The Highlander

Assistant Wanted

Megan Kishbaugh, Reporter

April 8, 2013

The women’s soccer team is looking for a new graduate assistant for fall 2013. Current GA Erin Eddinger will graduate in May. Athletic department staff has been accepting applications and calls from those who would like to take the position, head coach Mark Stauffer said. The new GA will be able to complete his or...

Students Master Sports

Nathan Brown, Reporter

April 8, 2013

Sports Management will be offered as a masters program in 2013. The Sports Management major is one of the largest majors on campus so it makes sense to add a master’s option, according to Dr. David Gargone, the chair of the Sport Management major. Sports Management is a part of the business department and there was no...

Graduation Strikes Leaders

Graduation Strikes Leaders

April 8, 2013

The women’s soccer team is looking for new leadership while remaining consistent with playing formation...

NCAA Changes Pace of Lacrosse

NCAA Changes Pace of Lacrosse

March 25, 2013

New NCAA lacrosse regulations will change the pace of the game during the 2013 season, speeding up transitions...

Injured Player Back and Swinging

Josh Horton, Reporter

March 25, 2013

Just over one year ago MU graduate student Andy Gonzalez was in a car accident, which had doctors worrying whether or not they could save his life, let alone his baseball career. He suffered a C2 vertebra fracture – an injury Gonzalez didn’t know was so serious. He thought he would be back on the diamond by the end of...

Cougars Fight Against Cancer

Cougars Fight Against Cancer

March 25, 2013

Baseball players are set to walk on the turf of a bigger league when they play at PNC Field, home to...

Tricky Track Turns

Josh Horton, Reporter

March 11, 2013

The track and field team is working to stay healthy and train for meets on a track that is 21 meters short of a regulation size. The short track inside Anderson Sports and Health Center doesn’t look very different from regulation size, but track and field graduate assistant Frankie Redmond said it has an impact on athletes,...

Lady Cougars Improve at MACs

Lindsay Usarzewicz, Reporter

March 11, 2013

The women's track and field team is sprinting to the finish line - and breaking records. The women came home with broken records and numerous awards after the Mid Atlantic Conference Championships and the Eastern Collegiate Atlantic Conference Championships,. The Cougar's made history by placing second in MACs sponsored...

Kickin’ In Spring

Lindsay Usarzewicz, Reporter

February 25, 2013

When the winter weather comes around sometimes it is hard for people to get a pick-up game together. But they can in the Anderson Sports and Health Center during intramural season. Many students are meeting up to join with teammates, former players or just friends to have some fun and play soccer on Sundays, Tuesdays or Wednesdays...

Cougars Chase Birdie

Jeremy Way, Reporter

February 25, 2013

The men’s golf team will be back in the swing of things during spring break. With head coach Timothy Foran and assistant coach Trevor Woodruff, the team will head to Williamsburg, Virginia where players will work on honing their skills and improving their game in preparation for the upcoming season. Foran already visualizes...

Swimmers End Season With Top Five Finish

Arthur Dowell, Web Master/ Online Sports Editor

February 25, 2013

The men’s and women’s swim teams relayed their way to place for the season. Men took home second, and the women placed third. Both teams went in short-handed with the women taking only 13 swimmers and the men 14, far fewer than a full MAC roster of 18 swimmers. On the men’s side, junior Doug Ranson won his second...

Power Forward

Josh Horton, Reporter

February 25, 2013

May 25, 2010 started like any other early summer day for Justin Grotevant, playing pickup basketball with his friends. When Grotevant returned to his home in Canadensis, PA his life unexpected – and permanently – changed. The 6’6 senior forward found his father Jim Grotevant dead in the basement of their home. He...

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