Sports

From Ship to the Big Leagues—Alumni in Pro Sports

Many of us have nailed the winning shot at the buzzer, set a new world record, scored the go-ahead touchdown, or hit a walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth inning for our favorite team. And then we snap out of our daydreams. The vast majority of us will never get the call that we’ve been selected to play a sport at the professional level as several Shippensburg University athletes did this year.

SU’S ATHLETIC PROGRAM SHINES WITH LEAGUE-BEST EIGHTH DIXON TROPHY

SU’S ATHLETIC PROGRAM SHINES WITH LEAGUE-BEST EIGHTH DIXON TROPHY

This May, Shippensburg University reclaimed the Dixon Trophy as the top overall athletics program in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC). Shippensburg has now won the Dixon Trophy a conference-record eight times. No other school has won more than three times. The honor also marks the first Dixon Trophy for Shippensburg since 2010-11 and is the first for the R

MiLB's Behind-the-scenes Heavy Hitter

MiLB's Behind-the-scenes Heavy Hitter

Lindsey Knupp ’04 loved sports and played sports, but she never expected to be working in sports after graduating from Shippensburg University. Fortunately, whether playing or working on the field, she excelled. In fact, Knupp is so good at what she does in her roll as vice president of marketing and entertainment for the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs that she earned the Rawlings Woman Executive of the Year in December 2015.

Honoring Our Distinguished Athletes

Honoring Our Distinguished Athletes

On Friday, October 16, seven student-athletes were recognized with induction into the Shippensburg University Athletic Hall of Fame.