Wildcats Get Heavy Dose of Crosstown Warriors

Published 09.13.2010


Twice last week, Pennsylvania College of Technology fall sports teams stepped into the arena against NCAA Division III crosstown rival Lycoming College and lost. The women's volleyball team forced the Warriors to five games before falling, 3-2, while the women's soccer team was shut out, 11-0.

FLASHBACK GolfIn their second outing of the season, Penn College golfers finished second in a six-team field. Penn State Mont Alto led the way with 316, the Wildcats scored 356, host Penn State Fayette was third at 362, Penn State New Kensington fourth at 363, Penn State Shenango fifth at 383 and Penn State Greater Allegheny last at 406. Eric Schall (Jersey Shore) led Penn College individuals with an 87, Alex Howe (Lake Ariel) shot 88 and Joe Peters (Harrisburg) 89. Overall, Penn College now is 8-1. Team Tennis Penn College opened its season Saturday, suffering a 6-3 loss at Penn State Brandywine. All three points for the Wildcats came from women members of the team. Rachel Emmons (Washington, N.J.) won in singles, while Danni Trout (Harrisburg) won by forfeit in singles and she and Emmons won by forfeit in women's doubles. "They (Brandywine) were really strong. It was quite a surprise," coach Aimee Plastow said.Men's SoccerThe Wildcats evened their overall record at 1-1 with a 3-1 win at Davis College on Wednesday. Tristan Smith (Bermuda) scored two goals and Nick Grasso (New Columbia) added the other. On Saturday, Penn College improved to 2-1 with a 6-0 win over Penn State Scranton. Pat Massango (Harrisburg) scored two goals, while William DeAngelo (Dallas) Joe Rumsey (Langhorne) each had a goal and an assist.Women's Soccer The Wildcats' season record was leveled at 1-1 Saturday with its loss to Lycoming in the first Battle for the Lumber.Women's VolleyballTaking on crosstown rival Lycoming College in its only match of the week, the Wildcats put up a spirited battle before losing in five games, 26-24, 13-25, 26-24, 23-25, 8-15. Statistically for Penn College, Lindsay Moyer (Canton) had 13 kills, Lyndsey Smith (Mechanicsburg) 31 assists, Ashley Matson-Donahay (Troy) 12 digs and six aces, Paula Monteiro (Brazil) 15 digs and four kills and Tara Powell (Burgettstown) nine kills and 13 digs. ON THE HORIZONAt 7 p.m. Saturday, the men's soccer team will square off against crosstown NCAA Division III rival Lycoming College in a match at the Balls Mills Soccer Complex off Lycoming Creek Road in Loyalsock Township.SCHEDULE/RESULTS Cross-Country Men's overall record: 12-9Saturday, Sept. 11 at Penn State Lehigh Valley Invitational, men finished second Saturday, Sept. 18 at Penn State Scranton, 1 p.m.Golf Overall/PSUAC record: 8-1Wednesday, Sept. 8 at Penn State Fayette, finished second in a six-team field. Eric Schall (Jersey Shore) 87. Monday, Sept. 13 at Penn State Mont Alto, 10:35 a.m. Monday, Sept. 20 at Penn State Greater Allegheny, 10 a.m.Men's Soccer Overall record: 2-1Wednesday, Sept. 8 at Davis College, W, 3-1 Saturday, Sept. 11 at Penn State Wilkes-Barre, W, 6-0 Wednesday, Sept. 15 host Southern Virginia, 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18 vs. Lycoming College at Balls Mills Soccer Complex, 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 20 host Penn State Schuylkill, 5 p.m.Women's Soccer Overall record: 1-1Saturday, Sept. 11 at Lycoming College, L, 11-0 Thursday, Sept. 16 at Reading Area Community College, 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18 host Penn State DuBois, 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22 host Misericordia University, 5 p.m.Coed Tennis Overall/PSUAC records: 0-1Wednesday, Sept. 8 at Penn State Wilkes-Barre, ppd. Saturday, Sept. 11 at Penn State Brandywine, L, 6-3 Tuesday, Sept. 14 host Penn State York, 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18 host Penn State Lehigh Valley, noon Monday, Sept. 20 host Penn State Hazleton, 3 p.m.Women's Volleyball Overall record: 3-3Tuesday, Sept. 7 at Lycoming College, L, 26-24, 13-25, 26-24, 23-25, 8-15. Saturday, Sept. 18 at Penn State Hazleton, 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21 at Penn State Wilkes-Barre, 7 p.m.

(Complete rosters and season schedules are available on the college's Athletics Web site . For more information on the PSUAC, visit on the Web; more about the USCAA also is available online.)

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