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Girls BKB Takes In College Ball

The weekend for Penn Charter's girls basketball team included much more than playing.

On Sunday morning, the Quakers were dealt a 48-38 loss by Mount St. Joseph – soph Carmen Williams earned PC's team MVP honors – in a showcase event at University of the Sciences.

Temple vs UConn women 2018But from there, the girls rode a bus to Temple's McGonigle Hall and were able to watch the Owls host THE long-time national power, UConn.

They sat as a group in the third and fourth row of the lower deck, across from Temple's bench.

Wait. That's not all. Saturday, the girls attended practice at Saint Joseph's University.

PC Girls Basketball 2018 at St Joes Hawks Practice

Noted PC coach Joe Maguire, "A lot, if not all, of the girls have aspirations of playing a sport in college, so they got to see firsthand the commitment, effort and work that go into it whether it’s for basketball, soccer, lacrosse, field hockey. It was pretty cool to see how hard UConn works, competes, and pays attention to detail regardless of opponent and the score."

Posted by J. Judson-Rea in silary, winter sports on Monday January, 22 at 03:03PM
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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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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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