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Rowers compete in Worlds

Rowers compete in Worlds

September 19, 2017

Both soccer squads fall to West Chester University

Marco Cicchino, Staff writer

September 19, 2017

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The always-hectic PSAC soccer season got a little more interesting on Sept. 16.  Despite a continued run of stout defense, the Lakers couldn’t prevent the West Chester Golden Rams from seizing two critical early-season wins...

Heavyweight rowing added as men’s sport

Chelsea Guida, Photography editor

September 19, 2017

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It was recently announced that the Mercyhurst Rowing team is going through the starting phases of an expansion.  The expansion comes after a generous donor gave the team the funds to start a men’s heavyweight team.   The...

Hockey’s Gotkin appointed to NCAA rulemaking committee

Christopher Borraccia, Contributing Writer

September 19, 2017

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Starting on Sept. 1, Mercyhurst men’s ice hockey coach Rick Gotkin became a member of the NCAA Men’s and Women’s Ice Hockey Rules Committee.  Gotkin’s appointment by the National Atlantic Hockey Association comes as another...

Women’s soccer ties with Ohio Valley

Marco Cicchino, Staff writer

September 12, 2017

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Just three goals allowed, but only two scored. That’s how it happens in soccer sometimes.  But a defense-heavy 1-all draw with Ohio Valley on Sept. 9 at Mercyhurst soccer field resulted in the women’s soccer team’s second-straight...

Kutztown tops football 21-16

Kutztown tops football 21-16

September 12, 2017

Baseball goes 3-1 for the weekend against Gannon

Bernard Garwig, Staff writer

April 25, 2017

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The Mercyhurst Lakers baseball team recorded a 3-1 weekend for April 21 and 22 in a series of double-headers against the Gannon University Golden Knights. “Overall we feel pretty good about winning this past series, but we...

Baseball’s Lucente named PSAC Pitcher of the Week

Bernard Garwig, Staff writer

April 18, 2017

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Baseball freshman pitcher Vincenzo Lucente was named the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) West Pitcher of the Week. “I was surprised,” said Lucente. “The PSAC has a lot of really good pitchers and all the Mercyhurst...

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