W. Track Takes Third at PSU

Junior distance runner Pete Loy, senior thrower Erik Roneker and many members of the men’s track team didn’t make it to this weekend’s competition at the Penn State Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup in College Station. The Red had many of its top athletes stay in Ithaca this past weekend for a chance to rest and train, as well as nurse and rehab injuries. It showed –– with only one event win, the men took seventh in a field of 11 consisting of Auburn, West Virginia, Bucknell and others.

Gymnastics Finish Second to Nationally-Ranked Host Team

The gymnastics team traveled to State College, Penn. this past weekend to compete in a quadrangular with Penn State, Penn and William & Mary. Despite losing key contributors to injuries, the Red faired well and finished second with a team score of 189.675, behind only the nationally-ranked Nittany Lions. The Red held off ECAC foes Penn and William & Mary to help secure a third place standing in its conference.

Track Heads to Penn State For Sykes-Sabock Challenge

The men’s and women’s track and field teams are off to the races at Penn State this weekend. The Red will compete at the Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup against athletes from the USTFCCA No. 10-ranked host school, as well as from Appalachian State, Akron, Bucknell, James Madison, Kent State, Liberty, West Carolina and West Virginia.
Events at the Horace Ashenfelter III Track will begin tonight and conclude tomorrow afternoon.

Woes Continue as Men’s Soccer Falls to Penn St.

With the men’s soccer team down 3-0 to visiting Penn St. in the final minutes of last night’s contest, someone in the bleachers yelled, “Make it happen!”
Sophomore midfielder Scott Caldwell followed instructions, booting a shot from the left side that made it past the Penn St. goalie just before the final buzzer. But it was too little, too late. The Red (1-9, 0-2 Ivy) had just given up two goals to the Nittany Lions (4-7-2, 1-2 Big Ten) in the last 10 minutes of the game, and a comeback was not in store for the home team.

Volleyball Hits Road in Search of Post-Season Success

Some things never get old.

As the volleyball team prepared to load a Swarthout coach bus waiting outside Bartels Hall to start the drive to Penn State, veterans and rookies alike were wreathed in smiles as they looked forward to their second trip to the NCAA tournament in as many years.