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Mark your calenders for these area PSAC women’s basketball games

By | August 21, 2014 2:53 pm | 0 Comments

Gannon released its women’s basketball schedule this week, providing a glimpse of some great local PSAC matchups this winter. Rivalry games against Mercyhurst and Edinboro are always a big draw. The Knights visit Mercyhurst on Nov. 22 (1 p.m. tip-off) and host the Lakers in the annual Pink Zone doubleheader on Jan. 31. Gannon hosts…


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Countdown to Kickoff for college football: 29

By | July 30, 2014 7:30 am | 0 Comments

College Kickoff Countdown is a daily series on the On Campus blog. There are now 29 days until the opening day of the 2014 season. Number of the day: 29 Gannon running back Jansen Jones and quarterback Liam Nadler combined for 29 rushing touchdowns in 2013, and no other Golden Knights player scored a rushing…


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Area student-athletes claim academic honors

By | July 24, 2014 5:44 pm | 0 Comments

The academic accolades keep pouring in this week for area college student-athletes. Here’s this week’s list of area honorees: ▀ Penn State Behrend basketball players Mike Knoll and Dan Kress were named to the 2013-14 National Association of Basketball Coaches Honors Court. Knoll, a 6-foot 6-inch forward who graduated from Cathedral Prep, averaged 6.1 points and…


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Gannon’s Caliste named BSN Preseason All-American


By | July 17, 2014 11:48 pm | 0 Comments

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…


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Gannon claims 4 Top Team GPA Awards in PSAC

By | July 16, 2014 12:21 am | 0 Comments

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…


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Gannon golfer Munoz makes All-America Scholar Team

By | July 10, 2014 1:15 pm | 0 Comments

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…


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Area PSAC student-athletes excel in classroom

By | July 3, 2014 9:48 pm | 0 Comments

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…


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Hansen, Papich earn NCAA Woman of the Year nominees

By | June 25, 2014 12:35 am | 0 Comments

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,…


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Check out video showing progress of Gannon Rec Center

By | June 17, 2014 11:53 am | 0 Comments

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.


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