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Just Win, Baby!

Just Win, Baby!

Jess Brandt, Sports Editor

November 20, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Columns

And then there were four. The women’s Mercy Soccer program hasn’t lost in a month, winning the ECC tournament without giving up a goal and then rattling off three wins in the NCCA tournament to find it sitting in the Final Four and heading to Kansas City to compete for a championship. The Mavericks...

Mavericks Move On

Mavericks Move On

Jess Brandt, Sports Editor

November 13, 2017


Filed under Sports

The No. 2 seeded Mercy College women’s soccer team has advanced to the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA Tournament. The Mavericks move to 17-3 on the year with a 3-1 win over No. 3 Southern New Hampshire University in the NCAA round of 32. The prior matchup between the two teams resulted in a 2-1 win f...

Lady Mavs Are ECC Champions

Lady Mavs Are ECC Champions

Jess Brandt, Sports Editor

November 8, 2017


Filed under Sports

Led by a hat trick from senior Heidi Serna, the Mercy College Women’s Soccer Team took home their second East Coast Conference championship with a 3-0 win over LIU Post this past Saturday. This is the first time Mercy has beaten LIU Post in program history. With their second ECC Championship, the Mave...

New Coach, New Year For Men’s Basketball Squad In 2017

Jess Brandt, Sports Editor

November 2, 2017


Filed under Sports

With the addition of a new coach and six new players, the Mercy College Men’s Basketball team looks to improve on last years season. The Mavericks struggled to find wins last year, but are confident that they are going to improve on their 2-25 overall record from last season. At the lead for the...

Lady Mavs Advance To ECC Championship Game

Jess Brandt, Sports Editor

October 31, 2017


Filed under Sports

Mercy College Women’s Soccer team looks to make Mercy College history by making it past the Sweet Sixteen round of the NCAA Tournament. Led by Head Coach Jonathan Feinstein, the lady Mavericks are currently at a 14-3 overall and 7-1 in ECC play. The Mavericks recently made the NCAA Top 25 list posting...

Field Hockey’s Amell is Making Saves On and Off the Field

Field Hockey’s Amell is Making Saves On and Off the Field

Jess Brandt, Sports Editor

October 5, 2017


Filed under Sports

Junior field hockey goalkeeper Julia Amell works hard to pursue her passions for sports and nursing

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Heart and Pride: Volleyball’s Sarasky Helping Rebuild A Program

Heart and Pride: Volleyball’s Sarasky Helping Rebuild A Program

Jess Brandt, Sports Editor

October 5, 2017


Filed under Sports

Being tall has its perks. For Danielle Sarasky, senior captain of the Mercy women’s volleyball team, that perk came in handy while spiking points on helpless opponents. Sarasky has been playing volleyball for nine years. When Sarasky was younger, she participated in both soccer and volleyball, h...

Men’s Lacrosse Lose 9-8 In Championship Game OT

Men’s Lacrosse Lose 9-8 In Championship Game OT

Kayla Simas, Managing Editor

May 1, 2017


Filed under Sports

 The Mavs made school history as they won their first-ever ECC playoff game in the semifinals at home against Chestnut Hill Griffins on May 3 by a score of 15-3. The Mavericks then lost to NYIT, 9-8, in overtime in a thrilling championship match.  Mercy's men's lacrosse entered the...

Costa Pitches Motivation to Mavs

Costa Pitches Motivation to Mavs

Kayla Simas, Managing Editor

April 9, 2017


Filed under Sports

It was the last conference doubleheader of the season for Sussex Community College, a week before playoffs. All Kenny Costa and his team needed were to win these two games and they were soon on their way to a region title. Once Costa’s coach decided to start him on the mound for game one, he knew ...

McNally Providing Senior Leadership For Lacrosse

McNally Providing Senior Leadership For Lacrosse

Kayla Simas, Managing Editor

March 9, 2017


Filed under Sports

Sitting off to the sidelines, Kevin McNally watched as the game was tied, 16-16. The anxiety was building inside of him as he knew this game would not only send University of Albany further into the American East Finals (AEF), but it would tell the fate of his lacrosse career. With many though...

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