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Goodson Leaves Senior Season On A High Note

Goodson Leaves Senior Season On A High Note

Kayla Simas
February 16
Filed under Sports

Some athletes start playing a sport for as long as they can remember while there are others that start their careers later in life. Deasia Goodson, a senior majoring in sociobiology, falls into this category. She never even played sports until she was in the eighth grade, yet middle school w...

Lyles Battles Back From Injury; Team Sits At 2-4

Lyles Battles Back From Injury; Team Sits At 2-4

Marie Roser, Managing Editor
December 10
Filed under Sports

Tysem Lyles opened his eyes and took a look around. He was lying on the ground in the middle of the basketball court with trainers gazing over him. His gasping and sobbing was heard in the background noise. The last memory he had was going down the court with his teammate and was passed the ball. As...

Parish Sparkling For The Mavericks

Parish Sparkling For The Mavericks

Kayla Simas, Impact Writer
December 1
Filed under Sports

Despite being the sixth man, she is of the team's top two offensive players. Tatiana Parish steals the ball and throws it to a teammate to record an assist on a fast break layup. Parish takes it a second time - she’s giving her teammates energy, the crowd’s going wild. She throws it to her best f...

Ex-Lacrosse Player’s New Mantra Has Transformed Him Into Strength Coach

Ex-Lacrosse Player’s New Mantra Has Transformed Him Into Strength Coach

Kayla Simas, Impact Staff
November 17
Filed under Sports

Mind. Body. Soul. When those three are in line, an athlete is unstoppable. That’s Justin Seltzer’s philosophy when it comes to his life, on and off the lacrosse field. Seltzer began playing lacrosse at Northern Valley Regional High School. “I loved being a goalie,” added Seltzer,...

Young Volleyball Squad’s Season Comes to a Frustrating Close

Young Volleyball Squad’s Season Comes to a Frustrating Close

Marie Roser, Managing Editor
November 12
Filed under Sports

Losing seniors on a college team is never easy. Their experience and skill is not easily replaced. Hence the story of the Maverick 2015 volleyball team. Graduating was senior and outside hitter, Brenna White, who was the face of Mercy College volleyball since her freshman year on campus. Needless...

Augustine Recovers From Injury For Stellar Season; Soccer Wins ECAC Tournament Game

Augustine Recovers From Injury For Stellar Season; Soccer Wins ECAC Tournament Game

Kayla Simas, Staff Writer
October 20
Filed under Sports

As Mercy’s women’s soccer team faced American International College, Nicole Augustine, a senior goalkeeper, made seven saves to try and keep the Maverick's winning streak. In the first 13th minute, the first save of the day was made by Augustine; she made three saves of her own as the two team...

Gatti Leading Young Soccer Squad To Success

Gatti Leading Young Soccer Squad To Success

Marie Roser and Kayla Simas
October 7
Filed under Sports

As the Mercy men’s soccer team started the second half of play when they were down by one goal, it knew it had come to a critical junction in the season. Coming out with a fight in order to tie it up and get themselves on the winning end of this game against Bloomfield was exactly what they needed. Then...

Year Of Redemption For Field Hockey Team

Year Of Redemption For Field Hockey Team

Marie Roser, Managing Editor
September 29
Filed under Sports

With a new season rolling around, a young Maverick Field Hockey team looks to improve on the past season with just one win. Senior midfielder Giana Magosin and junior Jackie Ballin, two of the top returners on the team, are looking forward to the addition of the new freshman. Since the program's...

Seniors Greig and Palumbo Look to Finish Mercy Baseball Season Strong

Seniors Greig and Palumbo Look to Finish Mercy Baseball Season Strong

Marie Roser, Impact Staff
April 23
Filed under Sports

Members of the baseball team came back to school in the fall unsure about who their coach would be. For returning seniors Bryan Greig and Sal Palumbo, it was just another bump on their road. Yet bumps in the road are not a new thing to members on this team. Bad luck seemed to follow Greig on his road...

Watson Looks to the Future After College Lacrosse

Watson Looks to the Future After College Lacrosse

Marie Roser
April 21
Filed under Sports

Life after college is an extreme adjustment and culture shock for anyone. But for a college athlete, the change is even more extreme. For women's lacrosse senior Keri Watson, next years future poses some major questions. Watson will be graduating and leaving lacrosse - a game in which she has been...

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