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Men’s track and field looks to beat Shippensburg as outdoor season begins

Jeffrey Cupp, Rocket Contributor

March 8

Filed under Sports

Coming off a second-place finish at the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) championship for the indoor season, the Slippery Rock University men’s outdoor track team looks build off their success in hopes of taking...

Rock basketball ends season with worst record of Reynolds’ career

Jordyn Bennett, Assistant Sports Editor

March 8

Filed under Sports

Rock men’s basketball head coach Kevin Reynolds and his team ended their season with a loss in the first round of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) tournament. SRU finished the season with a 14-15 record, head...

Rock football promotes academic excellence through self-run study tables

Jordyn Bennett, Assistant Sports Editor

March 8

Filed under Sports

NCAA Division II student-athletes are required to maintain a 2.0 GPA in order to remain eligible to play in their respected season. Slippery Rock holds mandatory study tables for its freshmen athletes and upper classmen who fail...

Women’s outdoor track and field focused on winning conference title

Keegan Beard, Rocket Contributor

March 8

Filed under Sports

After a successful indoor season, the Slippery Rock women’s track and field team turns its focus to the outdoor season. After placing third at the indoor Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference championships, the team will be...

Rock drops two of three in weekend series versus Kutztown

Justin Kraus, Rocket Contributor

March 5

Filed under Sports

Playing against a good 6-2 Kutztown team in Maryland over the weekend, the Slippery Rock University baseball team lost Saturday's game 1-4 and split the Sunday doubleheader, claiming the early game 9-7 and losing the second 1-5...

Thompson earns MVP, Rock men take second at indoor Championships

Stephen Cukovich, Rocket Contributor

March 2

Filed under Sports

Men's indoor track took second place this past weekend with a total of 141.5 points, losing by 1.5 points to Shippensburg University in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Indoor Track and Field Championships. Senior...

Women’s indoor track and field claim four titles at indoor championship, finish third in team standings

Jeffrey Cupp, Rocket Contributor

March 1

Filed under Sports

Over this past weekend, the Slippery Rock University’s women’s indoor track team earned a third-place finish in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Championship, coming away with four event titles and 92 points. On...

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