• Memorable 2017-18 Athletic Season Celebrated At Awards Convocation Friday; Moore And Pope Take Home Top Honors
    June 15, 2018
    The United States Merchant Marine Academy held its 2018 Awards Convocation on Friday morning at the Ackerman Auditorium as part of Kings Point Weekend festivities, which culminates with commencement exercises on Saturday. Four major athletic award winners were announced during the ceremony – the Male and Female Athletes of the Year as well as the two Coaches of the Year – along with a number of other athletic awards and honors.
  • Members Of USMMA Men’s Basketball Team Visit Local Children’s Hospital
    June 13, 2018
    Earlier this month, members of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s basketball team visited St. Mary's Hospital for Children in nearby Bayside, Queens. Rising-seniors David Washington (Frisco, Texas) and Kiani Espiritu (Bakersfield, Calif.) as well as rising-sophomore Seth Barnes (Chillicothe, Ohio), along with first-year head coach Rob Pryor, stopped by the hospital to do their part in brightening the young patients’ days.
  • Ten Mariners Named To Skyline Winter & Spring All-Sportsmanship Teams
    June 11, 2018
    The Skyline Conference recently announced that a total of 92 student-athletes have been selected to the Skyline All-Sportsmanship Teams for the 2017-18 Winter and 2018 Spring seasons. The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy had 10 student-athletes – one from each team that participates in the Skyline Conference – honored on the list.
  • MacElrevey Selected to CoSIDA Google Cloud Academic All-District Team
    June 06, 2018
    The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) recently announced the 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-District selections for the sports of cross country and track & field and U.S. Merchant Marine Academy senior Austin MacElrevey (Lewes, Del.) was selected to the CoSIDA District 3 (New York) First Team.
  • Treon Ends Season As NCAA Division III Statistical Champion For Points Per Game
    June 06, 2018
    The 2018 NCAA Division III Men’s Lacrosse season came to an end Memorial Day Weekend and, with the final statistical rankings report issued by the NCAA after conclusion of the year, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy senior Nick Treon (Danville, Pa.) finished as the 2018 DIII Statistical Champion with 6.41 points per game, leading all players in the country in the category.
  • Lefler, Toler & Kappas Named 2018 Women’s Volleyball Captains
    June 01, 2018
    A couple days after presenting his team with their 2017 Skyline Conference Championship Rings, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s volleyball head coach Tim Gaiser announced on Friday the Mariners’ team captains for the 2018 season. Rising seniors Kate Lefler (Norman, Okla.) and Megan Toler (Prunedale, Calif.) and rising junior Kyleigh Kappas (Parker, Colo.) were selected to lead Merchant Marine in the upcoming campaign beginning this fall.
  • USMMA Wins 2017-18 Skyline Conference Presidents Cup
    May 31, 2018
    The United States Merchant Marine Academy, buoyed by five conference titles in the 2017-18 academic year, captured the Skyline Conference Presidents Cup, as announced Thursday.
  • Treon Selected A 2018 Nike/USILA Honorable Mention All-American
    May 26, 2018
    Senior attackman Nick Treon (Danville, Pa.) of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men's lacrosse team has been named to the 2018 Nike/United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) NCAA Division III All-America Team as an Honorable Mention selection, as announced Friday by the USILA.
  • Spinnenweber Named A D3baseball.com All-American; Also Earns A Pair Of All-Region Honors Along With Raab
    May 23, 2018
    On Wednesday, D3baseball.com unveiled its All-America Teams for the 2018 NCAA Division III baseball season and U.S. Merchant Marine Academy junior starting pitcher Andrew Spinnenweber (Pasadena, Md.) was selected as a Third Team All-American.
  • MacElrevey Finishes Career As ECAC Champion! Mariners Place 14th At ECAC Outdoor Championship Meet
    May 17, 2018
    On the second and final day of the ECAC Outdoor Championship Meet, USMMA senior Austin MacElrevey (Lewis, Del.) concluded his extraordinary career as the Individual Champion in the 1500 meter run. MacElrevey helped lead the Mariners to a 14th place team finish out of the 24 teams that scored at the event. Merchant Marine ended up with 26 points. Wesley College won the ECAC Championship with a score of 93 points, while Penn State-Behrend (81 points) and Penn State-Harrisburg (73 points) rounded out the top three.
  • Women’s Outdoor Season Ends At ECAC Championship Meet
    May 17, 2018
    Senior Alex Miller (Stevensville, Mich.) represented the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s track & field team at the 2018 Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Outdoor Championship Meet on Thursday. She competed in one event, the discus throw.
  • Willard Named To 1st Team All-ECAC; Reilly & Bessler Land On 2nd Team; Reilly Also Garners IWLCA All-Region 2nd Team Honors
    May 17, 2018
    On Thursday, two organizations announced their Division III women’s lacrosse postseason awards – the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) revealed its All-ECAC Teams and the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) unveiled the All-Region Teams. Three different Mariners were recognized, as junior Meredith Willard (Portland, Maine) earned First Team All-ECAC honors, while classmate Jessica Reilly (Sayville, N.Y.) and senior Rebecca Bessler (Kent, Wash.) were selected to the Second Team All-ECAC. Additionally, Reilly earned a spot on the IWLCA Boardwalk Region Second Team.
  • MacElrevey, Goretoy & Collins Lead Mariners On Day One Of ECAC Championship Meet
    May 16, 2018
    Four members of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s track & field team competed on the first day of the 2018 ECAC Outdoor Championships on Wednesday down at Johns Hopkins University. Through one day, the Mariners sit in seventh place out of the 20 teams that have scored thus far at the event with 16 points. Hosts Johns Hopkins leads the field with 35 points.
  • Treon & Buser Selected To All-ECAC First Team
    May 16, 2018
    On Wednesday, the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) announced the postseason honors and All-ECAC Teams for Division III Men’s Lacrosse and USMMA had two student-athletes represented on the All-ECAC First Team – senior attackman Nick Treon (Danville, Pa.) and freshman face-off specialist Kyle Buser (Babylon, N.Y.).
  • Mariner Football Team Participated In Annual Jack's Run For Autism Awareness 5K On Saturday
    May 16, 2018
    This past Saturday, May 12, USMMA Football participated in the annual Jack's Run for Autism Awareness 5K race. This was the second consecutive year that Kings Point Football took part in the event in Port Washington, N.Y.
  • Mariners’ Memorable Season Concludes In First Round Of NCAA Tournament
    May 12, 2018
    The USMMA women’s lacrosse team had its most successful campaign in program history come to an end with a tough 20-9 loss to Meredith College in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday afternoon at Sea Gull Stadium on the campus of Salisbury University. In defeat, the Mariners end the season with a 14-3 record, while the Avenging Angles improve to 16-4 and advance to the NCAA Second Round to take on hosts #2 Salisbury. 
  • Best Season In Academy History Ends With NCAA Second Round Loss To Tufts
    May 09, 2018
    The 2018 USMMA men’s lacrosse season came to an end on Wednesday after a 25-8 loss to #6 Tufts University in the second round of the NCAA Championships at the Jumbos’ Bello Field. The Mariners end the year with a 14-3 record, while Tufts improves to 17-1 and advance to the third round, where they will take on #15 Ithaca this weekend. 
  • Mariners Win NCAA First Round Match-Up Against Johnson & Wales, 22-15
    May 08, 2018
    In the opening round of the NCAA Division III Men’s Lacrosse Championship, the United States Merchant Marine Academy came up victorious with a 22-15 victory over Johnson & Wales on Bello Field.
  • Treon Named Skyline Offensive Player Of The Year, Headlines Seven Mariners Selected To All-Conference Teams
    May 07, 2018
    On Monday, the Skyline Conference announced the postseason awards and All-Conference Teams for the 2018 men’s lacrosse season and seven Mariners were honored, including senior Nick Treon (Danville, Pa.), who was selected by the conference head coaches as the Offensive Player of the Year. Treon, along with five other Mariners landed on the First Team All-Skyline, while one other landed on the Second Team.
  • Willard, Reilly & Simensky Garner Major Skyline Honors; Six Mariners Earn First Team Accolades
    May 08, 2018
    The Skyline Conference on Monday announced the postseason awards and All-Conference Teams for the 2018 women’s lacrosse season and a total of six Mariners were honored, including two major award winners, and sixth-year head coach Kyle Simensky was selected as the Skyline Coach of the Year. Junior Meredith Willard (Portland, Maine) earned Offensive Player of the Year honors, while classmate Jessica Reilly (Sayville, N.Y.) garnered Defensive Player of the Year accolades.
  • Spinnenweber Selected Pitcher Of The Year; Raab Garners Rookie Of The Year Honors; Both Land On First Team Along With Barnes
    May 07, 2018
    The Skyline Conference announced the postseason awards and All-Conference Teams for the 2018 baseball season on Monday and three Mariners were honored. Junior Andrew Spinnenweber (Pasadena, Md.) was selected by the Skyline coaches as the Pitcher of the Year, while freshman Joe Raab (Edwardsburg, Mich.) earned Rookie of the Year honors. Both Spinnenweber and Raab, along with senior Michael Barnes (Alexandria, Va.), landed on the First Team All-Skyline.
  • Men’s Lacrosse Set To Take On Johnson & Wales At Tufts On Tuesday In NCAA Opening Round
    May 07, 2018
    Following a season in which the team tied the program wins mark, the United States Merchant Academy Men’s Lacrosse team is headed back to the NCAA Division III Men’s Lacrosse Championship as announced by the NCAA late on Sunday.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Draws Meredith In Opening Round Of 2018 NCAA Tournament
    May 06, 2018
    After picking up its first-ever conference championship on Saturday, the United States Merchant Marine Academy Women’s Lacrosse team is headed to the NCAA Division III Women’s Lacrosse Championship as announced by the NCAA late on Sunday evening.
  • Remarkable Baseball Season Ends On Last Day Of Skyline Tournament
    May 06, 2018
    The #4 seed U.S. Merchant Marine Academy baseball team went into extra innings in search of its first ever conference title in the winner-take-all Skyline Championship Game against #2 seed St. Joseph’s-L.I. on Saturday afternoon at Farmingdale State College, but it was the Golden Eagles that escaped FSC with a 6-5 victory in 11 innings.
  • Men’s Lacrosse Headed Back To NCAAs For First Time Since 2009 With 21-15 Win Over Mount St. Mary In Skyline Championship Game
    May 05, 2018
    The top-seeded U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s lacrosse team claimed the 2018 Skyline Championship with a 21-15 home victory over #3 seed Mount St. Mary on Saturday afternoon at Brooks Stadium. The win improved the Mariners’ record to 13-2, while the Knights end the season with a 12-7 mark.
  • Skyline Champions! Mariners Capture First-Ever Conference Crown And NCAA Tournament Berth With 13-10 Win Over St. Joseph’s-L.I.
    May 05, 2018
    The top-seeded U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women's lacrosse team defeated #3 seed St. Joseph’s-L.I., 13-10, on Saturday afternoon in the Skyline Championship Game to capture the program’s first-ever conference title. The Mariners improve to 14-2 after the win, while the Golden Eagles end the season 8-9.
  • Kelly Jr.’s Complete Game, Campbell’s Four Hits Help Advance Mariners To Final Day Of Skyline Tournament
    May 05, 2018
    On Saturday afternoon, the #4 seed U.S. Merchant Marine Academy baseball team eliminated top-seed Farmingdale State with a 9-2 victory on the second day of the Skyline double-elimination championship tournament, hosted by the Rams. Earlier in the day, FSC had lost to #2 St. Joseph’s-L.I., 7-1, so that set up the elimination game against the Mariners. With the victory, USMMA improves to 27-13, while the Rams end the year 24-14.
  • Baseball Rallies Against Mount St. Mary To Earn Split On Day One Of Skyline Tourney
    May 04, 2018
    The #4 seed U.S. Merchant Marine Academy baseball team lost its opening game of the double-elimination Skyline Championship Tournament, 4-1, to top-seeded host Farmingdale State on Friday afternoon, but earned a huge 9-8 comeback victory over #3 Mount St. Mary in the night cap to stay alive in the tourney. With the split, the Mariners’ record moves to 26-13, Farmingdale (24-12) moves on to play #2 seed St. Joseph’s-L.I. (23-14) on Saturday, and MSMC ends the season with a 22-12-1.
  • Mariners Cruise Past Knights To Book Ticket To Conference Finals
    May 02, 2018
    The top-seeded U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women's lacrosse team cruised over visiting #4 seed Mount St. Mary, 16-1, on Wednesday evening at Brooks Stadium in the semifinals of the 2018 Skyline Conference Championships. The Mariners tenth-straight victory improved their record to 12-2, and advances the Mariners to the Skyline Championship Game this Saturday, May 5, while the Knights ended the season at 7-8.
  • One Mariner Competes At St. John's Tom Farrell Classic
    May 05, 2018
    Senior Dominique Pope (Silver Spring, Md.) represented the USMMA women's track & field team at St. John's University's Tom Farrell Classic on Saturday. She competed in the long jump event.
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