Edinboro leads Erie-area schools in PSAC Dixon Trophy standings

   November 26, 2014 5:33 pm

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…

Gannon women’s soccer ranked in polls

   September 10, 2014 2:27 pm

Gannon’s 2-0 start has paid off in the polls. The Lady Knights’ women’s soccer team is 17th in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/Continental Tire NCAA Division II national rankings in the first poll of the season. Gannon also is second, behind PSAC opponent California, in the Atlantic Region rankings. The Mercyhurst women’s…

Area student-athletes claim academic honors

   July 24, 2014 5:44 pm

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…

Gannon claims 4 Top Team GPA Awards in PSAC

   July 16, 2014 12:21 am

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…

Area PSAC student-athletes excel in classroom

   July 3, 2014 9:48 pm

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…

Check out video showing progress of Gannon Rec Center

   June 17, 2014 11:53 am

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.

Edinboro places 5th in PSAC Dixon Trophy race

   May 21, 2014 2:41 pm

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…

Seniors lead Gannon to win in own spring golf invitational

   April 20, 2014 9:03 am

Three seniors helped the Gannon women’s golf team to a victory Saturday in the two-day, eight-team Gannon Spring Invitational at Lake Shore Country Club. It was the fifth team title for Gannon this spring, which is a program record for a season. Senior Amanda Teodorsson of Sweden led the Golden Knights with a third-place finish…

5 area athletes named to PSAC Winter Top 10

   April 11, 2014 2:35 pm

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…