Point Park Globe

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 ...

Volleyball inches closer to top spot in RSC East

Volleyball inches closer  to top spot in RSC East

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

October 9, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The Pioneer volleyball squad extended its winning streak to six after another victorious weekend of River States Conference (RSC) road trips. Point Park dominated its first match of the week, and topped RSC opponents in nearly even matches last Friday and Saturday. Point Park checked off a sweep against Ohio...

All in With Allison – Butler takes the court

Written By Allison Schubert, Sports Columnist

October 9, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

Butler High School has been represented at Point Park in many ways since its founding in 1960. The Globe has had its fair share of Editor-in-Chiefs that attended Butler, as well as athletes, coaches and students. My columnist predecessor and Editor-Emeritus, Josh Croup, went to Butler, and I myself...

Close calls end in disappointment

Close calls end in disappointment

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Sports Editor

October 2, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The story for the men’s soccer team this week was close games that did not end in their favor. They arrived at Highmark Stadium Thursday to host the No. 7 team in the country, Rio Grande. Point Park held off the RedStorm’s offense until a strike by Rio in the 27th minute. That would be the only goal score...

Cross country boasts top times

Cross country boasts top times

Written By Robert Berger, Sports Photo Editor

October 2, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The Pioneer women’s cross country team took seventh place in Louisville, Kentucky Saturday. Freshman Alyssa Campbell highlighted the weekend by finishing first in her race. “It’s definitely the biggest race I have ever been in, but I was just overwhelmed when I crossed the finish line,” Campbe...

All in With Allison – Malle’s Memory in Future Pioneers

Written By Allison Schubert, Sports Columnist

October 2, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

This week, Point Park mourns the death of yet another member of the Pioneer community. Philip Malle was a defender on the men’s soccer team from 2009 to 2012, and was a part of the resurgence that the team had during those years. After his four years at Point Park, Malle graduated Magna Cum Laude with an accounting...

Volleyball now 2-1 in RSC

Volleyball now 2-1 in RSC

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

October 2, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The women’s volleyball team sacrificed one set out of their last seven and now boast a modest winning streak ahead of another River States Conference (RSC) road weekend. The team began the week with a non-conference matchup against Washington and Jefferson College last Tuesday. The Pioneers swept the Pr...

Women’s soccer extends win streak to seven

Women’s soccer extends win streak to seven

Written By Rachel McKriger, For The Globe

October 2, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

“Crazy” is how Maggie Kuhn elected to describe last week. That is not an understatement for the Point Park women’s soccer team. Three games in the span of six days were slapped onto Point Park’s schedule. Tuesday’s match against Geneva University, located about 40 minutes away in Beaver Count...

Baseball, basketball stars inducted into Pioneer Athletic Hall of Fame Saturday

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

October 2, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

Point Park University announced two alumni would be enshrined in the Pioneer Athletic Hall of Fame midway through September. The Class of 2018 includes baseball’s George Schroeder and women’s basketball’s April Austin. The pair was officially celebrated last Saturday at the induction ceremony as...