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Former D-10 athletes help Akron win swim crown

By | April 24, 2014 7:15 pm | 0 Comments

 

Former McDowell swimmer Kelsey Ferrante, a junior at the University of Akron, recently won medals in several events at the three-day Mid-American Conference swimming and diving championships at the Spire Institute in Geneva, Ohio, in March. Ferrante was named to the All-MAC first team and helped the Zips win the conference championship for the first time… View Article

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Erie’s Case named region co-gymnast of year after qualifying for NCAAs

Marie Case

By | April 6, 2014 4:43 pm | 0 Comments

 

In a season of honors, Marie Case added a couple more this weekend with the Kent State gymnastics team. Case, Mercyhurst Prep graduate and former Lakettes Academy star, was named Central Region Co-Gymnast of the Year by the National Association of Collegiate Gymnastics Coaches/Women on Saturday. She shared the honor with LSU standout Rheagan Courville…. View Article

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On Campus notebook: D’Ambrosio bound for Hall of Fame again

By | January 26, 2014 7:00 am | 0 Comments

 

Jay D’Ambrosio, a 1990 Fairview High School graduate, will be inducted into the Grove City College Athletic Hall of Fame on Feb. 22. D’Ambrosio is a six-time NCAA Division III All-American swimmer who excelled in the backstroke from 1990-94. In 2002, D’Ambrosio was inducted into the Grove City Swimming and Diving Hall of Fame and… View Article

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Area grads Ragen, Steele help Buffalo to swimming wins

By | January 14, 2014 3:34 pm | 0 Comments

 

Iroquois graduate Rachael Ragen and Cathedral Prep grad Tommy Steele helped the University at Buffalo swimming teams to a sweep of Niagara in the Bulls’ first meet of the new year Saturday. Ragen had one win and two second-place finishes as the Buffalo women won 153-112 at Niagara University. Steele had a second-place finish as the… View Article

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Check out video of Cleve Wright at Miami (Ohio)

By | April 20, 2013 10:16 am | 0 Comments

 

Gannon women’s basketball coach Cleve Wright accepted the Miami (Ohio) University head coaching position Friday in news conference in Oxford, Ohio. Read more about the Gannon community’s reaction to his departure. Also, check out a photo gallery and watch the Miami press conference announcing his hire below:

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Area gymnasts Case, Stoicovy get berths in NCAA regionals

By | March 26, 2013 12:27 pm | 0 Comments

 

Two area gymnasts, Mercyhurst Prep graduate Marie Case and McDowell graduate Stephanie Stoicovy, have qualified for the National Collegiate Women’s Gymnastics Championships. Both will compete in NCAA Regionals on April 6. Case, a junior, has qualified with her Kent State team for the Tuscaloosa Regional, which will be hosted by Alabama starting at 6 p.m. The regional… View Article

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Area standouts’ college teams lose in first round of WNIT

By | March 21, 2013 5:16 am | 0 Comments

 

Mercyhurst Prep graduate Kirsten Olowinski‘s college career came to a close and General McLane grad Sarah Hansen‘s junior season ended Thursday in the first round of the WNIT women’s basketball tournament. Olowinski, a 6-foot 1-inch senior forward, had a game-high 14 rebounds to go with eight points, but her Miami (Ohio) team lost at Illinois… View Article

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McBride, Notre Dame get NCAA top seed; 2 area stars in WNIT

By | March 19, 2013 6:35 am | 0 Comments

 

Villa Maria grad Kayla McBride and the Notre Dame women’s basketball team received the expected No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament on Monday. The Fighting Irish (31-1) will play 16th-seeded Tennessee-Martin, the Ohio Valley Conference tournament champion,  at 5:05 p.m. Sunday in Iowa City, Iowa. The game will be televised by ESPN2. Meanwhile, General McLane… View Article

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Olowinski makes all-Mid-American Conference 2nd team

By | March 9, 2013 7:44 am | 0 Comments

 

Mercyhurst Prep graduate and Miami (Ohio) forward Kirsten Olowinski was named to the Mid-American Conference all-star team’s second team Friday. It marks the third time that Olowinski, a senior, has made the all-MAC team after being selected to the third team as a junior and making honorable mention as a sophomore. She also made the… View Article

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Olowinski finishing career strongly at Miami (Ohio)

By | March 2, 2013 11:56 am | 0 Comments

 

Mercyhurst Prep graduate Kirsten Olowinski is closing her college career in strong fashion. She celebrated 
Senior Night with Miami (Ohio) University Thursday by compiling 10 points, nine rebounds, six assists and four blocked shots in a 73-39 win over Kent State. Olowinski, a 6-foot 1-inch forward, continues to move up 
Miami and Mid-American Conference career… View Article

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