Press Release

Spring 2012 Archery: Adam Wheatcroft Memorial - Harrisonburg, Va.

March 24, 2012

Freshman Nicole Lapinski was first in the women's compound competition

Freshman Nicole Lapinski was first in the women's compound competition

HARRISONBURG, Va. – The Pennsylvania College of Technology archery team had four individuals and three teams take first place at the Adam Wheatcroft Memorial Invitational hosted by James Madison University this weekend. Freshmen Matthew Cummings (Mountville) and Nicole Lapinski (Bloomsburg) won the men’s and women’s compound competition, respectively. Also, sophomore Kelvin Dewalt (Easton) and freshman Kendal Baier (Jersey Shore) took home first in the men’s and women’s bowhunter competitions, respectively. In the team competitions, women’s compound and both the men’s and women’s bowhunter teams earned top honors.

Four teams competed at the event including James Madison, Penn State University and Atlantic Cape Community College. Individually, the event attracted over 50 archers.

Also for the Wildcats, sophomore Ashley Baker (Coudersport) was third in women’s compound. In men’s compound, sophomore Zachary Bixby (Gillett) was second and junior Clint Hinton (Lock Haven) was third. In men’s recurve, senior Glen Thomas (Mercer) took second and sophomore Brandon Allison (Roaring Spring) third.

In women’s bowhunter, freshman Brianna Batykefer (Butler) placed second and freshman Eileen McKinney (New Brighton) third.

Next up, Penn College travels to the University of Connecticut on Friday, Apr. 14 for the New England Collegiate Archery Tournament.

Full Results:

Women’s Compound

Team - First
1. Nicole Lapinski
3. Ashley Baker
7. Rebecca Boyer

Women’s Recurve

Team - Third
4. Ashlee Mull
6. Carrie Eichenlaub
7. Tiffany Turgeon

Women’s Bowhunter

Team - First
1. Kendal Bair
2. Brianna Batykefer
3. Eileen McKinney

Men’s Bowhunter

Team - First
1. Kelvin Dewalt
4. Jordan McGowan
5. Joseph Dowdrick

Men’s Compound

Team - Second
1. Matthew Cummings
2. Zachary Bixby
3. Clint Hinton
5. Andrew Everett
6. Justus Leimbach

Men’s Recurve

Team - Third
2. Glen Thomas
3. Brandon Allison
11. Stephen Keys

Mixed Recurve

Team – Third

Mixed Compound

Team - Second

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