The Shippensburg University men’s basketball team’s longest postseason run in school history came to an end on Tuesday night, as the Raiders dropped an 84-72 game to East Stroudsburg University at the Virginia State Multi-Purpose Center in the Atlantic Region Final of the NCAA Tournament.
Hot starts have been a calling card for the Shippensburg University men’s basketball team in some of its biggest triumphs this season and on Sunday inside a hostile Virginia State University Multi-Purpose Center, the Raiders were able to showcase that, grabbing an early 11-point lead on their way to a 77-58 win over No. 1 seed Virginia State on its home floor in the Atlantic Region Semifinal of the 2018 NCAA Tournament.
The Shippensburg University men’s basketball team left the court last Saturday with a lump in their throats. Clearly disappointed after coming just up short in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Semifinals, the Raiders were hoping for a chance to continue playing.
Latin music filled the Ceddia Union Building’s multipurpose room Saturday evening as the Latino Student Organization and Multicultural Student Affairs gathered to dance, eat and listen to rap and words from fellow members about their experiences as people of color living in President Donald Trump’s America.
Shippensburg University’s Honors Program will officially become The Wood Honors College in the fall of 2018, and the full curriculum change will take place in the fall of 2019, which also marks the 35th anniversary of honors education at SU.
Last season, Shippensburg University’s Stephanie O’ Toole etched her name in the SU women’s swimming record book, smashing five school records at the 2016 George Mason Invitational before finishing the season with a Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Championship in the 200-yard individual medley (IM).
The Shippensburg University men’s basketball team may have received a bit of a wake-up call on Monday night, having to play in the first round of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Tournament against Millersville University after finding itself atop of the PSAC East in the final week of play.
Shippensburg University’s Mock Trial team faced five other schools at American University in Washington, D.C., earlier this month, winning two rounds of the regional competition, a first in the club’s history.
Students from Shippensburg University and the other 13 Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) universities traveled to the Capitol building in Harrisburg on Thursday for the annual advocacy event at which students urge lawmakers to fund state schools.
The Shippensburg University swim team followed up its third-place 2017 finish with a sixth-place finish in the 2018 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Championships last weekend at the York YMCA.