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  • Simensky Adds Former DI All-American Maegan Meritz To Women’s Lacrosse Coaching Staff
    November 16, 2016
    Simensky Adds Former DI All-American Maegan Meritz To Women’s Lacrosse Coaching Staff Coming off the best season in program history, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy fifth-year head women’s lacrosse coach Kyle Simensky announced on Thursday that Maegan Meritz will be joining his coaching staff this year as an assistant coach. She officially came on board this Monday, Nov. 14.
  • Willard Named 2016 ECAC DIII Metro/Upstate Women's Lacrosse Rookie Of The Year
    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.
  • 2015-16 Athletic Award Winners Announced; McDaniels And Rose Earn Top Accolades
    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.
  • Six Mariners Named To Landmark Spring All-Sportsmanship Teams
    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.
  • Mariners Boast 23 Student-Athletes On Landmark Spring Honor Roll
    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.
  • Willard Named Landmark WLAX Rookie Of The Year, Simensky Coach Of The Year, Gizzi Lands On First Team
    May 05, 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.
  • Women's Lax Closes Remarkable Season With Road Loss At Susquehanna
    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).
  • Women’s Lacrosse Secures Program’s First Winning Season With 19-14 Home Victory Over Old Westbury On Senior Night
    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.
  • Mariners Down Bears, 10-9, In Overtime For Come-From-Behind Win On The Road
    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.
  • Reilly Named ECAC DIII Metro/Upstate Women’s Lacrosse Rookie Of The Week
    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.
  • Women's Lacrosse Falls At Home To Catholic Saturday In Landmark Action
    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).
  • WLAX Produces Program-Best 20 Goals In Home Victory Over Moravian
    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.
  • Mariners Earn First Ever Road Victory, 19-3, At Saint Elizabeth
    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.
  • Women’s Lax Drops Home Affair To Scranton On Saturday
    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).
  • Mariners Defeat Rival SUNY Maritime, 14-9, For First “Sound Shootout” Victory
    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.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Falls To Drew, 18-6, Saturday Afternoon
    April 09, 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).
  • Mariners Down Sage, 13-7, Friday Night At Home
    April 08, 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.
  • Gizzi Named Landmark WLAX Defensive Athlete Of The Week Monday
    April 04, 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.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Suffers Heartbreaking Loss To E-Town, 17-16, Saturday
    April 02, 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).
  • Wednesday’s Women’s Lacrosse Game Against Albertus Magnus Postponed
    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.
  • Women’s Lax Falls At Goucher, 14-4, In First Conference Game Of Season
    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).
  • Willard And Gizzi Named Mariners’ First Ever Landmark WLAX Athletes Of The Week
    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.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Blanks Maine Maritime, 16-0, For First Ever Multi-Win Season
    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.
  • Sunday’s WLAX Game Against Maine Maritime Moved To Kings Point
    March 19, 2016
    Sunday’s WLAX Game Against Maine Maritime Moved To Kings Point Sunday’s women’s lacrosse game against Maine Maritime, which was originally scheduled to be played at Purchase College, will now be played at USMMA on Captain Tomb Field at Brooks Stadium.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Opens Season With 12-10 Victory Over Purchase
    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.
  • Simensky Unveils 2016 Women’s Lacrosse Schedule
    March 07, 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.
  • Six Mariners Selected To Landmark Conference Spring All-Sportsmanship Teams
    June 01, 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.
  • USMMA Athletics Accepts Invitation To Join The Skyline Conference Beginning In 2016-17
    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.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Ends Season Monday With Loss At Old Westbury
    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.
  • Mariners Celebrate Senior Day Before Home Game Against Susquehanna Saturday
    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.
  • WLAX Falls To Coast Guard, 14-5, In First Ever Meeting With Bears
    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.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Upended By Catholic Saturday On The Road
    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).
  • WLAX Edged By SUNY Maritime In Sound Shootout, 11-9
    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.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Defeated By Scranton On The Road Saturday
    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).
  • Women’s Lax Drops Home Landmark Tilt Vs. Drew Saturday
    April 04, 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).
  • Mariners Earn Second Program Victory With 15-1 Home Win Over St. Elizabeth Wednesday
    April 01, 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.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Falls To Elizabethtown On The Road Saturday
    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.
  • WLAX Upended By Goucher Saturday In First Home Game
    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).
  • Saturday Time Changes: Men’s & Women’s Lax And Baseball Games All Pushed Back
    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.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Falls In Road Contest At Purchase Wednesday Night
    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.
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