The Wood Word

We Wanna Dance With Somebody: Why the Pacers Have a Chance to Dance

February 1, 2009

By Brian Johnson Staff Writer “Oh! I wanna dance with somebody. I wanna feel the heat with somebody. Yeah! I wanna dance with somebody, with somebody who loves me.” That classic anthem is sung by Whitney Houston in the song...

Need Something to Do? Support Your Pacers

February 1, 2009

By Shane Ostroski Sports Editor Are you ever looking for things to do on campus, or are looking for somewhere to go to release some built up frustration from school? If you answered yes to one or both of these questions, we have...

Students Deeply Rooted in College Football

December 1, 2008

By Christian Wagner Staff Writer Despite the fact that Marywood does not have a football team, it does not deter many students from finding a love for other teams around the nation. Many students have made a spot in their heart...

"Lovable Losers" Win the World Series

December 1, 2008

Image by Getty Images via Daylife By Amanda Toth Assistant Editor-in-Chief Am I a sports fan? Sure, I love Penn State football, but that's about it. I must admit, however, that this year's World Series, between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Tampa Bay Rays, interested me. I wasn't inte...

Marywood Basketball Crosses Country Lines

October 31, 2008

By Christian Wagner Staff Writer The Marywood Men’s Basketball recently embarked on a trip to Canada from October 10 through 14. As head coach Eric Grundman explained prior to the team’s departure, “The NCAA allows colleges...

Dr. Ken Rundell on ESPN

October 31, 2008

Under the watchful eye of a video crew from ESPN, Dr. Ken Rundell, director of respiratory research and the human physiology lab at Marywood, conducts a cardiac ultrasound exam on student volunteer George Downey, IV, of Palmyra. The c...

Rundell Quoted for Sports Illustrated

October 1, 2008

By Nick DeMarco Graduate Student Staff Writer Dr. Kenneth Rundell, Director of Human Performance Lab and professor of Health Science at Marywood University, recently earned national attention on the Sports Illustrated website, www.sportsillus...

New Athletic Fields Thanks to Mine Land Reclamation Projects

October 1, 2008

By Erica James Staff Writer Drivers headed down Interstate 81, or along Olyphant Avenue, now pass a brown, contoured 30-acre piece of land, which before they could scarcely see. The reason for the increased visibility is because ol...

Lacrosse Scores with Five Pacer Profiles

April 1, 2008

By Marie Leopardo Distribution Manager This season marks many firsts in program history for both Men and Women’s Lacrosse.  Some key players for the men’s team are Jesse Habich and Andrew Lozoskie .  Jesse is the goalie...

Wakeboarding Makes Waves

April 1, 2008

Image via Wikipedia By Barry Strauss Staff Writer Summer is right around the corner, and here in NEPA there is more beauty locked away in the spruce trees and mountainous landscapes then meets the eye.  Just ask Trevor Bartholom...

Heidi Wolfsberger: Olympics 2008 Hopeful

April 1, 2008

By Jack Trapani Sports Editor Heidi Wolfsberger, the assistant cross country coach at Marywood University, recently qualified for Olympic Trials. She earned this merit by competing in her first marathon, the Philadelphia Marathon. Her finishing time was 2:44:03, which is under the Olympic Trial qualifyin...

Pacer Profile: Will Roerden

March 1, 2008

By Colleen Spring Staff Writer Freshman Will Roerden of Warwick, NY has played lacrosse for seven years. For the Pacers, his position is attack. What are some team goals? Roerden: To have a winning season, and win the co...