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Women’s XC places sixth

Matthew Morgan, Rocket Contributor

November 8, 2012

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Prior to the start of the season, the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference conducted a coaches poll to estimate where the teams would finish up the seasons. In that poll, the Slippery Rock women's cross country team was picked...

Women’s soccer earns playoff berth against Edinboro

Nikolas Horniacek, Rocket Contributor

November 8, 2012

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After clinching a playoff berth last Saturday afternoon at Edinboro University, the Slippery Rock University women’s soccer team fell to Gannon University 2-1 on Wednesday evening in another Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference...

Men’s XC takes fourth

Cody Gray, Rocket Contributor

November 8, 2012

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The Slippery Rock men’s cross country team took fourth place in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Championships this past Saturday at Cooper’s Lake Campground, missing third by only six points. Edinboro took first...

Rock men’s soccer beats Gannon, clinches playoff spot

Kristin Karam, Rocket Contributor

November 8, 2012

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The Slippery Rock men’s soccer team upset Gannon University 2-1 Wednesday to clinch a spot in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference playoffs. Heading into the game, the Rock was coming off of a 0-0 double overtime tie...

SRU prepares for Cal-U rematch

D.J. Vasil, Rocket Contributor

November 8, 2012

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Slippery Rock University football is on a two-game winning streak, their first winning streak of the year. Continuing that winning streak, however, will be a tough task as they hit the road to take on the No. 13 Vulcans of California...

Rock defeats Edinboro in overtime

D.J. Vasil, Rocket Contributor

November 8, 2012

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It was a chilly and windy homecoming game at Mihalik-Thompson Stadium, and four quarters wasn’t enough in deciding the winner between Slippery Rock and Edinboro. The Rock (4-4, 3-2) needed just three plays in overtime, as junior...

Women’s soccer earns playoff berth against Edinboro

Nikolas Horniacek, Rocket Contributor

November 8, 2012

Filed under Sports

After clinching a playoff berth last Saturday afternoon at Edinboro University, the Slippery Rock University women’s soccer team fell to Gannon University 2-1 on Wednesday evening in another Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference...

Women’s XC places sixth

Matthew Morgan, Rocket Contributor

November 8, 2012

Filed under Sports

Prior to the start of the season, the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference conducted a coaches poll to estimate where the teams would finish up the seasons. In that poll, the Slippery Rock women's cross country team was picked...

Slippery Rock sinks U.S. Naval Academy in exhibition matchup game

Madeline Williams, Sports Editor

November 8, 2012

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The Slippery Rock University men’s basketball team kicked off the season by beating the United States Naval Academy 79-56 on Sunday afternoon in the first of two Division I exhibition action games. The Green and White led the...

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