Mercyhurst University Men’s Basketball dominated the courts their first two weeks of J-Term. The team picked up two wins at home against Mansfield University and Slippery Rock University.
The Lakers won against the Mansfield Mountaineers 82-60 on Jan. 7. Slippery Rock proved to be a challenge according to Head Coach Gary Manchel; however, Mercyhurst pulled through to win 65-58 on Jan. 10.
The Mercyhurst wrestling team is tackling its season just how they left off last season. The Lakers are currently 10-1 in duals and 1-0 in the PSAC Conference.
The team had its best finish ever at the NWCA National Duals held in Fort Wayne, Ind., the weekend of Jan. 9 and 10. The Lakers went 4-1 there and remained ranked fifth in the country.
After losing their first match against Upper Iowa, the Lakers came back strong and beat their next four opponents: Newberry College (32-6), Ouachita Baptist University (21-15), Lindenwood University (31-10) and McKendree University (23-15).