Wrestling Starts Season at New York State Championships November 24, 2013 | Wrestling The USMMA wrestling team opened the 2013-2014 season this past Sunday at the New York State Intercollegiate Championships, hosted by Cornell University at Newman Arena. [read more]
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]
Wrestling Tabbed Fifth in Centennial Conference Preseason Poll November 1, 2013 | Wrestling The USMMA wrestling team has been picked to finish fifth at the 2014 Centennial Conference Championships in a preseason vote of the league's head coaches. [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]
USMMA Athletic Hall of Famer Jules A. "Red" Wagner '45 Passes Away August 27, 2013 The Merchant Marine Athletics family lost a true friend and legend as Jules "Red" Wagner passed away earlier this week. [read more]
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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.
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.
March 15, 2013 Yeik Wraps Up Wrestling Season at NCAA Championships Sophomore Branden Yeik (Bremerton, WA) held an early lead in his opening match at 157 pounds in the NCAA Championships this weekend but eventually dropped back-to-back matches to be eliminated from the tournament.
March 2, 2013 Yeik Qualifes for NCAA Championships; Mariners Take 10th at Eastern Regional The USMMA wrestling team had three place-winners Saturday at the NCAA Eastern Regionals and sophomore Branden Yeik (Bremerton, WA) qualified for the NCAA Championships at 157 pounds by virtue of his third-place finish.
February 23, 2013 Wrestling Finishes Fifth at Centennial Conference Championships; Miller and Fisher Place Second The USMMA wrestling team took fifth-place Saturday afternoon at he 2013 Centennial Conference Championships, hosted by Johns Hopkins University.
February 14, 2013 Mariners Drop Tough Bout to Stevens on Senior Night USMMA was defeated by Centennial Conference opponent Stevens by a score of 25-13 in Kings Point.
February 14, 2013 Wrestling Start Time Moved to 7:00 PM Tonight's USMMA wrestling dual meet with Stevens as been moved to 7:00 pm.
February 9, 2013 USMMA Splits Two Matches at Centennial Conference Tri-Meet The USMMA wrestling team defeated Muhlenberg, 45-6, and dropped a 20-13 decision at the hands of Johns Hopkins, the host of this weekend’s Centennial Conference Tri-Meet.
February 6, 2013 Merchant Marine Sinks Coast Guard, 26-15 Branden Yeik (Bremerton, WA) secured the largest margin of victory, posting a 25-7 technical fall at 157 pounds.
February 2, 2013 Wrestling Places Fifth at All-Academy Championships; Top D-III Team The USMMA wrestling team finished fifth and was the top Division III team in the field at the annual All-Academy Championships hosted by Army over the weekend.
January 26, 2013 Wrestling Downs Gettysburg; Drops Tight Match to Ursinus in Centennial Tri-Meet The USMMA wrestling team posted a 1-1 record Saturday morning in a Centennial Conference tri-meet inside O’Hara Hall.
January 23, 2013 #19 TCNJ Tops USMMA Wrestling, 33-10 The College of New Jersey wrestling team won seven of the first eight weight classes as the Lions earned a 33-10 win over the United States Merchant Marine Academy on Wednesday.
January 19, 2013 Mariners Power Past McDaniel and Washington & Lee at Centennial Tri-Meet The USMMA wrestling team earned a pair of victories over Centennial Conference rivals McDaniel and Washington & Lee Saturday afternoon.
January 16, 2013 USMMA Comeback Falls Just Short in 21-19 Loss at #25 NYU The USMMA wrestling team rallied from a 15-0 deficit, winning five of the last six bouts in a dual meet against NYU on Wednesday night, but came up two points short in a 21-19 setback.
January 5, 2013 Mariners Nearly Pull Upsets Versus Nationally Ranked Teams; Finish 1-3 at North/South Duals The USMMA wrestling team defeated Trinity and had a chance to pull off a pair of upsets at the North/South Duals and eventually finished with a 1-3 record Saturday afternoon.
December 11, 2012 Wrestling Ends Calendar Year with 28-12 Loss at Hunter The USMMA wrestling team dropped a 28-12 decision Tuesday night at Hunter College. Josh Miller (Jackson Hole, WY) recorded the only pin fall for the Mariners as he downed Curtis Bernadeau-Pierre at 174 pounds.
December 8, 2012 USMMA Wrestlers Shine at Long Island Invitational Branden Yeik (Bremerton, WA) captured first-place at 157 pounds as the Mariners had their strongest performance of the 2012-13 season over the weekend at the Long Island Invitational.
December 1, 2012 Russell Paces USMMA Wrestling at York Invitational The USMMA wrestling team was led from a strong performance by Tyler Russell (Georgetown, ME), who finished fourth at 197 pounds at the York Invitational.
November 17, 2012 Wrestling Tackles New York State Championships to Start Season Ithaca, NY - The USMMA wrestling team opened the 2012-13 campaign over the weekend at the New York State Collegiate Championships, hosted by Cornell University.
November 6, 2012 Wrestling Tabbed Fourth in Centennial Conference Preseason Poll The USMMA wrestling team has been picked to finish fourth in the 2012-13 Centennial Conference Standings in a vote of the league’s head coaches
March 19, 2012 Schott Ends Career #2 on Academy Wins List
February 27, 2012 Schott Advances to NCAA Tourney, Mariners Place Fifth
February 13, 2012 Mariners Escape Johns Hopkins with Two Narrow Victories
January 24, 2012 Mariners Take Two at McDaniel College
January 18, 2012 USMMA Honors Seniors, Drops Close Match to NYU USMMA honored its four seniors on Wednesday night for their final home duel of the season.
January 7, 2012 Mariners wrestle through tough competition Tyler Russel leads the Mariners with four wins
January 5, 2012 Mariners Grapplers takedown Number 8 Nassau Dan Wilke clinching the Mariners victory by pinning the number nine ranked heavyweight in the country
December 10, 2011 Schott, Russell go fourth at LI Open wrestling tournament Senior Erik Schott and sophomore Tyler Russell of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy placed fourth in their respective weight classes at the Long Island Open wrestling tournament this past weekend.
December 8, 2011 USMMA drops 1st dual meet of the season to Hunter, 26-19 The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy dropped its first dual wrestling meet of the season, losing to Hunter College, 26-19, at Liebertz Gymnasium on Thursday night.
December 3, 2011 2 Mariners wrestle their way to 3rd-place finishes at York Two U.S. Merchant Marine Academy wrestlers finished in third place at the York Invitational this past weekend.
November 19, 2011 Wrestlers take 7th at Doug Parker Invitational The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy finished in seventh place at the Doug Parker Wrestling Invitational on Saturday.
November 16, 2011 Freshmen wrestlers impress at East Stroudsburg Given that some of the opposition was of Division I caliber, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy wrestling coach Greg Ilaria had no delusions of grandeur entering the first meet of the season last weekend. But he came away pleased and optimistic after witnessing how some of his freshmen fared at the East Stroudsburg Invitational on Saturday.
November 11, 2011 Ilaria optimistic heading into opening wrestling meet Coming off a memorable and successful year, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy wrestling team starts its season on the road at the East Stroudsburg Invitational in Pennsylvania at 9 a.m. on Saturday.
September 26, 2011 Wrestling team adds 8 newcomers for the 2011-2012 season The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy wrestling team has unveiled its recruiting class, which includes eight newcomers for the 2011-2012 season.
March 12, 2011 Twito Brings 157-LB National Championship to Kings Point! La CROSSE, Wis. – On Saturday, United States Merchant Marine Academy senior #8 Dan Twito (Cedar Falls, Iowa) defeated #5 Justin Berns of Concordia College-Moorhead, 2-1 in a tiebreaker to advance to the Finals of the 157-pound national championship in La Crosse, Wis. In that finals match, Twito defeated #2 Orlando Ponce of Augsburg College to bring home the Mariners' second-ever national wrestling championship! In addition, Kings Point wrestling this year finishes with three All-Americans: Twito, Vincent Renaut (165) and Judd Connell (285).
March 11, 2011 New York Times Story on Kings Point Wrestler Vincent Renaut KINGS POINT, N.Y. – Click the link below to read the gripping feature story on USMMA wrestler Vincent Renaut, which was written by New York Times sportswriter Mark Viera.
March 11, 2011 Twito Remains in Hunt for First National Title; Semifinals Next LaCROSSE, Wis. – Friday's action has concluded at the La Crosse Center in La Crosse, Wis., which is the site of the 2011 NCAA Division III Wrestling Championships. Senior Dan Twito of the United States Merchant Marine Academy is still in contention for a national title, while Vincent Renaut and Judd Connell remain in the hunt for third-place finishes.
March 10, 2011 NCAA Division III Wrestling Championships Preview; Brackets Link LaCROSSE, Wis. – This week, www.d3wrestle.com has posted NCAA Division III Wresting Championship previews broken down by weight classes. By clicking on the link, the seedings and weight class predictions for all ten weight divisions can be viewed. This year, the United States Merchant Marine Academy is sending an impressive six wrestlers to the national tournament, including senior Vincent Renaut (Plymouth, Mass.) – the defending 165-pound national champion.
March 4, 2011 Wrestling Notches No. 9 National Ranking Before NCAA Champs. KINGS POINT, N.Y. – This week, d3wrestle.com released its final national team rankings before the NCAA Division III Wrestling Championships and the United States Merchant Marine Academy moved up to ninth in the country after its stellar weekend at the Centennial Conference Championships. Last week, USMMA was ranked 11th.