The Quad

Quidditch flies off the page and onto campus sports fields

Michael Vasquez

November 7, 2010

Filed under Basketball, Soccer, Sports, Women's Soccer

Quidditch is part soccer, part basketball, part dodgeball, and all fantasy _ or at least it used to be. The hybrid game was invented by author J.K. Rowling and, until recently, only played by the imaginary broom-flying wizards of her popular Harry Potter novels.These days, a version for us lowly huma...

Playoff implications on the line

Ryan Frisco

October 24, 2010

Filed under Football, Rugby, Sports

Only one game remains on the schedule for the West Chester Lady Ram rugby team's fall season.That game occurs this Saturday, as the women take on visiting Delaware in their own Farel Stadium. A win in that game will solidify West Chester's number two seed going into the end-of-the year Eastern Pennsyl...

Men’s soccer looks to snap losing streak

Travis Pearson

September 26, 2010

Filed under Soccer, Sports

West Chester men's soccer lost 2-0 to Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) foe East Stroudsburg on Wednesday, bringing their losing streak to four games in hot and humid conditions.The loss dropped WCU to 2-4-0 overall and 0-3-0 in conference. Shastri Spencer struck first for East Stroudsburg (6-1-0, ...

Rugby preparing for 2010 season

Ryan Frisco

September 19, 2010

Filed under Rugby, Sports

Well, another year back at good ole West Chester University, and another much looked forward to sports season, as each team gears up to attain their numerous championship goals.Our dearly beloved football team is once again in action, vying for the prestigious PSAC crown with hopes of turning this se...

Record breaking rugby finale

Ryan Frisco

April 25, 2010

Filed under Rugby, Sports

Records were broken last Saturday afternoon as the West Chester University Golden Ram rugby team entertained the Senior Day crowd with a blowout performance, easing past York College by the score of 72-0.Although it was unfortunately the final game of the season, with the Lady Rams missing the playoff...

Lady Ram rugby gets ready for next season

Ryan Frisco

April 11, 2010

Filed under Rugby, Sports

One week after losing their chance at the Sweet 16 tournament in April, the West Chester University Lady Ram rugby squad annihilated James Madison University in the consolations of the Mid Atlantic Rugby Football Union tournament 55-0.It was a passing of the torch, so to speak, as a display of young...

Seven in a row for Golden Ram baseball

Steven Fisher

March 21, 2010

Filed under Baseball, Sports

West Chester University's baseball team pushed their winning streak to seven with wins over Philadelphia University and their PSAC East conference rival Bloomsburg University.West Chester's Kyle Orensky led the offense with five RBI's as the Golden Rams easily defeated University of the Sciences (P...

No national tournament for Lady Ram rugby

Ryan Frisco

March 21, 2010

Filed under Rugby, Sports

After dominating West Virginia University 86-0 two weeks ago, the Lady Ram rugby team encountered an insurmountable Virginia team this weekend that ended West Chester's hopes at this year's postseason.Head coach Tony DeRemer spent the entire winter preparing the team for this big match against Virginia. Going thro...

Golden Rams ready for breakout season

Matt Chandik

November 15, 2009

Filed under Football, Sports

The wind's starting to pick up, the leaves are falling, college football's almost over and snow should be on the horizon soon. Yes, it's time for another season of West Chester University men's basketball, and boy, does this team have a chance to make some noise. One year after being picked to finish se...

Stephanie Kienle sets NCAA record for points in a career

Mike Heiman

April 27, 2008

Filed under Sports

The West Chester University Women's Lacrosse team ended their regular season in the same dominant form they have been showing for nearly two months. Ending the season with a perfect conference record, 14-0, and a 16-1 overall record, their only loss came in the first game of the year against national po...

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