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Softball sweeps weekend

Softball sweeps weekend

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor

April 2, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

The softball team was victorious in two conference series this past weekend at home, sweeping both Ohio Christian University and Cincinnati University in a pair of two game series. Thursday afternoon, Point Park got the win in game one with a 9-8 final score. Senior pitcher Ashley Iagnemma was on the mo...

Men’s track places third at Bethany

Men’s track places third at Bethany

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor

April 2, 2019


Filed under Multimedia, PHOTOS, SPORTS

The men’s track and field team placed third last Saturday while competing at the Bethany Invitational meet, highlighted by four event wins resulting in a team score of 89 points. Breaking his own school record while competing in the 1500 meter event was junior Xavier Stephens with a finishing time ...

Baseball team takes 2 of 3 games against first place IU Kokomo

Baseball team takes 2 of 3 games against first place IU Kokomo

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor

April 2, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

While continuing conference play at home this weekend, the baseball team took two games out of three while facing the first place Indiana University (IU) of Kokomo. While playing a doubleheader Thursday afternoon, Point Park picked up both wins, claiming a 3-2 victory in game one and a 12-0 win i...

Panel discussion highlights the rise of Esports

Written By Emma Christley, For The Globe

April 2, 2019


Filed under SPORTS

Last Tuesday, the Sports, Arts, and Entertainment (SAEM) Club hosted their annual Emerging Trends conference, emphasizing the future of Esports and highlighting the ticket industry of the other three professional sports leagues found in the city of Pittsburgh. With sessions featuring keynote speaker and ...

Softball drops doubleheader to Siena Heights last Saturday

Softball drops doubleheader to Siena Heights last Saturday

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Sports Editor

March 26, 2019


Filed under SPORTS

The Pioneers traveled to Adrian, Michigan this past weekend for a non-conference matchup against opponent Siena Heights, both games coming down to the last at bats. Both senior Ashley Iagnemma and the Saints’ Kelsey Uhl were riding a one-hitter through 5.0 innings. In the top of the sixth, the game was ...

Baseball swept in 3 games by IU Southeast

Baseball swept in 3 games by IU Southeast

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor

March 26, 2019


Filed under SPORTS

Last weekend the baseball team was swept in a three-game series by Indiana University (IU) Southeast during Point Park’s home opening games. “We have to take a step back and get back to what we were doing before, which was swinging the bats well and pitching the ball well,” Head Coach Loren Torres sa...

Turning hatred to passion, Stephens finds his calling

Turning hatred to passion, Stephens finds his calling

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor

March 26, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

In the winter of 2014 during what was his sophomore year, Xavier Stephens was cut from the Albert Gallatin High School basketball team. Since then, Stephens hit the ground running and hasn’t looked back. “I’ve always loved basketball because it’s different than any other sport,” Stephens said. “...

All in With Allison – The Man Behind the Pioneers

Written By Allison Schubert, Sports Columnist

March 26, 2019


Filed under SPORTS

There are 15 varsity sports offered at Point Park, including soccer, track and field and cheerleading just to name a few. We all know the new Athletic Director that was hired this year; John Ashaolu has made himself very present on campus and has done a great job tackling numerous difficult decisions...

Rugby team drops spring season opener

Rugby team drops spring season opener

Written By Taylor Spirito, For The Globe

March 19, 2019


Filed under SPORTS

The men’s rugby team dropped its season opening game 28-15 against Grove City College last Friday. The Bisons were down 10-5 before halftime when sophomore lock Jared Slattery put Point Park on the board just before time expired. Freshman winger Tyshawn Williams also scored while also making his f...

Softball strikes out this week, 1-5 since Florida

Softball strikes out this week, 1-5 since Florida

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Sports Editor

March 19, 2019


Filed under SPORTS

The softball team opened play up north this week, playing six games in four days but picking up only one win. The Pioneers opened play at home, hosting non-conference Gannon for two games last Wednesday, March 13. Only three batters made it on base, with the Golden Knights’ Madi Beining pitching a comple...

Baseball claims two RSC wins

Baseball claims two RSC wins

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor

March 19, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

This past weekend, the baseball team took 2 of 3 games while facing Midway University on the road, improving their conference record to 6-3 on the year. Point Park kicked off the series with a 9-6 victory over the Eagles in a nine inning contest. Junior Tyler Dobie came through with a pinch-hit th...

All in With Allison – Softball on Deck

Written By Allison Schubert, Sports Columnist

March 19, 2019


Filed under SPORTS

As promised last week, this week’s column is going to talk all things Point Park softball. This year, the Pioneers are built around their veterans. Of the 17-player roster, 12 are returners and 11 are upperclassmen (four seniors, seven juniors). The most important returners? Point Park’s entire pit...