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Rock seeks redemption against Kutztown

D.J. Vasil, Rocket Contributor

September 28, 2012

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One thing is very clear for Slippery Rock University’s football team as they enter this Saturday’s matchup with defending Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference-East Champions Kutztown University – they cannot afford to...

Rock hopes to keep rolling against Lakers

D.J. Vasil, Rocket Contributor

September 21, 2012

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Slippery Rock University football will hit the road to continue Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference-West play and take on the Lakers of Mercyhurst University at Tullio Field tomorrow afternoon. The Rock (2-1, 1-0) defeated...

Women’s XC takes second at Mack Cooper Classic

Matthew Morgan, Rocket Contributor

September 20, 2012

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Remaining unbeaten on the year, senior Stephanie Case dominated the 6,000-meter course at the Mack Cooper Classic in 22:25, leading the Slippery Rock women’s cross country team to a second place team finish last Friday. First...

Mens XC places third

Cody Gray, Rocket Contributor

September 20, 2012

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In the first of three home meets at Cooper's Lake Campground, the Slippery Rock men’s cross country squad took third place at the Mack Cooper Classic last Friday. The Rock finished the meet with 84 points, finishing behind...

Volleyball goes 3-0 at Shepherd Tournament

Brian Hepfinger, Rocket Contributor

September 20, 2012

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The SRU women’s volleyball team swept the competition this past weekend at the Shepherd Tournament, going 3-0 during the two-day event. On their first day of action, the ladies won both of their matches.  The first match...

Men’s soccer suffers first PSAC loss

Kristin Karam, Assistant Sports Editor

September 20, 2012

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The Slippery Rock men’s soccer team endured their first loss this season on Thursday against Mercyhurst University after recording a tie against Urbana University last Saturday. Slippery Rock kicked off a six-home game stretch...

Slippery Rock women’s soccer shuts out IUP

Nikolas Horniacek, Rocket Contributor

September 20, 2012

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The Slippery Rock women’s soccer team bounced back from a loss to Kutztown University on Saturday with a convincing 2-0 shutout win on Wednesday afternoon against conference rival Indiana University of Pa. After suffering...

Men’s soccer records two consecutive shutouts

Kristin Karam, Assistant Sports Editor

September 14, 2012

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The Slippery Rock’s men’s soccer team broke into the national ranking and recorded two shut outs on the road against Alderson-Broaddus and the University of Pittsburgh Johnstown to improve their season record to 3-0-2. Head...

Rock men’s basketball gets two NCAA Division I matchups

Gregory Macafee, Rocket Contributor

September 14, 2012

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The Slippery Rock University men's basketball team will start its 2012-2013 season by playing exhibition games against two NCAA Division I teams, the U.S. Naval Academy and the University of Michigan. The Rock will first travel...

SRU Volleyball goes 2-1 at Tony Banner Tournament

Brian Hepfinger, Rocket Contributor

September 14, 2012

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The Slippery Rock women’s volleyball team got off to a great start this past weekend at the Tony Banner Invitational in Clarion, Pa. with a 3-2 victory over Shepherd University. The Green and White won the first set of the...

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