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November 4, 2009

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Sophomore Vicki Bendus defends Minnesota Duluth player.

Tyler Stauffer photo

November 4, 2009

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Nola Hessom puts John Bruno in a submission

Hessom looks to inflict some hurt

November 3, 2009

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Tyler Stauffer photo: Nola Hessom puts John Bruno in a submissionOn Saturday, Nov. 7, Nola Hessom will fight against Trica Baar in a North American Allied Fight Series (NAASF) event in Akron, Ohio. Nola will be the second fighter from Mercyhurst College to fight ...

Men's hockey splits with Bentley

November 3, 2009

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The Mercyhurst College men’s hockey team split a two-game series this weekend with the Bentley University Falcons. Mercyhurst fell to Bentley 4-2 in the first game on Friday night. At the end of the first, the score stood ...

Women's hockey handed first loss

November 3, 2009

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Tyler Stauffer photo: Sophomore Vicki Bendus defends Minnesota Duluth player.This weekend was gut check time for the Mercyhurst College women’s hockey team against the University of Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs. The Lakers were handed their first defeat of the season in...

Women's soccer goes into PSAC playoffs looking for revenge

November 2, 2009

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The Mercyhurst College women’s soccer team had a pair of tough contests this past week. On Wednesday, Oct. 28, the Lakers welcomed Slippery Rock University for the final regular season home game. This game would hold a gr...

Instant reaply in MLB needs second look

November 2, 2009

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After hockey, baseball is definitely my second favorite sport of the 'big four.' The World Series is on, so I’m taking a detour from the puck to comment on something I know very little about. But hey, what’s more American...

History of the goalie mask

November 2, 2009

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Fifty years ago this week, a change was made in hockey that will never be reversed: the goalie mask. It is difficult to imagine that time in the game’s history, before masked marvels were in every hockey net across the count...

Cross-Country traverses obstacles on way to finish line

November 2, 2009

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Cross-country is often overlooked. But when baseball games are canceled because of rain and sometimes football games are delayed when there’s lightning, cross country is still running. Saturday, Oct. 31, the Mercyhurst Colle...

Men's soccer clinches top seed in PSAC

November 2, 2009

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The Mercyhurst College men’s soccer team earned the No. 1 seed in the Penslyvania State Athletic Conference West with the defeat of Slippery Rock University last Tuesday. The Lakers finished the season with a 7-1 PSAC record. ...

An athlete's preperation

October 27, 2009

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It’s a special morning for graduate student Stephen Duggan. He has a different feeling and excitement about him today, one that only sports fans and players understand. It’s game day, and in a couple of hours, the soccer pl...

Men's hockey gets first win

October 27, 2009

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The Mercyhurst College men’s hockey team fought to a 3-3 tie and a 4-1 victory this past weekend against Army in West Point, N.Y. Saturday’s meeting produced the first tie since the two teams first squared off in 2000. Sop...

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