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Pacers Into CSAC Semi Finals

April 3, 2011

Shane Ostroski Sports Editor Marywood University Women’s Basketball Team, under the direction of Head Coach Tara Macciocco, has produced a record setting year on their way to winning the CSAC North Division and earning th...

Diamond Pacers 2011 preview

April 3, 2011

Dave Scarnato Assistant Sport Editor Baseball The Marywood Baseball team has yet to taste playoff action in their existence. Year after year, the team plays out the schedule and goes home for the offseason with a sub par record....

Pacers fall in first round of CSAC playoffs

April 3, 2011

Shane Ostroski Sports Editor The Marywood University Men’s Basketball Team lost a heartbreaker at Neumann University in the first round of the CSAC Playoffs. The Pacers took a three point lead into halftime but got outscored 42 -34 in the second half culminating in 5 point loss 78-73. ...

Boys tennis preview 2011

April 1, 2011

Dave Scarnato Assistant Sports Editor Once the snow melts, the rackets will be out, and the games can begin. However, Pacers tennis has the target on their backs this year. They will have to defend their CSAC championship and...

Now or never for graduating Pacers: First lacrosse class has last chance at CSAC championship

February 4, 2011

Shane Ostroski Sports Editor Three years ago a talented group of freshmen came to Marywood to be a part of a new Lacrosse program. Expectations are always low for a new program just trying to get off the ground but under ...

10 Questions with an Athlete: Marielle Thorsen, Basketball

February 4, 2011

1. What is your favorite class at Marywood? Anatomy and Physiology   2.  Who is your favorite professor? Mrs. Emmel   3. What is your favorite NBA or WNBA team? L.A. Lakers   4.  Who is yo...

10 Questions with an Athlete: Brent Keyes, Basketball

February 4, 2011

1.  What is your major? History   2.  What is your favorite sports team? Syracuse Basketball   3.  What is your favorite food? Chicken Patty   4.  What is your favorite movie? Cinderella Man ...

Athletic Hall of Fame: Marywood inducts 15th class

February 4, 2011

Debby (Popper) Paciotti and Charles S. Ackley, Jr. were recently inducted into Marywood’s Athletic Hall of Fame.  Paciotti class of 2000, and Ackley, class of 2001, are the first cross country runners honored in Marywood...

Q & A with Eric Tangradi: Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins forward talks to The Wood Word

February 4, 2011

Amber Mohrmann Staff Writer Q: When did you start playing hockey? A: I started [floor] hockey probably around the age of 6 or 7, but I didn’t play ice hockey until I was 9 or 10. Q: Did you always want to be a professional hockey player? A: When you’re young o...

Women’s lacrosse looks to improve on last season

February 4, 2011

Shane Ostroski Sports Editor   If there is one word that best describes the last three seasons for the Marywood Women’s Lacrosse Team, that word would be improvement. In their inaugural season the Pacers took their lump...

10 Questions with an Athlete: Michael O’Neill, Cross Country

November 17, 2010

Michael O’Neill Cross Country Southhampton, PA 1. Major? Health and Physical Education 2. Food? Pasta 3. Pre game meal? Spaghetti 4. Favorite sport to watch? Basketball 5. Favorite Band /Artist? Eminem 6. Favorite Movie? Happy Gilmore 7. Favorite ...

Field hockey team raises breast cancer awareness

November 17, 2010

On October 13th, the Marywood field hockey team and the Keystone College field hockey team sported pink socks and used pink balls during their in-conference match-up in supports of the nationwide “Play of the Cure” cause to...