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Happy New Year for Wrestling

Penn Charter's wrestling squad can't wait for 2016. Mostly because 2015 ended in wonderful fashion.

All but two guys are now active and 12 competed Tuesday in a tournament in Virginia. In 2014 the Quakers placed fifth in that event. This time? No. 1, baby! Billy Costello, Harold Anderson, Adam "He's a Beast" Cohen, James Frye, Alex Koenig and Gene Naumovsky won championships and all were dominant. TJ Henry, Sam Shemtov and Luke Mattice placed second while Jordan Steinhouse and Chris Johnson were third and fourth, respectively. Alex Smith looked great in the his first match, battling and frustrating the eventual runner-up.

Coach Pete Shaifer said of the experience, "The work over the holidays has paid off. Needless to say, the team looked impressive and is looking more and more confident."

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, winter sports on Thursday December, 31, 2015 at 09:04AM
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Penn Charter has provided student athletes with resources to match their talents. On 44 acres, Penn Charter offers its players and fans:

  • five grass playing fields, two synthetic turf fields, one all-weather, eight-lane track, seven tennis courts, 10 squash courts, four basketball courts, and one swimming pool.
  • PC has four buildings designated for athletics: Graham Athletics Center — with the new Blaine A. Steinberg OPC '11 Center for Fitness and Performance  Kline & Specter Squash Center, Ray Dooney Field House, and the Old Gym.

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Go Charter!

The spirit of Penn Charter athletics is built on a storied tradition of excellence and the belief that the interplay of academics, arts and athletics leads to strong, creative, resilient and flexible people.

Skilled teachers and coaches help our students understand – whether on the playing field or in the classroom – how to collaborate and compete, how to win with grace, and how to handle challenges and setbacks.

Our school cheer is: Go Charter!

We appreciate the student athletes who are now powering PC to great feats, and look forward to welcoming those who will do so in the future. Also, of course, we eternally appreciate the efforts of all OPCs!

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A Friends School for Girls and Boys, Pre-K to 12

3000 West School House Lane Philadelphia, PA 19144 215.844.3460
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