Men’s basketball advances to PSAC Quarterfinals

Kristin Karam, Sports Editor
March 4, 2014
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After scoring only four points throughout the first nine minutes of play, the Slippery Rock men’s basketball team (20-9, 10-6 PSAC-West) regrouped and defeated Seton Hill University (15-12, 7-9 PSAC-West) 68-65 Saturday night in the First Round of PSAC Playoffs. The win by SRU marked the seventh... Read more »

Slow start ends in a 2-3 finish for softball at Shaw Challenge

Brian Hepfinger, Rocket Contributor
February 27, 2014
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The Slippery Rock University softball team opened up there season with a 2-3 record at the Shaw University Softball Challenge last weekend. On Saturday, SRU lost all three games. The first matchup was against Alderson-Broaddus University. Senior pitcher Emily Lobdell threw a complete game, but... Read more »

Rock slips in rivalry match against IUP

Rock slips in rivalry match against IUP

Kristin Karam, Sports Editor
February 27, 2014
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Slippery Rock fans packed into the Morrow Field House Wednesday night dressed in white in hopes of cheering on their men’s basketball team to victory over PSAC-rival Indiana University of Pa. The crowd’s energy, cheers and signs were shaken off by IUP as the Crimson Hawks took the victory 69-55. The... Read more »

Crimson Hawks rout Green and White

Crimson Hawks rout Green and White

Matthew Morgan, Assistant Sports Editor
February 27, 2014
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The Slippery Rock women’s basketball team (6-20, 3-13 PSAC-West) ended their 2013-14 season with a loss to the IUP Crimson Hawks (17-9, 8-8 PSAC West) in what could very well be SRU head coach Tanya Longo’s last game here at Slippery Rock. IUP claimed their final regular season win by a score... Read more »

Indoor track fine-tunes events at Kent State

Christian Stangroom, Rocket Contributor
February 25, 2014
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The Slippery Rock men's and women's indoor track teams earned a combined 52 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference marks at the Kent State Tune Up last Saturday. The women's team led SRU with 36 PSAC marks and 17 top-10 finishes while the men's team earned 16 PSAC marks and eight top-10 finishes. ... Read more »

Rock tennis splits weekend, improves to 3-5

Brittany Fagan, Rocket Contributor
February 25, 2014
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With a 9-0 win over Grove City College on Saturday and a 1-6 loss to St. Bonaventure University on Sunday, the Slippery Rock women’s tennis team improved their season record to 3-5. The Rock traveled to Olean, NY to play Division I St. Bonaventure University on Sunday. The Bonnies improved their... Read more »

Baseball takes three of four from Walsh

Ryan Barlow, Rocket Contributor
February 25, 2014
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The Slippery Rock baseball team kicked off their season winning three of four games against Walsh University (OH) last weekend. Slippery Rock opened the series on Saturday with a 3-5 loss but bounced back in game two with an 11-3 win. Junior starting pitcher Kyle Schneider led Slippery Rock to a 3-0... Read more »

Chambers, Rock fly past Griffins for win

Matthew Morgan, Assistant Sports Editor
February 24, 2014
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The Slippery Rock women’s basketball team  (6-19, 3-12 PSAC-West) played their final road game of the season and completed the season sweep with a win against the Griffins of Seton Hill (12-13, 4-11 PSAC West) Saturday afternoon, 62-60. SRU’s first victory against the Griffins came on Jan. 22,... Read more »

Men’s basketball outlasts Edinboro

Men’s basketball outlasts Edinboro

Kristin Karam, Sports Editor
February 20, 2014
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Strategic substitutions and a fast-paced second half performance allowed the Slippery Rock men’s basketball team (18-8, 9-5 PSAC-West) to shut down Edinboro University (9-16, 2-13 PSAC-West) 79-66 Wednesday night. The conference win kept SRU in the tournament’s fourth seed and moves them within... Read more »

Fighting Scots’ high-tempo offense knocks down Rock

Fighting Scots’ high-tempo offense knocks down Rock

Matthew Morgan, Assistant Sports Editor
February 20, 2014
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The first and last place PSAC-West teams faced off at Morrow Field House Wednesday night, with the top team coming out with an 82-64 victory. The Slippery Rock women’s basketball team (5-19, 2-12 PSAC-West) entered Wednesday night’s game against the Edinboro Fighting Scots (19-5, 13-1 PSAC-West)... Read more »