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Rock prepares for Gannon after loss to Ship

D.J. Vasil, Rocket Contributor

September 13, 2012

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Slippery Rock University football will begin its quest of defending their title as the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference West Division champions tomorrow at Mihalik-Thompson Stadium, as the Rock will take on the Gannon Knights. The...

Field Hockey starts 2-0 for first time since 1997

Cody McCullough, Rocket Contributor

September 7, 2012

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The Slippery Rock University women's field hockey team got out to a 2-0 start for the first time since 1997 with two dominating wins over Assumption College (3-1) and American International College (6-1) last weekend. With...

Volleyball gets off to rocky start

Brian Hepfinger, Rocket Contributor

September 7, 2012

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The Slippery Rock University women’s volleyball opened their season by dropping three of their four matches at the Millersville Marauder Clash tournament this past weekend. The Rock was handed a pair of 3-1 losses by Adelphi...

Green and White shuts out Mercyhurst for second straight win

Nikolas Horniacek, Rocket Contributor

September 7, 2012

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The 10th-ranked Slippery Rock University women’s soccer team demonstrated their strength as they powered past Mercyhurst University in a 5-0 shutout victory on Wednesday night. The Rock turned it on in the second half, scoring...

Slippery Rock gets first win of the season

Kristin Karam, Assistant Sports Editor

September 7, 2012

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After settling with two double overtime ties at the SRU Soccer Tournament, Slippery Rock’s men’s soccer team swept Seton Hill University 6-1 on Wednesday to advance their record to 1-0-2. The Rock began their season with...

Women’s Cross Country

Matthew Morgan, Rocket Contributor

September 7, 2012

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Slippery Rock University senior Stephanie Case finished in first place at the Daniel Walker Invitational this past weekend, completing the 5,000-meter race in 18:23. Case guided the Rock to a second place overall finish with...

Men’s Cross Country

Cody Gray, Rocket Contributor

September 7, 2012

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The Slippery Rock University men’s cross country team kicked off their season with a second place finish at the Daniel Walker Invitational last weekend, with five runners placing in the top 16 of the competition. The only...

Slippery Rock rolls over Seton Hill

D.J. Vasil, Rocket Contributor

September 7, 2012

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Slippery Rock University Football opened up the 2012 season in convincing fashion, by rolling over the Seton Hill Griffins 52-6 in a non-conference game at Mihalik-Thompson Stadium last Thursday night. After a three and out...

PSAC adds two schools to conference

Gregory Macafee, Rocket Contributor

August 31, 2012

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The Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference will add two new schools to the conference in 2013-14, making it the largest conference in NCAA Division II. Seton Hill University, located in Greensburg, Pa., and the University of...

Sixth ranked volleyball sets high expectations

Brian Hepfinger, Rocket Contributor

August 31, 2012

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The Slippery Rock University women’s volleyball team is ready to have a successful season, entering with a 6th place preseason ranking in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference. California University of Pa. is predicted...

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