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’s Mahon repeats as PSAC Golf Champion Scholar

   October 22, 2014 1:41 pm

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…

Edinboro’s Debo sets school record in career goals

   October 18, 2014 11:42 pm

Edinboro senior forward Liz Debo set the school record for career goals after scoring twice in the Fighting Scots’ 6-3 win over Mansfield in women’s soccer action at Sox Harrison Stadium on Saturday. Debo now has 38 career goals, passing assistant coach Jamie Sallie (formerly Tekotte) for the school record. Debo’s 84 career points are…

Mercyhurst’s Watson on torrid goal-scoring pace

   September 26, 2014 9:13 pm

Jack Watson is making a strong bid this season to etch his name in the Mercyhurst men’s soccer record book. Watson’s memorable, four-goal effort Thursday in a 4-0 victory over District of Columbia gave him 10 goals on the season. The Lakers’ single-season goals record-holder is Anthony Maher, who scored 24 in 2001. Maher had…

PSAC update: Dubowski scores for IUP

   September 6, 2014 4:10 pm

As reported earlier on the On Campus blog, Cathedral Prep graduate Nick Dubowski made the start at fullback for IUP today. The 6-foot 230-pound sophomore also scored a touchdown on a 13-yard reception late in the first quarter to give the Crimson Hawks a 20-0 lead on the way to a 41-19 victory over visiting…

Gannon features area players on two-deep depth chart

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   September 1, 2014 8:56 am

The three area NCAA Division II football teams are set to kick off their seasons this week. Edinboro will open Thursday, followed by Gannon and Mercyhurst on Saturday. Here’s a look at former District 10 players who are on the Gannon two-deep depth chart. (Depth chart might change by game day): Former Strong Vincent standout Alex Davis…

Mark your calenders for these area PSAC women’s basketball games

   August 21, 2014 2:53 pm

Gannon released its women’s basketball schedule this week, providing a glimpse of some great local PSAC matchups this winter. Rivalry games against Mercyhurst and Edinboro are always a big draw. The Knights visit Mercyhurst on Nov. 22 (1 p.m. tip-off) and host the Lakers in the annual Pink Zone doubleheader on Jan. 31. Gannon hosts…

Gannon’s Caliste named BSN Preseason All-American

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   July 17, 2014 11:48 pm

Gannon senior return specialist Justin Caliste was named to the Beyond Sports Network NCAA Division II Preseason All-America third team this week. Caliste was named to the BSN Preseason second team in 2012. The Roseville, Calif., native is a three-time All-PSAC player, including back-to-back first-team selections the past two seasons. Caliste set the Knights’ single-season record…

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…