Women's Sports

Penn State Shenango hires new cheerleading coach for 2019-20 season

Penn State Shenango recently hired Rakiesha Morrison, a former Farrell High School cheerleader and Gannon University competitive cheerleader and dancer, as its new head cheerleading coach. She currently coaches competitive cheer for Fire and Ice Hermitage and is employed at the Mercer County Courthouse in Mercer, Pennsylvania.

Frank brings history, coaching success, and passion to new volleyball program

Andrew Frank’s involvement with Penn State Shenango comes full circle 35-plus years after he first arrived on campus in the early 1980s as a student and then as a volunteer coach for women’s athletics. Frank, a native of Farrell, will return to Shenango as the assistant women’s volleyball coach for the team’s inaugural season this fall.

Penn State Shenango signs three-year contract with Buhl Community Center

“It should be a win-win situation for both of us,” said Penn State Shenango Business and Finance Director Bill Dungee nearly one year ago. Dungee was referring to the campus’ newly reinstated athletic program and its collaboration with the Buhl Community Recreation Center in Sharon, Pennsylvania. The Shenango campus recently signed a three-year contract with the Buhl Center to utilize its facilities.