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Track qualifies 4 for nationals in season-opener

Track qualifies 4 for nationals in season-opener

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor
March 21
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

In the first event of the 2017 outdoor track and field season, junior distance runner Katie Guarnaccia earned a spot at the outdoor track and field national championship meet in the 10,000 meter on a frigid Saturday afternoon. “With us being a third-year program, having this many qualifiers early...

Krivijanski’s perfect game sparks 4-0 RSC weekend

Krivijanski’s perfect game sparks 4-0 RSC weekend

Written By Jordan Slobodinsky, Co-Opinions Editor
March 21
Filed under SPORTS

Senior pitcher Nolan Krivijanski threw a perfect game Saturday to kick off Point Park’s four-game sweep of Cincinnati Christian University. “I was just trying to pound the zone early,” Krivijanski said. “My catcher called a great game.” All 21 batters that Krivijanski faced were retired...

Croup’s Corner – Stella wasn’t stellar…

Croup’s Corner – Stella wasn’t stellar…

Written By Josh Croup, Sports Columnist
March 21
Filed under SPORTS

The baseball team was supposed to have four home games this weekend, but instead had to travel four and a half hours to Cincinnati. The softball team was supposed to have a non-conference home game Saturday, but rescheduled the game to March 23. The track teams were supposed to begin outdoor season...

Offense shines at WVU Tech, Pioneers 4-4 in RSC

Offense shines at WVU Tech, Pioneers 4-4 in RSC

Written By Jordan Slobodinsky, Co-Opinions Editor
March 14
Filed under SPORTS

The Point Park University baseball team looked to rebound from their slow start in conference play against West Virginia University Tech last weekend. The Pioneers faced off against the Golden Bears in Mooresville, N.C. due to a poor weather forecast at WVU Tech’s home field. The teams played a...

Iagnemma looks to follow standout freshman year

Iagnemma looks to follow standout freshman year

Written By Cody Siwicki
March 14
Filed under SPORTS

Sophomore Ashley Iagnemma will have the spotlight on her when she takes the mound this season. A strong freshman season made her a standout player for the Pioneers, a role all too familiar to the Point Park softball pitcher. “She is the best pitcher in the conference,” head coach Michelle Coultas...

Baseball alumnus continues career in pursuit of majors

Baseball alumnus continues career in pursuit of majors

Written By Mike Turk, Staff Writer
March 14
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

As a kid, Demetrius Moorer dreamed of playing professional baseball for the Miami Marlins. Despite playing hard and working even harder to make his dreams come true, Moorer was never drafted by a Major League team. He’s not throwing in the towel just yet, as he’s working his way up the ladder to...

Croup’s Corner – Take offense to this

Croup’s Corner – Take offense to this

Written By Josh Croup, Sports Columnist
March 14
Filed under SPORTS

The Point Park baseball lineup looks a lot different this year compared to last. We had the chance to get a preview of things to come while the team played its spring games in Florida, and the last two weekends of River States Conference (RSC) play have been even more telling. Only three of the...

Volleyball lands four recruits

Volleyball lands four recruits

Written By Mike Turk, Staff Writer
March 7
Filed under SPORTS

Volleyball Head Coach Mike Bruno has kept busy this offseason, as he has landed four new recruits in preparations for the fall 2017 volleyball season. After winning the River States Conference (RSC) regular season title last year, Coach Bruno is losing four key players from the roster, including both...

Hot bats cooled in RSC play

Hot bats cooled in RSC play

Written By Jordan Slobodinsky, Co-Opinions Editor
March 7
Filed under SPORTS

Coming off a third-place finish in the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (KIAC) last year, Point Park baseball took its talents to Florida last week in preparation for the 2017 season. The Pioneers enter this season after losing 7 seniors to graduation including Gold Glove outfielder Demetrius...

Softball earns five wins in Florida spring break games

Softball earns five wins in Florida spring break games

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor
March 7
Filed under SPORTS

The Pioneer softball team spent spring break in central Florida enjoying the sun and gearing up for the upcoming regular season. The Spring Games in Clermont, Florida hosts more than 300 teams annually for the largest softball event in the country. After playing 13 games, the Pioneers finished 5-8...

Croup’s Corner – Shields of strength

Croup’s Corner – Shields of strength

Written By Josh Croup, Sports Columnist
March 7
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

Anna Shields had a spring break she will never forget. It was hardly a break, though. She was busy earning All-American status at the 2017 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Indoor Track and Field National Championships. She claimed second place in both the mile and the 1,000...

Rugby preps for tournament season

Rugby preps for tournament season

Written By Mary Anne Doggett
February 21
Filed under PHOTOS, SPORTS

Members of the rugby team practice the formation of a scrum during their conditioning at Dan Marino Field.

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