Point Park Globe

AMC conference may lose value

Written By Alex Stumpf

June 29, 2016


Filed under SPORTS

 Point Park University has been a long-time member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), but a possible change to the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) could alter this. Even though these rumors have been swirling around for over a year, the speculation for t...

Ardinger contributes to two sports

Written By Marina Weis

June 29, 2016


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Amanda Ardinger learned the value of hard work in high school when her volleyball team lost the Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League (WPIAL) championship, but then returned the next year and took home the title.Ardinger, now a Point Park University sophomore, carries the same hardworking at...

Athletes ‘get there’

Written By Kenny Taylor

June 29, 2016


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Even though Detroit Tigers center fielder Don Kelly graduated from Point Park University, he did not feel as if he had to prove anything to anyone because of his success competing in tournaments against Division 1-A talent. Steve Fabian did not foresee himself playing for the Pittsburgh Riverhounds pr...

Austrian players add strength

Written By Alexander Stumpf

June 29, 2016


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Despite the fact that the men’s soccer team has only played a handful of games this season, they already have a better record than last year’s team, which limped on to a one-win season following the ineligibility ruling of Alex Sala.Sala was ruled ineligible to play last year due to insufficient cr...

Baseball finishes strong in Florida

Written By Zac Weiss

June 29, 2016


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While many vacationed for Spring Break to enjoy the time off, the Point Park baseball team went to Florida to play in 12 games, compiling a 9-3 record.The trip allowed the team to bond and mixed fun with the competitive atmosphere."We always get really excited to go down to Florida, that's where we ha...

Baseball looks forward to 2011

Written By By AJ Owen

June 29, 2016


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With new coaching staff in place and a slew of new players, the Point Park University baseball team did not know what to expect as they took to the diamond for the long baseball season. Unfortunately, what transpired was a season where the men's team could barely crack double-digit wins. The team e...

Baseball moves to first in KIAC

Written By Ryan Bertonaschi

June 29, 2016


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The University’s baseball team departed its weekend series at Berea College (Ky.) Saturday with a four-game sweep under its belt, adding more pivotal pieces to its campaign for back-to-back National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) World Series appearances.The Pioneers, (15-11 8-4 Ke...

Baseball salvages weekend series

Written By Ryan Bertanoschi

June 29, 2016


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After losing the first two of a four-game series at Alice Lloyd College (Ky.) on Friday, Point Park’s baseball team recovered Saturday by winning the series’ two remaining games.The Pioneers received strong starting pitching from both its starters, redshirt-sophomore left-hander Nathan Sphon and ju...

Baseball team finds a new home and maybe new future

Written By Doug Andiorio

June 29, 2016


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             Point Park University's baseball team gets to play on a new field of dreams this season, and hopefully the move will trigger a winning record, which is something the team has not been able to attain since the early 2000s.             The team's field has relocated, mo...

Baseball team reaches forty wins

Written By Alex Stumpf

June 29, 2016


Filed under SPORTS

With an 11-1 thrashing of Fisher College on Saturday during an abbreviated contest, the Point Park University baseball team completed their season sweep of the American Mideast Conference and reached the 40-win plateau.“It feels great to reach 40 wins,” third year head coach Loren Torres said du...

Scoring the golden goal in overtime to start off the winning streak

Scoring the golden goal in overtime to start off the winning streak

Written By Christine Cestra

June 29, 2016


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Beatty makes an impact on Point Park women

Written By Malik Vincent

June 29, 2016


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Hustling, hardworking and focused were three terms that Point Park University Head Women's Basketball Coach Sam Kosanovich used to describe junior guard Kristen Beatty.A transfer from the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC), Beatty has found a way to adjust to the game on Point Park's level. Sh...