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Athlete of the Week: Brett Thompson

This week’s athlete of the week is Brett Thompson.   Thompson is a graduate student in education leadership and has been a member of the PSU track and field program for six years.   Thompson began competing in track and field in high school and enjoys many aspects of the sport.   “I like …

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Baseball loses series against Central Missouri

The Pitt State baseball team dropped a series against Central Missouri.   Games one and two were on Saturday, April 10 and they lost both games (3-10, 6-18). The last game of the series was on Sunday, April 11 and the team couldn’t pull out the win (1-13).   The Gorillas snapped their losing streak on Tuesday, April 13 by …

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Men’s track and field team competes at home

The men’s track and field team stayed home to compete in the 13th Annual David Suenram Gorilla Classic on Sunday, April 11.   Brett Thompson, graduate student in educational leadership, won the javelin throw.   “I think the team competed great at this meet,” Thompson said. “(We) had numerous different… (PRs) in the throws, and then over at the …

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Volleyball team ends regular season at home, defeats Emporia

The volleyball team ended the regular season at home in John Lance Arena’s Whetzel Court against the Emporia State University Hornets on Saturday, April 10. The Gorillas won the final match up of the season in three straight sets (3-0).    The volleyball Gorillas started off hot and took set one (25-16). They didn’t stop there, going on …

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Women’s track and field team competes in Gorilla Classic

The women’s track and field team stayed home last week for the 13th Annual David Suenram Gorilla Classic on Sunday, April 11.   Haven Lander, senior in Human Resources Development, thought the team perform well at the meet.   “It was a great competition this week,” Lander said. “I’m always proud of my team and how hard …

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Women’s track and field takes second at competition

The women’ track and field team came away with second place at the SBU Bearcat Invitational, held on Friday, Apr. 2 and Saturday, Apr. 3 in Bolivar, Mo.   Missouri Southern State University took the meet with 165 points, Pitt State following with 113.   Trace Mosby, a senior in business management, won the 100-meter hurdles, the …

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Baseball sweeps series against Rogers State, defeats Washburn

The baseball team played a weekend series against Rogers State in Claremore, Okla. The Gorillas took game one on Friday, April 2 (3-1) then came back for a doubleheader on Saturday, April 3 and won both of those games as well (4-3, 2-0).   “Well, we went three and…(zero),” said Head Coach Bob Fornelli. “(We) played …

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Men’s track and field team wins SBU Bearcat Invitational

The men’s track and field team travelled to Bolivar, Mo. to compete in the Southwest Baptist University (SBU) Bearcat Invitational on Friday, Apr. 2 and Saturday, Apr. 3.   The Pitt State men won the competition with 185 points. Central Missouri took second place with 114 points.   “I thought they did really well,” …

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