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Joe Pope Leading The Offense For Maverick B-Ball

Joe Pope Leading The Offense For Maverick B-Ball

February 17
Filed under Sports

“Thank god for a broken finger – otherwise, we might never have gotten Joe Pope,” remarked Adam Parmenter, Head Coach of Mercy’s men’s basketball team. “If he didn’t break his fingers, Joe would be playing high level football. He’s that special of an athlete.” As a freshman in high...

House In Order: Women’s Basketball Ready To Rebuild And Thrive

House In Order: Women’s Basketball Ready To Rebuild And Thrive

Chayim Tauber, Sports Editor
December 9
Filed under Sports

The Lady Mavericks basketball team has a tall hill to climb this season. They are coming off of a season in which they went 3-23 and had a fractured locker room. Mercy’s done everything to forget last season’s disastrous season; adding Coach Rashidi Aikens, and replacing last season’s scoring...

Men’s Basketball Loses Close Conference Games

Kalen Ross, Impact Staff
December 8
Filed under Sports

  By Kalen Ross KRoss@theimpactnews.com Impact Staff It looks as if Mercy College is in for yet another tough men’s basketball season, as the team fell to 0-7 after two heartbreaking losses last week to Queens and Roberts Wesleyan in overtime. The team showed little signs of efficiency on bo...

Volleyball Finishes Last In Conference

Volleyball Finishes Last In Conference

November 17
Filed under Sports

The Lady Mavericks, just coming off a disappointing loss to Southern Connecticut State only a day earlier, suffered a brutal ending to their already disappointing season, losing another heartbreaker at home against Bridgeport. Although all three matches were cited as being extremely competitive and close,...

Men’s Soccer Advances To ECC Semifinals

Men’s Soccer Advances To ECC Semifinals

Chayim Tauber, Sports Editor
November 9
Filed under Sports

One of the things that Mercy College had grown accustomed to over the past few years was a losing soccer season. Years of futility have finally given way to success this season as the Mavericks men’s soccer team powered their way all the way to the ECC semifinals and 10-5-3 record. The Mavericks,...

Field Hockey suffers two win season

Chayim Tauber, Sports Editor
November 1
Filed under Sports

The Mavericks field hockey team entered its third season without much in terms of expectations. Their first season was one in which they suffered the growing pains of an expansion team and resulted in a winless season. Last season, their second, saw them win their first ever match against Elms, 5-1....

Mavericks Field Reinvigorates Athletic Program

Mavericks Field Reinvigorates Athletic Program

Chayim Tauber, Sports Editor
October 29
Filed under Sports

Mercy College finally got a new car and it’s the fastest, shiniest one on the block. After years of playing on a subpar field that was markedly inferior of those of their ECC opponents, the Mercy Mavericks have a newly furnished, state of the art field that they can proudly call their own. Mavericks...

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

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

October 20
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
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
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...

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