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Pioneers Pickup Huge Victory Over Falcons

Men's Basketball

Donte Morales finished with a double-double as he scored 25 points and grabbed 13 rebounds as the Pioneers handed the Fairmont State Fighting Falcons their first loss of the season, 97-84.

Glenville, W.Va. – Glenville State’s Donte Morales finished with a double-double as he scored 25 points and grabbed 13 rebounds as the Pioneers handed the Fairmont State Fighting Falcons their first loss of the season, 97-84.

In the first half of action the Pioneers and Falcons would go back and fourth trading buckets as we were knotted at 13 all with 13:46 till halftime. However after that tie GSC would go on a run and claim an 11 halftime lead over FSU, 44-33.

In the second half of action the Pioneers would never relinquish lead as they would cruise to the victory on the road over Fairmont State, 97-84.

The Pioneers biggest lead of the game was 23 points. Glenville State won the rebounding battle as they out-rebounded the Falcons by 10, 44-34.

The Pioneers also had a great night shooting the ball as they shot 50 percent from the floor while the Falcons shot 41 percent. Glenville State out-scored the Falcons in the paint, 42 to 30.

Glenville State had five players score five players score in double figures with Donte Morales scoring 25, Brett Morris scored a season high 19 points, he also grabbed seven rebounds and finished with three blocks. Also for GSC Sedric Nady scored 17 points while Reggie Williams and Kade Kager both chipped in with 14 points each.

Fairmont State was led by Will Martinez as he scored 21 points while Thomas Winbush finished with a double-double scoring 17 points and pulling down 11 rebounds. Fairmont State had three players foul out of the game.

The Pioneers are 4-1(2-0) on the season, they return to action Monday, December 1st when they travel to Winston Salem for a non-conference match-up. Game-time is set for 7:00pm.

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Lady Pioneers Pickup First Victory

Women's Basketball

Keyanna Tate scored a game high 23 points and grabbed nine rebounds as the Lady Pioneers went on the road and handed the Fairmont State Fighting Falcons their first loss of the season, 86-81.

Glenville, W.Va. – Keyanna Tate scored a game high 23 points and grabbed nine rebounds as the Lady Pioneers went on the road and handed the Fairmont State Fighting Falcons their first loss of the season, 86-81. It was also the Lady Pioneers first victory on the year.

The Lady Pioneers would jump out to a 10 point lead with 16:11 to play till halftime but Fairmont State would make a run and would eventually head into halftime up by three points over the Lady Pioneers, 41-38.

In the second half of action Glenville State would take a six point lead, 72-66, at the 9:16 minute mark after Keyanna Tate scored on a layup.

The Lady Pioneers would continue to hold onto a slight lead but the Falcons would make a late run and cut Glenville State’s lead to three points with only a 1:24 left in the game. However the Lady Pioneers would make their free-throws as they claimed a five point road win over Fairmont State, 86-81.

Glenville State’s defense caused Fairmont State into 21 turnovers and converted them into 19 points.

Katrina Salins scored 19 points as she went 5-for-11 from behind the three-point line while Paige Tuttle had another fabulous game as she scored 14 points, dished out five assists and pulled down four rebounds.

Fairmont State was led by Amanda Ruffner as she came off the bench to score 20 points and grab nine rebounds.

Glenville State returns to action on December 4th when Concord University travels to Glenville. Tip-off is set for 5:30pm.

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Morales Named MEC Player Of The Week

Men's Basketball

's Donte Morales has been named the MEC Player Of The Week

Bridgeport, W.Va. – Glenville State’s Donte Morales has been named the Mountain East Conference Player of the Week after helping the Pioneers to a pair of wins.

Morales, a senior from Virginia Beach, Va., averaged 26.5 points and five rebounds on the week for GSC. He scored 16 points in a non-conference win against Ohio Valley before exploding for 37 points on 11-of-13 shooting in a win over Shepherd top open MEC play.

Other Top Performances

Devin Hoehn (West Liberty) averged 28.5 points, 3.5 assists and 2.5 rebounds in a 2-0 week for the top-ranked ‘Toppers… Carlas Jackson (Urbana) had a game-high 26 points in just 28 minutes of work to give the Blue Knights their first MEC win in program history… Nick Harney (FSU) had 21 points to lead the Falcons to win in their only game of the week… Morgan McDonald (Shepherd) averaged 26.5 points and 8.0 rebounds in a 1-1 week for the Rams… Tyree Gaiter (Notre Dame) had back-to-back 30-point games as the Falcons went 1-1… Tanner McGrew (West Virginia Wesleyan) averaged a double-double with 10.5 points and 13.5 rebounds for the Bobcats.

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Pioneers Defeat Shepherd 103-93 in MEC Opener

Men's Basketball

Donte Morales scored a career high 37 points and pulled down five rebounds as the Glenville State Pioneers came from behind to defeat the Shepherd Rams, 103-93.

Glenville, W.Va. – Donte Morales scored a career high 37 points and pulled down five rebounds as the Glenville State Pioneers came from behind to defeat the Shepherd Rams in their MEC Conference opener by 10 points, 103-93.

Shepherd would get off to a great start and continue their good play all the way to halftime as the Rams held a, 42-32, lead at the half.

In the second half it would be all Glenville State and Donte Morales as the Pioneers would out score Shepherd by 20 points, 71-51, in the second half as GSC would come from behind to claim a 103-93 victory.

Both teams shot the ball extremely well as the Pioneers finished the game shooting 58 percent for the floor and Shepherd finished the game with a shooting percentage of 47 percent.

The Pioneers defense caused the Rams to turn the ball over 18 times while Glenville State only turned it over 14 times.

Donte Morales led the Pioneers with 37 points, 35 points coming in the second half of action.

Also for the Pioneers Reggie Williams, who missed the last game due to an injury, scored 26 points and dished out a team high six assists. Brett Morris also scored in double figures as he scored 15 points on the night. Morris also grabbed a team high seven rebounds.

Shepherd was led by Morgan McDonald as he scored a team high 31 points and pulled down nine rebounds.

The Pioneers are 3-1 (1-0) on the season and return to action this coming Monday, November 24th when they travel to rival Fairmont State. Game-time is set for 7:30pm.

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Lady Pioneers Fall in MEC Home Opener

Women's Basketball

Paige Tuttle had an excellent game as she scored 14 points and dished out two assists in the loss to Shepherd

Glenville, W.Va. – The Glenville State Lady Pioneers dropped their MEC Conference opener to the Shepherd University Rams on Saturday afternoon at the WACO Center, 109-98.

The Lady Pioneers would see the Shepherd Rams build an eight point lead, 29-21, at the 11:42 minute mark of the first half, however Glenville State would battle back and cut Shepherd’s lead to just two points as we headed to intermission, 59-57.

In the second half of action the Rams would again start fast as they jumped out to a 10 points lead with 17:11 left to play, 69-59.

The Lady Pioneers would try and battle back but the Rams would keep up their excellent play and would eventually build a 19 point lead, 80-61, with 13:37 left in the game. Shepherd would prove to be too much for the Lady Pioneers as the Rams walked away with a, 109-89 victory.

Glenville State turned the ball over 15 times in the game and Shepherd would convert those turnovers into 22 points.

Leading the way for the Lady Pioneers was Keyanna Tate as she scored a team high 23 points and grabbed nine rebounds. Paige Tuttle also had an excellent game as she scored 14 points and dished out two assists.

GSC also saw Katrina Salins and Tayana Stewart both score 11 points each while La’Shaughn Jones scored six points and grabbed 10 rebounds.

Shepherd was led by Morgan Arden as she scored a game high 30 points.

The Lady Pioneers fall to 0-2 (0-1) on the season, they return to action Monday, November 24th when they travel to Fairmont State. Tip=p-off is set for 5:30pm.

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Holiday Premium Night Scheduled at GSC

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 21, 2014

For More Information:
Public Relations & Marketing Director
Glenville State College
(304) 462-6390

GLENVILLE, WV – The public is invited to Mollohan’s Restaurant at Glenville State College on Wednesday, December 10th from 4:30 until 7:00 p.m. for GSC’s Holiday Premium Night.

The menu for the dinner includes: grilled salmon with white balsamic glaze, chicken piccata, pasta station, rustic mashed potatoes, rice pilaf, citrus glazed carrots, spiced pecans, specialty salads, creamy cheese fondue, dinner rolls, and a full salad bar. Desserts will include Christmas cookies, cherry pie, red velvet cake, and hot fudge cake. Hot apple cider and eggnog will be available to round out the seasonal meal.

The costs for the special holiday dinner are $13.75 for guests, $12.75 for seniors, $12.50 for faculty & staff using flex dollars, $10.30 for students with flex dollars, and $6.50 for children under 12.

Please call ahead for reservations, which may be left on the voice mail. To make reservations or for more information, contact the GSC Dining Services Office at (304) 462-6360.

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Ally Brown Signs to Play Softball for Glenville State

Softball
Glenville State Head Softball Coach Kristen Tunno is pleased to announce that Ally Brown has chosen Glenville State College and our Lady Pioneer softball program.

Glenville, W.Va. - Glenville State Head Softball Coach Kristen Tunno is pleased to announce that Ally Brown has chosen Glenville State College and our Lady Pioneer softball program to advance both her educational and athletic career.

Ally Brown is a right handed pitcher, left handed batter that comes to us from Scott High School. “I know that Ally’s work ethic, character and personality are conducive to reaching the goals we have for our softball program here at GSC,” stated Tunno.

“She is joining us at a very special time here in Glenville. As a resident of West Virginia, she has the opportunity to help build our program which hopefully is something that she will be proud of the rest of her life,” said Tunno.

Ally has had several achievements throughout her softball career. In 9th grade she was named to the West Virginia All-State Honorable Mention Team, in 10th grade named to the West Virginia All-State Special Honorable Mention Team and in 11th grade she was named to the West Virginia All-State Second Team.

We welcome Ally and her family to our Pioneer family.  We can’t wait to have her here on campus.

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Taylor Broadwater Signs at GSC for A&T

Acrobatics & Tumbling
Taylor Broadwater from Vienna, West Virginia has signed her letter of intent at GSC for Acrobatics & Tumbling.

Glenville, W.Va. - Taylor Broadwater from Vienna, West Virginia has signed her letter of intent at GSC for Acrobatics & Tumbling.

Taylor is a level nine gymnast and has competed for Gymniks Gymnastics for more than 12 years. She has won several events and has also won several All-around State Championships.

Taylor is an outstanding student and is involved in: Student Council, A Cappella Choir, Key Club Secretary, National Honor Society, Student Leadership and Senior Women’s Club.

“Taylor brings a tremendous skill set to our program. She is an all-around talented, strong athlete who brings solid technique with her gymnastics background” says Coach King. 

“I feel A&T gives athletes an excellent opportunity to compete their skills in a forum that is exciting for the audience,” stated Broadwater.

Taylor is the second A&T athlete to sign at Glenville State.

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Whitney Wedgeworth Signs at GSC

Acrobatics & Tumbling
Whitney is the first Acrobatics & Tumbler to sign at Glenville State

Glenville, W.Va. - Glenville State welcomes Whitney Wedgeworth of McKinney, Texas to the 2015-2016 Acrobatics & Tumbling roster.

Whitney has competed eleven years for Cheer Athletics, most recently on the level five team.  She is a three time National Champion, and has competed twice at worlds bringing home a silver medal in 2010. 

Wedgeworth has three years of ballet training, one year at Beyond Belief Dance Company, and two years at Booker T Washington for the Performing and Visual Arts.  Wedgeworth also brings a background in gymnastics. 

Whitney has worked with children of all ages in private lessons and at Frisco Dance Force as a tumbling, gymnastics and acrobatics technique teacher. 

“Whitney brings a lot of variety to our program.  She is a strong tumbler while also having elite skills as a top.  She will be an asset in our tumbling, toss, and acro events.” says Coach King. 

“I’m excited about starting something new and making history through this sport and program.  I’m thankful for the opportunity to do what I love at the college level!” stated Whitney.

Whitney is the first Acrobatics & Tumbler to sign at Glenville State.

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Pioneers Pull Off Comeback Victory

Men's Basketball

Sedric Nady led all scores with 20 points and handed out game high seven assists in the Pioneers win over Ohio Valley

Glenville, W.Va. – The Glenville State men’s basketball team had five players score in double figures as they came from behind to defeat the Ohio Valley University Fighting Scots, 88-83, on Tuesday night at the Waco Center.

The Pioneers would fall behind early and struggle shooting the ball in the first half as Ohio Valley took a five point lead into halftime, 46-41.

In the second half the Pioneers would get it going as Kade Kager and Sedric Nady both got into a groove shooting the ball. Glenville State would take a one point lead, 72-71, with 5:47 left to play and never look back as the Pioneers come from behind to claim a five point victory, 88-83.

Sedric Nady led all scores with 20 points and handed out game high seven assists. Donte Morales scored 16 points and had a team high three steals while Kade Kager and Brett Morris both chipped in with 15 points each.

Also for the Pioneers Luke Campbell scored 14 points while Brien Winston scored eight points off the bench and grabbed a team high six rebounds.

Ohio Valley was led by Darryl Walker as he finished with a double double as he scored 18 points and pulled down 12 rebounds.

The Pioneers 2-1(0-0) return to action this Saturday, November 22nd as they open up Mountain East Conference play as they host Shepherd University. Gametime is set for 4:00pm. A remind for all fans to bring a non-perishable canned food item for free admission.

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