Point Park Globe

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...

Bison Rugby Club falls short in season’s second match

Bison Rugby Club falls short in season’s second match

Written By Joshua Croup

June 29, 2016

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Bison Break

Written By Alex Stumpf

June 29, 2016

Starting next year, Point Park will sponsor two new teams: men’s and women’s track and field. While there is an immediate benefit of adding a new program – attracting a new demographic of student athletes to the University – the real story is that Point Park is continuing to expand its athletic op...

Putting a new girl onto the green

Putting a new girl onto the green

Written By Gillian Belich

June 29, 2016

One new face on Point Park’s women’s golf team has been playing since the age of three. This fact showed during her initial match, where she placed first on the team and sixth place individually.  Alena Lancia came to Point Park on a scholarship and has worked her way into the lineup t...

Boshkova ‘fits perfectly’ with, adds potential to team

Written By Marina Weis

June 29, 2016

It is Wednesday morning after Tuesday night's women's basketball game in Houghton New York where the Pioneers defeated the Highlanders 57-48, and forward Anna Maria Boshkova is running on only three hours of sleep.The 6-foot-1-inch Bulgarian native not only never misses a game, but she also goes to cl...

Word From the Weiss

Word From the Weiss

Written By Zachary Weiss, Sports Columnist

June 29, 2016

After a 2-1 overtime victory against the University of Northwestern Ohio, the Point Park men’s soccer team is 3-1 on the season. How it has reached that point is different from past seasons. “[Coach Jeroen Walstra] wants us to be very strong defensively,” said goalkeeper Zak Borz...

A place to call home

Written By Kelly Grigg

June 29, 2016

They play again on April 21at 1 p.m.

AMC conference may lose value

Written By Alex Stumpf

June 29, 2016

 Point Park University has been a long-time member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), but a possible change to the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) could alter this. Even though these rumors have been swirling around for over a year, the speculation for t...

Ardinger contributes to two sports

Written By Marina Weis

June 29, 2016

Amanda Ardinger learned the value of hard work in high school when her volleyball team lost the Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League (WPIAL) championship, but then returned the next year and took home the title.Ardinger, now a Point Park University sophomore, carries the same hardworking at...

Athletes ‘get there’

Written By Kenny Taylor

June 29, 2016

Even though Detroit Tigers center fielder Don Kelly graduated from Point Park University, he did not feel as if he had to prove anything to anyone because of his success competing in tournaments against Division 1-A talent. Steve Fabian did not foresee himself playing for the Pittsburgh Riverhounds pr...

Austrian players add strength

Written By Alexander Stumpf

June 29, 2016

Despite the fact that the men’s soccer team has only played a handful of games this season, they already have a better record than last year’s team, which limped on to a one-win season following the ineligibility ruling of Alex Sala.Sala was ruled ineligible to play last year due to insufficient cr...