Posts tagged PSAC

PSAC update: Dubowski scores for IUP

   September 6, 2014 4:10 pm    1

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…

 

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Gannon features area players on two-deep depth chart

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   September 1, 2014 8:56 am    1

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…

 

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

   August 21, 2014 2:53 pm    0

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…

 

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Gannon’s Caliste named BSN Preseason All-American

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   July 17, 2014 11:48 pm    0

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…

 

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Gannon claims 4 Top Team GPA Awards in PSAC

   July 16, 2014 12:21 am    0

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…

 

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Area PSAC student-athletes excel in classroom

   July 3, 2014 9:48 pm    0

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…

 

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Hansen, Papich earn NCAA Woman of the Year nominees

   June 25, 2014 12:35 am    0

Recent graduates Sarah Hansen (Florida Gulf Coast) and Jen Papich (Gannon) have finished their college basketball careers, but each earned another accolade to cap their impressive résumés. Both were named as NCAA Woman of the Year nominees this week. The award honors women who excel inside and outside college athletics. Hansen, a General McLane graduate,…

 

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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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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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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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