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Pioneers Advance to MEC Second Round with Win Over UVa-Wise

Men's Basketball

Donte Morales scored a game high 15 points for the Pioneers despite only playing 19 minutes in the win over UVa-Wise

Glenville, W.Va. – The Glenville State men’s basketball team had six players score in double figures and shot red hot from the floor as they defeated the UVa-Wise Cavaliers by 28 points, 92-64, as they advance to the Second Round of the MEC Conference Tournament.

Glenville State and UVa-Wise would go back and fourth early however the Pioneers would go on a 14 point run at the 10:33 minute mark of the first half as they took a 19 point lead, 31-12. The Pioneers would head into halftime up big over the Cavaliers by 26 points, 46-20.

In the second half it would be all Glenville State as they had no problem with UVa-Wise as they went on to win big, 92-64.

The Pioneers never trailed in the game. Glenville State outscored UVa-Wise in the paint by 20 points, 40 to 20. The Pioneers bench outscored the Cavaliers bench, 37 to 14.

Donte Morales scored a game high 15 points for the Pioneers despite only playing 19 minutes. Sedric Nady scored 13 points and grabbed five rebounds in the win while Brett Morris also scored 13 points for GSC.

Luke Campbell, Brien Winston, and Juwan Wells all chipped in with 10 point each on the night. Winston also dished out a game high four assists.

UVa-Wise was led by Tyler Maggard as he scored 14 points, hitting four three-pointers on the night.

Glenville State (19-10, 15-8) will advance to the Second Round of the MEC Conference Tournament as they will now play #4 Charleston on Friday, March 6th at the Charleston Civic Center with tip-off set for 8:15 p.m.

Live Stats: #4 Charleston vs. #5 Glenville State

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Tate Lifts Lady Pioneers Past West Virginia State

Women's Basketball

Glenville State was led by Keyanna Tate as she scored 37 points, going 14-for-20 from the floor, and grabbing a game high 10 rebounds finishing the night with a double-double

Glenville, W.Va. – Glenville State’s Keyanna Tate had a great game as she scored a game and career high 37 points as she helped lift the Lady Pioneers past West Virginia State in the First Round of the MEC Conference Tournament.

West Virginia State would get off to a hot start as they built a nine point lead over Glenville State, 13-4, with 15:24 left till halftime. However the Lady Pioneers would come back strong and tie the game up at 15 all at the 12:03 minute mark.

After that tie Glenville State would get on a roll and take an eight point lead into halftime, 41-33.

In the second half of action the Lady Pioneers would add to their lead as they extended it to 16 points, 49-33, with 15:55 left to play in the game. But West Virginia State would make a late run and cut Glenville State’s lead to five points, 64-59, with under 5:00 minute to play.

However the Lady Pioneers would weather the storm and hold off the late surge by West Virginia State as they went on to win by 11 points, 81-70.

There were three ties and two lead changes throughout the game.

The Lady Pioneers defense came up big in the game as they caused West Virginia State into 25 turnovers and converted them into 31 points. Glenville State also had the scoring advantage in the paint as they outscored West Virginia State 44 to 34 in the paint.

Glenville State was led by Keyanna Tate as she scored 37 points, going 14-for-20 from the floor, and grabbing a game high 10 rebounds finishing the night with a double-double.

Katrina Salins was the only other Lady Pioneer to score in double figures as she scored 16 points. Briauna Nix scored six points off the bench and grabbed seven rebounds in the win.

West Virginia State was led by Rachel Ward as she scored 21 points.

Glenville State (15-12, 13-10) will now advance to the Second Round of the MEC Conference Tournament. They will take on #2 Shepherd University on Thursday, March 5th at the Charleston Civic Center with game time set for 12:00 p.m.

Live Stats: #2 Shepherd vs. #7 Glenville State

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Morales and Williams Earn MEC All-Conference Honors

Men's Basketball

Donte Morales has been named to the MEC All-Conference First Team. Morales, led the Pioneers in scoring this year with 18.4 points per game. He also led GSC in rebounding averaging 5.3 rebounds per game.

Bridgeport, W.Va. – West Liberty’s Seger Bonifant is the 2015 Mountain East Conference Player of the Year, Wheeling Jesuit’s Pat Moseh is the Freshman of the Year, and Concord’s Kent McBride is the league’s Coach of the Year.

Bonifant, a junior from Berlin, Ohio, helped lead WLU to a second-straight MEC regular season title by averaging a league-best 24.1 points per game. He is sixth in the country in scoring, and leads the nation in three-point field goal percentage knocking down 53 percent of his shots from behind the arc while making 3.9 threes per game. He’s reached double figures in scoring in all 27 games this season for the fourth-ranked Hilltoppers.

Moseh, a freshman from Springfield, Va., led all MEC freshmen in scoring averaging 13.7 points per game to go with five rebounds per game for the Cardinals. He finished the season strong for WJU scoring in double figures in nine of his last 10 games and averaging 17.3 points during that stretch.

Picked to finish 10th in the MEC preseason poll, McBride guided Concord to a 20-8 record and a third-place finish in the Mountain East Conference in 2015. The 20 wins this season are the most in his four years as the Mountain Lions head coach, and the first 20-win season at CU in over a decade.

In addition to the individual awards, the league also announced 2014-15 all-conference teams. Joining Bonifant on the first team were repeat selections Eric Siefert (Wheeling Jesuit) and Lawrence DeArmond (Notre Dame). Concord’s Mike Boyd and Aaron Miller, along with Nick Harney (Fairmont State), Tanner McGrew (West Virginia Wesleyan) and Donte Morales (Glenville State) also earned first team recognition.

WLU’s C.J. Hester and Devin Hoehn and Charleston’s Chris Evans and Jevonte Hughes were second team honorees, along with Justin Fritts (Wheeling Jesuit), Tyree Gaiter (Notre Dame), Markee Mazyck (West Virginia State) and Jamel Morris (Fairmont State).

Also for GSC senior point guard Reggie Williams was named to the All-MEC Honorable Mention Team.

The All-MEC teams are selected by a vote of the league’s coaches.

2015 All-MEC First Team
Name School Cl. Pos. Ht. Hometown
Seger Bonifant West Liberty Jr. F 6-7 Berlin, Ohio
Mike Boyd Concord Sr. G 6-0 Cincinnati, Ohio
Lawrence DeArmond Notre Dame Sr. G/F 6-1 Cincinnati, Ohio
Nick Harney Fairmont State Sr. F 6-8 Cleveland, Ohio
Tanner McGrew W.Va. Wesleyan Sr. F 6-8 Buckhannon, W.Va.
Aaron Miller Concord So. G 6-1 Stephens City, Va.
Donte Morales Glenville State Sr. G 6-5 Virginia Beach, Va.
Eric Siefert Wheeling Jesuit Jr. G 6-4 Reynoldsburg, Ohio
2015 All-MEC Second Team
Name School Cl. Pos. Ht. Hometown
Chris Evans Charleston Sr. G 6-3 Stamford, Conn.
Justin Fritts Wheeling Jesuit Jr. G 6-1 Mentor, Ohio
Tyree Gaiter Notre Dame Jr. G 5-7 Cleveland Heights, Ohio
C.J. Hester West Liberty Sr. F 6-4 West Mifflin, Pa.
Devin Hoehn West Liberty So. G 6-0 Parkersburg, W.Va.
Jevonte Hughes Charleston Jr. F 6-5 Kalamazoo, Mich.
Markee Mazyck W.Va. State Jr. F 6-6 Washington, D.C.
Jamel Morris Fairmont State Jr. G 6-4 Gahanna, Ohio
2015 All-MEC Honorable Mention
Name School Cl. Pos. Ht. Hometown
Austin Cunningham Shepherd Sr. G 6-2 Belpre, Ohio
Terry Hopewell Concord Jr. F 6-8 Columbus, Ohio
Morgan McDonald Shepherd Sr. F 6-6 Inwood, W.Va.
Reggie Williams Glenville State Sr. G 6-3 Virginia Beach, Va.
Thomas Wimbush Fairmont State So. F/G 6-7 Lorain, Ohio
Player of the Year: Seger Bonifant (West Liberty)
Freshman of the Year: Pat Moseh (Wheeling Jesuit)
Coach of the Year: Kent McBride (Concord)
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Keyanna Tate Named to MEC All-Conference First Team

Women's Basketball

Tate, a senior from Forestville, Maryland, led the Lady Pioneers in scoring with 18.2 points per game and also led Glenville State in rebounding with 7.5 per game.

Bridgeport, W.Va. – Notre Dame College’s Martha Nagbe is the 2015 Mountain East Conference Player of the Year, West Virginia Wesleyan’s Mari Stewart is the Freshman of the Year, and Shepherd’s Jenna Eckleberry is the league’s Coach of the Year.

Nagbe, a junior guard from Lakewood, Ohio, is ranked in the top 10 in the MEC in eight different categories. She is third in the conference in scoring with 18.1 points per game, and is also seventh in the league in assists averaging 3.15 per contest. Nagbe also excelled on defense coming up with 53 steals — fourth most in the MEC.

Stewart, a freshman from Templeton, Calif., led all MEC freshmen in scoring and rebounding for the Bobcats averaging 17.1 and 7.8, respectively. Those figures also ranked in the top 10 among all players in the league. She recorded eight double-doubles on the year and had the second-most points in a game in the league this year with 37 against West Liberty.

Eckleberry, in just her first year at Shepherd, orchestrated a dramatic turnaround to claim Coach of the Year honors. She took over a program that had just four wins a season ago and guided it to a 20-8 overall record and a share of the 2015 regular season conference title.

In addition to the individual awards, the league also announced 2014-15 all-conference teams. Nagbe, Hailey Garrett (Fairmont State) and Liz Flowers earn first team honors for the second-consecutive year. Jaila Bryant (WJU), Blair Harding (UVa-Wise), Kailee Howe (West Liberty), Nichole Perry (Charleston) and Keyanna Tate (Glenville State) round out the first team.

Three schools had two players on the second team including Concord (Rachel Artrip and Jacqueline Kestner), Fairmont State (Hallie Gunnoe and Emily Lohr) and Shepherd (Rachel Johnson and Cara Mason). Breanna Butler (Wheeling Jesuit) and Monet Saunders (Charleston) also earned second team recognition.

The All-MEC teams are selected by a vote of the league’s coaches.

2015 All-MEC First Team
Name School Cl. Pos. Ht. Hometown
Jaila Bryant Wheeling Jesuit Jr. G 5-8 Pickerington, Ohio
Liz Flowers West Liberty Jr. G 5-8 Williamstown, W.Va.
Hailey Garrett Fairmont State Sr. F 6-1 Fairmont, W.Va.
Blair Harding UVa-Wise Jr. G 5-9 Baltimore, Md.
Kailee Howe West Liberty Jr. G 5-10 Zanesville, Ohio
Martha Nagbe Notre Dame Jr. G 5-7 Lakewood, Ohio
Nichole Perry Charleston Sr. G 5-7 Poseyville, Ind.
Keyanna Tate Glenville State Sr. G/F 6-0 Forestville, Md.
2015 All-MEC Second Team
Name School Cl. Pos. Ht. Hometown
Rachel Artrip Concord Sr. F 6-0 Swords Creek, Va.
Breanna Butler Wheeling Jesuit Jr. G 5-9 Oak Hill, Ohio
Hallie Gunnoe Fairmont State Sr. G 5-10 Hinton, W.Va.
Rachel Johnson Shepherd Sr. G 5-7 Frederick, Md.
Jacqueline Kestner Concord Sr. F 5-10 Blountville, Tenn.
Emily Lohr Fairmont State Sr. G 6-1 Stoystown, Pa.
Cara Mason Shepherd So. G 5-8 Monrovia, Md.
Monet Saunders Charleston So. F/C 6-1 Woodmere, Ohio
2015 All-MEC Honorable Mention
Name School Cl. Pos. Ht. Hometown
Kennedy Boggs Urbana Jr. G 5-5 Delphos, Ohio
LeAnne Ross Charleston Sr. G 5-8 Marietta, Ohio
Shealyn Shafer W.Va. State So. F 6-0 Summersville, W.Va.
Kierra Simpson West Liberty Jr. F 5-11 Columbus, Ohio
Player of the Year: Martha Nagbe (Notre Dame)
Freshman of the Year: Mari Stewart (West Virginia Wesleyan)
Coach of the Year: Jenna Eckleberry (Shepherd)
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Softball Cancelled for Tuesday

Softball

The Glenville State Lady Pioneers softball game at Bluefield State has been cancelled due to field conditions

Glenville, W.Va. – The Glenville State Lady Pioneers softball game that was schedule for Tuesday, March 3rd at Bluefield State has been cancelled due to poor field conditions.

No make-up date has been set.

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Pioneers Roll as they Beat West Virginia Wesleyan on Senior Day

Men's Basketball

Senior guard Donte Morales scored 13 points in the win over the Bobcats

Glenville, W.Va. – The Glenville State Pioneers forced West Virginia Wesleyan into 17 turnovers and had three players score in double figures as they defeated the Bobcats on Senior Day by 26 points.

The Pioneers and Bobcats would go back and fourth early however Glenville State would take a three point lead over West Virginia Wesleyan, 12-9, at the 12:45 minute mark of the first half. West Virginia Wesleyan would come back and tie the game up at 22 all 6:20 left till halftime.

However Glenville State would end the half on a 17-3 run as the Pioneers took a 15 point lead over the Bobcats, 40-25.

In the second half the Pioneers would keep there foot on the pedal and cruise to a 26 point victory, 75-49.

There were three ties in the game, all coming in the first half. The Pioneers would lead the entire game.

Glenville State caused 17 turnovers and scored 31 points off of them. The Pioneers bench outscored the Bobcats bench 29 to 11.

Glenville State was led by senior Reggie Williams as he scored a game high 14 points and handed out a team high four assists. Fellow senior guard Donte Morales chipped in with 13 points while Sedric Nady scored 10 points.

Pioneers senior center Ed Newell scored a career high nine points in the win.

West Virginia Wesleyan had two players score in double figures led by Tanner McGrew scoring 12 points while Austin Shell chipped in with 11 points.

Glenville State (18-10, 14-8) will host UVa –Wise on Tuesday, March 3rd at the Waco Center in the first round of the MEC Conference Tournament. Game time is set for 7:30 p.m.

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Lady Pioneers Dominate West Virginia Wesleyan

Women's Basketball

Briana Smythe scored 14 points and grabbed a team high seven rebounds in the win over West Virginia Wesleyan

Glenville, W.Va. – Glenville State freshman guard Kayla Tibbs scored a game high 25 points as she hit five three-pointers as the Lady Pioneers rolled over West Virginia Wesleyan on Senior Day by 49 points, 104-55.

The Lady Pioneers would get off to a slow start as they held a one point lead over West Virginia Wesleyan, 12-11, with 14:11 left till halftime.

After that Glenville State would go on a run and take 15 point lead, 34-19, at the 6:33 minute mark. The Lady Pioneers would cruise into halftime up by 31 points, 58-27.

In the second half it would be all Glenville State as the Lady Pioneers were firing on all cylinders as they went on to win, 104-55.

There were only two ties in the game, also the Lady Pioneers never trailed in the game.

The Lady Pioneers defense caused 27 turnovers and converted them into 36 points. Glenville State also won the rebounding battle as they outrebounded West Virginia Wesleyan by one, 41-40.

Glenville State shot 51 percent from the floor and 38 percent from behind the three-point line while West Virginia Wesleyan shot only 36 percent from the floor and 28 percent from behind the three-point line.

The Lady Pioneers had five players score in double figures with Kayla Tibbs scoring a game high 25 points. Senior Keyanna Tate scored 16 points while fellow senior Briana Smythe scored 14 points and grabbed a team high seven rebounds.

Freshman Juile Bishop chipped in with 12 points, hitting four three-pointers in the game, while freshman Tayana Stewart chipped in with 10 points, a career high for Stewart.

Senior Katrina Salins dished out a game high six assists.

West Virginia Wesleyan was led by Alexa Mortenson as she scored 17 points while Mari Stewart finished with a double-double scoring 17 points and grabbing 11 rebounds.

The Glenville State Lady Pioneers (14-12, 12-10) will host West Virginia State on Tuesday, March 3rd in the first round of the MEC Conference Tournament at the Waco Center. Tip-off is set for 5:30 p.m.

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2015 GSC Percussion Ensemble Tickets on Sale March 2nd

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  February 27, 2015

For More Information:
Glenville State College
Public Relations Department
(304) 462-4115

Percussion Ensemble members, under the direction of Professor John McKinney, practice for their upcoming concerts.

Percussion Ensemble members, under the direction of Professor John McKinney, practice for their upcoming concerts.

GLENVILLE, WV—Tickets for the annual Glenville State College Percussion Ensemble will go on sale on Monday, March 2nd. Concerts will be held on Thursday, March 26th and Friday, March 27th at 7:00 p.m. in the GSC Fine Arts Center Auditorium.

GSC student tickets are free for the March 26th performance and $12 for the March 27th showing. Tickets for other students are $15 and the price for general admission is $20. For more information or to reserve tickets, contact the GSC Fine Arts Department at (304) 462-6340.

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Baseball Games Cancelled

Baseball

The GSC Baseball games against Urbana University this weekend have been cancelled

Glenville, W.Va. – The Glenville State Pioneer Baseball game that was scheduled for this weekend on Saturday, February 28th and Sunday, March 1st against Urbana University has been cancelled.

There has been no make-up date set. For all GSC Athletic and Baseball information go to www.glenville.edu/athletics

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GSC Track & Field Team Up With Buffalo Wild Wings

Track & Field

Glenville State Track & Field team has teamed up with Buffalo Wild Wings

Glenville, W.Va. – Glenville State College Track & Field Coach Daytona Maher would like to announce  that they have teamed up with Buffalo Wild Wings for a fundraiser on March 4th , 2015.

On Wednesday, March 4th if you eat at Buffalo Wild Wings in Buckhannon, WV they will donate 15% of your bill to the Glenville State College Track & Field Team.

“This is a great opportunity for us (the GSC Track Team) to make some good money. The money will help us with travel, uniforms, and scholarships, “stated head coach Maher.

You must present the ticket to your server at Buffalo Wild Wings on March 4th and eat between the hours of 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.

For more information please contact Daytona Maher at 304-462-6438 or email her at Daytona.Maher@glenville.edu

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