Fitness for Every Body Part 3

Matt Fitness

Matt Green, Reporter
April 15, 2014

Editors Note: Matt Green is a senior sport management major and a personal trainer at Leverage Fitness in Forty-Fort, Pa. This is part three of a four-part health and fitness series special for The Highlander. PANIC MODE. It may not seem like it yet, but warmer weather is just around the corner.... Read more »

Pagnotta Beats Injuries to Achieve Lacrosse Milestone

LAX 100th Goal

Rob Evans, Reporter
April 15, 2014

For senior lacrosse player Kate Pagnotta, injuries are nothing new – but neither is victoriously overcoming them. Her senior year season was cut short by a broken collarbone. A season-ending ACL tear during her sophomore year in 2012 side- lined her. Scars from the multiple injuries are there... Read more »

Pro Dreams Continue for Former Cougars

Arthur Dowell, Web Editor
April 15, 2014

Many student athletes who play at the Division III level say good- bye to the sport after college, but two former baseball players are getting a shot at the pros. Outfielder Kenny Durling and Catcher/DH Steven Sulcoski have signed with teams in the United League Baseball, an independent professional... Read more »

Coaches, Recruits Tweet to Meet, Connect

Rob Evans, Reporter
April 1, 2014

In sports, the game has changed – the virtual game, that is. Coaches are maintaining contact with players and recruits with social media and texting, and this is changing the way coaches are interacting with players. “It’s changed a ton,” said Mark Stauffer, head women’s soccer coach. “Just... Read more »

Fitness for Every Body Part 2

Matt Fitness

Matt Green, Reporter
April 1, 2014

Editors Note: Matt Green is a senior sport management major and a personal trainer at Leverage Fitness in Forty-Fort, Pa. This is part two of a four-part health and fitness series special for The Highlander. People don’t understand what it’s like being a college student these days. Not only are... Read more »

Cougars Gear Up for Freedom Play

Baseball

Rob Evans , Reporter
April 1, 2014

Three. That is the number of Freedom Conference titles the baseball team has won in a row dating back to the 2011 season. The journey to the top as one of the conference’s elite baseball programs speaks to the job head coach Pete Egbert and his teams have done since he took over the program in 2008. Prior... Read more »

Ward Jumps Over Competition

Indoor Track and Field Championship

Josh Horton, Reporter
April 1, 2014

When Ashlee Ward joined the track and field team as a seventh grade student at Meyers High School, she had no plans to be a high jumper. She had no idea she would enroll at Misericordia University. And certainly had no idea she would become the first track and field athlete to win a Division III National... Read more »

Fitness for Every Body

Matt Fitness

Matt Green, Reporter
March 18, 2014

Editors Note: Matt Green is a senior sport management major and a personal trainer at Leverage Fitness in Forty-Fort, Pa. This is part one of a four-part health and fitness series special for The Highlander. Everybody wants to be healthy. Okay, maybe not everybody, but most of us genuinely care about... Read more »

Sunshine State Highlights Probst’s 100th Victory

100 Win Softball

Arthur Dowll, Web Editor
March 18, 2014

Coach Jen Probst left the sunshine state with a bright addition to her resume -  her 100th career win. Probst knew she neared the career milestone when she started the season. “The girls last year were pushing for more wins last season because they knew they were close to 100 wins.” Last year’s... Read more »

Cougars Fall Short of NCAA Bid

Men's Basketball

Josh Horton, Reporter
March 18, 2014

The men’s basketball team nearly made its second trip to the NCAA Division III Tournament, but a late run from top-seeded DeSales University left the Cougars with a second place finish in the Freedom Conference for the 2014 season. The Cougars finished the season with an overall record of 16-11,... Read more »