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Men's tennis delievers impressive victory over Behrend

September 7, 2009

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  The Mercyhurst College men’s tennis team started off their season with an impressive 9-0 win over Penn State Behrend on Saturday, Sept. 5 at Behrend.   The Mercyhurst men’s tennis team has a steep differenc...

Freshman guide to the Recreation Center

August 9, 2009

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Crash diet just isn’t doing it for you? Worried that the Freshman Fifteen will get you? Then do I have something for you: The Mercyhurst College Recreation Center! Known popularly as “the Rec,” this state-of-...

Tips to avoid "Freshman 15"

July 22, 2009

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  College freshmen everywhere dread the so-called “Freshman 15” and students at Mercyhurst College know all too well how annoying those pesky extra pounds can be. With three sets of finals to stress out abou...

Women's Hockey Year in Review

May 13, 2009

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    It was an “us against the world” mentality for the Mercyhurst College women’s hockey team as they went up against the Goliaths of women’s hockey this season. For the first time in school ...

Men's Hockey Year in Review

May 13, 2009

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Men’s hockey experienced a disappointing start in the 2008-09 season, losing six of their first seven games. However, despite the slow start the Lakers were able to come together, and by the end of the season they becam...

Josh Shields Article

May 13, 2009

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Junior wrestler Josh Shields made the Laker Nation proud by earning the Mercyhurst College wrestling program it’s first-ever National Championship. Shields, after making a name for himself during the regular season - compiling...

Women’s Lacrosse Year in Review

May 13, 2009

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Women’s lacrosse approached each game head on, and with lots of hard work, they racked up the victories in their 2008-09 season. The Lakers finished with a 14-2 record, the best in program history, and were ranked No. 5 in thei...

Football Year in Review

May 13, 2009

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   It was a year of new beginnings for the Mercyhurst football team as they entered their first year as the newest members of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) after a 10-year run as a member of the Great ...

LaShomb Article

May 13, 2009

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  Senior goalkeeper Jason LaShomb proved what a student-athlete was capable of this year when he created his Make-A-Wish program “Saves for Kids.” LaShomb’s program took his All-American skills on the ...

Sports 2008-09 Year in Review

May 13, 2009

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For our year in review click here.

Golden weekend for rowers

May 13, 2009

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    Three gold medals came home with the Mercyhurst College men’s and women’s rowing teams from Dad Vails this weekend, the most ever claimed by Mercyhurst crews in the history of the program. The rega...

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