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  • 12 Mariners Named To Landmark Conference Winter Academic Honor Roll
    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.
  • Smith Selected To All-Landmark Men’s Basketball Second Team
    March 04, 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.
  • Smith Sets Single-Season Three-Point Mark In Season-Ending Home Win Over Goucher
    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).
  • Mariners Cruise To Fifth-Straight Landmark Win, 74-52, Over Moravian
    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.
  • MBB Upends Juniata, 50-43, At Home On Saturday
    February 14, 2015
    MBB Upends Juniata, 50-43, At Home On Saturday The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s basketball team defeated visiting Landmark opponent Juniata College, 50-43, on Saturday at O’Hara Hall. The Mariners improve to 7-15 (4-9 Landmark) on the season with the victory, while the Eagles fall to 11-12 (5-9 Landmark).
  • Men’s Hoops Falters At Stevens, 78-59
    February 10, 2015
    Men’s Hoops Falters At Stevens, 78-59 The USMMA men’s basketball team lost on the road to non-conference opponent Stevens, 78-59, on Tuesday night at the Ducks’ Canavan Arena. The defeat drops the Mariners to 6-15 on the season, while Stevens improves to 10-11.
  • Smith Named Landmark MBB Athlete Of The Week
    February 09, 2015
    Smith Named Landmark MBB Athlete Of The Week On Monday, the Landmark Conference announced its weekly honors and USMMA junior David Smith (Lakewood, Wash.) was named the league’s men’s basketball Athlete of the Week.
  • Men’s Basketball Holds Off Drew For Third Straight Victory, 90-88
    February 04, 2015
    Men’s Basketball Holds Off Drew For Third Straight Victory, 90-88 The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s basketball team defeated Landmark Conference foe Drew University on the road Wednesday night, 90-88, at the Rangers’ Baldwin Gymnasium. The Mariners had to hold off a strong comeback by the hosts late in the second half, but two failed attempts at game-tying baskets in the closing seconds sealed the victory for Merchant Marine, which improves to 6-14 (3-9 Landmark), while Drew falls to 10-11 (5-7 Landmark).
  • Men’s Hoops Makes It Two In A Row With 67-62 Win At Goucher; Miller Named Landmark Athlete Of The Week
    January 31, 2015
    Men’s Hoops Makes It Two In A Row With 67-62 Win At Goucher; Miller Named Landmark Athlete Of The Week The USMMA men’s basketball team defeated Goucher College in a close affair, 67-62, on Saturday night at the Gophers’ Decker Sports & Recreation Center. With the victory, their second in a row, the Mariners improve to 5-14 (2-9 Landmark), while Goucher falls to 3-17 (2-0 Landmark).
  • MBB Game Day: Mariners Host Moravian Tonight At O’Hara Hall
    January 28, 2015
    MBB Game Day: Mariners Host Moravian Tonight At O’Hara Hall The U.S. Merchant Marine Acacdemy men’s basketball team will welcome in Landmark Conference opponent Moravian College on Wednesday night for a 7 p.m. tip at O’Hara Hall.
  • Men’s Hoops Picks Up First Landmark Win With 77-66 Home Victory Over Moravian
    January 28, 2015
    Men’s Hoops Picks Up First Landmark Win With 77-66 Home Victory Over Moravian The USMMA men’s basketball team won its first conference game on Wednesday night, defeating visiting Moravian College, 77-66, at O’Hara Hall. The win improves the Mariners to 4-14 (1-9 Landmark) on the season, while the Greyhounds fall to 4-14 (2-7 Landmark) with the loss.
  • Men’s & Women’s Basketball Tripped Up By Catholic At Home, Men Fall By Just One
    January 24, 2015
    Men’s & Women’s Basketball Tripped Up By Catholic At Home, Men Fall By Just One The USMMA men’s and women’s basketball teams both lost to visiting Catholic University in a doubleheader of Landmark Conference action at the Liebertz Gymnasium on Saturday afternoon.
  • Basketball Weekend Preview: Mariners Host Catholic In A Saturday Doubleheader At O’Hara Hall
    January 23, 2015
    Basketball Weekend Preview: Mariners Host Catholic In A Saturday Doubleheader At O’Hara Hall The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s and women’s basketball teams will play host to Landmark Conference foe Catholic in a doubleheader on Saturday afternoon at O’Hara Hall. The women’s game is slated for a 2 p.m. tip, while the men’s game will get underway at 4 p.m.
  • Men’s Hoops Drops Close One To Elizabethtown, 73-65
    January 19, 2015
    Men’s Hoops Drops Close One To Elizabethtown, 73-65 The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s basketball team lost a Landmark Conference slate to visiting Elizabethtown College, 73-65, on Monday afternoon at O’Hara Hall. The Mariners fall to 3-13 (0-8 Landmark) in defeat, while the Blue Jays improve to 8-9 (6-3 Landmark).
  • Basketball Game Day: Mariners Host New Landmark Opponent Elizabethtown
    January 19, 2015
    Basketball Game Day: Mariners Host New Landmark Opponent Elizabethtown The USMMA men’s and women’s basketball teams return to action on Monday for a home doubleheader against the Landmark Conference’s newest member, Elizabethtown. The women are first with a 2 p.m. tip, followed by the men at 4 p.m. at O’Hara Hall.
  • Juniata Pulls Ahead Of Mariners Midway Through Second Half For 61-51 Win
    January 17, 2015
    Juniata Pulls Ahead Of Mariners Midway Through Second Half For 61-51 Win The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men's basketball team dropped its road Landmark Conference showdown with Juniata College, 61-51, on Saturday afternoon at the Eagles’ Memorial Gymnasium. The loss drops the Mariners to 3-12 (0-7 Landmark) on the season, while Juniata improves to an even 8-8 overall (2-5 Landmark).
  • Basketball Weekend Preview: Mariners Travel To Juniata Saturday For Landmark Action
    January 16, 2015
    Basketball Weekend Preview: Mariners Travel To Juniata Saturday For Landmark Action The USMMA men's and women's basketball teams will travel to Huntingdon, Pa., this Saturday to take on Landmark Conference opponent Juniata College. The women's game is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m., while the men will follow shortly after at 4 p.m. Both games will be played at the Eagles' Memorial Gymnasium in the Kennedy Sports and Recreation Center.
  • MBB Game Day: Mariners Take On Trinity On The Road Tuesday Night
    January 13, 2015
    MBB Game Day: Mariners Take On Trinity On The Road Tuesday Night The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men's basketball team will travel to Hartford, Conn., today for a non-conference showdown with Trinity College. Action is set to get underway at 7 p.m. at the Bantams' Ferris Athletic Center.
  • Men’s Basketball Shocks Trinity, 58-56, For Non-Conference Victory
    January 13, 2015
    Men’s Basketball Shocks Trinity, 58-56, For Non-Conference Victory The USMMA men’s basketball team defeated Trinity College, 58-56, on the road Tuesday night at the Bantams’ Ferris Athletic Center. The Mariners improve to 3-11 overall on the season while Trinity, who was riding a 10-game winning streak and receiving votes in the national poll, falls to 12-3.
  • Men’s & Women’s Hoops Both Fall To Susquehanna At Home On Saturday
    January 10, 2015
    Men’s & Women’s Hoops Both Fall To Susquehanna At Home On Saturday The USMMA men’s and women’s basketball teams both lost to visiting Susquehanna University on Saturday afternoon at O’Hara Hall. The women’s squad dropped the first game of the doubleheader, 73-57, to fall to 2-9 (0-7 Landmark), while the men lost the second, 82-67, and fall to 2-11 (0-7 Landmark).
  • Basketball Weekend Preview: Mariners Host Susquehanna In Saturday Doubleheader
    January 09, 2015
    Basketball Weekend Preview: Mariners Host Susquehanna In Saturday Doubleheader The USMMA men's and women's basketball teams both welcome in Landmark Conference opponent Susquehanna on Saturday, Jan. 10, for a doubleheader beginning at 2 p.m. with the women’s game, followed by the men’s contest at 4 p.m. Both games will be played at the Liebertz Gymnasium in O’Hara Hall.
  • Men’s Hoops Drops Home Non-Conference Tilt To NYU Tuesday Night
    January 06, 2015
    Men’s Hoops Drops Home Non-Conference Tilt To NYU Tuesday Night The U.S Merchant Marine Academy men's basketball team lost a non-conference matchup to NYU on Tuesday night at the Liebertz Gymnasium by the final score of 79-55. The defeat drops Merchant Marine to 2-10 on the season as the Violets improve to 8-2.
  • Basketball Game Day: Women Host Moravian, Men NYU Tuesday Night At O’Hara Hall
    January 06, 2015
    Basketball Game Day: Women Host Moravian, Men NYU Tuesday Night At O’Hara Hall The USMMA men's and women's basketball teams will host their first doubleheader of the season on Tuesday night as the women will take on Landmark Conference opponent Moravian at 5:30 p.m. and the men will welcome in non-conference NYU shortly after at 7:30 p.m. Both games will be held at the Liebertz Gymnasium in O’Hara Hall.
  • Men’s Basketball Edged By Catholic, 65-64, On The Road Saturday
    January 03, 2015
    Men’s Basketball Edged By Catholic, 65-64, On The Road Saturday The Merchant Marine men’s basketball team held a one-point lead in the final minute of action Saturday at Catholic, but the host Cardinals drained a jumper with three seconds remaining and then held off the Mariners in their final possession to steal the victory from USMMA. The loss drops the Mariners to 2-9 (0-5 Landmark), while Catholic improves to 9-3 (3-0 Landmark).
  • Basketball Weekend Preview: Mariners Open The New Year Saturday At Catholic
    January 02, 2015
    Basketball Weekend Preview: Mariners Open The New Year Saturday At Catholic The USMMA men’s and women’s basketball teams open the 2015 portion of their schedules this weekend when they travel down to the nation’s capital on Saturday to face Landmark Conference opponent Catholic.
  • Second-Half Rally Falls Short As Mariners Lose To #18 Scranton, 83-70
    December 14, 2014
    Second-Half Rally Falls Short As Mariners Lose To #18 Scranton, 83-70 On Sunday, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s basketball team lost on the road to the 18th-ranked University of Scranton squad by the final score of 83-70. The Mariners fall to 2-8 (0-4 Landmark) in defeat, while the Royals improve to 6-1 (3-0 Landmark).
  • Men’s & Women’s Basketball Fall To Elizabethtown Saturday
    December 13, 2014
    Men’s & Women’s Basketball Fall To Elizabethtown Saturday Both the USMMA men’s and women’s basketball squads lost on the road to new Landmark Conference member Elizabethtown on Saturday. The women played first and lost by the score of 65-39, while the men fell 83-61 to the Blue Jays in the second game of the doubleheader.
  • Basketball Weekend Preview: Mariners Travel To Elizabethtown And Nationally-Ranked Scranton
    December 12, 2014
    Basketball Weekend Preview: Mariners Travel To Elizabethtown And Nationally-Ranked Scranton The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s and women’s basketball team will hit the road this weekend for a pair of Landmark contests at Elizabethtown on Saturday and Scranton on Sunday. The women’s squad will play at 2 p.m. on both days, while the men’sa games will begin at 4 p.m.
  • MBB Game Day: Mariners Welcome Arch-Rival Coast Guard Tonight At 6 p.m.
    December 09, 2014
    MBB Game Day: Mariners Welcome Arch-Rival Coast Guard Tonight At 6 p.m. The USMMA men’s basketball team will play host to arch-rival Coast Guard on Tuesday evening. Tipoff is scheduled for 6 p.m. at the Liebertz Gymnasium in O’Hara Hall
  • Miller’s Last-Second Basket Lifts Mariners Past Coast Guard, 51-49
    December 09, 2014
    Miller’s Last-Second Basket Lifts Mariners Past Coast Guard, 51-49 Despite blowing a large first-half lead, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s basketball team defeated arch-rival Coast Guard, 51-49, on Tuesday night in front of a raucous crowd at Liebertz Gym. The win improves the Mariners’ record to 2-6 overall on the season, while the Bears fall to 4-5.
  • Mariners Fall To Susquehanna In Back-And-Forth Affair, 78-75, In Overtime
    December 06, 2014
    Mariners Fall To Susquehanna In Back-And-Forth Affair, 78-75, In Overtime The USMMA men's basketball team lost a close one on the road to Landmark foe Susquehanna, 78-75, in overtime on Saturday afternoon at the Crusaders' Houts Gymnasium. With the loss, the Mariners fall to 1-6 (0-2 Landmark), while Susquehanna improves to 5-1 (1-1 Landmark).
  • Basketball Game Day: Men’s & Women’s Squads Travel To Susquehanna Saturday
    December 06, 2014
    Basketball Game Day: Men’s & Women’s Squads Travel To Susquehanna Saturday The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s and women’s basketball teams will be traveling to Selinsgrove, Pa., on Saturday to take on Landmark Conference opponent Susquehanna University.
  • MBB Game Day: Mariners Begin Conference Play Against Drew In 2014-15 Home-Opener
    December 03, 2014
    MBB Game Day: Mariners Begin Conference Play Against Drew In 2014-15 Home-Opener Coming off their first win of the season, the Mariners men’s basketball team will play host to Landmark Conference opponent Drew University on Wednesday night. Action is set to get underway at 7 p.m. at the Liebertz Gymnasium in O’Hara Hall.
  • Mariners Drop Home-Opener To Drew, 88-71, Wednesday Night
    December 03, 2014
    Mariners Drop Home-Opener To Drew, 88-71, Wednesday Night The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s basketball team hosted the Drew University Rangers on Wednesday night in the 2014-15 home- and Landmark Conference-opener at the Liebertz Gymnasium. Despite a close first half, Drew used an 18-2 run in the early stages of the second half to come out with an 88-71 victory. The Mariners fall to 1-5 (0-1 Landmark), while the Rangers improve to 4-2 (1-0 Landmark).
  • MBB Game Day: Mariners Take On Non-Conference Opponent John Jay On The Road Monday Night
    December 01, 2014
    MBB Game Day: Mariners Take On Non-Conference Opponent John Jay On The Road Monday Night The USMMA men’s basketball team travels to Manhattan on Monday night to take on John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Tipoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Bloodhounds’ gym, the “Doghouse.”
  • Four Score In Double-Figures As Men’s Basketball Notches 76-54 Road Win Over John Jay
    December 01, 2014
    Four Score In Double-Figures As Men’s Basketball Notches 76-54 Road Win Over John Jay The USMMA men’s basketball team won its first game of the 2014-15 season on the road Monday night, recording a 76-54 victory over John Jay College. The Mariners improve to 1-4, while the Bloodhounds fall to 1-5.
  • Smith Nets 21 In Road Loss To Stony Brook Sunday
    November 23, 2014
    Smith Nets 21 In Road Loss To Stony Brook Sunday Despite a game-high 21-point effort by junior David Smith (Lakewood, Wash.), the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s basketball team lost to Division I Stony Brook, 89-54, on Sunday afternoon at the Seawolves’ Island Federal Credit Union Arena.
  • MBB Preview: Mariners Face Division-I Stony Brook On The Road Sunday Afternoon
    November 22, 2014
    MBB Preview: Mariners Face Division-I Stony Brook On The Road Sunday Afternoon The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s basketball team will face a tough challenge on Sunday, as the Mariners will travel out to Suffolk County to take on Division I opponent, Stony Brook University. Tipoff is scheduled for 2 p.m.
  • Men’s Basketball Drops Road Game At Maritime, 84-68
    November 19, 2014
    Men’s Basketball Drops Road Game At Maritime, 84-68 The USMMA men’s basketball team lost on the road Wednesday night to SUNY Maritime, 84-68, dropping the Mariners’ record to 0-3 on the season, while the Privateers improve to 1-2.
  • MBB Game Day: Mariners Travel Back To Throggs Neck To Face Maritime Tonight
    November 19, 2014
    MBB Game Day: Mariners Travel Back To Throggs Neck To Face Maritime Tonight The USMMA men’s basketball team will travel to Throggs Neck to take on SUNY Maritime on Wednesday night. Game time is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Riesenberg Hall Gymnasium.
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