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Penn College Announces Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2014

June 30, 2014

Pennsylvania College of Technology has announced the 2014 inductees to its Athletics Hall of Fame. The class is just the third to be inducted after being established in 2012 by Athletic Director Scott E. Kennell. “I could not be prouder of this induction class,” Kennell said. “Now in our third year, we have continued to show […]

Wildcat Golf Coach Qualifies for High-Profile Tournament

June 10, 2014

Matt R. Haile, award-winning coach of the Wildcat golf team and a member of the Penn College Athletic Hall of Fame, has qualified for the Pennsylvania Golf Association’s 101st annual Amateur Championship. more»

Penn College Online Video Honored With Telly Award

June 5, 2014

Pennsylvania College of Technology has won its second Telly Award of the year, thanks to a video featuring an inspirational student. “Masonry with Nicole” is a bronze winner for motivational online video programming in the 35th annual international competition. more»

Penn College Sports Teams Have Lots to Celebrate

May 25, 2014

Led by a softball team that won a conference championship and placed among the top five at the Small College World Series, and an archery team that was fourth in the nation, there was plenty to celebrate by Pennsylvania College of Technology athletic teams during the 2013-14 school year. A sport-by-sport review of the year […]

Morais Named Full-Time Head Men’s Soccer Coach

May 21, 2014

The Pennsylvania College of Technology Athletics Department has named Rafael Morais its new full-time men’s soccer coach starting in the 2014-15 academic year. more»

Wildcat Student-Athletes Earn Conference ‘All-Academic’ Honors

May 21, 2014

Pennsylvania College of Technology, in conjunction with the Penn State University Athletic Conference and U.S. Collegiate Archery, has announced the recipients of the Winter/Spring 2014 All-Academic Team awards. In the PSUAC, the award is given to student-athletes with a grade-point average of 3.0 or better in the semester of competition.  Winter sports that compete over […]

‘Coaches Caravan’ Includes Penn College on 17-Stop Tour

May 20, 2014

The third week of the Penn State Coaches Caravan began Tuesday with a sold-out visit to Penn College, where head football coach James Franklin and colleagues met with the media, alumni and fans in the Thompson Professional Development Center and the Field House. Coaches Guy Gadowsky (men’s hockey) and Mark Pavlik (men’s volleyball) joined Franklin […]

Penn College Places Four on PSUAC All-Conference Softball Team

May 20, 2014

Four Penn College team members made the cut as the Penn State University Athletic Conference announced its Softball All-Conference Team this past week.  Sophomore Rachael Shaeffer (Hampstead, Maryland) and freshman Jessica Gmerek (Bellefonte) earned first-team honors, while freshman Arika Stopper (Williamsport) was second-team and sophomore Katie Kratzer (Lynch Station, Virginia) was an honorable more»

Penn College Softball Team Ends Among Top Five in USCAA

May 19, 2014

Somehow, it was only fitting that the Pennsylvania College of Technology softball season ended with its final games being canceled because of rain; after all, that is how much of the Wildcats’ year went: Between March 22 and April 17, the team had games on just three of 12 scheduled playing dates. But after going […]

Five Wildcats Earn All-Conference Baseball Honors

May 16, 2014

The Penn State University Athletic Conference announced its All-Conference Baseball team Thursday with five Penn College student-athletes earning the cut.  Senior Cody Buterbaugh and junior Zachary Buterbaugh, both of Conestoga, earned First-Team honors, while senior Josh Longsderff (Columbia) and juniors Zachary Weil (Kutztown) and Tyler Cooklin (Rippey, Iowa) earned Second-Team.  The conference more»

USCAA Honorees Include Five Penn College Baseball Players

May 12, 2014

Five Pennsylvania College of Technology baseball players earned recognition as the United States Collegiate Athletic Association announced its All-American and All-Academic Team award-winners for baseball Sunday evening with several pulling multiple honors. more»

Five Lady Wildcats Earn USCAA Softball Honors

May 12, 2014

The United States Collegiate Athletic Association announced its All-American and All-Academic Team award-winners for softball Sunday evening. Five Pennsylvania College of Technology softball players earned honors, with freshman Jessica Gmerek (Bellefonte) being named an All-American Honorable Mention. more»

Penn College Teams Seek National Championships

May 11, 2014

Pennsylvania College of Technology archery and women’s softball teams are down to their final week of the season and each is seeking a national championship. Archery This year’s Penn College archery team has come a long way in a short time and now, just 2 1/2 months since their first meet and with only three […]

‘Focused’ Penn College Softball Team Headed to Nationals

May 9, 2014

For the second time in two weeks, the Pennsylvania College of Technology softball team goes into playoff action with the longest win streak among the teams competing, and this time a national championship is the goal. Seeded No. 10, Penn College (18-12 overall) opens play in the United States Collegiate Athletic Association National Championships at […]

Penn State Video Clips Coincide With Start of ‘Coaches Caravan’

May 5, 2014

To spur interest in the Penn State Coaches Caravan, which began last week and includes a sold-out visit to the Penn College Field House on May 20, the Nittany Lions have released brief videos from head football coach James Franklin and others. The luncheon is one of 17 visits by Franklin and his colleagues; scheduled […]

Building Walls, Demolishing Obstacles

May 4, 2014

From the Spring 2014 One College Avenue: The sole female in her major, masonry student Nicole Reyes-Molina is a role model in the classroom and on the basketball court. The guard, who is deaf, wants others to see they can do anything they set their minds to.

PSUAC Champ Penn College Softball Team Headed to Nationals

May 4, 2014

After going 3-0 over the weekend to win its first Penn State University Athletic Conference championship since 2007, the Pennsylvania College of Technology softball team now focuses its sights on a United States Collegiate Athletic Association National Championship. The national tourney will be played May 12-14 at Firestone Stadium in Akron, Ohio. Softball “It’s a […]

McNichol Named Full-Time Head Women’s Soccer Coach

May 1, 2014

The Pennsylvania College of Technology Athletics Department has named John F. McNichol Jr. as its new full-time women’s soccer coach starting in the 2014-15 academic year. The coaching position is the second of three to be moved to full-time status. more»

Soccer Champs Play Great Game on Extramural Road Trip

May 1, 2014

The Penn College intramural indoor soccer champions traveled to Lock Haven University on Wednesday night for an extramural game – and what a game it turned out to be! At two minutes in, Penn College’s Abdullah Muaddi got the scoring started. more»

Penn College Softball Team Red-Hot Entering Playoffs

April 30, 2014

With nine straight wins, Pennsylvania College of Technology heads into the Penn State University Athletic Conference softball playoffs as the conference’s hottest team and coach Roger Harris hopes the streak continues. “One of my thoughts is that ‘It’s about time the girls started swinging their bats.’ The girls knew they had to get it done […]

Penn College Hosts Lock Haven in Extramural Basketball Game

April 30, 2014

Lock Haven University’s extramural basketball team walked into Bardo Gym on Tuesday night, hungry for a win. Players worked on windmill and reverse dunks during the pregame shoot-around, but never intimidated their Penn College hosts. more»

Penn College Begins Baseball Championship Chase

April 29, 2014

The Pennsylvania College of Technology baseball team already has achieved its fourth consecutive 20-plus win season, it now is 21-10 overall, but coach Chris Howard is hopeful of much more. “We’re shooting to win a championship, not just a conference title, but we have hopes about going to nationals and winning that as well,” said […]

Eight Penn College Students Attain Belt Rankings at Martial Arts Event

April 29, 2014

The Penn College Martial Arts Team closed out its 2013-14 season Saturday with a training seminar and belt-promotion testing. Approximately 50 people from various clubs joined Penn College’s Mathew D. Johnson, Alexander J. Hilton, Jeremy P.  Hansen, Lewis C. Muya, Eric M. Russell, Carlos A. Ramos-Sonera, Brayan S. Ramos and Elijah J. Brown in the […]

Employees Nab OT Win in Soccer Matchup With Students

April 28, 2014

The staff/faculty team wasted no time in an indoor soccer game against students Monday in Bardo Gym, as Markus Rybak scored in the first three minutes. The opposing squad responded halfway through the first half, with Jake Tully scoring to tie the game. more»

Baier, Brennan Named Penn College ‘Athletes of the Year’

April 28, 2014

Prior to Sunday’s baseball game, the Pennsylvania College of Technology Athletics Department announced the recipients of the 2014 Athlete of the Year awards.  Junior archer Kendel Baier, of Jersey Shore, was Female Athlete of the Year, and senior men’s soccer player Christopher Brennan, of New Hope, more»

Five Honored at Baseball, Softball Senior Ceremonies

April 28, 2014

On a sunny Sunday afternoon, the Penn College baseball and softball teams honored five graduating members from its 2014 teams.  Baseball honored Cody and Zachary Buterbaugh and Joshua Longsderff while softball paid tribute to Rachael Shaeffer and Kimberly Walter. more»

Indoor Soccer Game to Decide Rivalry – for Now

April 27, 2014

The Staff/Faculty vs. Students Series has added an event to its classic rivalry: an indoor soccer game to be played at 7:30 p.m. Monday in Bardo Gym. The teams are familiar with each other, as both have players from past staff/faculty vs. students matchups. The staff/faculty team captain is Michael Richards and his teammates are […]

Penn College Teams Look Ahead to Playoffs

April 26, 2014

Pennsylvania College of Technology baseball, softball and archery teams are preparing for postseason play while the men’s tennis team concluded its season last week and the college received word that it is on track in its bid to become a Division III member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association. Baseball In Penn State University Athletic […]

Penn College Accepted as NCAA Division III Provisional Member

April 25, 2014

The National Collegiate Athletic Association has granted Pennsylvania College of Technology provisional membership in Division III, the largest NCAA division both in number of participants and participating schools. more»

Athletic Honors to Precede Sunday’s Baseball Game at Bowman Field

April 24, 2014

Penn College’s Athletes of the Year will be announced prior to Sunday’s baseball game between the Wildcats and King’s College, set to begin at noon at Bowman Field. The men’s and women’s selections – originally scheduled for a rained-out Centennial game on April 15 – will be revealed at 11:30 a.m., followed by Senior Day […]

Penn College Teams Go Combined 8-6 During Week

April 20, 2014

Pennsylvania College of Technology baseball and softball teams continued their seasons while the men’s tennis team won both of its matches as the season neared a finish. Baseball The Wildcats continued their winning ways, starting off the week April 13 with a doubleheader sweep of Penn State Mont Alto by scores of 9-2 and 10-9. […]

Dance Team Holds ‘Take the Stage’ Fundraiser

May 3, 2014

The Wildcat Dance Team held its spring “Take the Stage” dance production Saturday afternoon in the Klump Academic Center Auditorium. more»

Back-and-Forth Lead Changes Go Against Extramural Hoops Team

April 17, 2014

In an extramural basketball game with Lycoming College on Wednesday, Penn College came ready to play … but came up short. Lycoming was hot from the start, missing very few shots, but Penn College weathered the storm and took the lead midway through the first half. more»

Penn College Athletics Pens Nike Deal with Lids Team Sports

April 16, 2014

Pennsylvania College of Technology Athletics has partnered with Lids Team Sports to have Nike become the official provider of uniforms, footwear and equipment for its intercollegiate athletic teams.  The three-year agreement will begin July 1 with the department procuring the Nike products exclusively f more»

Longsderff Named PSUAC ‘Pitcher of the Week’

April 15, 2014

Senior Josh Longsderff, of Columbia, has been named the Penn State University Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week for the period ending April 13. Longsderff captured two of the team’s six wins on the week, including a complete-game shutout against Penn State York. more»

Rain Cancels ‘Tuesday Night Lights’ Ballgame, Related Events

April 15, 2014

Tuesday’s scheduled baseball game between Penn College and Penn State Wilkes-Barre, the Wildcats’ first-ever evening contest, has been canceled due to rain. A number of related “Tuesday Night Lights” events were planned in conjunction with the game (and the college’s ongoing Centennial celebration); they, too, were canceled.

Penn College Baseball Team on a Roll

April 13, 2014

The Pennsylvania College of Technology baseball team won four of its five games last week while its softball team went 0-2 and men’s tennis squad 1-1. Baseball A two-out, run-scoring double in the bottom of the 11th inning sent the Wildcats to an 8-7 nonconference loss to Marywood University on Sunday. Zach Weil, of Kutztown, […]

Slow Start Dooms Staff/Faculty Volleyball Team

April 8, 2014

The student volleyball team came prepared to extend its streak to two; the staff/faculty challengers were ready to get back to their winning ways. Ultimately, intramural assistant Jeremy R. more»

Stopper Named PSUAC Softball ‘Pitcher of the Week’

April 8, 2014

Penn College freshman Arika J. Stopper, of Williamsport, has been named the Penn State University Athletic Conference ‘Pitcher of the Week’ for the period ending April 6. more»

Weil Named USCAA, PSUAC ‘Baseball Hitter of the Week’

April 8, 2014

Penn College junior Zachary A. Weil, of Kutztown, has been named the United States Collegiate Athletic Association and Penn State University Athletic Conference Baseball Hitter of the Week for the period ending April 6. more»

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

April 6, 2014

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. more»

Penn College Teams Have 5-6 Week, Name Full-Time Head Coach

April 6, 2014

Pennsylvania College of Technology spring sports teams posted a combined 5-6 week and the college announced the naming of its first full-time head coach. Baseball Penn College opened Penn State University Athletic Conference play on Monday with a twin-bill loss to Penn State Greater Allegheny, 5-4 in eight innings and 5-0. In the first game, […]

Howard Named Full-Time Head Baseball Coach at Penn College

April 6, 2014

The Pennsylvania College of Technology Athletics Department has elevated head baseball coach Christopher H. Howard to full time starting in the 2014-15 academic year. The coaching position is the first of three being changed for the upcoming year. more»

Campus ‘Coaches Caravan’ Visit Quickly Sells Out

April 3, 2014

All 250 available seats have been sold for the Penn State Coaches Caravan event at Penn College on Tuesday, May 20. The luncheon, set for the Field House on the college’s main campus, is one of 17 visits by Nittany Lion head football coach James Franklin and others. Scheduled to join Franklin on the tour’s […]

Staff/Faculty Team Hopes to Avenge Last Year’s Volleyball Loss to Students

April 3, 2014

Tuesday’s 5 p.m. staff/faculty vs. students volleyball game is shaping up to be a great matchup, as both teams made minor adjustments to their rosters in hopes of winning.  The staff/faculty squad, once again led by Dan Warner, looks to get back on the winning track against the student team that knocked them off last […]

Wildcats’ First Night Baseball Game Adds to Centennial Celebration

April 7, 2014

“Tuesday Night Lights,” Penn College’s first-ever evening baseball game – and a Centennial event – will be held at 7 p.m. April 15 at Bowman Field. In addition to the game against Wilkes University, there will be free hot dogs, chips, soda and Centennial chocolate bars from 6:45-7:30 p.m.; giveaways that include T-shirts, tumblers and […]

Penn College Spring Sports Interrupted by Weather

March 30, 2014

Pennsylvania College of Technology spring sports athletes competed in just four of 12 scheduled events last week as Mother Nature ruled. Baseball Returning to action after an 11-day layoff and stepping up against NCAA Division II Mansfield University, the Wildcats fell by scores of 7-3 and 19-5 on Tuesday to go to 6-4 overall. In […]

Penn College Lacrosse Wins Two for First-Ever National Ranking

March 24, 2014

The Penn College Lacrosse Club took a road trip to Moravian College this past weekend for its first games in a month, coming home with a national ranking – No. 21 – for the first time in the team’s history. The opponents were Penn State Berks in the first game and No. 13 Moravian in the second. The following […]

Four Students Place in Eastern Martial Arts Tournament

March 24, 2014

Penn College’s Martial Arts Club traveled to Williamsburg, Va., this past weekend for a two-day karate camp. The College of William and Mary was the site of the East Coast Collegiate Karate Union camp, which (in addition to participants from Penn College and the host institution) included students from West Chester University, Drexel University, Bucknell […]

Penn College Men’s Tennis Season Opening

March 23, 2014

Pennsylvania College of Technology’s first men’s tennis team is set to take to the court Tuesday at Baptist Bible College and coach Robert Kemrer is counting on three returning starters from what previously had been a co-ed team to lead the way. Opening at No. 1 and No. 2 singles for the Wildcats will be […]

Wildcat Sluggers Nab Weekly Conference Honors

March 20, 2014

Junior baseball player Zachary Buterbaugh, of Conestoga, and freshman softball player Jessica Gmerek, of Bellefonte, were named Penn State University Athletic Conference “Hitters of the Week” for the period ending March 16.  As both players competed for their respective teams duri more»

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