Category Archives: Sports & Rec

Knights anticipate solid football season

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Football games are a great pastime among college students. This is no different at Gannon. Last year turned out to be one of the better seasons in recent history for Gannon’s football team. This season looks to be a step

Cheer program earns second consecutive bid to college nationals

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Make that two national bids in two years of existence for the Gannon competitive cheer program. The Lady Knights received superior rankings in every category during their recent camp and earned a second consecutive bid to the National Cheerleaders Association

Men’s Golf moves to 11th place in NCAA Atlantic/East Regional Championship

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The Gannon men’s golf team moved up one slot in the final round to finish 11th overall among 20 teams at the 2014 NCAA Atlantic/East Regional Championship Wednesday hosted by the Mountain East Conference (MEC) at the Edgewood Country Club.

Papich and Jones Named Senior Student-Athletes of the Year

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Gannon Director of Athletics Mark Richard announced the 2013-14 Senior Female and Male Student-Athletes of the Year at the Fifth Annual Student-Athlete Banquet hosted Thursday evening in the Yehl Ballroom of the Waldron Center. Jen Papich (Pittsburgh, Pa./Fox Chapel) was named Female Student-Athlete

Football team heads down stretch run of spring camp

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The Gannon football team is heading down the stretch run of its 2014 spring camp. The Golden Knights have hit the final five practices of its second spring camp under the direction of head coach Brad Rzyczycki. Gannon is in the

Baseball team swept by Mercyhurst in PSAC doubleheader

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The Mercyhurst pitching staff held Gannon to a pair of runs over 14 innings and swept a Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) doubleheader Thursday afternoon at the Mercyhurst baseball field. The Lakers earned the sweep by scores of 4-0 and

App makes the Elite Eight portable

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The Elite Eight are coming to Gannon, and it’s sort of a big deal. The Division II NCAA event will be held at the Erie Insurance Arena, and our university is proud to be hosting the event. Take things back

Single-session tickets for NCAA Division II women’s basketball Elite Eight to go on sale Monday

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Gannon University and Erie Insurance Arena officials have announced single-session tickets for the 2014 NCAA Division II Women’s Basketball Elite Eight will go on sale Monday, March 24. Full-tournament packages have been available at $45 for All-Session Lower Level Reserved

Fedorchenko earns All-America Honors in 400-yard IM at NCAA Championships

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Sophomore Denys Fedorchenko (Zaporizhia, Ukraine/Zaporizkiy Collegium #83) of the Gannon men’s swimming team secured All-America honors in the 400-yard IM at the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships at the SPIRE Institute Thursday. Registering a time of 3:59.11, Fedorchenko finished 15th in the

Women’s basketball assumes top spot in latest NCAA Atlantic regional rankings

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The Gannon women’s basketball team has assumed the top spot in the latest NCAA Division II Atlantic regional rankings released Wednesday afternoon. Gannon moved up from last week’s No. 2 spot and into first place with a 25-2 record against