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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 8, 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 8, 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...

Men’s Soccer on a roll; Jumps to 17 in Ranking

Men’s Soccer on a roll; Jumps to 17 in Ranking

Ellis Joshua, Impact Staff

October 12, 2018


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After the Mercy Mavericks Men’s soccer team defeated Molly College 4-1, they are now off to their best start since 1989 through the first nine games of the season. The team has a record of 7-1-1 with a big game against LIU Post coming up this Saturday. With the win against Molloy the Mavericks are...

Field Hockey Snaps Five Game Losing Streak

Field Hockey Snaps Five Game Losing Streak

Michael Panteleo, Impact Staff

October 12, 2018


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The Mercy College women’s field hockey team just got the biggest win of the season after snapping a five-game losing streak after winning an overtime thriller against St. Thomas Aquinas college on Oct. 10. Senior Alicia Williams made the goal in over time for the Mavericks giving them the much-needed...

Mercy Ready To Unveil New Gym

Mercy Ready To Unveil New Gym

Ellis Joshua, Impact Staff

October 3, 2018


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After renovations to the Mercy College Gym in Victory Hall for two years, it is finally set open up in October. It’s something that most of the athletes and students have been waiting a long time for. The new gym was set to be completed by August of 2018, but after a slight delay, the first week...

Baseball Looks For First Playoff Berth Since 2010 Behind Mooradian

Baseball Looks For First Playoff Berth Since 2010 Behind Mooradian

Jess Brandt, Sports Editor

April 24, 2018


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The Mercy College Baseball team has far surpassed their record from previous years and are on their way towards their first playoff run since 2010. The Mavericks are currently 19-21 over and 8-8 in conference play. Leading the Mavericks is sophomore captain John Mooradian. Mooradian has been a ba...

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