Press Release

Spring 2014 Archery: U.S. Intercollegiate Archery Championships - Long Beach, CA.

May 15, 2014

Over 300 archers attended the four-day tournament

Over 300 archers attended the four-day tournament

LONG BEACH, Calif. – The Pennsylvania College of Technology archery team competed this past weekend at the U.S. Collegiate Archery Championships in Long Beach. The Wildcats placed fourth nationally and had four archers, senior Kelvin Dewalt (Easton) and juniors Kendel Baier (Jersey Shore), Matthew Cummings (Mountville) and Nicole Lapinski (Bloomsburg), earn All-American status. The men’s compound team of juniors Justus Leimbach (Westminster, Md.) and Cummings, sophomore Markus Weber (La Plata, Md.) and freshman Cody Wolfe (Tioga) took a bronze medal in the team competition. Dewalt was the top individual finisher for the Wildcats taking fifth in the men’s bowhunter competition. He and his teammates, freshmen Christopher Lafey (Weatherly), Robert Heinrich (Muncy Valley) and Matthew Lech (Johnstown) just missed a medal in the team competition taking fourth.

Also for Penn College, Baier and Dewalt took fourth in the mixed team competition. Baier led the women’s bowhunter team of sophomore Holly Neely (Lebanon) and freshmen Courtney Deshong (McConnellsburg) and Kathreen Larsen (Clinton Corners, N.Y.) to a fourth place finish in the team competition.

The tournament spanned four days with over 300 archers from 35 teams across the nation. Texas A&M finished first overall with James Madison University in second and University of California – Los Angelos rounding out the top three.

Results:
Men’s Recurve
17. Greggory Foust
17. Stephen Keys
17. Maxwell Trainor
Team: 8th

Women’s Recurve
33. Alana Androvette
33. Julie Carr
33. Pamela Hartman
Team: 9th

Recurve Mixed: 9th (Androvette & Keys)

Men’s Compound
9. Justus Leimbach
17. Matthew Cummings
17. Markus Weber
17. Cody Wolfe
Team: 3rd

Women’s Compound
9. Nicole Lapinski
17. Ashley Baker
33. Abigail Hricko

Team: 8th

Mixed Team: 4th (Leimbach & Lapinski)

Men’s Bowhunter
5. Kelvin Dewalt
17. Christopher Lafey
33. Robert Heinrich
33. Matthew Lech
Team: 4th

Women’s Bowhunter
9. Kendel Baier
9. Courtney Deshong
17. Kathreen Larsen
17. Holly Neely
Team: 4th

Mixed Team: 4th (Baier & Dewalt)

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