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Women’s soccer splits RSC matches, hangs in third place

Women’s soccer splits RSC matches, hangs in third place

Written By Rachael McKriger, Staff Writer

October 23, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

With the season dwindling down, the Point Park women’s soccer team is fighting for a high spot in the River States Conference (RSC) playoffs. The team has clinched a playoff spot, currently holding on to third place. This past week, Point Park earned a conference victory and a conference loss, resp...

XC women place 16 at NAIA Great Lakes Challenge

XC women place 16 at NAIA Great Lakes Challenge

Written By Robert Berger, Sports Photo Editor

October 23, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

After having a weekend off, the cross country team competed in Grand Rapids Michigan last weekend where senior Anna Shields won her fourth race of the season, helping her team to a sixth place finish. Competing in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Great Lakes Challenge, S...

Volleyball struggles mentally, ends weekend with win

Volleyball struggles mentally, ends weekend with win

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

October 23, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The volleyball roster boasts a variety of hitters, defensive specialists and setters, some of whom whose talents earned them River States Conference (RSC) recognition previously this season. The team possesses the physical pieces to their puzzle, but there’s one problem that continuously keeps the wom...

Men battle for playoff spot with late, last-minute goals

Men battle for playoff spot with late, last-minute goals

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

October 23, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The men’s soccer team is currently seeded fourth in the River States Conference (RSC), sandwiched between Asbury University in third and Midway University in fifth. The Pioneers topped both teams last week as they fight for their spot in playoffs. Point Park opened Highmark Stadium’s gates to Midway last T...

All in with Allison – Celebrating seniors

All in with Allison – Celebrating seniors

Written By Allison Schubert, Sports Columnist

October 23, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The men’s and women’s soccer teams honored its seniors this past Saturday at Highmark Stadium, although both have one more home game to finish up their regular season. 13 players starred for their final time on the other side of the Monongahela River. From the men’s team: Andre Bennett, Marc Bentl...

Men display strong showing at home as season winds down

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Sports Editor

October 16, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The men’s soccer  team dominated Carlow last Thursday, tallying seven goals by seven different players and putting them fifth in the River States Conference standings. Junior goalkeeper Juan Somoza started in net for Point Park, making five saves in the first half. Senior Ryan Daniels took Somoza...

Volleyball claims first place in RSC East, starts new win streak

Volleyball claims first place in RSC East, starts new win streak

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

October 16, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

Despite the snap of its winning streak, the Pioneers climbed to the top of the River States Conference (RSC) East Division last weekend. A non-conference matchup between Point Park and University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown (UPJ) broke the six-match winning streak the Pioneers held. UPJ swept Point Park 25-...

Women’s record-breaking victory streak ends at home

Women’s record-breaking victory streak ends at home

Written By Rachel McKriger, For The Globe

October 16, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The winning streak is over for the Point Park women’s soccer team. In the battle for Highmark Stadium, Point Park fell to Carlow University, 4-1. The two schools, both located in Pittsburgh, share Highmark Stadium for their home matches. However, according to Pioneers head coach Maggie Kuhn, Carlow d...

All in With Allison – Running into Records

Written By Allison Schubert, Sports Columnist

October 16, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The cross country team has had a record-breaking season - literally. The women entered the season ranked first by the River States Conference (RSC) Preseason Coaches’ Poll. Their expectations were high coming into the season, and sometimes those high expectations can put too much pressure on a team and wi...

XC Women ranked 15 in NAIA, place second Saturday

XC Women ranked 15 in NAIA, place second Saturday

Written By Robert Berger, Sports Photo Editor

October 9, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

Ranked 15th in National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), the women’s cross country team took second place Saturday morning in the Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) Invitational 5k. “It’s exciting, the women have worked really hard,” head coach Kelly Parsley said. “This race ...

Women’s soccer sets school record with eight consecutive wins, remain undefeated in RSC

Women’s soccer sets school record with eight consecutive wins, remain undefeated in RSC

Written By Rachel McKriger, For The Globe

October 9, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

History has been made by the Point Park women’s soccer team. After defeating Ohio Christian University on Thursday, 2-0, Point Park increased its winning streak to eight matches. The feat broke the former school record of seven games. Meanwhile, the loss was the first in conference play for Ohio Chr...

Men notch RSC victory at home

Men notch RSC victory at home

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

October 9, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The men’s soccer team evened its River States Conference (RSC) record after its first conference victory on its home field. The men found the net four separate times to top Ohio Christian University (OCU) last Thursday. An OCU defender stood in the right place at the right time for the Pioneers to ...