Spring 2013 Archery: New England Collegiate Archery Tournament - Storrs, Conn.
April 13, 2013
The Wildcats swept all the mixed team competitions at the NECAT
STORRS, Conn. - The Pennsylvania College of Technology archery team had a dominant performance taking home 12 first place trophies between the team and individual competitions at the Northeast Collegiate Archery Tournament hosted by the University of Connecticut. Sophomores Nicole Lapinski (Bloomsburg) and Kendel Baier (Jersey Shore) and freshmen William McFadden (New Tripoli) and Greggory Foust (Murrysville) each took home individual trophies while a total of 12 Wildcats placed in the top three in the six disciplines.
Lapinski, sophomore Rebecca Boyer (Macungie) and junior Ashley Baker (Coudersport) swept the women's compound competition taking first, second and third respectively on top of first place in the team competition. On the men's side, sophomore Justus Leimbach (Westminster, Md.) was second and sophomore Matthew Cummings (Mountville) was third. Sophomore Jordan McGowan (Carlisle) was fourth solidifying the team's win.
In men's recurve, Foust was first followed by sophomore Stephen Keys (Reynoldsville) who was third. The team took first place. The women's recurve team took second but placed no one in the top three.
In women's bowhunter, Baier won with sophomore Brianna Batykefer (Butler) taking third. Freshman Cayla Easley (Carlisle) was fourth as the team took first. McFadden, junior Kelvin Dewalt (Easton) and senior Joseph Dowdrick (Lebanon) swept the top three spots in men's bowhunter and won as a team.
Penn College also swept the mixed teams competition in compound, recurve and bowhunter.
Next up, the Wildcats host the Eastern Regional Intercollegiate Archery Championships starting on Saturday, Apr. 20.