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Dawn of the Dead – Lady Mavs Wake Up Against Dowling!

Dawn of the Dead – Lady Mavs Wake Up Against Dowling!

October 20, 2012
Filed under Sports

Sniff* *Sniff* Ahh, do you smell that? Thats the sweet scent of victory that has blessed itself onto Mercy’s astrop turf as the then 4-11 Mavericks upset their conference rival Dowling, 3-1 for the first time in team history. Following a five game losing streak that seemed destined to hand deliver a...

Cheerleader Fever

Cheerleader Fever

Barry Paige, Staff Writer
September 27, 2012
Filed under Sports

Mercy College's cheerleading team has been a disappointment in recent years, due to lack of support, low participation, and a number of chaotic sequences. At least that's their story, and they are sticking to it. Yet that all changes this year, according to its new leadership. Since the start...

Lady Mavs Stun No. 17 East Stroudsburg

Lady Mavs Stun No. 17 East Stroudsburg

Kalen Ross, Staff Writer
September 25, 2012
Filed under Sports

Amazed? So was everyone. Except the Lady Mavericks, who knew they had to potential to win big games. The feeling of victory came over Mercy College in a stunning 3-1 win over No. 17 East Stroudsburg on Sept. 23. The Mavericks handed the Warriors their first loss on the season as Mercy improved...

Volleyed Up Another Loss

Volleyed Up Another Loss

September 22, 2012
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, 2012
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, 2012
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, 2012
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, 2012
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, 2012
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, 2012
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...

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