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Volleyed Up Another Loss

Volleyed Up Another Loss

September 22
Filed under Sports

After a valiant effort fought by the female Mavericks, the team lost its opener in conference play and fell to the University of the District of Columbia, 3-2. Although last year the team managed a 10-25 records, it posted a winning percentage of .286, more than a .100 point difference compared to...

‘Notre Dame’ Icon Tackles Challenges At Mercy

‘Notre Dame’ Icon Tackles Challenges At Mercy

Chayim Tauber, Sports Editor
September 10
Filed under Sports

 “Ru-Deee, Ru-Deee, Ru-Deee”. One of the most famous chants in the history of sports and cinema was heard in the Rotunda of Mercy College on Sept. 6 as the real-life Rudy was in the building. Daniel “Rudy” Rutteiger, the man immortalized in the 1993 blockbuster “Rudy”, visited Mercy ...

Softball Tryouts

September 8
Filed under Sports, Student Life

SOFTBALL TRYOUTS: Head Softball Coach Mike Fazio has announced tryouts on Wednesday, Sept. 12 & Thursday, Sept. 13 @ 3 p.m. on Smith Field For more information, please contact Coach Fazio at: mfazio@mercy.edu NOTE: These tryouts are for the intercollegiate softball team. For ALL tryouts,...

Softball Names New Assistant Coach

September 8
Filed under Sports

Anthony Adolino was appointed as an assistant softball coach on Sept. 6, 2012 under Head Coach Mike Fazio.  He will work on hitting skills with the varsity field players while being responsible for the daily operations of the inaugural junior varsity squad. Adolino brings a wealth of coaching experience...

Men’s Soccer Wins Third Straight Thriller In Overtime, Move to 4-0

Men’s Soccer Wins Third Straight Thriller In Overtime, Move to 4-0

September 7
Filed under Sports

EASTON, Mass. (Sept. 7, 2012) – Senior forward William Koki (Aurora, Colo.) scored his third goal of the season as the Mercy College men's soccer team won a third straight overtime contest, a 2-1 victory over Stonehill College, to maintain its perfect start to the season. The Mavericks are no...

Winning May Need To Wait Until Next Baseball Season

Winning May Need To Wait Until Next Baseball Season

Clodel Remy, Impact Staff
April 23
Filed under Sports

This season was supposed to serve as another step in the right direction for Head Coach Bob Greiner and the men’s baseball team.  Heading into the 2012 season, Greiner had great expectations for the future and insists he still does.  Yet with a 6-20 record in the middle of April, a lot of goals have...

Lacrosse Wins Three In A Row To Ease Recent Losing Streak

Lacrosse Wins Three In A Row To Ease Recent Losing Streak

Clodel Remy, Staff Writer
April 23
Filed under Sports

The expectations were immense in 2012 after a 9-6 campaign last season, according to Coach Francesca Delorenzo. Yet the Lady Mavericks’ lacrosse season hasn’t gone according to plan, as the team has battled a losing streak and a series of close losses. This is the third year for a program that...

A HOUSE DIVIDED: Losing Season Causes Frustration Off The Hardwood

A HOUSE DIVIDED: Losing Season Causes Frustration Off The Hardwood

Chayim Tauber, Sports Editor
March 29
Filed under Sports

Who quit on who? That seems to be the seminal question regarding the 2011-2012 Lady Mavericks season. The Mavs finished with a disappointing 3- 23 record and have once again missed the playoffs. Not only that but in their estimation (they being both the players and coach), they seriously underperformed...

ECC Conference Looks To Expand

Chayim Tauber, Sports Editor
March 29
Filed under Sports

The ECC experienced its own form of manifest destiny this past year as the University of the District of Columbia became the ninth school to become a member. The expansion is a precursor of things to come, according to ECC commissioner Dr. Robert Dranoff. There are talks of upping the minimum nu...

Mercy Softball: Retooled, Reloaded, Refocused

Mercy Softball: Retooled, Reloaded, Refocused

Chayim Tauber, Sports Editor
February 23
Filed under Sports

Last season was a good one. Coach Mike Fazio led a senior laden team to a Mercy record 21 win season in 2011. The league has taken notice of the trending Mercy softball program and have ranked them fourth in the ECC’s preseason poll. But can they improve on last season’s success after losing...

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