Category Archives: Sports & Rec

Back-to-back wins set tone for club hockey season


The Gannon club hockey team started off their season earlier this month with a 2-0 weekend. They won their first game of the year against Medaille College, beating them 5-4 in a four-round shootout. They followed that game with a

Gannon student-athletes recognized for smarts and skill


Gannon University’s student-athletes proceed to top many of the charts this week. Not only has the football team seen its best start in recent years, but the volleyball and softball teams are making strides. For starters, junior running back Brock

Ultimate Frisbee flies high

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Ultimate Frisbee is one of those sports that every university has but not many people know about. It’s much more than a background activity played by a couple kids with a disc. It’s a fast-growing national and international sport. The

Volleyball team rolls through PSAC


The Gannon University women’s volleyball team continued to dominate earlier this month, as Gannon and Edinboro hosted University of Charleston, West Virginia State, West Liberty University, and Notre Dame College. In a round-robin tournament, Gannon, who entered the tournament 3-0, won

Knights anticipate solid football season


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


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