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Mavericks Snap 14 Game Losing Streak Behind Amber Brown’s 34 Points

Mavericks Snap 14 Game Losing Streak Behind Amber Brown’s 34 Points

Ellis Joshua, Impact Staff

February 7, 2019


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The Mercy Mavericks women's basketball team snapped a 14 game losing streak led by sophomore guard Amber Brown tying her career high with 34 points. The Mavs defeated the the University of the District of Columbia by a score of 66-62. Brown went 8-for-15 from the floor and 17-for-18 from the foul...

Griffin Stays Hot but the Mavericks Fall Short to Bridgeport

Griffin Stays Hot but the Mavericks Fall Short to Bridgeport

Michael Panteleo, Impact Staff

February 7, 2019


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The Mavericks have had a tough stretch of games and have dropped three games in a row, after there 86-73 loss to their foe Bridgeport. If they want to make the final sixth spot of the ECC tournament, they need to start winning some basketball games. The Mavericks now sit at 6-14 and Bridgeport improved...

Lady Mavericks Go Down To The Wire Against LIU Post

Lady Mavericks Go Down To The Wire Against LIU Post

Ellis Joshua, Impact Staff

January 31, 2019


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Lady Mavericks battled to the end against LIU Post (13-6) but came up just short falling to Post by a score of 69-58. The Mavericks (3-17) got a team high 19 points and 8 rebounds from sophomore Amber Brown as well as a career high 12 points from freshman Brianne Santos on 3-for-6 shooting from the...

Men’s Basketball Battles Valiantly; Falls Just Short Against No. 25 STAC

Men’s Basketball Battles Valiantly; Falls Just Short Against No. 25 STAC

Michael Panteleo, Impact Staff

January 31, 2019


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The 6-12 Mercy Mavericks men's basketball team lost a nail bitter to the 16-4 Spartans, despite a season high 20 points from Sal Barbetto and a double double from Sophomore Bryan Griffin. The Mavericks were hot and 0n a two game winning streak until that was snapped in a 74-71 loss to St. Thomas Aquinas....

Mascot for a Day, Maverick Forever

Mascot for a Day, Maverick Forever

December 17, 2018


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As my teammate suited me up in a thick grey suit, oversized plush tennis shoes and the headpiece, I knew I would never feel more like a Mercy Maverick than I did that day at Victory Gym. Being a mascot wasn’t something I originally wanted to be, but I always like to keep an open mind and live by "...

Men’s Basketball Loses Home Opener, Rebounds Vs Nyack

Men’s Basketball Loses Home Opener, Rebounds Vs Nyack

Michael Panteleo, Impact Staff

December 6, 2018


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The Mercy College men’s basketball team debuted their long-awaited home opener at the Victory Hall Sports Center on Nov. 25 against Pace University. The Mavericks were anxious to play at their new arena at came out to a 10-6 lead at about the fourteen-minute marker of the first half. The Settlers...

Women’s Basketball Victorious in Home Opener

Women’s Basketball Victorious in Home Opener

Ellis Joshua, Impact Staff

December 5, 2018


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The Mercy College women’s basketball team defeated Felician University, 70-60, in their home opener on Nov. 28. It was their first home game in two years since the gym in Victory Hall had been closed for renovations. Freshman Taysha Bender scored a game-high 18 points to help lead the team to victory....

Basketball Is Back And In Style

Basketball Is Back And In Style

Michael Panteleo, Impact Staff

November 8, 2018


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After playing home games away from campus, the men’s basketball team will now play their home games at Mercy College’s new gym in Victory Hall. Coach Michael Maczko and the Mavericks will open up their season on Nov. 12 against Felician. The Mavericks are excited to get back on the court...

Women’s Basketball Building On Last Season’s Improvement

Women’s Basketball Building On Last Season’s Improvement

Ellis Joshua, Impact Staff

November 7, 2018


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After a season that saw the Mercy Mavericks Women’s basketball team double their win total from the previous year, the Lady Mavericks look to carry the success of last year into the new season. The team welcomes four new players to the team ahead of the 2018-19 season, all of which are freshmen....

Rebecca Conway And The Lady Mavs Receive Another NCAA Berth

Rebecca Conway And The Lady Mavs Receive Another NCAA Berth

Michael Panteleo, Impact Staff

November 7, 2018


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Captain of the 12-3-1 Mercy College  women's soccer team, Rebecca Conway and the Mavericks are in the middle of another phenomenal season as runner ups in the conference tournament and another NCAA tournament berth.  Rebecca has been on the Mercy College soccer team for all four seasons...

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