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Women’s soccer to open RSC play on winning streak

Women’s soccer to open RSC play on winning streak

Written By Rachael McKriger, Copy Editor

September 18, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

Having only one match last week couldn’t come at a better time for the Point Park women’s soccer team. One match meant having more practice time. The Pioneers used the opportunity to their advantage, with head coach Maggie Kuhn implementing a new midfield formation. Junior captain Gabby Widman c...

Volleyball looks to improve competitive edge

Volleyball looks to improve competitive edge

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

September 18, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The volleyball team knew the error they wanted to fix heading into last week: be competitive the whole match. “We’re trying to get in this mindset of when we face a team, we’re going in, we’re going to win, we’re going to compete and then we’re done,” senior Morgan Dangelo said. The Pione...

All in With Allison – Early success fueled by foreign powers

Written By Allison Schubert, Sports Columnist

September 18, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The men’s soccer team has had a lot of success so far this season, with River States Conference (RSC) play just ahead. They opened their season in Greenville to take on Thiel College and had a dominating start to the year with a 5-1 win. The Pioneers then hosted Penn State Beaver for their home open...

Rugby falls to Cal U by 50 point deficit

Rugby falls to Cal U by 50 point deficit

Written By Jordan Slobodinsky, Opinions Editor

September 18, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

Coming into a game against a bigger team is nothing new for the Point Park rugby team. In fact, in the first ten minutes of the opening half against California University of Pennsylvania (Cal U), the Bison looked like they would use their shifty small size to outpace the Vulcans. Despite their grit, ...

Men’s soccer shuts out PSA-Greater Allegheny 5-0

Written By Nick Kasisky, For The Globe

September 18, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

Men’s soccer rallied up the defense and tallied up the goals this week, winning against Penn State - Greater Allegheny (PSUGA). Point Park scored four goals in the first half and one in the second, while PSUGA failed to make the ball meet the net. The Pioneers’ first goal was driven by junior defen...

Golf teams compete at Carnegie Mellon Fall Shootout

Golf teams compete at Carnegie Mellon Fall Shootout

Written By Robert Berger, Sports Photo Editor

September 18, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

Volleyball hitter earns RSC Attacker of the Week, teams falls to Mercyhurst

Volleyball hitter earns RSC Attacker  of the Week, teams falls to Mercyhurst

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

Senior right-side hitter Ashley Taylor opened the 2018 season by surpassing the 1,000-career kills milestone. Taylor continued to post team-high numbers the following weekend at the Emileigh Cooper Memorial Tournament hosted by Rio Grande. The River States Conference (RSC) announced last Tuesday that...

Goalkeeper leads soccer team as role model both on and off field

Goalkeeper leads soccer team as role model both on and off field

Written By Rachael McKriger, Copy Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

Ashtyn Webb was thrown into being a goalkeeper. During her middle school days at West Jefferson in London, Ohio, Webb featured as an outside midfielder. Then in high school, she was placed as goalkeeper. The move paid off. After a successful high school career, Webb was recruited by Maggie Kuhn, ...

Women’s soccer sees first win ahead of RSC play

Women’s soccer sees first win ahead of RSC play

Written By Rachael McKriger, Copy Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

What a stark difference a week can make. After falling 6-0 to Madonna University on Monday, Point Park notched its first victory of the season against Pikeville University on Sunday morning. One match provided a clean sheet, the first of the season, for Ashtyn Webb. The story was different against...

Men’s soccer team finishes 1-2 after weekend road matchups

Men’s soccer team finishes 1-2 after weekend road matchups

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The men’s soccer team loaded the buses last Friday to begin their weekend of road contests. The Pioneers’ first stop was the Lawrence Tech (Mich.) University Blue Devil Classic. Point Park opened the weekend with a non-conference matchup against Huntington (Ind.) University. The Foresters score...

Shields shines at Akron meet, teams place sixth

Shields shines at Akron meet, teams place sixth

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

The men’s and women’s cross country teams competed at the NCAA Division I University of Akron Tommy Evans Invitational last Saturday. Senior Anna Shields highlighted the women’s race, and both sides finished sixth as teams. On the women’s side, Point Park ranked No. 17 in the National Associat...

All in with Allison – Big decisions

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Sports Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The men’s basketball program is storied at Point Park. It has had its ups and more recently, its downs, but right now, it is also in a void. Last week, I wrote about the hiring of Point Park’s new athletic director, John Ashaolu, and the big shoes that former athletic director Dan Swalga left behi...