Point Park Globe

Highlighting the talent and queerness in the WNBA

Written By Kayla Sterner, Co-Sports Editor March 29, 2023

Queer women have been central to the Women’s National Basketball Association — where would the league be without the LGBTQ+ community? In 2022 the WNBA celebrated its 25th birthday, and during those...

Female sportscasters opened the door for the rest of us: highlighting some that proved we belong

Written By Kayla Sterner, Co-Sports Editor March 15, 2023

In an industry that has been tainted as “a man’s world,” women are finally getting the opportunity to shatter the glass ceiling that has kept them out of the sports industry for so long. Today, little...

Black women that changed the world through sports and paved the way for future generations

Written By Kayla Sterner, Co-Sports Editor March 8, 2023

Since the dawn of time Black women have been the voice of change. Through their determination and knowledge they have sparked momentum to trailblaze a path for future generations of women, and sports are...

Senior guard Sierra Seneta (right) and freshman guard Alexis Giles (left) celebrate their win over SMWC. They face Midway on the road on Wednesday, February 22.

Women’s basketball wins first playoff game since 2015

Point Park will travel to Midway on Wednesday for next round
Written By Kayla Sterner, Co-Sports Editor February 22, 2023

The Pioneers (11-15, 7-10 RSC) won their first home playoff game in eight years after an 84-61 win over the St. Mary’s of the Woods College (16-11, 8-10 RSC) to advance to the second round of the River...

Women’s basketball defeats Ohio Christian University 116-85 while on the road Saturday

Ari Bleda and Taylor Rinn each notch double-doubles in the win to secure home playoff game
Written By Kayla Sterner, Co-Sports Editor February 22, 2023

  In a must-win River State Conference match to secure a home playoff game, the Pioneers (10-15, 6-10 RSC) came in clutch with a 31 point victory against Ohio Christian University (8-18, 6-10 RSC)...

Taylor Rinn becomes first Point Park athlete to score more than 1,000 points and 1,000 rebounds

Now sits atop all time rebounding record for women's basketball
Written By Kayla Sterner, Co-Sports Editor February 15, 2023

Standing at only 5-foot-9, you wouldn’t expect Taylor Rinn to dominate underneath the glass. But, that’s the beauty of heart over height in basketball. The senior forward came into this season with...

Women’s basketball find win over Carlow on senior night after three conference losses in a row

Team celebrates five graduating seniors in victory over cross city rival Celtics
Written By Kayla Sterner, Co-Sports Editor February 15, 2023

Point Park women’s basketball lost their third River States Conference match in a row against No. 13-ranked University of Rio Grande (22-3, 13-1 RSC) after they were outscored 108-73 on the road. Freshman...

Junior Guard Ari Bleda (center) goes for the opening tip off against WVU Tech.

Pioneers lose back-to-back River States Conference match-ups as playoffs approach

Rinn becomes first female athlete to record 1,000 points and 1,000 rebounds
Written By Kayla Sterner, Co-Sports Editor February 8, 2023

Senior forward Taylor Rinn snagged a rebound within four minutes of the first quarter against River States Conference foe WVU Tech (15-9, 8-5 RSC)  to become the first female athlete at Point Park to...

Taylor Rinn hits 1,215 career points and 999 rebounds to lead the Pioneers to back-to-back road wins

Written By Kayla Sterner, Co-Sports Editor February 2, 2023

Senior forward Taylor Rinn scored 27 points and snagged 17 boards to put up a double-double against River States Conference foe St-Mary’s-of-the-Woods (11-8, 3-8 RSC) to lead the Pioneers to a 94-55...

Taylor Rinn snags Point Park’s rebound record despite 86-77 loss to Indiana University East

Rinn has 969 rebounds with seven games left to play on the season
Written By Kayla Sterner, Co-Sports Editor January 25, 2023

Senior forward Taylor Rinn grabbed 16 rebounds against Indiana University East (8-11, 7-3) to clutch the Point Park rebounds record. With 969 career boards, Rinn edges out Angie Dawson (1985-89) who had...

Women’s basketball splits the weekend 1-1, falls to 6-11

Now 3-6 in the River State Conference ahead of roadtrip
Written By Kayla Sterner, Co-Sports Editor January 18, 2023

Point Park started the weekend off with a tough loss to RV Oakland City (13-3, 8-0), who are undefeated in the River State Conference and “receiving votes” for the NAIA Top 25 poll. The Pioneers (5-11,...

Women’s Basketball falls to Midway, blowout IU Southeast to start 2023

Taylor Rinn surpasses 900 rebounds, third player in school history to surpass the mark
Written By Kayla Sterner, Co-Sports Editor January 11, 2023

The Pioneers (4-10, 1-5 RSC) have struggled to find their rhythm this season and have let turnovers curse their court. Point Park turned the ball over 32 times in their home match-up against Midway (10-6,...

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