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Women shut out OCU, improve to 2-2-1 in RSC

Women shut out OCU, improve to 2-2-1 in RSC

Written By Austin Alkire, Co-Sports Editor

October 16, 2019

After the first two-thirds of their game against Ohio Christian, the women’s soccer team faced a harsh reality: you have to play how you practice, eventually. For the past few weeks, the Pioneers were practicing, as per usual. Throughout the season, head coach Bethanie Moreschi had her team working...

Men remain undefeated in RSC play yet again

Men remain undefeated in RSC play yet again

Written By Rachael McKriger, Staff Writer

October 16, 2019

Point Park has no intention of slowing down right now.  The Pioneers men’s soccer team recorded two more victories last week, extending their win streak to double-digit numbers. Point Park has been undefeated since Sept. 4, marking 10 victories in a row. The Pioneers chugged away, managing ...

Men and women both take top-five finish on Senior Day

Men and women both take top-five finish on Senior Day

Written By Ben Reinke, Staff Writer

October 16, 2019

Last Saturday, the cross country team traveled to Pittsburgh’s own Schenley Park to host the annual Carnegie Mellon Invitational.  Both teams are used to racing on the Schenley course, which showed in the results. The women’s and men’s teams placed fourth and fifth respectively.  ...

All In with Allison – Passing the Torch

Written By Allison Schubert, Sports Columnist

October 16, 2019

Point Park has an interesting tradition that it never meant to have. Since 2014, there has steadily been a standout female runner that has made headlines repeatedly every week. From 2014 to the 2016-17 season, we had the Katie Guarnaccia era. From 2016 until last year, we had the Anna Shields...

Volleyball splits RSC matches

Volleyball splits RSC matches

Written By Dara Collins, Editor-in-Chief

October 16, 2019

Point Park volleyball lost their top spot in the conference division after splitting its weekend of River States Conference contests. The Pioneers started the weekend on a high note with a sweep of Ohio Christian University. Point Park stole the match by a slim margin at times by scores of 26-24, 2...

Volleyball drops three matches, two in RSC play

Volleyball drops three matches, two in RSC play

Written By Dara Collins, Editor-Elect

October 9, 2019

The volleyball team defended their top spot in the River States Conference East division last week, but winning wasn’t part of its defense. “We know what it feels like to lose now,” freshman outside hitter Taylor Small said. “We know how hard it is going to be to stay [number] one, and we...

All In with Allison – A Lack-of-Family Affair

Written By Allison Schubert, Sports Columnist

October 9, 2019

It happens once a semester, and *typically* for the athletics department here at Point Park, it means free t-shirts and a spike in attendance and concession stand sales: family weekend. As we all know, Point Park’s weekend begins on Thursday, so if we count this past Thursday as the beginning of...

Women go winless in Kentucky

Women go winless in Kentucky

Written By Austin Alkire, Co-Sports Editor

October 9, 2019

90 minutes of play was not enough for the Pioneers in their tilt versus the Midway Eagles. The women’s soccer team had found themselves tied at one-a-piece at the end of regulation time, forcing overtime in their first-of-two River States Conference (RSC) games in Kentucky. Coming off of last ...

Men continue dominant, undefeated streak

Men continue dominant, undefeated streak

Written By Rachael McKriger, Staff Writer

October 9, 2019

Dominant is the best way to describe the Point Park men’s soccer team. In a hectic week that featured three matches in the span of five days, Point Park racked up three statement wins. Two of the wins were against conference opponents Midway and Asbury. Meanwhile, the first of three victories ...

Volleyball finishes three-for-three in last week’s matchups

Volleyball finishes three-for-three in last week’s matchups

Written By Dara Collins, Editor-in-Chief

October 2, 2019

Point Park’s record reflects only one loss in Pittsburgh this season. The Pioneers defended their home court last weekend and swept Carlow University on foreign territory. “Winning at home is a different atmosphere,” senior setter Julia Menosky said. “You’re proud when you win at home having all your f...

Men open RSC play with 6-3 win

Men open RSC play with 6-3 win

Written By Rachael McKriger, Staff Writer

October 2, 2019

The month of September was kind to the Point Park men’s soccer team. Heading into conference play, the Pioneers boasted plenty of confidence. After opening the month with a loss against Lincoln College, the Pioneers went on a four-match unbeaten streak before opening up the RSC competition. On Sat...

Allison in With Allison – The First of Lasts

Written By Allison Schubert, Sports Columnist

October 2, 2019

I have been trying to avoid writing this for as long as I can, but I think the time has finally come. This year is my senior year, so naturally, there are going to be a lot of lasts this year - but I am so sentimental because as of Sunday, I had the first significant one. For the past six months, I ...