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NCAA, Mercy College Grant Eligibility To Spring Athletes

NCAA, Mercy College Grant Eligibility To Spring Athletes

Michael Panteleo and Ellis Joshua

April 6, 2020

Spring athletes will get an additional season to live their athletic dreams after the 2020 season was suspended.  On March 30, The NCAA  announced that it will be giving eligibility relief to NCAA Division I spring athletes. With the spring sports season being canceled due to the coronavirus...

Freshman Wall Provides Foundation for Women’s Basketball

Freshman Wall Provides Foundation for Women’s Basketball

Michael Panteleo, Sports Editor

March 24, 2020

Despite the Mavericks missing out on the East Coast Conference Women's Basketball Tournament, the rise of freshman Katie Wall may prove vital for the team going forward. Wall is from Wappingers Falls, New York, and played her high school basketball at Roy C. Ketcham High School. Even though she...

Spring Athletics Forced to Cancel the 2020 Season due to COVID-19

Spring Athletics Forced to Cancel the 2020 Season due to COVID-19

Ellis Joshua, Impact Staff

March 20, 2020

After just six games the Mercy Mavericks men's lacrosse team and all other East Coast Conference (ECC) college athletic teams have seen their season come to an abrupt end due to the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19.) After it was announced on March 10 that Mercy College would move to online classes...

Women’s Lacrosse Win Final Game in Short Lived Season

Women’s Lacrosse Win Final Game in Short Lived Season

Ellis Joshua, Impact Staff

March 17, 2020

The Mercy Mavericks women's lacrosse team won their final game of what has been an abbreviated season due to the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19). They defeated Florida Tech on Wednesday, March 11 by a score of 10-3. Senior Katherine Sanchez led the team and  scored a game-high four goals. In...

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Forces Mercy’s Athletes to Say Goodbye to Spring Sports

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Forces Mercy’s Athletes to Say Goodbye to Spring Sports

Dan Rebain, Impact Staff

March 16, 2020

With the growing concern surrounding COVID-19, the East Coast Conference (ECC) has decided to cancel the 2020 spring sports season immediately as of March 13, 2020 Mercy's Director of Athletics Matt Kilcullen Jr. came out with this statement. "We are heartbroken for our student athletes, especially our senior...

Men’s Lacrosse Wins in Overtime Over Bentley University

Men’s Lacrosse Wins in Overtime Over Bentley University

Michael Panteleo, Sports Editor

March 16, 2020

No. 8 Mercy College men's lacrosse team earned a 12-11 overtime victory over Bentley University on March 10 at Mercy Field. Sophomore attacker, Brady Kearnan, was the hero of the day, scoring the game-winning goal in overtime for Mercy. Mercy improves to (5-1) and Bentley drops down to (0-3). Kearnan...

Kelly Continues to Impress While Mavs Score 14 Runs

Kelly Continues to Impress While Mavs Score 14 Runs

Alex Wendling, Impact Staff

March 10, 2020

Coming off their win in the home opener against Bloomfield College, the Mavericks look to make it three in a row as they defeated the College of Staten Island 14-6 in the first game of their doubleheader against the Dolphins on Sunday. The storyline of this game was the offensive surge the Mavericks...

Women’s Lacrosse Wins Tenth Straight Home Opener

Women’s Lacrosse Wins Tenth Straight Home Opener

Ellis Joshua, Impact Staff

March 8, 2020

Led by a game-high four goals from junior attacker Briana Corace, the No. 11 Mercy Mavericks women's lacrosse team won their tenth straight home opener. They defeated Thomas Jefferson University on Wednesday, March 4 by a score of 13-9 to improve to 3-0 on the season. In addition to Corace's four...

Women’s Lacrosse Improves to 2-0 on Game-Winning Goal by Bishop

Women’s Lacrosse Improves to 2-0 on Game-Winning Goal by Bishop

Ellis Joshua, Impact Staff

March 5, 2020

Sophomore attacker Taylor Bishop's game-winning goal with six seconds left, gave the Mavericks a 10-9 victory over Bentley University to improve to 2-0 on the season. With the victory, Mercy now improves to 2-0 for the fifth straight season. Overall, Bishop scored one goal and had one assist and two...

Kelly Leads the Mavericks to Their Second Win in Home Opener

Kelly Leads the Mavericks to Their Second Win in Home Opener

Alex Wendling, Staff Writer

February 29, 2020

The Mavericks snapped a seven-game losing streak on Thursday, beating Bloomfield college 5-4. Led by junior pitcher, Jack Kelly, the Mavericks got their second win on the year. Kelly pitched five shutout innings in Thursday's win when he struck out five batters in an unhittable performance at Mercy's...

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