Penn College women’s basketball, wrestlers go 2-0

Published 01.29.2023

Wildcat Weekly

Pennsylvania College of Technology women’s basketball and wrestling teams both posted 2-0 records this past week.

Women’s basketball
Penn College led for all but 59 seconds during a 68-55 win at Penn State Abington on Tuesday.

Kayleigh Miller, of Sayre, paced the Wildcats with a game-high 20 points, while Rachel Teats, of Middleburg, finished with 15 points and Lexi Troup, of Huntingdon, scored 14.

At SUNY Morrisville on Saturday, Penn College completed a perfect week with a 67-63 overtime win that avenged a 15-point Jan. 14 home loss to Morrisville. Penn College now is 5-4 in the UE and 6-12 overall.

Tied at 53 after regulation, the Wildcats outscored the Mustangs 14-10 in the OT, with Troup netting eight of her 11 points.

Emily Pardee, of Williamsport, and Miller both finished with 14 points for Penn College, while Ja’Quela Dyer, of Dover, Delaware, added 12 points.

UE standings through Sunday: Penn State Harrisburg, 8-1; SUNY Morrisville, 8-2; St. Mary’s (Md.) College, 7-2; Lancaster Bible College, 6-3; Penn College, 5-4; Gallaudet University, 4-5; Penn State Abington, 3-7; Penn State Berks, 1-9; Wells College, 0-9.

Men’s basketball
At Penn State Abington on Tuesday, the Wildcats led by as many as eight points in the first half but saw that slip away in a 73-71 United East loss.

Gavin Barrett, of Roselle, New Jersey, led Penn College with a game-high 29 points.

On Saturday at SUNY Morrisville, Penn College fell behind by as many as 11 points in the first half and rallied to lead by three twice in the second half before falling, 84-78, and drop to 3-6 in the UE and 8-10 overall.

Livingston Cross, of Union, New Jersey, came off the bench to lead five Wildcats in double figures with 15 points, while Barrett and Max Jackowsky, of Garnet Valley, each scored 14.

UE standings through Sunday: Lancaster Bible College, 8-1; Penn State Abington, 7-3; SUNY Morrisville, 6-4; Wells College, 5-4; Penn State Harrisburg, 5-4; Penn State Berks, 5-5; Penn College, 3-6; St. Mary’s (Md.) College, 3-6; Gallaudet University, 0-9.

In a home triangular on Saturday, the Wildcats improved to 7-8 in dual matches with wins over Penn State Mont Alto, 42-6, and Rowan College South Jersey-Gloucester, 50-0.

Winning both of their bouts on the day were Ryan Berstler, of Middletown (125); Pat Snoke, of Northampton (133); Noah Hunt, of Muncy (141); Brett Patton, of West Chester (149); Cullen Van Rooyen, of Dresden, Ohio (157); Nick Semon, of Norristown (165); and Gabriel Kennedy-Citeroni, of Blairsville (197).

Lifetime, Penn College now is 5-1 against Mont Alto with a five-match win streak. Rowan was a first-time foe for the Wildcats.

Men’s basketball
Overall: 8-10
UE: 3-6
Tuesday, Jan. 24 – at Penn State Abington (UE), L, 73-71
Saturday, Jan. 28 – at SUNY Morrisville (UE), L, 84-78
Tuesday, Jan. 31 – host Wells College (UE), 7 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 3 – at Gallaudet University (UE), 7 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 4 – at St. Mary’s (Md.) College (UE), 3 p.m.
Wednesday, Feb. 8 – host Lancaster Bible College (UE), 7 p.m.

Women’s basketball
Overall: 6-12
UE: 5-4
Tuesday, Jan. 24 – at Penn State Abington (UE), W, 68-55
Saturday, Jan. 28 – at SUNY Morrisville (UE), W, 67-63 OT
Tuesday, Jan. 31 – host Wells College (UE), 5 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 3 – vs. Gallaudet University (UE) at Capital One Arena, Washington, D.C., 1:45 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 4 – at St. Mary’s (Md.) College (UE), 1 p.m.
Wednesday, Feb. 8 – host Lancaster Bible College (UE), 5 p.m.

Overall: 7-8
Saturday, Jan. 28 – host Penn State Mont Alto, W, 42-6; host Rowan College South Jersey-Gloucester, W, 50-0
Saturday, Feb. 4 – quadrangular with Thaddeus Stevens College, Keystone College, Elmira College, 11 a.m.
Saturday, Feb. 11 – triangular at SUNY Oneonta with RIT and SUNY Oneonta, 11 a.m.

Monday, Jan. 23 – CIL Cup Series–Daytona, 18 and 28 of 38
Tuesday, Jan. 24 – CIL Formula College World Championship-Oulton Park, 12 of 29
Monday, Jan. 30 – CIL Cup Series–Auto Club Speedway, 8 p.m.
Wednesday, Feb. 1 – CIL Short Track Showdown–USA International Speedway, 8 p.m.
Monday, Feb. 6 – CIL Cup Series–Kansas, 8 p.m.
Tuesday, Feb. 7 – CIL Formula College World Championship–Laguna Seca, 8 p.m.

For more about the United East, visit the conference website.

For additional information, visit the Wildcat Athletics website.

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