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Softball drops four games

The softball team played four games in the Alvy Early Memorial Classic but lost all four. Games one and two were on Saturday, Feb. 15 against Maryville (0-8) and Southern Arkansas (0-19). Games three and four were on Sunday, Feb. 16 against Missouri- St. Louis (3-6) and Southeastern Oklahoma (2-4).  “It was a little bit of a …

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Men’s Basketball defeated by NWMSU

The men’s basketball team played a home game against Northwest Missouri State University (NWMSU) on Saturday, Feb. 15 but the Gorillas lost the game (60-95).   Head Coach Kim Anderson hopes the team is able to comeback from this loss.   “So, I thought we really struggled,” Anderson said. “I thought Northwest came out and played extremely well. They shot the …

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Women’s Basketball defeats NWMSU

The women’s basketball team played a home game against Northwest Missouri State University (NWMSU) on Saturday, Feb. 15 and won (60-54).   Head Coach Amanda Davied was proud of the team for defeating NWMSU.   “I think we did really good,” Davied said. “We protected our home court (and) got a big win against a team that we were chasing in the league standings. Now, we’ve …

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Athlete of the Week: Annie Vaters

This week’s athlete of the week is dance team member and junior in nursing, Annie Vaters.   Vaters has been on the dance team at PSU for three years.   Vaters is also the president of Tri Sigma and the secretary of Be the Match. Additionally, she is part of a few other honor societies.   Like most children, Vaters began dancing as a young child, but her …

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Baseball wins 2/3 games against Minnesota Crookston

The baseball team played a home series against Minnesota Crookston from Friday, Feb. 14 to Sunday, Feb. 16. The team won the first game on Friday, Feb. 14 (7-6) but dropped the second game on Saturday, Feb. 15 (0-8). The Gorillas closed the weekend with a victory on Sunday, Feb. 16 (4-3).   Head coach Bob Fornelli thought the team …

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Club Baseball preparing for 2020 season

The Pitt State Club Baseball is preparing for their upcoming spring semester.   Since their last games in November, the Club Baseball team has been practicing and preparing for the spring semester.   “Pretty much we’ve just been practicing, getting in the cage, haven’t had much chance to get outside on the field yet,” said Club President …

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Men’s Rugby named Mardi Gras Rugby Tournament Champions

The Men’s Rugby team travelled to New Orleans to compete in the Mardi Gras on Saturday, Feb. 15. The Gorillahead Rugby team won the tournament and were named the Mardi Gras Rugby Tournament Champions. They played three games in the tournament and won all three. The first game was against Georgia Tech …

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Women’s Rugby places second in Mardi Gras Tournament

The women’s rugby team traveled to New Orleans to compete in the Mardi Gras Rugby Tournament. The team played three games. They lost the first game against University of Central Florida (UCF) (0-22) but won against Southern Illinois University (SIU) (47-0) and Tulane University (22-0).   Club President and sophomore physical education major Mauresa Caire thought the team played extremely well.   “To begin, when we …

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Women’s Basketball defeated by Washburn, defeats Missouri Western

The women’s basketball team travelled to Topeka to take on Washburn on Saturday, Feb. 8 but the Gorillas lost (75-82).   Head coach Amanda Davied thought the team played well against Washburn but couldn’t manage to pull away with the win in the end.   “Well, we started off really well on both sides of the ball,” Davied …

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