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Santas to swarm Erie

Santas to swarm Erie

November 28, 2018

MU Wrestling pins at Findlay Open Nov. 17

Lauren Abbott, Editor-in-Chief

November 27, 2018

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On Nov. 17, the Mercyhurst Lakers took to the mat at the Findlay Open. This follows the season opener on Nov. 11 at the Ohio Intercollegiate Open where the Lakers had seven members place at the event. Redshirt sophomore Jacob...

Men’s hockey falls to RMU

Marco Cicchino, Staff writer

November 27, 2018

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A recent stretch of nine out of a possible 10 points landed Rick Gotkin within 16 votes of returning to the Top 25 for the first time this season last Monday, a spot currently occupied by another member of Atlantic Hockey. But...

Frosty win for football

Frosty win for football

November 13, 2018

Two ties for women’s hockey

Marco Cicchino, Staff writer

November 13, 2018

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Another first career goal from a Laker freshman turned out to be the equalizer on Nov. 10, with two more freshman assists and a sophomore goal in a quick rally leading to a 4-all draw with the 7th-ranked Cornell University Big...

99-36 blowout for MU men’s hoops

Bernard Garwig, Sports editor

November 13, 2018

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To open the 2018-19 season of Mercyhurst men’s basketball, the Lakers posted a 99-36 win over the State University of New York Fredonia Blue Devils. The contest, held in the Mercyhurst Athletic Center, saw the Lakers blow...

MU men’s water polo members recognized

Sarah Klein, Staff writer

November 13, 2018

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Mercyhurst men’s water polo players Philip Jenny and Daniel Alvarez were named to the 2018 Mid-Atlantic Water Polo Conference (MAWPC) West Region Championship All-Tournament First-Team early this month. The acknowledgments...

Volleyball season ends with Boro, SRU

Josh Slawatycki, Contributing writer

November 6, 2018

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While fighting hard to maintain momentum, Mercyhurst’s volleyball team struggled to hold on. The two contests this past weekend that wrapped up the season both saw the Lakers finish short with 3-2 final scores. In the last...

Men’s water polo finishes

Bernard Garwig, Sports editor

November 6, 2018

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The Mercyhurst men’s water polo team lost to Gannon University in the third place game at the Collegiate Water Polo Association Championships. The Lakers fell 4-14 in the consolation game of the tournament, held at Cathedral...

MU women’s basketball to build on past season

Marco Cicchino, Staff writer

November 6, 2018

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When Natalie Piaggesi and Angela Heintz received their Mercyhurst diplomas in May 2017, the rest of the PSAC immediately took notice. With the two most prolific players in program history moving on from the Mercyhurst Athletic...

XC battles mud at PSACs

Lauren Abbott, Editor-in-Chief

November 6, 2018

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On Nov. 3, both the men and women’s cross country teams participated in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) championships.  The event was hosted at Edinboro University. The Mercyhurst women placed ninth out...

MU beats Gannon 38-21

MU beats Gannon 38-21

October 30, 2018

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