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Women’s bowling team announced

Katy Vacceriello, Staff writer

February 5, 2019

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Mercyhurst University recently announced the creation of an all new sports team, the Women’s Varsity Bowling team. The creation of this women’s bowling team is lined up with the recently introduced new Director of Athletics...

MU hockey squads go 2-1

Marco Cicchino, Staff writer

February 5, 2019

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With conference showdowns looming at the end of February, both Mike Sisti and Rick Gotkin knew the best way to respond to pressure this past weekend, where their teams were able to add wins to their seasonal tallies. The Laker...

2 from MU nominated for NCAA hockey award

Marco Cicchino, Staff writer

February 5, 2019

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It was announced on Jan. 16 that Mercyhurst forward Derek Barach and defenseman Joseph Duszak have been included in initial nominations for the 38th annual Hobey Baker Memorial Award as part of 14 overall Atlantic Hockey players...

Under Armour picked for new school apparel

Katy Vacceriello, Staff writer

February 5, 2019

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There is an all new adventure at Mercyhurst University — the signed partnership with Under Armour. The topic is talked about all around campus, hyped up by athletes and staff together. “The goal for Mercyhurst is to...

Santas to swarm Erie

Santas to swarm Erie

November 28, 2018

MU Wrestling pins at Findlay Open Nov. 17

Lauren Abbott, Editor-in-Chief

November 27, 2018

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On Nov. 17, the Mercyhurst Lakers took to the mat at the Findlay Open. This follows the season opener on Nov. 11 at the Ohio Intercollegiate Open where the Lakers had seven members place at the event. Redshirt sophomore Jacob...

Men’s hockey falls to RMU

Marco Cicchino, Staff writer

November 27, 2018

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A recent stretch of nine out of a possible 10 points landed Rick Gotkin within 16 votes of returning to the Top 25 for the first time this season last Monday, a spot currently occupied by another member of Atlantic Hockey. But...

Frosty win for football

Frosty win for football

November 13, 2018

Two ties for women’s hockey

Marco Cicchino, Staff writer

November 13, 2018

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Another first career goal from a Laker freshman turned out to be the equalizer on Nov. 10, with two more freshman assists and a sophomore goal in a quick rally leading to a 4-all draw with the 7th-ranked Cornell University Big...

99-36 blowout for MU men’s hoops

Bernard Garwig, Sports editor

November 13, 2018

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To open the 2018-19 season of Mercyhurst men’s basketball, the Lakers posted a 99-36 win over the State University of New York Fredonia Blue Devils. The contest, held in the Mercyhurst Athletic Center, saw the Lakers blow...

MU men’s water polo members recognized

Sarah Klein, Staff writer

November 13, 2018

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Mercyhurst men’s water polo players Philip Jenny and Daniel Alvarez were named to the 2018 Mid-Atlantic Water Polo Conference (MAWPC) West Region Championship All-Tournament First-Team early this month. The acknowledgments...

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