The Merciad

Volleyball season ends with Boro, SRU

Josh Slawatycki, Contributing writer

November 6, 2018

While fighting hard to maintain momentum, Mercyhurst’s volleyball team struggled to hold on. The two contests this past weekend that wrapped up the season both saw the Lakers finish short with 3-2 final scores. In the last...

Men’s water polo finishes

Bernard Garwig, Sports editor

November 6, 2018

The Mercyhurst men’s water polo team lost to Gannon University in the third place game at the Collegiate Water Polo Association Championships. The Lakers fell 4-14 in the consolation game of the tournament, held at Cathedral...

MU women’s basketball to build on past season

Marco Cicchino, Staff writer

November 6, 2018

When Natalie Piaggesi and Angela Heintz received their Mercyhurst diplomas in May 2017, the rest of the PSAC immediately took notice. With the two most prolific players in program history moving on from the Mercyhurst Athletic...

XC battles mud at PSACs

Lauren Abbott, Editor-in-Chief

November 6, 2018

On Nov. 3, both the men and women’s cross country teams participated in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) championships.  The event was hosted at Edinboro University. The Mercyhurst women placed ninth out...

The Lakers hoist the Niagara cup victoriously after their 38-21 victory over the Gannon University on Oct. 27.  The victory marks the third year in a row that the Lakers football squad has beaten Erie rival Gannon.

MU beats Gannon 38-21

October 30, 2018

Women’s ice hockey’s Sisti tied No. 2 for wins

Marco Cicchino, Staff writer

October 30, 2018

Don’t look now, but Mercyhurst women’s ice hockey Head Coach Michael Sisti is back and ready to compete.  But that’s the way he’s always been, and now he has the data to prove it. In what is expected to be a back-and-forth...

Mercyhurst defender Molly Blasen skates forward as goalie Sarah McDonnell looks on at left.

Lakers get two on PSU

October 30, 2018

No. 13 Josh Lammon, No. 16 Matthew Whittaker and No. 15 Tommaso Bucci look on during the shootout at the end of the Mercyhurst-Notre Dame game.  The game officially ended in a 6-6 tie.

Icebreaker: a recap

October 23, 2018

Rowing teams race on the Charles River for the annual Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston.

Rowing races the Charles

October 23, 2018

Get ready to break ice

Marco Cicchino, Staff writer

October 10, 2018

This Friday, Oct. 12, marks the traditional start to the men’s college hockey season with the annual Ice Breaker Tournament. Mercyhurst has the privilege of hosting the tournament alongside the Erie Sports Commission at the...

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