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Gannon senior return specialist Justin Caliste was named to the Beyond Sports Network NCAA Division II Preseason All-America third team this week. Caliste was named to the BSN Preseason second team in 2012. The Roseville, Calif., native is a three-time All-PSAC player, including back-to-back first-team selections the past two seasons. Caliste set the Knights’ single-season record… View Article
Gannon finished as the runner-up in the PSAC in the Top Team GPA Awards from the 2013-14 academic year. The awards honor the teams with the top cumulative team grade-point average in each of the 21 sponsored sports within the PSAC. The league hosts 23 championships, however, indoor and outdoor track and field are counted… View Article
Gannon golfer Diana Munoz was selected to the Women’s Golf Coaches Association All-America Scholar Team this week. Munoz, a rising sophomore, was one of 664 women’s golfers at the Division I, II and III levels to receive the honor. For the fourth consecutive season, a Gannon women’s golfer was selected to the team. Student-athletes must… View Article
As fans of college sports, we sometimes can forget we root for teams that are comprised of student-athletes. The student always comes before the athlete. So it’s nice to see area universities are producing many well-rounded individuals who excel in the classroom, as well as on the field/court/etc… Gannon had a school-record 186 student-athletes named… View Article
Recent graduates Sarah Hansen (Florida Gulf Coast) and Jen Papich (Gannon) have finished their college basketball careers, but each earned another accolade to cap their impressive résumés. Both were named as NCAA Woman of the Year nominees this week. The award honors women who excel inside and outside college athletics. Hansen, a General McLane graduate,… View Article
Here’s an updated look at Gannon Recreation and Wellness Center during its renovation. The video is provided by Gannon University. Gannon Rec Center Modernization Update (June 13, 2014) from Gannon University Athletics on Vimeo.
Dave Arnold, who was an assistant football coach for Mercyhurst the past four seasons, has decided to leave the program and go back home to Warren, Ohio and assist his brother Steve at Warren Harding High School. “I figured it is a good time for me to help my brother,” Arnold said. “I’ve spent a… View Article
Gannon University recently had its Hammermill Center floor painted and refinished. Check out this photo tweeted by Gannon women’s basketball coach Jim Brunelli. “Gosh is it BEAUTIFUL!” Brunelli tweeted. … We agree.
Edinboro placed 17th overall out of 246 schools to finish as the top team from the PSAC in the final Division II Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup standings. Grand Valley State finished with 1,030 points to win the Learfield Cup for the ninth time. Points are awarded based on a maximum of seven men’s and seven… View Article
Gannon women’s basketball coach Jim Brunelli s announced the signing of McKenna Shives for the 2014-15 season. Shives joins Kelsey Dugger, who signed in the early signing period in December. Shives averaged 17.9 points, 3.4 assists, 2.4 rebounds and 3.4 steals per game in her senior season at Struthers High School of the All-American Conference, helping the Wildcats… View Article