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Baseball and softball ready

Daniel Leonard, Staff writer

February 27, 2018

As winter melts away and the spring leaves begin to grow, the Mercyhurst baseball and softball teams will climb out of the dugout for the 2018 season. In the period between last year’s season, a number of seniors on both...

Women’s lax falls to Le Moyne in opener

Marco Cicchino, Staff writer

February 27, 2018

  Everyone knew that if Kevin Cooke wanted to reprise his previous campaign and predecessor, his players would need to start being the open man.  Last season’s PSAC championship exemplified that, as a four-goal deficit...

Women’s ice hockey No. 2

Marco Cicchino, Staff writer

February 27, 2018

After allowing their first conference regular-season title in two seasons slip away over the previous two weekends, Michael Sisti’s squad regrouped quickly and did exactly what was needed in Rochester to keep pace.  Despite...

Women’s hockey ties twice

Marco Cicchino, Staff writer

February 13, 2018

The Mercyhurst Lakers are the College Hockey America (CHA) conference’s second-best offense and defense.  Despite this, the Lakers were evened and remanded by the Penn State Nittany Lions on Feb. 9-10. The Nittany Lions,...

Women’s lax lands on national rankings

Marco Cicchino, Staff writer

February 13, 2018

Don’t count out Laker women’s lacrosse coach Kevin Cooke, now in his second year and his squad in 2018.   Despite the twists and turns of a solid yet heartbreaking 2017 season, his Lakers — ranked No. 15 in the Preseason...

Coach receives Erie sportswoman award

Staff report

February 6, 2018

Women’s basketball coach Deanna Richard, coming off her 10th season at Mercyhurst and the best season in program history, was honored in December as the Erie Times-News Sportswoman of the Year.  Now in her 11th season as head...

Hurst weighs in on Super Bowl

Sam Peterson, Staff writer

February 6, 2018

A poll ran on the Mercyhurst Facebook page asking Lakers “Who will win Super Bowl LII?”  At the close of the poll, 47 had voted their pick for the Vince Lombardi trophy. The results were: 33 for the Philadelphia Eagles,...

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