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‘Wildcat Weekly’ Previews Upcoming Events, Recaps Results


Members of the Wildcat women's volleyball team (with coach Bambi Hawkins at left) gather around Penn State's Nittany Lion statue during this past weekend's CCAC tournament at University Park. Accompanying the team were students Cody Umberger (Engineering) and Kyle Flook (Business Management), whose help included keeping statistics and working as line judges. The team went 8-0 in tournament play. Vol. 4, No. 5

Recent Results/Upcoming Games(Through Sunday, Sept. 12)

Baseball Overall record: 1-5

Wednesday, Sept. 8 at Lehigh Carbon Community College, ppd. to Sept. 28 Tuesday, Sept. 14 host Penn State-Abington, 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18 at Penn State-Hazleton, noon Sunday, Sept. 19 host Northampton County Community College, noon Wednesday, Sept. 22 at Penn State Wilkes-Barre, 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25 host Penn State-Delaware, 1 p.m.

Men’s Soccer Overall record: 2-1 CCAC record: 2-0

Wednesday, Sept. 8 host Penn State-Schuylkill, W, 10-0 Saturday, Sept. 11 host Penn State Wilkes-Barre, W, 9-2 Tuesday, Sept. 14 host Lehigh Carbon Community College, 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 16 at Community College of Philadelphia, 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18 host Penn State-Abington, 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21 at Northampton County Community College, 4 p.m. T hursday, Sept. 23 at Penn State-Scranton, 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25 host Penn State-Mont Alto, 1 p.m.

Women’s SoccerOverall record: 0-1

Friday, Sept. 10 at College Misericordia, L, 8-0 Wednesday, Sept. 15 at Manor College, 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18 host Penn State-Abington, 3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22 host Luzerne County Community College, 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 27 at Luzerne County Community College, 4 p.m.

Golf Friday, Sept. 10 at Wilkes-Barre, ppd. Thursday, Sept. 16 at Green Pond, noon Saturday, Sept. 18 at Carlisle Barracks, 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24 host invitational at White Deer, 11 a.m.

Cross Country Men’s overall record: 4-4 Men’s EPCC record: 4-0 Men’s CCAC record: 3-0 Women’s Overall/EPCC record: 1-0

Saturday, Sept. 11 at Penn State Wilkes-Barre Invitational, both men and women’s teams finished first Saturday, Sept. 18 at Baptist Bible Invitational (Clarks Summit), 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22 at Luzerne Community College Invitational, 4 p.m.

Women’s Volleyball Overall/CCAC record: 8-1

Wednesday, Sept. 8 at Penn State-Fayette, L, 3-1 Saturday-Sunday, Sept. 11-12 Interdivision tournament at University Park, W, 8-0 Tuesday, Sept. 14 host Penn State-DuBois, 7 p.m Friday, Sept. 17 host Penn State-Beaver, 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 20 host Penn State-New Kensington, 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23 at Penn State-DuBois, 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 26 host Penn State-McKeesport, 2 p.m.

Team Tennis Overall/CCAC record: 0-1

Saturday, Sept. 11 host Penn State-York, L, 5-4 Wednesday, Sept. 15 at Penn State-Mont Alto, 3 p.m. Monday, Sept. 20 at Penn State-Abington, 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23 host Penn State-Schuylkill, 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25 host Penn State-Delaware, noon

‘Cat Tales Men’s Soccer Competing in its first Commonwealth Campus Athletic Conference match ever, the Wildcats rolled over Penn State-Schuylkill. Jordan Myers (York) scored four goals and added an assist to spark the offense while Ryan Swartz (Muhlenberg) made saves on the only two PS-Schuylkill shots on goal.

In a late-week romp over Penn State Wilkes-Barre, Penn College continued to roll, getting two goals and an assist from Myers, a pair of goals from Lathan Gross (Northeastern) and a goal and two assists from Mike Angell (Central York). Myers leads the Wildcats with six goals and two assists.

Women’s Volleyball First-match jitters took their toll on the Lady Wildcats in their season-opening CCAC loss against Penn State-Fayette. Penn College dropped the first game 30-17, but recovered for a 30-9 win in the second before losing the third and fourth games by scores of 31-29 and 30-26, respectively. Standouts for the Lady Wildcats were Maria McNett (Canton), who was 29 of 29 on her serves with seven aces; Janell Thompson (Northern Potter) with 17 kills on 39 of 44 hits, and Amber Geckle (Indian Valley), with only one setting error in 56 sets and 16 assists.

In a weekend tournament at University Park, Penn College rebounded nicely, taking all eight matches. Wildcat coach Bambi Hawkins credited solid play by setters Geckle and Melani Grady (Youngsville). Penn State-DuBois, whom Penn College entertains at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Bardo Gym on Third Street, also went 8-0 during the tournament.

Cross Country Tom Lambert, a freshman from Bangor, finished first in 28:38 while leading the Penn College men’s team to victory at the Penn State Wilkes-Barre Invitational. Also among the top five for the Wildcat men were Dan Arminavage(Annville-Cleona), fourth, and Justin Alberts (Greenwood), fifth.

The Penn College women bunched well, finishing sixth, seventh, eighth and ninth to win their portion of the event. Jennie Mull, a freshman from Huntingdon, led the way in 24:55.

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