Vulcans remain undefeated, Rock falls 0-9

Brittany Fagan, Rocket Contributor
April 12, 2014
Filed under Sports

The Slippery Rock women’s tennis team was shut out 0-9 by California University of Pa. Thursday afternoon in a Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Western Division match. The Rock’s overall season record fell to 11-11 after the loss at Cal-U’s courts, and they are now 3-3 in the PSAC-West. The... Read more »

Softball splits with Crimson Hawks

Brian Hepfinger, Rocket Contributor
April 12, 2014
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The Slippery Rock University softball team (8-11 overall, 4-2 PSAC) split a doubleheader against Indiana University of Pennsylvania (13-7 overall, 7-3 PSAC) Saturday, April 6th. The two games were on opposite sides of the spectrum for SRU. The Rock dominated the first matchup, winning the game 10-2.... Read more »

Tennis serves Seton Hill a shutout

Tennis serves Seton Hill a shutout

Brittany Fagan, Rocket Contributor
April 10, 2014
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The Slippery Rock women's tennis team shut out Seton Hill University on their home courts Tuesday afternoon 9-0. The Rock improved their overall record to 11-10 while Seton Hill’s record dropped 2-11. They played two doubles and five singles matches. The Griffins didn’t play doubles three... Read more »

Rock crumbles under IUP’s offensive attack

Rock crumbles under IUP’s offensive attack

Matthew Morgan, Assistant Sports Editor
April 10, 2014
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The No. 7 Indiana University (Pa.) lacrosse team (9-2, 7-0 PSAC) reaffirmed their position in the national rankings by defeating Slippery Rock (4-7, 1-5 PSAC) by a score of 15-6. “I think we started to get a little tired and that led to us making a few more mistakes than we did at the beginning... Read more »

SRU and Fighting Scots split doubleheader

SRU and Fighting Scots split doubleheader

Brian Hepfinger, Rocket Contributor
April 10, 2014
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The Slippery Rock University softball team (9-12 overall, 5-3 PSAC) split a doubleheader against Edinboro University of Pennsylvania (8-12 overall, 3-5 PSAC) Wednesday. SRU has now split a doubleheader two times in a row. The Rock continues to win the first matchup of the doubleheader by a substantial... Read more »

Throwers pave way for men’s outdoor track

Throwers pave way for men’s outdoor track

Christian Stangroom, Rocket Contributor
April 9, 2014
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Eleven out of the 19 PSAC qualifying marks achieved by the Slippery Rock men's outdoor track and field team were met by throwers at the Dave Labor Invitational. The Dave Lavor Invite is the first of two home meets that SRU holds throughout the season. The next home meet will be on April 17. Sophomore... Read more »

Women’s outdoor track shines through rough weather conditions

Women’s outdoor track shines through rough weather conditions

Kristin Karam, Sports Editor
April 9, 2014
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The Slippery Rock women’s outdoor track and field team found the silver lining in a dreary day, recording 21 PSAC qualifications, four NCAA provisional marks and breaking a school record at the Dave Labor Invitational last Friday night. “Since we practice in similar conditions, we’re accustomed... Read more »

Baseball splits weekend series with Gannon, prepares for Seton Hill

Baseball splits weekend series with Gannon, prepares for Seton Hill

Ryan Barlow, Rocket Contributor
April 9, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Slippery Rock baseball team (20-10, 9-5 PSAC-West) was forced to settle with a series split against Gannon (9-21, 4-10 PSAC-West) on Sunday, both teams winning two games each. SRU lost the series opener on Saturday 6-11, but were able to bounce back in game two 7-6. They carried the momentum into... Read more »

Green and White racks up 40 runs in doubleheader

Green and White racks up 40 runs in doubleheader

Ryan Barlow, Rocket Contributor
April 3, 2014
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The Slippery Rock baseball team dominated a double header against Clarion University Tuesday, winning game one 27-10, and game two 13-4. Team captain and All-American shortstop Will Kengor led the Rock’s offense in both games, racking up seven RBI’s in game one, and two more in game two. “Everybody... Read more »

Himpele crowned Ms. SRU

Himpele crowned Ms. SRU

Kristin Karam, Sports Editor
April 3, 2014
Filed under Sports

After months of staying committed to a strict workout regimen and diet, senior Nicole Himpele took to the  stage and won the title of Ms. SRU in her first bodybuilding show. Himpele, a health and physical education major minoring in sport management and leadership, learned discipline through her... Read more »