Point Park's 2014-15 recruiting class announced
July 30, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. ET
PITTSBURGH -- Point Park University women's basketball and head coach Tony Grenek have announced the Pioneers' 2014-15 recruiting class featuring five WPIAL products with two transfers and three freshmen.
Point Park No. 11 in WBCA Academic Top 25 Poll
July 24, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. ET
PITTSBURGH -- Point Park women's basketball ranked No. 11 in the NAIA in the WBCA Academic Top 25 Honor Roll for 2013-14 with a team GPA of 3.46. The Pioneers were 29-5 and made the national tourney as KIAC champs.
Pioneers tie team record for NAIA Scholar-Athletes
March 25, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. ET
PITTSBURGH -- Point Park women's basketball tied a team record with five Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes this year. Anna-Maria Boshkova, Ashley Campbell, Ja'Nia McPhatter, Katresa Savisky and Anna Shaw were named.
Point Park falls to No. 5 Morningside at NAIAs
March 13, 2014 at 10:45 p.m. ET
SIOUX CITY, Iowa -- Point Park lost to No. 5-ranked Morningside (Iowa), 83-52, in the first round of the NAIA DII Women's Basketball National Championship on Thursday. The Pioneers (29-5) were in the tournament for the third straight year.
Follow the Pioneers in the NAIA DII Tournament
March 13, 2014 vs. Morningside at 8 p.m. ET
SIOUX CITY, Iowa -- Follow Point Park University in the NAIA DII WBB National Championship at our tournament page with links to Watch Live, Listen Live, Live Stats, Point Park's YouTube Preview Show and Team Notes (PDF).
No. 7 Point Park vs. No. 2 Morningside for NAIA DII
March 5, 2014 at 11 p.m. ET
PITTSBURGH -- Point Park (29-4, 13-4 KIAC) has drawn No. 2 seed Morningside (27-6) in the first round of the NAIA DII women's Baksetball National Championship March 13 at 8 p.m. ET in Sioux City, Iowa. The Mustangs are ranked No. 5.
Point Park wins KIAC Tournament championship
March 1, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. ET
PIPPA PASSES, Ky. -- No. 1 seed Point Park beat No. 2 Asbury (Ky.), 67-59, in the KIAC Tournament finals on Saturday after erasing a 10-point halftime deficit. The Pioneers (29-4) earned their third straight trip to the NAIA DII national tournament.
#1 Point Park beats #5 Berea in KIAC Semifinals
Feb. 28, 2014 at 10:20 p.m. ET
PIPPA PASSES, Ky. -- No. 1 seed Point Park beat No. 5 Berea (Ky.), 68-64, in the KIAC Tournament semifinals on Friday night. The Pioneers (28-4) built a 60-46 lead with 5:00 and then held on to advance to the finals versus Asbury.
KIAC Tournament Semis: #1 Point Park vs. #5 Berea
Feb. 28, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. ET (at Alice Lloyd)
PIPPA PASSES, Ky. -- No. 1 seed Point Park will face No. 5 Berea (Ky.) in the KIAC Tournament semifinals on Fri., Feb. 28 at 5:30 p.m. ET (at Alice Lloyd). Listen Live on MSAsports.net. Gameday coverage and details at link below.
Weir named to KIAC WBB All-Conference Team
Feb. 27, 2014 at 9:45 p.m. ET
PITTSBURGH -- Point Park freshman center Sam Weir has been named to the KIAC Women's Basketball All-Conference Team. The Ellwood City, Pa., native averages 14.8 ppg, 9.4 rpg, 3.1 bpg and shots 53 percent for the Pioneers (27-4).
Point Park pulls away from Brescia in KIAC 1st Rd
Feb. 25, 2014
WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. -- No. 1 seed Point Park pulled away from No. 8 seed Brescia (Ky.) for a 98-78 win in the KIAC Tournament First Round on Tuesday. The Pioneers (27-4) used a 32-8 run to end the first half to take control.
KIAC Preview: Point Park #1 seed Feb. 25-March 1
Feb. 25, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. ET
PITTSBURGH -- The KIAC Women's Basketball Tournament opens up Feb. 25 with No. 1 seed Point Park (26-4) hosting No. 8 seed Brescia (Ky.) (8-21) in the First Round on Feb. 25 at 7 p.m. Get the full Tournament Preview:
Pioneers claim share of KIAC title, No. 1 seed
Feb. 22, 2014
WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. -- The Point Park women's basketball team beat Cincinnati Christian, 75-65, in its regular season finale Saturday to claim a share of the KIAC regular season title and the No. 1 seed in the upcoming KIAC Tournament.
Pioneers tie team wins record with Senior Night win
Feb. 21, 2014
WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. -- Point Park pounded Midway (Ky.), 81-48, on Senior Night on Friday to not only celebrate its five seniors, but also to tie a team record for victories in a single season. The Pioneers (25-4) have matched last year's wins with still one more game in the regular season and the playoffs.
Pioneers snap two-game skid with win at Carlow
Feb. 18, 2014 at
PITTSBURGH -- Point Park snapped its two-game losing streak by smothering Carlow in the second half for a 68-53 win. The Pioneers (24-4, 11-4 KIAC) stayed within a game of the KIAC lead by outscoring Carlow, 35-16, the last 20 minutes.
Savisky named Capital One (R) Acad. All-America
Feb. 17, 2014 at 4:15 p.m. ET
PITTSBURGH -- Point Park senior guard/forward Katresa Savisky has been named to the Capital One Academic All-America College Division Women's Basketball Second Team, as announced by CoSIDA on Monday, Feb. 17.
Point Park women lose second straight at Asbury
Feb. 15, 2014
WILMORE, Ky. -- Point Park lost its second straight game, 81-65, at Asbury (Ky.) on Saturday. The Pioneers (23-4, 10-4 KIAC) dropped to third place in the KIAC after starting the day tied for first place. Point Park led at the half, 30-27.
#25 Point Park falls to Indiana Southeast, 70-66
Feb. 8, 2014 at 10:40 p.m. ET
WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. -- No. 25 Point Park was outscored, 43-30, in the second half of a KIAC home loss to Indiana Southeast, 70-66, on Saturday. Carly Forse led Point Park (23-3) with 24 points, and Sam Weir added 19 and 13 rebounds.
Cancer Awareness Game is Feb. 8 vs. IU Southeast
Feb. 5, 2014 at 2:30 p.m. ET
PITTSBURGH -- Point Park women's basketball will hold its annual Cancer Awareness Game on Sat., Feb. 8 versus Indiana Southeast. The game is In Memory of Nancy Gallagher with Proceeds Benefitting the Pittsburgh Promise.
Point Park returns to NAIA DII Top 25 Poll at No. 25
Feb. 4, 2014 at 9:45 p.m. ET
PITTSBURGH -- Point Park women's basketball has made its return to the NAIA DII Top 25 Poll after a two-week absence. The Pioneers (23-2, 10-2 KIAC) check in at No. 25 in the poll that was released by the NAIA national office on Tuesday.
Pioneers complete 3-0 trip with record-setting win
Feb. 2, 2014
MIDWAY, Ky. -- Point Park completed its weekend trip with a 3-0 record and set a team record for wins in the regular season with Sunday's 76-61 victory over St. Louis College of Pharmacy at neutral site Midway (Ky.) College. Point Park is 23-2.
Pioneers pick up another KIAC road win at Midway
Feb. 1, 2014
MIDWAY, Ky. -- Point Park picked up another KIAC road win, 67-63, at Midway (Ky.) on Saturday to start their weekend trip at 2-0.. The Pioneers tied a team record for wins in the regular season by improving to 22-2 overall and 9-2 KIAC.
Point Park women beat CCU in KIAC road game
Jan. 31, 2014
CINCINNATI, Ohio -- Point Park beat Cincinnati Christian, 66-64, in a KIAC road game Friday night. Sam Weir got the winning points on a layup with 15 seconds left for a 65-64 lead. The Pioneers are now 21-2 overall, 8-2 KIAC.
Game Notes: Point Park Women Jan. 31-Feb. 2
Jan. 31, 2014 at 2:30 p.m. ET
PITTSBURGH -- The Point Park women's basketball team goes on the road for a three-game KIAC trip Jan. 31-Feb. 2. Download Game Notes with links to live streaming coverage on the Point Park Sports Network of all games.
Savisky named Capital One Academic All-District
Jan. 31, 2014 at 9:45 a.m. ET
PITTSBURGH -- Point Park senior Katresa Savisky has been named Capital One (R) Academic All-District First Team for the second year in a row, as announced by the College Sports Information Directors of American on Thursday.
Kiriau named KIAC WBB Player of the Week again
Jan. 27, 2014 at 10:00 p.m. ET
PITTSBURGH -- Point Park junior point guard Kayla Kiriau has been named the KIAC Women's Basketball Player of the Week Jan. 20-26 for leading the Pioneers to a 3-0 record on the week. It is the second time this year that she's won the award.
Pioneers beat Asbury in KIAC first-place showdown
Jan. 25, 2014
WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. -- Kayla Kiriau had a career-high 23 points and made the winning free throw with 0.5 seconds left to lift Point Park to a 79-78 victory over Asbury in a KIAC first-place showdown on Saturday. The Pioners are now 20-2.
Point Park uses big first half for rout of PSU-Beaver
Jan. 22, 2014
WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. -- Point Park built a 33-point lead by halftime in a 97-76 home win over Penn State-Beaver on Wednesday at CCAC-South. The Pioneers (19-2) led, 59-26, after 20 minutes and forced a season-high 35 turnovers.
Pioneers turn up heat defensively in win over Carlow
Jan. 21, 2014
WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. -- Point Park used its defense to beat Carlow, 74-45, in a KIAC home game on Tuesday. The Pioneers (18-2) set season-lows for points against and FG percentage allowed at 29 percent. PPU led at the half, 39-18.
Point Park drops KIAC home game to Berea, 92-86
Jan. 18, 2014 at 11:55 p.m. ET
WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. -- No. 21 Point Park dropped a KIAC home game to Berea (Ky.), 92-86, on Saturday at CCAC-South Gym. It was the second loss of the year for Point Park (17-2, 5-2 KIAC) with both coming to Berea (8-6, 4-2).
No. 21 Point Park defeats Wilberforce at home
Jan. 15, 2014
WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. -- No. 21 Point Park beat Wilberforce at home, 85-67, on Wednesday to extend its record to 17-1 overall. The Pioneers turned on the defense for 31 turnovers and 18 steals, and jumped out to a 50-32 halftime lead.
Point Park beats PSU-F, moves to No. 21 in Top 25
Jan. 14, 2014 at 11:59 p.m. ET
UNIONTOWN, Pa. -- Point Park used a balanced effort to win at PSU-Fayette, 116-69, on Tuesday, the same day it came in at No. 21 in the NAIA Division II Tp 25 Poll that came out. The Pioneers are 16-1 overall and got 74 bench points Tuesday.
No. 18 Point Park wins KIAC game at Alice Lloyd
Jan. 11, 2014 at 10:30 p.m. ET
PIPPA PASSES, Ky. -- No. 18 Point Park set a season high for points in a 94-83, KIAC win at Alice Lloyd (Ky.) on Saturday. The Pioneers (15-1, 4-1 KIAC) were ahead, 52-39, at the half. Alexa Xenakis scored a career-high 26 points.
Pioneers' win streak ends with cold day at Berea
Jan. 10, 2014 at 10:15 p.m. ET
BEREA, Ky. -- No. 18 Point Park had its season-opening, 14-game win streak stopped with a cold shooting day at Berea (Ky.), a 65-57 loss. The Pioneers (14-1, 4-1 KIAC) shot only 30 percent from the field and 2 of 21 from long range.
Pioneers move up to No. 18 in NAIA DII Top 25
Jan. 7, 2013 at 8:15 p.m. ET
PITTSBURGH -- Point Park moved up three spots to No. 18 in the NAIA DII Women's Basketball Coaches' Top 25 Poll released on Tuesday (Jan. 7). It is the highest ranking ever for the Pioneers, who are 14-0 overall, 4-0 KIAC.
Weir picks up another KIAC Player of the Week
Jan. 6, 2014 at 9:45 p.m. ET
PITTSBURGH -- Point Park freshman center Sam Weir picked up another KIAC Women's Basketball Player of the Week award by averaging 19.5 ppg, 13.5 rpg and shooting 54 percent in two KIAC road wins Dec. 30 to Jan. 5, 2014.
Point Park sets team record with 14th straight win
Jan. 5, 2014 at 9:30 p.m.
OWENSBORO, Ky. -- No. 21 Point Park set a school record with its 14th consecutive win, 78-66, at Brescia (Ky.) on Sunday to remain a perfect 14-0 on the season. The Pioneers beat the previous record or 13 straight in 2011-12.
No. 21 Point Park stays perfect with OT win at IUS
Jan. 4, 2014 at 11:58 p.m. ET
NEW ALBANY, Ind. -- No. 21 Point Park stayed perfect at 13-0 with an overtime victory at Indiana Southeast, 79-77, in KIAC play Saturday. The Pioneers tied a team record with their 13th consective victory and are now 3-0 in the KIAC.
Weir gets KIAC Player of the Week for third time
Dec. 23, 2013 at 9:30 p.m. ET
PITTSBURGH -- Point Park freshman center Sam Weir is the KIAC Women's Basketball Player of the Week for Dec. 16-22, her third time getting the award this year. She averaged 21.0 ppg, 14.5 rpg and 5.5 bpg in two wins for the Pioneers.
Point Park makes it 12-0 with victory over MVNU
Dec. 19, 2013 at 10:20 p.m. ET
WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. -- No. 21 Point Park kept its undefeated record intact with a 65-57 win over Mt. Vernon Nazarene at home on Thursday. The Pioneers are now 12-0 and are still one of four undefeated teams left in NAIA Division II.
No. 21 Point Park beats La Roche in local matchup
Dec. 17, 2013
PITTSBURGH -- No. 21 Point Park beat La Roche, 84-70, in a matchup of unbeaten local teams. The Pioneers improved to 11-0 overall while La Roche dropped to 9-1. Point Park opened up a 25-point lead in the second half.
Kiriau the KIAC Player of the Week for Pioneers
Dec. 17, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. ET
PITTSBURGH -- Junior point guard Kayla Kiriau is the KIAC Women's Basketball Player of the Week for Dec. 9-15. She had 15 points, four assists, four steals and was 3 of 4 from 3-point range in 20 minutes versus Brescia.
No. 21 Point Park moves to 10-0 with KIAC win
Dec. 14, 2013 at 11:45 p.m. ET
WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. -- No. 21 Point Park improved to 10-0 on the year with a 91-62, KIAC home rout of Brescia (Ky.) on Saturday. The Pioneers had 14 players see action and were ahead by as many as 28 points in the first half.
Point Park women move up to No. 21 in NAIA DII
Dec. 10, 2013 at 10:45 p.m. ET
PITTSBURGH -- Point Park moved up three spots to No. 21 in the NAIA DII Women's Basketball Coaches' Top 25 Poll released Tuesday (Dec. 10). The Pioneers are 9-0, 1-0 KIAC and are one of four unbeatens in the country.
Weir repeats as KIAC WBB Player of the Week
Dec. 10, 2013 at 11:45 a.m. ET
PITTSBURGH -- No. 24 Point Park's Samantha Weir has been named the KIAC Women's Basketball Player of the Week Dec. 2-8 for her 31 points, 15 rebounds and four blocks versus Alice Lloyd. It is the second time this year.
No. 24 Point Park beats ALC in KIAC showdown
Dec. 7, 2013 at 11:15 p.m. ET
WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. -- No. 24-ranked Point Park beat Alice Lloyd (Ky.) in a KIAC showdown of preseason conference favorites on Saturday to improve to 9-0 and remain as one of four unbeaten teams in NAIA DII women's basketball.
No. 24 Point Park vs. Wilberforce postponed
Dec. 5, 2013 at 11:00 p.m. ET
WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. -- No. 24 Point Park versus Wilberforce was postponed on Thursday night due to the Wilberforce team having travel issues. A make-up date is TBA. Point Park remains unbeaten at 8-0 and host Alice Lloyd Saturday at 1 p.m.
Pioneers ranked No. 24 in NAIA DII Top 25 Poll
Dec. 3, 2013 at 10:30 p.m. ET
PITTSBURGH -- Point Park is ranked No. 24 in the NAIA Division II Women's Basketball Coaches' Top 25 Poll released Tuesday by the national office. The undefeated Pioneers (8-0) are one of five unbeaten teams in the country.
Point Park improves to 8-0 with road victory
Nov. 25, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. ET
WILBERFORCE, Ohio -- Point Park stayed unbeaten at 8-0 with a 77-68 road win at Wilberforce on Monday night. Samantha Weir had 20 points and 12 rebounds, and Katresa Savisky added 16 for the Pioneers, one of seven unbeatens in NAIA DII.
Pioneers make it 7-0 with win over WVU Tech
Nov. 23, 2013 at 10:30 p.m. ET
WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. -- Point Park improved to 7-0 with an 85-76 home win over West Virginia Tech on Saturday at CCAC-South. Alexa Xenakis had 18 points off the bench, and Celina DiPietro put in 19, also a career high for her.
Point Park improves to 6-0 with win over PSU-F
Nov. 19, 2013
WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. -- Point Park improved to 6-0 with Tuesday's 92-66 home win over Penn State-Fayette. The Pioneers scored a season high for points with 13 points getting in on the scoring action and 15 seeing playing time.
Weir picked as KIAC Women's Player of the Week
Nov. 18, 2013 at 10:00 p.m. ET
PITTSBURGH -- Point Park freshman center Samantha Weir was named the KIAC Women's Basketball Player of the Week for Nov. 11-17, announced the conference on Monday. She averaged 17.5 ppg, 14.5 rpg and 5.0 bpg in two games on the week.
Point Park beats old rival Daemen, improves to 5-0
Nov. 16, 2013 at 10:00 p.m. ET
WEST MIFFIN, Pa. -- Point Park women's basketball beat old AMC rival Daemen, 77-62, on Saturday at CCAC-South to improve to 5-0 overall. The Pioneers are 5-0 for the first time. Sam Weir had a big game of 20 points and 20 rebounds.
Pioneers improve to 4-0 with PSU-GA victory, 73-52
Nov. 15, 2013
WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. -- Point Park improved to 4-0 with a 73-52 home win over Penn State-Greater Allegheny on Friday at CCAC-South. It was a total team effort with all 15 players who dressed getting into the game and 14 scoring.
Point Park improves to 3-0 with win at MVNU, 85-70
Nov. 9, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. ET
MT. VERNON, Ohio -- Point Park women's basketball improved to 3-0 on the year with another NAIA, non-conference win, 85-70, at Mt. Vernon Nazarene Saturday night. Sam Weir led five players in double figures with 19 points and 11 boards.
Savisky named KIAC Basketball Player of the Week
Nov. 4, 2013 at 11:00 p.m. ET
PITTSBURGH -- Point Park senior G/F Katresa Savisky was named the KIAC Women's Basketball Player of the Week Oct. 28-Nov. 4 for her part in a big, NAIA win over Madonna (Mich.) Nov. 2. Savisky had 19 points and six rebounds.
Point Park tops Madonna in NAIA matchup, 77-74
Nov. 2, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. ET
PITTSBURGH -- Point Park topped Madonna (Mich.), 77-74, on Saturday in a matchup of NAIA DII 'receiving votes' teams. The Pioneers opened up a 56-40 lead, withstood a Madonna comeback and held on for the win to improve to 2-0.
Pioneers opens season with victory at WV Tech
Oct. 26, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. ET
MONTGOMERY, W.Va. -- Point Park opened its women's basketball season on Saturday with a 68-50 win at WVU Tech. The Pioneers forced 34 turnovers and held WVU Tech to 30-percent shooting. Teresa Davis had a game-high 17 points.
2013-14 Point Park Basketball Season Preview
Oct. 25, 2013 at 12:00 p.m. ET
PITTSBURGH -- The Point Park University women's basketball Season Preview takes a look at this year's edition of the Pioneers, who have 3 of 5 starters returning from the 2012-13 KIAC championship team plus many new faces. Watch the head coach Tony Grenek interview on our YouTube Channel.
Point Park picked tied for 1st in KIAC Coaches' Poll
Oct. 23, 2013 at 11:30 p.m. ET
PITTSBURGH -- Point Park was picked tied for first in the KIAC Women's Basketball Preseason Coaches' Poll released by the conference on Wednesday (Oct. 23). The Pioneers (25-7, 11-4) are picked to tie with Alice Lloyd by the 10 KIAC coaches.
Pioneers' 2013-14 schedule released with 30 dates
Oct. 21, 2013 at 3:30 p.m. ET
PITTSBURGH -- The Point Park University women's basketball 2013-14 schedule has been released with the Pioneers playing 30 games beginning Oct. 26 at West Virginia Tech. Point Park was 25-7 overall, 11-4 KIAC last year.