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Without key players, women’s basketball falls apart late in blowout at IUP

Cody Nespor, Sports Editor

February 5

Filed under Sports

Missing two key players and being on the road, the Slippery Rock University women's basketball team was fighting an uphill battle Saturday against the Indiana University (Pa.) Crimson Hawks. The Rock, coming into this game...

Carnegie Mellon too much for Rock tennis in spring opener

Joshua Kellem, Rocket Contributor

February 5

Filed under Sports

On Saturday, Feb. 4, the Slippery Rock's women's tennis team lost their spring season opener to Carnegie Mellon 9-0. Entering the match-up, Carnegie Mellon was ranked no. 12 in all of division-III, ultimately proving to be...

Rock head coach elected president of American Baseball Coaches Association

Justin Kraus, Rocket Contributor

February 2

Filed under Sports

Slippery Rock University head baseball coach Jeff Messer has been a member of the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) for just as long as he has been head coach at SRU-- 32 years. After 32 years of hard work, Messer has...

Women’s indoor track off to a strong start following winter break

Jeffrey Cupp, Rocket Contributor

February 2

Filed under Sports

The Slippery Rock Women's indoor track team returned to action after the long winter break with the YSU Invitational on Jan. 20 and the Spire Midwest Open on Jan. 28. In their first two meets of the second half of the indoor...

A rare combination of experience and talent has Rock tennis excited for spring portion of the season

Cody Nespor, Sports Editor

February 2

Filed under Sports

Following a solid show in this year's fall portion of the season, the Slippery Rock University's tennis team is looking to make an impact in the spring portion the schedule. The team is composed of two all-conference juniors from...

Reinhardt breaks NCAA mark in weekend meet

Stephen Cukovich, Rocket Contributor

January 31

Filed under Sports

Graduate student David Reinhardt broke an NCAA provisional mark in the weight throw competition with a 17.55-meter toss this past weekend when The Rock traveled to the SPIRE institute in Geneva, OH for the SPIRE Midwest Open. Two...

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