After the Shippensburg University women’s lacrosse team went blow for blow with Seton Hill University in the first half of Wednesday’s season-opening contest, the team seemed to be out-matched and out-played once the second half rolled around.
“She was one that would walk in the room and the entire room would light up,” said Shippensburg University head lacrosse coach Nicole Meehan of her former player Julia Wise. “She was one that had a present personality. You always heard her voice somewhere.”
The Shippensburg University softball team began their season with a non-conference doubleheader split at Seton Hill University. The Raiders took Game 1 8-5 but the Griffins won Game 2 with a 3-2 score.
The Raiders look to follow up on a strong but short 2020 season in which they went 10-4 all while never playing a game at home. SU led through their dynamic offense that batted .351 as a team and led the league in doubles, triples and runs scored at the time of season’s end.
Not many can say they have the chance to become a world champion.
But for former Shippensburg University wrestler and boxing club standout Brett Pastore, his opportunity comes this May at the Lethwei World Championships in Warsaw, Poland, representing the United States.
For Hope, the 2020-21 offseason proved to be just as eventful as the previous. He is once again heading back to Fargo, via trade, reuniting with Renz and looking to build off his impressive rookie year.
The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic continues to make its mark on recruiting at Shippensburg University.
With the uncertainties that come with the virus, recruiting coordinators at SU were forced to make changes, adapt to the unusual situation and overcome hurdles they have never faced before.
Jeff Nixon’s 24-year coaching career includes stops with multiple NFL franchises including the Philadelphia Eagles, Miami Dolphins and San Francisco 49ers.
But not a single previous season measures up to what he experienced this year as the running backs coach of the Carolina Panthers.
Prior to joining PSU, Yurcich has enjoyed a 22-year coaching career, which includes stints in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) with Edinboro University (six years) and here at SU (two years). He also boasts six years with Oklahoma State University, one year with PSU’s rival Ohio State University and one year with the University of Texas.