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Six game winning streak snapped by IUP

Levi Lewis, Rocket Contributor

April 6, 2012

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Indiana University of Pennsylvania snapped a nine-match Slippery Rock women’s tennis winning streak Tuesday when it handed the Green and White a loss in a battle of nationally-ranked PSAC-West teams. Senior Sarah Lynch won...

Rock softball swept by Mercyhurst and Edinboro, splits with Gannon

P.J. Shipe, Rocket Contributor

April 6, 2012

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Slippery Rock softball was swept by PSAC conference opponent Mercyhurst in a pair of one-run games Tuesday afternoon. The Rock dropped game one by a score of 1-0 and game two by a score of 4-3. With the losses, Slippery Rock...

Junior runner places ninth at Raleigh Relays

Kristin Karam, Rocket Contributor

April 6, 2012

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After a week off from competition, the Slippery Rock outdoor track and field teams competed at the Raleigh Relays and the Washington and Jefferson Invitational last weekend. The Raleigh Relays started on Friday and was a two-day...

Women’s lacrosse ends three game winning streak against Lock Haven

Madeline Williams, Assistant Sports Editor

April 6, 2012

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The Slippery Rock University women's lacrosse team ended its three-game winning streak on Tuesday night with a 17-7 loss to Lock Haven University in Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference action. With the loss, the Rock dropped...

Women’s lacrosse earns first shutout in over 25 seasons

Madeline Williams, Assistant Sports Editor

March 30, 2012

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Earning the first shutout victory since 1985, the Slippery Rock University women's lacrosse team dominated Wheeling Jesuit University to pick up a 16-0 non-conference win on Tuesday night. The Rock scored 13 first half goals...

Baseball splits seventh double header of season

Mike Hurliman, Rocket Contributor

March 30, 2012

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The Slippery Rock baseball team lost three out of four games against Lock Haven University on Saturday and Sunday as they continue to struggle in conference play. The Rock played Lock Haven in a doubleheader on Saturday at...

Senior pitcher throws no-hitter, Rock softball splits with Glenville State

P.J. Shipe, Rocket Contributor

March 30, 2012

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Before rain postponed its other two weekend matches, SRU softball played a double header last Friday against Glenville State (W.Va) and senior pitcher Shaylee Ianno threw her second career no-hitter in a 1-0 victory. In the...

Getting a workout with a Mr. SRU competitor

Madeline Williams, Assistant Sports Editor

March 30, 2012

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As a collegiate athlete on the Slippery Rock University women’s cross country and track and field team, I thought I was in great shape, until I worked out with SRU bodybuilder Adam Gibson. After watching Gibson compete in...

The life of a bodybuilder

Madeline Williams, Assistant Sports Editor

March 30, 2012

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If you’re in the Aebersold Student Recreation Center on any weekday afternoon, chances are, you might spot 22-year-old, elementary and special education major Adam Gibson pumping iron and preparing for his next bodybuilding...

Rock splits against Seton Hill

Mike Hurliman, Rocket Contributor

March 22, 2012

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Slippery Rock baseball pulled out a big split against nationally ranked Seton Hill University on Wednesday at Jack Critchfield Park. Seton Hill is ranked in the top-20 of all three of the national Division II polls and won...

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