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Softball drops final two games to Gannon

Stephen Cukovich, Rocket Contributor

May 1, 2017

Filed under Sports

The SRU softball team lost their final two games of the regular season in their doubleheader with Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) West first-place Gannon University (27-12) on Sunday, losing the first game 10-1 and...

Rock lacrosse clinches first playoff birth

Jake Bartus, Rocket Contributor

April 30, 2017

Filed under Sports

Win and you're in. Those were the stakes for the Slippery Rock lacrosse team as they traveled to Shippensburg for their last regular season game. The Rock would go on to win the game 18-6,  clinching a playoff spot for the first...

Rock lacrosse loses another close one to top ranked team

Jordyn Bennett, Assistant Sports Editor

April 29, 2017

Filed under Sports

A late three goal run was not enough for Rock lacrosse (11-5, 6-5) on Wednesday in 10-9 loss to No. 17 Mercyhurst (10-4, 8-3). It is SRU's third loss to a nationally ranked opponent this year. "We gave up an early 6-0 run...

Rock splits doubleheader to move into three-way tie for second

Justin Kraus, Rocket Contributor

April 29, 2017

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The Slippery Rock University baseball team split a doubleheader at Gannon University on Friday, which brings SRU into a three-way tie for second-place in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) western division. Game...

Rock women hit six NCAA marks at home

Keegan Beard, Rocket Contributor

April 28, 2017

Filed under Sports

The Slippery Rock women's track team was in action last week at the SRU Open with 26 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference(PSAC) marks and six NCAA provisional marks hit by Rock athletes. The meet was highlighted by senior...

Rock outdoor track and field claim 10 event victories at home

Jeffrey Cupp, Rocket Contributor

April 26, 2017

Filed under Sports

Slippery Rock University’s men’s outdoor track team hosted the SRU open last Thursday night where they came away with 10 event victories alongside 32 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) qualifying marks, and two...

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