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 SRU Good News for March 3, 2011 






Inline Hockey Club at SRU earns national ranking

The Inline Hockey Club at Slippery Rock University, ranked No. 4 in the nation, finished the season with a 13-4-1 record took second place in the conference.

The team prided itself on being a deep scoring team, averaging 6.8 goals per game while finishing second in the conference for scoring.

Ryan McGeehan, an education major from Grove City, and Josh Newton, a biology major from Irwin, led the way in points with 31 each.

SRU also was helped by solid goaltending from Christian Ricketts, an education major from Moon Township.

SRU finished first in goals against a 3.3 goals per-game because of the shutdown defense of Andrew Kowalewski, a marketing major from Shaler, and Mike Stell, a business major from Duncansville.

The team now moves to regional playoff action March 4-6 in Feasterville.

Others on the team are Scott Angeloff, a sport management major from Pittsburgh, Matt Goga, a marketing major from Harrison City, Shane Merryman, a business major from New Castle, Chad White, an exercise science major from Franklin, Justin Barie, a safety major from Pittsburgh, and Sean Simpson an education major from Delmont.


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