Sports

Men's soccer remains No.1

Redshirt sophomore forward Jack Watson (9) is currently leading the PSAC in points, goals, shots, and game-winning goals.  Watso: Salina BoweRedshirt sophomore forward Jack Watson (9) is currently leading the PSAC in points, goals, shots, and game-winning goals. Watso: Salina Bowe

Basketball hosts second annual MAC Madness

The Mercyhurst men’s and women’s basketball teams will be hosting the 2nd annual Mac Madness on Thursday, Oct. 30, at 9 p.m. This event will be held in the Mercyhurst Athletic Center and is open for everyone to attend.

“It’s just a way to get the school excited about the upcoming season and to introduce the school to the players,” senior Terrence Ingram said.

“It’s a big thing in college basketball on the D1 level and I thought it would be good to do it here.”

Football dominates at the Big House

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Mercyhurst pulls through to defeat Slippery Rock 45-23

Redshirt junior Brandon Brown-Dukes (24) completed 100 rushing yards and 46 receiving yards during the Big House Battle. He also: Salina BoweRedshirt junior Brandon Brown-Dukes (24) completed 100 rushing yards and 46 receiving yards during the Big House Battle. He also: Salina Bowe
Junior Jaquan Williams (17)  had two touchdowns in the fourth quarter during Saturday’s game to secured a Laker win.: Salina BoweJunior Jaquan Williams (17) had two touchdowns in the fourth quarter during Saturday’s game to secured a Laker win.: Salina Bowe

Big House battle coming Saturday

Mercyhurst’s football uniforms for Saturday’s game in Michigan: @MercyhurstFB photoMercyhurst’s football uniforms for Saturday’s game in Michigan: @MercyhurstFB photo

Mercyhurst band catches on

Making an appearance at home football games this year is Mercyhurst’s band led by Robert Reid. The band will be travelling to An: Bob Reid photoMaking an appearance at home football games this year is Mercyhurst’s band led by Robert Reid. The band will be travelling to An: Bob Reid photo

Volleyball's Vitt dominating the court

Junior Kelly Vitt (33) celebrates with teammates after finishing a play during their game against Edinboro. Vitt is proving to b: Salina Bowe photoJunior Kelly Vitt (33) celebrates with teammates after finishing a play during their game against Edinboro. Vitt is proving to b: Salina Bowe photo

Football earns first season win

During Mercyhurst’s homecoming game on Saturday, Oct. 4, the Lakers defeated Clarion University in a 28-0 shutout. Contributing: hurstathletics.com photoDuring Mercyhurst’s homecoming game on Saturday, Oct. 4, the Lakers defeated Clarion University in a 28-0 shutout. Contributing: hurstathletics.com photo

Softball scrimmages against Mercyhurst North East

Mercyhurst softball team started their pre season scrimmages with a 7-2 win over Mercyhurst North East on Friday Sept. 26.: Jake LowyMercyhurst softball team started their pre season scrimmages with a 7-2 win over Mercyhurst North East on Friday Sept. 26.: Jake Lowy

Volleyball plays strong against competition

The Mercyhurst volleyball team is currently 7-2 for the season. Pictured above is junior Lexi Stefanov (2) who has been an impor: Salina BoweThe Mercyhurst volleyball team is currently 7-2 for the season. Pictured above is junior Lexi Stefanov (2) who has been an impor: Salina Bowe

Deaf women’s hockey player debuts with goal, 2 assists

Kirsten Miller is an elite Division I athlete at Mercyhurst University with an amazing story of bravery, grit and determination behind her equally impressive talents on the ice.

Division I athletes are considered the crème de la crème of young sports played by men and women from across the globe, Miller is no exception to this as the Ontario, Canada, native settles at the Hurst for her freshman year.

The competition in Miller’s homeland between young women for places in Division I ice hockey programs is usually the largest obstacle for athletes at such a level to overcome.