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Rock softball prepares to finish season on high note

P.J. Shipe, Rocket Contributor

April 20, 2012

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Slippery Rock’s softball team began the final week of the regular season by sweeping Clarion in a non-conference doubleheader with a 2-0 win in game one followed by an 11-2 victory in game two on Tuesday. With the victories,...

Green and White dominates Dave Labor Invitational

Kristin Karam, Rocket Contributor

April 20, 2012

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The Slippery Rock outdoor track and field teams dominated the competition at the Dave Labor Invitational last Saturday. The home invite was renamed this year after the late Dave Labor. Labor was an assistant coach with the...

Lacrosse scores 22 goals, wins third consecutive match

Madeline Williams, Assistant Sports Editor

April 20, 2012

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The Slippery Rock University women's lacrosse team won its third consecutive game on Sunday with a 22-13 victory over Shepherd University. The Rock went on an 8-0 run midway through the first period to score a season-high 17...

Rock loss ends eight-game winning streak

Mike Hurliman, Rocket Contributor

April 20, 2012

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Slippery Rock baseball split their four-game series against No. 23 Mercyhurst with two home losses on Friday and two road victories on Saturday. Mercyhurst showed their dominance early on by shutting out Slippery Rock in the...

Green and White sweeps East Stroudsburg

P.J. Shipe, Rocket Contributor

April 13, 2012

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Slippery Rock softball extended its winning streak to three games with a sweep of East Stroudsburg Saturday afternoon. The Rock took game one with a 2-1 victory then followed it up with a 5-1 victory in game two. The Rock improved...

Rock excels at Slippery Rock Open invite

Kristin Karam, Rocket Contributor

April 13, 2012

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The Slippery Rock outdoor track and field team took full advantage of competing at home when they hosted the Slippery Rock Open last Thursday. “It’s definitely a huge adrenaline rush competing at home,” sophomore Anthony...

Rock sweeps Fairmont, extends winning streak to eight games

Madeline Williams, Assistant Sports Editor

April 13, 2012

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The Rock baseball team extended their winning streak to eight games after a four-game sweep of Fairmont State University on Saturday and Sunday at Jack Critchfield Park. Coach Jeff Messer commented on Slippery Rock's eight-game...

Soph. shines against IUP

Madeline Williams, Assistant Sports Editor

April 13, 2012

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Last Thursday, in the 18-13 upset over No. 12 Indiana University of Pennsylvania, sophomore Slippery Rock University women's lacrosse standout Lauren Laubach scored six goals, dished out one assist, and had four draw controls...

Lacrosse gets first ever win against IUP

Madeline Williams, Assistant Sports Editor

April 13, 2012

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The Slippery Rock University women's lacrosse team earned its first win over Indiana University of Pa. in program history, and perhaps the biggest upset of the season last Thursday by a score of 18-13 at Milhalik-Thompson Stadium. The...

Rock defeats Mansfield, 5-4

Mike Hurliman, Rocket Contributor

April 13, 2012

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Rock Baseball defeated Mansfield University on Sunday, April 1 by the score of 5 to 4 at Jack Critchfield Park to extend the Green and White's winning streak to four games. Pitcher Kyle Schneider threw a four-hit shutout through...

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