No. 13 Lindenwood unfazed by Rock

Matthew Morgan, Assistant Sports Editor
March 13, 2014
Filed under Sports

Coming off a lopsided victory against West Virginia Wesleyan, the Slippery Rock women’s lacrosse team (1-1) was handed their first loss of the season by the Lions of Lindenwood University, MO (3-1) last Friday. The Lions, ranked 13th in the nation, defeated the Green and White by a score of 19-11. Lindenwood... Read more »

Rock baseball splits doubleheader with Shippensburg

Ryan Barlow, Rocket Contributor
March 13, 2014
Filed under Sports

The Slippery Rock baseball team split a double header with their conference foe Shippensburg on Saturday.  The Rock took game one from the Raiders after sophomore catcher Alex Bell hit a game-tying home run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth, and a walk-off RBI single in the eleventh to win the... Read more »

SRU bounced from PSAC playoffs in 2OT

SRU bounced from PSAC playoffs in 2OT

Kristin Karam, Sports Editor
March 6, 2014
Filed under Photo Slideshows, Sports

As the final seconds ticked away in regulation of the Quarterfinal Round of the PSAC Playoffs against Gannon University, the Slippery Rock men's basketball team saw the game-winning basket bounce off the rim. Five minutes of play later, they watched the same scenario occur again, sending the game... Read more »

SRU drops series in Tennessee

SRU drops series in Tennessee

Ryan Barlow, Rocket Contributor
March 6, 2014
Filed under Sports

The Slippery Rock baseball team lost in extra innings on Sunday to close out a three game series with King University by a score of 9-8. Slippery Rock lost game one 7-3 on Saturday afternoon, but bounced back in game two to win 7-4. The Rock eventually dropped game three and brought their overall... Read more »

Rock offense powers past Bobcats

Rock offense powers past Bobcats

Matthew Morgan, Assistant Sports Editor
March 6, 2014
Filed under Sports

The Slippery Rock women’s lacrosse team (1-0) opened their season Wednesday night with a 21-3 win at home against the West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats (1-1). The Rock offense was unfazed by the freezing conditions and exploded for 11 goals in the first half and 10 in the second. “I think our... Read more »

NFL suggests banning ‘N’ word

Steven Bartley, Rocket Contributor
March 6, 2014
Filed under Sports

The NFL reported recently that they want to put a penalty on racial or sexual slurs beginning this season, specifically the ‘N’ word. Controversy regarding the topic is now circulating. The league wants to put a 15-yard penalty for the use of the word, but is this the NFL’s battle to pick? Are... Read more »

Men’s indoor track breaks two records, finishes third

Christian Stangroom, Rocket Contributor
March 5, 2014
Filed under Sports

The Slippery Rock men's indoor track set two school records on their way to a third place finish at the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Championships  (PSAC) this past weekend. The Rock also recorded four NCAA provisional marks. Slippery Rock men’s track finished Sunday, the last day... Read more »

SRU baseball drops three-game series to King

Ryan Barlow, Rocket Contributor
March 5, 2014
Filed under Sports

The Slippery Rock baseball team lost in extra innings on Sunday to close out a three game series with King University by a score of 9-8. Slippery Rock lost game one 7-3 on Saturday afternoon, but bounced back in game two to win 7-4. The Rock eventually dropped game three and brought their overall... Read more »

Women’s indoor wins PSAC Championship

Women’s indoor wins PSAC Championship

Christian Stangroom, Rocket Contributor
March 5, 2014
Filed under Sports

 Slippery Rock women’s indoor track won the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Championship with 108 points, beating the four-time defending champions, Shippensburg University. East Stroudsburg took second place behind the Rock with 86.5 points and Shippensburg fell to third with 85.5... Read more »

Rock tennis defeats Allegheny College

Brittany Fagan, Rocket Contributor
March 5, 2014
Filed under Sports

The Slippery Rock women’s tennis team defeated Division III Allegheny College 7-2 last Friday night to improve their season record to 4-5. Allegheny College saw its season record fall to 4-3 after the loss. The event consisted of three doubles and six singles matches. Senior Nikolina Grbac... Read more »