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Wildcat wrestlers post 2-1 week


Pennsylvania College of Technology wrestlers picked up the only wins of the week, going 2-1 at the York College quadrangular on Saturday. 

The Wildcats lost to York College, 40-9, and posted wins over Penn State Mont Alto, 40-12, and Southern Virginia University, 30-9, to go to 11-12 on the season. For Penn College, Dylan Gettys, of Etters, at 174 and 184, and Dylan Otis, of Wyalusing, at 285, both finished the day 3-0. 

Men’s basketball
At Gallaudet University on Monday, Penn College lost, 87-77. Spencer Bartron, of Camden, Delaware, paced the Wildcats with 28 points and Elijah Vazquez, of Woonsocket, Rhode Island, added 25 points.  

Trailing by six at halftime, Penn College pulled back to within one at 49-48 with 5:43 remaining only to fall, 64-53, at home with Penn State Abington on Wednesday. Ryan Lockman, of White Salmon, Washington, led Penn College with 14 points and 10 rebounds. Bartron came in with 13 points and Vazquez 11 points in the NEAC contest. 

Vazquez poured in a personal season-high 29 points while Carson Garvis, of Taneytown, Maryland, and Bartron added 14 and 13 points, respectively, but it wasn’t enough in an 87-79 NEAC loss at SUNY Poly on Saturday that dropped Penn College to 2-17 overall and 1-9 in the conference. 

In North Eastern Athletic Conference action this week: At Lancaster Bible College (11-7 overall, 7-0 NEAC through Sunday), 7:30 p.m. Wednesday; host SUNY Cobleskill (11-6 overall, 4-1 NEAC through Sunday), 3 p.m. Saturday.

Last meeting vs. Lancaster Bible College: Lost 68-52 on Jan. 9. 

Last meeting vs. SUNY Cobleskill: Lost 76-59 Jan. 27, 2018. 

NEAC South Division standings through Sunday: Lancaster Bible College 7-0, Penn State Abington 5-1, College of St. Elizabeth 4-2, Gallaudet University 2-5, Penn State Berks 2-5, Penn College 0-7. 

NEAC North Division standings through Sunday: Morrisville State College 6-0, SUNY Cobleskill 4-1, Cazenovia College 3-4, Keuka College 2-3, SUNY Poly 2-5, Wells College 1-5. 

Statistically speaking in the NEAC: Lockman is fourth, hitting 59.1 percent of his field goal shots; tied for fourth, averaging 1.3 blocks per game; and 14th in rebound average with 7.1 per game. Ben Sosa, of Loyalsock Township, is 11th, averaging 2.8 assists per game.  

Women’s basketball
On Monday in NEAC play at Gallaudet University, the Wildcats fell behind 59-22 at the half and lost, 98-52. Madison Klock, of Elysburg, led Penn College with 14 points.  

Hosting NEAC foe Penn State Abington on Wednesday, the visitors hit on 55 percent of their field goals (37 of 67) and 50 percent of their 3-point shots (9 of 18) to hand a 92-61 defeat to the Wildcats. Cassi Kuhns, of Loyalsock Township, and Gwendolyn Lavelle, of Pocono Summit, each scored 14 points for Penn College and Olivia Johnson, of Shavertown, scored 11. 

At SUNY Poly on Saturday, the home team jumped to a 24-6 lead after one quarter and Penn College lost, 62-52, to drop to 0-10 in the NEAC. Kuhns topped Penn College with 14 points, Klock scored 12 points and Kiara Fry, of Montgomery, added 10. 

Stepping out of the conference on Sunday, the Wildcats lost at home against Marywood University, 65-52, to fall to 1-18 overall. Klock finished with 11 points and Kaylah Brown, of Suffolk, Virginia, scored 10. 

In North Eastern Athletic Conference action this week: At Lancaster Bible College (4-15 overall, 1-6 NEAC through Sunday), 5:30 p.m. Wednesday; host SUNY Cobleskill (10-7 overall, 2-3 NEAC through Sunday), 1 p.m. Saturday.

Last meeting vs. Lancaster Bible College: Lost 79-53 on Jan. 9. 

Last meeting vs. SUNY Cobleskill: Lost 62-52 on Jan. 27, 2018. 

NEAC South Division standings through Sunday: Gallaudet University 6-1, Penn State Abington 5-1, College of St. Elizabeth 5-1, Penn State Berks 3-4, Lancaster Bible College 1-6, Penn College 0-7. 

NEAC North Division standings through Sunday: Keuka College 5-0, SUNY Poly 6-1, Morrisville State College 3-3, SUNY Cobleskill 2-3, Cazenovia College 2-5, Wells College 0-6. 

Statistically speaking in the NEAC: Klock is tied for fifth, averaging 2.6 steals per game, and is ninth, averaging 3.6 assists per game. Kuhns is tied for 10th, averaging 0.8 blocks per game; and 14th with 110 rebounds. Wolfe is 12th with an average of 6.9 rebounds per game. 

SCHEDULE/RECORDS/RESULTS 
Men’s basketball 
Overall: 2-17 
NEAC: 1-9
Monday, Jan. 21 – at Gallaudet University (NEAC), L, 87-77
Wednesday, Jan. 23 – host Penn State Abington (NEAC), L, 64-53
Saturday, Jan. 26 – at SUNY Poly (NEAC), L, 87-79
Wednesday, Jan. 30 – at Lancaster Bible College (NEAC), 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 2 – host SUNY Cobleskill (NEAC), 3 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 9 – at Morrisville State College (NEAC), 3 p.m.
Sunday, Feb. 10 – at Cazenovia College (NEAC), 2 p.m.
Wednesday, Feb. 13 – at Penn State Berks (NEAC), 8 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 16 – host Gallaudet University (NEAC), 3 p.m.
(End of regular season) 

Women’s basketball 
Overall: 1-18 
NEAC: 0-10
Monday, Jan. 21 – at Gallaudet University (NEAC), L, 98-52
Wednesday, Jan. 23 – host Penn State Abington (NEAC), L, 92-61
Saturday, Jan. 26 – at SUNY Poly (NEAC), L, 62-52
Sunday, Jan. 27 – host Marywood University, L, 65-52
Wednesday, Jan. 30 – at Lancaster Bible College (NEAC), 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 2 – host SUNY Cobleskill (NEAC), 1 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 9 – at Morrisville State College (NEAC), 1 p.m.
Sunday, Feb. 10 – at Cazenovia College (NEAC), noon
Wednesday, Feb. 13 – at Penn State Berks (NEAC), 6 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 16 – host Gallaudet University (NEAC), 1 p.m.
(End of regular season) 

Wrestling 
Overall: 11-12
Saturday, Jan. 26 – at York College quadrangular vs. York College, L, 40-9; vs. PSU Mont Alto, W, 40-12; vs. Southern Virginia University, W, 31-9
Friday, Feb. 1 – at Wilkes University, 7 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 9 – at Brockport Dual NY State Qualifying, 2:30 p.m.
Sunday, Feb. 10 – at RIT Duals, 11 a.m.
Friday-Saturday, Feb. 22-23 – NCAA Division III Southeast Regional (20 teams) at Lycoming College, TBA
Friday-Saturday, March 8-9 – NCAA Division III Championships at Roanoke, Va. 

For more about NEAC, visit the conference website.

For more information, visit the Wildcat Athletics website.

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