The Shippensburg University wrestling team dropped its first three meets of the season on Saturday but saw several players post impressive numbers on the day.
The Shippensburg University volleyball team fell in three straight sets to the Seton Hill Griffins with scores of 25-20, 25-10 and 28-26 on Saturday to end its 2014 season. This marks the third consecutive year the Raiders have made the PSAC Semifinals as they finished the season at 19-15. Junior Taylor Gottshall made Raider volleyball history by completing the season with 125 block assists, finishing with three on the night. Junior Faith Athey had a solid game for SU, compiling seven blocks and seven kills.
Men’s basketball off to perfect start after opening weekend Raiders pick up decisive wins over Georgian Court and Felician in Wolf Bus Lines Tournament
The Shippensburg University men’s basketball team demolished Georgian Court 77-54, using strong defense and balanced scoring to win its season opener at Heiges Field House on Friday night. In Shippensburg University’s first game of the Wolf Bus Lines Classic the Raiders limited the Lions to 28-percent shooting, the lowest of any opponent since Neumann in 2006.
It is two games into the season, and a number of players on the men and women’s basketball squads have already begun to make a name for themselves.
Shippensburg football came out on top in a toe-to-toe slugfest versus divisional opponent Kutztown on Saturday.
The Shippensburg University men’s basketball team is looking to take the league by surprise in 2014. Finishing 2013 with a 3-23 record and picked eighth in the PSAC East Preseason Coaches Poll ahead of only Cheyney, the Raiders squad looks mediocre at best on the surface. Head Coach Chris Fite returns in 2014 for his second season at the helm of the Red Raiders.
The Eagles lead the NFC East, and are in a good position to make a playoff push. But they need a strong second half showing from the whole team, and especially the man under center, Mark Sanchez. Since former starter Nick Foles is out indefinitely with a broken collarbone, Head Coach Chip Kelley will have to make some adjustments to maximize his new QB’s potential. We all know that the Jets struggled for years under Sanchez, but so have Geno Smith and Michael Vick.
The Shippensburg University men’s rugby team lost their head coach and most of their senior starters this offseason. Coming into 2014 they knew they had to make a quick turnaround, because as a Division I squad the team plays opponents such as Penn State, West Virginia University and Rutgers.
“We’re very resilient and always feel we’re going to win.” The NFL is rarely predictable, outside of maybe Peyton Manning’s domination and Jerry Jones’ antics.
The 12-3 Shippensburg University field hockey team pulled out the win against the no. 10 team in the country, Slippery Rock (9-7, 7-5), in dominating fashion on Tuesday with a 3-0 shutout.