• Men’s Basketball Erases 18-Point Second-Half Deficit In Exciting 75-72 Road Win At CNR
    December 18, 2018
    The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s basketball team earned an impressive come-from-behind 75-72 victory over the College of New Rochelle up in Westchester County on Tuesday night at the Blue Angels’ Wellness Center. With the non-conference victory, the Mariners improve to 2-7 on the season, while CNR falls to 6-5 in defeat.
  • Hunter Earns Skyline Rookie Of The Week Honors Again; Also Named MBWA Weekly Honorable Mention
    December 17, 2018
    USMMA freshman Lauren Hunter (Tinley Park, Ill.) earned her third-straight weekly recognition from the Skyline Conference, as the league announced on Monday that she was selected as the Women's Basketball Rookie of the Week for the second time in as many weeks. Additionally, on Tuesday, the Metropolitan Basketball Writers Association (MBWA) placed Hunter on its DII-DIII weekly women’s basketball honorable mention list. The praises come after her performances in the Mariners' three victories last week.
  • Washington Lands On Skyline Men’s Basketball Weekly Honor Roll
    December 17, 2018
    On Monday, the Skyline Conference announced that U.S. Merchant Marine Academy senior David Washington (Frisco, Texas) was selected to the league’s weekly honor roll for men’s basketball. The accolade comes after his performances in the Mariners two games last week – a 68-61 home win over CCNY on Tuesday and a 79-58 road loss at Yeshiva on Thursday.
  • Mariners End 2018 Portion Of Schedule With Perfect 9-0 Record After 71-33 Win Over New Rochelle
    December 16, 2018
    Mark another “W” on the schedule for the USMMA women’s basketball team. Playing their last game before a three-week layoff for winter break, the Mariners defeated visiting College of New Rochelle, 71-33, in a non-conference game Sunday afternoon at Liebertz Gymnasium to remain a perfect 9-0 on the season. The Blue Angels fall to 1-10 with the loss.
  • Mariner Matmen Place Second At Long Island Open After Great Day Of Wrestling
    December 15, 2018
    The USMMA wrestling team had a phenomenal day at the Long Island Open on Saturday, coming in second place overall in the tournament. The Mariners tied for the tournament-high with 13 wrestlers that placed in the top-six, including three bracket winners. They scored a total of 198.5 points, just 3.5 points behind first-place #8 Baldwin Wallace.
  • Wrestling Falls To #8 Baldwin Wallace, 28-16, At Home On Friday Night
    December 14, 2018
    The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy wrestling team hosted the eighth-ranked team in the country, Baldwin Wallace, on Friday night at the Liebertz Gymnasium. Despite winning three of the final four bouts, the Mariners lost to the Yellow Jackets by the final of 28-16. In defeat, USMMA’s record drops to 0-4, while BWU improves to 5-1. 
  • Women’s Basketball Pulls Away Late For 71-58 Victory At Yeshiva
    December 13, 2018
    On Thursday night, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s basketball team defeated Skyline Conference opponent Yeshiva University, 71-58, at Baruch College’s ARC Arena in Manhattan. The win improves the Mariners’ record to a perfect 8-0 (5-0 Skyline), while the Maccabees fall to 5-6 (3-5 Skyline) in defeat.
  • Mariners Drop Road Skyline Game At Yeshiva, 79-58
    December 13, 2018
    The USMMA men’s basketball team traveled into Manhattan to Yeshiva University on Thursday night for a Skyline Conference tilt against the reigning league champion Maccabees. The host Macs used a strong second half performance to come out on top with a 79-58 victory. The defeat drops the Mariners’ record to 1-7 (0-5 Skyline), while Yeshiva improves to 7-5 (7-2 Skyline) with the win.
  • ECAC Selects Gilbertson As DIII Rookie Of The Year
    December 12, 2018
    USMMA freshman Taylor Gilbertson (Phoenix, Ariz.) can add another award to her resume, as she was selected by the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) as the DIII Rookie of the Year, the conference announced on Wednesday. Gilbertson finished ahead of all eligible freshmen on the ballot from the three regions within the ECAC – North, South and Metro.
  • Mariners Cruise Past York College, 64-39, At Home Tuesday Night
    December 11, 2018
    Make it seven-in-a-row for the USMMA women’s basketball team. The Mariners handily defeated the visiting York College Cardinals in a non-conference game Tuesday night at the Liebertz Gymnasium by the final score of 64-39. Merchant Marine remains perfect at 7-0, while the Cardinals drop to 1-7 on the loss.
  • Men’s Hoops Earns First Victory Of The Year, 68-61, Over CCNY
    December 11, 2018
    The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s basketball team is in the win column! The Mariners won their first game of the season Tuesday night against the City College of New York Beavers, 68-61, at the Liebertz Gymnasium. The Mariners are now 1-6, while the CCNY drops to 1-7.
  • Mariners Sweep Skyline Women’s Swim & Dive Weekly Awards
    December 10, 2018
    On Monday, the Skyline Conference announced that three members of the USMMA women’s swim & dive team swept the league’s weekly honors for the week ending Dec. 9 – junior Meika Gathy (Waterford, Conn.) was named the Swimmer of the Week, senior Kara Korengel (Cincinnati, Ohio) earned Diver of the Week honors and freshman Chase Massey (Friendswood, Texas) was selected as the Rookie of the Week.
  • Glantzman Earns Centennial Conference Wrestler Of The Week Honors
    December 10, 2018
    The Centennial Conference announced its Wrestler of the Week honor on Monday and USMMA junior Joshua Glantzman (Allenwood, N.J.) earned the award for the week. The accolade comes after his performances at the Mariner Duals on Sunday.
  • Mizell And McMillan Earn Skyline Men’s Swim & Dive Weekly Honors
    December 10, 2018
    The Skyline Conference announced on Monday that two members of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s swimming & diving team earned weekly honors for their performances in the Mariners’ two meets this past week. Freshman Matthew Mizell (Merritt Island, Fla.) was named the Swimmer of the Week, while sophomore Gillem McMillan (Knoxville, Tenn.) earned Diver of the Week honors.
  • Hunter Selected As MBWA DII-DIII Player Of The Week And Skyline Rookie Of The Week
    December 11, 2018
    On Tuesday, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy freshman Lauren Hunter (Tinley Park, Ill.) was announced as the Metropolitan Basketball Writers Association (MWBA) DII-DIII Women's Basketball Player of the Week for the second consecutive week. Additionally, on Monday, the Skyline Conference selected Hunter as the its Rookie of the Week for the week ending Dec. 9. The accolade come after her performances in the Mariners two Skyline victories last week.
  • Wrestling Hosts 2018 Mariner Duals On Sunday Against Fierce Competition
    December 09, 2018
    The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy wrestling team hosted the 2018 Mariner Duals on Sunday at the Liebertz Gymnasium. The Mariners battled tough competition through three rounds of action, falling to two nationally-ranked teams and a Division II opponent.
  • Mariners Remain Perfect With 57-43 Home Victory Against Mount St. Vincent
    December 08, 2018
    The USMMA women’s basketball team rolled over Skyline opponent Mount St. Vincent, 57-43, Saturday afternoon at the Liebertz Gymnasium. With the win, the Mariners stay unbeaten at 6-0 (4-0 Skyline), while the Dolphins fall to 1-6 (1-4 Skyline) in defeat.
  • Mariners Swim Past A Trio Of Skyline Schools On Saturday
    December 08, 2018
    The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s swimming team claimed three victories up at a Skyline quad-meet hosted by Purchase College in Westchester County. The Mariners defeated the host Panthers (152-25), Sarah Lawrence (132-55) and St. Joseph’s-Long Island (146-40), and improve to a perfect 6-0 overall (6-0 Skyline) on the season.
  • Men’s Swimming Defeats Purchase And Sarah Lawrence On Saturday
    December 08, 2018
    The USMMA men’s swimming team defeated Skyline opponents Purchase College (123-34) and Sarah Lawrence College (117-52) on the road Saturday up at Purchase. With the pair of victories, the Mariners improve to 4-0 (4-0 Skyline) on the season.
  • Mariners Fall Short Of Mount St. Vincent, 70-59, Saturday At Home
    December 08, 2018
    The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s basketball team lost to Skyline opponent Mount St. Vincent, 70-59, Saturday afternoon at the Liebertz Gymnasium. The Mariners fall to 0-6 (0-4 Skyline) with the loss, while the Dolphins improve to 4-4 (3-1 Skyline) in triumph.
  • Mariners Cruise Past Old Westbury, 116-60, As McMillan Books Ticket To NCAA Regionals
    December 07, 2018
    The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s swim & dive team defeated visiting Skyline Conference opponent Old Westbury at the O’Hara Hall Pool on Friday night by the score of 116-60. The victory improves the Mariners’ record to 2-0 (2-0 Skyline) on the season, while the Panthers fall to 2-6 (0-2 Skyline) in defeat.
  • Women’s Swim & Dive Sweeps Old Westbury & St. Joseph’s-Brooklyn
    December 07, 2018
    On Friday night, the USMMA women’s swim & dive team defeated visiting Skyline opponents Old Westbury and St. Joseph’s-Brooklyn at the O’Hara Hall Pool. The Mariners improve to 3-0 (3-0 Skyline) on the season with the 121-8 and 121-48 victories over the Panthers and Bears, respectively.
  • Mariners Off To Best Start In Program History After Defeating Farmingdale, 56-41, On The Road Thursday Night
    December 06, 2018
    The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s basketball team has never started a season 5-0 until now. The Mariners extended their undefeated streak by downing the Farmingdale State Rams in a Skyline Conference game Thursday night by the final score of 56-41. USMMA is now 5-0 overall (3-0 Skyline), while the loss drops FSC’s record to 0-6 (0-3 Skyline).
  • Men’s Basketball Falls To Farmingdale State
    December 06, 2018
    The visiting U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s basketball team lost on the road Thursday night to Farmingdale State, 96-58, in Skyline Conference action. The Mariners fall to 0-5 (0-3 Skyline) with the loss, while the Rams improve to 6-2 (4-0 Skyline) in victory.
  • Toop To Serve As Interim Director Of Physical Education And Athletics At USMMA
    December 06, 2018
    Newly-installed U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) Superintendent, RADM Jack Buono, announced recently that Mike Toop, will step in as the Interim Director of Physical Education and Athletics at USMMA. Toop will serve in the interim while the Academy conducts a nationwide search to replace Mo White who recently departed for a position with Connecticut College Athletics after three standout years at Kings Point.
  • Hunter Earns A Trio Of Weekly Honors Including A Spot On The D3Hoops.com National Team Of The Week
    December 04, 2018
    Over the last two days, three different organizations recognized the remarkable week that USMMA women’s basketball freshman Lauren Hunter (Tinley Park, Ill.) had last week, as the Skyline Conference selected her as its Player of the Week on Monday, and then on Tuesday the Metropolitan Basketball Writers Association (MBWA) named her the DII-DIII WBB Player of the Week and she was also selected to the D3Hoops.com National Team of the Week.
  • Three Mariners Receive Weekly Praise From Skyline Conference
    December 04, 2018
    On Monday, the Skyline Conference announced that a trio of student-athletes from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s swimming & diving team earned weekly honors for their performances in the TCNJ Invitational this past weekend. Sophomore Gillem McMillan (Knoxville, Tenn.) was named the Skyline Diver of the Week, freshman Matthew Mizell (Merritt Island, Fla.) was selected as the league’s Rookie of the Week and senior Christopher Kahl (Solomons, Md.) earned a spot on the weekly honor roll.
  • Kirshner Lands On Skyline Women’s Swim & Dive Weekly Honor Roll
    December 04, 2018
    U.S. Merchant Marine Academy sophomore Victoria Kirshner (Santa Clarita, Calif.) was selected to the Skyline Conference women’s swimming & diving weekly honor roll, the league announced on Monday. The praise comes after her performance at the three-day TCNJ Invitational this past weekend.
  • Kahl, McMillan & Curry Lead The Mariner Men At TCNJ Invitational
    December 02, 2018
    The USMMA men’s swim & dive team competed in the three-day Lions Invitational this weekend, hosted by the College of New Jersey. Senior Christopher Kahl (Solomons, Md.) picked up the Mariners’ lone first-place finish at the event, highlighting 13 “A-Finals” (top-eight) performances on the weekend for Merchant Marine. Additionally, on the diving side, sophomore Gillem McMillan (Knoxville, Tenn.) and senior Thomas Curry (Los Angeles, Calif.) both hit NCAA Qualifying marks in the one-meter dive event on Sunday.
  • Women’s Swim & Dive Wraps Up Action At TCNJ Invitational On Sunday
    December 02, 2018
    The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s swimming & diving team spent the past three days competing in the TCNJ Lions Invitational in New Jersey, where they saw two “A-Final” (top-eight) finishes, as well as 12 “B-Final” finishes (next eight).
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