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Vol. 6, No. 34

Schedule/Results/Records (Through Sunday, April 8)

ArcherySaturday-Sunday, April 21-22 at ACCC Challenge, Mays Landing, N.J.

Men’s Volleyball Overall record: 14-4

Wednesday, April 18 host Harrisburg Area Community College and Lehigh Carbon at Bardo Gym, 6 p.m. (Season ends)

Baseball Overall record: 18-8 PSUAC record: 13-2

Tuesday, April 3 host Penn State Wilkes-Barre at Bowman Field, W, 11-2; W, 15-0 Friday, April 6 host Penn State Fayette at Bowman Field, W, 10-0; W, 12-2 Saturday, April 7 host Penn State Beaver at Bowman Field, ppd. Monday, April 9 at Penn State Hazleton (2), 2 p.m. Thursday, April 12 host Northampton County Community College at Bowman Field (2), 2 p.m. Saturday, April 14 host Penn State Hazleton at Bowman Field (2), 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 17 host Penn State Scranton at Bowman Field (2), 2 p.m.

Softball Overall record: 7-3 PSUAC record: 7-1

Tuesday, April 3 at Penn State Schuylkill, W, 6-3; W, 11-10 (9 innings) Friday, April 6 host Penn State Fayette at Elm Park, W, 18-4; W, 11-1 Saturday, April 7 host Penn State Beaver at Elm Park, L, 6-5; W, 12-8 Monday, April 9 at Penn State Hazleton (2), 2 p.m. Saturday, April 14 host Penn State Hazleton at Elm Park (2), 1 p.m. Sunday, April 15 at Penn State Mont Alto (2), 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 17 host Penn State Scranton at Elm Park (2), 2 p.m.

‘Cat Tales Baseball In the first game of a sweep of Penn State Wilkes-Barre, Phil Woodring (Waynesboro) went 3-for-5 at the plate with two runs scored, James Craft (York) went 3-for-4 with three runs batted in and James Woodring (Waynesboro) went 2-for-4 with two RBI. Mike McCloskey (Springfield) went five innings on the mound for the win. In the second game, Mike Leone (Philadelphia) went 2-for-2 with three RBI, Alex Eastman (Meshoppen) 2-for-3 with two runs scored and Phil Woodring drove in three runs to back the four-inning shutout pitching of Justin Trefsger.

Mark Shaffer (Hanover) tossed a four-hit shutout, striking out six, in the first game against Penn State Fayette. Phil Woodring went 4-for-4 at the plate with three doubles. In the second game against Fayette, Devon Liquori (Hawley) went 3-for-4 with a double, triple and five runs batted in while Cody Lytle (Watsontown) went 3-for-3 with three doubles and two RBI. Will Moser (Scranton) went five innings on the mound and improved to 2-0 on the season.

Women’s Softball Michelle McNett (Canton) went 5-for-8 at the plate in a twin bill sweep at Penn State Schuylkill. Melissa Berrier (Mifflin) went 3-for-4 in the second game.

Against Penn State Fayette, multiple hitters for Penn College included Lisa Miller (Cogan Station), Lauren Fuller (South Williamsport), Berrier, McNett and Renee Craig (Millville), who all went 2-for-3 in a pair of 5-inning wins.

In the first game against Penn State Beaver, the Wildcats’ six-game win streak was snapped. Jasmine Elmore (Dover) paced the offense by going 3-for-4 while Marley Sampsell (Julian) went 2-for-3. Penn College got back on the winning track in the second game with Berrier going 3-for-4 and Chelsea Lyons (Howard) 2-for-3.

ArcheryPenn College placed second overall during its first outdoor competition of the season at the James Madison University Invitational March 31-April 1 in Harrisonburg, Va. Michelle Wright (Kendall, N.Y.) was third and Lindsey Fackler (Halifax) fourth in women’s compound, where the Lady Wildcats finished second as a team. Jason Kornbau (Felton) placed fourth in men’s recurve, where Penn College also finished second as a team, while Jarrod Chandler (Gillett) was fourth in men’s compound and the Wildcats finished third as a team.

“All three teams shot very well. The men’s and women’s compound teams only lost by a few points. The recurve team worked great together and put (together) the best score they ever shot as a team,” Penn College coach Chad Karstetter said.

“As a team, they met my expectations for the weekend. Now, we will get ready for the Eastern Regional with the help of some good weather,” the coach added.

( Complete rosters and season schedules are available on the college’s Athletics Web site .)

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