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Wrestling and basketball schedules announced at New Kensington campus

10/24/2011 —

 

WRESTLING FEATURES NINE TOURNAMENTS
Three Duals in Athletics Center

BASKETBALL 18-GAME SCHEDULE 
HIGHLIGHTED BY SEVEN HOME GAMES

Penn State New Kensington's winter sports get underway in early November as wrestling and men's basketball open the seasons on the road.

The wrestling team opens the 2011-12 campaign on Nov. 5 with the Knight Open at Clarion University. Under the direction of first-year head coach Doug Joseph, the New Kensington Lions play a nine-match schedule that includes three home duals in the campus Athletics Center and six tournaments on the road. The home matches feature Penn State Fayette on Jan. 7, Penn State Greater Allegheny on Jan. 12, and Penn State Beaver on Jan. 19. Highlights of the away schedule are tournaments at Washington and Jefferson College and Clarion. For the full wrestling schedule, visit http://www.nk.psu.edu/StudentLife/Athletics/36290.htm online.

The men's basketball team opens the 2011-12 season at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8, with a non-conference match at the University of Pittsburgh in Titusville. Under the direction of second-year head coach Doug Schneider, the New Kensington Lions will play an 18-game schedule that includes 7 home games in the campus Athletics Center and 15 Penn State University Athletic Conference games. The non-conference schedule includes St. Vincent College and Mt. Aloysius College. Last year, the Lions went 6-10 in the PSUAC and finished third in the West division.

For the full basketball schedule, visit http://www.nk.psu.edu/StudentLife/Athletics/28376.htm online.

For more on New Kensington campus athletics, visit http://www.nk.psu.edu/StudentLife/Athletics/sports.htm online.

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