• Lawrence Jr. Announces Mariners’ 2018 Cross Country Schedule
    August 10, 2018
    On Friday, USMMA sixth-year head cross country coach David Lawrence Jr. unveiled the schedule for the Mariners’ upcoming 2018 campaign for both the men’s and women’s squads. Merchant Marine will compete in a total of seven races throughout the first two-plus months of the season, including the Skyline Championship Meet, to prepare for three postseason races in November.
  • Full 2018 Men’s Soccer Schedule Revealed
    August 10, 2018
    The full 2018 U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s soccer schedule is available on www.USMMASports.com. Former Skyline Conference Coach of the Year Drew McCarthy will lead the Mariners as the Interim Head Coach this season.
  • USMMA Athletics Mourns The Passing Of Hall Of Famer Peter Rackett ’61
    August 09, 2018
    The entire U.S. Merchant Marine Academy community was saddened by the loss of a dear member earlier this week, Athletic Hall of Famer Peter J. Rackett ’61, who passed away Tuesday night after a battle with cancer. Rackett, also known as “Mr. Kings Point,” was an avid supporter of USMMA Athletics and our student-athletes dating all the way back to his time as a Midshipman at the Academy.
  • Gaiser Releases 2018 Women’s Volleyball Schedule; Mariners Look To Defend Skyline Championship
    August 09, 2018
    On Thursday, USMMA third-year head coach Tim Gaiser announced the full slate of games for the upcoming 2018 women’s volleyball season. The Mariners are looking to defend the Skyline Conference Championship and return to the NCAA Tournament for the second straight season.
  • Over 75 Midshipmen-Athletes Earn Academic Stars For Final Term Of 2017-18
    August 07, 2018
    The United States Merchant Marine Academy honored Midshipmen from the Classes of 2019, 2020 and 2021 who earned Gold and Silver Academic Stars for the final term of the 2017-18 academic year on Monday in a ceremony at Barney Square. Among the 180 Midshipmen that received Academic Stars were over 75 student-athletes.
  • Five Former Mariner Wrestlers Named To Centennial Silver Anniversary Team
    August 07, 2018
    On Monday, the Centennial Conference continued its celebration of their its 25 years by announcing the Silver Anniversary Team for the sport of wrestling. A total of five former Mariners were honored among the best wrestlers throughout the conference’s first quarter-century - Philip Greene ’10, Jordan Alfaro ’11, Dan Twito ’11, Vincent Renaut ’11, and Ricky Fisher ’16.
  • Full 2018 Merchant Marine Football Schedule Unveiled
    August 06, 2018
    U.S. Merchant Marine Academy head coach Mike Toop ’77 has released the schedule for the upcoming 2018 football season, his 14th year manning the sidelines for his alma mater. The full slate features a total of nine regular season games, including seven against NEWMAC Football Conference opponents. The Mariners will play four games at home on Captain James Harvey Tomb Field at Brooks Stadium, and five away from Kings Point.
  • Baseball Claims ABCA Team Academic Excellence Award For Third-Straight Year
    August 02, 2018
    The American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) recently announced the 2017-18 Team Academic Excellence Award Recipients and, for the third-straight season, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy baseball team earned the prestigious accolade. There were a total of 292 programs that were honored among NCAA, NAIA, Junior Colleges and high schools in the USA and the Mariners were one of just 77 teams from NCAA Division III.
  • Kahl, Lou & Raab Named Skyline Scholar Athletes Of The Year For Their Respective Sports
    July 18, 2018
    On Tuesday, the Skyline Conference announced the 2017-18 Scholar Athletes of the Year for all 19 sports that the league sponsors and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy boasted three student-athletes who were honored with the prestigious accolade - rising-senior Christopher Kahl (Solomons, Md.) of men’s swimming & diving, rising-junior Erica Lou (Flushing, N.Y.) of women’s swimming & diving and rising-sophomore Joe Raab (Edwardsburg, Mich.) of baseball.
  • Total Of 56 Mariners Land On Skyline Winter/Spring Academic Honor Roll
    July 09, 2018
    Early last week, the Skyline Conference announced the Academic Honor Roll for the Winter 2017-18 and Spring 2018 sport seasons, which honors student-athletes in the conference with a 3.3 grade point average or better (4.0 scale) during the term they are competing in their respective sport.
  • 53 Mariner Student-Athletes Earn ECAC Academic Honors For Winter & Spring Seasons
    July 06, 2018
    The Eastern College Athletic Conference recently announced the Academic Honor Rolls for the Winter 2017-18 and Spring 2018 seasons and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy had a total of 53 student-athletes recognized for their excellent performances in the classroom.
  • Curry & Kahl Named CSCAA Honorable Mention Scholar All-Americans; Men’s Swim & Dive Earns Team Awards
    June 29, 2018
    On Wednesday, the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) announced the individual Scholar All-America honors for the 2017-18 season. Two members of the USMMA men's swimming & diving team earned Honorable Mention Scholar All-American recognition – juniors Thomas Curry (Los Angeles, Calif.) and Christopher Kahl (Solomons, Md.).
  • Braut Selected To NATA Committee On Professional Ethics
    June 29, 2018
    U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Athletic Trainer Dan Braut, MS, ATC, who will be entering his seventh year at Kings Point in 2018-19, was selected to the National Athletic Trainers' Association’s (NATA) Committee on Professional Ethics (COPE). Braut, who was nominated to the position back in late October, officially begins his four-year appointment this week at the NATA Clinical Symposia & AT Expo down in New Orleans.
  • 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. 
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