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Softball closes 2019 season

The softball team has officially closed the 2019 season. The Gorillas battled Northeastern State in a doubleheader Friday, April 26. They won the first match (2-1) and carried that victory through to take the second match as well (5-4). The next game was against Central Oklahoma on Saturday, April 27. …

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Baseball wins 2 of 3 against Missouri Western

The baseball team played a home series from Thursday, April 18 to Saturday, April 20 at the Al Ortolani Field. The team lost the first match Thursday (3-7) but bounced back Friday with a victory (7-3) and continued that momentum to take the final game of the weekend (14-10).   Head coach Bob Fornelli …

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Track and field teams compete at Mule Relays

The Track and Field teams travelled to Warrensburg, Missouri to compete in the Mule Relays hosted by the University of Central Missouri Friday, April 19.   Head coach Russ Jewett believes the team did some things well and other things not so well.   “I think it was a little mix of good and not great,” Jewett said. …

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Club Golf team headed to National Invitational

The Pitt State Club Golf team qualified for the National Invitational hosted by the National Collegiate Club Golf Association (NCCGA) from Saturday, April 27 to Sunday, April 28 at the Trophy Club Gold Course in Lebanon, Indiana.    Club Golf attends two tournaments a semester which gives them a chance to qualify to nationals or the National …

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Men’s rugby defeated by KC Blues

The Kansas City Blues defeated the Pitt State Men’s Rugby Club (66-36) in a match Saturday, April 20.   This was the Third Annual Patrick Mercer Memorial Match.    “Well we did not do bad, but we also did not do great,” Club president Grant Schultz said. “We played the Kansas City Blues in the Third Annual Patrick Mercer Memorial Match. Patrick Mercer was a kid …

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Queen City defeats Women’s Rugby

The women’s rugby team at Pitt State lost a match to Queen City Saturday, April 20 in Springfield, Arkansas.   Women’s Rugby vice president and freshman Biology major Mauresa Caire believes the team played well and kept fighting despite losing the match.   “I think overall we played with a lot of intensity and even our captain made comments that they …

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Women’s Rugby defeats Tulsa

The Women’s Rugby Club secured a victory over Tulsa by more than 50 points in a match on Saturday, April 13 in Oklahoma.   Vice president Mauresa Caire believes the teams good offensive during the match, teamwork, and their communication all contributed to their 67-15 victory.   “We did phenomenally honestly,” Caire said. “The first half of the game went extremely well. It was a completely …

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Baseball wins 3/4 games

The baseball team played a series against Emporia this past weekend from Friday, April 12 to Sunday, April 14 and played Arkansas Tech Tuesday, April 16. The Gorillas lost the first game in the series (3-9) but managed to battle back and win the last two games (1-0, 7-4). The team did not …

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Softball sweeps 2/3 doubleheaders

The Pitt State softball team played three doubleheaders against Northwest Missouri, Missouri Western, and Southwest Baptist University (SBU). The Gorillas won both games against Northwest Missouri (8-4, 7-4) Friday, April 12 before dropping the next two to Missouri Western (3-13, 2-7) Saturday, April 13. The last doubleheader was Tuesday, April 16 and the team rebounded to win both games against Southwest Baptist (6-1, 9-1).   Head coach …

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Men’s Rugby wins 1/3 weekend games

The Pitt State Men’s Rugby Club travelled to Missouri to compete in the Gateway Conference 7’s tournament Saturday, April 13.   Club president Grant Schultz believes the team did not do as well as they had hoped to. Many of the club members were unable to attend for various reasons, which contributed to the team’s loss according to Schultz.   “Well we played three matches,” Schultz …

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