Men’s Basketball Voted Eighth in D2CCA Atlantic Region Preseason Poll

11/6/2017 | 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 tomorrowNov. 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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LISTEN: Interviews with Janet Malouf and Bernie Driscoll on the KUSSI Halftime Report

11/5/2017 | Men’s Basketball
KUTZTOWN | The KUSSI Halftime Report from Saturday’sroad football game on Nov. 4, is now available online. Hear from women’s basketball head coach Janet Malouf and men’s basketball head coach Bernie Driscoll on this week’s halftime report.

Bowling Gets Seventh at FDU Jamboree

11/5/2017 | Women’s Bowling
STRATFORD | The Kutztown University women’s bowling team won two of its three matches on Sunday, Day Three of the FDU Jamboree, and finished in seventh place out of 15 teams with an 8-4 overall mark from the weekend tournament.

The eight wins is the most by KU at the event since the 2013 season when it won nine.

The Golden Bears opened the day with a 926-874 loss to No. 22 Franklin Pierce in the bracket round. The Ravens also got the better of KU on day two, Saturday, Nov. 4.

The Maroon and Gold bounced back in their next match, defeating Felician for the second time over the weekend, by a 856-815 score.

In the third and final match of the event, KU took down Caldwell 877-805.

Angela Kozma led the KU lineup with a 19.9 frame average through 30 frames. Also through 30 frames, Keanna Delp held a 17.75 average, and Jenn Fitts had a 17.72 frame average through 27 frames.

Kutztown is now 20-7 overall on the season. KU returns to action on Friday, Nov. 17 at the UMES Hawk Classic.

Kutztown Borough Police Department blotter

Oct. 27, 2017

  • Police arrested Evan Bray, 23, of Belvidere, N.J., for Public Drunkenness following an incident that occurred at a residence in the 400 block of College Blvd.

Oct. 28, 2017

  • Police arrested Chad Reinsel, 23, of Reading, for Violation of the Borough Peace and Good Order Ordinance following an incident that occurred in the 200 block of W Main St.
  • Police arrested Evan Baskerville, 2,4 of Bethlehem, for Public Drunkenness following an incident that occurred in the 00 block of Normal Ave.
  • Police arrested Caleb Dixon, 19, of Spring City, for Purchase, Consumption, Possession or Transportation of Liquor or Malt or Brewed Beverages following an incident that occurred in the 00 block of Noble St.
  • Police arrested Robert Scharf, 18, of Wayne, N.J., for Purchase, Consumption, Possession or Transportation of Liquor or Malt or Brewed Beverages following an incident that occurred in the 00 block of Noble St.
  • Police arrested Dylan Burns, 19, of Blackwood, N.J., for Purchase, Consumption, Possession or Transportation of Liquor or Malt or Brewed Beverages following an incident that occurred in the 00 block of S Baldy St.

Oct. 29, 2017

  • Police arrested Ryan O’Neill, 25, of Danielsville, for Violation of the Borough Peace and Good Order Ordinance following an incident that occurred in the 200 block of W Main St.
  • Police arrested Pim Gautier, 25, of Hackettstown, N.J., for Violation of the Borough Peace and Good Order Ordinance following an incident that occurred in the 00 block of S Whiteoak St.
  • Police arrested Noah Gambler, 20, of Mertztown, for Public Drunkenness and for Violation of the Borough Open Container Ordinance following an incident that occurred in the 100 block of E Main St.

Oct. 30, 2017

  • After completing their investigation, Police arrested Julia Cummiskey, 21, of Mertztown; Kalee Fuegel, 21, of Philadelphia; and Lydia Garay, 22, of Millmont Park, for Violation of the Borough Noise Ordinance following an incident that occurred at 319 W Walnut St. A Disruptive Conduct Report was also issued.

Bowling Splits Four Matches in Day Two of FDU Jamboree

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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Balanced Attack Leads Women’s Volleyball over Slippery Rock

11/4/2017 | Women’s Volleyball | Box Score
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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Kane Throws for Career Day, Defense Stands Tall in Football’s 65-0 Victory

11/4/2017 | Football | Box Score
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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Men’s cross country ends season 12th at Atlantic Regional

11/4/2017 | Men’s Cross Country
Team Results | 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 member of Phi Kappa Psi at Ashland University

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.”