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Edinboro leads Erie-area schools in PSAC Dixon Trophy standings

   November 26, 2014 5:33 pm    0

Edinboro is seventh in the Dixon Trophy standings, leading the three area PSAC schools, following the fall season. Gannon is ninth, while Mercyhurst is 12th out of 18 conference schools in pursuit of the the trophy awarded annually to the league’s most successful school based on league playoffs and/or regular-season finishes. The trophy is in…

 

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Former area high school standouts have big week in PSAC West

Adam Blazek

   November 24, 2014 6:03 pm    0

Three former Erie County high school basketball standouts were honored today for big weeks on the court in the PSAC West. Edinboro redshirt freshman guard Jaymon Mason, a General McLane graduate, was named PSAC West freshman of the week, while Gannon senior guard Adam Blazek was selected as the PSAC West player of the week. Meanwhile, Villa Maria…

 

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Gannon’s Brunelli signs 2 early

   November 20, 2014 11:06 pm    0

Gannon women’s basketball head coach Jim Brunelli recently signed two players during the early signing period. Elissa Ellerbrock (Ottawa, Ohio/Glandorf), a 5-9 guard, and Lauren Tewes (Waterford, Mich./Kettering), a 5-11 forward, will join the Lady Knights for the 2015-16 season. Ellerbrock, a 4-year letter winner, averaged 12 points her first three seasons, and is the team…

 

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Gannon, ‘Hurst football players named to Academic All-District team

   November 6, 2014 11:47 pm    0

Four players from Gannon and three from Mercyhurst were named to the Capital One Academic All-District I football first team Thursday. Golden Knights quarterback Liam Nadler, offensive lineman Randy Toth, defensive back Nick Bengal and defensive lineman Matthew Gawlik all landed a spot on the top team and will move to the national ballot for…

 

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Lakers loving spoonful of success with 7-4 year

   October 22, 2014 5:53 pm    0

The Mercyhurst football team started this season at 0-4, smashed  by Indiana, Pa. 41-7 to punctuate the dismal streak. Coach Marty Schaetzle discovered a source of inspiration, an oversized 4-foot  spoon, which the Lakers  rallied behind in impressively by winning their last seven games to finish at 7-4 and have the best record against PSAC…

 

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Gannon’s Mahon repeats as PSAC Golf Champion Scholar

   October 22, 2014 1:41 pm    0

Gannon senior golfer Sean Mahon was named the PSAC Men’s Golf Champion Scholar for the second consecutive season at the conference tournament awards ceremony Sunday. The award honors the student-athlete with the top grade-point average who is competing at the site of each of the PSAC’s 23 team championship finals. Mahon, a finance major from…

 

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Gannon’s Wendel sets assist mark, earns weekly volleyball honors

   October 17, 2014 3:40 pm    0

Gannon volleyball player Megan Wendel recorded 54 assists against Shippensburg on Oct. 11 to become the program’s all-time assist leader, establishing a new mark of 3,771. Wendel, a senior setter, passed Jess Deemer (2000-03) who previously held the mark for Gannon. Wendel was named PSAC Western Division Volleyball Athlete of the Week and ECAC Co-Player…

 

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Former Central Tech runner Danielson wins ECAC honor with Gannon

   October 17, 2014 12:08 pm    0

Gannon freshman Bobby Danielson, a former Central Tech runner who graduated from Northwest Pennsylvania Collegiate Academy, has been named Eastern College Athletic Conference men’s cross country rookie of the week. Danielson placed second out of 35 runners on Oct. 11 to help Gannon to a team title at the Gannon-Mercyhurst Invitational at Pleasant Ridge Park. He…

 

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Former D-10 athletes contribute to Gannon water polo team

   October 15, 2014 12:39 am    0

Five former District 10 athletes are competing for the Gannon water polo team this season. Senior Cody Sherman, a McDowell graduate, leads the Knights in assists with 10 and is tied for fourth on the team with seven steals. Sherman also has one goal as the Knights are 2-5 (1-1 in the Collegiate Water Polo…

 

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Poll: Which team will win Mercyhurst-Gannon football showdown?

   October 10, 2014 8:18 am    0

The records would suggest that the Gannon football team is a strong favorite Saturday when it hosts archrival Mercyhurst at Gannon University Field. Gannon, after all, is 4-1 overall and 3-1 in the PSAC. Mercyhurst is 1-4 and 1-3. However, the game appears to be a closer matchup with a little analysis. (Here’s a link…

 

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