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The UFC is Back Baby!

The UFC is Back Baby!

Dan Rebain, Impact Staff

May 8, 2020

The UFC is back this Saturday, May 9 and it's all because of one person... Dana White (and his great team). UFC 249 was originally scheduled for April 21 in Brooklyn, but White had to postpone for “circumstances out of his control”. UFC President Dana White said the company was prepared to stage U...

Sports Fans Will Not Attend Events Without A Coronavirus Vaccine

Sports Fans Will Not Attend Events Without A Coronavirus Vaccine

Dan Rebain, Impact Staff

May 4, 2020

While sports commissioners along with government and medical experts debate when to reopen sports leagues, a majority of Americans would stay home because of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). A  substantial majority of sports fans are prepared to stay home until the development of a vaccine, according...

Mercy Star Brian Griffin Is Transferring to Xavier Of The Big East

Mercy Star Brian Griffin Is Transferring to Xavier Of The Big East

Dan Rebain, Impact Staff

May 1, 2020

With F/C Bryan Griffin transferring to a D1 school, Xavier in the Big East, the Mavericks Men's basketball team will look to fill a huge gap. Griffin took home First Team All-ECC honors for the second straight season after an impressive season, in which he averaged a team-high 19.6 points, 14.5 rebounds, ...

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...

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