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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 ...

Marywood student balances school with passion

November 17, 2010

Dave Scarnato Staff Writer For most student-athletes, balancing a full time student role with the sport involves smart time management. In order for the student-athlete to enjoy the sport they love to play, as well as performing...

Men’s and Women’s Cross Country

October 7, 2010

Image by Fatty Tuna via Flickr Dave Scarnato Staff Writer When you envision running in a race, all you can picture is the finish line. But, the obstacle of getting to that line is running the race itself. Finishing (or ev...

Women’s Soccer Preview

October 5, 2010

Shane Ostroski Sports Editor As the 2010 Marywood Women’s Soccer season has officially kicked off, expectations are riding high. In 2009 their season ended one win short of reaching the NCAA Tournament, wit...

Men’s Soccer

October 4, 2010

Dave Scarnato Staff Writer As of deadline, the Marywood Men’s Soccer team is 5-1 before CSAC play begins. It seems as though early on the Pacers are determined to achieve CSAC gold this year. Head Coach ...

Pacers Field Hockey Season Preview

October 4, 2010

Amber Mohrmann Staff Writer Marywood University’s Field Hockey team has been hard at work preparing for their season under the direction of their new head coach, Megan Bullock. They are also being led by co-captains Brittan...

10 Questions: Stephanie Naro

April 14, 2010

By David Scarnato Staff Writer Stephanie Naro Major: Communications, Broadcast Media Sport: Women’s Lacrosse Position: Defense Number: 23 Hometown: Dunmore, PA What is your favorite moment from lacrosse? Finding out I became ...

10 Questions: Gaetan DeSimone

April 1, 2010

By Sara Tompkins Staff Writer Gaetan DeSimone Major: Digital Media & Broadcast Communication Sports: Men's Lacrosse Position: Close Defense Number: #38 What’s your favorite lacrosse memory? Junior of high school, one of my teammate...

Is it Time to Drop “Dropping” the Gloves in Hockey?

April 1, 2010

Image via Wikipedia By Dave Scarnato Staff Writer There is nothing like the feeling of going to a hockey game. The atmosphere really gives me such an adrenaline rush. Once the game starts, there is so much action that tensions ...

Pacers Looking for Another Successful Season

March 1, 2010

By Shane Ostroski Sports Editor The Marywood University Men’s Lacrosse Team is looking to reach new heights for the 2010 season. The Pacers, who are coached by Mic Grant, are looking to better their 10-7 record from last year .  The team finished second in the CSAC behind Cabrini Co...

Marywood Pacers Baseball 2010

March 1, 2010

Image via Wikipedia By Bert Sempier Staff Writer The 2009 Marywood baseball team finished the year with an 11-23 record. In the regular season final against Philadelphia Biblical, the bats came alive giving the Pacers a 13-...

Women’s Lacrosse Out to Net Wins

March 1, 2010

By Shane Ostroski Sports Editor The Marywood University Women’s Lacrosse Team, under the direction of head coach Rob Brooks,  is working hard in preparation for the start of the 2010 season. The Pacers, who finished last...