ESPN First Take at USMMA: Behind the Scenes Photo Blog November 11, 2013 ESPN2 held a live broadcast for First Take in honor of Veteran's Day. The show is hosted by Stephen A. Smith, Skip Bayless, and Cari Champion with guests Tom Selleck and Fred Smoot. [read more]
USMMA Feature: Meet New Head Coach David Lawrence Jr. (11/4/13) November 4, 2013 | Men's Cross Country Five questions with the new head coach of USMMA cross country and track & field, David Lawrence Jr.
David Lawrence Jr. Named Track and Field and Cross Country Head Coach September 11, 2013 | Men's Track United States Merchant Marine Academy Athletic Director Sue Petersen Lubow recently announced the hiring of David Lawrence Jr. as the Mariners new Track and Field and Cross Country Head Coach. [read more]
USMMA Athletic Director Sue Petersen Lubow Named Katherine Ley Award Winner August 29, 2013 Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Commissioner Dr. Kevin T. McGinniss announced today that United States Merchant Marine Academy Athletics Director Sue Petersen Lubow has been named the recipient of the 2013 Katherine Ley Award. [read more]
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August 29, 2013 USMMA Athletic Director Sue Petersen Lubow Named Katherine Ley Award Winner Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Commissioner Dr. Kevin T. McGinniss announced today that United States Merchant Marine Academy Athletics Director Sue Petersen Lubow has been named the recipient of the 2013 Katherine Ley Award.
August 27, 2013 USMMA Athletic Hall of Famer Jules A. "Red" Wagner '45 Passes Away The Merchant Marine Athletics family lost a true friend and legend as Jules "Red" Wagner passed away earlier this week.
August 23, 2013 USMMA Athletic Hall of Fame to Induct Seven New Members on Homecoming Weekend The event will be hosted by the USMMA Alumni Association and Foundation (AAF) in Melville Hall at the Officers Club on the campus of the United States Merchant Marine Academy at 6:00 pm.
June 13, 2013 | Men's Track Lott Resigns as Head Track & Field and Cross Country Coach Gregory Lott has officially resigned from his position as the Head Track & Field and Cross Coach at the Merchant Marine Academy, effective June 29.
May 31, 2013 Academy Announces 2012-13 Athletic Award Winners; Olsen and Tyack Receive Top Nods The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Department of Physical Education and Athletics has announced that Kurt Olsen is the 2013 winner of the Stedman Trophy and Jessica Tyack is the recipient of the Berke Trophy, the highest athletic awards bestowed upon a graduating male and female Midshipman.
May 20, 2013 | Men's Track USMMA’s 4x800m Relay Sets New Academy Record, Topping Coast Guard at ECAC Championships The Mariner 4x800m relay team of Newkirk, Baxter, Walsh, & Sanchez, set a new USMMA record at ECAC Championships with a time of 7:55.2.
May 13, 2013 | Men's Track 4x400m Relay Takes Next Step in Hitting ECAC Qualifier The Landmark Conference Championship relay of Weaver, Helis, Sanchez, and Baxter placed fifth overall in an extremely difficult field with a season’s best mark of 3:23.58.
May 6, 2013 | Men's Track Merchant Marine Shines at Vassar Twilight Meet in Search of ECAC Qualifiers Gretchen Holoubek (5000m), Jessica Tyack (Triple Jump), and Kenneth Pressey (High Jump) all qualified for ECAC Championships as they each achieved new personal bests.
April 30, 2013 | Men's Track Mariners Place Third at Conference Championships Sanchez & Baxter both won individual championships while the team of McDaniel, Helis, Sanchez, and Weaver combined for a conference relay championship.
April 22, 2013 | Men's Track Merchant Marine Reaches New Season Highs at Greyhound Invitational The 4x400m relay team of McDaniel, Helis, Sanchez, & Weaver set a Landmark Conference season best mark with a time of 3:26.49.
April 15, 2013 | Men's Track USMMA Notches Two ECAC Qualifiers in the 800m Tomas Sanchez and Dan Baxter qualify for ECAC Championships with their strong 800m performance.
April 8, 2013 | Men's Track Merchant Marine Grabs First ECAC Qualifying Mark of Outdoor Season The 4x800m relay team of Walsh, Sanchez, Dooley, and Baxter blow by the ECAC qualifying mark of 8:09.00 with a time of 8:01.47.
April 1, 2013 | Men's Track Mariners Face Stiff Competition at Northeast Challenge Jay Giblin set a new personal best mark in the Hammer Throw by over two feet.
March 13, 2013 | Men's Track Mariners Tabbed Third Heading into Outdoor Season Men’s Track & Field picked to remain among the leaders of the Landmark Conference.
March 3, 2013 | Men's Track Five Mariners Compete in ECACs Merchant Marine battles against the region's top track and field programs at ECAC Championships.
February 28, 2013 | Men's Track Merchant Marine Wins Sportsmanship Award Men’s track and field selected most sportsmanlike in the Landmark Conference.
February 27, 2013 | Men's Track Men’s Track & Field Earns Five All-Conference Honors Dan Baxter (800m) and the 4x200m relay team of Mickel McGann, Jacob, Weaver, Tyler McDaniel, and Thomas Duncan were named First Team All-Landmark Conference.
February 24, 2013 | Men's Track Merchant Marine Holds on to Third Place at Landmark Conference Championships The USMMA men's track and field team claims third place at Landmarks for the third consecutive year.
February 17, 2013 | Men's Track Faber Sets a Pair of Collegiate Highs Ryan Faber climbs into the Landmark Conference top five in the Long Jump
February 16, 2013 | Men's Track Handful of Mariners Compete at NYU Fasttrack Challenge Merchant Marine’s DMR and 4x400m relays set fastest marks in Landmark Conference history.
February 10, 2013 | Men's Track Mariners Gear Up for Conference Championships at SU Invitational Mickel McGann defeated all Landmark Conference opponents in each event which he competed.
February 3, 2013 | Men's Track McGann Re-breaks 60m Record; Falls Just Shy of ECACs Mickel McGann comes within .01 seconds of qualifying for ECAC Championships.
January 21, 2013 | Men's Track McGann Sprints into the Record Books Mickel McGann now holds the fastest 60m Dash in academy history.
January 14, 2013 | Men's Track A Pair of USMMA Runners Named Track Performers of the Week Senior Gretchen Holoubek and freshman Dylan Tack tabbed Landmark Conference track athletes of the week.
January 13, 2013 | Men's Track Mariners Notch First ECAC Qualifying Mark of 2013 Dylan Tack ran a 1:25.92 600m, placing third overall to qualify for ECACs.
January 11, 2013 | Men's Track Merchant Marine Assistant Coach De Jesus Breaks Puerto Rican National Weight Throw Record Wilfredo De Jesus, who has been coaching at the academy since 2011, broke his own Puerto Rican National Weight Throw record this past weekend with a distance of 20.70 meters.
January 7, 2013 | Men's Track Andrew Walsh Tabbed Landmark Conference Track & Field Performer of the Week Walsh's time of 4:32.75 is good enough for seventh on USMMA's all-time list in the one-mile run.
January 6, 2013 | Men's Track USMMA Starts Strong at Crowell Invitational Merchant Marine works their way onto the Landmark Conference leaderboards to open the year.
November 28, 2012 | Men's Track Mariners Ranked Third in Preseason Poll USMMA looks to continue improving during the 2012-13 indoor track & field season.
May 21, 2012 | Men's Track Mariners Shine at ECAC Championships
May 5, 2012 | Men's Track Several Mariners Compete for ECAC Qualifiers
May 1, 2012 | Men's Track Mariners Stellar at Landmark Championships
April 23, 2012 | Men's Track USMMA Runs Best 4x400 Relay In Nearly a Decade, Qualifies for ECAC Championships
April 16, 2012 | Men's Track Another Strong Showing
April 7, 2012 | Men's Track Mariners Continue to Set Personal Bests
April 3, 2012 | Men's Track Mariners Withstand Fierce Competition in Outdoor Season Opener
March 5, 2012 | Men's Track Two Academy Records Broken at ECAC Championships
February 27, 2012 | Men's Track A Newly Minted Contender
February 18, 2012 | Men's Track All Set to Go
February 13, 2012 | Men's Track 4 x 400m Relay Wins Again
February 7, 2012 | Men's Track Men Take Down 4 x 1600m Academy Record
February 6, 2012 | Men's Track Landmark Conference Names Chris Cook Men’s Field Athlete of the Week Cook nabbed AOTW honors with three impressive finishes at the Dickinson University DuCharme Invitational
January 21, 2012 | Men's Track Sanchez and Young Lead the Way While Qualifying for the ECAC Championships
January 14, 2012 | Men's Track Mariners Compete in Stellar Fashion Chris Cook leaps to victory in the long jump with a personal best mark of 6.47m. Cook also placed second in the triple jump and 2nd in the 55m dash
January 6, 2012 | Men's Track Men Dominate Season Opener Rich Shelest awaits the baton during the 4x400m relay
September 21, 2011 | Men's Track De Jesus named men's and women's assistant track and field coach Olympic hopeful Wilfredo de Jesus has joined the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy as a fulltime track and field coach.
May 16, 2011 | Men's Track Men’s 4 x 100 Meter Relay Team Qualifies for ECAC Outdoor Championships SWARTHMORE, Pa. – On Saturday, the United States Merchant Marine Academy men’s outdoor track & field squad competed at a very high caliber “Last Chance Meet” at Swarthmore College in Swarthmore, Pa. The meet consisted of athletes from Divisions I, II and III trying to hit qualifying marks for the ECAC and national championships. Various post-collegiate athletes also took part in the competition.
May 1, 2011 | Men's Track With 16-Point Improvement From Last Year, Men’s Track & Field Matches Best-Ever Finish at Landmark Outdoor Championships HUNTINGDON, Pa. – This weekend, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s outdoor track and field team traveled to Juniata College in Huntingdon, Pa. to compete in the 2011 Landmark Conference Championships. With a 16-point improvement from last year, the USMMA men’s track & field team matched its best ever finish at the Landmark Conference Outdoor Championships by placing fourth overall.
April 4, 2011 | Men's Track Several Strong Individual Performances for Men's Track & Field NEW LONDON, Conn. – On Saturday, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s outdoor track and field squad competed at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy Invite in New London, Conn. Despite finishing ninth overall as a team, the Mariners had several impressive performances individually.
March 28, 2011 | Men's Track Men’s Track & Field Start the Outdoor Season with Strong Showing at Army WEST POINT, N.Y. – The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s track and field team began their 2011 outdoor season with a strong showing in the non-scoring event at West Point. In spite of some very brutal conditions that affected the times for all the participants involved.
March 7, 2011 | Men's Track Men’s 4 x 200 Meter Relay Team Competes at ECAC Indoor Champs. NEW YORK, N.Y. – On Saturday, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s indoor track and field squad sent its 4 x 200 meter relay team of senior Brandon Barrett (Kingwood, Texas), junior Hunter Karass (Marlboro, N.J.), and rookies Tyler McDaniel (Colorado Springs, Colo.) and Mickel McGann (Ocala, Fla.) to the ECAC Indoor Track & Field Championships at the Armory in New York City. The foursome finished 21st overall with a clocking of 1:33.21.
February 27, 2011 | Men's Track Men’s Track & Field Notch Program's Best-Ever Landmark Finish SELINSGROVE, Pa. – On Saturday, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s indoor track and field team finished in third place at the 2011 Landmark Conference Championships at Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove, Pa., which marks the program’s best finish ever. The Mariners accumulated a total of 67 points at the meet.
February 22, 2011 | Men's Track Men’s Track & Field Takes Down Pair of Academy Records CARLISLE, Pa. – On Saturday, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s indoor track and field team competed in the DuCharme Relays at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pa. The squad established new Academy records in two events at Dickinson.
A Pair of Mariners Named Athletes of the Week Phil Walker (Men’s Lacrosse) and Tomas Sanchez (Men’s Track and Field) were selected offensive player and track athletes of the week in their respective sports by the Landmark Conference.