Coach Mike Bruno's Blindfolded Pittsburgh Marathon
April 13, 2013 at 8:00 a.m. ET
PITTSBURGH -- Point Park University volleyball head coach Mike Bruno is running the Pittsburgh Marathon blindfolded on May 5, 2013 to raise money and awareness for the Vision Research ROPARD Foundation.
Coach Bruno welcomed into AVCA 300 Victory Club
Dec. 14, 2012 at 1:15 p.m. ET
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Point Park volleyball head coach Mike Bruno was welcomed into the AVCA's 300 Victory Club at the AVCA Convention in Louisville, Ky., on Dec. 14. Coach Bruno got win No. 300 Sept. 27, 2012.
Oberacker Capital One (R) Acad. All-America again
Dec. 10, 2012 at 3:45 p.m. ET
PITTSBURGH -- Point Park senior Lindsey Oberacker has been named to the Capital One (R) Academic All-America College Division Volleyball First Team for the second year in a row. She has a 3.96 GPA in Biology/Pre-Med.
Point Park gets another 5 NAIA Scholar-Athletes
Dec. 4, 2012 at 3:45 p.m. ET
PITTSBURGH -- Point Park volleyball got another five Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes this year to rank among the Top 10 teams in the NAIA. It is the third year in a row that the Pioneers got that many NAIA Scholar-Athletes.
Caluori, Oberacker get NAIA All-American honors
Dec. 4, 2012 at 11:15 a.m. ET
PITTSBURGH -- The 2012 Tachikara-NAIA Volleyball All-American Teams have Point Park's Livia Caluori (MH, Sr.) on the NAIA All-American Third Team and Lindsey Oberacker (OH, Sr.) as Honorable Mention All-American.
Oberacker, Caluori make AVCA All-Region Team
Nov. 30, 2012 at 12:30 p.m. ET
PITTSBURGH -- Point Park seniors Lindsey Oberacker (OH) and Livia Caluori (MH) were named to the 2012 AVCA NAIA All-Northeast Region Team, the AVCA announced on Thursday. It's Oberacker third time and Caluori's first.
Four Point Park players named to All-KIAC teams
Nov. 13, 2012 at 11:30 p.m. ET
PITTSBURGH -- Four Point Park volleyball players earned All-KIAC honors with the announcement of the teams on Nov. 13. Lindsey Oberacker & Livia Caluori are on the 1st Team. Tayler Pugliese and Nicole Wurstle were 2nd team.
Pioneers end year at No. 26, miss NAIA at-large bid
Nov. 11, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. ET
PITTSBURGH -- Point Park University (30-10) ended the 2012 year at No. 26 overall and in the 'other receiving votes' section of the Final NAIA Top 25 Poll released Sunday, and the Pioneers missed an NAIA at-large bid.
#24 Point Park falls to #14 IU East in KIAC Finals
Nov. 10, 2012 at 8:05 p.m. ET
CINCINNATI, Ohio -- NAIA No. 24 Point Park University lost to No. 14 IU East, 3-2, in the KIAC Tournament Finals on Saturday at Cincinnati Christian. The Pioneers (30-10) lost the fifth set, 15-10, to IU East (43-3) and trailed 0-2.
Point Park beats Carlow, moves on to KIAC Semis
Nov. 9, 2012 at 10:30 p.m. ET
CINCINNATI, Ohio -- No. 2 seed Point Park beat No. 7 seed Carlow, 3-0, on Friday to begin the KIAC Tournament. The Pioneers (29-9) had three players with 10 kills and move on to the semifinals Nov. 10 vs. Asbury (11 a.m.).
Point Park outlasted by WJU in Top 25 Showdown
Nov. 6, 2012
PITTSBURGH -- NAIA No. 24 Point Park University was outlasted by NCAA DII No. 19 Wheeling Jesuit, 3-2, in Top 25 showdown at the Student Center Gym on Tuesday. Point Park dropped to 28-9 while Wheeling Jesuit is 30-2.
No. 25 Point Park clinches No. 2 seed on Sr. Day
Nov. 3, 2012 at 11:55 p.m. ET
PITTSBURGH -- No. 25 Point Park picked up a pair of KIAC wins on Saturday, 3-0, over Cincinnati Christian and Alice Lloyd to clinch the No. 2 seed in the conference tournament. It was Senior Day, and nine seasons were honored.
Pioneers crack NAIA Top 25 for first time at No. 25
Oct. 30, 2012 at 8:00 p.m. ET
PITTSBURGH -- The Point Park University volleyball team cracked the national rankings for the first time ever as the Pioneers (26-8, 7-1 KIAC) checked in at No. 25 in the NAIA Top 25 Poll released Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012.
Wurstle named KIAC Volleyball Player of the Week
Oct. 30, 2012 at 9:00 p.m. ET
PITTSBURGH -- Point Park University junior right-side hitter Nicole Wurstle has been named the KIAC Volleyball Player of the Week for Oct. 22-28 after putting up 58 kills and 18 blocks in six matches on the week.
Point Park ends weekend in Kentucky with KIAC win
Oct. 28, 2012 at 8:40 p.m. ET
MIDWAY, Ky. -- Point Park University concluded its weekend in Kentucky by picking up a KIAC win over St. Louis COP, 3-0, at neutral site Midway (Ky.) on Sunday. The Pioneers were 3-2 on the weekend are are 26-8, 7-1 KIAC.
Pioneers beat RV Taylor, lose to No. 11 Georgetown
Oct. 27, 2012 at 11:59 p.m. ET
GEORGETOWN, Ky. -- Point Park University split two matches on Day 2 of the Boneyard Brawl on Saturday with a win over RV Taylor (Ind.), 3-0, and a loss to No. 11 Georgetown (Ky.), 3-0. Lindsey Oberacker reached 1,000 digs.
Point Park upsets No. 5 Lee, loses to Indiana Tech
Oct. 26, 2012 at 11:05 p.m. ET
GEORGETOWN, Ky. -- Point Park pulled most likely the biggest upset in program history with Friday's 3-2 win over NAIA No. 5 Lee (Tenn.) on Day 1 of the Georgetown Tournament. The Pioneers lost to Indiana Tech, 3-1, later on.
Pioneers beat UPJ, 3-0, in non-conference road win
Oct. 23, 2012 at 11:20 p.m. ET
PITTSBURGH -- Point Park University beat Pitt-Johnstown, 3-0, in a non-conference, volleyball road match on Tuesday. The 25-21, 25-16, 25-16 win improved Point Park to 23-6 overall and 8-1 this year vs. NCAA DII.
Point Park gets back on track with two KIAC wins
Oct. 20, 2012 at 11:59 p.m. ET
PITTSBURGH -- Point Park University got back on the winning track following two straight losses for a pair of KIAC wins on Saturday -- 3-1 over IU Southeast and 3-0 over Berea. Point Park improved to 22-6 overall, 6-1 KIAC.
Pioneers lose to NCAA DIII No. 6 Emory at home
Oct. 17, 2012 at 11:15 p.m. ET
PITTSBURGH -- Point Park University fell victim to a strong Emory (Ga.) team ranked No. 6 in NCAA Division III, 3-0, on Wednesday night at home. Point Park (20-6, 4-1) lost for the second time in a row and the third time at home.
Point Park falls in non-conference match at A-B
Oct. 13, 2012 at 11:15 p.m. ET
PHILIPPI, W.Va. -- Point Park dropped a non-conference volleyball match to a very hot Alderson-Broaddus team, 3-1, on Saturday evening. The Pioneers dipped their record to 20-5 while A-B (11-13) has won 10 of 11 matches.
Week in Review: Pioneers have notable week in FL
Oct. 9, 2012 at 11:59 p.m. ET
PITTSBURGH -- The Point Park volleyball team had a week of notable accomplishments including a 4-0 showing in Clearwater, Fla., and the Pioneers' senior class becoming the winningest players in team history.
Caluori is KIAC P.O.W., Pioneers remain at No. 31
Oct. 2, 2012 at 10:30 p.m. ET
PITTSBURGH -- Middle hitter Livia Caluori was named the KIAC Volleyball Player of the Week on Monday, and on Tuesday, Point Park held steady at No. 31 overall and in the 'others receiving votes' section of the NAIA Top 25.
Pioneers drop five-setter at home to Fairmont State
Oct. 1, 2012 at 11:45 p.m. ET
PITTSBURGH -- Point Park let one slip away with Monday night's 3-2 home loss to non-conference Fairmont State of NCAA Division II. The Pioneers led the fifth set, 12-7, but ended up losing, 16-14, to drop to 16-4 on the year.
Point Park too much for WV Wesleyan in 3-0 victory
Sept. 29, 2012 at 10:05 p.m. ET
PITTSBURGH -- Point Park hit an impressive .354 -- including .487 the first two sets -- and also put up 15 total blocks in Saturday's 3-0 win over West Virginia Wesleyan in a non-conference volleyball match at the SC Gym.
Coach Bruno gets 300th Career Win, 3-0 at Ursuline
Sept. 27, 2012 at 9:50 p.m. ET
PEPPER PIKE, Ohio -- Point Park University volleyball head coach Mike Bruno picked up career win No. 300 when the Pioneers won at Ursuline, 3-0, on Thursday. Bruno is the 18th active NAIA volleyball coach with at least 300 wins.
Pioneers remain at No. 31 of NAIA VB Top 25 Poll
Sept. 25, 2012 at 9:30 p.m. ET
PITTSBURGH -- The Point Park University volleyball team remained at No. 31 overall and in the 'others receiving votes' section of the NAIA Volleyball Top 25 Poll (Sept. 25). The Pioneers are 14-3 overall and 4-1 in the KIAC.
Point Park falls in KIAC showdown at #19 IU East
Sept. 22, 2012 at 10:05 p.m. ET
RICHMOND, Ind. -- Point Park lost a five-setter at #19 IU East, 3-2, in showdown of the top two teams in the KIAC on Saturday. Point Park (14-3, 4-1) won the second and third sets, but IU East (20-0, 4-0) came back to win.
Point Park sweeps Carlow in local, KIAC matchup
Sept. 16, 2012 at 10:00 p.m. ET
PITTSBURGH -- Playing for the first time in a KIAC volleyball matchup, Point Park won at Carlow, 3-0, Tuesday. Point Park (13-2, 3-0 KIAC) stayed unbeatedn in the conference by downing the former AMC foe Carlow (9-3).
Point Park picks up two victories in home Tri-Match
Sept. 15, 2012 at 10:45 p.m. ET
PITTSBURGH -- Point Park volleyball had a productive day Saturday as it picked up a KIAC win over Midway (Ky.), 3-0, and registered a quality, five-set win over a talented Shawnee State team, 3-2. Point Park is 12-2, 2-0 KIAC.
Caluori named KIAC Volleyball Player of the Week
Sept. 11, 2012 at 9:15 p.m. ET
PITTSBURGH -- Point Park senior middle hitter Livia Caluori has been named the KIAC Volleyball Player of the Week for matches thru Sept. 9. The newcomer from Switzerland had 37 kills and 13 blocks in the 3-1 week.
2012 Point Park Univ. Volleyball Season Prospectus
Aug. 23, 2012 at 9:00 p.m. ET
PITTSBURGH -- Point Park volleyball fans can Download the 2012 Season Prospectus & Watch Head Coach Mike Bruno's preseason video interview at the link below. The Pioneers open the season Aug. 24-25 in Dearborn, Mich.
VOLLEY FOR VISION
On Oct. 15, 2011, the Point Park volleyball team will host its Fourth Annual Volley for Vision event. To find out more information about Volley for Vision, watch the video posted above, which was made during the inaugural event in 2008. All proceeds benefit ROPARD. To donate to support the cause, visit www.volleyforvision.org.