Friday, September 14, 2018

South Williamsport scores in first quarter and misses the two point conversion at Muncy



Women's Soccer - Johansson assists Warriors to win over Penn State-Altoona

Freshman Elin Johansson assisted on three goals for the Warriors on Friday. (Courtesy of Lycoming Sports Information)
ALTOONA, Pa. – Freshman Elin Johansson (Göteborg, Sweden / Shattuck-St. Mary’s (Minn.)) provided three assists, all in the first half, to provide the spark for the Lycoming College women’s soccer team, as it won its first game of the year, 3-1, on the road at Penn State-Altoona in non-conference action at Spring Run Stadium on Friday night, Sept. 14.

Trinity Sports Holdings Adds East London Football Club


Dagenham & Redbridge FC Joins Memphis 901 FC, Williamsport Crosscutters, & Others in Ownership Portfolio
Trinity Sports Holdings, whose interests include the Williamsport Crosscutters, Memphis 901 FC and the Memphis Redbirds, among others, has taken over ownership of Dagenham & Redbridge Football Club in England’s National League.

Under the newly-created Victoria Road Football, LLC, Principal Owner Peter B. Freund, President Craig Unger, and soccer legend Tim Howard will pilot the club, which is based in East London, England. The trio is coming off the successful launch of Memphis 901 FC, the Division II club based at AutoZone Park in Downtown Memphis.

Week Four Football Predictions


Williamsport, PA - It is week four of the 2018 football season and I am predicting nice weather and these winners. After three weeks I am 29-12 for a 71% winning average. So here are some thoughts I have after researching information for week four.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Golf – Marks Finishes Sixth; Wildcats Fourth at Keuka.

Courtesy of Penn College Sports Information
PENN YAN, N.Y. – Tyler Marks fired 76, finishing sixth, and helped Penn College to fourth place finish at the Keuka College Fall Invitational Wednesday.
SUNY Canton’s Matt Russell topped the 60-man field with 73 on the 6,549-yard, par 72, course. Canton bested the 11-team tournament with 319.
Penn College finished with 323, just behind Canton, Medaille, and Oswego.
Austin Moscariello (81) was tied for 13thNed Baumbach (82) finished tied for 21stEli Dyer (83) tied for 24th, and Brian Wheelan (85) placed 30th.
Penn College returns to the links Tuesday at Elizabethtown.

Men's Soccer - Regionally-ranked Warriors shutout Medaille, 1-0

Junior Alex Henry assisted the game winning goal Wednesday against Medaille. (Courtesy of Lycoming Sports Information)
BUFFALO, N.Y. - Freshman Tajhon Willis (Edgewood, Md./Joppatowne) scored the first goal of his career and senior Chris Solecki (Hainesport, N.J./Lenape) captured his fourth shutout of the season as the Lycoming College men’s soccer team defeated defending Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference champs Medaille, 1-0, at Dobson Field in a non-conference game on Wednesday, Sept 12.

Warriors fall to Penn College in Battle for the Lumber

Courtesy of Lycoming Sports Information
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Sophomore Elle Sarracco (Wantage, N.J./High Point Regional) scored her first goal of the season to cut the lead to one in the 64th minute, but Penn College was able to hold off several attacks late from the Lycoming College women’s soccer team for a 2-1 non-conference decision in the annual Battle for the Lumber at the Shangraw Athletic Complex on Wednesday evening, Sept. 12.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Women's Volleyball - Warriors comeback falls short at Widener

CHESTER, Pa. – Another solid defensive effort that saw the Lycoming College volleyball team post five more digs than Widener University helped Lycoming stage a comeback from two sets down, but Widener was able to hold on for a 3-1 (25-14, 25-13, 19-25, 25-22) win in MAC Commonwealth action at the Schwartz Center on Tuesday night, Sept. 11.

Senior Emily Hepner (Leesport, Pa./Schuylkill Valley) led all players with 14 kills to go with two aces and junior Lilly Singleton (Hanover, Pa./Delone Catholic) added eight kills and eight digs, as Lycoming (6-3 overall, 1-1 MAC Commonwealth) posted 39 digs in the match.

Sophomore Kiannah Titus (Clay, N.Y./Baldwinsville) added a team-high nine kills, sophomore Elle Jednorski (Forest Hill, Md./Fallston) and junior Alysa McDevitt (Warminster, Pa./Archbishop Wood) finished with five. Junior Emily Morris (Lake Ronkonkoma, N.Y./Sachem North) added four kills, five digs and 28 assists.

Widener (8-2 overall, 1-0 MAC Commonwealth) was led by 15 kills, eight digs and four aces from Nicole Dorman and 23 assists and six aces from Emma Wilcox.

Women's Volleyball - Penn College Drops NEAC Match to Berks

Courtesy of Penn College Sports Information
READING, Pa. – Penn College fell 3-0 to Penn State Berks in a North Eastern Athletic Conference women's volleyball match Tuesday. The Wildcats fell to 0-1 NEAC, 0-5 overall, while the Nittany Lions improved to 1-0, 1-7.

Berks won 25-19, 25-9, and 25-13.

Peyton Homan led Penn College in kills (4) and tied in blocks with one.

Penn College leaders:
Kills: Peyton Homan (4), Christine Limbert (3), Haley Barnes (2)
Aces: Haley Barnes (1)
Blocks: Peyton Homan (1), Emalie Marnati (1), Haley Barnes (1)
Assists: Hannah Burnett (5), Kylee Butz (3), Savanna Slough (2)
Digs: Michayla Roberts (6), Helen Torunidis (5), Kylee Butz (5)

Penn College returns to action Saturday hosting a tri-meet against Lancaster Bible and Alfred State.

Men's Soccer - Lycoming Warriors ranked fourth in Mid-Atlantic Region poll

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – After a run of 352 scoreless minutes to start the season, the Lycoming College men’s soccer is ranked fourth in the first United Soccer Coaches Mid-Atlantic Regional Poll and receiving votes in the national poll, the organization announced on Tuesday, Sept. 11.

The Warriors opened the season with three straight shutouts, tying Presidents’ Athletic Conference preseason favorite Grove City, 0-0, defeating Geneva, predicted to finish second in the PAC, 2-0, and rival Susquehanna, 1-0, in the Battle of the Boot. The team added 52 more minutes of scoreless soccer against 14th-ranked Carnegie Mellon, eventually falling 2-1.

Lycoming is the top team in the others receiving votes portion of the national poll and sit behind top-ranked Messiah, No. 13 Franklin & Marshall and No. 21 Johns Hopkins in the Mid-Atlantic Region poll.

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