CALIFORNIA UNIVERSIT Y INSIDE Discussing Diversity PAGE 2 Go Granola PAGE 4 Superbowl Wrap Up PAGE 8 Kayla Smith Takes Five PAGE 11 FEBRUARY 11, 2011 CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA VOL. 30, NO. 19 Student Center Referendum set for Feb. 14 & 15 This week, students will have the chance vote on the proposed renovations to the Natali Student Center. For information regarding the plans, how to vote, and what this all means to you and the future, check out the in-depth insert included as a special supplement to this issue between pages 6 and 7. F O R N E W S , S CO R E S , A N D V IDEO ON DEMAND, VISIT THE C AL TIMES NEW S SITE ON-LINE - WWW.C ALTIMES.ORG PAGE 2 CAL TIMES FEBRUARY 11, 2011 University Police Reports “Reel Diversity” gets students talking Jan. 25- Medical Assistance Jan. 30- Alcohol Possession A California University stu- Two males from Residence dent, while attempting to exit Hall B will be cited for posses- Hamer Hall, “blacked out” and sion of a bottle of E&J Liquor. fell, striking his head. Browsn- ville Ambulance Service trans- ported the patient to Mon Valley Jan. 31- Assist Hospital for further treatment. University Police assisted Cal Borough police with a drug Jan. 26- Disturbance investigation at 412 Vulcan Vil- At 12:31 a.m., University lage. Two California University Police responded to Residence students were arrested for hav- Hall E for a report of a dis- ing a large quantity of suspected turbance on the second floor. marijuana inside the apartment. Parties were separated upon an officer’s arrival, and no charges will be filed. Feb. 1- Disabled Motorist Jan. 29- Underage Drinking University Police assisted a University Police cited two disabled motorist along Wood males and three females for Street after the officer observed underage drinking in Residence the vehicle with a disabled Hall E. steering axle. The vehicle was towed from the scene by Weld’s Jan. 29- Disorderly Conduct Towing. At approximately 3:20 a.m., Feb. 1- Assist University Police were called to Cal Borough police requested respond to a highly intoxicated assistance in locating the owner disorderly female in Johnson of a vehicle that was involved in Hall. The female was escorted an accident on American Street. to the Health Center and will Attempts to make contact were be cited. unsuccessful. Jan. 29- Assault University Police took a male Feb. 1- Violation of Policy into custody for assault. At 10:32 p.m. University Police assisted the Residence Director and Community As- Jan. 30- DUI sistants from Residence Hall C At approximately 11:45 p.m. in escorting several individu- Photo By: AJ Carpinelli a student was stopped by Uni- Brian Johnson spoke to Cal students about diversity using movies as examples for his points. als from the third floor of the versity Police for failing to stop residence hall for violation of diversity, sometimes people get view to embrace each other’s at a stop sign and was found the University’s residence hall By Frank kolesha tense,” Johnson said. He chal- differences and similarities, to be under the age of 21 and visitation policy. Individuals not Staff Writer lenged the audience to rethink rather than avoid them. under the influence of alcohol. signed into the residence hall the meaning of diversity. “Di- “The more you understand The individual was arrested for were told to leave the building If there is anybody in America versity simply means different.” about your own cultural iden- DUI and charges will be filed. by residence hall staff. who questions the role that Hol- Johnson also made the argu- tity, the more likely you are to lywood plays in the public’s ment that Americans have lost find a connection with someone Feb. 4- Graffiti ideas of diversity, there is one the ability to use dialogue ef- else,” Johnson said. At 2:39 a.m., University Police Jan. 30- Underage Drinking man who would love the chance ficiently. As Johnson spoke about the took report of graffiti on a wall Just after midnight, an 18-year to silence the critics. “We have lost the art of hav- concept of diversity, he empha- in Residence Hall C. old female was transported On Feb. 7, California Univer- ing really good dialogue in our sized that it includes not only from Residence Hall B to the Feb. 4- Disturbance sity of Pennsylvania alumni culture,” Johnson said. “Have race, but also gender, sexual ori- hospital for alcohol overdose. At 5:28 a.m., University Police Brian C. Johnson returned to the you ever heard a conservative entation, religion, and income. She, along with two other fe- took a report of a disturbance in school to present an interactive talk about a liberal? Doesn’t However, diversity, according males, will be cited for underage Carter Hall lecture entitled “Reel Diversity” it sound like a disease you can to Johnson, is not something that drinking. in the Vulcan Theater. He is a catch? We don’t talk well across should separate people; they faculty member at Bloomsburg difference.” should instead celebrate their Feb. 7- Assist Jan. 30- Violation of Policy University, an ordained min- Johnson proceeded to his fo- own identity as well as others, University Police were dis- At approximately 2 a.m. Uni- ister, and contributing author cus of his presentation, which and unite. patched to assist Cal Borough versity Police were called to to various media addressing was using scenes from cinema to As Johnson closed his pre- police for a fight in front of Carter Hall for several students society and culture. help illustrate some of the focal sentation, he encouraged the Campy’s. Once on the scene it in the possession of alcohol. “Movies teach us about who points of his lecture. He used audience to share their heritage, was made known the suspects Individuals were found to be we are,” Johnson said. “I want clips from approximately ten work and learn as one, and to had left the area. under the age of 21 and will to help expose some of the films, including “Rush Hour,” “have the courage to be your- be cited. things Hollywood does to help “In & Out,” “Knocked Up,” and self.” Feb. 7- Couch Fire us consider ourselves.” “Avatar.” “I cannot be the best ‘me’ Jan. 30- Medical Assist University Police went to To engage the audience, John- Johnson used the scenes to that I can be until you become University Police found a Fourth and Ash Streets for a son began by sharing some show the audience his two main the best you that ‘you’ can be,” female student passed out in couch fire that was burning comical racial stereotypes he’s points, that all film is political, Johnson said. “And you cannot her dorm from the effects of too in the middle of the road. The observed in horror movies, and and there are no mistakes in become the best ‘you’ that you much alcohol. fire department was called to asking audience member’s their films. He pointed out how can be, until I become the best handle the fire. general thoughts on discussing films shape our perceptions of ‘me’ that I can be.” diversity. diversity, but challenged the “When you start talking about audience to help change our CAROL MANNIX......................................................EDITOR IN CHIEF JESSICA ZOMBEK................................................MANAGING EDITOR Times sTaff ALIX KUNKLE.................................................NEWS/SPORTS EDITOR JOSHUA LASKA...................................ENTERTAINMENT/WEB EDITOR CAL TIMES CONTRIBUTORS: CALTIMES.ORG A.J. 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FEBRUARY 11, 2011 NEWS PAGE 3 PAGE 4 CAL TIMES FEBRUARY 11, 2011 Talk Describe your dream date: Back Guylyn Wade Dana Bisnowaty Eli Miereles (freshman, psychology) (freshman, justice studies/business) (sophomore, professional golf management) “Going to dinner with Denzel “With any guy to a beach, prefer- “Probably on the beach, night time, Washington.” ably to the Virgin Islands.” secluded, eating dessert, and then taking a walk on the beach.” Gourmet Corner: Chewy Granola Bars By AJ CArpinelli Ingredients: Staff Writer Butter, for pan Chewy granola bars are a 1 1/3 cups rolled oats perfect solution for college 1/2 cup raw sunflower seeds students. While not generally 1/2 cup oat bran an actual meal, we all know 1 1/2 cups crisp brown rice how hungry we can get during cereal those long class, and “study” 1 cup dried cranberries sessions. Not to mention the 2 tablespoons chopped crys- times in between classes when tallized ginger 1-2 hours just isn’t enough time 1/2 cup brown-rice syrup to push your way through the 1/4 cup turbinado sugar vast crowds and lines of the 1 teaspoon vanilla extract university’s dining options to 1/2 teaspoon sea salt get a proper meal. This recipe will make 16 2-inch bars that you can keep for Directions: a decent amount of time at room 1. Light butter an 8-inch temperature, making for easy square baking pan transportation. That should get 2. Mix the oats, seeds, oat most students through a lot of bran, cereal, cranberries, and classes, or at least a fairly large ginger in a large bowl until well study group. blended. Also, the recipe calls for dried 3. In a small saucepan, com- cranberries, but feel free to swap bine rice, syrup, sugar, vanilla, them out for any other dried and salt. fruits you want. It will create 4. Cook over medium heat, some variety, as well as a wider stirring constantly, until the appeal. Whatever you decide mixture comes to a boil and to use, try and stick to dried starts to thicken, about 3-5 though, for the sake of keeping minutes. the bars good for longer periods 5. Pour over the oat mixture of time. and stir with a rubber spatula The cooking portion is pretty until evenly coated. straight forward, which adds to 6. Spoon into prepared pan the ease and appeal of granola and top with a piece of way bars as a whole. paper. Brands such as “Quaker,” 7. Press mixture firmly and “Kashi,” and “Kellog” make evenly into the pan. various flavors of chewy gra- 8. Cool to room temperature. nola bars, but with this recipe, 9. Remove waxed paper and you can save some money, as cut into pars. well as making your own cus- 10. Wrap the bars individu- tom flavors. ally or place them in an airtight Sometimes, it can feel like container and store at room healthy and tasty food choices temperature. Photo courtesy of tasteofhome.com are few and far between, so Completed chewy granola bars, served and ready to be eaten. hopefully this recipe helps. FEBRUARY 11, 2011 ENTERTAINMENT PAGE 5 Vulcan Theater Weekend Show: For Colored Girls Entertainment Wrap-up Now showing Friday and Saturday at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. In Theaters By Carol Mannix best part of the movie, and by Editor in Chief “best” I mean the most substan- tial, was the story of Yasmine, “For Colored Girls” is the film played to perfection by Anika adaptation of the 1975 stage Noni Rose, who got her start play; and it shows. in the beach-romp musical flop For it’s few shockers, the film “From Justin to Kelly” before often loses itself in its own art, moving on to legitimate star- allowing characters to make dom with her performance in very few points in lengthy “Dream Girls.” monologues of poetics, losing Rose plays the young dance its audience for scenes at a time instructor who is raped in her from the very beginning. apartment by her date during an Dripping with similarities intensely disturbing and heart- to the popular “Vagina Mono- breaking operatic montage. logues,” “For Colored Girls” Second to Yasmine’s story in will easily be pigeonholed as relevance and need for exposure another “feminist” movie. is Nyla’s, the pregnant teenager Gnomeo & Juliet The movie also inevitably who goes in for a shady back Just Go With It faces troubles targeting anyone alley abortion, only to end up The Eagle outside of their proposed de- in the hospital after the botched mographic because of the title, procedure, played with convic- which isn’t actually a reference tion by big screen newbie Tessa Music to women of color at all, but a Thompson. metaphor from the play’s origi- The film showed it’s guts nal name, “For Colored Girls and earned my respect, if noth- Who Have Considered Suicide ing else, at these two points When the Rainbow is Enuf.” in the film, by “going there” Title difficulties aside, the cast and showing arguably graphic is a veritable who’s who of Af- scenes for both scenarios instead rican American women in Hol- of glossing over these still rel- lywood, with a name-dropping evant topics, like many movies ensemble cast including Janet have a tendency to do. Jackson, Thandie Newtown, However, overall “For Col- Anika Noni Rose, Kerry Wash- ored Girls” is a classic case of ington, Phylicia Rashad and a perfectly fine written work Whoopi Goldberg. Photo Courtesy Of: GumBumper.com that would have been better left However, even with its star- “For Colored Girls” focuses too much on its “art” and not enough on the is- alone instead of leaping to the Nicole Atkins: Mondo Amore studded group in tow, this film sues it attempts to bring to light. silver screen. American Pinup: Strange Creatures is about an hour and a half too That said, I have to give the Now 37 long, instead having Lifetime women ranging in age and situ- may have benefited from focus- producers credit for featuring a movie of the week written all ation, most of whom live in the ing on a select few stories and dominantly female cast and at- over it. same apartment building. The developing them fully. tempting to bring issues to the DVDs The film follows a group of plots attempt to intertwine, but However, because they did mainstream that still get swept not do this, many of the char- under the rug, even if an unde- acters are instead reduced to niable amount of stereotypes archetypes; the battered wife, still trampled over most of them. the drug-riddled “slut” and the overbearing religious mother. However, surprisingly the Project Runway: Season 8 Tamara Drewe Life As We Know It Video Games Test Drive Unlimited 2 You Don’t Know Jack PAGE 6 CAL TIMES FEBRUARY 11, 2011 CloCkwise From leFt: Alice & DAnA (The L Word), cArrie & Mr. Big (Sex & The CiTy), noAh & Allie (The NoTebook), aNd ron & herMione (harry PoTTer & The deaThLy haLLoWS). CloCkwise From top leFt: Sweeney ToDD & MrS. loveTT (SWeeNey Todd), JAck & elizABeTh (PiraTeS of The CaribbeaN: dead MaN’S CheST), helgA & ArnolD (hey arNoLd), hArley Quinn & The Joker (baTMaN: The aNiMaTed SerieS) aNd ArAgorn & eowyn (The Lord of The riNgS: The TWo ToWerS). FEBRUARY 11, 2011 VALENTINE’S DAY 2011 PAGE 7 CloCkwise From leFt: Mary richards (The Mary Tyler Moore Show), saMantha Jones (Sex & The CiTy), Lara croft (lara CrofT: ToMb raider), irene adLer (SherloCk holMeS) and Liz LeMon (30 roCk). CloCkwise From top leFt: harry & cho (harry PoT- Ter & The order of The Phoenix), tony & tea (SkinS), shane & Jenny (The l word), KeLLy & Justin (froM JuSTin To kelly) PAGE 8 CAL TIMES FEBRUARY 11, 2011 Everything Surrounding the Superbowl Hot Dates By Joshua Laska may have been one of the worst sidered to be exceptional this his friend. The guy was suppose Fri. 02.11 Entertainment Editor/Website halftime shows in recent history. year. Though there were a few to feed the fish and water the While performing “I Gotta that just mediocre. plant but instead he sat around An Evening Steve Forbert Coordinator Feeling” the sound crew did The number one rated Super- watching TV and ate Doritos Club Cafe, 7 p.m., $20 not turn on Fergie’s mic until bowl commercial this year has for a week. So the day his friend With the Superbowl being she was about halfway through to be where a little Darth Vader was suppose to come back he over it is time to talk about her first verse. Fergie and Slash tries to use The Force to start feeds the fish Doritos and re- the pregame, halftime, and of performed a short version of things. He finally thinks that he vives it from being dead and course the commercials. The Lost Cosmonaut “Sweet Child O’ Mine” but this gets control of The Force when the same for the plant. While Christina Aguilera was the performer of the national an- didn’t really add anything to the his dad starts their Voltswagon cleaning up, he knocks over his with Grandma’s, Kitchen, show, since Slash seemed like he with a remote starter, while little friends Grandfathers ashes and Blaming Murphy them before the game, and didn’t want to be there. Darth Vader is standing in front when his friend comes back his she completely messed it up. Usher and will.i.am per- of the car. Grandfather is back alive. Mr. Smalls, 7 p.m., $8 Aguilera claims that she got formed Usher’s hit “OMG,” this The number two commer- The list of top commercials caught up in the moment when song actually got the crowd and cial of the Superbowl was the rounds out with a Coke com- she re-sang “What so proudly the rest of the Peas to actually Bridgestone tire commercial mercial. Where there are two we hailed at the twilight’s last seem like they cared. The whole where a driver swerves to avoid Border Guards that are on op- Wind Symphony Concert gleaming,” while changing the idea of bring The Black Eyed a beaver. Then six month later posite sides and are probably word hailed to watched. Peas was to bring the youth back there was a bad storm that took fighting. But they bond together Lyell B Clay Concert The- It is a little hard to believe that atre, 7:30 p.m., $12.75 into watching the Superbowl. out the bridge where the driver over a coke and then go back to she could mess up the anthem After this year though it is had to go across. But instead of hating each other. because she got caught up in the more than likely they are going the driver getting to the bridge The commercials were prob- moment, especially since she is to be looking for a better bal- the beaver chops down a tree in ably the best part of the game a big time performer. ance between youth and mature time to stop him. especially since the Steelers lost. The halftime show was per- groups. The number three commercial Their is no way that the pregame Women’s ACHA Hockey formed by The Black Eyed Peas Bethel Park Blade Run- There were only about four is the Doritos commercial where or the halftime show can be said with cameos from Usher and ners, 9 p.m., Free commercials that could be con- a guy is suppose to fish sit for to be the best part. Slash from Guns N’ Roses. This Black History Month events round-up Sat. 02.12 Photos By: AJ Carpinelli Hello Goodbye Right: Comedian Nore Davis performed his stand-up routine in the Vulcan Theatre. Mr. Smalls, 7 p.m., $15 Bottom Right:: Corliss Outley delivered the opening speech in the Perfor- mance Center. Women’s Basketball vs. Below: Brian Johnson presented “Reel Diversity” to students in the Vulcan Mercyhurst Theatre. Hamer Hall, 5 p.m., Free with Cal Card An Evening with the Band of Heathens Mr. Smalls, 7 p.m., $15 Men’s Basketball vs. Mer- cyhurst Hamer Hall, 7 p.m., Free with Cal Card Deerhoof Altar Bar, 8:30 p.m., $17.10 Sun. 02.13 Rooney Altar Bar, 6:30 p.m., $16 Mon. 02.14 Jimmy Eat World Club Zoo, 8 p.m., $27 Men’s Basketball vs. Sa- lem International Hamer Hall, 7 p.m., Free with Cal Card FEBRUARY 11, 2011 OrganizatiOns PAGE 9 CORNER By amanda Brown BSU There are plenty of events planned this month for the student body where they can obtain knowledge, stay active and enjoy themselves all while doing it. Continue to show up to these Register and Upload your resume to events and support the people who put them together for you, it is greatly appreciated. College Central Network – Cal U’s job posting website: Black History Month is a time for everyone to educate themselves about the past regardless of www.collegecentral.com/calu the color of your skin. Do not let this month alone be the reason Once registered, you may: you try and understand information about your history, everyday should be a learning process, you can take the past and use it to 1) Search for jobs better the future. Make changes, become informed, take advantage of our education system and do the best that you can in everything 2) Upload your résumé so that it can be searched by employers if you so authorize. Your résumé to progress in the upcoming years. This goes to everyone on this must be approved before it can be sent to employers and submitted online to posted jobs. campus, all of our history is intertwined, make the knowledge you obtain benefit you. 3) Receive e-mails about programs, services and job-related topics. Only ONE COUPON may be used per person. Coupon has to 4) Search our Mentoring Network to find profiles of people who work in your fields of interest be handed in to Tonya at her office located above the Gold Rush and contact them online. After you register, you must obtain our school password in order to in the Natali Student Center. search the profiles. FIRST 5 PEOPLE: Check out the Career Services website for job search resources, resume writing guidelines, and interviewing tips at www.calu.edu/careers HALF OFF the cost of The National Great Black in Wax and Reginald F. Lewis Cultural Museums on Feb. 26 FIRST 5 PEOPLE: 1 FREE ticket to the formal March 18 The Internship Corner By Grant KrinocK For students who are interested in studying the business of sports, few things are as valuable as obtaining Get involved with the internships and meeting with professionals in the field. On Feb. 24 and 25, Cal U’s sport management program, in partnership with the Internship Center, will be hosting “Collaborating, Networking, and Building a Future Sport Career” to bring students face to face with professionals from some of the major sport associations from CAL TIMES across the U.S. The “Collaborating, Networking, and Building a Future Sport Career,” event spans over two days, with the first day focusing on sport industry internships. The second day will showcase several sport industry guest speakers. Each guest speaker will present for one hour, then will meet in a separate room for an additional hour to network with students. Cal U’s “This is an opportunity to sit out on front street,” said Charles Crowley, from the department of exercise science and sport studies. “We’re bringing in professionals from the Special Olympics, the Professional Golf Association, the Washington Nationals, the NFL Player Association, and the Orlando Magic just to name a few. student newspaper! There’s even more, but we’d like to leave the rest a surprise for the students. This is all about them.” This event, although tailored to sport related majors, would also be extremely beneficial for communication studies, technology, and business majors. Also, although it’s not mandatory, it’s recommended to bring business Meetings: cards and your résumé. Come to Eberly 230 to create your own business cards at a cost of $2 for 50 cards. Visit Career Services to have your résumé reviewed and learn tips for effective networking. Every Tuesday at 11 a.m. “This event is all about collaborating, networking, and building a sports career,” Crowley said. “It’s so diverse and is really meant to benefit the students as well as the employers. That’s what makes it so great.” in the Cal Times Office The first day of the event will kick off with registration and refreshments at 10 a.m. at a site to be determined. (Natali Student Center, past the bookstore, Then, at 11 a.m. in Steele Auditorium, there will be a keynote speaker followed by the sport industry internship near the radio station) fair that will be held from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Feb. 24 in the Natali Performance Center. This fair is open to students in all majors (freshmen through seniors) and faculty. 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Nominations are now being accepted for Senators to the University Forum 2011 – 2012 Academic Year! Faculty & staff can nominate a student or students may nominate themselves. 6 Full-time Undergraduate Positions 1 Part-time Undergraduate Position 1 Graduate Position 2 Undergraduate Academic Policy Committee Seats 2 Graduate Academic Policy Committee Seats For nomination criteria and information visit: http://sai.calu.edu/forum or stop in to Student Affairs, Room 230, Natali Student Center! NOMINATIONS DUE 12 NOON, February 18th To: Dana Turcic, University Forum Office Turcic@calu.edu ON-LINE ELECTIONS WILL BE HELD 9:00 AM on Thursday, March 3rd through 4:00 PM on Friday, March 4th COME MEET THE MOST SOCIAL STUDENTS AT CAL. JOIN PRSSA AND SEE WHAT COMMUNICATIONS STUDIES AND PUBLIC RELATIONS IS ALL ABOUT. MEETINGS ARE HELD IN MOR- GAN HALL ON WEDNESDAYS. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS EMAIL JESSICA AT ZOM5709@CALU.EDU PAGE 11 SPORTS FEBRUARY 11, 2011 Smith named West athlete of the week again By SportS informAtion For the Cal Times For the fifth time this season at the end of the first half, scor- ing 11 points and pulling down 10 rebounds. Smith also moved past Hall of K Reactions from Pittsburgh’s unks orner and fourth time in the last six weeks, California University of Famer Lara Thornton (1991-94) for third place in school history Super Bowl loss Pennsylvania senior forward with 1,905 points and estab- Kayla Smith (Elkins, W.Va./ lished the school record with 418 By Alix KunKle Elkins) received Pennsylva- free-throws made. The two-time News/Sports Editor nia State Athletic Conference All-America finalist remains It’s all over, and the Steelers (PSAC) West Player of Week on pace to eclipse the all-time lost. honors, announced the league school record for rebounds, And life goes on. office on Monday afternoon. trailing only the mark of 1,204, But there’s a few things that Smith averaged 24.5 points set by Hall of Famer Sara McK- I noticed from Sunday’s Super and shot 63.0 percent (17-of-27) inney (2002-05,) by 27. Bowl defeat, and it wasn’t just from the field and 75.0 percent For the season, Smith leads that the NFL has absolutely no (15-of-20) from the free-throw the league in both scoring (19.2 idea how to select decent musi- line last week against Clarion points) and rebounding (12.8 cal acts for the big game. and Edinboro. She also posted rebounds) with career highs in * The Steelers’ secondary 14.5 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 1.5 both categories. She also ranks did not look good. They got ex- steals in the two games. second in the PSAC with a .573 posed by a very talented group Against the Golden Eagles field-goal percentage (134-of- of wide receivers. As a whole, on Wednesday, Smith scored 234) and is among the league they were credited with just one 15 points in the first half before leaders with 2.2 steals and 1.4 pass defended - and that was by finishing with 21 points on 8-of- blocks per game. William Gay. The Packers had 11 shooting. The 5-11 forward Smith and the Vulcans trav- five. But three wide receivers added 11 rebounds, four assists eled to IUP on Wednesday to on the Packers had five catches and three steals in the 84-51 face the Crimson Hawks, but and aceraged over 10 yards per victory. that game ended too late to be catch. With Cal U trailing by 13 printed. California’s next game That won’t bode well for any points at Edinboro, the West is Saturday when they face the team. Virginia native posted 17 of her Merchurst Lakers at Hamer Ike Taylor is also coming up season-high 28 points in the Hall. The Lakers currently sit in on contract talks. Is Ike worth second half on Saturday. She fourth place in the PSAC West; the money to keep him here? also tied her season high with the top four teams from the West Photo by: Jeff McCullough No, because the Steelers could 18 rebounds and added four as- division advance to the PSAC find someone in free agency Kayla Smith was named the PSAC West Player of the Week for the fifth time sists against the Fighting Scots. Playoffs in March. Tip off at this season after averaging 24.5 points per game over the past week. Smith that could do just as well. And, Smith also had a double-double Hamer is set for 5 p.m. passed Lara Thornton and is now in third place in California’s scoring history. Cleveland would certainly over- pay to bring a mediocre talent Tennis team rallies for new season like Ike to their organization any day. * I’m starting to like Isaac “Red Zone” Redman more and more. Don’t get me wrong, I like Mendenhall. But he’s gotta By JoShuA lASKA figure out that ball control thing. Entertainment Editor/Website If he holds onto the ball on that Sjokvist (8-6). Carolyn Jesko and fourth quarter run, the whole Coordinator Gimena Puppo of Youngstown scope of the game is different. The Lady Vulcan tennis team defeated Zherdeva and junior Maybe Redman hasn’t done moved to 6-0 on the season with Axelle Fernandez (8-6). In the anything super. He averaged two wins against Division I op- third doubles match Navarro 4.7 YPC this year. But he always ponents this past week includ- and Pondicas defeated Annie seems to come up with a big ing a 4-3 victory over Duquesne Jesko and Daniell Silva (8-1) play when it’s needed the most. on Feb. 1. The Vulcans also to give the Vulcans double He might even make Mewelde defeated Youngstown State 6-1 points for winning two of three Moore expendable. on Feb. 2. matches in doubles. * Doug Legursky is also Junior Anastassiya Zherdeva Steinhardt was the only Vul- scheduled to be a free agent this was the clinching win against can to be defeated in singles year, but I think his performance Duquesne as she defeated Me- play and was defeated by Sa- in the Super Bowl will bring him gan O’Sullivan in three sets dovnikov (6-1, 2-6, 4-6). Pieschl back. Legursky had big shoes (4-6, 7-6, 6-4). Sophomore Jade was able to defeat Jesko rather to fill (filling in for Pouncey), Pondicas and senior Laurie easily (6-1, 6-3). Zherdeva was and did remarkable in his as- Navarro earned and 8-3 victory able to defeat Sjokvist (6-1, 6-3), signment. over Duquesne’s Tara Majdalani Fernandez defeated Puppo (6-2, * And finally, I’m pretty sure and Alexandra Assaf to give 6-0), Pondicas defeated Silva that John Madden has no idea the Vulcans their only win in (6-2, 6-1), and Navarro rounded how to use a cell phone to text. doubles of the match. out the win by defeating Jesko Maybe he was just confused as Junior Franziska Steinhardt (6-4, 6-0). to what T9 does on the phone. defeated Ana Mungo in two With Pieschl and Pondicas But he didn’t look like he knew sets (6-3, 7-6) to gain her first getting wins they stay ranked what he was doing. At all. win playing from the first spot 20th and 42nd respectfully. The in the season. Vulcans’ 20th Vulcans traveled to State Col- ranked junior Annabel Pieschl lege on Penn State but the game defeated Samantha Noble (6-4, ended to late for press time, 6-4) to remain ranked 20th in the The Vulcans play Denison nation and second in the region. (Ohio) today at 3 p.m. and Pondicas who is also ranked in Carnegie Mellon tomorrow at the nation defeated Majdalani 6 p.m. in their indoor court at (4-6, 6-3,6-2) to remain ranked South Park. 42nd. The Vulcans first home match Against Youngstown State is set for March 20 at 4 p.m. Photo By: Joshua Laska the Vulcans took two of three against Villanova. The Vulcans doubles matches with Pieschl then take on Concordia (N.Y.) Annabel Pieschl has been one of California’s most consistent players during and Steinhardt defeating Mar- on March 25 at 4 p.m. at home. the 2011 season, posting a 15-1 record this season, including an 8-1 record in tina Sadovnikov and Karolina her last nine games. She also has a 4-0 record in doubles play. SPORTS FEBRUARY 11, 2011 Play Ball! California looks to repeat as West champions in 2011 PAGE 12 and Daley manned center field By Alix KunKle for the Vulcans during the 2010 News/Sports Editor season. But the new faces that have Rick Bertagnolli’s Vulcan joined the Vulcans will provide a softball squad saw an infusion strong impact as well. Freshmen of new talent to go along with Natalie Wideman, Shelby Lia, regular starters. and Stephani Ellis have broken It’s a combination that could into the lineup this year and be dangerous for California’s have produced in three games, opponents. and they are joined by senior The Vulcans opened their 2011 Sarah Spiering at first base. season in the UNC Pembroke Basketball star Kayla Smith Invitational in Pembroke, N.C. also joins the team this year as on Feb. 6, winning two of three a utility player who could see games. Now, though, they have time at DH. a two-week hiatus before they Others who have seen action continue their season in the early include redshirt freshman Limestone Saints Invitational in Randi Miller, true freshman Gaffney, S.C., on Feb. 25 through Paige Onuska, and sophomores Feb. 27. Melissa Lupinacci and Kaley The Vulcan squad returns a Cashner. number of starters from last year Freshmen Kaitlyn Schilling, who made a strong impact on Hope Spancake, and Chelsea the NCAA Tournament team. Carlson have bolstered a pitch- Danielle Easton, Jillian Russell, ing staff that is led by Greco. and Maria Greco all return as Spancake and Schilling have three of the biggest names from started one game each, and last year; Easton finished second Carlson appeared in one game on the squad last season with from the bullpen. a .382 average and nine home The next games for the Vul- runs, and Russell led the team cans are in the Limestone In- with 11 home runs and three vitational on Feb. 25 through triples. Greco also finished as the 27; on Feb. 25, the Vulcans one of the top pitchers in the play Limestone, and on Feb. 26, PSAC, posting a 16-8 record they play North Greenville and with a 1.69 ERA and 176 strike- North Georgia. outs in 145 innings. The Vulcans’ first home game Also returning for the Vul- is on March 23 when they host cans is Alyson Johnson, Kristen West Liberty in a doubleheader McKenzie, and Merissa Daley; at 2:30 p.m. Their first PSAC Photo by: AJ Carpinelli Johnson posted nine home runs West game is on March 25 Danielle Easton (10) leads a California softball team that advanced to the NCAA Super Regional last year before falling and 36 RBI, McKenzie posted when they host Mercyhurst in a to Bloomsburg. The Vulcans also return SS Jillian Russell, OFs Kristen McKenzie and Merissa Daley, and Maria Greco. a .297 average in reserve duty, doubleheader at 2:30 p.m. The Lineup Card Your 2011 California Vulcans’ starting nine C 1B 2B 3B SS Natalie Wideman Sarah Spiering Shelby Lia Danielle Easton Jillian Russell Height Height Height Height Height 5-3 5-5 5-8 5-7 5-8 Class Class Class Class Class Fr. Sr. Fr. Sr. Jr. Bats Bats Bats Bats Bats Right Right Right Right Right Throws Throws Throws Throws Throws Right Right Right Right Right #2...from Mississauga, #23...from Upper #9...from Whitby, On- #10...from Hanover... #16...from London, Ontario...can play catcher Burrell...also serves as a tario...is batting .500 and also doubles as a catcher... Ontario...was selected to or infield spots...batting backup catcher...has 3 hits, is tied for the team lead leads team with 3 walks Canadian National Team .500 with 4 hits and 1 1 HR and 23 putouts in with 5 hits...also has 5 RBI and also has five RBI and over the summer...leads double play this season. three games. and 3 runs scored. seven total bases. team with a .556 average. LF CF RF DH SP Kristen McKenzie Merissa Daley Stephani Ellis Alyson Johnson Maria Greco Height Height Height Height Height 5-7 5-3 5-8 5-4 5-2 Class Class Class Class Class Jr. Sr. Fr. Jr. Sr. Bats Bats Bats Bats Bats Right Switch Right Right Right Throws Throws Throws Throws Throws Right Right Right Right Right #37...from Senneville, #7...from Whitby, Ontar- #17...from Vancouver... #22...from Waynesburg... #92...from Pickering, Quebec...leads team with 3 io...has 2 runs and 1 hit in has 1 hit in 5 at bats this Ontario...has allowed 6 has 4 hits and 2 RBI in 2B and 3 of her 4 hits have three games...also has 1 SB season...has yet to have a 3 games...can also play hits and struck out 6 in 7 gone for extra bases. and 1 sacrifice hit. fielding chance this year. catcher or in the infield. scoreless innings.
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