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Pennsylvania College of Technology Team Press Releases

Penn College Announces Addition of Wrestling

11/04/2010 -
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - The Pennsylvania College of Technology Athletics Department has announced the return of collegiate wrestling to the campus for the 2010-2011 wrestling season. This will be the first time wrestling has been offered at Penn College; it was an offering for the Williamsport Area Community College from 1968-1983. For this inaugural season, the Wildcats will compete in a condensed season schedule. The team will compete under the auspices of the National Collegiate Wrestling Association (NCWA) and the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA). Next season, the school anticipates membership in the Penn State University Athletic Conference (PSUAC), which includes the member branch campuses of Penn State University.
Schuyler Frey has been named head coach of the program. Frey is a 1979 graduate of Warrior Run Area High School where he placed third in the sectional tournament. Frey is well known throughout the region for his service in coaching and wrestling administration. He is the Pennsylvania Junior Wrestling Area 10 Chairman, the Pennsylvania State Championship Tournament Director, former president of the Susquehanna Valley Wrestling League and has worked with former wrestler Ken Chertow.
Frey has assembled a talented and experience staff to aid him and the program. David Livermore, first year assistant coach, graduated from Williamsport Area High School in 1979, where he wrestled. He went on to wrestle at Penn State Altoona where he wrestled for the Cougars winning a Commonwealth Campus Athletic Conference championship in 1980. He would go on to wrestle at the University Park campus as a walk-on.
Former Williamsport Millionaire stand-out Brian Nasdeo will be working with the team as a volunteer. Brian graduated from Williamsport Area in 1994 as a four-year starter and a three time state tournament qualifier. From there, he wrestled at Drexel University in the 142 lb weight class and was named Freshman of the Year. Nasdeo has previously served as the ninth grade wrestling team coach at Williamsport Area and currently is the varsity wrestling assistant coach for the Millionaires.
Also volunteering with the Wildcats is Colin Branton. Colin is a wrestling alumnus from Penn Argyl High School. He continued his career at Juniata College where he was a four year starter at the 125 lbs. weight class. In the past several years, Colin has been involved in coaching the South Williamsport Elementary Wrestling program and helping to coach the South Williamsport High School wrestling team.
Steve Saratowski, the program’s strength and conditioning coach, is a 1980 graduate of Cortland State University in Cortland, New York with a degree in Physical Education. He is certified by the National Federation of Professional Trainers, the National Gym Association, and The Cooper Clinic for Fitness Research in Dallas, Texas and as a Speed and Explosives Coach by Speed to Win in Roswell, Georgia. Saratowski works locally with several football and baseball teams and has trained five state wrestling championship tournament qualifiers and a national junior wrestling champion among his numerous clients.
The Wildcats will have a solid schedule of competitions for 2010-11 that includes preliminary matches with Bucknell University (Jan. 23), Lycoming College (Jan. 27), Lock Haven University (Feb. 9) and Bloomsburg University (Feb. 18). The squad will also compete at the USCAA Dual and Individual Tournament on Feb. 4 and 5 at Penn State- DuBois. Plans have also been made for entry into the NCWA Pa. State Tournament at Williamson Trade. Wrestlers who qualify there will be eligible for the NCWA Mid-East Conference Championships on Feb. 26 at Lafayette College and could continue on to the NCWA National Championships March 10-12, 2011 at Mercer University in Macon, Georgia. Additional competitions through attendance at various open tournaments are anticipated.
In addition, Coach Frey has plans to promote wrestling to the community. “We’re planning a number of events, this season, to promote the return of the program” Coach Frey stated, “Eventually we’ll be organizing a wrestling club and some tournaments to reach out into the community to promote and grow wrestling in the area. The District 4 area has a long and glowing tradition of wrestling and we hope to tap into that success for our program. As our plans are finalized, we’ll be announcing to the public our schedule of events and we hope the community as well as the student body will support our program. Our first event will be as host to the Bucknell University coaching staff who will be holding a Bison Wrestling Clinic for school-aged wrestlers on Nov. 6, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Bardo Gymnasium.”
Parents interested in information on the camp can click on the Clinics, Camps & Tournaments link on the Penn College Athletics site (www.pct.edu/athletics) or contact Tom Carr (tom.carr@bucknell.edu) for detailed information. Registration the day of the clinic is also an option.
With Frey and his staff at the helm and a campus that has eagerly waited for this day, Penn College Wrestling is ready to go and sure to make a strong showing this year. You can catch up on all the latest news and updates online at www.pct.edu/athletics.

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Penn College Announces Addition of Wrestling

11/04/2010
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11/22/2011
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11/22/2011
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The Pennsylvania College of Technology wrestling team started out conference play with a decisive 47-12 victory of Penn State Greater Allegheny. The Wildcats recorded three pins and a technical fall in their first win of the season. They now improve to 1-1 overall and 1....

Wildcats Sweep in PSUAC Quad Match

01/12/2012
MONACA, Pa. – The Pennsylvania College of Technology wrestling team went 3-0 at a Penn State University Athletic Conference quad match hosted by Penn State Beaver Saturday. The Wildcats defeated Penn State Fayette 28-15 followed by a 30-6 win over Penn State Beaver and 41-6 victory over P....

Bulldogs Edge out Penn College 30-24

01/24/2012
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The Pennsylvania College of Technology wrestling team lost a hard fought match to Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology Sunday 30-24. The Wildcats were up 24-21 going into the last two bouts of the game before Stevens earned extra points with a pin in the 197 bout and....

Penn College Takes Third at PSUAC/USCAA Invitational

02/13/2012
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – The Pennsylvania College of Technology wrestling team competed at the Penn State University Athletic Conference (PSUAC) /United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) Invitational on Sunday. The Wildcats had five place in the top three including freshmen Derek....

Wrestling Season Set to Begin for Penn College

11/05/2012
Third-year coach Schuyler Frey believes his team has a good nucleus returning from a squad that won last season’s PSUAC championship, finished third in the USCAA and placed 17th in the National Collegiate Wrestling Association championships. Returning are Austin Clark, of Elysburg, at 1....

Wildcats Fall Short 31-21 to Apprentice in Home Opener

11/09/2012
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The Pennsylvania College of Technology wrestling team dropped its home opener 31-21 to The Apprentice School Friday night. The Wildcats had leads in the match, but some forfeits and a key pin dealt the team its first loss of the season. For Penn College, junior Tyler ....

Wildcats Improve to 3-0 in the PSUAC

12/08/2012
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The Pennsylvania College of Technology wrestling team remained perfect in the Penn State University Athletic Conference with a 42-21 win over Penn State Fayette Tuesday. Sophomore Jasper Ocker (Burnham) and freshmen Ryan Hart (Wyalusing) and Wade Jacobson (Alexandria, ....

Penn College Wildcats Go 1-2 at Alfred State Quad

01/14/2013
ALFRED, N.Y. – The Pennsylvania College of Technology wrestling team went 1-2 in a quad meet hosted by Alfred State on Saturday. The Wildcats defeated the host 27-24 before falling 26-24 to Mercyhurst North East and 34-15 to Bergen County Community College. Junior Tyler Myers (Centre Hal....

Penn College Downs Greater Allegheny 39-16

01/17/2013
MCKEESPORT, Pa. - Dropping only three bouts, the Pennsylvania College of Technology wrestling team defeated Penn State Greater Allegheny 39-16 Tuesday. Junior Tyler Myers (Centre Hall), sophomore Austin Clark (Elysburg) and freshman Daniel Frankenfield (Dushore) each recorded pins. With ....

Penn College Sweeps Tri-Match

01/19/2013
Penn College dominated both matches taking the lead from the beginning and never looking back. Freshman Ryan Hart (Wyalusing) looked strong at 133 recording a decision against Stony Brook and pinning West Chester. So far this season he is undefeated with an 8-0 record. Also going 2-0 wa....

Penn College over Thaddeus Stevens 36-6

02/01/2013
LANCASTER, Pa. – Freshman Ryan Hart (Wyalusing) and junior Tyler Myers (Centre Hall) recorded pins in the Pennsylvania College of Technology wrestling team’s 36-3 win over Thaddeus Stevens Wednesday. Hart remains undefeated this season with a 9-0 record and three pins while Myers improves....

Wildcats Improve to 5-0 in PSUAC with Win over PSU New Kensington

02/05/2013
NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. - With the help of six pins, the Pennsylvania College of Technology wrestling team defeated Penn State New Kensington 48-12 Monday. The Wildcats dominated the bouts that saw three pins under one minute. The win improves the team to 5-0 in the Penn State University Ath....

PSU DuBois Deals Wildcats First Loss in PSUAC 46-10

02/13/2013
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The Pennsylvania College of Technology lost its first Penn State University Athletic Conference (PSUAC) match of the season to Penn State DuBois 46-10 Tuesday. Both teams came into the contest undefeated in the PSUAC, but the Wildcats, suffering from injuries, lost val....

Frey Recognized by Pennsylvania Junior Wrestling

03/22/2013
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Pennsylvania College of Technology head wrestling coach Schuyler Frey has been honored with the 2013 Pennsylvania Junior Wrestling (PJW) Adult Recognition Award. The award is given to an individual who has made significant contributions to the sport of wrestling in the....

Penn College Wrestlers Set to Open

11/09/2013
The start of the wrestling season and a national championship meet for the men’s cross-country team loom on the horizon for Pennsylvania College of Technology athletes this week while the women’s soccer team celebrates one of its most successful seasons ever. Wrestling With just five r....

Wrestling: Wildcats Open Season At Electric City Duals

11/12/2013
SCRANTON, Pa. – The Pennsylvania College of Technology wrestling team competed at the Electric City Duals hosted by the University of Scranton Saturday. The Wildcats had some strong bouts but were unable to string the wins together going 0-4 on the day. The Apprentice School won the event ....

Wildcats Edged out By DuBois 27-19

11/15/2013
DUBOIS, Pa. – Freshman Troy Leid (Terre Hill) recorded a fall at 157 for the Pennsylvania College of Technology wrestling team as it competed in its first Penn State University Athletic Conference match of the year against Penn State DuBois. The Wildcats were just edged out losing 27-19 ....

Penn College Competes at Mat Town Open

12/03/2013
LOCK HAVEN, Pa. – The Pennsylvania College of Technology wrestling team competed at the Mat Town Open Sunday hosted by Lock Haven University. A total of 12 Wildcat wrestlers went up against some of the top NCAA programs, most from Division II and III. While Penn College came out winless ....

Penn College Freshman Goes 3-0 at Penn State Mont Alto Quad

01/17/2014
MONT ALTO, Pa. – Freshman Troy Leid (Terre Hill) went 3-0 as the Pennsylvania College of Technology wrestling team competed at Penn State Mont Alto in a quad match Saturday. The Wildcats started the day off strong defeating UMBC 38-19 before falling 28-12 to Gloucester County Community Col....

Wildcats Fall to Alfred State 35-18

01/29/2014
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Junior Kyle Sunseri (Athens) and freshman Aaron Doll (Glen Rock) each recorded a pin but the Pennsylvania College of Technology wrestling team was unable to overcome a solid Alfred State College squad losing 35-18. The Wildcats spotted Alfred State nine points in forfei....

Frankenfield Takes Second as Wildcats Compete at Jamestown

02/09/2014
JAMESTOWN, N.Y.. – In their final tune-up before Sunday’s Penn State University Athletic Conference/United States Collegiate Athletic Association Championships, Pennsylvania College of Technology wrestlers competed last Sunday in the Jayhawk Open at Jamestown, N.Y., Community College and W....