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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, 2012
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, 2012
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, 2012
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...

Men’s Lacrosse Earns National Ranking

Men’s Lacrosse Earns National Ranking

Chayim Tauber, Sports Editor
February 23, 2012
Filed under Sports

Inside Lacrosse has them ranked seventh nationally. Lacrosse Magazine wrote a feature article on them called “Third year holds massive potential for Mercy.” They have four pre-season All-Americans, the returning Goaltender of the Year, and a ton of confidence. Throw in that they are m...

Baseball To Stare Down Adelphi On Opening Day

Clodel Remy, Impact Staff
February 22, 2012
Filed under Sports

By Clodel Remy Impact Staff   The man at the helm remains the same entering another season at Mercy. Bob Greiner is preparing his team for another run in the ECC conference after compiling a 17-28 record in 2011, finishing 10-20 in conference play. The 2012 season starts once again at...

Women’s Lacrosse Eyes Successful Third Season

Clodel Remy, Impact Staff
February 17, 2012
Filed under Sports

  The road towards another successful season starts on March 3 for Coach Francesca Delorenzo and Mercy women’s lacrosse against Assumption.  Delorenzo is entering her third season as the coach for a very young, hungry and improving team. The young team is looking to continue their rise...

Men’s Bball Wins, Youthful Team Maturing

Men’s Bball Wins, Youthful Team Maturing

Chayim Tauber, Sports Editor
January 31, 2012
Filed under Sports

It took them more than three months to accomplish the feat that the Mavericks men’s basketball team pulled off last Saturday. Victory. The Men’s basketball squad got their first win of the season against Nyack in what is easily the Mavs best start in years. The Mavs are a well balanced team...

Lady Mavs Still Feel Playoffs Are Possible

Lady Mavs Still Feel Playoffs Are Possible

Chayim Tauber, Sports Editor
January 31, 2012
Filed under Sports

"Here we go again.” How else could a team react to an 0-6 start on the heels of consecutive 20+ loss seasons? Worse yet has been the manner in which they’ve lost. Whereas last season’s team were in nearly every game they lost, this team’s been blown out pretty much every time they’ve stepped...

Looking The Role Of The Athlete At Mercy

Looking The Role Of The Athlete At Mercy

Vincent Roszkowski, Impact Staff
January 31, 2012
Filed under Sports

Professional sport teams have their own set of unwritten rules that have to be abided by on and off the field. Many may remember when left fielder Johnny Damon jumped ship from the Boston Red Sox to the rival New York Yankees; however, it was under one condition, he had to clean up his hair and clean ...

Mercy Freshman Volleyball Star Keeping Her Head In The Game

Mercy Freshman Volleyball Star Keeping Her Head In The Game

Jasmine Williams, Managing Editor
January 31, 2012
Filed under Sports

With anxiety flowing through her veins after her last kill, she makes eye contact with the head official, waiting for him to signal that it’s okay for her to serve. Dribble. Slap. Dribble. Slap. Dribble. Slap. She leans back, tossing the ball in the air with ease and serves perfectly over the...

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