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Fort LeBoeuf grad Shorts to run in D-II steeplechase finals

Ciara Shorts

   May 23, 2014 11:32 am    0

Fort LeBoeuf graduate Ciara Shorts, a Clarion senior, will go for a national title tonight when she competes in the 3,000-meter steeplechase finals at the NCAA Division II track and field championships in Allendale, Mich. Shorts placed fourth in her heat Thursday with a school-record time of 10 minutes, 48.14 seconds. That topped her own Clarion record…

 

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Mercyhurst’s Altavilla semifinalist for D-II pitcher of year honor

   May 22, 2014 12:33 am    0

Mercyhurst junior right-hander Dan Altavilla was named a semifinalist for the inaugural Brett Tomko Award from Inside Pitch Magazine. The Brett Tomko Award honors the Division II pitcher of the year. The winner of the inaugural Brett Tomko Award will be named Monday, June 2, after the Division II championships. The weeklong tournament runs through Saturday…

 

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Edinboro places 5th in PSAC Dixon Trophy race

   May 21, 2014 2:41 pm    0

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…

 

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On Campus notebook: Samluk, Cosgrove excel in softball

   May 11, 2014 7:00 am    0

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…

 

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Mercyhurst baseball team awaits possible NCAA tournament bid

   May 7, 2014 2:16 pm    0

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…

 

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Spano earns 450th coaching win with Mercyhurst baseball team

   April 23, 2014 12:59 am    0

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…

 

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Blazek should be ready after surgery

   April 15, 2014 11:57 pm    0

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…

 

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5 area athletes named to PSAC Winter Top 10

   April 11, 2014 2:35 pm    0

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…

 

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Edinboro moves to 3rd in PSAC Dixon Trophy standings

   April 3, 2014 3:42 pm    0

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…

 

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Mercyhurst’s Altavilla throws no-hitter

   March 22, 2014 12:58 am    0

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…

 

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