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Edinboro places 5th in PSAC Dixon Trophy race

By | May 21, 2014 2:41 pm | 0 Comments

 

Edinboro placed fifth in the 2013-14 PSAC Dixon Trophy standings to lead the three Erie area institutions in the annual race for the conference’s top all-around sports program. Mercyhurst finished eighth and Gannon placed ninth in the race for trophy named after F. Eugene Dixon, Jr., former chairman of the Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s… View Article

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On Campus notebook: Samluk, Cosgrove excel in softball

By | May 11, 2014 7:00 am | 0 Comments

 

McDowell graduates Ashley Samluk and Brenna Cosgrove had standout softball seasons in the PSAC. Both made the all-conference first team this week. Samluk, a sophomore at Slippery Rock, was named the PSAC West Division’s top third baseman. Cosgrove, a senior at Edinboro, was one of three first-team outfielders. Samluk had 21 RBIs and led the… View Article

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Mercyhurst baseball team awaits possible NCAA tournament bid

By | May 7, 2014 2:16 pm | 0 Comments

 

The Mercyhurst baseball is awaiting its postseason fate. The Lakers, who lost 7-6 to Millersville in the PSAC semifinals Friday, will find out Sunday if they earn a bid for the NCAA Division II tournament. The selection show will be broadcast on NCAA.com at 10 p.m. Sunday. The Lakers (29-13 overall, 20-8 PSAC West) are… View Article

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Spano earns 450th coaching win with Mercyhurst baseball team

By | April 23, 2014 12:59 am | 0 Comments

 

Mercyhurst had a convincing doubleheader sweep of IUP at Indiana (Pa.) on Tuesday. In the process, head coach Joe Spano reached a milestone. The Lakers routed the Crimson Hawks 20-7 in the first game, setting a program record for runs in a game since joining the PSAC in 2009. The Lakers won the nightcap 8-2 in a game… View Article

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Blazek should be ready after surgery

By | April 15, 2014 11:57 pm | 0 Comments

 

Gannon All-American guard Adam Blazek, the PSAC West men’s basketball player of the year this past season, had surgery after the season ended to correct an undisclosed problem that hindered the senior-to-be throughout the second half of the season, though he obviously played very well through the pain. Blazek, a Cathedral Prep graduate, helped lead the Knights to… View Article

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5 area athletes named to PSAC Winter Top 10

By | April 11, 2014 2:35 pm | 0 Comments

 

Five area athletes were named PSAC Winter Top 10 award winners. The PSAC Top 10 Awards recognizes student-athletes who excel in the classroom and in athletics. Mercyhurst wrestler Dylan D’Urso, Edinboro indoor track athlete Tabitha Bemis, Edinboro basketball player Valerie Majewski and Gannon basketball players Adam Blazek and Jen Papich were named to the Top… View Article

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Edinboro moves to 3rd in PSAC Dixon Trophy standings

By | April 3, 2014 3:42 pm | 0 Comments

 

Edinboro picked up a pair of conference titles during the winter sports seasons and improved to third in the overall standings in the latest PSAC Dixon Trophy race. The trophy is awarded each year to the conference’s most successful institution based on league playoffs and/or regular-season finishes. The Fighting Scots won wrestling and women’s basketball… View Article

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Mercyhurst’s Altavilla throws no-hitter

By | March 22, 2014 12:58 am | 0 Comments

 

Junior right-hander Dan Altavilla threw a no-hitter to lead the Mercyhurst baseball team to a 3-0 win over Clarion in Game 1 of a doubleheader Friday at Mercyhurst Baseball Field. Altavilla is the third Lakers pitcher to throw a no-hitter in coach Joe Spano’s time at Mercyhurst. Clarion won the second game 2-1. Altavilla struck out… View Article

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D-10 solid in PSAC West women’s season

By | March 1, 2014 3:13 pm | 0 Comments

 

District 10 schools produced several current women basketball standouts in the PSAC West as the regular season came to a close, especially in the backcourt. After Wednesday’s final games, Edinboro junior guard Valerie Majewski, (General McLane), Mercyhurst sophomore guard Adrienne ‘Rocky’ Kloecker (Villa Maria), Indiana, Pa. junior guard Lindsay Stamp (Mercyhurst Prep) and Slippery Rock… View Article

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First Atlantic Region hoop ratings could change at top

By | February 22, 2014 12:18 am | 0 Comments

 

The first Division II Atlantic Region basketball top 10 rankings  were released Wednesday, with the West Liberty men and the Glenville State women out of the Mountain East conference rated first. While perennial power West Liberty (23-2 overall, 20-2 region) held the No. 1 position despite a 93-81 loss to No. 8 Fairmont State on Feb. 15, the… View Article

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