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Volleyball sees win streak end at five

Tyler Grace, Special to the Quad

October 15, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

On Sept. 30, West Chester embarked on a five-game road trip starting with Indiana University of PA up at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex. WCU entered this contest with a 1-2 PSAC record, and left with a loss as they dropped the game to IUP in three sets (24-26, 25-18, 25-15). The Crimson...

Hot seat: Jillian Grammer

B.J. Boyer, Sports Editor

October 15, 2017


Filed under Sports

West Chester’s Volleyball team is off to a strong 16-5 start this season, and starting setter Jillian Grammer has been an intrinsic part of that success. Her 730 total assists is first on the squad by far, and her average of 10.53 assists per set is good enough for third in the PSAC. For this edition...

Field hockey win streak at three

Jordan Zimmerman, Special to the Quad

October 15, 2017


Filed under Field Hockey, Sports

Going 3-2, the West Chester Rams returned home on Oct. 3 for a five-game home stand. The Rams faced Shippensburg on Tuesday afternoon. The two teams went scoreless until the 24th minute when Shippensburg scored off a redirect. With a hard fight, the Rams were able to hold the Raiders to one goal in...

Pro talk: NBA ready to tip-off after wild off-season

Max Randolph, Asst. Sports Editor

October 15, 2017


Filed under Pro Talk, Sports

Crowning champs, blockbuster trades, free agents finding new homes, a secret pick-up game, hoodies, burner twitter accounts, new uniforms and one LaVar Ball thrown in there to top it all off. A wild and highly interesting NBA off-season only seemed fitting for the highly anticipated beginning of the...

Football riding three game win streak

B.J. Boyer, Sports Editor

October 2, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

West Chester University football (4-1, 2-0 PSAC) managed to avenge last season’s narrow defeat to Kutztown University (3-2, 1-1 PSAC) thanks to a 17-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Paul Dooley to wide receiver Marcus Syndor with 49 seconds left in the game. WCU is now the top dog in the PSAC...

Pro talk: Sixers aiming to take next step

Ferris Berlin, Staff Writer

October 2, 2017


Filed under Pro Talk, Sports

I haven’t been around for that long in my lifetime, about 21 years to be exact, and while I started watching basketball at a very early age, I didn’t start to actually understand what I was watching until I hit grade school. Now I’m a huge basketball nerd and I know a lot of NBA history. However,...

Volleyball drops pair of PSAC contests

Tyler Grace, Special to the Quad

October 2, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Women’s Volleyball opened up conference play this week after almost a week-long break against California University of PA, the first of two games up at Sturzebecker Health Science Center. This is after a tournament at Kutztown where the team encountered their first real resistance of the season. The...

Field hockey goes .500 on week

Jordan Zimmerman, Special to the Quad

October 2, 2017


Filed under Field Hockey, Sports

After returning home for Slippery Rock, the Golden Rams were on the road again to face Millersville and Seton Hill. Wednesday, Sept. 27, West Chester (6-3) traveled to rival Millersville to face the Maraours. The first and only goal of the match was scored early on in the 17th minute. The goal...

Football handles Lock Haven

B.J. Boyer, Sports Editor

September 24, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

West Chester University (3-1, 1-0 PSAC,) opened conference play against Lock Haven University (0-4, 0-1 PSAC) without starting quarterback Paul Dooley, who was relegated to the sideline thanks to a tender ankle. Despite Dooley’s absence the Golden Rams still managed to pull out a convincing 35-14...

Pro talk: state of the NFC East

Eric Rose, Practicum Writer

September 24, 2017


Filed under Pro Talk, Sports

As of the end of week 2, the NFC East appears to be the lovable disaster it was for much of the late 2000’s and early 2010’s: four of the most popular teams in the league battling out to see which one would somehow make the least mistakes and end up in the playoffs. The Giants look atrocious....

Volleyball holds their own at Kutztown tourney

Tyler Grace, Special to the Quad

September 24, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

West Chester University women’s volleyball rolled into Kutztown after winning all three games the previous week up at Millersville. The team entered with a combined record of 8-0, winning every game with a sweep of three sets to none. The team’s first game was on Saturday against Caldwell University....

Field hockey goes winless on the week

Jordan Zimmerman, Special to the Quad

September 24, 2017


Filed under Field Hockey, Sports

Returning to the field last Sunday afternoon, No. 4 West Chester tallied another victory against Ursinus College in the 71st Annual Snell Cup. This is the third consecutive Snell Cup West Chester has won. Senior captain Rachal Toppi comes up big for the Rams with her hat trick. Junior Kelsey...

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