Point Park Globe

Volleyball division hopes dashed at home

Volleyball division hopes dashed at home

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

October 31, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

The Pioneer volleyball team completed a road sweep before returning home last weekend to fight for first place in its division and play in the 10th annual Volley for Vision event. The team played one of its most important games of the season last Friday (Oct. 27) against Indiana University (IU) East. ...

Women shutout to end season

Written By Allison Schubert, Copy Editor

October 31, 2017


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The women’s soccer team played its last two games of the regular season last week but failed to score in either. The first loss came on Wednesday as they hosted non-conference opponent Shawnee State University, a member of the Mid-South Conference. The Bears were 3-0 against River States Conference...

Croup’s Corner – Volley for Vision reaches new heights

Written By Josh Croup, Sports Columnist

October 31, 2017


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Ten years ago, the Point Park volleyball team started a tradition that has grown stronger with every passing year. It goes beyond a tradition of a pregame ritual or a celebration after victories. It even goes beyond the winning tradition that the volleyball program has instilled over the years. The...

XC squads claim team, individual victories at RSC preview meet

XC squads claim team, individual victories at RSC preview meet

Written By Josh Croup, Co-Sports Editor

October 24, 2017


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The men’s and women’s cross country teams dominated their dress rehearsal Saturday at the Asbury University Invitational ahead of the Nov. 4 River States Conference (RSC) meet. It was the last chance for both squads to compete before conferences and also against RSC competition, with six teams repr...

Women’s soccer knocks off top two RSC teams

Women’s soccer knocks off top two RSC teams

Written By Josh Croup, Co-Sports Editor

October 24, 2017


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Point Park entered last weekend on the verge of missing the conference tournament for the first time in six years, needing to pick up wins against the top two teams in the River States Conference (RSC) to stay alive in the postseason race. Friday and Sunday against West Virginia Tech and Rio Grande, ...

Men’s soccer forces OT on No. 3 Rio

Men’s soccer forces OT on No. 3 Rio

Written By Josh Croup, Co-Sports Editor

October 24, 2017


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The men’s soccer team dropped two tough 3-2 finals against two of the top teams in the River States Conference (RSC) last weekend, ending its five-game winning streak and dropping the club to fourth in the conference standings. The anticipated home weekend began against West Virginia Tech on Friday nigh...

Volleyball drops 3 straight on road

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

October 24, 2017


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The volleyball team ended its third four-game winning streak and suffered three consecutive losses on the road last week. The Pioneers kicked off the weekend of road matches at non-conference Mount Vernon Nazarene University in Ohio last Thursday. The Cougars swept the Pioneers 25-16, 25-21 and 25-...

Torres balances running, makeup, YouTube channel

Written By Lauren Ortego, Co-Copy Desk Chief

October 24, 2017


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Being a full-time student, collegiate athlete, working two jobs and running a YouTube channel with over 11,000 subscribers sounds like a full plate for a 21-year-old, but Eric “Spiffy” Torres came with his own fork, knife and appetite. “I’ve always been very energetic, very just out there and...

Green and gold run in Rozier’s family genes

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

October 24, 2017


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Monroeville native Jazlyn Rozier is one of four freshman on the 2017 Point Park volleyball team and is one of three family members to commit to the green and gold uniform. And she has two left feet. Friend and teammate Camryn LaMonaca recalls Rozier tripping and stumbling while walking up the stairs, ...

Pioneering sports journalist describes career transition

Written By Robert Berger, Co-News Editor

October 24, 2017


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To a standing room only crowd in 701 of the Student Center, journalist Dejan Kovacevic spoke to students and faculty about his 32 years of experience covering Pittsburgh sports. The presentation was made possible by the Pittsburgh Center for Sports Media and Marketing. It was the group’s second event...

Croup’s Corner – Anticipated weekend lives up to hype

Written By Josh Croup, Sports Columnist

October 24, 2017


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Once the seasonal Halloween stores close down at the end of the season, many of the spaces will be replaced with Christmas shops and calendar stores. I personally love the calendar stores. There’s a wide variety of creativity on display, from the simplest of 12-month displays to the most complicat...

Lone sophomore sets example volleyball team

Lone sophomore sets example volleyball team

Written By Megan Bixler

October 17, 2017


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Julia Menosky has always been a welcoming person with a positive attitude, but her tenacity was tested this fall season when she discovered she was the only one from her class on the Point Park University volleyball team that also featured thirteen newcomers. But as the season progressed, she turned t...