Sethre-Hofstad medaled with a 68.

Women’s Volleyball
In a NEAC triangular on Saturday at Cazenovia College, Penn College lost 1-3 (25-27, 11-25, 25-20, 7-25) to the home team and 0-3 (3-25, 7-25, 8-25) to Morrisville State College to drop to 0-9 overall and 0-4 in the conference. Against Cazenovia, Hannah Burnett, of Middlebury Center, had 20 assists. Against Morrisville State, Michayla Roberts, of Newville, had 13 digs.

In North Eastern Athletic Conference action this weekHost College of St. Elizabeth (4-8 overall, 1-3 NEAC through Sunday), noon Saturday.

Last meeting vs. College of St. Elizabeth: Lost 3-0 on Oct. 14.

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

SCHEDULE/RECORDS/RESULTS
Men’s Soccer
Overall: 2-4
NEAC: 2-1

Saturday, Sept. 22 – host College of St. Elizabeth (NEAC), W, 7-1
Tuesday, Sept. 25 – at Clarks Summit University, 4 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 29 – host SUNY Cobleskill (NEAC), 3 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 30 – host SUNY Poly (NEAC), 2 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 2 – host King’s College, 7 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 6 – host Cazenovia College (NEAC), 3 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 10 – host Juniata College, 7 p.m.

Women’s Soccer
Overall: 5-1
NEAC: 3-0
Wednesday, Sept. 19 – host Penn State Harrisburg, L, 2-0
Saturday, Sept. 22 – host College of St. Elizabeth (NEAC), W, 11-0
Wednesday, Sept. 26 – at Clarks Summit University, 4 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 29 – host SUNY Cobleskill (NEAC), 1 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 30 – host SUNY Poly (NEAC), noon
Wednesday, Oct. 3 – at Susquehanna University, 4 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 6 – host Cazenovia College (NEAC), 1 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 10 – at Lancaster Bible College (NEAC), 6 p.m.

Men’s Cross-Country
Saturday, Sept. 29 – 38th  annual Mike Woods Invitational at SUNY Geneseo, 11 a.m.
Saturday, Oct. 13 – at Gettysburg College Invitational, 10:30 a.m.
Friday, Oct. 19 – at Lebanon Valley College Last Chance Run Fast Invitational, 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 27 – NEAC Championship at Lancaster
Saturday, Nov. 10 – NCAA Division III Mideast Regional Championships at Center Valley, TBA
(End of season)

Women’s Cross-Country
Saturday, Sept. 29 – 38th annual Mike Woods Invitational at SUNY Geneseo, 11 a.m.
Saturday, Oct. 13 – at Gettysburg College Invitational, 10:30 a.m.
Friday, Oct. 19 – at Lebanon Valley College Last Chance Run Fast Invitational, 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 27 – NEAC Championship at Lancaster
Saturday, Nov. 10 – NCAA Division III Mideast Regional Championships at Center Valley, TBA
(End of season)

Women’s Volleyball
Overall: 0-9
NEAC: 0-4
Saturday, Sept. 22 – vs. Morrisville State College (NEAC) at Cazenovia College, L, 0-3 (3-25, 7-25, 8-25)
Saturday, Sept. 22 – at Cazenovia College (NEAC), L, 1-3 (25-27, 11-25, 25-20, 7-25)
Thursday, Sept. 27 – vs. Misericordia University at Marywood University, 6 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 27 – at Marywood University, 8 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 29 – host College of St. Elizabeth (NEAC), noon
Saturday, Sept. 29 – host Cheyney University, 4 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 6 – host SUNY Cobleskill (NEAC), 11 a.m.
Saturday, Oct. 6 – host SUNY Poly (NEAC), 5 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 9 – at Elmira College, 6 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 13 – at Gallaudet University (NEAC), 3 p.m.

Golf
Tuesday, Sept. 18 – at Elizabethtown Invitational, finished eighth in an 18-team field
Monday, Sept. 24 – vs. Lycoming College at Williamsport Country Club, noon
Monday, Oct. 1 – at Penn State Hazleton Invitational, 11 a.m.
Saturday, Oct. 20 – NEAC Fall Preview at Penn State Berks, 10 a.m.
Monday, Oct. 22 – at Lebanon Valley College, noon
(End of fall season)

Men’s Tennis
Overall: 0-1
Tuesday, Oct. 2 – at Lycoming College, 4 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 7 – host King’s College, 2 p.m.
(End of fall season)

Women’s Tennis
Overall: 0-0
Thursday, Oct. 4 – at Lycoming College, 4 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 7 – host King’s College, 2 p.m.
(End of fall season)

For more about NEAC, visit the conference website.

For more information, visit the Wildcat Athletics website.

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