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No. 6 baseball soaring at 17-2, ready for Slippery Rock

Marco Cicchino, Staff writer

April 4, 2017

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Winners of three straight and off to a 17-2 start this season, manager Joe Spano’s baseball team appears poised to pick up where it left off last year after a school-record 43 wins. The Lakers are now No. 6 in the country and...

’Hurst men’s lacrosse athlete named defensive player of the week

Bernard Garwig, Staff writer

March 28, 2017

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Junior Mercyhurst men’s lacrosse player Greg Weyl was recognized the week of March 20 as the Greater Midwest Athletic Conference’s defensive player of the week. Weyl was selected alongside Seton Hill sophomore John Miller,...

Undefeated weekend for MU women’s tennis

Bernard Garwig, Staff writer

March 21, 2017

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On March 18-19, Mercyhurst Lakers women’s tennis team won both of its competitions against Roberts Wesleyan College and Niagara University. The Lakers, who are ranked 44th nationally for Division II, played at Pennbriar and...

MU men’s tennis competes against three schools

Bernard Garwig, Staff writer

February 21, 2017

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The Mercyhurst men’s tennis team faced off against three separate non-conference schools over the weekend of Feb. 17-19, going 1-2 overall. On Feb. 17, the Lakers played Lewis University; subsequent days Mercyhurst faced...

Gannon upsets wrestling in rivalry meet

Bernard Garwig, Staff writer

February 14, 2017

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In a cross-town rivalry upset, the Mercyhurst Lakers wrestling team fell to the Gannon University Golden Knights 16-22 on Feb. 8. The Lakers started strong with a win by all-time win record holder Willie Bohince in the 125 lb....

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