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Gymnastics continue record-breaking form

Meghan Chan, Staff Writer
February 12
Filed under Sports

West Chester University’s gymnastics team (6-5) had their home opener in Sturzebecker and dominated over visiting University of Pennsylvania 193.400-189.35 on Saturday, Jan. 28. UPenn is ranked first in the USAG Division. The Golden Rams scored only .075 below their record-high team score. In addition,...

Men’s basketball have 2-0 week

William Boyer, Sports Editor
February 12
Filed under Basketball, Sports

The West Chester University men’s basketball team (11-12, 9-9 PSAC East) went 2-0 on the week, picking up wins over Cheyney (2-22, 2-17 PSAC) and East Stroudsburg (16-7, 14-4) Universities. Malik Jackson scored 20 points and dished out eight assists against Cheyney. Tyrell Long posted a double-double...

Lady Rams’ fall continues

Ryan Hunt, Asst. Sports Editor
February 12
Filed under Sports

WCU dropped both games this week, falling to 9-13 on the year and 9-9 in the PSACs. The losses have their losing streak up to three now, with their first home loss coming on Saturday. The tough week began in an away match against a scrappy Cheyney University squad. The Wolves (4-16, 4-15 PSAC) bested...

Brady cements legacy

Drew Mattiola, Staff Writer
February 12
Filed under Sports

Whether you love him, hate him, root for him or ridicule him, the fact remains that New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has officially exceeded Joe Montana’s record in Super Bowl wins, appearing in seven championship games over the span of two decades, accumulating five titles overall, winning...

Nutrition

Mallory Ritthamel, Special to The Quad
February 12
Filed under Sports

There are many factors that help an athlete perform at their best. One of the biggest factors is electrolytes. Popular drinks some athletes use to replenish electrolytes in the body are Gatorade, Powerade, PediaLyte, Propel and just plain old H2O. When choosing a drink to reload those electrolyte levels,...

WCU swept by Bloomsburg

William Boyer, Sports Editor
February 5
Filed under Basketball, Sports

The West Chester University men’s basketball team (9-12, 7-9 PSAC East) saw their road record on the season drop to 2-8 as they fell to Kutztown University (12-9, 8-9 PSAC) 73-83 inside of Nelson Field House on Wednesday, Feb. 1. WCU dropped the season series 0-2 to the Huskies after coming up victorious...

Rams stumble at Bloomsburg

Ryan Hunt, Asst. Sports Editor
February 5
Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Golden Rams women’s basketball team fell in an 81-68 loss to their PSAC rival Bloomsburg. The loss allows East Stroudsburg to move into a tie for second in the race for the top spot in the PSACs. West Chester (9-11, 9-7 PSAC) now finds themselves searching for answers, as they have lost two of...

Offseason begins in Philly

Dakota Schlater, Special to The Quad
February 5
Filed under Sports

DeSean Jackson, 142 catches for 2,702 yards with 14 touchdowns. Jeremy Maclin, 131 catches for 1,624 yards with 10 touchdowns. And last but not least, LeSean McCoy, Philadelphia Eagles all-time franchise leading rusher, 437 carries for 2,162 yards and 16 touchdowns. All shipped out of town by Chip Kelly’s...

Protein powder tips

Mallory Ritthamel, Special to The Quad
February 5
Filed under Sports

You finally get to the grocery store to purchase your first canister of protein powder. Once you find the aisle, you walk up to the shelves, knowing there will be the perfect one. The shelves are crammed with dozens of different brands, flavors, types and sizes. If you have ever been in this position,...

Men’s basketball downs Mansfield

William Boyer, Sports Editor
February 1
Filed under Basketball, Sports

The West Chester University men’s basketball (9-11, 7-8 PSAC East) team has dropped two of their last three games, but they managed to avenge a tough loss from earlier this month as they upended Mansfield University (7-11, 5-10 PSAC) 94-66 in a lopsided home-affair this past Saturday afternoon. WCU’s...

Women’s basketball stays hot at home

Ryan Hunt, Asst. Sports Editor
February 1
Filed under Basketball, Sports

The West Chester women’s basketball team (9-10 Overall, 9-6 PSAC) continued their recent home success on Saturday, Jan. 28 with an 82-72 victory over visiting Mansfield University. Many former Rams came to watch the team’s win, as it was Alumni Day at Hollinger Field House. WCU withstood a stellar...

Gymnastics open up season with mixed results

Meghan Chan, Staff Writer
February 1
Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

The West Chester University gymnastics team (3-3) dominated the competition at their season opener with a victory over host team Ursinus College 191.05-186.875. This is the highest opening team score for the Golden Rams, which is also among the three records broken during the competition. Senior...

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