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Men’s bball receives coach and player awards

Michael Boylan, Contributing writer

March 25, 2020

Men’s basketball Head Coach Gary Manchel has been named PSAC West Coach of The Year this season while leading the Lakers to their 11th straight PSAC tournament appearance. Manchel is in his 17th season with the Lakers and...

Men’s wrestling makes it to nationals

Laren Reesman, Staff writer

March 10, 2020

On Feb. 28, Mercyhurst University hosted the NCAA Super Region 1 wrestling tournament. The Mercyhurst wrestling team competed in hopes of qualifying for the NCAA Championships in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Six Mercyhurst wrestlers...

Color Guard comes to MU athletics

Marina Boyle, Managing editor

February 26, 2020

Starting in Fall 2020, Mercyhurst spirit will introduce the exciting addition of a color guard. With the support of athletic director Brad Davis, director of Club Sports Ally Brace and Marching Band director Bob Reid, the color...

Hurst sports spring forward

Laia Santos Oliver, Staff writer

February 19, 2020

Spring sports are underway at Mercyhurst University, and coaches around the nation have completed their polling on where they think every team is going to rank this season. Student-athletes from a great variety of s...

Baseball comes out strong in 2020

John Butler, Contributing writer

February 19, 2020

Mercyhurst baseball is seeking its third consecutive trip to the College World Series as the new season begins in West Virginia. The Lakers’ flag has proudly waved outside the entrance of Coleman Field since the 2019Division...

Mercyhurst bowling keeps improving

Jacob Freda, Contributing writer

February 19, 2020

After finishing 1-9 at the first tournament of the spring season, the Lakers headed to Greensburg, Pennsylvania, on Feb. 16, to compete in the Third Annual Br. Patrick Lacey Memorial Tournament held at Hillview Lanes. Competing...

MU alum Agosta part of Canada’s 3-on-3 win

Kristian Biega, News editor

February 5, 2020

Mercyhurst women’s hockey alumna Meghan Agosta gave Lakers a reason to celebrate as part of Team Canada in the 2020 Elite Women’s 3-on-3 game that took place on Jan. 24. Team Canada scored a 2-1 win over the USA as part...

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