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Jennings Finding Groove Behind The Arc

Jennings Finding Groove Behind The Arc

Tatiana Parish, Staff Writer
February 19, 2016
Filed under Sports

With thirty-two seconds remaining in the game, the Mercy Mavericks are down by three. They have been going back and forth with Nyack all night. Raphael Jennings, at the time a sophomore guard, enters the game. The Mavs have been struggling all game on the offensive end. Guard Tyseem Lyles passes...

Wilcox Named Captain; Men’s Lacrosse Wins First Game

Wilcox Named Captain; Men’s Lacrosse Wins First Game

Kayla Simas, Sports Editor
February 17, 2016
Filed under Sports

A game winning goal less than 40 seconds into overtime would just about make any athlete’s infinite moment stick out forever. For Nick Wilcox, a junior who’s majoring in mathematics, is no different. Wilcox was only four years old when he began playing lacrosse, thanks to his father’s encouragement. ...

Goodson Leaves Senior Season On A High Note

Goodson Leaves Senior Season On A High Note

Kayla Simas
February 16, 2016
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, 2015
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, 2015
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, 2015
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, 2015
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, 2015
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, 2015
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, 2015
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...

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