Got Game? Former Student-Athletes Toss Extra Talents Into Careers

Published 04.06.2014

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Golfer-turned-head-coach Matthew Haile helped his team stay undefeated and capture conference championships. In 2003, he was the conference individual champion – the first since 1982.During Adam Waigand’s tenure, the Wildcats soccer team achieved a 55-14-1 record and a 2004 conference championship. An All-State selection, he helped the defense record 15 shutouts in his last two years.Lindsey Fackler was a three-time All-American archer and Academic All-American who was part of the college’s title-winning female compound team at the 2009 U.S. Intercollegiate Archery Championships.From the Spring 2014 One College Avenue: Alumni of Wildcat athletic programs apply lessons from the field, court, course and mat to their post-Penn College lives. Archery champion Lindsay Fackler, ’10, applies focus in her nursing career, while golfer Matthew Haile, '06, now head coach, applies lessons in confidence to challenges in information technology, and Adam Waigand, ’05, uses teamwork learned on the soccer field in his work as a construction supervisor.