The Shippensburg University men’s and women’s track-and-field teams competed this Saturday, grabbing a couple more qualifying times for the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) championship meet. The squad was split competing at Susquehanna University and Pennsylvania State University facilities.
Bella Marchini, left, puts together a good performance on Saturday for the Raiders. She earns sixth in the mile with a PSAC-qualifying time of 5:27:51 and third in the 1,000 meters. Marchini was the second finisher for SU in the NCAA cross-country finals.
The Shippensburg University men’s track and field team performed well in its first competition in over eight weeks, splitting itssquad for competitions at both Penn State University and BucknellUniversity.
The Shippensburg University men’s basketball team split its two-game slate against Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) competition this week, picking up a home win against Mansfield University on Wednesday and falling to West Chester University on the road on Saturday.
Manny Span, one of the Raiders’ usual starters, was out of the lineup for Wednesday’s win over Mansfield. He was replaced by Dom Sleva, who recorded a double-double of 10 points and 10 rebounds in his first career start.
Tara Zollinger, head coach of the Shippensburg University field hockey team, went through a long road of coaching and gaining experience to eventually get the opportunity to coach the Raiders in back-to-back NCAA Division II field hockey championships.
The No. 20-ranked Shippensburg University men’s basketball team improved to 8–0 over the weekend, opening Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) play with hard-fought wins over the Seton Hill Griffins and the University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown Mountain Cats.