Point Park Globe

Men lose final RSC game to penalty kick

Men lose final RSC game to penalty kick

Written By Robert Berger, Sports Photo Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The men’s soccer team wrapped up regular season conference play last Thursday after falling 1-0 against Indiana University (IU) East on the road. Point Park entered the contest with a five game unbeaten streak under their belt. This streak stretched the entire month of October and started on Sept. 2...

Two chances left for volleyball to end RSC play with wins

Two chances left for volleyball to end RSC play with wins

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The women’s volleyball team has only two conference contests left before the beginning of playoffs, and they need to come together now more than ever to end the regular season on a high note. The Pioneers have played three games per week for the last five weeks, and the trend continues this week ...

Nerves high for women’s soccer ahead of playoffs

Nerves high for women’s soccer ahead of playoffs

Written By Rachael McKriger, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

The women’s soccer team at Point Park clinched a spot in the playoffs last week. Now, the Pioneers have to play the waiting game to find out where they will begin tournament play. Point Park sat in the third seed heading into Thursday’s match against Indiana University East. Abby Magilocca and G...

All in With Allison – The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Written By Allison Schubert, Sports Columnist

October 30, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

It’s that time of year again - the best time of year, if you ask me: basketball season. I may be biased since I dedicated 10 years of my life to the sport, but think about it: the beginning of basketball season means fall is in full swing, midterms have passed and the semester is winding down bef...

Women’s soccer splits RSC matches, hangs in third place

Women’s soccer splits RSC matches, hangs in third place

Written By Rachael McKriger, Staff Writer

October 23, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

With the season dwindling down, the Point Park women’s soccer team is fighting for a high spot in the River States Conference (RSC) playoffs. The team has clinched a playoff spot, currently holding on to third place. This past week, Point Park earned a conference victory and a conference loss, resp...

XC women place 16 at NAIA Great Lakes Challenge

XC women place 16 at NAIA Great Lakes Challenge

Written By Robert Berger, Sports Photo Editor

October 23, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

After having a weekend off, the cross country team competed in Grand Rapids Michigan last weekend where senior Anna Shields won her fourth race of the season, helping her team to a sixth place finish. Competing in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Great Lakes Challenge, S...

Volleyball struggles mentally, ends weekend with win

Volleyball struggles mentally, ends weekend with win

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

October 23, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The volleyball roster boasts a variety of hitters, defensive specialists and setters, some of whom whose talents earned them River States Conference (RSC) recognition previously this season. The team possesses the physical pieces to their puzzle, but there’s one problem that continuously keeps the wom...

Men battle for playoff spot with late, last-minute goals

Men battle for playoff spot with late, last-minute goals

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

October 23, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The men’s soccer team is currently seeded fourth in the River States Conference (RSC), sandwiched between Asbury University in third and Midway University in fifth. The Pioneers topped both teams last week as they fight for their spot in playoffs. Point Park opened Highmark Stadium’s gates to Midway last T...

All in with Allison – Celebrating seniors

All in with Allison – Celebrating seniors

Written By Allison Schubert, Sports Columnist

October 23, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The men’s and women’s soccer teams honored its seniors this past Saturday at Highmark Stadium, although both have one more home game to finish up their regular season. 13 players starred for their final time on the other side of the Monongahela River. From the men’s team: Andre Bennett, Marc Bentl...

Men display strong showing at home as season winds down

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Sports Editor

October 16, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The men’s soccer  team dominated Carlow last Thursday, tallying seven goals by seven different players and putting them fifth in the River States Conference standings. Junior goalkeeper Juan Somoza started in net for Point Park, making five saves in the first half. Senior Ryan Daniels took Somoza...

Volleyball claims first place in RSC East, starts new win streak

Volleyball claims first place in RSC East, starts new win streak

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

October 16, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

Despite the snap of its winning streak, the Pioneers climbed to the top of the River States Conference (RSC) East Division last weekend. A non-conference matchup between Point Park and University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown (UPJ) broke the six-match winning streak the Pioneers held. UPJ swept Point Park 25-...

Women’s record-breaking victory streak ends at home

Women’s record-breaking victory streak ends at home

Written By Rachel McKriger, For The Globe

October 16, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The winning streak is over for the Point Park women’s soccer team. In the battle for Highmark Stadium, Point Park fell to Carlow University, 4-1. The two schools, both located in Pittsburgh, share Highmark Stadium for their home matches. However, according to Pioneers head coach Maggie Kuhn, Carlow d...