Point Park Globe

‘Chemistry’ will set tone on break

Written By Alex Stumpf

June 29, 2016

As of Sunday afternoon, many Point Park students will be relaxing and enjoying their Spring break. Some may even go down to Florida to catch some sun. However, even though the baseball team is heading down to Florida during Spring break, they are going to work hard.Instead of relaxing, the Pioneers wi...

Chi Alpha Sigma honors athletes

Written By Zac Weiss

June 29, 2016

On Friday March 18, Point Park University held a luncheon at the Engineers' Society in downtown Pittsburgh to honor 27 student athletes for their accomplishments both on and off the field."Chi Alpha Sigma is the National College Athlete Honor Society," Director of Athletics Dan Swalga said. "A not fo...

Coach Kosanovich leaves after five years

Written By Alex Stumpf

June 29, 2016

As the Point Park University's Lady Pioneers begin the last half of their season, preparations are already being made for the next season.A fundamental change is being made as Head Coach Sam Kosanovich will relinquish his title, a position he has held for five years."Kosanovich served a dual-role as...

Coach Torres hopes he has found his missing pieces

Written By Zachary Weiss

June 29, 2016

Last season marked the beginning of a new era for Point Park University's men's baseball team, which finished with a record of 13-26 following Head Coach Loren Torres' assumption of leadership. "I personally always felt that we were a couple of hitters short in our lineup and a couple of arms away in...

Column As I See ‘Em

Written By Pete Bridge

June 29, 2016

Paul Zeise, Bob Pompeani, Michael Holley and Don Kelly: three respected names in the world of sports journalism and one professional athlete that all attended Point Park University. These names, along with recent media attention to the athletic programs, are giving Point Park a more respected name.Sure, no...

Column As I See ‘Em

Written By Pete Bridge

June 29, 2016

One hundred and thirty teams compete in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Division II in women's basketball. Of those, 32 qualify for the single elimination national tournament to try to become the number one in the nation, and of those 32, Point Park University is one of them.We se...

Column As I See ‘Em

Written By Pete Bridge

June 29, 2016

In the common title “student-athlete,” the accomplishments on the athletic field are usually much more impressive than those in the classroom. Student-athletes who fail to meet basic GPA requirements or attendance policies fill the headlines in newspapers across the country. Head volleyball coach Mi...

Baseball team reaches forty wins

Written By Alex Stumpf

June 29, 2016

With an 11-1 thrashing of Fisher College on Saturday during an abbreviated contest, the Point Park University baseball team completed their season sweep of the American Mideast Conference and reached the 40-win plateau.“It feels great to reach 40 wins,” third year head coach Loren Torres said du...

Scoring the golden goal in overtime to start off the winning streak

Scoring the golden goal in overtime to start off the winning streak

Written By Christine Cestra

June 29, 2016

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Beatty makes an impact on Point Park women

Written By Malik Vincent

June 29, 2016

Hustling, hardworking and focused were three terms that Point Park University Head Women's Basketball Coach Sam Kosanovich used to describe junior guard Kristen Beatty.A transfer from the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC), Beatty has found a way to adjust to the game on Point Park's level. Sh...

Pioneer volleyball extends win streak to eight matches

Pioneer volleyball extends win streak to eight matches

Written By Zachary Weiss

June 29, 2016

Forgive Point Park if it is excited about its recent play. The Pioneers’ womens volleyball team has won eight straight matches and 24 consecutive sets to bring its overall record to 10-6 and Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (KIAC) mark to a perfect 6-0. Kelsey Veydt, one of three ...

Bison Break

Written By Andrew Goldstein

June 29, 2016

 One of the most important advantages any team could have is being able to play at home. Having a home turf close to campus allows teams to play in front of large crowds rooting just for them and gives any squad an undeniable advantage.That wasn’t the case in past years for the men’s and women’s so...