| Men’s Basketball
KUTZTOWN | The Kutztown University men’s basketball team was voted eighth in the first Division Two Conference Commissioner’s Association (D2CCA) Atlantic Region preseason poll, released on Monday
D2CCA will sponsor regional and national basketball polls this season for the fourth time. The regional poll is determined by a six-man committee comprised of two representatives from each of the region’s three conferences (Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference, Mountain East and CIAA). The national poll, with two sports information director representatives from each of the eight NCAA Division II regions, will be released each Tuesday, beginning tomorrow, Nov. 7.
It is important to note that this is not the official poll that will ultimately decide who makes the NCAA
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11/4/2017 | Women’s Bowling
STRATFORD, N.J. | The Kutztown University women’s bowling team split its four matches Saturday in Day Two of the FDU Jamboree, finishing 2-2 on the day for a combined 6-3 record through the first two days of action.
It could have been much worse, but after losing the first two matches of the day, the Golden Bears stopped the bleeding and took the next two.
In match one, KU fell at the hands of No. 22 Franklin Pierce 962-843. The Ravens have had KU’s number of late, winning four of the six matches these two had last season.
KU then had a bye, where five bowlers were still able to compete in a game due to the uneven number
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KUTZTOWN | In its penultimate weekend of Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) action, the Kutztown University women’s volleyball team posted 61 kills to defeat Slippery Rock University, 3-1, on Saturday afternoon.
The Golden Bears’ offensive firepower was on display from the get-go, taking a 9-6 lead in the opening set thanks to three consecutive kills from Holly Owen. Continuing to maintain its advantage, the Maroon and Gold were ahead 17-14 in the latter stages of set one following a kill from Brittney Moyer.
A resilient Slippery Rock side tested Kutztown at this point, ripping off five straight tallies to go on top, 19-17, prompting a timeout from head coach John Gump. The break in action proved fruitful for KU as it quickly evened the set at 19-all, setting up a dramatic finish.
With score knotted at 22-all, Kutztown posted three unanswered points, capped by a Moyer kill, to claim
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CHEYNEY | Redshirt-senior quarterback Chris Kane made the most of his first career start, throwing for 311 yards and five touchdowns. On the other side of the ball, Kutztown University’s defense posted its first shutout of the season and held Cheyney University to negative rushing yards in a 65-0 victory Saturday afternoon in a Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Eastern Division game from Cheyney’s O’Shields-Stevenson Stadium.
Kane connected on 21-of-25 passes (84.0 percent) in his first 300-yard performance. He threw touchdown passes to three different receivers, including two apiece by Conor Sullivan and Diego Torres, to lead the KU offense.
The Golden Bears (7-3, 5-2 PSAC East) outgained the Wolves (1-9, 0-7) in total yards by a 602-60 margin. It marked KU’s most yards of the season, while the 60 yards allowed were the fewest for KU since 2014.
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11/4/2017 | Men’s Cross Country
| Individual Results
LOCK HAVEN | The Kutztown University men’s cross country team ended its 2017 season placing 12th out of 19 teams Saturday morning at the NCAA Atlantic Regionals, held at the Stern Athletic Complex at Lock Haven University.
Shippensburg University, who came in ranked first in the latest Atlantic Region poll, won the over team title with 35 points, ending with four runners inside the top-10 out of 129 total runners. Edinboro University and Indiana (Pa.) came in second and third respectively to qualify for the remaining automatic bids in the NCAA National Championships.
Individually, Robert Moser of Shippensburg won the 10k race, crossing the finish line with a time of
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Jareth Monroe of Hamburg, an exercise science major, is a member of Ashland University’s Phi Kappa Psi.
Monroe is a 2013 graduate of Hamburg Area High School.
The Ashland University chapter of Phi Kappa Psi focuses on philanthropy and raising money for their national charity, The Boys and Girls Club of America. The gentlemen of Phi Kappa Psi define success by living toward their creed of becoming “a brotherhood of honorable men, courteous and cultured, who pledge throughout their lives to be generous, compassionate and loyal comrades.”