PCT Wildcat Weekly: Fall sports teams prep for openers

Practice continues and season openers loom for Pennsylvania College of Technology fall sports athletes as the Wildcats will compete as full-fledged members of NCAA Division III for the first time.

Scheduled to open in non-North Eastern Athletic Conference play on Friday, Sept. 1:

• Men’s soccer at Geneva College, 6 p.m.

• Women’s soccer hosting King’s College, 7 p.m.

• Men’s and women’s cross-country, at Misericordia University Invitational, 6 p.m.

Scheduled to open in non-NEAC play on Saturday, Sept. 2:

• Women’s volleyball at the Lycoming College Classic vs. Lycoming College at 10 a.m. and Summit University at noon.

Scheduled to open in non-NEAC play on Saturday, Sept. 9:

• Men’s tennis hosting Susquehanna University, noon.

Scheduled to open in non-NEAC play on Monday, Sept. 11:

• Women’s tennis at Misericordia University, 3 p.m.

Scheduled to open in non-NEAC play on Wednesday, Sept. 13:

• Men’s golf at the Keuka College Invitational, 10 a.m.

Postseason

NEAC men’s and women’s cross-country championships are scheduled Oct. 28 at Morrisville State College. SUNY Cobleskill is the defending men’s champion and SUNY Poly the defending women’s champion. The NCAA Division III Championship will be held Nov. 18 in Elsah, Illinois.

NEAC men’s and women’s soccer championships are scheduled Nov. 4-5 at sites to be determined. Morrisville State College is the defending men’s champ and Penn State Berks is the defending women’s champ. The NCAA Division III Championships will be staged Dec. 1-2 in Greensboro, North Carolina.

The NEAC women’s volleyball championships are scheduled Nov. 4-5 at a site to be determined. Gallaudet University is the defending champion. The NCAA Division III Championships are scheduled Nov. 16-18 in Grand Rapids, Minnesota.

Penn College will host the NEAC Golf Fall Preview at Williamsport Country Club Oct. 10. The conference and NCAA Division III championships will be played in the spring, same as the men’s and women’s tennis championships.

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