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SRU falls short against Simon Fraser

Brendan Howe, Rocket Contributor

September 19, 2017

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The SRU men’s soccer team made its furthest road trip of the season on Friday to face off against non-conference foe Simon Fraser University. The contest was the first between the two teams, and traveling over 2,600 miles, n...

Missing top two runners, men’s cross-country struggles

Keegan Beard, Rocket Contributor

September 19, 2017

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The Rock men’s cross country team fought through the heat last Saturday at the Kutztown Division II/III Challenge. The Rock’s usual top finishers senior Jeremy Parsons and sophomore Jared Nelson did not finish the race, hurting...

Volleyball drops four games over weekend tournament

Stephen Cukovich, Assistant Sports Editor

September 18, 2017

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Rock volleyball lost four games over the weekend in the Atlantic Regional Crossover in West Liberty and Wheeling, Wv. to take their season record to 8-4. On Friday in West Liberty, the Green and White first squared off against...

Women’s cross country finishes ninth in Kutztown

Stephen Cukovich, Assistant Sports Editor

September 17, 2017

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SRU women's cross country team finished 9th place on Saturday when the team traveled to Kutztown, Pa. to compete in the Division II and III Challenge. A total of 18 teams attended the race with 195 runners finishing.  Stonehill...

Field hockey loses fast-paced game to no. 3 Shippensburg

Justin Kraus, Sports Editor

September 17, 2017

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After a close 1-0 win over Washington and Jefferson on Wednesday, the Slippery Rock field hockey team fell 5-2 against no. 3 team in the nation, fellow Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) opponent, Shippensburg. The...

Women’s tennis starts off with win at Westminster

Stephen Cukovich, Assistant Sports Editor

September 16, 2017

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Rock tennis secured a 9-0 win last weekend to kick-off the season when the team traveled to Westminster University, and looks to keep it rolling as they take seven players this weekend to compete in the ITA Atlantic Regional Championships...

SRU men’s soccer defeats Storm for first victory of season

Brendan Howe, Rocket Contributor

September 15, 2017

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The Slippery Rock University men’s soccer team made a trip to Painesville, Ohio on Sunday to face off against Lake Erie College and returned home with its first win of the 2017 season. The victory, which concluded the team...

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