• Smith Selected As ECAC DIII Rookie Of The Year And Earns Second Team All-ECAC Honors
    December 12, 2019
    On Wednesday, the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) announced the postseason awards and All-ECAC Teams for the 2019 Division III women’s volleyball season. U.S. Merchant Marine Academy freshman Paige Smith (Virginia Beach, Va.) was selected as the Rookie of the Year and also earned a spot on the All-ECAC Second Team.
  • Mariners Cruise Past Yeshiva On The Road, 74-55
    December 11, 2019
    The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s basketball team scored a season-best 74 points in a 74-55 win over Skyline opponent Yeshiva University on Wednesday night at Baruch College’s ARC Arena. The victory pushes the Mariners’ record to 4-2 (3-2 Skyline), while the Maccabees fall to 3-7 (2-6 Skyline) in defeat.
  • Vitelli Earns D3Football All-East Region Second Team Honors
    December 10, 2019
    D3Football.com announced the All-Region Teams for the 2019 season on Tuesday and USMMA senior Joe Vitelli (Warrington, Pa.) landed on the All-East Region Second Team as a return specialist.
  • Monahan, McMillan & Matlashewski Earn Skyline Weekly Honors
    December 10, 2019
    On Monday, the Skyline Conference announced that three USMMA swim & dive team members earned weekly honors for their performances in the Mariners’ two meets last week - a tri-meet sweep over Sarah Lawrence and Purchase on Tuesday and the TCNJ Invitational Friday-Sunday.
  • Wednesday’s Home Wrestling Meet Against Hunter Postponed To Jan. 16
    December 09, 2019
    The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy wrestling team’s home dual meet against Hunter College scheduled for this Wednesday, Dec. 11, at the Liebertz Gymnasium has been postponed.
  • Monahan & McMillan Earn Two NCAA Cuts To Highlight Mariners’ Second-Place Finish At TCNJ Invite
    December 08, 2019
    The #22 U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s swimming & diving team finished in second place at the TCNJ Invitational this past weekend. Below are the biggest takeaways from the meet for the Mariners.
  • Mariner Women Compete At TCNJ Invite This Weekend
    December 08, 2019
    The USMMA women’s swim & dive team took part in the annual TCNJ Invitational this past weekend in New Jersey. As a team, the Mariners finished in fourth place against shaved and tapered and nationally-ranked teams. Below are the biggest takeaways from the meet for the Mariners.
  • Mariners Fall To Bears On The Road, 80-69
    December 08, 2019
    The USMMA men’s basketball team was defeated by arch-rival Coast Guard, 80-69, on Sunday afternoon at the Bears’ Roland Hall Gymnasium. The loss drops the Mariners’ record to 3-4 on the season, while USCGA improves to 4-4 with the victory. 
  • Track & Field Opens Indoor Season At Army’s Crowell Open On Saturday
    December 07, 2019
    The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s and women track & field teams began the 2019-20 indoor season on Saturday at Army West Point’s Crowell Open at the Black Knights’ Gillis Field House.
  • Glantzman Wins 184-Pound Championship To Lead Mariners At New Standard Corp. Invite
    December 07, 2019
    The #1 nationally-ranked wrestler in all of NCAA Division III at 184 pounds, USMMA senior Joshua Glantzman (Allenwood, N.J.), won the 184-pound bracket at the New Standard Corp. Invitational hosted by York College in Pennsylvania Friday and Saturday!
  • Knights Pull Away In The Fourth To Hand Mariners Second-Straight Loss
    December 05, 2019
    The USMMA women’s basketball team lost to visiting Mount St. Mary, 64-52, in a rematch of last season’s Skyline Finals on Thursday night at the Liebertz Gymnasium. In defeat, the Mariners fall to 3-2 (2-2 Skyline), while the Knights improve to 5-1 (4-0 Skyline) with the win. 
  • Men’s Basketball Downs Pratt, 76-49, On The Road Wednesday Night
    December 04, 2019
    The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s basketball team defeated non-conference opponent Pratt Institute, 76-49, at the Cannoneers’ ARC Gym on Wednesday night. The win improves the Mariners’ record back to .500 at 3-3, while Pratt falls to 4-5 in defeat.
  • Vitelli Named First Team All-American By AFCA
    December 04, 2019
    U.S. Merchant Marine Academy football senior tri-captain Joe Vitelli (Warrington, Pa.) was selected to the 2019 American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Division III Coaches’ All-America First Team as an all-purpose (return specialist), the AFCA announced on Wednesday.
  • Mariner Men Victorious Over Sarah Lawrence & Purchase Tuesday Night
    December 03, 2019
    The #22 USMMA men’s swimming & diving team picked up two Skyline victories over Sarah Lawrence and Purchase on Tuesday night up at SLC’s Campbell Center Pool. With the wins, the Mariners’ record improves to 3-0 (3-0 Skyline).
  • Women’s Swim & Dive Sweeps Sarah Lawrence & Purchase In Road Skyline Tri-Meet
    December 03, 2019
    The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s swim & dive team was victorious over two Skyline Conference opponents on Tuesday night in a tri-meet hosted by Sarah Lawrence College, defeating the host Gryphons and Purchase College. With the two wins, the Mariners improve to 5-0 (5-0 Skyline) on the year.
  • Mariners Suffer First Loss Of Season At Manhattanville, 75-51
    December 03, 2019
    The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s basketball team lost for the first time this season up at Skyline Conference opponent Manhattanville College, 75-51, on Tuesday night at the Valiants’ Kennedy Gym. The Mariners’ record drops to 3-1 overall (2-1 Skyline), while Manhattanville improves to 4-1 (2-1 Skyline).
  • Barnes Lands On Skyline MBB Weekly Honor Roll
    December 02, 2019
    The Skyline Conference announced the weekly awards for men’s basketball on Monday morning and U.S. Merchant Marine Academy junior Seth Barnes (Chillicothe, Ohio) was selected to the league’s weekly honor roll. The nod comes after he helped lead the Mariners to a 90-83 road overtime win at Medgar Evers last Monday.
  • Hightower Selected To Skyline Women’s Basketball Weekly Honor Roll
    December 02, 2019
    USMMA senior Taylor Hightower (White Plains, Md.) earned a spot on the Skyline Conference women’s basketball weekly honor roll, the league announced on Monday morning. The recognition comes after her performance in the Mariners’ 68-41 road conference win over Purchase last Tuesday night.
  • Women’s Basketball Cruises Past Purchase, 68-41
    November 26, 2019
    The USMMA women’s basketball team won its first road game of the season, earning a 68-41 victory at Skyline opponent Purchase College on Tuesday night. With the win, the Mariners improve to 3-0 (2-0 Skyline), while the Panthers fall to 0-5 (0-1 Skyline).
  • Cruz Named Centennial Wrestling Athlete Of The Week
    November 26, 2019
    The Centennial Conference announced on Tuesday that USMMA freshman James Cruz (Belleville, N.J.) was selected as the league’s Wrestling Athlete of the Week. The honor comes after the rookie’s performance at the New York State Championships on Sunday.
  • Mariners Outlast Medgar Evers On The Road, 90-83, In Overtime
    November 25, 2019
    The USMMA men’s basketball team earned a 90-83 road victory in overtime over non-conference opponent Medgar Evers on Monday night at MEC’s Cougars’ Cave. With the win, the Mariners improve to 2-3 on the season, while the Cougars fall to 1-6 in defeat.
  • Skyline Selects Trio Of Mariners For Weekly Men’s Swim & Dive Awards
    November 25, 2019
    Three members of the USMMA men’s swim & dive team were honored by the Skyline Conference on Monday when the league announced its weekly awards. Senior Nolan Monahan (Stafford, Va.) garnered Swimmer of the Week honors, while junior Gillem McMillan (Knoxville, Tenn.) was chosen as the Diver of the Week and freshman Davis Caldwell (Isle of Palm, S.C.) earned Rookie of the Week accolades.
  • Lou, Taylor And Thomas Sweep Skyline Women’s Swim & Dive Weekly Honors
    November 25, 2019
    The Skyline Conference announced the women’s swimming & diving weekly honors on Monday and a trio of U.S. Merchant Marine Academy student-athletes swept all three major awards. Senior Erica Lou (Flushing, N.Y.) was named the Swimmer of the Week, sophomore Hannah Taylor (Owings Mills, Md.) earned Diver of the Week honors and freshman Abigail Thomas (Lafayette Hill, Pa.) was selected as the Rookie of the Week. 
  • Six Wrestlers Earn All-New York State Honors, Including Cruz And Keil Who Place Third
    November 24, 2019
    The USMMA wrestling team took part in the annual New York State Championship Meet on Sunday, hosted by SUNY Oswego in the Lakers’ Max Ziel Gymnasium. The Mariners, who had mostly freshmen and some seniors compete, finished in seventh place as a team out of the 13 teams that scored.
  • Men’s Swim & Dive Earns Eight First-Place Finishes & McMillan Officially Qualifies For Diving Regionals At USMMA Memorial Invite
    November 23, 2019
    The #22 U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s swimming & diving team hosted the annual USMMA Memorial Invite on Saturday, welcoming in eight other teams – Division I St. Peter’s and the divers of Manhattan College, Division II Adelphi and Pace, Division III SUNY Maritime, #20 TCNJ and the divers of #7 NYU as well as NJCAA Fashion Institute of Technology.
  • Mariners Host Competitive USMMA Memorial Invite Saturday
    November 23, 2019
    The USMMA women’s swim & dive team hosted seven teams at the USMMA Memorial Invite Saturday at the O’Hara Hall Pool. The Mariners had a couple strong showings against Division I St. Peter’s and the divers of Manhattan College, Division II Adelphi and Pace, Division III SUNY Maritime, #20 TCNJ and the divers of #7 NYU as well as NJCAA Fashion Institute of Technology.
  • Mariners Open Skyline Play With 58-41 Home Win Over Sarah Lawrence On Saturday
    November 23, 2019
    In front of a rambunctious, Hawaiian-themed crowd of mostly U.S. Merchant Marine Academy plebes, the USMMA women’s basketball team defeated visiting Skyline Conference opponent Sarah Lawrence College, 58-41, on Saturday afternoon at the Liebertz Gymnasium. The victory improves the Mariners’ record to 2-0 (1-0 Skyline), while the Gryphons fall to 0-6 (0-2 Skyline).
  • Men’s Basketball Loses At Home To Baruch, 51-44
    November 21, 2019
    The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s basketball team was defeated at home Thursday night, 51-44, by visiting non-conference opponent Baruch College. In defeat, the Mariners fall to 1-3 on the year, while the Bearcats improve to 2-1.
  • Glantzman Ranks First Nationally At 184, Mariners Tied For 15th; Centennial Coaches Poll & Full Schedule Also Online
    November 21, 2019
    U.S. Merchant Marine Academy senior Joshua Glantzman (Allenwood, N.J.) is ranked first in the nation at the 184-pound weight class, both TrackWrestling.com and FloWrestling announced recently. As a team, the Mariners are tied for 15th in the DIII national rankings according to TrackWrestling.
  • Vitelli Headlines Six Mariners Honored With NEWMAC Football Postseason Honors
    November 21, 2019
    Senior Joe Vitelli (Warrington, Pa.) was named the NEWMAC Football Special Teams Athlete of the Year and also earned two spots on the All-NEWMAC First Team as a wide receiver and as a return specialist, the league announced on Thursday morning. Vitelli is one of six Mariners that earned postseason accolades from the Conference.
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