Point Park Globe

Pens student rush continues at Consol

Written By Ashley Goodsell

June 29, 2016


Filed under SPORTS

Mid-afternoon, they began trickling around the corner of the Consol Energy Center.Past the Trib Total Media gate, the line began next to the will call booth at the box office.Sometimes the line may even wrap around the side of the building, too long for the eager fans at the back of the line to even co...

Large roster to benefit Lady Pioneers

Written By Emily Myers

June 29, 2016


Filed under SPORTS

Head Coach Michelle Coultas' 2009-2010 team graduated only two seniors after last season and this year has seven new freshmen. In addition, one recruit from a junior college and one transfer giving her the largest softball roster for a team at Point Park University with 24 girls. "There's always so...

Pioneer baseball stepping up to the plate

Written By Doug Andiorio

June 29, 2016


Filed under SPORTS

The Point Park Pioneer baseball team looks to have finally turned things around after years of finishing under .500 and missing the playoffs. So far this season they look to have changed from the laughing stock of the American Mideast Conference (AMC) to real contenders.The Pioneers have a strong hi...

Leadership, new additions bring hope of playoff run

Written By Alex Stumpf

June 29, 2016


Filed under SPORTS

Stating that Point Park University has a rich baseball history may be an understatement. They have gone to the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) World Series ten times, which is 5th all time in section history. However, they have struggled the past few years and even though th...

Lucas leading Pioneers to victory

Written By Emily Levier

June 29, 2016


Filed under SPORTS

             Junior Shane Lucas had but one word to describe how it feels to have more wins three weeks into the 2010 season than all the wins combined in the 2009 season, "awesome."            As a whole, the Point Park University men's soccer team has had more wins in six ga...

Marathon sells out, charities help runners register

Written By Ashley Goodsell

June 29, 2016


Filed under SPORTS

On May 15, 2011, Pittsburgh will host its 22nd running of the marathon race.

Men’s Basketball ready for tip-off

Written By Alexander Stumpf

June 29, 2016


Filed under SPORTS

Back in 2007, Point Park's University's men's basketball team reached the pinnacle of any sports team as they captured the American Midwest Conference (AMC) championship. However, the following seasons have resulted in records that were worse than the campaign before, leading to last year's 9-16 campaign. Le...

Men’s golf finishes season strong

Written By Zachary Boslett

June 29, 2016


Filed under SPORTS

This year's golf team has performed a complete turnaround from last season. In only its second season of existence, the Point Park University's men's golf team has won two tournaments and finished in the top six in all five tournaments in which they have competed.Head Coach Gabe Bubon says the success of...

Men’s soccer ‘fit’ for improvement

Written By Ashley Goodsell

June 29, 2016


Filed under SPORTS

The Point Park University men's soccer program is on track for improvement and is fostering an optimistic outlook for the 2010 season.Last season the men compiled a record of 1-1-15, and with minor adjustments made in early August have already begun inching toward success. The men's team did not have an...

Hughes injured, team continues on

Written By Emily Myers

June 29, 2016


Filed under SPORTS

 Junior Zoe Hughes has over 200 kills in her first two years on the Point Park University volleyball team, but she will not be adding to that stat during her third year. Half way through the second set of the volleyball match, Hughes came down at the net and her left knee buckled on Sept. 1, 2010 ag...

Lady Pioneers break losing streak

Written By Emily Myers

June 29, 2016


Filed under SPORTS

With 19 minutes left in the second half, junior center Joncelyn Peterkin went up for a defensive rebound. When she landed, she rolled her ankle and had to sit out the rest of Tuesday. Jan. 18 Pioneer women's basketball conference game against Roberts Wesleyan College.  Peterkin returned with six re...

Elder Ready for Win

Written By Mackenzie Brown

June 29, 2016


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 As Point Park University's golf team began wrapping up at the Grove City Invitational, the last tournament of the fall season, sophomore Austin Elder thought he had won his first golf tournament.            Elder and his best friend, freshman James Daley, realized they had tied for the ti...