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Mercy Soccer Falls to Adelphi in first round of NCAA Tournament

Mercy Soccer Falls to Adelphi in first round of NCAA Tournament

November 16
Filed under Sports

The early summer mornings, the brutal conditioning in 90 degree weather, and daily practice are what teams go through in hopes of one goal. That goal is a championship title. Every season, no matter what it is, has the ultimate goal of hoisting up the title at the end of the season. For the Mercy...

Mercy Mavericks Soccer Season Recap

Mercy Mavericks Soccer Season Recap

Michael Nash, Sports Editor
November 13
Filed under Sports

What a year it was for both the Men's and Women's soccer teams.  As a matter of fact, the Women's season is not quite done yet since their impressive season landed the team a berth in the NCAA Division II Women's Soccer Championship. The Lady Mavericks will be facing Adelphi on Friday at Saint Rose...

Women’s Soccer Falls 1-0 In Conference Finals

Women’s Soccer Falls 1-0 In Conference Finals

Joseph Cogdell, Impact Staff
November 11
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The women’s soccer team made No. 23 ranked Bridgeport claw, scrape and bite for every inch in last week’s ECC championship final, in which the Mavericks came up just short, 1-0, in Bridgeport on Nov. 9. The loss puts the Mavericks at 13-4-1, but does not end their season. The conference championship...

Mercy Falls to LIU Post In Final Moments In ECC Semis

Mercy Falls to LIU Post In Final Moments In ECC Semis

Michael Nash, Sports Editor
November 8
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For the second consecutive season, the men’s soccer team has qualified for the ECC conference tournament, and for the second consecutive year, it has come up short against powerhouse LIU Post. While last year’s playoff game was a 7-1 blowout, this year’s game was quite different, as the Mavericks...

Women’s Volleyball spikes in the right direction

Joseph Cogdell, Impact Staff
November 8
Filed under Sports

The Mercy College women's volleyball team has showed tremendous upside this year in the East Coast Conference. With an overall record of 10-16 the Mavericks have more than tripled their overall win total from last season, and with a record of 2-10 in the East Coast Conference, they have already doubled...

Field Hockey Team wins 5; Most In Program History

Field Hockey Team wins 5; Most In Program History

Michael Nash, Sports Editor
November 2
Filed under Sports

There is a saying: "It is not how you start, but how you finish." This quote can be related to almost anything in life, but it is a perfect example of the Mercy Mavericks Field Hockey team.  While the team started off slow, the team has picked it up with just a few games remaining on the 2013 season. The...

Women’s Soccer has post season potential

Women’s Soccer has post season potential

Joseph Cogdell, Impact Staff
October 31
Filed under Sports

Mercy College women's soccer has not been this exciting in many years.  For the last five seasons, the Mavericks have been ranked at the bottom of the East Coast Conference with no chance of successfully competing in the conference tournament .  This season that is all about to change. With just...

Mercy Mens Soccer Fighting For Playoff Spot

Mercy Mens Soccer Fighting For Playoff Spot

October 16
Filed under Sports

After finishing a respectable 10-5-1 last season, this years Mavericks soccer team has a chance to be even better than the 2012 team.  Sitting at an impressive 11-4-4 with the regular season now complete  the Mavericks are now waiting to see if they did enough to receive an NCAA Championship berth The...

Women’s Soccer Undefeated At Home, 9-1 Overall

Women’s Soccer Undefeated At Home, 9-1 Overall

Joseph Cogdell, Impact Staff
October 3
Filed under Sports

The women's soccer team has kicked off to an unbelievable start. So far the Mavericks have played their way to a 9-1 overall record and a 4-1  record in the East Coast Conference. The team started off winning their first six games against opponents such as Pace University, NYIT, and Saint Thomas...

Player Profile: Mercy Maverick Gonzalo Prando

Player Profile: Mercy Maverick Gonzalo Prando

Michael Nash, Sports Editor
October 3
Filed under Sports

A smile can tell a lot about a person.  If you see Gonzalo Prando around, you can be assured you can find one on his face. The freshman soccer player is enjoying his time as a Mercy Maverick so far, and the way the soccer season has started, he is not the only one smiling. The soccer team has...

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