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Women’s Soccer Team Has 2-1 Week for Penn College

With two wins against one loss, the women’s soccer team again led Pennsylvania College of Technology fall sports teams last week, and it stayed unbeaten in North Eastern Athletic Conference matches.

Women’s Soccer
On Monday, Hailee Hartman was named the NEAC Player of the Week and, on Tuesday, was honored as the Division III Women’s Player of the Week by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America. It marks the first time that a Penn College women’s player has received either honor. The junior forward helped lead the Wildcats to a pair of conference wins after scoring five goals on a .909 shots-on-goal percentage while adding an assist during the period of Sept. 19-25.

Facing crosstown rival Lycoming College in the Battle for the Lumber on Wednesday, Penn College fell, 2-1. Hartman scored the lone Wildcats’ goal at 59:47. Lycoming led in shots, 15-9 (8-7 on goal), and in corner kicks, 2-1.

Despite less-than-ideal wet weather conditions, Penn College kept the pressure on at home against Cazenovia College on Saturday and scored a 2-0 NEAC win. Hartman scored at 22:57 to put the Wildcats on the board and Jane Herman, of Greencastle, added a second goal on a penalty kick at 26:23 to end the scoring. Penn College led in shots, 16-6 (12-2 on goal), and in corner kicks 4-0.

Closing out the week at home on Sunday, the Wildcats blanked Morrisville State, 4-0, to go to 7-4-1 overall and 6-0 in the NEAC. Tiffany Brown, of Mechanicsburg, opened the scoring with a goal at 6:23 and ended it with another at 55:44. Also scoring for Penn College were Hartman, at 16:04, and Morgan Brooks, of Bellefonte, at 27:30. Alexis Trkula, of Leechburg, had two assists on the day. Penn College outshot Morrisville, 14-6 (8-5 on goal), and led 7-4 in corner kicks.

NEAC action this week: at Wells College (7-3 overall, 4-2 NEAC through Sunday), noon Saturday; host Keuka College (6-3, 5-1), noon Sunday.

Last meeting vs. Wells College: Last Oct. 11, Hanna Williams scored two goals as Penn College posted a 3-1 win.

Last meeting vs. Keuka College: Last Oct. 10, Penn College led in shots, 21-7 (7-3 on goal) and in corner kicks, 8-4, but lost, 2-1. Hartman scored the lone Wildcats goal at 66:31.

Statistically speaking through Sunday: Hartman is tied for second in the NEAC with 11 goals and third with 24 points. Goalie Colleen Bowes, of Wayne, is third in the conference in save percentage (.796) and third in goals against average (1.00).

NEAC standings through Sunday: Penn College 6-0, Penn State Berks 6-0, Penn State Abington 6-2, Keuka College 5-1, Lancaster Bible 5-1, SUNY Poly 5-3, Wells College 4-2, Bryn Athyn 4-4, Wilson College 2-5, Cazenovia 1-5, Morrisville State 1-5, Gallaudet University 1-6, St. Elizabeth 0-4, SUNY Cobleskill 0-8.

Men’s Soccer
In nonconference home action on Tuesday against King’s College, Penn College lost, 1-0, as King’s led in shots, 24-7 (8-2 on goal), and in corner kicks, 10-1.

Saturday’s scheduled home NEAC match against Cazenovia College was postponed due to rain and has been rescheduled for 5 p.m. Tuesday.

On Sunday at home against Morrisville State, Penn College fell, 3-1, to drop to 2-8 overall and 1-4 in the conference. Austin Dowrick, of Olney, Maryland, scored the lone Wildcat goal at 40:21 as Penn College was outshot, 32-4 (14-2 on goal), and Morrisville led in corner kicks, 7-0.

NEAC action this week: host Cazenovia College (1-7 overall, 0-5 NEAC through Sunday), 5 p.m., Wednesday; at Wells College (6-2-2, 4-1-1), 2 p.m., Saturday; host Keuka College (4-2-3, 2-1-3), 2 p.m., Sunday.

Last meeting vs. Cazenovia College: Last Oct. 4, Penn College lost, 4-0, as it was outshot 28-7 (10-4 on goal).

Last meeting vs. Wells College: Last Oct. 8, Penn College lost, 1-0, as Wells led in shots, 19-6 (6-2 on goal), and corner kicks, 7-2.

Last meeting vs. Keuka College: Last Oct. 10, Keuka dominated in shots, 27-3 (9-2 on goal), and in corner kicks, 11-1, en route to a 1-0 win.

Statistically speaking through Sunday: Keeper Malcolm Kane, of Ardsley, is fifth in the NEAC in saves with 48 and third in save percentage at .800.

NEAC standings through Sunday: Penn State Abington 6-0, Morrisville State 5-0, Wilson College 3-1-1, Wells College 2-1-1, SUNY Cobleskill 3-2-1, Penn State Berks 3-2, Gallaudet University 2-1-1, Keuka College 1-1-2, Lancaster Bible 2-3, Bryn Athyn 2-4, SUNY Poly 2-4, Penn College 1-3, St. Elizabeth 0-3, Cazenovia 0-5.

Women’s Volleyball
At the Penn State Berks quadrangular on Saturday, the Wildcats fell to SUNY Poly, 3-1 (12-25, 13-25, 26-24, 15-25), and Morrisville State, 3-0 (25-13, 25-12, 25-15), then rebounded Sunday with a 3-0 (26-24, 25-17, 25-18) win over SUNY Cobleskill to go to 4-12 on the season and 2-4 in the conference. Against Poly, Lauren Slater, of Littlestown, had 21 assists; against Morrisville State, Sophie Coldsmith, of Gettysburg, had 10 digs; and against Cobleskill, Slater had 15 assists and Jordyn Smeltzer, of Manchester, had 17 digs.

NEAC action this week: at Lancaster Bible (6-11 overall, 3-3 in the NEAC through Sunday), 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Last meeting vs. Lancaster Bible: Last Oct. 17, Penn College lost, 3-0. Felicia Webber had 12 kills and 13 digs for the Wildcats and Sophie Coldsmith had 16 assists.

Statistically speaking through Sunday: Keri Fargus, of Lock Haven, is fourth in the NEAC in blocks per set (0.78) and Slater is 10th in assists per set (5.15).

NEAC standings through Sunday: SUNY Poly 8-1, Gallaudet University 6-1, Wells College 5-1, Morrisville State 8-2, Keuka College 5-2, Penn State Berks 4-2, Penn State Abington 6-4, Lancaster Bible 3-3, Bryn Athyn 3-6, St. Elizabeth 3-6, Penn College 2-4, SUNY Cobleskill 1-8, Wilson College 0-7, Cazenovia College 0-7.

Cross-Country
On Friday at Bryn Athyn, the Penn College women ended fourth in a four-team field. Annikea Miller, of Lancaster, finished 16th among 27 runners in 29:34.2.

At Lancaster Bible College on a wet Saturday, the Penn College women finished eighth in a nine-team field while the men did not have enough to compete as a team. For the Penn College women, Miller ended 25th over the 6K course in 30:32 and freshman Tiffany Griffie, of Carlisle, was 44th in 34:39. For the Wildcat men, Josh Velez, of Lewistown, finished second among 81 runners in 28:21 over an 8K course.

Golf
Thursday’s scheduled match at Susquehanna University was canceled.

Men’s Tennis
Saturday’s scheduled match at Susquehanna University was postponed due to rain and will be rescheduled in the spring. The team ended its fall season 0-4.

Women’s Tennis
Saturday’s scheduled match at Susquehanna University was postponed due to rain and will be rescheduled in the spring.

Women’s Basketball
Penn College will hold its first prospect day from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Oct. 9 in Bardo Gymnasium. The schedule: 8:30-9 a.m., registration; 9 a.m.-noon. basketball drills/games; noon-1 p.m., lunch. 1-2 p.m.; general tour of campus, 2-2:30 p.m., wrapup. Register online or, for more information, contact coach Lauren Healy by email or by calling 1-610-781-9460.

SCHEDULES/RECORDS/RESULTS
Men’s/Women’s Cross-Country
Friday, Sept. 30 – at Bryn Athyn, women fourth in a four-team field
Saturday, Oct. 1 – at Lancaster Bible Invitational, men did not compete as a team; women eighth in a nine-team field
Saturday, Oct. 15 – at Gettysburg College Invitational, 10:30 a.m.
Thursday, Oct. 20 – women at Immaculata Invitational, 4 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 29 – at NEAC Championship, Lancaster, 10 a.m.
(end of season)

Men’s Soccer
Overall record: 2-8
NEAC record: 1-4
Tuesday, Sept. 27 – host King’s College, L, 1-0
Saturday, Oct. 1 – host Cazenovia College (NEAC), ppd.
Sunday, Oct. 2 – host Morrisville State (NEAC), L, 3-1
Tuesday, Oct. 4 – host Cazenovia College (NEAC), 5 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 8 – at Wells College (NEAC), 2 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 9 – host Keuka College (NEAC), 2 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 12 – host Juniata College, 7 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 15 – at SUNY Cobleskill (NEAC), 3 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 16 – at SUNY Poly (NEAC), 5 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 22 – at Lancaster Bible College (NEAC), 3:15 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 23 – host Penn State Berks (NEAC), 2 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 27 – at Delaware Valley University, 7 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 29 – host St. Elizabeth College (NEAC), 2 p.m.
(end of regular season)

Women’s Soccer
Overall record: 7-4-1
NEAC record: 6-0
Wednesday, Sept. 28 – host Lycoming College, L, 2-1
Saturday, Oct. 1 – host Cazenovia College (NEAC), W, 2-0
Sunday, Oct. 2 – host Morrisville State (NEAC), W, 4-0
Saturday, Oct. 8 – at Wells College (NEAC), noon
Sunday, Oct. 9 – host Keuka College (NEAC), noon
Saturday, Oct. 15 – at SUNY Cobleskill (NEAC), 1 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 16 – at SUNY Poly (NEAC), 3 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 22 – at Lancaster Bible College (NEAC), 1 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 23 – host Penn State Berks (NEAC), noon
Tuesday, Oct. 25 – at Summit University, 4 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 29 – host St. Elizabeth College (NEAC), noon
(end of regular season)

Men’s Golf
Thursday, Sept. 29 – at Susquehanna University, canceled
Monday, Oct. 3 – host Lycoming College at Williamsport Country Club, 2 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 9 – at Bryn Athyn, noon
(end of fall season)

Men’s Tennis
Final overall fall record: 0-4
Saturday, Oct. 1 – at Susquehanna University, ppd.
(end of fall season)

Women’s Tennis
Overall record: 0-6
Saturday, Oct. 1 – at Susquehanna University, ppd.
Wednesday, Oct. 5 – at Misericordia University, 3:30 p.m.
(end of fall season)

Women’s Volleyball
Overall record: 4-12
NEAC record: 2-4
Saturday-Sunday, Oct. 1-2 – Saturday at Penn State Berks quadrangular vs. SUNY Poly (NEAC), L, 3-1 (12-25, 13-25, 26-24, 15-25); vs. Morrisville State (NEAC), L 3-0 (25-13, 25-12, 25-15); Sunday vs. SUNY Cobleskill (NEAC), W, 3-0 (26-24, 25-17, 25-18)
Wednesday, Oct. 5 – at Lancaster Bible College (NEAC), 7 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 7 – at Lycoming College Tournament, TBA
Monday, Oct. 10 – at Penn State Hazleton, 7 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 13 – host triangular vs. King’s College, 3 p.m.; vs. Valley Forge University, 7 p.m.
Friday-Saturday, Oct. 14-15 – at Lancaster Bible quadrangular vs. Bryn Athyn (NEAC), TBA Friday; vs. Penn State Abington (NEAC), TBA Saturday; vs. St. Elizabeth College (NEAC), TBA Saturday
Wednesday, Oct. 19 – at Alfred State, 7 p.m.
Friday-Saturday, Oct. 21-22 – host quadrangular vs. Wilson College (NEAC), 4 p.m. Friday; vs. Gallaudet University (NEAC), 6 p.m. Friday; vs. Penn State Berks (NEAC), noon Saturday
Wednesday, Oct. 26 – at Penn State Harrisburg, 7 p.m.
(end of regular season)

For more, visit the Wildcat Athletics website.

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