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Men’s hockey to host Snowtown Throwdown

The Mercyhurst University men’s hockey team and the Ohio State hockey team will be playing each other in the first annual Snowtown Throwdown.

The hockey team, with the Erie County Convention Center Authority announced in October that the game would be played at the Arena instead of at the Mercyhurst Ice Center.
The event will take place on Friday, Jan. 2, and Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015, at Erie Insurance Arena.

Face off Friday is 7:05 p.m. and Saturday is set to start at 2:35 p.m.

Men’s hockey splits series

The Mercyhurst men’s hockey team picked up a tie and a loss on the road this weekend at Bentley University to make their record 5-4-1.

On Friday, Nov. 15, the Lakers went into overtime ending the game in a 4-4 tie and on Saturday, Nov. 16, they lost 4-5.

During Friday’s game, Bentley started off the scoring early on and scored the only goal during the first period.

Just 47 seconds into the second period, Bentley’s Matt Blomquist acquired a five minute penalty for boarding and Mercyhurst was able to take the lead on it.

Football sinks ‘Ship’ in finale

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Men’s soccer advances in NCAA

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Football defeats Shippensburg for season finish

In their last game of the season, the Mercyhurst football team hosted the Shippensburg University Raiders on snowy Saturday, Nov. 15th.

The final score of the game was 42-21 after a game of even more record-breaking performances.

During this senior day game, Mercyhurst honored 16 senior members of the football team as well as recognized the senior members of the cheerleading squad.

The game opened with Shippensburg scoring on an 11 play 80-yard drive when quarterback Chris Lawshe found wide receiver Mike Brown for a 23-yard touchdown.

Men’s hockey battles Bentley University

The Mercyhurst men’s hockey team picked up a tie and a loss on the road last weekend at Bentley University to make their record 5-4-1.

On Friday, Nov. 15, the Lakers went into overtime ending the game in a 4-4 tie and on Saturday, Nov. 16, they lost 4-5.

During Friday’s game Bentley started off the scoring early on and scored the only goal during the first period.

Just 47 seconds into the second period, Bentley’s Matt Blomquist acquired a five minute penalty for boarding and Mercyhurst was able to take the lead on the ensuing powerplay.

Men’s soccer advances to third round of the NCAA Tournament

The Mercyhurst men’s soccer team captured a 1-0 win on Sunday, Nov. 16, against Notre Dame College to advance to the third round of the NCAA Division II Soccer Tournament.

The Lakers will face the University of Charleston on Thursday or Friday, Nov. 20 or Nov. 21 at Merrimack College in North Andover, Massachusetts. The time is still to be announced.

Mercyhurst goes into the game with a 19-2-0 record and a 15 game winning streak. The University of Charleston is coming into the game with a 19-0-1 record.

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Men's hockey sweeps Army

The Mercyhurst men’s hockey team improved its record to 5-3-0 after sweeping Army at the Mercyhurst Ice Center last weekend. This was the team’s first sweep this season.

On Friday, Nov. 7, the Lakers won 2-0 and on Nov. 8, they won 7-5.

During the first period on Friday night, freshman Kane Elliot started off the scoring for Mercyhurst with his first career goal at 16:45 assisted by sophomore Philippe Drouin and junior Kyle Cook.

Just 44 seconds later, senior Zac Frischmon recorded his first goal of the season from junior Alec Shields and freshman Jonathan Charbonneau.