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July 19, 2016
Mariner Baseball Team Earns ABCA Academic Excellence Award
The American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) announced the recipients of the 2016 Team Academic Excellence Award on Tuesday and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy baseball squad was one of 140 teams to be honored. This is the inaugural year of this award.

July 14, 2016
Smolens Reveals 2016 Men’s Soccer Schedule
USMMA 27th-year head men’s soccer coach Michael Smolens announced the schedule for the Mariners’ upcoming 2016 season on Thursday. The 17-game slate begins the first weekend of September and the regular season lasts through late October.

July 8, 2016
2016 Mariner Football Schedule Announced
On Friday, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy head football coach Mike Toop announced the schedule for the upcoming 2016 season, his 12th year at the helm of the program. The nine-game slate begins on Saturday, Sept. 10 and the regular season last through the second weekend in November.

June 30, 2016
Lopez Appointed To NCAA DIII Men's And Women's Swimming & Diving Committee
Earlier this month, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy diving coach Johan Lopez was appointed to the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III Men's and Women's Swimming & Diving Committee. His four-year term of service on the committee will begin on September 1, 2016 and conclude on August 31, 2020.

June 24, 2016
Former Stedman Trophy Winner Kevin Lindgren ’15 To Compete At Olympic Swimming Trials Next Week
Next week, former U.S. Merchant Marine Academy swimming standout and 2015 Admiral Giles C. Stedman Trophy winner Kevin Lindgren ’15 will be competing in the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials. The eight-day meet will be held at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Neb. from June 26 until July 3. Lindgren is vying to qualify for and represent Team USA at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in August in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

June 22, 2016
Three Mariners Named CSCAA Honorable Mention Scholar All-Americans; Both Squads Recognized As Scholar All-America Teams
On Tuesday, the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) announced that a total of 853 collegiate swimmers and divers around the country earned Scholar All-American Accolades. Of those 853 were three members of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy swimming & diving programs who were Honorable Mention selections – sophomore Adam Fisher (Edgerton, Wisc.) and freshman Christopher Kahl (Solomons, Md.) from the men’s team and freshman Tyler Wickesberg (Albuquerque, N.M.) from the women’s squad.

June 17, 2016
2015-16 Athletic Award Winners Announced; McDaniels And Rose Earn Top Accolades
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy held its 2016 Awards Convocation on Friday morning at the Ackerman Auditorium as part of Graduation Weekend festivities. Four major athletic award winners were announced during the ceremony – the Male and Female Athletes of the Year as well as the two Coaches of the Year – along with a number of other athletic awards and honors.

June 29, 2016
Willard Named 2016 ECAC DIII Metro/Upstate Women's Lacrosse Rookie Of The Year
In early June, the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) announced its postseason honors for the 2016 women’s lacrosse season and USMMA freshman Meredith Willard (Portland, Maine) was selected as the Rookie of the Year among all eligible first-year student-athletes in the Division III Metropolitan/Upstate Region.

June 29, 2016
Coll Selected As Second Team ECAC Men’s Lacrosse All-Star
The Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) announced its postseason honors for the 2016 men’s lacrosse season earlier in June and U.S. Merchant Marine Academy sophomore Pat Coll (Clifton Park, N.Y.) was selected as an ECAC Division III Metropolitan/Upstate Region Second Team All-Star for his performance this past season.

May 23, 2016
Six Mariners Named To Landmark Spring All-Sportsmanship Teams
Early last week, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy had six student-athletes named to the Landmark Conference Spring All-Sportsmanship Teams – one from each of the spring teams at the Academy.

May 18, 2016
Mariners Boast 23 Student-Athletes On Landmark Spring Honor Roll
The six U.S. Merchant Marine Academy spring teams garnered a total of 23 student-athletes, collectively, on the Landmark Conference Spring Honor Roll, the league announced on Tuesday morning. In total, 418 student-athletes received recognition from the conference’s nine institutions.

May 10, 2016
Nearly 100 Student-Athletes Honored By Academy For Academic Excellence
On Monday, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy community gathered in the Ackerman Auditorium to honor the Midshipmen that attained Gold and Silver Stars and Sea Year Honor Ribbons for their excellence in academics during the second term of 2015-16. At the event, which is managed by the Academic Center for Excellence and LCDR Paul Acquaro, nearly 100 USMMA student-athletes were honored for their hard work in the classrooms.

May 15, 2016
Champions! Mariners Win ECAC Tennis Title With 5-3 Victory Over Moravian
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy tennis team captured the 2016 Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Championship on Sunday with its 5-3 victory over Landmark Conference rival and top-seeded Moravian College at Arcadia University.

May 14, 2016
Tennis Moves On To ECAC Title Match With Gritty 5-4 Win Over Arcadia
The #2-seed USMMA tennis team has advanced to the ECAC Championship Match for the second straight season after its 5-4 win over #3-seed Arcadia University on Saturday at the Knights’ Weiss Courts.

May 11, 2016
McDonough Chosen To First Team All-Landmark For Tennis
The Landmark Conference announced the postseason award winners for men’s tennis on Wednesday and USMMA was represented on the Singles First Team by sophomore Jake McDonough (Wilmington, N.C.). This is the second straight season that McDonough was selected by the league’s head coaches to the First Team. He was also on the Doubles Second Team after the 2015 season.

May 10, 2016
Spinnenweber Earns Second Team All-Landmark Accolades
On Tuesday, the Landmark Conference announced the postseason awards for baseball and USMMA freshman starting pitcher Andrew Spinnenweber (Pasadena, Md.) was selected by the league head coaches to the Second Team All-Conference.

May 7, 2016
Collins Wins Individual Championship In Hammer To Lead Mariners At Landmarks
The USMMA men’s track & field team took part in the Landmark Championship Meet this weekend, hosted by Juniata College in Central Pennsylvania. Freshman David Collins (North Kingstown, R.I.) led the Mariners by capturing the individual crown in the men’s hammer throw event.

May 10, 2016
Tennis Selected To Compete In ECAC Tournament For Second Straight Season
For the second straight year, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy tennis team has been selected to play in the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Championship Tournament, the league announce on Monday. The event will take place this Saturday and Sunday, May 14-15, at Arcadia University in Glenside, Pa.

May 7, 2016
Women’s Track & Field Ends Season at Landmark Championship Meet
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s track & field team competed in the Landmark Conference Outdoor Championship Meet this weekend, hosted by Juniata College. It was the squad’s final even of the 2016 season.

May 5, 2016
Willard Named Landmark WLAX Rookie Of The Year, Simensky Coach Of The Year, Gizzi Lands On First Team
The Landmark Conference announced the postseason awards for Women’s Lacrosse on Thursday and for the first time in program history USMMA had three individuals honored. Freshman Meredith Willard (Portland, Maine) was selected by the league head coaches as the Rookie of the Year and earned a spot on the Second Team Attack, Head Coach Kyle Simensky was named the Coach of the Year and freshman Hannah Gizzi (Finksburg, Md.) was chosen as the First Team Goalie.

May 3, 2016
Coll And Sawicki Earn Landmark First Team Honors; Rodriguez Lands On Second Team
On Tuesday, the Landmark Conference announced the postseason honors for men’s lacrosse and three USMMA student-athletes were selected to the All-Conference Teams by the league’s head coaches. Sophomore Pat Coll (Clifton Park, N.Y.) and senior Gus Sawicki (Louisville, Colo.) were picked to the First Team All-Landmark, while freshman Michael Rodriguez (Coronado, Calif.) landed on the Second Team.

May 3, 2016
Tuesday's Baseball Game At Old Westbury Cancelled
USMMA's non-conference baseball game that was scheduled for today, Tuesday, May 3, has been cancelled because of unplayable field conditions due to the inclement weather on Long Island. The game will not be made up.

May 3, 2016
Baseball Loses Home-Finale To Moravian On Monday
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy baseball team dropped its home-finale to visiting Landmark Conference opponent Moravian, 17-5, on Monday afternoon at Lower Roosevelt Field. The game was a make-up of Sunday’s rainout. The Mariners fall to 11-24 (6-15 Landmark), while the Greyhounds improve to 21-19 (14-7 Landmark).

April 30, 2016
Robbins, Pressey And Theriault Lead Mariners At TCNJ Lions’ Invite Saturday
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s track & field team competed in the Lions’ Invitational on Saturday, hosted by The College of New Jersey. The Mariners had three top-20 finishes at the event by seniors Nathan Robbins (Los Alamos, N.M.) and Kenneth Pressey (Yorktown, Va.) and freshman Luke Theriault (Southbury, Conn.).

April 30, 2016
Tennis Earns 7-2 Victory On The Road Saturday At Susquehanna
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy tennis team closed out the 2016 regular season with a 7-2 road victory at Susquehanna on Saturday afternoon at the Crusaders’ Varsity Tennis Courts. The win improves the Mariners’ record to 7-5 (4-4 Landmark), while Susquehanna falls to 5-11 (0-7 Landmark) in defeat.

April 30, 2016
Mariners Drop Both Games Of Home Landmark Doubleheader To Moravian On Senior Day
The USMMA baseball team lost both games of a home Landmark Conference doubleheader against Moravian on Saturday, as the Mariners were edged in the first game, 2-1, before falling in the second, 5-0. Merchant Marine falls to 11-23 (6-14 Landmark) on the season, while the Greyhounds improve to 20-19 (13-7 Landmark) with the wins.

April 30, 2016
Women's Lax Closes Remarkable Season With Road Loss At Susquehanna
The USMMA women’s lacrosse team lost its season-finale on the road at Susquehanna on Saturday, 14-9, at the Crusaders’ Sassafras Field. The Mariners end their best year in program history with an 8-6 overall record (0-6 Landmark), while Susquehanna improves to 8-8 (4-2 Landmark).

April 30, 2016
Women’s Track & Field Competes In TCNJ Lions’ Invitational Saturday
The USMMA women’s track & field team competed in the Lions’ Invitational on Saturday, hosted by The College of New Jersey.

April 30, 2016
Men's Lacrosse Ends Season With Home Loss To Susquehanna On Senior Day
The USMMA men’s lacrosse team ended the season on Saturday afternoon with a tough loss to visiting Susquehanna, 19-4, at Brooks Stadium. The Mariners finish the 2016 campaign with a 10-4 record (3-3 Landmark), while the Crusaders improve to 12-4 (5-1 Landmark) with the victory.

April 28, 2016
Women’s Lacrosse Secures Program’s First Winning Season With 19-14 Home Victory Over Old Westbury On Senior Night
The USMMA women’s lacrosse team defeated visiting non-conference foe Old Westbury on Thursday night, 19-14, at Brooks Stadium. The victory improves the Mariners’ record to 8-5 overall and guarantees the squad its first winning season in program history, while the Panthers fall to 5-11.

April 26, 2016
Mariners Down Bears, 10-9, In Overtime For Come-From-Behind Win On The Road
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s lacrosse team used a strong second half to erase a five-goal deficit and defeat arch-rival Coast Guard, 10-9, in overtime on the road Tuesday night. The win improves the Mariners’ record to 7-5 overall, while the Bears fall to 2-14 in defeat.

April 26, 2016
Reilly Named ECAC DIII Metro/Upstate Women’s Lacrosse Rookie Of The Week
On Tuesday, the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) announced that USMMA freshman midfielder Jessica Reilly (Sayville, N.Y.) was named the Division III Women’s Lacrosse Metro/Upstate Rookie of the Week. Reilly becomes the first Mariner in program history to earn this accolade.

April 26, 2016
Tuesday’s Non-Conference Game Against Lehman Cancelled
Due to poor field conditions at Lower Roosevelt Field and the threat of thunderstorms in the Kings Point area this afternoon, today’s home non-conference baseball game against Lehman College has been cancelled.

April 25, 2016
Coll’s Eight-Goal Performance Garners Landmark Athlete Of The Week Honors
On Monday, the Landmark Conference announced its Athletes of the Week for men’s lacrosse and USMMA sophomore attackman Pat Coll (Clifton Park, N.Y.) earned Offensive Athlete of the Week honors for the second time this season – he also garnered this accolade back on April 11.

April 24, 2016
Tennis Wins Home-Finale, 9-0, Over York (N.Y.) On Sunday
The USMMA tennis team hosted non-conference opponent York College (N.Y.) on Sunday afternoon at the Brooks Stadium Courts and defeated the Cardinals, 9-0, to improve its record to 6-5 on the season, while York falls to 0-11.

April 24, 2016
Late-Inning Rally Falls Short As Mariners Drop Rubber Game To Catholic, 6-5
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy baseball team lost the final game of its three-game set against Catholic on Sunday, 6-5, at Lower Roosevelt Field. In defeat, the Mariners fall to 11-21 (6-12 Landmark), while the Cardinals improve to 16-18 (7-11 Landmark).

April 23, 2016
Men's Lax Wins Thriller At Catholic, 14-13, In Double OT
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s lacrosse team defeated Landmark Conference opponent Catholic, 14-13, in double overtime on Saturday down in the Nation’s Capital. The win clinches a spot in the Landmark Conference Tournament for the Mariners, as they improve to 10-3 (3-2 Landmark), while CUA falls to 8-6 (2-3 Landmark) in defeat.

April 23, 2016
Baseball Splits Landmark Doubleheader Against Catholic Saturday
The USMMA baseball team split a Landmark Conference doubleheader against visiting Catholic on Saturday, winning the opener 7-6, before falling the second game, 5-1. The Mariners’ record moves to 11-20 (6-11 Landmark), while the Cardinals’ record moves to 15-18 (6-11 Landmark).

April 23, 2016
Mariners Record Three Top-Ten Finishes At ESU All-American Invite
The USMMA men’s track & field team traveled to Pennsylvania on Saturday to take part in East Stroudsburg University’s All-American Invitational at the Warriors’ Eiler-Martin Stadium. The Mariners produced three top-10 finishes at the event.

April 23, 2016
Tennis Drops Landmark Match To Goucher On Senior Day
The USMMA tennis team lost at home to Landmark Conference opponent Catholic on Saturday, 9-0. The loss drops the Mariners' record to an even 5-5 (3-4 Landmark) on the season, while the first place Gophers improve to 16-4 (8-0 Landmark).

April 23, 2016
Women's Lacrosse Falls At Home To Catholic Saturday In Landmark Action
The USMMA women’s lacrosse team lost a Landmark Conference contest to visiting Catholic, 21-2, on Saturday afternoon at Brooks Stadium. The defeat drops the Mariners’ record to 6-5 (0-5 Landmark), while the Cardinals improve to 8-7 (5-0 Landmark).

April 23, 2016
Women’s Track & Field Results From ESU’s All-American Invite Available
The USMMA women’s track & field team took part in the ESU All-American Invite on Saturday, hosted at Eiler-Martin Stadium on the campus of East Stroudsburg University.

April 20, 2016
Baseball Beats Rival SUNY Maritime In The Bronx, 12-5
The USMMA baseball team traveled just over the Throgs Neck Bridge to face future Skyline Conference rival SUNY Maritime College on Wednesday night and used a hot start to defeat the Privateers, 12-5. With the victory, the Mariners improve to 10-19, while Maritime falls to 19-10.

April 20, 2016
WLAX Produces Program-Best 20 Goals In Home Victory Over Moravian
The USMMA women’s lacrosse team reached the 20-goal mark in a single game for the first time in program history during its 20-13 home win over Moravian on Wednesday evening. The Mariners improve to 6-4 on the season, while the Greyhounds fall to 6-7.

April 20, 2016
Mariners Defeat Drew, 7-2, Wednesday On The Road
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy tennis team defeated Landmark Conference opponent Drew University, 7-2, on the road on Wednesday afternoon at the Drew Tennis Complex. The win improves the Mariners’ record to 5-4 (3-3 Landmark), while the Rangers fall to 6-9 (1-5 Landmark) in defeat.

April 18, 2016
Mariners Earn First Ever Road Victory, 19-3, At Saint Elizabeth
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women's lacrosse team won on the road for the first time in program history on Monday afternoon, topping the College of Saint Elizabeth, 19-3, in New Jersey. The Mariners improve to 5-4 on the season with the victory, while the Eagles fall to 1-10.

April 17, 2016
Seniors Shine For Men’s Track & Field At Coach O Invite On Senior Day
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s track & field team hosted the Coach Omelchenko Invitational on Sunday at Brooks Stadium. Before the event started, the Mariners paid tribute to their four graduating seniors with a special Senior Day Ceremony - Michael Dittmer (Clifton Park, N.Y.), Kenneth Pressey (Yorktown, Va.), Nathan Robbins (Los Alamos, N.M.) and Tomas Sanchez (Manati, P.R.).

April 17, 2016
Mariners Record Two Top-15 Finishes While Hosting Coach O Invite Sunday
The USMMA women’s track & field team hosted the Coach Omeltchenko Invitational Meet on Sunday at Brooks Stadium. The Mariners had two top-15 finishes at the event during the beautiful spring day.

April 17, 2016
Tennis Swept By Juniata On The Road Sunday
The USMMA tennis team lost on the road to Landmark Conference opponent Juniata on Sunday, 9-0. The setback drops the Mariners’ record to an even 4-4 (2-3 Landmark) on the season, while the Eagles improve to 10-7 (5-1 Landmark).

April 17, 2016
Mariners Fall In Rubber Game At Elizabethtown On Sunday
On Sunday, the USMMA baseball team wrapped up its three-game Landmark Conference series at Elizabethtown by suffering a 17-1 loss to the Blue Jays. In defeat, the Mariners fall to 9-19 (5-10 Landmark), while ETown improves to 18-13 (9-6 Landmark).

April 16, 2016
Baseball Splits Landmark Doubleheader At Elizabethtown
The USMMA baseball team split a Landmark Conference doubleheader at Elizabethtown on Saturday, dropping the first game, 3-2, but rebounding to take the second, 4-3. The split moves the Mariners’ record to 9-18 (5-9 Landmark).

April 16, 2016
Tennis Falls At Scranton, 7-2, Saturday Afternoon
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy tennis team lost a Landmark conference road match-up at Scranton, 7-2. The loss drops the Mariners to 4-3 (2-1 Landmark), while the Royals improve to 4-8 (1-2 Landmark).

April 16, 2016
Women’s Lax Drops Home Affair To Scranton On Saturday
The USMMA women's lacrosse team lost at home in a Landmark Conference contest against Scranton University, 20-4, on Saturday afternoon at Brooks Stadium. The Mariners fall to 4-4 (0-4 Landmark) in defeat, while the Lady Royals improves to 7-5 (2-1 Landmark).

April 16, 2016
Men’s Lacrosse Suffers Setback At Scranton
The USMMA men’s lacrosse team lost its Landmark Conference game on Saturday afternoon at the University of Scranton by the final score of 20-5. The Mariners fall to 9-3 (2-2 Landmark) on the season, while the Royals improve to 11-3 (3-1 Landmark).

April 13, 2016
Mariners Defeat Rival SUNY Maritime, 14-9, For First “Sound Shootout” Victory
On Wednesday, the USMMA women’s lacrosse team triumphed over local and future Skyline Conference rival SUNY Maritime College, 14-9, to earn its first victory over the Privateers in the series nicknamed the “Sound Shootout.” With the win, the Mariners improve to 4-3, while Maritime falls to 3-5 in defeat.

April 13, 2016
Baseball Falls To Scranton In Series Finale On Wednesday
The USMMA baseball team closed out its Landmark series with Scranton on Wednesday afternoon losing by the score of 11-0. With the loss, the Mariners fall to 8-17 (4-8 Landmark) on the year and the Royals improve to 11-12 (6-6 Landmark).

April 12, 2016
Trio Of Mariners Earn Landmark & ECAC Weekly Honors
The Landmark Conference on Monday announced that two members of the USMMA men’s lacrosse team were named the league’s Athletes of the Week. Sophomore attacker Pat Coll (Clifton Park, N.Y.) took home offensive honors, while senior goalie Kevin Young (Springfield, Va.) earned the accolade on the defensive side.

April 12, 2016
Spinnenweber Named Landmark Pitcher Of The Week
On Monday, the Landmark Conference announced that USMMA freshman starting pitcher Andrew Spinnenweber (Pasadena, Md.) was named the league’s Pitcher of the Week for the week ending April 10. The honor, which is the first of the rookie’s career, comes after his performance in the second game of the Mariners’ doubleheader sweep of Landmark opponent Scranton on Sunday.

April 10, 2016
Mariners Sweep Scranton Sunday In Landmark Doubleheader
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy baseball team took two Landmark Conference games in a league doubleheader over Scranton on Sunday afternoon, winning the opener 11-4, before coming out on top in the second game, 9-2. The victories improve the Mariners to 8-16 (4-7 Landmark), while the Royals fall to 10-12 (5-6 Landmark).

April 10, 2016
Tennis Edged By Moravian, 5-4, Sunday At Home
On Sunday, the USMMA tennis team lost its home Landmark Conference match to Moravian College, 5-4, at the Brooks Stadium Courts. In defeat, the Mariners fall to 4-2 (2-1 Landmark), while the Greyhounds improve to 8-4 (2-2 Landmark) with the victory.

April 9, 2016
Men’s Lacrosse Doubles Up Drew, 12-6, At Home On Saturday
The USMMA men’s lacrosse team defeated visiting Landmark Conference foe Drew University, 12-6, on a wet Saturday afternoon at Brooks Stadium. The Mariners improve to 9-2 on the season (2-1 in Landmark action), while the Rangers fall to 1-10 (0-4 Landmark).

April 9, 2016
Women’s Lacrosse Falls To Drew, 18-6, Saturday Afternoon
The USMMA women's lacrosse team lost on the road in a Landmark Conference contest at Drew University, 18-6, on Saturday afternoon. The Mariners fall to 3-3 (0-3 Landmark) in defeat, while Drew improves to 3-9 (1-2 Landmark).

April 8, 2016
Mariners Down Sage, 13-7, Friday Night At Home
The USMMA women’s lacrosse team defeated future Skyline Conference rival The Sage Colleges, 13-7, in non-conference action on Friday night at Brooks Stadium. The win improves the Mariners’ record to 3-2 on the season, while the Gators fall to 3-5.

April 7, 2016
Second-Straight Tennis Match Affected By Inclement Weather - Moravian Match Moved To Sunday
Both USMMA home tennis matches matches scheduled for this week have been affected by a string of inclement weather in the area. Thursday, April 7, against Berkeley College been cancelled due to inclement weather. The match will not be made up.

April 6, 2016
Renard, Coll & Treon Power Mariners Past SUNY Maritime For Eighth-Straight Hagedorn Cup Victory
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men's lacrosse team won its non-conference showdown with Cross-Sound rival SUNY Maritime College on Wednesday night at Brooks Stadium, 18-12, to capture its eighth-straight Hagedorn Cup.

April 6, 2016
Baseball Loses Non-Conference Game At Staten Island, 9-6
Despite a late rally with five runs in the last four innings, the USMMA baseball team dropped a non-conference tilt at the College of Staten Island on Wednesday night by the final score of 9-6. The loss drops the Mariners to 6-16 on the season, while the Dolphins improve to 12-9.

April 4, 2016
Gizzi Named Landmark WLAX Defensive Athlete Of The Week Monday
For the second time this season, USMMA freshman goalie Hannah Gizzi (Finksburg, Md.) was named the Landmark Conference Women’s Lacrosse Defensive Athlete of the week, the league announced on Monday. The honor comes after the rookie’s performance in the Mariners’ lone game of the week last week – a tough 17-16 home loss to Landmark foe Elizabethtown on Saturday.

April 4, 2016
USMMA Athletics Committed To It’s On Us Campaign During Sexual Assault Awareness Month And Division III Week
Over the last month, several members of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC), along with a number of coaches and first-year Athletic Director Mo White came together to produce an important public service announcement regarding Sexual Assault Awareness and the It’s On Us Campaign.

April 3, 2016
Mariners Drop Rubber Game To Susquehanna On Sunday
The USMMA baseball team lost the rubber game of its three-game Landmark Conference series on Sunday to visiting Susquehanna University, 25-7, at Lower Roosevelt Field. In defeat, the Mariners fall to 6-15 (2-7 Landmark), while the Crusaders improve to 15-9 (8-1 Landmark).

April 2, 2016
Baseball Splits Doubleheader Against First-Place Susquehanna
The USMMA baseball team split its Landmark Conference doubleheader against first-place Susquehanna on Saturday at Lower Roosevelt Field. The Mariners bested the Crusaders, 13-5, in the opener for their first win over Susquehanna since 2013, however, despite a late rally, the Crusaders took the second game, 6-4. Merchant Marine’s record moves to 6-14 (2-6 Landmark), while Susquehanna moves to 14-9 (7-1 Landmark).

April 2, 2016
Men’s Track & Field Places 10th At CGA Spring Invite
The USMMA men’s track & field team came in 10th place at the CGA Spring Invite on Saturday, hosted by arch-rival Coast Guard. The Mariners, who racked up 24 points on the day, had six top-10 finishes at the event, including a second-place showing by senior Tomas Sanchez (Manati, P.R.) in the 400 meter run.

April 2, 2016
Miller Leads Women’s T&F At CGA Spring Invite Saturday
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s track & field team competed in the CGA Spring Invitational, hosted by Coast Guard, on Saturday and had three top-10 finishes to place in 12th in the full field of teams with nine points.

April 2, 2016
Men’s Lax Falls To First-Place Elizabethtown On The Road, 17-10
The USMMA men's lacrosse team lost a road conference game against Elizabethtown College, 17-10, on Saturday afternoon. The loss drops Merchant Marine's record to 7-2 (1-1, Landmark), while the Blue Jays improve to 8-3 (3-0, Landamrk).

April 2, 2016
Women’s Lacrosse Suffers Heartbreaking Loss To E-Town, 17-16, Saturday
Despite a strong first half, the USMMA women’s lacrosse team lost a heartbreaker to Landmark Conference rival Elizabethtown on Saturday afternoon at Brooks Stadium, 17-16, in an exciting affair. The Mariners’ record drops to 2-2 (0-2 Landmark), while the Blue Jays improve to 4-5 (1-1 Landmark).

April 1, 2016
Saturday’s Home Tennis Match Against Catholic Moved To 7 p.m. At Off-Campus Site
Due to forecasted rain showers, Saturday’s Landmark Conference tennis match between the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and the Catholic University of America has been pushed back to a 7 p.m. start and will now be played at the indoors courts at nearby Great Neck Estates Park.

March 31, 2016
Mariners Sink St. Joseph’s (L.I.), 11-5, With Strong Late Innings
On Thursday, the USMMA baseball team hosted St. Joseph’s of Long Island in a non-conference showdown at Lower Roosevelt Field and used a strong late-inning comeback to top the Golden Eagles, 11-5. The win improves the Mariners to 5-13, while SJC falls to 9-6 in defeat.

March 30, 2016
Mariners Sweep John Jay In Home-Opener
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy tennis team hosted the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in its home-opener on Wednesday afternoon at the Brooks Stadium Courts. The Mariners defeated the Bloodhounds, 9-0, to improve to 2-1 on the season, while John Jay falls to 1-5.

March 29, 2016
Mariners Cruise To 14-7 Road Win Over WestConn
The USMMA men's lacrosse team sailed past Western Connecticut State, 14-7, on Tuesday evening in a non-conference matchup at the Colonials’ Western Athletic Complex. With the victory, the Mariners improve to 7-1 on the season, while WestConn falls to 1-5 in defeat.

March 29, 2016
Mariners Lose At Farmingdale State, 9-3, Tuesday Night
The USMMA baseball team fell to non-conference opponent Farmingdale State, 9-3, on the road Tuesday night. The Mariners’ record falls to 4-13 on the season in defeat, while the Rams improve to 4-9.

March 29, 2016
Wednesday’s Women’s Lacrosse Game Against Albertus Magnus Postponed
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s lacrosse game against Albertus Magnus College that was scheduled for tomorrow night, Wednesday, March 30, has been postponed.

March 28, 2016
Landmark Honors Cole As Men’s Track & Field Athlete Of The Week
The Landmark Conference announced the men’s track & field weekly honors on Monday and USMMA freshman long distance runner Connor Cole (Alpharetta, Ga.) was named the Athlete of the Week after his performance in the Mariners’ outdoor season opening meet on Saturday at Monmouth University in New Jersey.

March 28, 2016
Young Named Landmark MLAX Defensive Athlete Of The Week
On Monday, the Landmark Conference announced the men’s lacrosse weekly honors and USMMA senior goalie Kevin Young (Springfield, Va.) was named the Defensive Athlete of the Week after his performances in the Mariners’ two home victories last week over Manhattanville on Wednesday and Goucher on Saturday.

March 26, 2016
Young’s 17-Save Performance Backstops Mariners To 15-5 Win Over Goucher
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s lacrosse team triumphed over visiting Goucher College, 15-5, on Saturday at Brooks Stadium in the Mariners’ Landmark Conference opener. With the victory, the Mariners improve to 6-1 (1-0 Landmark) on the season, while the Gophers fall to 7-3 (0-2 Landmark) in defeat.

March 26, 2016
Mariners Have Four Top 10 Finishes At Monmouth Season Opener
The USMMA men’s track & field team opened the outdoor season at the 21st Annual Monmouth Season Opener on Saturday. The Mariners recorded four top 10 finishes at the primarily Division I event.

March 26, 2016
Women’s Lax Falls At Goucher, 14-4, In First Conference Game Of Season
The USMMA women's lacrosse team lost on the road in a Landmark Conference contest at Goucher College on Saturday at the Gophers’ Beldon Field, 14-4. The Mariners fall to 2-1 (0-1 Landmark) with the defeat, while Goucher improves to 5-4 (1-0 Landmark).

March 26, 2016
Baseball Swept By Drew Saturday In Landmark Doubleheader
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy baseball team lost both games of a Landmark Conference doubleheader on Saturday to visiting Drew University – dropping the opener 3-2, before falling in the second game, 4-2. The losses drop the Mariners to 4-12 (1-5 Landmark), while the Rangers improve to 9-10 (3-3 Landmark) after their three-game sweep.

March 26, 2016
Women’s Track & Field Competes At Monmouth Season Opener Saturday
The USMMA women’s track & field team took part in the Monmouth 21st Annual Monmouth Season Opener along with a primarily Division I field of opponents in New Jersey on Saturday.

March 25, 2016
Game One Goes To Drew, 5-2, Friday In Landmark Series-Opener
The USMMA baseball team dropped its Landmark series-opener to Drew, 5-2, on Friday afternoon at Lower Roosevelt Field. In defeat, the Mariners fall to 4-10 (1-3 Landmark), while the Rangers improve to 7-10 (1-3 Landmark).

March 24, 2016
Tennis Falters At Coast Guard Thursday Afternoon
On Thursday, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy tennis team lost a non-conference road match-up at arch-rival Coast Guard, 9-0. The loss drops the Mariners to 1-1 on the young season, while the Bears improve to 5-1.

March 23, 2016
Men’s Lax Sails Past Manhattanville, 19-9, For Best Start In Over 20 Seasons
The USMMA men’s lacrosse team defeated visiting non-conference opponent Manhattanville College on Wednesday night at Brooks Stadium by the final score of 19-9. With the win, the Mariners improve to 5-1 on the season – the program’s best start in over 20 years. Manhattanville’s record falls to an even 3-3 in defeat.

March 23, 2016
Mariner Baseball Team Visits Children’s Hospital During Florida Trip
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) baseball team brought some joy to children being treated at the Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida during their spring trip to Fort Myers earlier this month.

March 22, 2016
Mariners Win Home-Opener Over John Jay, 16-14, In Eight Innings
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy baseball team won its home-opener over visiting, non-conference foe John Jay College, 16-14, at Lower Roosevelt Field on Tuesday. The victory, which came in a darkness-shortened eight innings, improves the Mariners’ record to 4-9 on the season, while the Bloodhounds fall to 1-12.

March 22, 2016
Tennis Opens Season With 9-0 Sweep Of Lehman Tuesday
The USMMA tennis team opened the 2016 season with a 9-0 victory over non-conference opponent Lehman University on Tuesday.

March 22, 2016
Treon Earns Landmark Men’s Lacrosse Weekly Honor
The Landmark Conference selected the Athletes of the Week for men’s lacrosse on Monday and USMMA sophomore attackman Nick Treon () garnered the Offensive weekly award. The honor comes after Treon led the Mariners with 14 points over their two victories last week – a 9-5 win over Concordia Wisconsin on Wednesday and a 21-6 triumph over Mount St. Vincent on Thursday night.

March 22, 2016
Willard And Gizzi Named Mariners’ First Ever Landmark WLAX Athletes Of The Week
On Monday, the Landmark Conference announced the women’s lacrosse Athletes of the Week and, for the first time in program history, members of the USMMA WLAX team were honored. Freshman Meredith Willard (Portland, Maine) was selected as the Offensive Athlete of the Week, while classmate Hannah Gizzi (Finksburg, Md.) earned Defensive Athlete of Week accolades.

March 21, 2016
Fisher, Maye & Twito Earn NWCA Scholar All-American Honors; Mariners Rank 22nd In Nation For Team GPA
Earlier this month during the NCAA Division III Wrestling National Championships in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) revealed the 2016 Scholar All-Americans and USMMA had three wrestlers earn the prestigious honor – seniors Ricky Fisher (Nashville, Tenn.) and Mike Maye (Pearl River, N.Y.) and junior Nathan Twito (Ames, Iowa).

March 21, 2016
20 Mariners Named To Landmark Conference Winter Academic Honor Roll
Earlier this month, the Landmark Conference announced that 309 winter student-athletes from the league were named to the conference’s Academic Honor Roll. USMMA placed 20 midshipmen on the list, including at least one from five different winter teams.

March 20, 2016
Women’s Lacrosse Blanks Maine Maritime, 16-0, For First Ever Multi-Win Season
On Sunday, the USMMA women’s lacrosse team faced industry-rival school Maine Maritime in a “neutral-site game” at Brooks Stadium. Merchant Marine shut out Maine Maritime by the final score of 16-0 to record its first two-game win streak ever, and it’s also the first time that the program has had multiple wins in a single season. USMMA improves to 2-0, while Maine Maritime falls to 0-4.

March 20, 2016
Baseball Drops Rubber-Game At Juniata On Sunday
The USMMA baseball team lost the rubber-game of its Landmark-opening series against Juniata on Sunday, 9-8, in walk-off fashion in the bottom of the ninth after rallying to tie the score in the top of the ninth. The Mariners fall to 3-9 (1-2 Landmark) in defeat, while the Eagles improve to 5-9 (2-1 Landmark).

March 19, 2016
Baseball Drops Opener At Juniata; Wins Second Game For Spilt
The USMMA baseball team split a Landmark Conference doubleheader on Saturday at Juniata – losing the first game, 9-0, but responding with a 5-1 win in the second. The Mariners' record moves to 3-8 (1-1 Landmark), while the Eagles move to 4-9 (1-1 Landmark).

March 16, 2016
Porter Earns Two All-American Honors At NCAA Championships
Senior diver Gerrit Porter (Houston, Texaxs) is down at the NCAA Division III Swimming & Diving Championship Meet in Greensboro, N.C., this week. Stay logged on to this page for updates throughout the week.

March 17, 2016
Men’s Lacrosse Upends Mount St. Vincent, 21-6, On St. Patrick’s Day
On Thursday, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s lacrosse team defeated the College of Mount St. Vincent, 21-6, at Brooks Stadium, for its third-straight victory. With the win, the Mariners improve to 4-1 on the season, while the Dolphins fall to 1-5.

March 16, 2016
Mariners Down Concordia Wisconsin, 9-5, Wednesday In Home-Opener
The USMMA men’s lacrosse team defeated visiting Concordia Wisconsin, 9-5, on Wednesday evening in the Mariners’ 2016 home-opener at Brooks Stadium. The win improves Merchant Marine to 3-1 on the season, while the Falcons fall to 4-2.

March 15, 2016
Women’s Lacrosse Opens Season With 12-10 Victory Over Purchase
Thanks to a strong second half, the USMMA women’s lacrosse team started the 2016 season off on a good note on Tuesday night with a 12-10 victory over Purchase College at Brooks Stadium. The Mariners trailed the Panthers, 5-3, after the first 30 minutes, but outscored the visitors, 9-5, in the second half for the win.

March 15, 2016
NCAA Championship Preview: Porter Ready For Task Ahead At Nationals
U.S. Merchant Marine Academy senior diver Gerrit Porter (Houston, Texas) will be representing the Mariner men’s swimming & diving team this week at the NCAA Division III National Championship Meet down in Greensboro, N.C., along with diving coach Johan Lopez.

March 15, 2016
Mariners Fall To Baruch, 7-1, Tuesday Afternoon
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy baseball team lost its first game in New York this season, 7-1, to non-conference opponent Baruch on Tuesday afternoon at MCU Park in Coney Island. In defeat, the Mariners fall to 2-7 on the season, while the Bearcats improve to 5-7.

March 14, 2016
Men’s Tennis 2016 Schedule Released Monday
The USMMA 2016 men’s tennis schedule was released on Monday. The slate features 14 head-to-head matches over the next month and a half, including eight against Landmark Conference opponents in the Mariners’ last season in the league before moving to the Skyline Conference for the 2016-17 academic year.

March 11, 2016
All-American Ricky Fisher Places Sixth In The Nation At NCAA Championships
Senior Ricky Fisher (Nashville, Tenn.) ended his career as an All-American after he placed sixth in the nation in the 197-pound bracket at the NCAA National Championship Meet this weekend. Fisher compiled an overall record of 4-3 at the two-day event. As a team, the Mariners currently sit in 30th place in the nation with the 10.5 points that Fisher earned this weekend.

March 12, 2016
Baseball Splits Final Doubleheader In Florida With Gettysburg
The USMMA baseball team split its doubleheader with Gettysburg College on Saturday in its final day of action at the Gene Cusic Collegiate Classic. Led by a complete game victory by junior Patrick Morgan (Roxboro, N.C.), the Mariners took game one, 6-2, but lost the second game, 4-2. With the split, Merchant Marine’s record moves to 2-6 overall, while the Bullets move to 7-4.

March 11, 2016
Fisher Moves On To Day Two Of Nationals After Three Wins On Friday, Earns All-American Distinction
On Friday, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy senior wrestler Ricky Fisher (Nashville, Tenn.) won three of his four bouts at the NCAA National Championship Meet and has earned All-American distinction. Fisher will now continue on to the second day of competition with a chance to finish as high as third in the nation.

March 11, 2016
Men’s Lax Defeats Emmanuel, 16-11, To End Spring Break On A High Note
The USMMA men's lacrosse team topped Emmanuel College, 16-11, on Friday afternoon in its final day of action of its Spring Break trip down in South Carolina. With the victory, the Mariners move to 2-1 on the season, while the Saints fall to 1-4.

March 11, 2016
Mariners Drop Single Game To Wabash, 6-5, Friday Morning
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy baseball team lost a single, nine-inning game to Wabash, 6-5, on Friday morning in its fourth day of competition down at the Gene Cusic Collegiate Classic in Florida. The Mariners fall to 1-5 on the young season, while the Little Giants improve to 4-7.

March 10, 2016
NCAA Championship Preview: Fisher Primed For His Final National Tournament Appearance
USMMA senior wrestler Ricky Fisher (Nashville, Tenn.) will travel to Cedar Rapids, Iowa, this weekend to take part in the NCAA Division III National Championship Meet, hosted by Cornell College at the U.S. Cellular Center. It’s the second straight year that Fisher will represent the Mariners at the national event.

March 9, 2016
Baseball Swept By Elms On Wednesday
On Wednesday, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy baseball team continued action in the 2016 Gene Cusic Collegiate Classic down in Florida with a doubleheader against Elms College. The Mariners were edged by the Blazers, 3-2, in the first game, before falling by the final score of 5-1 in the second of the twin-bill. In defeat, the Mariners fall to 1-4 overall on the season, while Elms wins their sixth and seventh straight games to improve to 7-1.

March 9, 2016
Men’s Lacrosse Falls To Alfred, 15-6, Down In South Carolina
The USMMA men’s lacrosse team lost a neutral-site game against Alfred University, 15-6, in the Mariners’ first game of their Spring Break trip down in South Carolina. The loss drops Merchant Marine’s record to 1-1 overall, while the Saxons improve to 3-1.

March 7, 2016
Simensky Unveils 2016 Women’s Lacrosse Schedule
On Monday, USMMA women’s lacrosse head coach Kyle Simensky released the Mariners’ scheduled for the upcoming 2016 season, his fourth year at the helm of the program. The 2016 campaign features 15 games, including nine home games to be played at Brooks Stadium, five road games and one neutral site game.

March 7, 2016
Despite Late-Inning Comeback, Mariners Fall To Bears In Rubber Game, 14-13
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy baseball team scored 11 runs over the eighth and ninth innings to come back and tie arch-rival Coast Guard 13-13, but the Bears scored the game-winning run quickly in the bottom of the ninth to earn the victory in the rubber game of the three-game set.

March 6, 2016
Baseball Splits Season-Opening Doubleheader With Coast Guard
The USMMA baseball team opened the 2016 season on Sunday with a doubleheader against arch-rival Coast Guard in the Mariners’ first contests of the Gene Cusic Collegiate Classic down in Florida. Merchant Marine dropped the first game, 7-6, but rebounded to take the second, 5-4, setting up a rubber game on Monday for the point in the standings towards the 2015-16 Superintendents’ Trophy.

March 5, 2016
Pressey Competes At ECAC Indoor Championship Meet Saturday
USMMA senior Kenneth Pressey (Yorktown, Va.) competed in the 2016 Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Indoor Championship Meet on Saturday at the Ocean Breeze T&F Athletic Complex.

March 3, 2016
Sanchez And Neumann Earn Second Team All-Landmark Accolades
Earlier this week, the Landmark Conference announced the postseason awards for men’s and women’s track & field and USMMA had two representatives from the men’s squad earn spots on the Second Team All-Landmark – senior Tomas Sanchez (Manati, P.R.) and sophomore Blase Neumann (Spokane, Wash.).

February 28, 2016
Fisher Qualifies For NCAA Championships After Second-Place Finish At Regionals; Twito And Maye Named Alternates
For the second-straight day a USMMA student-athlete has qualified for the NCAA National Championships, as today it was senior wrestler Ricky Fisher (Nashville, Tenn.) that earned a spot at Nationals with his second-place finish at 197 at the NCAA East Regional Meet this weekend, hosted by Washington and Lee University.

February 26, 2016
Porter Qualifies For Nationals To Highlight Mariners’ Weekend At NCAA Diving Regionals
This weekend, USMMA diving coach Johan Lopez took the three Mariner divers that qualified for the NCAA Diving Regionals up to Wellesley College for a chance to send them through to Nationals. Senior Gerrit Porter (Houston, Texas) placed first in the one-meter dive on Friday and second in the three-meter dive on Saturday to qualify for the NCAA National Championship.

February 27, 2016
MLAX Opens Season With 16-13 Win Over Coast Guard On Saturday
The USMMA men's lacrosse team defeated rival Coast Guard, 16-13, on Saturday in the 2016 season-opener at the Bears' Cadet Memorial Field. The Mariners open the year with a 1-0 record, while USCGA falls to 1-1.

February 27, 2016
Mariner Men Earn Two Silvers, One Bronze In Fifth-Place Showing At Landmark Championships
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s track & field team competed in the 2016 Landmark Conference Championship Meet on Saturday, hosted by Susquehanna University. The Mariner men had two silver medalists and one bronze medalist, while picking up 36 points to finish in fifth place overall at the event.

February 27, 2016
Seven Wrestlers Still Vying For Spots In Nationals After Day One Of NCAA East Regionals
The USMMA men’s wrestling team has seven wrestlers remaining to battle for qualifying spots into the NCAA Tournament after the first day of the East Regionals on Saturday, hosted by Washington & Lee.

February 27, 2016
Miller Sets New 400 Meter Academy Record At Landmark Championships
The USMMA women’s track & field team came in seventh place at the 2016 Landmark Conference Championship Meet, hosted by Susquehanna University on Saturday in Pennsylvania. Sophomore Alex Miller (Stevensville, Mich.) broke the Academy record in the 400 meter run with a time of 1:03.44.

February 25, 2016
Tedesco Recognized As ASCA Coach Of Excellence For Fourth-Straight Year
Last week, the American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA) recognized U.S. Merchant Marine Academy 16th-year head swimming & diving coach Sean Tedesco as a Coach of Excellence for the calendar year 2015 for his work with the Mariner swim & dive programs.

February 24, 2016
Notebaert Releases 2016 Baseball Schedule
On Wednesday, USMMA baseball eighth-year head coach Michael Notebaert announced the scheduled for the Mariners’ upcoming 2016 season. The slate features 38 regular season games, including 15 at home at Lower Roosevelt Field, 15 road games and eight neutral site games down in Fort Myers, Fla., as part of the 2016 Gene Cusic Collegiate Classic.

February 24, 2016
Macedo & Fentress Earn ECAC DIII Metro Swim & Dive Weekly Accolades
The Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) announced that USMMA freshman Matheus Macedo (Elk Grove, Calif.) was named the DIII Metro Men’s Rookie of the Week, while junior Blythe Fentress (Shady Shores, Texas) earned DIII Metro Diver of the Week honors on the women’s side.

February 19, 2016
Five Mariners Earn NCAA Cuts And An Academy Record Falls At Metropolitan Championship Meet
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s swimming & diving team took part in the competitive Metropolitan Collegiate Championship Meet this past weekend in New Jersey at Rutgers University. The event featured one Division I team, numerous Division II teams and several Division III teams. The Marines closed out the meet in fifth place overall and third out of D3 teams.

February 19, 2016
Women’s Swim & Dive Notches Three NCAA Cuts, Eight New Academy Records And One First-Place Finish At Mets Championships
The USMMA women’s swimming & diving team competed at the competitive very competitive Metropolitan Championship Meet this past weekend at the Rutgers Aquatic Center. The event featured one Division I team, numerous Division II teams and several Division III teams. After the three days, the Mariners finished in eighth place overall and fifth out of D3 teams.

February 21, 2016
Mariner Women Fall To Catholic Sunday In Final Game Of Season
The USMMA women’s basketball team lost its final game of the season on the road at Catholic, 67-47, on Sunday at the DuFour Center in Landmark Conference action. In defeat, the Mariners end the year with a 9-16 (2-14 Landmark) record, while the Cardinals improve to 16-9 (11-5 Landmark) and earn the #3 seed in the upcoming Landmark Conference Tournament.

February 21, 2016
Mariners’ Season Ends With 80-61 Loss At Catholic On Sunday
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s basketball team ended the 2015-16 season on Sunday with a road loss at Landmark Conference opponent Catholic, 80-61, at the Cardinals’ DuFour Center. The Mariners finish the year with an 11-14 record, which is a two-win improvement over last season, including a 6-10 record in Landmark action. The Cardinals improve to 20-5 (13-3 Landmark) and have earned the #1 seed in the upcoming Landmark Conference Tournament.

February 20, 2016
WBB Loses To Goucher Saturday In Late-Season Landmark Action
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s basketball team lost on the road in a Landmark Conference matchup to host Goucher, 75-54, on Saturday at the Gophers’ Decker Sports & Rec. Center. The loss brings the Mariners to 9-14 (2-12 Landmark), while Goucher improves to 8-16 (3-12 Landmark).

February 20, 2016
Men’s Basketball Suffers 78-67 Road Loss At Goucher
The USMMA men’s basketball team lost a road, Landmark Conference game on Saturday at Goucher, 78-67, at the Gophers’ Decker Sports & Recreation Center. The Mariners fall to 11-13 (6-9 Landmark) on the season, while Goucher improves to 10-15 (6-10 Landmark).

February 19, 2016
A Look At The 2016 Men’s Lacrosse Schedule
The 2016 U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s lacrosse schedule features a total of 15 regular season contests beginning next Saturday, Feb. 27, and ending on Saturday, April 30. 26th-year head coach Tom Gill will look to improve on the Mariners’ 7-7 finish in 2015, which included a 3-4 mark in Landmark Conference action, as the team hopes to reach the Landmark Tournament for the first time since the 2013 season.

February 18, 2016
Four Mariners Nab All-Centennial Postseason Accolades; Twito & Fisher Earn Academic Honors As Well
The Centennial Conference announced the 2015-16 postseason awards for wrestling on Wednesday and four Mariners were recognized by the conference, while two of the four were also named to the 2016 Centennial Conference Academic Honor Roll.

February 18, 2016
Landmark Conference Announces Swimming & Diving Postseason Honors
Earlier this week, the Landmark Conference announced the complete list of postseason honors for men’s and women’s swimming & diving and USMMA had a total of 17 student-athletes and the coaching staff honored.

February 17, 2016
WBB Drops Home-Finale To #4 Scranton, 56-42, On Think Pink Night
On Wednesday, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s basketball team played its home-finale against undefeated and #4-nationally ranked University of Scranton in a Landmark Conference contest at the Liebertz Gymnasium. The Mariners lost by the final score of 56-42, and fall to 9-14 (2-12 Landmark) on the season, while the Lady Royals improve to 24-0 (15-0 Landmark).

February 14, 2016
Men’s Swimming & Diving Wins Ninth-Straight Landmark Title!
For the ninth-straight year, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s swimming & diving team has earned the Landmark Conference Championship! It was also the 18th-straight conference title for the program, with the last 15 year with head coach Sean Tedesco at the reins.

February 15, 2016
Women’s Basketball Drops Landmark Road Game At Moravian
The USMMA women’s basketball team lost on the road at Landmark Conference opponent Moravian College, 73-51, on Monday night at the Greyhounds’ Johnston Hall. The Mariners’ record drops to 9-13 (2-11 Landmark) on the season, while Moravian improves to 18-6 (11-4 Landmark).

February 15, 2016
Mariners Lose To Moravian On The Road Monday Night
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s basketball team dropped its Landmark Conference game on the road Monday night at Moravian College, 87-77. In defeat, the Mariners fall to 11-12 (6-8 Landmark), while the Greyhounds improve to 10-13 (5-10 Landmark).

February 12, 2016
Women’s Swimming & Diving Places Third At 2016 Landmark Championship Meet
The USMMA women’s swimming & diving team finished the 2016 Landmark Conference Championship Meet on Sunday and came in third place overall out of the eight teams competing with a total of 470 points. The Mariners crowned one more individual champion on Sunday and had two more Academy records broken.

February 13, 2016
Men’s Swim & Dive: Saturday Landmark Championships Update – Mariners Remain In First By Healthy Margin
The USMMA men’s swimming & diving team is two-thirds of the way to its ninth-straight Landmark Conference Championships, as they hold a healthy 240-point lead over second place Catholic after two days of action. The Mariners claimed four more first-place finishes today and had three team members earn NCAA-cut times.

February 14, 2016
Women’s Swim & Dive: Saturday Landmark Championships Update – Mariners Stay In Third Place
The USMMA women’s swimming & diving team continued action at the Landmark Conference Championship Meet on Saturday and crowned another two conference champions and had a two records broken throughout the day. Through 28 events, the Mariners remain in third place with 363 points, sitting behind first place Susquehanna (598) and second place Catholic (441).

February 13, 2016
Men’s T&F Wraps Up Busy Weekend At Monmouth Collegiate Open Saturday
The USMMA men’s track & field team sent 14 guys down to Monmouth University on Saturday to compete in the Monmouth Collegiate Open. Freshman Severin Blenkush () led the way for the Mariners with the squad’s top finish of the day.

February 13, 2016
Miller & Ramirez Represent Mariners At Monmouth Collegiate Open Saturday
The USMMA women’s track & field team was represented by sophomore Alex Miller (Stevensville, Mich.) and freshman Kelsey Ramirez (Stevensville, Mich.) on Saturday down at the Monmouth Collegiate Open.

February 13, 2016
Mariners Take Second At Centennial Champs Behind Twito’s & Fisher’s Individual Titles
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy wrestling team had a great day at the 2016 Centennial Conference Championship Meet on Saturday, hosted by McDaniel College. The Mariners had six wrestlers place in the top three in their brackets, including two individual champions, as the squad finished the event in second place with 69.5 points. Stevens won the team championship with 121 points.

February 13, 2016
Smith Drains 1,000th Career Point In Road Loss To Juniata
It didn’t take long for USMMA senior David Smith (Lakewood, Wash.) to notch his first basket on Saturday and become the 27th Mariner in program history to score 1,000 points. In typical fashion for the forward, he nailed a three-pointer just under two minutes into the Landmark Conference road game at Juniata. Smith finished the day with 13 points, but it wasn’t enough as the Eagles earned an 86-69 victory. The loss drops the Mariners to 11-11 (6-7 Landmark), while Juniata improves to 15-8 (8-6 Landmark).

February 13, 2016
WBB Falls To Juniata Saturday In Landmark Battle
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s basketball team lost on the road in a Landmark Conference matchup to host Juniata, 72-50, on Saturday at the Eagles’ Memorial Gymnasium. The loss drops the Mariners to 9-12 (2-10 Landmark), while the Eagles improve to 8-15 (3-11 Landmark).

February 12, 2016
Men’s Swim & Dive: Friday Landmark Championships Update – Mariners Atop Field After Day One
The USMMA men’s swimming & diving team sits in first place after day one of competition at the 2016 Landmark Conference Championships. The Mariners also crowned Conference Champions in two events, while a total of 17 Mariners made it through preliminaries to the finals.

February 12, 2016
Women’s Swim & Dive: Friday Landmark Championships Update – Mariners Sit In Third Place
The USMMA women?s swimming & diving team completed the first day of the 2016 Landmark Championship Meet on Friday and crowned one Conference Champion, as junior Blythe Fentress (Shady Shores, Texas) won the three-meter dive event. Fentress and a number of other Mariner were named to the All-Landmark Teams, while some conference, meet and Academy records fell throughout the day.

February 12, 2016
Mariners Compete In Molloy’s Lions Invite On Friday On Long Island
The USMMA men’s track & field team competed in the Lions Invitational, hosted by Molloy College on Friday night at St. Anthony’s High School. A total of 16 Mariners saw action tonight and no team scores were kept at the event.

February 12, 2016
Women’s Track & Field Participate In Lions Invitational Friday Night
The USMMA women’s track & field team took part in the Lions Invite on Friday night, hosted by Molloy College at St. Anthony’s High School. A total of nine Mariners competed in the event, which was not scored.

February 10, 2016
Mariners Sail Past Purchase On The Road, 78-53
The USMMA women’s basketball team picked up its second-straight victory on Wednesday night with a 78-53 non-conference win over Purchase College at the Panthers’ Gymnasium. The Mariners improve to 9-11 overall on the season, while PC falls to 1-20 in defeat.

February 10, 2016
Wrestling Edged By Coast Guard, 19-18, On Senior Night
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy wrestling team lost its Superintendents’ Trophy matchup to visiting Coast Guard, 19-18, on Wednesday night at the Liebertz Gymnasium. In defeat, the Mariners fall to 10-9 overall, while the Bears improve to 6-5.

February 8, 2016
MBB Loses To Rutgers-Camden In Home-Finale, 70-67
The USMMA men’s basketball team lost a non-conference tilt to visiting Rutgers-Camden, 70-67, on Monday night in the squad’s home-finale at the Liebertz Gymnasium. In defeat, the Mariners’ record falls to 11-10, while the Scarlet Raptors improve to 3-19.

February 6, 2016
Wrestling Picks Up Two Centennial Wins Over Gettysburg And Hopkins
The USMMA wrestling team earned a pair of Centennial Conference victories on Saturday over Gettysburg College (21-18) and Johns Hopkins University (36-6) at JHU’s Goldfarb Gym. The wins improve the Mariners’ record to 10-8 (5-3 Centennial).

February 6, 2016
Porter Wins Both Boards To Highlight Mariner Divers’ Day At NYU Invite Saturday
The USMMA men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams sent a total of six divers – three men and three women – to compete at the NYU Invitational on Saturday at the Violets’ Palladium Athletic Facility.

February 6, 2016
Men’s & Women’s Track & Field Compete At Wesleyan Indoor Invite II
The USMMA men’s and women’s track & field teams travelled up to Wesleyan University to compete in the Second Wesleyan Indoor Invite. The men had two first-place finishes, while the women had a runner finish as high as fourth place.

February 6, 2016
Men’s Basketball Falls Short Of CCNY, 77-72, In Non-Conference Action
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s basketball team lost a road, non-conference tilt to City College of New York, 77-72, on Saturday afternoon at the Beavers’ Nat Holman Gymnasium. The loss drops the Mariners’ record to 11-9 overall, while CCNY improves to 12-10.

February 3, 2016
Mariners Defeat Nationally-Ranked NYU, 17-15, Wednesday Night
On Wednesday night, the USMMA wrestling team defeated #22/21 NYU, 17-15, in a back-and-forth Centennial Conference affair at the Liebertz Gymnasium that came down to the final bout at the heavyweight class. The Mariners improve to an even 8-8 (3-3 Centennial), while the Violets fall to 9-5 (3-2 Centennial).

February 3, 2016
WBB Upends Drew, 64-53, Behind Career-Highs By Carmon And Drake
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s basketball team earned its second Landmark Conference victory of the season on Wednesday night with a 64-53 win on the road over Drew at the Rangers’ Baldwin Gymnasium. The Mariners improve to 8-11 (2-9 Landmark), while Drew falls to 7-14 (4-8 Landmark).

February 3, 2016
Strong Second Half Propels Mariners To 71-49 Landmark Victory Over Drew
The USMMA men's basketball team defeated visiting Drew University, 71-49, on Wednesday evening in Landmark Conference action at the Liebertz Gymnasium. The win improves the Mariners' record to 11-8 (6-6 Landmark), while the Rangers fall to 10-11 (7-5 Landmark).

February 1, 2016
Three First-Place Finishes Earn Landmark Athlete Of The Week Honors For Green
Junior Jolyn Green (Riverside, Calif.) was named the Landmark Conference Women’s Swimming & Diving Athlete of the Week on Monday after her performance in the Mariners’ tri-meet sweep over Drew and Goucher on Saturday.

February 1, 2016
Smith Named Landmark MBB Athlete Of The Week
On Monday, the Landmark Conference announced that USMMA senior David Smith (Lakewood, Wash.) was named the league’s Athlete of the Week for men’s basketball. This is the first time this season and the second time in his career that he has earned this accolade.

January 30, 2016
Wrestling Earns D3 Team Championship At All-Academy Tournament
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy wrestling team competed in the 22nd Annual All-Academy Championships on Saturday, hosted by VMI. The Mariners finished sixth overall at the event and placed best out of the three Division III teams that competed (Coast Guard and Norwich were the others), and therefore were crowned the D3 Team Champions.

January 30, 2016
Wrestling Splits Action At Centennial Tri On Saturday
On Saturday, a majority of the USMMA wrestling team travelled to Muhlenberg College for a Centennial Tri-Meet while the rest of the squad competed at the All-Academy Championships. After dropping the first match to Ursinus, 28-16, the Mariners earned a 36-10 victory over the host Mules to earn a split on the day. The Mariners’ dual record moves to 7-8 (2-3 Centennial) on the season.

January 30, 2016
Smith, Mariners Sink Goucher, 82-66 On Senior Day
The USMMA men's basketball team defeated visiting Goucher College, 82-66, on Saturday afternoon at the Liebertz Gymnasium in Landmark Conference action. With the victory, the Mariners improve to 10-8 overall (5-6 Landmark), while the Gophers fall to 8-12 (4-7 Landmark).

January 30, 2016
Tedesco Eclipses 100-Win Plateau With Pair Of Women’s Swim & Dive Victories Saturday
On Saturday, the USMMA women's swim and dive team competed against Drew and Goucher at the Rangers’ F.M. Kirby Pool. The Mariners picked up two victories on the day, beating the Drew, 97-43, and the Gophers, 90-50. With the two wins, head coach Sean Tedesco earned his 100th and 101st victories in dual meets for the women’s squad.

January 30, 2016
Sanchez Qualifies For ECACs To Highlight Mariners’ Day At Lehigh’s Covert Classic
The USMMA men’s track & field team took part in the John Covert Classic on Saturday, hosted by Division I Lehigh University. The Mariners sent 16 competitors to the event and were led by senior Tomas Sanchez (Manati, P.R.), who had the squad’s highest finish of the day and qualified for the ECAC Championships with a second-place showing in the 500 meter run in 1:07.56. He was narrowly beaten out by Lehigh’s Tom Troxell by just seven-hundredths of a second.

January 30, 2016
Men’s Swimming & Diving Downs Drew And Goucher On The Road Saturday
The USMMA men's swimming and diving team traveled to Drew University on Saturday afternoon for a Landmark Conference tri-meet against the host Rangers and the Gophers of Goucher College. The Mariners grabbed two wins on the day, beating the Rangers, 97-38, and downing the Gophers, 85-52. Merchant Marine improves to 8-2 overall (2-0 Landmark) with the victories.

January 30, 2016
Ramirez Leads Mariners At John Covert Classic In Pennsylvania
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s track & field team sent 10 competitors over to the John Covert Classic, hosted by Lehigh University, on Saturday. The Mariners were led by freshman Kelsey Ramirez (Stevensville, Mich.), who had the squad’s top finish with a fourth-place showing in the 1000 meter run in 3:23.53.

January 30, 2016
Women’s Basketball Falls To Goucher Saturday In Landmark Action
On Saturday, the USMMA women’s basketball team lost in a home, Landmark Conference matchup to visiting Goucher, 54-44, at the Liebertz Gymnasium. The Mariners fall to 7-11 (1-9 Landmark), while the Gophers improve to 8-12 (3-8 Landmark).

January 27, 2016
Men’s Hoops Downs Trinity, 67-60, In Spirited Effort On Wednesday
The USMMA men’s basketball team defeated visiting Trinity College, 67-60, on Wednesday evening at the Liebertz Gymnasium. With the victory, the Mariners improve to 9-8 overall, while the Bantams, who are receiving votes in the D3hoops.com National Top 25 Poll, fall to 14-5.

January 27, 2016
Mariners Drop Centennial Match To #19 Stevens On The Road Wednesday
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy wrestling team lost on the road at #19 Stevens on Wednesday night, 28-13. In defeat, the Mariners fall to 6-7 (1-2 Centennial), while the Ducks improve to 14-2 (2-0 Centennial) with their program-record 10th straight win.

January 27, 2016
WBB Loses To Moravian Wednesday In Landmark Action
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s basketball team was defeated in a home Landmark Conference matchup by visiting Moravian, 59-45, on Wednesday at the Liebertz Gymnasium. The loss drops the Mariners to 7-10 (1-8 Landmark), while the Greyhounds improve to 15-3 (8-1 Landmark).

January 26, 2016
Miller Named To MBWA Division II-III Weekly Honor Roll
USMMA junior Matt Miller (Augusta, Ga.) earned a weekly honor roll nod among Division II & III players by the Metropolitan Basketball Writers Association, the MBWA announced on Tuesday. This comes after Miller’s performance in the Mariners’ home loss to Elizabethtown last Monday, Jan. 18.

January 26, 2016
Record-Breaking Performance Earns Porter Landmark Weekly Honor
Senior Gerrit Porter (Houston, Texas) was named the Landmark Conference men’s swimming & diving athlete of the week after his record-breaking performance for the Mariners on Friday night in a road loss at #7 NYU. This is the second time this season that he has earned the honor – the first coming back on Nov. 23.

January 22, 2016
Porter Sets New Academy Diving Record In Mariners’ Loss To #7 NYU
The USMMA men’s swimming & diving team lost on the road on Friday night to nationally-ranked NYU, 169-73. In defeat, the Mariners fall to 4-2 on the season, while the #7 Violets improve to 8-0.

January 22, 2016
Winter Storm Jonas Effects All Scheduled Contests This Saturday
Due to Winter Storm Jonas, which is expected to dump nearly a foot or more of snow on the New York Metropolitan Area this weekend, all USMMA athletic events that were scheduled for Saturday have either been postponed or cancelled.

January 21, 2016
Mariners Defeat Coast Guard, 59-43, Behind Milafsky’s Hot Second Quarter
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s basketball team defeated arch-rival Coast Guard, 59-43, at home on Thursday night at the Liebertz Gymnasium. The Mariners improve to 7-9 overall on the year (exceeding their win-total from last season), while the Bears fall to 8-7.

January 21, 2016
Wickesberg Honored As Rookie Of The Week By ECAC On Wednesday
On Wednesday, the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) announced the Corvias Players of the Week for women’s swimming & diving and USMMA freshman Tyler Wickesberg (Albuquerque, N.M.) earned Division III Metro Rookie of the Week honors for the first time this year.

January 21, 2016
Porter Earns Second ECAC Men’s Diving Weekly Honor In A Row
The Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) announced the Division III Metro Corvias Players of the Week for men’s swimming & diving on Wednesday and USMMA’s own senior Gerrit Porter (Houston, Texas) earned Diver of the Week accolades for the second straight week.

January 18, 2016
Kelsik Named Landmark Men’s Swimming & Diving Athlete Of The Week
The Landmark Conference announced its athletes of the week for men’s & women’s swimming & diving on Monday and USMMA senior William Kelsik (New Castle, Ind.) was named the men’s Athlete of the Week. The honor comes after Kelsik helped lead the Mariners to a 3-0 week at two events.

January 19, 2016
Carmon Named To MBWA DII-III Weekly Honor Roll
On Tuesday, the Metropolitan Basketball Writers Association (MBWA) announced its weekly honors for Division II & III and USMMA sophomore Tichina Carmon (Greenville, N.C.) was named as an honorable mention for her performances in the Mariners’ three games last week.

January 18, 2016
Women’s Hoops Loses To Elizabethtown Monday In Landmark Action
The USMMA women’s basketball team was defeated in a home Landmark Conference matchup to visiting Elizabethtown, 76-58, on Saturday at the Liebertz Gymnasium. The loss drops the Mariners to 6-9 (1-7 Landmark), while the Blue Jays improve to 10-5 (6-3 Landmark).

January 18, 2016
MBB Edged By Elizabethtown, 75-74, Monday At Home
On Monday, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s basketball team lost to Landmark Conference opponent Elizabethtown, 75-75, at the Liebertz Gymnasium. In defeat, the Mariners fall to 8-8 (4-6 Landmark) on the season, while the Blue Jays improve to 3-14 (1-8 Landmark).

January 16, 2016
Men’s Swim & Dive Beats Rival Coast Guard In Thrilling Fashion, 158-142
It was Senior Day on Saturday for the men’s swim & dive team and there was no better opponent to face than arch-rival Coast Guard. The Mariners won a tough-fought match, 158-142, to improve to 4-1 on the season. This is the third year in a row the men’s team has defeated the Bears. USCGA falls to 5-2 in defeat.

January 16, 2016
WBB Snaps Four-Game Skid With First Landmark Win, 62-54, Over Juniata
On Saturday, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s basketball team hosted Landmark Conference opponent Juniata College. The Mariners came away with a 62-54 victory over the Eagles at the Liebertz Gymnasium. It was USMMA’s first win of the New Year and it halted a four-game losing skid, improving the Mariners’ record to 7-8 (1-6 Landmark), while the Juniata falls to 6-10 (1-6 Landmark) in defeat.

January 16, 2016
Wrestling Splits Action At Centennial Tri Saturday
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy wrestling team split a pair of Centennial Conference dual matches on Saturday at McDaniel College. The Mariners began the morning with a 44-4 win over Washington and Lee, but lost to the host Green Terror, 29-14 in the afternoon. The Mariners’ record moves to 6-5 overall on the season after the 1-1 day.

January 16, 2016
Mariners Drop Landmark Matchup To Juniata At Home Saturday
The USMMA men’s basketball team lost a home Landmark Conference battle against visiting Juniata College, 85-67, at the Liebertz Gymnasium. The defeat drops the Mariners’ record to 8-7 (4-5 Landmark), while the Eagles improve to 12-4 (5-2 Landmark).

January 16, 2016
Pressey’s First-Place Finish In Triple Jump Highlights Mariners Day At CGA Winter Invite
The USMMA men’s track & field team competed at Coast Guard’s CGA Winter Invite on Saturday and the Mariners ended the event in fifth place. Senior Kenneth Pressey (Yorktown, Va.) had the Mariners’ top finish at the event, coming in first place in the triple jump with a jump of 12.77 meters (41' 10.75"), which was a personal best distance for the senior.

January 16, 2016
Women’s Track & Field Places Fifth At CGA Winter Invite
The USMMA women’s track & field team competed at Coast Guard’s CGA Winter Invite on Saturday and the Mariners ended the event in fifth place. A total of 10 girls compete for Merchant Marine at the event, and freshman Kelsey Ramirez (Stevensville, Mich.) recorded the squad’s top finish with a fourth-place showing in the 600-meter run with a time of 1:51.95.

January 16, 2016
Mariner Women Fall To Rival Coast Guard On Senior Day
On Saturday, the women’s swimming & diving team lost a tough match, 193-106, to arch-rival Coast Guard on Senior Day. The loss was the Mariners’ first of the season, dropping their record to 5-1, while the Bears improve to 2-5.

January 14, 2016
Mariners Edged By St. Joseph’s (L.I.), 56-55, In Overtime
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s basketball team lost on the road at St. Joseph’s of Long Island in overtime, 56-55, Thursday night at the Golden Eagles’ Danzi Athletic Center. The Mariners fall to 5-8 overall on the season, while St. Joe’s improves to 5-10.

January 13, 2016
Men’s Basketball Wins Thriller Over #24 Scranton, 66-65, Wednesday At Home
On Wednesday night, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s basketball team picked up a big Landmark Conference victory over nationally-ranked Scranton, 66-65, at the Liebertz Gymnasium. The win improves the Mariners’ record to 8-6 (4-4 Landmark), while the #24 Royals fall to 11-4 (4-3 Landmark) in defeat.

January 13, 2016
Women’s Swimming Picks Up Two Wins Wednesday Over York And Old Westbury
On Wednesday, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s swimming & diving team earned a pair of victories over non-conference opponents York and Old Westbury at the Cardinals’ York College Natatorium. The wins improve the Mariners’ record to a perfect 5-0 to start the season.

January 13, 2016
Men’s Swimming Downs York And Old Westbury On The Road
The USMMA men’s swimming team travelled to York College on Wednesday night for a tri-meet against the host Cardinals and the Panthers of Old Westbury. The Mariners defeated both of their opponents with a total of 111 points to Old Westbury’s 67 and York’s 39. The wins improve the Mariners to 3-1 on the season.

January 13, 2016
Blenkush Also Honored By ECAC For His Performance Last Week
Two days after being named the Landmark Conference Men’s Track & Field Athlete of the Week, USMMA freshman Severin Blenkush (O’Fallon, Ill.) was honored by the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) as the Division III Metro Corvias Rookie of the Week.

January 13, 2016
Porter & Kahl Earn ECAC Men’s Swim & Dive Weekly Honors
The Eastern College Athletic Conference announced the Division III Metro Corvias Players of the Week for men’s swimming & diving and USMMA had two team members honored with senior Gerrit Porter (Houston, Texas) winning Diver of the Week honors and freshman Christopher Kahl (Solomons, Md.) winning Rokkie of the Week honors.

January 13, 2016
Trio Of Mariners Honored By ECAC On Wednesday
On Wednesday, the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) announced the Corvias Players of the Week for women’s swimming & diving and USMMA had three team members honored for their performances in two non-conference victories last week – junior Catherine Don (Quincy, Ill.) was name the Swimmer of the Week, junior Blythe Fentress (Shady Shores, Texas) the Diver of the Week and freshman Ella Sherrill (Ketchikan, Alaska) was the Rookie of the Week.

January 12, 2016
Women’s Basketball Falls To CCNY, 66-57, Tuesday Night At Home
The USMMA women’s basketball team dropped a non-conference contest to visiting City College of New York, 66-57, on Tuesday night at the Liebertz Gymnasium. The loss, which was the Mariners’ first to a non-Landmark team this season, drops the squad’s record to 5-7 on the season, while the Beavers improve to 8-7.

January 11, 2016
Blenkush Named Landmark Men’s Track & Field Athlete Of The Week
The Landmark Conference announced on Monday that USMMA freshman Severin Blenkush (O’Fallon, Ill.) was named the league’s men’s track & field Athlete of the Week. The honor comes after the rookie’s performance at the Rutgers Invitational this past Saturday, Jan. 9.

January 9, 2016
Men’s T&F Begins New Year At Rutgers Invite On Saturday
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s track & field team took on a tough field of mostly Division I teams at the Rutgers Invitational on Saturday. 10 Mariners made the trip to Jersey for the event, with freshman Severin Blenkush () leading the way with the squad’s top finish – a fifth-place showing in the 1,000 meter run (2:36.67), which was a season-best time for him.

January 9, 2016
Mariner Women Compete Strongly At Rutgers Invitational Among Many D1 Opponents
On Saturday, the USMMA women’s track & field team competed in its first event of the New Year, the Rutgers Invitational, hosted by Division I Rutgers University. Five Mariners took part in the event, with the 4x800 meter relay team finishing a team-best fourth place.

January 9, 2016
WBB Drops Road Conference Game At Susquehanna Saturday
Despite a double-double by sophomore Trichina Carmon (Greenville, N.C.), the USMMA women’s basketball team lost its road matchup to Susquehanna University, 86-39 on Saturday afternoon. The loss drops the Mariners’ record to 5-6 (0-6 Landmark) on the season, while the Crusaders improve to 9-4 (2-3 Landmark).

January 9, 2016
Men’s Basketball Falls To #11 Susquehanna On The Road Saturday
The USMMA men’s basketball team lost on the road to nationally-ranked #11 Susquehanna University, 91-72, on Saturday afternoon, at the Crusaders’ Houts Gymnasium. In defeat, the Mariners fall to 7-6 (3-4 Landmark), while SU improves to an undefeated 14-0 (5-0 Landmark).

January 9, 2016
Mariners Win All Events En Route To 117-75 Victory Over St. Joseph’s (L.I.)
On Saturday, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s swimming & diving team claimed a victory in every event against St. Joseph’s of Long Island to capture its third straight win to start the dual meet season, 117-75, at the O’Hara Hall Pool. The Mariners improve to 3-0, while the Golden Eagles fall to 4-7.

January 8, 2016
Mariners Edge Wheaton, 18-16, In Exciting Match At NWCA National Duals Friday Night
The USMMA wrestling team had time for one more match at the NWCA National Duals on Friday night, an extra match outside of the brackets against Wheaton College (Ill.). After falling behind with four straight losses, the Mariners came back to narrowly edge the Thunder, 18-16, by earning decisions in the final two classes. The win improves Merchant Marine’s record to 5-4 on the season, while Wheaton falls to 0-4.

January 8, 2016
Wrestling Drops Two Matches To Nationally-Ranked Opponents At NWCA National Duals
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy wrestling team competed in the highly-selective NWCA National Duals on Friday along with 23 nationally-ranked programs. The Mariners’ first match in the championship draw was against #13 Alma College early this morning, which the Scots won by the final of 27-17. Then in their first consolation bracket match in the afternoon against #12 Coe College, USMMA bowed out of the very competitive tournament with a 30-11 defeat to the Kohawks. Overall on the season, the Mariners’ dual meet record drops to an even 4-4.

January 7, 2016
Mariners Come Up Short Against D1 Villanova, 160-135, At Home Thursday Night
The USMMA men’s swimming and diving team hosted NCAA Division I opponent Villanova University at the O’Hara Hall Pool on Thursday night and put up a fight against the Wildcats, but eventually fell short by the final score of 160-135. With the loss, the Mariners’ record falls to 1-1 on the season, while the Wildcats pick up their first win and improve to 1-5.

January 7, 2016
Landmark Conference Swimming & Diving Championship Information Available
In a little over a month, the Landmark Conference will crown its 2016 Swimming & Diving Champions in Germantown, Md. The championships are set for February 12-14, 2016 at the Germantown Swim Center. Now In its ninth year of competition, this year marks the second year the conference will host the championships in Germantown, with U.S. Merchant Marine men and Susquehanna women defending their 2015 titles.

January 5, 2016
Women’s Swim & Dive Defeats Visiting Hunter, 132-99, Tuesday Night
The USMMA women’s swimming & diving team hosted non-conference opponent Hunter College at the O’Hara Hall Pool on Tuesday night and triumphed over the Hawks by the final score of 132-9.

January 5, 2016
Mariners Sail Past Moravian, 87-68, Behind Smith’s Career-High 32 Points
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s basketball team picked up its third-straight victory on Tuesday night at the Liebertz Gymnasium, taking care of Landmark Conference foe Moravian College, 87-68, and improving its record to 7-5 (3-3 Landmark), while the Greyhounds fall to 5-6 (1-3 Landmark).

January 3, 2016
Trio Of Freshmen Place In Top-Three At Long Island Open Sunday
On Sunday, the USMMA wrestling team competed in its first event of the New Year, the Long Island Open, hosted by nearby Nassau Community College. The Mariners had three freshman place in the top-three at the event, including two who finished second.

January 2, 2016
Men’s Basketball Edges Catholic, 87-84, Saturday Afternoon
On Saturday afternoon, the USMMA men’s basketball team defeated visiting Landmark Conference foe Catholic, 87-84, in the first game of a doubleheader at the Liebertz Gymnasium and the squad’s first contest of the New Year. The victory improves the Mariners to 6-5 overall (2-3 Landmark), while Catholic falls to 8-4 (1-2 Landmark) with the loss.

January 2, 2016
Mariners Begin New Year With Loss To Catholic Saturday
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women's basketball team lost a Landmark Conference contest at home to visiting Catholic, 72-53, on Saturday afternoon at the Liebertz Gymnasium. The Mariners' record falls to an even 5-5 (0-4 Landmark), while the Cardinals improve to 7-5 (2-1 Landmark) in victory.

December 30, 2015
Mariners Close Out 2015 With 91-74 Home Win Over Hunter Wednesday
The USMMA men’s basketball team finished the calendar year off with a big 91-74 victory over non-conference Hunter College on Wednesday afternoon at the Liebertz Gymnasium. With the win, the Mariners improve to an even 5-5 on the season, while the Hawks fall to 0-10 in defeat.

December 19, 2015
McDaniels Leads Team Stars & Stripes To 15-14 Win In Tazón de Estrellas
Less than 24 hours after arriving in Mexico, Team Stars & Stripes ran a two-point play on the first day of practice, Matt McDaniels tossing a pass to fellow quarterback Brady Huber in the end zone.

December 18, 2015
McDaniels Prepared For Tazón de Estrellas After Busy Week In Mexico; Watch The Game Live!
USMMA senior quarterback Matt McDaniels (Malverne, N.Y.) has been in Baja, Mexico, since Sunday as he was selected to play in the Tazón de Estrellas representing Team Stars & Stripes – a 41-man roster made up of seniors from a total of 27 Division III institutions. McDaniels and the squad will square off against the CONADEIP All-Stars from the CONADEIP private universities in Mexico with the contest scheduled for tomorrow, Saturday, Dec. 19, at 3 p.m. EST at the Margarita Astiazrán de Fimbres Stadium in Baja.

December 18, 2015
Mariners Invited To Wrestle At Highly-Selective NWCA National Duals In Three Weeks
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy wrestling team has been invited to compete in the 2016 NWCA National Duals, which will be held Jan. 8-9 at the Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne, Ind. The Mariners are one of just 24 Division III programs that were invited to compete at the prestigious “Mat Mayhem” event. This is the first time in program history that the USMMA squad will compete in this highly-selective national event.

December 16, 2015
Fentress & Kahl Earn ECAC Weekly Honors In Addition To Landmark Accolades
A day after junior Blythe Fentress (Shady Shores, Texas) and freshman Christopher Kahl (Solomons, Md.) earned Landmark Swimming & Diving Weekly Honors, the duo was again honored on Wednesday, this time by the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC).

December 15, 2015
120 Mariner Student-Athletes Honored At First Term Academic Stars Ceremony
On Monday, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy held the 2015-16 First Term Academic Stars Ceremony on campus at the Ackerman Auditorium. A total of 256 Midshipmen were awarded academic stars for their distinction in the classroom, including 93 student-athletes. In addition to that number, 88 Mids earned Sea Year “Scholastic Honor Ribbons” for their outstanding performance during their Sea Period and 27 of those 88 honored were Mariner student-athletes.

December 15, 2015
Kahl & Fentress Earn Landmark Swim & Dive Athlete Of The Week Honors
The Landmark Conference announced its Athletes of the Week on Monday and USMMA had two student-athletes recognized for their performances last week for the men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams. Sophomore Blythe Fentress (Shady Shores, Texas) was named the Women’s Swim & Dive Athlete of the Week, while freshman Christopher Kahl (Solomons, Md.) earned the accolade on the men’s side.

December 13, 2015
Mariner Women Drop Conference Game At Scranton On Sunday
The USMMA women’s basketball team lost to Scranton, 76-42, on Sunday in a Landmark Conference showdown at the Royals’ John Long Center. In defeat, the Mariners’ record falls to 4-4 (0-4 Landmark), while Scranton improves to 7-0 (2-0 Landmark).

December 13, 2015
Men’s Basketball Falls To Scranton, 68-56, On The Road Sunday
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s basketball team lost its Landmark Conference matchup to the University of Scranton on Sunday afternoon by the final score of 68-56. The Mariners fall to 4-5 (1-3 Landmark) on the season, while the Royals improve to 6-2 (1-1 Landmark) with the victory.

December 12, 2015
Wrestling Wins Two Matches At 2015 Mariner Duals On Saturday
The USMMA wrestling team hosted the 2015 Mariner Duals on Saturday at the Liebertz Gymnasium. The Mariners won their first two matches of the day over Hunter (39-14) and Centenary (28-17), but dropped the finale to Division II LIU Post, 29-15. With the 2-1 record on the day, Merchant Marine improves to 4-2 on the season.

December 12, 2015
Mariners Finish Strong To Down Elizabethtown For First Landmark Win, 56-52
The USMMA men’s basketball team finished the final 5:27 of its game at Elizabethtown on Saturday by exploding out to a 16-2 run to come-from-behind and defeat the Blue Jays, 56-52, and earn their first Landmark victory of the season. The Mariners improve to 4-4 (1-2 Landmark), while ETown falls to 2-7 (0-2 Landmark).

December 12, 2015
WBB Loses Its First Road Game Of The Year At Elizabethtown Saturday
Playing its first game away from the Liebertz Gymnasium all season, the USMMA women’s basketball team dropped a Landmark Conference contest at Elizabethtown College on Saturday by the final score of 56-36. In defeat, the Mariners fall to 4-3 (0-3 Landmark) on the year, while the Blue Jays improve to 5-2 (2-0 Landmark).

December 11, 2015
Men’s Swimming & Diving Earns 129-71 Victory Over Queens College Friday Night
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s swimming & diving team hosted its first dual meet of the 2015-16 on Friday night against Division II foe Queens College. The Mariners came out on top of the Knights, 129-71.

December 11, 2015
Six Mariners Win Twice As Women’s Swim & Dive Defeats Queens, 130-76
On Friday night, the USMMA women’s swimming & diving team hosted nearby Division II opponent Queens College for its first dual meet of the season. The Mariners defeated the Knights by the final score of 130-76.

December 11, 2015
McDaniels Selected To Compete For Team Stars & Stripes At Seventh Annual Tazón de Estrellas
U.S. Merchant Marine Academy senior quarterback Matt McDaniels (Malverne, N.Y.) has been selected to play in a DIII Senior All-Star Game, as it was announced earlier this week that he will represent Team Stars & Stripes at the Seventh Annual Tazón de Estrellas in Mexico. The opponent for the contest will be the CONADEIP All-Stars selected from the CONADEIP private universities in Mexico and the game is scheduled to be played next Saturday, Dec. 19, at the Margarita Astiazrán de Fimbres Stadium in Baja.

December 10, 2015
Mariners Cruise To 67-36 Victory Over Medgar Evers To Close Out Season-Opening Homestand
On Thursday night, the USMMA women’s basketball team closed out its six-game season-opening homestand with a convincing 67-36 victory over non-conference for Medgar Evers at the Liebertz Gymnasium. The win, the Mariners’ second, moves the squad’s record to 4-2 overall on the season, while the Cougars fall to 0-10.

December 9, 2015
Men’s Basketball Drops Rivalry Game To Coast Guard, 88-80
The USMMA men’s basketball team lost on the road to arch-rival Coast Guard, 88-80, on Wednesday night. The Mariners fall to 3-4 overall in defeat, while the Bears move to 6-1 with the victory.

December 8, 2015
Toler And Carmon’s Double-Doubles Lead Mariners Past Hunter, 66-44
Three Mariners scored in double-figures and two recorded double-doubles as the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s basketball team defeated visiting Hunter College, 66-44, on Tuesday night at the Liebertz Gymnasium. The win improves the Mariners to 3-2, while the Hawks fall to 2-5.

December 4, 2015
Wickesberg And Fentress Lead Mariners At TCNJ Invite This Past Weekend
Freshman Tyler Wickesberg (Albuquerque, N.M.) and sophomore Blythe Fentress (Shady Shores, Texas) picked up the women’s swimming & diving team’s only first-place finishes at this past weekend’s TCNJ Invitational. The Mariners, competing in just their second event of the season, finished in fifth place in the event amongst well-rested and shaved opponents.

December 4, 2015
Men’s Swim & Dive Competes Strong At TCNJ Invite This Weekend
The USMMA men’s swimming & diving team was busy partaking in the three-day TCNJ Invitational this past weekend in Ewing, N.J. In just their second event of the season, the Mariners placed third in a field of well-rested and shaved teams that were in championship form.

December 5, 2015
Fisher Takes Second, Dial Fifth, At New Standard Corp. Invitational On Saturday
On Saturday, the USMMA wrestling team took part in the Seventh Annual New Standard Corporation Invitational, hosted by York College in Pennsylvania. For the second-straight weekend, the Mariners had two wrestlers place at a tournament.

December 6, 2015
Men’s Track & Field Has Great Opening Weekend, Including Setting A New Academy Record In High Jump
The USMMA men’s track & field team opened up the indoor season this past weekend by competing in two events, the Crowell Open on Saturday, hosted by Army West Point, and the Knight Indoor Classic on Sunday, hosted by FDU in New Jersey.

December 6, 2015
Women’s T&F Opens Season This Past Weekend At Two Events
This past weekend, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s track & field team began the indoor season at two events, Saturday at the Crowell Open, hosted by Army West Point, and Sunday in New Jersey at the Knight Indoor Classic, hosted by FDU.

December 5, 2015
Miller Drains Career-High 29, But Mariners Fall Short To Susquehanna, 64-61
On Saturday, the USMMA men’s basketball team lost a tough conference battle to Susquehanna, 64-61, at the Liebertz Gymnasium. With this loss, the Mariners fall to an even 3-3 on the season and are 0-2 in Landmark play, while Susquehanna improves to 7-0 (2-0 Landmark).

December 5, 2015
Women’s Basketball Drops Saturday Afternoon Tilt To Susquehanna, 67-47
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s basketball team lost to visiting Susquehanna University on Saturday afternoon, 67-47, at the Liebertz Gymnasium. The Mariners’ record falls to an even 2-2 (0-2 Landmark) on the season, while the Crusaders improve to 5-2 (1-1 Landmark) with the win.

December 2, 2015
Despite Strong Second Half, Men’s Basketball Drops Landmark Opener At Drew, 79-70
Despite trimming a 21-point deficit early in the second half down to just five points with under five minutes to go, the USMMA men’s basketball team wasn’t able to complete the rally and lost its Landmark opener at Drew University Wednesday night, 79-70. The Mariners fall to 3-2 (0-1 Landmark) with the setback, while Drew improves to 2-3 (1-0 Landmark).

December 2, 2015
WBB Falls To Drew At Home In Landmark Opener, 60-45
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s basketball team lost its Landmark Conference opener on Wednesday night at the Liebertz Gymnasium, 60-45, to Drew University. In defeat, the Mariners fall to 2-1 (0-1 Landmark) on the season, while the Rangers improve to 3-2 (1-0 Landmark) with the victory.

November 30, 2015
Women’s Basketball Picks Up 64-55 Non-Conference Win Over York
The USMMA women’s basketball team defeated non-conference opponent York College, 64-55, on Monday night at the Liebertz Gymnasium. The victory improves the Mariners’ record to 2-0 on the young season, while the Cardinals fall to 2-5.

November 29, 2015
Mariners Win Third Straight, 83-58, Over John Jay On Sunday
On Sunday, the USMMA men’s basketball team picked up its third straight victory with an 83-58 non-conference win over John Jay at the Liebertz Gymnasium. With the win, the Mariners improve to 3-1 on the season, while the Bloodhounds fall to 0-5.

November 24, 2015
Hall Of Fame Wrestler George Munnich ’58 Passes Away
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Athletics family is saddened by the news of the passing of former Hall of Fame Wrestler George Munnich of the Class of 1958. Munnich had been involved in wrestling for over 64 years, with over 50 of those years wrestling and coaching on Long Island.

November 23, 2015
Porter Named Landmark Men’s Swimming & Diving Athlete Of The Week
On Monday, the Landmark Conference announced the weekly honors for men’s swimming & diving and USMMA senior diver Gerrit Porter () was named the league’s Athlete of the Week.

November 22, 2015
Two Wrestlers Place As Mariners Finish 14th At New York State Intercollegiate Championships
The USMMA wrestling team competed at the New York State Intercollegiate Championships on Sunday, hosted by Cornell University. The Mariners placed 14th at the event out of 26 schools with 22 points and were led by two wrestlers that placed in their respective brackets.

November 22, 2015
MBB Wins Admiral’s Classic With 74-67 Victory Over Maine Maritime
The USMMA men's basketball team defeated Maine Maritime 74-67 in the finale and championship game of the 2015 Admiral's Classic on Sunday afternoon at the Liebertz Gymnasium. With the victory, the Mariners improve to 2-1 on the young season, while Maine Maritime falls to 1-2.

November 21, 2015
Men’s & Women’s Swim & Dive Results Available For USMMA Memorial Meet
The USMMA men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams hosted the season-opening USMMA Memorial Invitational on Saturday at the O’Hara Hall Pool.

November 20, 2015
Padgett’s 24 Points Propels Mariners Past Privateers, 70-60
Senior Preston Padgett (Leavenworth, Kan.) scored a game-high 24 points to lead the Merchant Marine men’s basketball team past rival SUNY Maritime College, 70-60, on Friday night in USMMA’s home-opener and the first contest of the 2015 Admiral’s Classic at the Liebertz Gymnasium. With the victory, the Mariners move to an even 1-1 on the season, while the Privateers fall to 0-2.

November 20, 2015
Landmark Names 14 Mariners To Fall Academic Honor Roll
The Landmark Conference announced the Fall 2015 Academic Honor Roll on Wednesday and 14 Mariners were recognized for their outstanding performance in the classroom. The USMMA student-athletes made up the 379 from around the Landmark that earned the accolades.

November 19, 2015
Men’s And Women’s Swim & Dive Open Season Saturday With USMMA Memorial Invite; Full Schedule Released
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men's and women's swimming & diving teams open up the 2015-16 season this Saturday by hosting the annual USMMA Memorial Invitational at the O'Hara Hall Pool. The Mariners will welcome in five other schools to compete at the event.

November 18, 2015
Mariners Win Big In Season-Opener Over Berkeley, 83-38
Five Mariners scored in double figures, including two with double-doubles, as the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s basketball team opened the 2015-16 season with a 83-38 victory over non-conference foe Berkeley College on Wednesday night at the Liebertz Gymnasium.

November 18, 2015
Martin Named Liberty Rookie Of The Year; Eight Total Mariners Honored Including Two First Teamers
U.S. Merchant Marine Academy freshman fullback Wiley Martin (Polo, Mo.) was named the 2015 Liberty League Rookie of the Year on Wednesday morning when the league announced its postseason awards. Eight other Mariners earned accolades, including senior Matt McDaniels (Malverne, N.Y.) and junior Parker Johnson (Middletown, Md.) landing on the First Team All-Liberty, while three earned a spot on the Second Team and Martin along with two others were named All-Liberty Honorable Mentions.

November 17, 2015
McDaniels Lands On Liberty Weekly Honor Roll For Third Time
The Liberty League announced the weekly honors for the final week of the season on Monday and USMMA senior quarterback Matt McDaniels (Malverne, N.Y.) earned a spot on the weekly honor roll. This is the second-consecutive week McDaniels earned this accolade and third time this season.

November 14, 2015
Men’s And Women’s Cross Country End Season At NCAA Regionals
The USMMA men’s and women’s cross country teams took part in the 2015 NCAA Atlantic Regionals on Saturday hosted by SUNY Geneseo up at Letchworth State Park.

November 14, 2015
Men’s Basketball Opens Season With Loss At D1 Stony Brook
On Saturday, the USMMA men’s basketball team opened the 2015-16 campaign at Division I Stony Brook out in Suffolk County, Long Island. The Mariners lost to the Seawolves by the final of 103-32.

November 14, 2015
Wrestling Goes 2-1 At Season-Opening New York/Pennsylvania Duals
The USMMA wrestling team opened the 2015-16 season with three dual matches at the New York/Pennsylvania Duals on Saturday, hosted by King’s College. The Mariners dropped their first match, but rebounded to take the next two to finish with a 2-1 record on the day.

November 14, 2015
Despite Five Forced Turnovers, Mariners End Season With 21-14 Loss At St. Lawrence
The USMMA football team lost to Liberty League foe St. Lawrence, 21-14, in the final game of the regular season on Saturday at the Saints’ Leckonby Stadium. In defeat, the Mariners end the year with a 3-6 overall record (2-5 Liberty), while St. Lawrence retains the Hoffman Cup and wins the 2015 Liberty League title with an 8-2 record, including a 6-1 mark in conference action.

November 12, 2015
Yingling Earns First Team All-Landmark Honors; Rogers And Gardner Land On Second-Team
The Landmark Conference announced the postseason award winners for men’s soccer on Wednesday and three Mariners were included on the All-Conference Teams. Junior Gavin Yingling (Salisbury, Md.) was voted on by the coaches to the First Team All-Landmark as a forward, while sophomore midfielder Hannes Rogers (Weinheim, Germany) and senior defender Ryan Gardner (Staten Island, N.Y.) earned spots on the Second Team.

November 9, 2015
McDaniels Earns Weekly Honor Roll Nod After Leading Mariners Past Union
On Monday, the Liberty League announced the weekly awards for football and USMMA senior quarterback Matt McDaniels (Malverne, N.Y.) earned a spot on the weekly honor roll for his performance in the Mariners’ 24-14 home victory over Union College this past Saturday. This is the second time this season that McDaniels landed on the weekly honor roll, as he also did so back on Oct. 17.

November 7, 2015
Mariner Men Place Eighth At ECAC Championship Meet
The USMMA men’s cross country team took eighth place at the 2015 ECAC DIII Championship Meet on Saturday, hosted by Williams College. The Mariners’ top five runners scored 237 points with their placements in the 8K run. Ahmerst claimed the title for the second time in four years with 53 points.

November 7, 2015
Zehnder Leads Women’s Cross Country Team At ECAC Championship Meet
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s cross country team sent three runners up to compete at the 2015 ECAC Division III Championship Meet, hosted by Williams College on Saturday.

November 7, 2015
Mariners Sink Dutchmen, 24-14, On Senior Day
On Saturday, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy football team hosted Liberty League foe Union College at Brooks Stadium for the final home contest of the 2015 season. Prior to kickoff, the program paid tribute to its 13 graduating seniors with a special Senior Day ceremony.

November 6, 2015
Dempsey Reveals 2015-16 Women’s Basketball Slate Of Games
USMMA women’s basketball eighth-year head coach Matt Dempsey announced the Mariners’ schedule of games for the upcoming 2015-16 season on Friday. The slate features a total of 25 contests, including 16 Landmark Conference games and 14 home events.

November 5, 2015
Hayn Releases Men’s Basketball Schedule Ahead Of 2015-16 Season
On Thursday, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s basketball head coach Steve Hayn announced the schedule for the upcoming 2015-16 campaign, his second at the helm of the program. The slate features 25 regular season contests, including 14 home games at the Liebertz Gymnasium and 10 on the road. Landmark Conference action consists of a home-and-home series against the other eight schools in the league for a total of 16 games.

November 5, 2015
16 Mariners Earn Liberty Football All-Academic Honors
On Thursday, the Liberty League announced the All-Academic Teams for football and USMMA had 16 student-athletes join over 150 others from around the conference in receiving honors for their hard work in the classroom.

November 4, 2015
Ilaria Unveils 2015-16 Wrestling Schedule
USMMA wrestling eighth-year head coach Greg Ilaria released the Mariners' schedule for the upcoming 2015-16 season on Wednesday. Merchant Marine's slate this year features 13 regular season dates and three championship events.

November 4, 2015
Dempsey Announces Addition Of Logan Cavanaugh To WBB Coaching Staff
On Wednesday, USMMA women’s basketball eighth-year head coach Matt Dempsey announced the addition of Logan Cavanaugh to the Mariners’ staff ahead of the upcoming 2015-16 season. Cavanaugh joins Merchant Marine after a three-year basketball career at Landmark Conference opponent Drew University from 2010-14.

October 31, 2015
Men’s Cross Country Takes Third Place While Successfully Hosting 2015 Landmark Championships
The USMMA men’s cross country team hosted the eight other Landmark Conference squads for the 2015 Landmark Championship Meet on a beautiful fall day on Saturday at Sunken Meadow State Park out in Suffolk County. The Mariners came in third place at the event with 87 points behind back-to-back conference champions Elizabethtown (16 points) and runner-up Susquehanna (74 points).

October 31, 2015
Women’s XC Places Eighth As Hosts Of Landmark Championships Saturday
On Saturday, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s cross country team hosted the 2015 Landmark Conference Championship Meet at Sunken Meadow State Park out in Suffolk County, Long Island. The Mariners came in eighth place on the day with a final score of 223 points.

October 30, 2015
USMMA Set To Host Landmark Cross Country Championships Saturday
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy will host the 2015 Landmark Cross Country Championship on Saturday, October 31st. All nine Landmark teams will travel to Sunken Meadow State Park in Kings Park, N.Y. to compete for the first title of the fall season. The men's race is set to start at 11:00 a.m. followed by the women's race at noon.

October 24, 2015
Mariners End Season With Shutout Loss At Scranton Saturday
On Saturday, the USMMA men’s soccer team lost to Landmark Conference-rival Scranton on the road, 3-0, in the Mariners’ regular season finale. Merchant Marine ends the regular season with a 9-7-6 overall record, including a 3-4-1 mark in Landmark action which is good for 10 points and a current tie for the fourth and final spot in the standings for a berth in the conference tournament.

October 23, 2015
Football Drops Liberty League Game At WPI Friday Night
The USMMA football team lost its Liberty League contest to WPI, 38-8, on the road Friday night at the Engineers’ Alumni Stadium. In defeat, the Mariners fall to 2-5 (1-4 Liberty) going into a bye week, while WPI improves to 6-2 (2-2 Liberty).

October 17, 2015
Volleyball Closes Out Season With Straight-Set Victory Over York
The USMMA women’s volleyball team played its final match of the 2015 season on Wednesday night against non-conference opponent York College at the Liebertz Gymnasium. The Mariners came out victorious in straight sets, 25-10, 25-13, 25-6 to end the year with a 15-11 overall record, while the Cardinals fall to 4-17.

October 21, 2015
Men’s Soccer Falls To Drew, 3-1, Wednesday Night On Senior Night
On Wednesday night, the USMMA men’s soccer team hosted Drew University in an important late-season Landmark Conference showdown at Brooks Stadium. The Mariners lost to the Rangers by the final score of 3-1, and fall to 9-6-1 (3-3-1 Landmark) on the season, while Drew improves to 11-3-2 (3-2-1 Landmark) with the win.

October 19, 2015
Mariners Top CSI In Four Sets Monday Night
On Monday night, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s volleyball team defeated non-conference opponent the College of Staten Island in four sets, 3-1, to improve to 14-11 overall on the season, while the Dolphins fall to 7-12.

October 19, 2015
Deegan Named Liberty Rookie Of The Week; McDaniels Lands On Honor Roll
On Monday, the Liberty League announced its weekly honors for football and USMMA freshman defensive lineman Charles Deegan (Huntington, N.Y.) was named the conference’s Rookie of the Week, while senior quarterback Matt McDaniels (Malverne, N.Y.) earned a spot on the weekly honor roll. The accolades come after the duo’s performances in the Mariners’ exciting 22-21 home victory over Springfield on Saturday.

October 17, 2015
Mariners Stun Springfield, 22-21, For First Win Over Pride Since ’97
Coming into Saturday’s action, the USMMA football team hadn’t defeated Springfield College in 18 years, and it took a frantic final couple of minutes at Brooks Stadium to change that, as the Mariners edged the Pride, 22-21, for their first Liberty League win in two seasons.

October 17, 2015
Mariner Men Win USMMA/St. Joseph’s (L.I.) Invitational Saturday
The USMMA men’s cross country team took the title on Saturday at the USMMA/St. Joseph’s (L.I.) invitational at Sunken Meadow State Park in Kings Park, Suffolk County, N.Y. The Mariners led the way with 38 points and had three finishers in the top 10 of the men’s 8K race.

October 17, 2015
Men’s Soccer Defeats Juniata, 2-0, On The Road Saturday
The USMMA men’s soccer team defeated Landmark Conference opponent Juniata, 2-0, on the road on Saturday at the Eagles’ Winton Hill Field. The win improves the Mariners’ record to 9-5-1 (3-2-1 Landmark) on the season, while Juniata falls to 3-10-1 (0-5 Landmark) in defeat.

October 17, 2015
Women’s Cross Country Finishes Eighth At USMMA/St. Joseph’s Invite
On Saturday, the USMMA women’s cross country team had a hand in hosting the USMMA/St. Joseph’s (L.I.) Invite at Sunken Meadow State Park in Kings Park, Suffolk County, N.Y. The Mariners finished in eighth place out of the 18 teams competing with a score of 188.

October 17, 2015
Volleyball Swept In Both Matches At Landmark Quad On Saturday
The USMMA women’s volleyball team lost both of the matches it played on Saturday at a Landmark Conference Quad-Match hosted by Juniata College. The losses drop the Mariners to 13-11 (1-6 Landmark) on the season.

October 14, 2015
Mariners Shut Out By #20 Stevens On The Road Wednesday
The USMMA men's soccer team lost on the road on Wednesday night to #20 Stevens, 4-0, in non-conference action at the Ducks' De Baun Athletic Complex.

October 13, 2015
Volleyball Holds Off St. Joseph’s For 3-2 Victory Tuesday Night
On Tuesday night, the USMMA women’s volleyball team went the distance to defeat St. Joseph’s of Long Island, 3-2, at the Golden Eagles’ Danzi Athletic Center. The win improves the Mariners’ record to 13-9 overall, while SJC falls to 10-12.

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USMMA Mourns The Passing Of Former Athletic Director Sue Petersen Lubow
On Monday, the United States Merchant Marine Academy learned that a beloved and much admired, long-time member of our USMMA family, former Athletic Director Sue Petersen Lubow, has passed away. She was 61 years old.

October 13, 2015
Cole Named Landmark Men’s Cross Country Athlete Of The Week For Second Time This Year
USMMA freshman Connor Cole (Alpharetta, Ga.) was named the Landmark Conference Men’s Cross Country Athlete of the Week, the league announced on Monday. This is the second time this season that Cole has earned this distinct honor, as he was also AOTW back on Sept. 21.

October 13, 2015
Wiley Martin Earns Spot On Liberty Football Weekly Honor Roll
On Monday, the Liberty League announced the weekly honors for football and USMMA freshman fullback Wiley Martin (Polo, Mo.) earned a spot on the league’s honor roll. The accolade comes after the rookie’s performance in the Mariners’ 24-17 road loss at Rochester this past Saturday.

October 10, 2015
Mariners Fall Short Of Rochester, 24-17, On The Road Saturday
The USMMA football team lost its road Liberty League contest to Rochester, 24-17, on Saturday at the Yellowjackets’ Edwin Fauver Stadium. In defeat, the Mariners fall to 1-4 (0-3 Liberty) on the season, while Rochester improves to 4-1 (2-1 Liberty).

October 10, 2015
Men’s Soccer Falls To #21 Elizabethtown, 1-0, Saturday At Home
On Saturday, the USMMA men’s soccer team hosted nationally-ranked and first-place Landmark Conference opponent #21 Elizabethtown for a league contest at Brooks Stadium. The Mariners fought hard in the 90 minutes, but were edged by the Blue Jays, 1-0, which drops their record to 8-4-1 (2-2-1 Landmark), while E-Town improves to 11-1-1 (5-0-0 Landmark).

October 10, 2015
Mariners Split Action On Second Day of KP Volleyball Classic
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s volleyball team picked up a three-set sweep over Lehman early in the morning of the second day of the Kings Point Volleyball Classic on Sunday, but then lost in straight-sets to Kean in the finale. The Mariners record moves to 12-9 overall on the season.

October 10, 2015
Men’s XC Places Sixth At Westfield State’s James Early Invite
Behind a 24th place finish by freshman Connor Cole (Alpharetta, Ga.), the USMMA men’s cross country team came in sixth place at Westfield State’s James Early Invite on Saturday. The Mariners finished with 122 points at the event.

October 10, 2015
Women’s Cross Country Competes At James Early Invite Up In Massachusetts Saturday
The USMMA women’s cross country team took part in the James Early Invitational on Saturday, hosted by Westfield State. The Mariners came in 28th place at the event.

October 9, 2015
Mariners Sweep John Jay In First Day Of Action At Kings Point Volleyball Classic
On Friday night, the USMMA hosted the first two matches of the Kings Point Volleyball Classic at the Liebertz Gymnasium. After a long five-set win by John Jay over Lehman in the first match, the Mariners took care of the Bloodhounds in straight sets (25-19, 25-20, 25-19) to improve to 11-8 on the season, while John Jay fell to 5-10.

October 7, 2015
Mariners Draw Even With Moravian, 1-1, Thanks To Late Goal By Rogers
The USMMA men’s soccer team was less than a minute away from a tough defeat on the road at Moravian on Wednesday, but sophomore Hannes Rogers (Weinheim, Germany) found the back of the net with just 54 ticks remaining on the clock in regulation to force overtime. The game finished 1-1 after the two, 10-minute overtime periods, giving both teams one point in the Landmark standings, and the draw moved the Mariners’ record to 8-3-1 (2-1-1 Landmark), while the Greyhounds now sit at 6-5-1 (1-2-1 Landmark).

October 6, 2015
Volleyball Falls To Hunter, 3-1, Tuesday Night At Home
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s volleyball team dropped a non-conference match on Tuesday night at home to Hunter College, 3-1. In defeat, the Mariners fall to 10-8 overall on the season, while the Hawks improve to 9-9.

October 3, 2015
Men’s Soccer Powers Past Catholic, 3-1, With Three Straight Second-Half Goals
After falling behind 1-0 early in the second half, the USMMA men’s soccer team tallied three straight goals to rally past visiting Catholic, 3-1, in Landmark Conference action at Brooks Stadium on a windy and misty Saturday afternoon. The win improves the Mariners’ record to 8-3 overall (2-1 Landmark), while the Cardinals fall to 4-6-1 (1-2 Landmark).

October 3, 2015
Football Drops First Road Game Of Season, 27-7, At RPI Saturday Afternoon
On Saturday, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy football team traveled up to RPI for a Liberty League showdown. It was the Mariners’ first road game of the year. The host Engineers came out on top, 27-7, which dropped USMMA to 1-3 (0-2 Liberty) on the season, while improving their own record to 4-1 (2-0 Liberty).

October 3, 2015
Volleyball Swept In A Pair Of Landmark Matches Saturday
The USMMA women’s volleyball team lost a pair of neutral site Landmark Conference matches in straight sets on Saturday to Elizabethtown and Moravian. In defeat, the Mariners fall to 10-7 (1-4 Landmark) on the season.

October 2, 2015
Coach Toop Honored Yesterday By New York Blood Center For His Numerous Donations
USMMA 11th-year head football coach Mike Toop was invited to and attended a platelet donor recognition breakfast & awards ceremony on Thursday at the New York Academy of Medicine. The breakfast was hosted by the New York Blood Center and sponsored by the MetLife Foundation.

October 1, 2015
Yingling Earns Second Landmark Weekly Honor Earlier This Week
Back on Monday, the Landmark Conference announced that junior forward Gavin Yingling (Salisbury, Md.) was named the league’s Offensive Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sept. 27. It was the second time this season that Yingling earned this accolade, as he was also the Offensive AOTW back on Sept. 14 (for week ending Sept. 13).

September 30, 2015
Mariners Sweep CCNY In Home, Non-Conference Action Wednesday Night
On Wednesday night, the USMMA women’s volleyball team hosted the City College of New York for a non-conference contest at the Liebertz Gymnasium. The Mariners defeated the Beavers in straight sets, 25-10, 25-12 and 25-15, to improve to 10-5 overall on the season, while CCNY fell to 3-16 in defeat.

September 30, 2015
Men’s Basketball Team Takes Part In Tunnel To Towers Event
This past Sunday, Sept. 27, several members of the USMMA men’s basketball team, including the coaching staff, took part in the 14th Annual Tunnel To Towers event in New York City. The team was part of nearly 250 USMMA midshipmen that were on hand to

September 29, 2015
Mariners Edged By Valiants, 1-0, On The Road Tuesday Night
Despite out-shooting Manhattanville in the game, 19-8, the USMMA men’s soccer team lost a nail-biter to the Valiants, 1-0, on the road Tuesday night at M’Ville’s GoValiants.com Field. In defeat, the Mariners fall to 7-3 on the season, while the Valiants improve to 5-3-1.

September 28, 2015
Five New Members Inducted Into USMMA Athletics Hall Of Fame Friday Night
This past Friday night, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Athletics Department inducted five new members into its Hall of Fame as part of its 16th class to be included. The induction ceremony was in conjunction with the Academy’s and the USMMA Alumni Association and Foundation’s (AAF) Homecoming celebration this past weekend. The Alumni Association and Foundation hosted the event in Melville Hall on campus here in Kings Point.

September 26, 2015
Men’s Soccer Defeats Goucher, 2-0, Saturday For First Landmark Win
On Saturday, the USMMA men’s soccer team defeated Goucher College, 2-0, on the road to improve to 7-2 (1-1 Landmark) on the season, while the Gophers fell to 2-5-1 (0-2 Landmark) in defeat.

September 26, 2015
Volleyball Splits Action At Landmark Quadmatch Against Goucher And Catholic
The USMMA women’s volleyball team competed in the first and final match of a home Landmark Conference quadmatch on Saturday at the Liebertz Gymnasium, and after winning the opener, 3-2, over Goucher, the Mariners lost in the finale to Catholic in straight sets.

September 26, 2015
Men’s And Women’s Cross Country Results From Purple Valley Classic Available
The USMMA men’s and women’s cross country teams took part in the Purple Valley Classic, hosted by Williams College on Saturday afternoon. The men’s team placed 15th out of 22 teams competing, while the women’s squad finished in sixth place out of a field of nine teams.

September 26, 2015
Football Falls To Hobart, 30-15, In Homecoming Game Saturday
The USMMA football team lost its Liberty League opener on Saturday to visiting Hobart College, 30-15, at Brooks Stadium. The defeat drops the Mariners to 1-2 (0-1 Liberty) on the season, while the Statesmen improve to 3-1 (1-0 Liberty).

September 26, 2015
Mariners Hold On For 3-2 Road Win Over Mount St. Vincent
The USMMA women’s volleyball team traveled up to the Riverdale section of the Bronx on Thursday to take on the College of Mount St. Vincent. The Mariners took a commanding 2-0 lead in the match, before seeing the Dolphins tie the match up, 2-2. The Mariners held off the Dolphins to take the fifth and final set and earn the win.

September 22, 2015
Smolens Earns 300th Career Victory With 4-1 Home Win Over NYU Tuesday
On Tuesday, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy 26th-year head coach Michael Smolens earned his 300th career victory (all at Kings Point) when the Mariners defeated visiting NYU, 4-1, behind four second-half goals. The win improves USMMA’s record to 6-2 overall on the season, while the Violets fall to 3-4.

September 22, 2015
Volleyball Opens Landmark Action With 3-1 Home Loss To Scranton
On Tuesday night, the USMMA women’s volleyball team hosted the University of Scranton in the 2015 Landmark Conference opener for both teams. Merchant Marine lost to the visiting Royals, 3-1, falling to 7-4 overall on the season (0-1 Landmark), while Scranton improved to 13-5 (1-0 Landmark) with the win.

September 22, 2015
Smolens Announces Hiring Of Geoff Cochrane As Men’s Soccer Assistant Coach
U.S. Merchant Marine Academy 26th-year head men’s soccer coach Michael Smolens announced the hiring of Geoff Cochrane as the latest addition to the Mariners’ coaching staff as an assistant coach on Tuesday. Cochrane, who will also serve as a physical education instructor and perform various other duties in the USMMA Department of Physical Education and Athletics, officially began his appointment yesterday, Monday, Sept. 25, 2015.

September 22, 2015
Connor Cole Named Landmark Men’s Cross Country Athlete Of The Week
On Monday, the Landmark Conference announced the Athlete of the Week for men’s cross country and USMMA freshman Connor Cole (Alpharetta, Ga.) earned the accolade for the first time in his collegiate career. Cole was named the AOTW after his performance at the Bill Fritz/Charlie Way Invitational, hosted by Rowan University this past Saturday, Sept. 19, in Glassboro, N.J.

September 20, 2015
Mariners Claim Maritime Volleyball Classic Title With 3-1 Victory Over Maine Maritime
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s volleyball team defeated visiting Maine Maritime, 3-1, in the second match of the final day of the Sixth Annual Maritime Classic Volleyball Tournament on Saturday at the Liebertz Gymnasium. With the victory, the Mariners claimed the Maritime Classic Championship for the second-straight season and third time overall.

September 19, 2015
Men’s Cross Country Has Strong Second-Place Showing At Bill Fritz/Charlie Way Invite
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men?s cross country had a successful day at the Bill Fritz/Charlie Way Invitational, hosted by Rowan University, on Saturday afternoon, as the Mariners placed second out of the 11 teams competing with 77 points.

September 19, 2015
Women’s Volleyball Begins Maritime Classic With 3-0 Sweep Of Mass. Maritime
The USMMA women’s volleyball team is hosting the Sixth Annual Maritime Classic this weekend at the Liebertz Gymnasium and action got underway on Saturday with three matches. The Mariners played in the final match of the day against Massachusetts Maritime, and defeated the Buccaneers in straight-sets, 25-7, 25-9 and 25-4. Merchant Marine improves to 6-3 on the season, while the Bucs fall to 1-6.

September 19, 2015
Women’s Cross Country Finishes Seventh At Bill Fritz/Charlie Way Invite In Jersey
The USMMA women’s cross country team competed in the Bill Fritz/Charlie Way Invitational, hosted by Rowan University, on Saturday afternoon down in Southern New Jersey. The Mariners came in seventh place out of the 10 teams competing with 191 points.

September 19, 2015
Men’s Soccer Drops Landmark-Opener To Susquehanna, 2-1
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s soccer team lost its 2015 Landmark Conference opener, 2-1, to the Susquehanna Crusaders on Saturday afternoon at Brooks Stadium. In defeat, the Mariners fall to 5-2 (0-1 Landmark) on the season, while SU improves to 4-3 (1-0 Landmark).

September 18, 2015
Football Falls To SUNY Maritime, 24-14, Friday Night
The USMMA football team dropped its final non-conference game of the season on Friday night to visiting SUNY Maritime College, 24-14, at Brooks Stadium. The defeat drops the Mariners to 1-1 on the season, while the Privateers improve to 2-1.

September 17, 2015
Mariners Swept By Montclair St. For First Home Loss
On Thursday, the USMMA women’s volleyball team lost its non-conference matchup to visiting Montclair State at the Liebertz Gymnasium in straight sets, 25-20, 25-18, 25-18. The defeat drops the Mariners to 5-3 overall on the season, while the Red Hawks improve to 6-4.

September 15, 2015
Mariners Defeat Visiting St. Joseph’s Of Long Island, 3-1
The USMMA men’s soccer team hosted St. Joseph’s College of Long Island on Tuesday night at Brooks Stadium and, after over an hour delay to the start of the game due to a late arrival by the Golden Eagles, the Mariners went on to top the visitors by the final score of 3-1. Merchant Marine improves to 5-1 overall on the season, while SJC falls to 1-5.

September 14, 2015
Volleyball Drops Close Match On Road To Baruch, 3-0
The USMMA women’s volleyball team lost its non-conference matchup on the road at Baruch on Monday night in straight sets, 27-25, 28-26, 25-22. The loss drops the Mariners to 5-2 on the season, while the Bearcats improve to 5-6.

September 14, 2015
Spadafore Earns Liberty Rookie Of The Week Honors; Stone Lands On Weekly Honor Roll
On Monday, the Liberty League announced its weekly award winners for the second week of football action and USMMA had two student-athletes earn accolades. Freshman defensive back Dominic Spadafore (Lodi, Calif.) earned Rookie of the Week honors, while senior defensive back Skyler Stone (Glen Allen, Va.) was named to the weekly honor roll. The honors come after the duo’s performances in the Mariners’ 14-3 season-opening victory over rival Coast Guard on Saturday for the Secretaries’ Cup.

September 14, 2015
Yingling Named Landmark Men’s Soccer Athlete Of The Week
The Landmark Conference announced on Monday that USMMA junior forward Gavin Yingling (Salisbury, Md.) was named the league’s Athlete of the Week for men’s soccer for his performances in the Mariners’ two 1-0 victories last week. This is the third time in his career that Yingling has earned this accolade, as he did so twice during the 2014 season.

September 12, 2015
Football Opens Season With 14-3 Victory Over Coast Guard To “Complete The Sweep”
The USMMA football team put the cherry on top of a great day around campus here in Kings Point this Saturday for the host Mariners, as Merchant Marine defeated arch-rival Coast Guard, 14-3, in the 2015 season-opener at Brooks Stadium, to complete the sweep of the Bears in all three games hosted this morning/afternoon (men’s soccer, women’s volleyball and football).

September 12, 2015
Volleyball Sweeps Coast Guard For First Win Over Bears In 16 Years
The atmosphere inside the Liebertz Gymnasium was adrenaline-charged for the volleyball match between rivals Merchant Marine and Coast Guard on Saturday afternoon, with the regiments of both academies crowding the stands and cheering on their squads. It was the host Mariners that came out on top with a straight-set victory over the Bears (28-26, 25-18, 25-20).

September 12, 2015
Mariners Defeat Bears In Men’s Soccer Action, 1-0
On Saturday, the USMMA men’s soccer team defeated arch-rival Coast Guard, 1-0, in what turned out to be an exciting, nail-biting contest. The Mariners improve to 4-1 overall on the season, while the Bears fall to 1-4.

September 12, 2015
Men’s & Women’s XC Open Seasons With Fifth-Place Showings At Centre Invite
On Saturday, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men's and women's cross country teams opened the season down in Kentucky at the Centre College Invitational. The Mariner men placed fifth in a field of nine teams with a total score of 98 points, while the women's squad also came in fifth with 149 points.

September 10, 2015
Mariners Prepare For Coast Guard Rivalry Weekend To Kick Off 2015-16 Superintendent’s Trophy Competition
This Saturday will be a big day on campus here at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, as three teams host arch-rival Coast Guard in what is expected to be another great chapter in the historic rivalry. The men’s soccer, women’s volleyball and football teams are welcoming in the Bears for the first three contests of the annual Superintendent’s Trophy.

September 9, 2015
Soccer Defeats SUNY Maritime 1-0 In Overtime On Yingling’s Third Goal Of Season
The USMMA men’s soccer team traveled across the Long Island Sound/East River on Wednesday to face local rival SUNY Maritime College. The Mariners and Privateers played to a 0-0 draw after 90 minutes of regulation before junior Gavin Yingling (Salisbury, Md.) found the back of the net during the first overtime period, in the 99th minute, to give Merchant Marine the road victory.

September 9, 2015
Mariners Drop Their First Match Of The Season, 3-1, At Manhattanville
On Wednesday night, the USMMA women’s volleyball team lost its first match of the year in a hard-fought 3-1 defeat at Manhattanville College. The Mariners fall to 4-1 on the season, while the Valiants improve to 4-0.

September 6, 2015
Mariners Earn 4-0 Win Over St. Mary’s Sunday Afternoon
On Sunday, the U.S Merchant Marine Academy men’s soccer team won its second and final game of the 2015 Elmer Lord Soccer Classic, 4-0, over St. Mary’s. With the victory, the Mariners improve to 2-1 overall on the season, while the Seahawks fall to 1-2 in defeat.

September 5, 2015
Volleyball Improves To 4-0 With A Pair Of Sweeps At USMMA Invitational
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s volleyball team picked up its third and fourth straight 3-0 victories to start the 2015 season and are now riding a four-match winning streak after earning straight-set wins over Brooklyn College and Farmingdale State on Saturday at the USMMA Volleyball Invitational at the Liebertz Gymnasium.

September 5, 2015
Men’s Soccer Falls To Salisbury, 2-1, On The Road Saturday
The USMMA men’s soccer team lost a nail-biter on the road on Saturday to Salisbury University by the final score of 2-1 on the opening day of the 2015 Elmer Lord Soccer Classic, hosted by the Sea Gulls. The Mariners fall to 1-1 overall on the season, while the Salisbury improves to 2-0.

September 3, 2015
Sportsmanship A Priority For Landmark In 2015

September 2, 2015
Mariners Sweep Pratt In Home-Opener Wednesday Night
On Wednesday night, the USMMA women’s volleyball team swept visiting Pratt Institute to win its 2015 home-opener at the Liebertz Gymnasium. Merchant Marine took the first set, 25-6, before claiming the match with a 25-5 second-set win and a 25-7 victory in the clincher. The Mariners improve to 2-0 on the young season, while the Cannoneers open the year 0-1.

September 1, 2015
Yingling’s 68th-Minute Goal Stands As Game-Winner In Mariners 2-1 Victory At Rutgers-Newark
On Tuesday night, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s soccer team kicked off its 2015 season with an exciting 2-1 road victory at Rutgers-Newark. 2014 Landmark Player of the Year Gavin Yingling (Salisbury, Md.) picked up where he left off last year, notching the game-winning goal in the 68th minute to lift the Mariners to the win.

September 1, 2015
Mariners Open 2015 With Straight-Set Win At Brooklyn Tuesday Night
The USMMA women’s volleyball team began the 2015 campaign off on the right foot on Tuesday night, picking up a straight-set victory over Brooklyn College on the road, 25-14, 25-17, 25-10, at the Bulldogs’ West Quad Center.

August 31, 2015
Volleyball Home-Opener Moved Up To Wednesday, Sept. 2
On Monday, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Athletic Department announced that the women’s volleyball home-opening match against Pratt Institute has been rescheduled and will now be played this Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. at the Liebertz Gymnasium in O’Hara Hall.

August 25, 2015
Men’s Soccer Runs Clinic At Long Beach FC Last Weekend
Last weekend, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s soccer team was busy running its annual soccer clinic for the Long Beach Football Club in Long Beach, Long Island. The entire Mariner squad and coaching staff was on hand to organized activities and games for the kids and help them learn more about soccer. Once again, the clinic went very well and was a huge success.

August 24, 2015
Gill To Be Honored At LIMLF Annual Golf Classic In October
The Long Island/Metro Lacrosse Foundation (LIMLF) has announced that U.S. Merchant Marine Academy head men’s lacrosse coach Tom Gill will be the recipient of the foundation’s 2015 "Doc" Schoenbaum Award. Gill will be honored at an awards dinner after the LIMLF’s 25th Annual "Doc" Schoenbaum Golf Classic on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015, at the Tam O’Shanter Golf Club in Glen Head, N.Y.

August 21, 2015
Mariners Picked To Finish Second In Landmark Men’s Soccer Preseason Coaches Poll
After a 2014 season in which the Mariner men’s soccer team finished as the runners-up at the Landmark Conference Tournament, the league’s head coaches picked USMMA to finish in second place in the standings ahead of this upcoming 2015 campaign. The Mariners received 62 points, including one first place vote, and sit behind 2014 Regular Season and Tournament Champion, Catholic, which received 75 points and seven first-place votes.

August 13, 2015
Pitching Coach Jamie Quinn Leads Shelter Island Bucks To Historic Season In HCBL
This summer, USMMA pitching coach Jamie Quinn managed the Shelter Island Bucks of the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League (HCBL) to their first ever HCBL Championship. Throughout the regular season, the Bucks compiled the most wins in the history of the league and earned the top spot in the playoffs.

August 12, 2015
Associate Head Coach John Fitzgerald Helps Lead New York Cosmos B-Team To NPSL Championship
Over this past weekend, USMMA associate head soccer coach John Fitzgerald helped lead the New York Cosmos B-Squad to a championship in the National Premier Soccer League Championship (NPSL). The Cosmos defeated FC Chattanooga in front of a league record crowd of over 18,000 fans in Tennessee. The thrilling 3-2 overtime win caps an undefeated season for the club.

August 7, 2015
Former Mariner Assistant Bill Polian To Be Inducted Into Pro Football Hall Of Fame This Weekend
This weekend, former U.S. Merchant Marine Academy assistant coach Bill Polian will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. Polian was an assistant at the Academy for five years under former Mariner head coach George Paterno during the 1970’s. During his tenure at USMMA, Polian coached current head coach Mike Toop.

July 27, 2015
Maureen “Mo” White Named USMMA Athletic Director
The administration at the United States Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point announced on Monday that it has selected Maureen “Mo” White to lead the Department of Physical Education and Athletics (PE&A), effective today, July 27, 2015.

July 21, 2015
Santiago To Take Reins Of Volleyball Team As Interim Head Coach
On Wednesday, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Athletic Department announced that Alexa Santiago will take over as the interim head coach of the Mariners’ women’s volleyball team for this upcoming 2015 season. The announcement comes as former head coach Iain Bradbury moves on to coach at another institution.

July 17, 2015
Jackson Named CSCAA Scholar All-American Honorable Mention
USMMA rising-sophomore swimmer Andrew Jackson (Cheasapeake, Va.) was selected as an Honorable Mention Scholar All-American by the College Swimming Coaches Association of American (CSCAA). Jackson was one of four Landmark Conference swimmers that landed on the list, which was released on June 30.

July 1, 2015
2015 Cross Country Schedules Announced By Lawrence
On Wednesday, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s and women’s cross country head coach David Lawrence Jr. released the schedule for the upcoming fall 2015 season. The Mariners are slated to compete in five regular season events throughout September and October in preparation for three championship meets to close out the season.

June 11, 2015
Smolens Unveils Soccer’s 2015 Slate Of Games
USMMA men’s soccer head coach Michael Smolens revealed the Mariners’ schedule for the upcoming 2015 campaign on Thursday.

June 8, 2015
Mariners’ 2015 Football Schedule Released
On Monday, USMMA head football coach Mike Toop announced the schedule for the Mariners’ upcoming 2015 season.

June 3, 2015
Troy Smith Named Landmark Men’s Lacrosse Senior Scholar-Athlete
On Wednesday, the Landmark Conference announced that USMMA senior midfielder Troy Smith (Deer Park, Texas) was named the league’s Men’s Lacrosse Senior Scholar-Athlete for the 2015 season.

June 1, 2015
Six Mariners Selected To Landmark Conference Spring All-Sportsmanship Teams
Back in May, the Landmark Conference announced the league’s spring season All-Sportsmanship Teams and USMMA had six student-athletes selected to the squads for their displays of sportsmanship throughout the season. The All-Sportsmanship Team includes one student-athlete from each institution for each sport and is selected by the players and coaches from their respective team.

May 27, 2015
2014-15 Athletic Award Winners Announced; Lindgren And White Earn Top Accolades
U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Interim Athletic Director Captain Bill Fell announced the major award winners of the 2014-15 athletic seasons to the full Regiment of Midshipmen late last week during lunch hour at the Delano Hall dining room. The awards will be formally announced and celebrated at the USMMA Awards Convocation, set to take place on the Friday of 2015 Commencement Weekend, June 19.

May 22, 2015
USMMA Athletics Accepts Invitation To Join The Skyline Conference Beginning In 2016-17
On Friday, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Athletics Department announced that it has accepted an invitation to join the Skyline Conference, effective beginning with the 2016-17 athletic seasons. The action was voted on by the Skyline Conference Presidents’ Council and was officially approved this week.

May 19, 2015
Harty Named USILA DIII Honorable Mention All-American
U.S. Merchant Marine Academy senior Geoff Harty (Chicago, Ill.) has earned Division III Honorable Mention All-America honors after his spectacular senior campaign for the Mariners in 2015. The announcement of the All-America Teams and Honorable Mentions came from the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association on Tuesday.

May 14, 2015
Michael Weinstein 12/1/2005 – 5/13/2015
Mikey Weinstein was a 3 year old child who walked into the Kings Point mess hall on Homecoming morning back in 2009. That day, the USMMA Football Program ‘adopted’ Mikey.

May 12, 2015
24 Mariners Land On Landmark Spring Academic Honor Roll
The Landmark Conference released the list of student-athletes that were named to the 2015 Spring Academic Honor Roll on Tuesday and 24 midshipmen from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy were featured on the list. The Honor Roll, which features 396 total student-athletes, recognizes all spring student-athletes who have reached sophomore standing with a cumulative GPA of 3.20 or higher.

May 10, 2015
Despite Strong Effort, Tennis Falls In ECAC Title Match To Moravian On Sunday
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy tennis team lost to Landmark Conference-rival Moravian, 5-2, on Sunday afternoon in the ECAC Championship Match, hosted by Stevenson University at the Greenspring Tennis Courts. The Mariners conclude the season with an impressive 13-6 overall record, while the Greyhounds end the year at 13-7.

May 9, 2015
Tennis Defeats Stevenson To Advance To ECAC Championship Match; Will Face Moravian On Sunday For Title
The No. 2-seed USMMA tennis team defeated the host No. 3-seed Stevenson University, 5-2, on Saturday in the ECAC Semifinals at the Mustangs’ Greenspring Tennis Courts. The Mariners (13-5) will move on to face top-seeded Moravian (12-7) on Sunday in the Championship Match in an All-Landmark Conference Final.

May 7, 2015
McDonough Named Landmark Rookie Of The Year, Also Lands On First Team Along With Hicks
On Thursday, the Landmark Conference announced the post-season awards for men’s tennis and USMMA freshman Jake McDonough (Wilmington, N.C.) was selected by the conference’s head coaches as the Rookie of the Year. McDonough also landed on the All-Landmark First Team for singles along with sophomore James Hicks (Haddon Heights, N.J.) and the pair was also named to the Second Team for doubles.

May 6, 2015
Brad Suciu Selected To Second Team All-Landmark As Reliever
USMMA junior relief pitcher Brad Suciu (Zanesville, Ohio) was selected by the Landmark Conference head coaches to the All-Landmark Second Team, as announced by the league on Wednesday morning.

May 5, 2015
Neumann Lands On Men’s Outdoor T&F Second Team All-Landmark
On Tuesday, the Landmark Conference announced the post-season honors for men’s outdoor track & field and USMMA freshman Blase Neumann (Spokane, Wash.) earned a spot on the All-Landmark Second Team.

May 5, 2015
Tennis Selected To Compete For ECAC Championship This Weekend As No. 2 Seed
The Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) released the tournament field for the upcoming 2015 ECAC Division III Men’s Outdoor Tennis Championship on Monday, and USMMA earned the No. 2 seed in the four-team tournament. The ECAC Championship will be held this Saturday and Sunday, May 9-10, at Stevenson University in Stevenson, Md.

May 3, 2015
Mariners Place Fifth At Landmark Outdoor Championship Meet
The USMMA men’s track and field team completed action at the 2015 Landmark Conference Outdoor Championship Meet on Sunday. The Mariners finished the event in fifth place with 21 total points.

May 3, 2015
Women’s Track & Field Wraps Up Action At Landmark Outdoor Championships Sunday
On Sunday, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s track & field team competed in the second and final day of the Landmark Conference Outdoor Championships, hosted by Susquehanna University. The Mariners placed seventh overall in the event.

May 2, 2015
Neumann Wins Silver, Qualifies For ECACs In Pole Vault On Day One Of Landmark Champs
On Saturday, freshman Blase Neumann (Spokane, Wash.) placed second in the pole vault event on the first day of the Landmark Outdoor Track & Field Championship Meet, hosted by Susquehanna University. His mark of 4.40 meters (14’ 5.25”) also qualifies him for the ECAC Championship Meet, which will be held May 14-15 in Springfield, Mass.

May 2, 2015
Miller Sets New Academy Outdoor 400-Meter Mark On First Day Of Landmark Championships
Freshman Alex Miller (Stevensville, Mich.) set a new USMMA women’s record in the 400-meter dash with a time of 1:01.33 in the preliminaries during day one of the Landmark Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships on Saturday, hosted by Susquehanna University.

April 28, 2015
Tennis’ Historic Season Comes To An End With 5-0 Loss At Juniata In Landmark Semifinals
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy tennis team’s magical 2015 season has come to an end after the Mariners were defeated by top-seeded Juniata, 5-0, on Tuesday at the Eagles’ Raffensberger Courts in the Landmark Conference Tournament Semifinals.

April 28, 2015
Mariners End Season With Non-Conference Loss At Old Westbury Tuesday Night
On Tuesday night, the USMMA baseball team played its final game of the 2015 season at local, non-conference opponent Old Westbury, and lost by the final score of 6-1. The Mariners end the year with a 13-19 record, while the Panthers improve to 22-8.

April 28, 2015
Harty Selected As Landmark MLAX Player Of The Year; Three Other Mariners Earn All-Conference Accolades
The Landmark Conference announced the men’s lacrosse postseason award winners and All-Conference Teams on Tuesday and USMMA senior Geoff Harty (Chicago, Ill.) was selected by the league’s head coaches as the 2015 Player of the Year.

April 28, 2015
De Ryckere Named Landmark Athlete Of The Week; Mariners Gearing Up For Juniata This Afternoon In Landmark Semis
On Monday morning, the Landmark Conference announced the weekly awards for men’s tennis and USMMA junior Alec De Ryckere (San Diego, Calif.) was honored as the league’s athlete of the week. The accolade comes after De Ryckere helped lead the Mariners to three-straight victories in the final week of the regular season at home against John Jay on Tuesday, on the road at Elizabethtown on Friday and back at home on Saturday against Scranton.

April 27, 2015
Women’s Lacrosse Ends Season Monday With Loss At Old Westbury
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s lacrosse team wrapped up the 2015 season on Monday with a road game at non-conference opponent Old Westbury. The Mariners lost the game, 13-1, to end the year with a 1-11 overall record, while the Panthers improve to 6-9.

April 26, 2015
Hwang Wins 110-Meter Hurdles To Lead Mariners At St. Joseph’s Last Chance Invite Sunday
The USMMA men’s track & field team competed in the Last Chance Invitational on Sunday, hosted St. Joseph’s College of Long Island. The Mariners had five top-five finishes at the event, including one first-place showing.

April 26, 2015
Miller’s First-Place Finish In 200-Meter Run Highlights Mariners Day At Last Chance Invite
On Sunday, the USMMA women’s track & field team took part in the Last Chance Invitational, hosted by St. Joseph’s College of Long Island out in Suffolk County. The Mariners saw four of their five entries finish in the top five at the event.

April 26, 2015
Mariners Close Out Season With 16-3 Road Win At Wash & Jeff
On Sunday, the USMMA men’s lacrosse team played its final game of the 2015 season at Landmark opponent Washington & Jefferson and defeated the Presidents, 16-3, at Wash & Jeff’s Alexandre Stadium. The Mariners end the year with an even 7-7 record, including a 3-4 mark in league play, while the Presidents fall to 8-8 (1-6 Landmark).

April 26, 2015
Baseball Drops Series-Finale At Moravian, 9-4
The USMMA baseball team dropped its series-finale at Moravian on Sunday, 9-4. The Mariners fall to 13-18 overall (8-13 Landmark), while the Greyhounds improve to 18-17 (13-8 Landmark).

April 25, 2015
Tennis Clinches First Landmark Tourney Berth In Program History, Defeating Scranton At Home, 5-4, Saturday
The USMMA tennis team is heading to the Landmark Conference Tournament for the first time in program history! In front of a large and supportive crowd of 147 at the Brooks Stadium Courts on Saturday afternoon, the Mariners punched their ticket with a 5-4 home victory over the University of Scranton in a win-and-your-in matchup for both teams.

April 25, 2015
Baseball Splits Landmark Action At Moravian Saturday
The USMMA baseball team lost the first game of its Landmark doubleheader to Moravian Saturday, 3-1, but regrouped to defeat the Greyhounds, 5-3, in the second game. The Mariners move to 13-17 (8-12 Landmark), while Moravian goes to 17-17 (12-8 Landmark).

April 25, 2015
Mariners Celebrate Senior Day Before Home Game Against Susquehanna Saturday
On Saturday, the USMMA women’s lacrosse team celebrated Senior Day before its home-finale against Landmark Conference opponent Susquehanna. The Mariners honored graduating seniors Alison Griffith (Farmingdale, N.J.) and Elizabeth Noonan (Charlottesville, Va.) with a special Senior Day ceremony.

April 24, 2015
Mariners Grind Out 5-4 Road Victory Over E-Town Friday; Prepare For Huge Home Match Vs. Scranton Saturday
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy tennis team defeated Landmark Conference opponent Elizabethtown, 5-4, at the Blue Jays’ Alumni Courts on Friday to improve its winning streak to seven-straight (and 10 of its last 11) matches. The Mariners improve to 11-4 overall (4-3 Landmark) with the victory, while E-Town falls to 4-12 (2-6 Landmark) in defeat.

April 23, 2015
Mariners Fall To St. Joseph’s Of Brooklyn Thursday In Home-Finale
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy baseball team lost its home-finale to visiting St. Joseph’s of Brooklyn on Thursday afternoon on Lower Roosevelt Field by the final score of 9-1. The Mariners’ record drops to 12-16 overall, while the Bears improve to 14-15.

April 22, 2015
Harty Reaches 200-Point Plateau As Mariners Defeat Visiting Mitchell In Home-Finale
USMMA senior Geoff Harty (Chicago, Ill.) became just the eighth player in USMMA men’s lacrosse history to reach the 200-point plateau in his career, as he scored five fourth quarter goals to reach the milestone, helping to lead the Mariners to an 18-3 victory over Mitchell on Wednesday afternoon in the 2015 home-finale at Brooks Stadium.

April 21, 2015
Tennis Keeps Rolling With 9-0 Sweep Of John Jay For Sixth-Straight Win
The USMMA tennis team has been on fire as of late, winning its sixth-straight match (and ninth of its last 10) after a 9-0 sweep over non-conference opponent John Jay on Tuesday afternoon at the Brooks Stadium Courts. The Mariners improve to 10-4 overall on the season, while the Bloodhounds fall to 4-9.

April 21, 2015
WLAX Falls To Coast Guard, 14-5, In First Ever Meeting With Bears
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s lacrosse team hosted Coast Guard on Tuesday night at Brooks Stadium in the first ever meeting between the two schools, as the Bears just joined the NCAA ranks for the 2015 season. Despite a strong second half, the Mariners lost to their rivals by the final score of 14-5. USMMA’s record drops to 1-9 overall on the season, while USCGA improves to 4-11.

April 21, 2015
USMMA Holds Academic Stars Ceremony Monday Where Over 100 Student-Athletes Earn Stars
On Monday, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy held the 2014-15 Second Term Academic Stars Ceremony on campus at the Ackerman Auditorium. A total of 279 midshipmen were awarded academic stars for their distinction in the classroom, including 106 student-athletes.

April 19, 2015
Women’s Track & Field Hosts Coach Omeltchenko Invitational Sunday On Senior Day
On Sunday, the USMMA women’s track & field team hosted the 2015 Coach O Invite. Before the event started, the squad paid tribute to its lone graduating senior, Sara Ellenberger (Phoenix, Ariz.) with a Senior Day ceremony.

April 19, 2015
Men’s T&F Celebrates Senior Day Sunday Hosting Coach O Invite
On Sunday, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s track & field team hosted the Coach Omeltchenko Invitational at the Brooks Stadium Track & Field complex. Prior to the competition, the Mariners held a Senior Day ceremony for its three graduating seniors – David Del Corso (Bridgewater, N.J.), Matthew Pastuszak (Berlin, Conn.) and Collin Putnam (Erie, Pa.).

April 19, 2015
Baseball Salvages Last Game Of Series At Catholic, 2-1
On Sunday, the USMMA baseball team won its last game of a three-game series at Catholic by the final score of 2-1. The Mariners end their six-game losing skid with the victory and improve to 12-15 (7-11 Landmark), while the host Cardinals fall to 18-11-1 (9-9 Landmark).

April 19, 2015
Mariners Extend Win-Streak To Five With 9-0 Victory Over Pratt On Senior Day
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy tennis team swept visiting Pratt Institute on Sunday in a home non-conference match, 9-0, at the Brooks Stadium Courts to improve its current win-streak to five matches. The Mariners sit at 9-4 overall and have guaranteed a winning regular season for the first time in recent program history.

April 18, 2015
Tennis Earns Huge Landmark Victory Over Catholic On The Road, 6-3
The USMMA tennis team defeated Landmark Conference opponent Catholic for the first time in program history on the road Saturday to earn its program-best third league win and help its quest to make the conference tournament for the first time ever.

April 18, 2015
Men’s Lacrosse Caps Off Senior Day With 7-5 Landmark Win Over Drew
On Saturday, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s lacrosse team paid tribute to its eight graduating seniors with a special Senior Day ceremony before it’s Landmark Conference contest against visiting Drew University. On the field, the Mariners put the cherry on top of the beautiful day at Brooks Stadium with a hard-earned 7-5 victory over the Rangers. USMMA improves to 5-7 overall (2-4 Landmark) with the win, while Drew falls to 2-10 (0-6 Landmark).

April 18, 2015
Despite Two Late Rallies, Baseball Drops Both Games Of Landmark DH At Catholic
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy baseball team was swept in a Landmark Conference doubleheader on Saturday down at The Catholic University of America, dropping the first game by the final of 4-2, before losing the second game, 6-5.

April 18, 2015
Women’s Lacrosse Upended By Catholic Saturday On The Road
On Saturday, the USMMA women’s lacrosse team lost a road Landmark Conference game at Catholic by the final score of 18-1. The defeat drops the Mariners to 1-8 (0-5 Landmark), while the Cardinals improve to 11-3 (5-0 Landmark).

April 16, 2015
Tennis Makes It Three-Straight With 9-0 Sweep Over St. Joseph’s-Brooklyn
The USMMA tennis team won its third-straight match on Thursday, sweeping visiting St. Joseph’s College of Brooklyn, 9-0, at the Brooks Stadium Tennis Courts. The victory improves the Mariners’ record to 7-4, while the Bears fall to 1-5.

April 16, 2015
WLAX Edged By SUNY Maritime In Sound Shootout, 11-9
The USMMA women’s lacrosse team lost to rival SUNY Maritime, 11-9, on Thursday night in the Third Annual Sound Shootout at the Privateers’ Reinhart Field. The Mariners fall to 1-7 in defeat, while the Privateers improve to 3-8.

April 15, 2015
Mariners Lose Non-Conference Game At CSI Wednesday Night
On Wednesday night, the USMMA baseball team lost a non-conference game at the College of Staten Island by the final score of 11-5. In defeat, the Mariners fall to 11-13 overall, while the Dolphins improve to 14-9.

April 14, 2015
Tennis Wins Non-Conference Match Over Lehman, 9-0
On Tuesday afternoon, the USMMA tennis team defeated visiting Lehman College in a non-conference showdown, 9-0, at the Brooks Stadium Tennis Courts. The Mariners improve to 6-4 overall on the season, while the Lightning fall to 1-7.

April 13, 2015
James Hicks Named Landmark Men’s Tennis Athlete Of The Week
On Monday, the Landmark Conference announced its Athletes of the Week and USMMA sophomore James Hicks (Haddon Heights, N.J.) earned the honor for men’s tennis. This is the second time in his career that Hicks was named the Athlete of the Week, as he also got the accolade back on March 31, 2014, during his freshman campaign.

April 13, 2015
Tedesco Recognized As ASCA Coach Of Excellence
Earlier this year, the American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA) recognized U.S. Merchant Marine Academy head swimming & diving coach Sean Tedesco as a Coach of Excellence for the calendar year 2014 for his work with the Mariner swim & dive programs.

April 12, 2015
Ellenberger’s First-Place Showing In Discus Highlights Mariners Day At Eight-Way Meet
The USMMA women’s track & field team hosted the Eight-Way Meet on Sunday afternoon at the Brooks Stadium Complex. Three Mariners finished in first place in their events.

April 12, 2015
Mariners Get Three First-Place Finishes At Home Meet Sunday
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s track & field team hosted the Eight-Way Meet on Sunday afternoon at the Brooks Stadium Complex. Three Mariners finished in first place in their events.

April 12, 2015
Tennis Sweeps Susquehanna, 9-0, In Landmark Conference Action
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy tennis team easily handled Landmark Conference opponent Susquehanna, 9-0, on a beautiful Sunday afternoon at the Brooks Stadium Tennis Courts. The Mariners improve to 5-4 (2-3 Landmark) with the victory, while the Crusaders fall to 0-10 (0-5 Landmark).

April 12, 2015
Baseball Falls To Elizabethtown On Senior Day
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy baseball team dropped its series-finale against Elizabethtown College, 20-5, on Sunday afternoon at Lower Roosevelt Field. The Mariners fall to 11-12 (6-9 Landmark) in defeat, while the Blue Jays improve to 19-9 (10-5 Landmark).

April 11, 2015
2015 Moravian Coach P Invitational Women’s Results
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s track & field team competed in the 2015 Coach P Invitational on Saturday, hosted by Moravian College.

April 11, 2015
Men’s Track & Field Results From Moravian’s Coach P Invite
The USMMA men's track & field team competed in Moravian's Coach P Invite on Saturday in Bethlehem, Pa.

April 11, 2015
Mariners Drop Home Match To Juniata, 7-2
The USMMA tennis team dropped a home Landmark match to Juniata College on Saturday afternoon, 7-2, at the Brooks Stadium Courts. The Mariners fall to 4-4 (1-3 Landmark), while the Eagles improve to 8-4 (5-0 Landmark).

April 11, 2015
Baseball Swept By E-Town Saturday Afternoon
The USMMA baseball team lost both games of a home Landmark Conference doubleheader against Elizabethtown College on Saturday afternoon at Lower Roosevelt Field, dropping game one 7-2 before losing the second game by the final of 14-4. The Mariners’ record moves to an even 11-11 overall (6-8 Landmark), while the Blue Jays improve to 18-9 (9-5 Landmark).

April 11, 2015
Men’s LAX Nipped By Scranton On Saturday, 9-7, At Home
The USMMA men’s lacrosse team lost a close battle to the University of Scranton, 9-7, on Saturday afternoon at Brooks Stadium. The defeat drops the Mariners to 4-7 (1-4 Landmark), while the Royals improve to 8-6 (4-1 Landmark).

April 11, 2015
Women’s Lacrosse Defeated By Scranton On The Road Saturday
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s lacrosse team travelled to Landmark Conference foe University of Scranton on Saturday for a conference matchup against the Royals. The Marines lost by the final score of 17-4, dropping their record to 1-6 (0-4 Landmark), while Scranton improved to 5-6 (3-0 Landmark).

April 9, 2015
Mariners One-Hit St. Joseph’s-L.I. In 14-0 Road Win Thursday
On Thursday, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy baseball team took on non-conference opponent St. Joseph’s of Long Island at the Golden Eagles’ Gregg Alfano Field. Three Mariner pitchers combined for a one-hit shutout and USMMA scored 14 runs on 14 hits for the 14-0 victory. With the win, Merchant Marine improves to 11-9, while St. Joe’s falls to 9-9.

April 8, 2015
Men’s Lacrosse Holds Off Late SUNY Maritime Rally For 10-7 Road Win
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s lacrosse team captured the Captain John Hagedorn Cup for the seventh-straight season with a 10-7 victory on the road at rival SUNY Maritime College. The Mariners improve their record to 4-6 overall, while the Privateers fall to 5-5.

April 8, 2015
Tennis Downs Drew, 7-2, For First Landmark Win
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy tennis team defeated Landmark Conference foe Drew University, 7-2, on Wednesday night at the Rangers’ Simon Forum. With the victory, the Mariners move to 4-3 (1-2 Landmark) on the season, while Drew falls to 3-7 (0-4 Landmark).

April 8, 2015
Mariners To Join NEWMAC Conference For Football In 2017 Season
On Wednesday morning, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Athletics Department announced that it will be ushering in a new era for the Mariner football program beginning in the 2017 season. USMMA will be moving into the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference, which will begin sponsoring football in the fall of 2017.

April 8, 2015
Wednesday’s Tennis Match Moved To Drew University
Due to the inclement weather, the head coaches of the USMMA and Drew University tennis teams agreed to move Wednesday’s match to Madison, N.J., on the campus of Drew.

April 8, 2015
Patrick Morgan Named Landmark Pitcher Of The Week
On Monday, the Landmark Conference announced the league’s baseball athletes of the week and USMMA sophomore Patrick Morgan (Roxboro, N.C.) earned Pitcher of the Week accolades.

April 6, 2015
Mariners Drop Rubber Game Against Scranton, 16-10
The USMMA baseball team lost the third and final game of a key series against the University of Scranton, 16-10, on Monday afternoon at Lower Roosevelt Field. The loss drops the Mariners to 10-9 (6-6 Landmark) on the season, while the Royals improve to 9-11 (7-5 Landmark).

April 4, 2015
Neumann Wins Pole Vault In Mariners’ Outdoor Season-Opener At Osprey Open
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s track & field team opened the outdoor season on Saturday at the Osprey Open, hosted by Richard Stockton College. The Mariners had four top-10 finishes at the event, including a win by freshman Blase Neumann (Spokane, Wash.) in the pole vault.

April 4, 2015
Women’s Track & Field Opens Outdoor Season At Osprey Open Saturday
On Saturday, the USMMA women’s track & field team finally opened the outdoor portion of its season after two straight meets that were cancelled due to weather. The Mariners competed at the Osprey Open down at Richard Stockton College.

April 4, 2015
Baseball Splits Landmark Doubleheader With Scranton Saturday
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy baseball team split a Landmark Conference doubleheader against Scranton on Saturday afternoon, winning the opener, 6-0, behind a gem by sophomore starter Patrick Morgan (Roxboro, N.C.), before losing in the second game, 7-2. The Mariners’ record moves to 10-8 (6-4 Landmark), while the Royals move to 8-11 (6-4 Landmark).

April 4, 2015
MLAX Falls Short Of Elizabethtown On The Road, 12-8, Despite Strong Fourth Quarter
The USMMA men’s lacrosse team lost at Landmark Conference opponent Elizabethtown on Saturday by the final score of 12-8 at the Blue Jays’ Wolf Field. In defeat, the Mariners fall to 3-6 (1-3 Landmark), while E-Town improves to 10-2 (4-0 Landmark).

April 4, 2015
Women’s Lax Drops Home Landmark Tilt Vs. Drew Saturday
The USMMA women’s lacrosse team lost its home Landmark Conference game against Drew University on Saturday at Brooks Stadium, 17-2. The Mariners fall to 1-5 (0-3 Landmark) with the defeat, while the Rangers improve to 6-3 (1-2 Landmark).

April 3, 2015
AVCA Awards Women’s Volleyball Head Coach Iain Bradbury With Thirty Under 30 Award
On Wednesday, the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced the 2015 Thirty Under 30 Winners and U.S. Merchant Marine Academy second-year head coach Iain Bradbury was named a recipient of the prestigious honor.

April 2, 2015
Mariners Overwhelm John Jay Thursday In Non-Conference Action
The USMMA baseball team picked up its second non-conference win in as many days, downing John Jay College, 12-2, on Thursday at Lower Roosevelt Field. The Mariners improve to 9-7 overall on the season, while the Bloodhounds fall to 0-10.

April 2, 2015
Tennis Wins Home-Opener Over CCNY, 8-1
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy tennis team won its 2015 home-opener on Thursday against the City College of New York by the final score of 8-1. The Mariners move to an even 3-3 overall, while the Beavers fall to 1-7.

April 1, 2015
Mariners Earn Second Program Victory With 15-1 Home Win Over St. Elizabeth Wednesday
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s lacrosse team defeated non-conference opponent the College of Saint Elizabeth, 15-1, on Wednesday night for the Mariners’ second win in program history. It was also the largest margin of victory and most goals scored in a game for USMMA. With the win, the Mariners improve to 1-4 on the season, while the Eagles fall to 0-6.

April 1, 2015
Baseball Defeats Mount St. Vincent, 9-8, In Eight In Back-And-Forth Affair
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy finally played its home-opener on Wednesday, defeating non-conference foe the College of Mount St. Vincent, 9-8, in eight innings at Lower Roosevelt Field. The game was called in the top of the ninth inning due to darkness. The Mariners improve to 8-7 overall on the year, while the Dolphins fall to 4-11.

April 1, 2015
Tennis Sweeps St. Joseph’s-L.I. On The Road Wednesday Evening
The USMMA tennis team defeated non-conference opponent St. Joseph’s of Long Island, 9-0, on Wednesday to improve to 2-3 on the season. The Golden Eagles fall to 1-2 in defeat.

March 31, 2015
Men’s Lacrosse Falls In Non-Conference Action Tuesday To WestConn, 11-8
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s lacrosse team dropped a non-conference game on Tuesday night to Western Connecticut State, 11-8. The Mariners fall to 3-5 overall on the season, while the Colonials pick up their first victory and improve to 1-8

March 31, 2015
Tuesday’s Home Baseball And Road Tennis Contests Postponed
Due to the expected rainstorm that will pass over Long Island this afternoon into tonight, the USMMA athletic department has postponed two of its contests that were scheduled for Tuesday.

March 29, 2015
Baseball Swept By Susquehanna In Sunday Doubleheader
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy baseball team lost both games of its Landmark Conference doubleheader at Susquehanna University on Sunday, dropping the opener, 4-0, before losing the second game, 3-1. The Mariners fall to an even 7-7 overall (5-4 Landmark) on the season, while the Crusaders improve to 9-7 (6-2 Landmark).

March 29, 2015
Tennis Defeated By Goucher, 8-1, Sunday Afternoon
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy tennis team lost at Landmark Conference opponent Goucher on Sunday, 8-1. The Mariners fall to 1-3 (0-2 Landmark) on the young season, while the Gophers improve to 7-4 (2-0 Landmark).

March 28, 2015
Mariners Edged By Crusaders, 2-1, In Pitchers' Duel
The USMMA baseball team lost to Susquehanna on the road on Saturday afternoon, 2-1, at the Crusaders’ Harold Bollinger Field. The Mariners fall to 7-5 (5-2 Landmark) in defeat, while Susquehanna improves to 7-7 (4-2 Landmark).

March 28, 2015
Women’s Lacrosse Falls To Elizabethtown On The Road Saturday
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s lacrosse team made its first trip ever to Elizabethtown College on Saturday to face their Landmark Conference opponent and the host Blue Jays came out on top by the final score of 17-3.

March 28, 2015
Men’s Lacrosse Drops Road Landmark Game At Susquehanna, 9-4
The USMMA men’s lacrosse team lost a Landmark Conference contest on the road on Saturday afternoon, falling to the Crusaders of Susquehanna University, 9-4, at SU’s Sassafras Field. The defeat drops the Mariners to 3-4 (1-2 Landmark) on the season, while the Crusaders improve to 8-2 (2-1 Landmark).

March 26, 2015
Thursday’s Tennis Match Vs. CCNY Postponed Due To Rainstorm
For the second-straight day an athletic contest between the U.S. Merchant Marine academy and the City College of New York has been postponed due to weather. This time the two institutions’ tennis match that was scheduled for Thursday at 4 p.m. has been affected by Mother Nature.

March 25, 2015
MLAX Holds Of Manhattanville’s Late Rally For 7-6 Road Victory
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s lacrosse team defeated non-conference opponent Manhattanville College, 7-6, at GoValiants.com Field on Wednesday night in Westchester County. The Mariners improve to an even 3-3 overall on the season, while the Valiants fall to 2-4.

March 25, 2015
Baseball’s Mid-Week Contest Vs. CCNY Postponed Due To Rain
The USMMA baseball game against the City College of New York that was scheduled for Wednesday afternoon has been postponed due to rainstorms in the area.

March 24, 2015
Tennis Swept By Coast Guard Tuesday Afternoon
The USMMA tennis team lost on the road to rival Coast Guard, 9-0, on Tuesday at the Bears’ Rolland Field House. The defeat drops the Mariners to 1-2 on the young season, while USCGA improves to 3-2.

March 23, 2015
Rangers Score Three In Top Of The Ninth To Top Mariners, 5-4
The USMMA baseball team lost its Landmark series-finale to Drew University, 5-4, on Monday night out at Baseball Heaven. The Mariners led 4-2 going into the last inning, but the Rangers scored three times in the top of the ninth to take the lead and eventually held off Merchant Marine in the bottom for the victory.

March 23, 2015
Sithong Earns Second Straight Landmark Baseball Athlete Of The Week Honor
The Landmark Conference announced on Monday that USMMA freshman Jacob Sithong (Orlando, Fla.) was named the Baseball Athlete of the Week for the second consecutive week. The honor comes after the rookie helped lead the Mariners to a 3-0 week with a non-conference road win over Baruch on Tuesday and a doubleheader sweep over league foe Drew on Sunday.

March 18, 2015
Mariners Finish 20th At NCAA Championships; Lindgren Earns National Runner-Up Twice & Three All-America Honors
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s swimming & diving team completed competition at the 2015 NCAA Division III Championships on Saturday night and the Mariners placed 20th overall in the country out of the 52-team field with 47 points.

March 22, 2015
Morgan’s Shutdown Pitching, Sithong’s Four-RBI Game Lead Mariners To Sweep Over Drew
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy baseball team swept Drew University in a Landmark doubleheader on Sunday out at Baseball Heaven in Suffolk County, taking the first game by the final of 3-2 before winning the second on a walk-off in extra innings, 9-8, in eight.

March 22, 2015
Tennis Edged By Moravian, 5-4, In Landmark Opener On The Road On Sunday
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy tennis team lost its first Landmark Conference match of the season on Sunday at Moravian in a nail-biter. The host Greyhounds escaped with a narrow 5-4 victory, dropping the Mariners to 1-1 (0-1 Landmark) on the season and improving their record to 5-3 (1-0 Landmark).

March 21, 2015
WLAX Upended By Goucher Saturday In First Home Game
The USMMA women’s lacrosse team lost its home-opener to Landmark Conference opponent Goucher, 17-4, on Saturday at Brooks Stadium. The defeat drops the Mariners to 0-3 (0-1 Landmark), while the Gophers improve to 7-2 (1-0 Landmark).

March 21, 2015
Men’s Lacrosse Falls To Catholic In Landmark Home-Opener, 16-6
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy returned home for its first game on the friendly confines of Brooks Stadium on Saturday, hosting Landmark Conference foe Catholic University for the first home league game of the season.

March 21, 2015
Saturday’s Baseball Game Against Drew Postponed Due To Snow Storm
The late winter snow storm that hit the Metropolitan Area yesterday has forced the USMMA baseball game against Drew that was scheduled for 5 p.m. to be postponed. The storm dumped nearly seven inches of snow in parts of Suffolk County, where the game was supposed to be played at Baseball Heaven.

March 20, 2015
Kyle Arestivo Awarded NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship
Earlier this week, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) announced that it has awarded U.S. Merchant Marine Academy senior Kyle Arestivo (Northport, N.Y.) with a prestigious NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship. Arestivo becomes the first midshipman at USMMA ever to be selected by the NCAA for this great award.

March 20, 2015
Saturday Time Changes: Men’s & Women’s Lax And Baseball Games All Pushed Back
Due to the impending snow storm that is expected to hit the New York Metropolitan Area all day Friday, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Athletic Department is announcing time changes to its home games for men’s and women’s lacrosse and baseball on Saturday, March 21.

March 19, 2015
Mariners Sail Past York In 2015 Season-Opener, 9-0
The USMMA tennis team swept York College on the road on Thursday in its 2015 season-opener by the final score of 9-0. The Mariners won every single match played on the afternoon – the three doubles competitions and six singles matchups.

March 19, 2015
Two Wrestlers Earn NWCA Scholar All-American Honors; Mariners Rank 21st In Nation For Team GPA & Place Four On Centennial Academic Honor Roll
Late last week, two members of the USMMA wrestling team earned National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) Division III Scholar All-American honors for the 2014-15 season – junior Ricky Fisher (Nashville, Tenn.) and sophomore Patrick Rooney (Belgrade, Minn.). Also, the NWCA announced the Scholar Team Awards and Merchant Marine ranked tied for 21st among all Division III wrestling programs.

March 18, 2015
Women’s Lacrosse Falls In Road Contest At Purchase Wednesday Night
The USMMA women’s lacrosse team lost a non-conference game at SUNY Purchase College on Wednesday night, 20-4. The Mariners fall to 0-2 on the season, while the Panthers improve to 3-0.

March 18, 2015
NCAA Division III Swimming & Diving Championship Updates
The 2015 NCAA Division III Swimming & Diving Championship Meet began this morning down in Texas and the Mariners had two swimmers compete in the preliminaries of the 200 individual medley event.

March 17, 2015
Mariners Tame Bearcats In 11-8 Road Victory In Brooklyn On St. Patty’s Day; Sithong Earns Landmark And ECAC Weekly Honors
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy baseball team won its first game played in its home state on Wednesday, a road contest against Baruch College at MCU Park in Coney Island. The Mariners outlasted the Bearcats, 11-8, on a very windy day and improve their record to 5-3, while Baruch falls to 3-8.

March 17, 2015
Lindgren & Hewitt Primed For NCAA Championship Meet This Week
The 2015 NCAA Division III Swimming & Diving Tournament commences tomorrow, Wednesday, March 18, down in Shenandoah, Texas, and USMMA will have two swimmers competing at the national event – senior Kevin Lindgren (Palm City, Fla.) and sophomore Stone Hewitt (Destin, Fla.). Preliminaries begin at 10 a.m. at the Conroe ISD Natatorium.

March 14, 2015
Baseball Sweeps Juniata In Landmark-Opening Series
The USMMA baseball team opened Landmark Conference action with a three-game series sweep over Juniata College over the past two days in the Mariners’ last bit of action down at the 2015 Gene Cusic Classic in sunny Florida. Merchant Marine’s record improves to 4-3 over (3-0 Landmark), while the Eagles fall to 4-4 (0-3 Landmark).

March 14, 2015
Men’s Lacrosse Beats Goucher, 8-7, On Smith’s Game-Winner With Nine Seconds Left
Despite blowing a 7-2 third quarter lead on the road, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s lacrosse team defeated Goucher College on Saturday afternoon in the Landmark Conference opener, 8-7, thanks to a goal by senior Troy Smith (Deer Park, Texas) with just nine seconds remaining in regulation time. The Mariners improve to 2-2 (1-0 Landmark) on the season, while the Gophers fall to 5-3 (0-1 Landmark).

March 13, 2015
Baseball Climbs Back To .500 With Doubleheader Sweep Of Juniata
The USMMA baseball team swept a Landmark Conference doublheader over Juniata on Friday down in Sunny Florida

March 13, 2015
Petersen Lubow To Be Inducted Into ECAC Hall Of Fame As Part Of Its Inaugural Class
The Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) announced late Thursday that former U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Director of Athletics Sue Petersen Lubow will be inducted into the conference’s Hall of Fame as part of its inaugural class of inductees.

March 13, 2015
Fisher’s Quest For National Championship Cut Short Friday
USMMA junior wrestler Ricky Fisher (Nashville, Tenn.) took part in the 2015 NCAA Division III Wrestling Championship Meet on Friday, hosted by Elizabethtown College at the Giant Center. Fisher lost his first two bouts of the event in the 197-pound weight class and has been eliminated from competition.

March 12, 2015
NCAA Championship Preview: Fisher Prepared For Tough Test At Nationals This Weekend
Earlier this month, junior wrestler Ricky Fisher (Nashville, Tenn.) qualified for the NCAA Division III Wrestling Championships with a second-place performance in the 197-pound weight class at the East Regional Event down in Roanoke, Va. Now, Fisher is ready to take part in the national championships, which will be held this weekend, March 13-14, at the Giant Center in Hersey, Pa., hosted by Elizabethtown College.

March 11, 2015
MLAX Drops Neutral Site Game Vs. Alfred, 10-6, In Myrtle Beach
The USMMA men’s lacrosse team lost to Alfred University, 10-6, on Wednesday afternoon at Myrtle Beach High School. The Mariners fall to 1-2 overall on the season, while the Saxons improve to 3-0.

March 11, 2015
Baseball Wins First Game Of Season, 13-11, In Extras Over Illinois College
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy baseball team captured its first win of the 2015 season on Wednesday, earning a 13-11 victory in eight innings in a sloppy game against Illinois College.

March 10, 2015
12 Mariners Named To Landmark Conference Winter Academic Honor Roll
The Landmark announced its 2015 Winter Academic Honor Roll selections today, with 285 student-athletes receiving recognition. The Honor Roll recognizes all winter student-athletes who have reached sophomore standing with a cumulative GPA of 3.20 or higher.

March 10, 2015
Hewitt To Join Lindgren At NCAAs After Official Invite On Monday
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s swimming & diving team will now send two swimmers to the NCAA Division III National Championship Meet later this month, as sophomore Stone Hewitt (Destin, Fla.) was officially invited by the NCAA on Monday.

March 9, 2015
Mariners Fall To Coast Guard, 6-3, To Close Out Three-Game Series
On Monday morning, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy baseball team finished its season-opening three-game series against rival Coast Guard down in Florida with a 6-2 loss. The Mariners’ record falls to 0-3 on the young season, while the Bears improve to 4-0.

March 8, 2015
Baseball Drops A Pair Of One-Run Games To Coast Guard In Season-Opening Doubleheader
The USMMA baseball team began the 2015 season on Sunday down in sunny Florida with a doubleheader against rival Coast Guard. The Mariners were on the wrong end of two one-run games, however, dropping the first by the score of 9-8 before falling in the second, 1-0.

March 8, 2015
Men’s Lacrosse Edged By Oswego State, 6-5
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s lacrosse team lost for the first time this season to visiting Oswego State in a very close affair, 6-5, on Sunday afternoon at Brooks Stadium. With the loss, the Mariners fall to 1-1 overall, while the Lakers improve to 2-0.

March 6, 2015
Neumann Medals To Highlight Mariners’ Performance At ECAC Indoor Champs
Two members of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s track & field team competed at the 2015 ECAC Indoor Championships over the past two days at The Armory in Manhattan. Freshman Blase Neumann (Spokane, Wash.) took part in the pole vault event on Friday and classmate Frank Brophy (Doylestown, Pa.) qualified for the 500 meter dash.

March 4, 2015
Smith Selected To All-Landmark Men’s Basketball Second Team
On Wednesday, the Landmark Conference announced the year-end awards for men’s basketball and USMMA junior guard David Smith (Lakewood, Wash.) was selected by the league’s coaches to the All-Landmark Second Team. This is Smith’s first post-season accolade thus far in his career.

February 27, 2015
Three Divers Participate In NCAA Regional Meet
This past Friday and Saturday, three USMMA divers competed at the very competitive NCAA Diving Regional Meet, hosted by Springfield College. The Mariners sent junior Gerrit Porter (Houston, Texas) and sophomore Ryan Mavity (St. Joseph, Mich.) on the men’s side and senior Elizabeth Jackson (Albany, Ga.) represented the women. The trio had a strong weekend.

March 3, 2015
Banks And Robertson Announce 2015 Tennis Schedule
USMMA second-year co-head tennis coaches Trevor Banks and Jimmy Robertson released the schedule for the Mariners’ upcoming 2015 season on Tuesday. Merchant Marine will compete in 16 dual matches this season, including one against the other eight Landmark Conference opponents.

March 2, 2015
Landmark Names Harty MLAX Offensive Player Of The Week
On Monday, the Landmark Conference announced that USMMA senior Geoff Harty (Chicago, Ill.) has earned men’s lacrosse Athlete of the Week accolades. The honor comes after Harty’s performance in the Mariners’ 19-9 season-opening win over Coast Guard at home on Saturday.

March 1, 2015
Fisher Qualifies For NCAAs With Second-Place Performance At East Regional Sunday
Junior Ricky Fisher (Nashville, Tenn.) qualified for the NCAA Championships by coming in second place in the 197-pound weight class at the East Regional, hosted by Ferrum College on Sunday. This is the ninth-straight season that a Mariner has qualified for the NCAA Tournament, including seven-straight under head coach Greg Ilaria.

February 28, 2015
Mariners Place Fourth At Landmarks Behind An Individual Crown And Four Top-Three Finishes
The USMMA men’s track & field team compete in the Landmark Conference Championship Meet on Saturday, hosted by Susquehanna University at the Garrett Field House. The Mariners came in fourth place overall at the event with a team score of 41 points. Moravian College won the meet for the sixth-straight year and seventh in the past eight.

February 28, 2015
Women’s Track & Field Competes At Landmark Championships Saturday
On Saturday, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s track & field team competed in the Landmark Championship Meet, hosted by Susquehanna University at the Garrett Field House. Moravian, the only team that has won the women’s indoor title in the history of the Landmark Conference, earned its eighth-straight conference championship.

February 28, 2015
Harty’s Nine-Point Performance Propels Mariners To 19-9 Season-Opening Win Over Coast Guard
The USMMA men’s lacrosse team opened up the 2015 season in grand fashion on Saturday, hosting the first-annual Wounded Warrior Tribute Day and defeating arch-rival Coast Guard, 19-9, in front of a fantastic crowd at Brooks Stadium.

February 28, 2015
Women’s Lacrosse Drops First Game Of Season Down At Wesley
The USMMA women’s lacrosse team lost its season-opener on Saturday at Wesley College, 21-6, at the Wolverines’ Miller Stadium.

February 28, 2015
Men’s And Women’s Track & Field Primed For Landmark Championships Saturday
The USMMA men’s and women’s indoor track & field teams will be competing in the Landmark Conference Championships tomorrow, hosted by Susquehanna University. Both squads will look to improve on their finishes from last year’s championship, where the men placed fourth, while the women were sixth.

February 28, 2015
Mariners Look To Send Wrestlers To NCAAs Through This Weekend’s East Regional Championships
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy wrestling team will be taking part in the 2015 NCAA Division III Wrestling East Regional Sunday, March 1, at the Berglund Center in Roanoke, Virginia. The NCAA hosts six regional tournaments in DIII wrestling each year, with the top three wrestlers in each weight class at all six regionals advancing to the NCAA National Championships.

February 28, 2015
Women’s Lacrosse Opens 2015 Season Saturday At Wesley
Third-year head coach Kyle Simensky will lead the USMMA women’s lacrosse team into its season-opener on the road on Saturday with a non-conference game at Wesley College. Opening draw is scheduled for 1 p.m. at the Wolverines’ Scott D. Miller Stadium on their campus in Dover, Del. Live stats will be available for the game and can be accessed by following this link.

February 26, 2015
Wounded Warrior Speaks To USMMA Midshipmen Thursday At Lunch To Kick Off MLAX Wounded Warrior Tribute Weekend
On Thursday, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy welcomed a special guest, Wounded Warrior Deven Schei, to speak to the Midshipmen during lunch hour at Delano Hall. Schei spoke to the Mids for nearly the entire lunch hour about his experiences in the U.S. Army’s 101st Airborne Air Assault Division in Afghanistan and received a standing ovation at the conclusion.

February 26, 2015
Lindgren Earns A Spot In NCAA Championships; Hewitt Named First Alternate
On Wednesday, the USMMA men’s swimming & diving team received some great news as senior Kevin Lindgren (Palm City, Fla.) was selected to compete in the 2015 NCAA Division III National Championship in March. This is the 14th straight season under head coach Sean Tedesco that the Mariners have had a representative at nationals. The NCAA has also named sophomore Stone Hewitt (Destin, Fla.) as the first alternate to compete at the event.

February 25, 2015
Men’s Lacrosse Excited For 2015 Season Ahead Of Saturday’s Opener Against Coast Guard
Under 25th-year head coach Tom Gill, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s lacrosse team will begin the 2015 campaign this Saturday, Feb. 28, with a home game against arch-rival and first-year NCAA program Coast Guard scheduled for 1 p.m. at Brooks Stadium. During the season-opener, the Mariners will be honoring Wounded Warriors with special pre-game and halftime ceremonies.

February 25, 2015
Baseball Game At Purchase Postponed; Mariners Will Open Season In Florida On March 8
The USMMA baseball season-opener against Purchase College that was scheduled for today, Wednesday, Feb. 25, has been postponed due to the frigid temperatures and unplayable field conditions at Purchase in nearby Westchester County, N.Y. No make-up date has been announced at this point.

February 20, 2015
Mariners Earn 14 NCAA Cuts, Break Five Records And Crown One Individual Champion At Mets
This past weekend, the USMMA men’s swimming & diving team competed in the annual Metropolitan Collegiate Championships, held at Rutgers University. The Mariners finished in fourth place at the event out of 17 teams that competed. The squad remade some NCAA qualifying times and also broke a couple of Academy and meet records over the three days of competition.

February 20, 2015
Women’s Swimming & Diving Crowns One Met Champ And Breaks Six Records This Past Weekend
The USMMA women’s swimming & diving team travelled to Rutgers University this past weekend to take part in the Metropolitan Conference Championship Meet. The Mariners placed eighth out of the 18 teams competing at the event and had one team member claim an individual championship, sophomore Blythe Fentress (Shady Shores, Texas) in the one-meter dive. The squad also broke six Academy records over the weekend.

February 21, 2015
Smith Sets Single-Season Three-Point Mark In Season-Ending Home Win Over Goucher
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s basketball team hosted Goucher College on Saturday at O’Hara for the 2014-15 season finale. The Mariners defeated the Gophers by the final of 73-66 to end the campaign with a 9-16 record, including a 6-10 mark in Landmark Conference action, while Goucher falls to 4-21 (3-13 Landmark).

February 21, 2015
WBB Celebrates Senior Day Saturday Before Season-Finale Against Goucher
Prior to Saturday’s season-finale against visiting Goucher, the USMMA women’s basketball team paid tribute to its two graduating seniors, Sara Ellenberger (Phoenix, Ariz.) and Demi VanDerWal (Springfield, Ill.), with a special Senior Day Ceremony. On the court, the Mariners lost to the Gophers by the final score of 76-72. Merchant Marine ends the 2014-15 campaign with a 6-19 record, including a 2-14 mark in Landmark action, while Goucher improved to 5-19 (1-15 Landmark).

February 18, 2015
Scranton Rallies For 66-60 Victory Over Mariners
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s basketball team lost its home Landmark Conference matchup against the University of Scranton, 66-60, on Wednesday night at O’Hara Hall. The defeat drops the Mariners to 8-16 (5-10 Landmark) on the season, while the Royals improve to 19-5 (13-2 Landmark).

February 16, 2015
Mariners Cruise To Fifth-Straight Landmark Win, 74-52, Over Moravian
Behind 26 points by junior David Smith (Lakewood, Wash.) and 23 by sophomore Matt Miller (Augusta, Ga,), the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s basketball team cruised to a 74-52 road victory over Moravian on Monday night. The win was the Mariners’ fifth-straight Landmark victory and brings the squad to within one game of Elizabethtown, who currently holds the fourth and final playoff spot with two games remaining.

February 13, 2015
Men’s Swimming & Diving Captures Eighth-Straight Landmark Title
After a weekend of numerous NCAA-qualifying performances and many conference and school records broken, when all was said and done, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s swimming & diving team captured the 2015 Landmark Conference Championship! It was the Mariners’ eighth-consecutive Landmark title.

February 14, 2015
Rooney And Fisher Earn Centennial Crowns As Wrestling Finishes Third In Conference Championships
Sophomore Patrick Rooney (Belgrade, Minn.) and junior Ricky Fisher (Nashvilla, Tenn.) earned Centennial Wrestling Championships on Saturday at the Conference’s championship meet on Saturday, hosted by McDaniel College. Rooney took the crown at the 184-pound weight class, while Fisher was tops at 197. As a team, the Mariners finished in third place out of the eight squads at the event.

February 16, 2015
WBB Drops Final Road Game Of Season At Moravian
The USMMA women’s basketball team lost its road finale on Monday to Moravian College by the final score of 58-39. The loss drops the Mariners to 6-18 (2-13 Landmark), while the Greyhounds improve to 13-11 (9-6 Landmark).

February 14, 2015
Miller Breaks Her Own 200m Record At Monmouth Winter Collegiate Invitational
For the second time this season, USMMA freshman Alex Miller (Stevensville, Mich.) set a new Academy record in the 200-meter run. On Saturday at the Monmouth Invitational, Miller ran a 28.31 in the event, to eclipse her mark of 28.44 that she set last month at the Wesleyan Invite.

February 13, 2015
Women’s Swim & Dive Place Fourth At Landmark Championship Meet
Over the weekend, the USMMA women’s swimming & diving team competed in the 2015 Landmark Championship Meet. The Mariners took fourth place at the event with a score of 445 points, improving over fifth-place showing from last season.