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Softball draws even in first PSAC-West play

Stephen Cukovich, Rocket Contributor

April 4, 2017

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SRU softball went 1-1 in their double-header against Mercyhurst on Monday afternoon in their first Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) West contest at the SRU softball complex. The Rock lost the first game 5-2 but...

Tennis splits out-of-conference weekend matches

Joshua Kellem, Rocket Contributor

April 4, 2017

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The Slippery Rock Women's team lost their first match, against West Virginia State, but won one their second, against Davis & Elkins, this past weekend, ending their three-game losing streak. The team now stands at an overall...

Rock lacrosse takes first lost of season

Jake Bartus, Rocket Contributor

April 3, 2017

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On the heels of a program-best 7-0 start, the Slippery Rock women's lacrosse team traveled for a game with Bloomsburg University Saturday afternoon. Coming into the game Bloomsburg was 5-3 and looking to knock off the unbeaten...

Offense powers Rock baseball to extend win streak to 10

Justin Kraus, Rocket Contributor

April 3, 2017

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The Slippery Rock university baseball team swept a doubleheader against the University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown on Saturday in thunderous fashion, scoring 29 runs between the two contests. The Rock won the two games 17-10 and 12-6,...

Rock rolls over West Virginia Wesleyan with 19-3 blowout

Jordyn Bennett, Assistant Sports Editor

March 31, 2017

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Rock lacrosse (7-0, 3-0) continues its undefeated season as they dominated a young West Virginia Wesleyan College (1-6, 0-0) in a 19-3 victory on Tuesday afternoon. Head coach Emily Hopkins said that in the past her team would...

Rock women’s track and field competes in two meets in split squad weekend

Keegan Beard, Rocket Contributor

March 31, 2017

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The Slippery Rock women’s track and field team was split this past weekend with a select group competing at the Adidas Raleigh Relays at NC State University, while the rest of the team stayed north to compete at the California...

Men’s track continues outdoor success during split meet weekend

Jeffrey Cupp, Rocket Contributor

March 29, 2017

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Slippery Rock University’s men’s track team competed in the Raleigh Relays in North Carolina and the Early Bird Meet hosted by California University (Pa.) over the weekend, recording 24 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference...

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