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Men lift RSC record to 3-1

Written By Nick Horwat, Copy Editor

October 10, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

The men’s soccer team continued their successful play this season with two more shutout victories against Midway University and Brescia University, winning the games 4-0 and 3-0 respectively, giving them a record of 8-3 and 3-1 in River States Conference (RSC) play. Ryan Daniels started in net against Midway F...

Croup’s Corner – Showing off for the family

Written By Josh Croup, Sports Columnist

October 10, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

Ah, it’s that time of year again. The free t-shirts were plenty, the free food was at its peak and the dad jokes were embarrassing (but admit it, you still laughed). Family Weekend at Point Park, especially in the Athletic Department, typically marks one of the busier weekends of the fall sport...

Hall of Fame class defined programs

Hall of Fame class defined programs

Written By Josh Croup and Allison Schubert

October 3, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

Angela Olivieri went out on a limb when she committed to play women’s soccer at Point Park, a program only in its second season when she began her career in 2006 that finished 2-14 the prior year. Lindsey Oberacker signed with a Point Park volleyball program that never won a conference championship i...

Men’s soccer loses late, piles on 8 goals next game

Men’s soccer loses late, piles on 8 goals next game

Written By Nick Horwat, Copy Editor

October 3, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

The men’s soccer team opened up River States Conference (RSC) play last Thursday after a nine-day break in games. The Pioneers traveled to Asbury University first, where they took a 2-1 loss. Then last Saturday the men exploded for an 8-1 victory over Cincinnati Christian University (CCU), six of those...

RSC loss snaps 4-game winning streak

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

October 3, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

The Pioneers hit the road for a rematch against last season’s only conference loss, University of Rio Grande, and returned home for a pair of conference matches as a part of Point Park University Athletics Alumni Weekend. Rio Grande was the only blemish on Point Park volleyball’s conference record...

Rugby drops rivalry game

Rugby drops rivalry game

Written By Gracey Evans, Photo Editor

October 3, 2017


Filed under PHOTOS, SPORTS

The Point Park Rugby Club fell to rival Carnegie Mellon University 55-0 on Saturday. The rivalry between the two goes back to 2010 when Point Park connected with Carnegie Mellon as its brother club.

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XC runners thrive at Louisville Classic meet

Written By Emily MacIntyre

October 3, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

The cross country team ran in the Louisville Classic last weekend, one of the team’s further races away from home in Kentucky, but the distance did not deter anyone. Especially not Anna Shields, having run 16 minutes, 59 seconds for 5k, landing her in 19th place out of 378 runners, being amongst...

Women split first RSC games

Written By Allison Schubert, Copy Editor

October 3, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

The women’s soccer team kicked off River States Conference (RSC) play this weekend on the road at Asbury University and Cincinnati Christian University. The Pioneers only needed three minutes to take game one at Asbury University on Thursday 2-1. The first half ended scoreless for both sides,...

Croup’s Corner – Turn page on tough weekend finale

Written By Josh Croup, Sports Columnist

October 3, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

The volleyball team played eight sets over the weekend, winning their first five. They only should have played six. Point Park earned a three-set sweep of Midway University Friday night, winning 25-16, 25-11 and 25-17. It was a quick win that saw the Pioneers win their third River States Conference...

Former volleyball star enters Hall of Fame

Former volleyball star enters Hall of Fame

Written By Mike Turk, Staff Writer

September 26, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

Lindsey Oberacker helped lead Point Park Volleyball to its first conference championship and National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) national tournament appearance in 2011. She is the all-time kills leader at Point Park and now, she will be inducted into the Point Park Athletic Hall o...

Women’s soccer goes 2-1 in RSC dress rehearsal

Women’s soccer goes 2-1 in RSC dress rehearsal

Written By Allison Schubert, Copy Editor

September 26, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

The women’s soccer team went 2-1 in its last week of games before beginning conference play. Both of the Pioneers’ wins came in the form of 4-0 shutouts, first at Washington Adventist, then at Villa Maria. Senior midfielder Noel Hartle had a lot to contribute to both wins, scoring three goals over the ...

Men push streak to 5 ahead of RSC play

Men push streak to 5 ahead of RSC play

Written By Nick Horwat, Copy Editor

September 26, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

The men’s soccer team marched on with its fifth-straight win taking a 3-1 victory over Washington Adventist University (WAU) improving their record to 5-2 last Monday. The lone goal scored by WAU was the first goal given up by the Pioneers in 404 minutes of play. Sophomore Marc Bentley opened the scoring...