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October 16, 2014
Mighty Mikey And USMMA Football Bond On D3football.com
"Mighty Mikey" Weinstein is known around the USMMA Football team. D3football.com's write-up helps bring his story to a larger audience.

September 20, 2014
Big First Half Propels Mariners Over Privateers on Parents’ Weekend
The Merchant Marine football team racked up 355 yards of offense and touchdowns from four different Mariners to beat rival SUNY Maritime 34-17 at Brooks Stadium.

August 17, 2014
Coach Toop accepts the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge!

November 20, 2013
Mariners Place Four on All-Liberty League Teams
Tyler Washington (Chatham, NY), Michael Biehn (The Woodlands, TX), Ben Runchey (Springboro, OH), and Matthew Morse (Covington, LA) were all selected as All-Liberty League players following the 2013 season.

November 16, 2013
St. Lawrence Blanks Merchant Marine for Hoffman Cup
The USMMA football team closed the 2013 season with a 31-0 defeat at the hands of St. Lawrence Saturday afternoon.

November 14, 2013
Hoffman Cup Showdown: USMMA Battles St. Lawrence Tomorrow
The Merchant Marine football team will play its final road game of 2013 on Saturday afternoon as they travel to Canton, NY to take on St. Lawrence.

November 11, 2013
ESPN First Take at USMMA: Behind the Scenes Photo Blog
ESPN2 held a live broadcast for First Take in honor of Veteran's Day. The show is hosted by Stephen A. Smith, Skip Bayless, and Cari Champion with guests Tom Selleck and Fred Smoot.

November 9, 2013
Merchant Marine Tripped Up by Union (NY), 27-14, on Senior Day
The USMMA football team forced four turnovers but ultimately fell to Liberty League rival, 27-14, Saturday afternoon on Senior Day.

November 9, 2013
USMMA Football Hosts Union (NY) Tomorrow on Senior Day
The Merchant Marine football team will play its first home game in six weeks Saturday afternoon as they host Liberty League rival Union (NY).

November 2, 2013
Mariners Upended at RPI, 28-13
The USMMA football team was unable to win back-to-back games since returning to the field last week, falling today at RPI, 28-13.

November 2, 2013
Merchant Marine Battles RPI Tomorrow at 1:00 pm
Merchant Marine travels to Troy, NY this weekend to make-up a game originally scheduled for October 5 against RPI.

October 31, 2013
USMMA Football Featured in D3Football.com "Around The East" Feature
Fans can read the article here: http://d3football.com/columns/around-the-region/east/index

October 28, 2013
Matthew McDaniels Tabbed Liberty League Offensive Performer of the Week
For the third time this season USMMA sophomore quarterback Matthew McDaniels (Malverne, NY) has been named the Liberty League Offensive Performer of the Week.

October 26, 2013
USMMA Topples WPI, 26-14, in Triumphant Return to Action
The USMMA football team faced something no other team in the history of NCAA Division III had before them; a three-week gap in between regular season games.

October 26, 2013
Merchant Marine Football Returns to the Gridiron Tomorrow at WPI
Merchant Marine returns to the field for the first time in four weeks Saturday afternoon as they travel to Worcester, MA to take on the WPI Engineers.

September 28, 2013
#5 Hobart Upends Merchant Marine, 24-8
The USMMA football team came out on the wrong end of a 24-8 decision Saturday afternoon against #5 Hobart in the team’s Liberty League opener.

September 28, 2013
Mariners Host #5/7 Hobart Tomorrow at Homecoming
Merchant Marine welcomes defending Liberty League champion and 2012 NCAA Quarterfinalists #5/7 Hobart to Brooks Stadium tomorrow at 2:00 pm.

September 23, 2013
Rubyn Johnson Tabbed Liberty League Rookie of the Week
Rubyn Johnson (Jacksonville, FL) has been named the Liberty League Rookie of the Week following the Mariners 7-6 victory over Maritime (NY).

September 21, 2013
Mariners Defense Stands Tall in 7-6 Win at Maritime (NY)
The USMMA football team edged out Maritime (NY), 7-6, Saturday afternoon to improve to 3-0 for the first time since 1997.

September 21, 2013
Mariners Look for First 3-0 Start in 15 Years Against Maritime (NY) Tomorrow
Merchant Marine plays its first road game of the 2013 season Saturday, just across the Long Island Sound, as they take on Maritime (NY).

September 16, 2013
McDaniels Takes Home Second Straight Liberty League Offensive Performer of the Week Award
For the second straight week to open the 2013 season USMMA quarterback Matthew McDaniels (Malverne, NY) has been named the Liberty League Offensive Performer of the Week.

September 14, 2013
Merchant Marine Sinks Coast Guard, 27-20, to Retain Secretaries’ Cup
The USMMA football team claimed a 27-20 victory in the most anticipated game of the season, defeating rival Coast Guard, 27-20, Saturday afternoon at Brooks Stadium.

September 14, 2013
Merchant Marine Battles Coast Guard for Secretaries' Cup Tomorrow - #BeatCoastGuard
Merchant Marine takes on Coast Guard Saturday afternoon at Brooks Stadium in the most anticipated game of the season as the two sides compete for the Secretaries’ Cup.

September 11, 2013
McDaniels Tabbed Division III ECAC Football Northwest Offensive Player of the Week
Sophomore quarterback Matthew McDaniels (Malverne, NY) continues to collect awards after his stellar debut under center for the Mariners in a 35-28 victory over Susquehanna last weekend.

September 10, 2013
Football Highlights vs. Susquehanna: USMMA 35 - SU 28
QB Matthew McDaniels was a part of three, 65+ yard scoring plays in the Mariners 35-28 victory over Susquehanna

September 9, 2013
Matthew McDaniels Named Liberty League Co-Offensive Performer of the Week
Matthew McDaniels' (Malverne, NY) over 300 yards of offense and four total touchdowns earned him Liberty League Co-Offensive Performer of the Week accolades

September 7, 2013
Merchant Marine Erases 21-Point Deficit to Defeat Susquehanna, 35-28
Matthew McDaniels (Malverne, NY) made his first collegiate start at quarterback a memorable one, accounting for four touchdowns and over 300 yards of offense as the USMMA football team defeated Susquehanna, 35-28 Saturday afternoon at Brooks Stadium.

September 7, 2013
USMMA Football Kicks-Off 2013 Tomorrow vs. Susquehanna
The Mariners kick-off the 2013 season tomorrow at 2:30 pm at Brooks Stadium against Susquehanna.

August 29, 2013
USMMA Athletic Director Sue Petersen Lubow Named Katherine Ley Award Winner
Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Commissioner Dr. Kevin T. McGinniss announced today that United States Merchant Marine Academy Athletics Director Sue Petersen Lubow has been named the recipient of the 2013 Katherine Ley Award.

August 27, 2013
USMMA Athletic Hall of Famer Jules A. "Red" Wagner '45 Passes Away
The Merchant Marine Athletics family lost a true friend and legend as Jules "Red" Wagner passed away earlier this week.

August 23, 2013
USMMA Athletic Hall of Fame to Induct Seven New Members on Homecoming Weekend
The event will be hosted by the USMMA Alumni Association and Foundation (AAF) in Melville Hall at the Officers Club on the campus of the United States Merchant Marine Academy at 6:00 pm.

August 19, 2013
Andrew Malson Joins USMMA Football Coaching Staff
Malson will will serve as the coach of the defensive backs after completing the 2012 season as a Graduate Assistant Coach at Western Michigan University.

June 19, 2013
Merchant Marine Football Announces Latest Award Winners
Head Coach Mike Toop recently announced the award winners for the 2012-13 academic year.

May 31, 2013
Academy Announces 2012-13 Athletic Award Winners; Olsen and Tyack Receive Top Nods
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Department of Physical Education and Athletics has announced that Kurt Olsen is the 2013 winner of the Stedman Trophy and Jessica Tyack is the recipient of the Berke Trophy, the highest athletic awards bestowed upon a graduating male and female Midshipman.

March 12, 2013
Merchant Marine Releases 2013 Football Schedule
USMMA Head Football Coach Mike Toop has announced the Mariners schedule for the upcoming 2013 campaign.

February 27, 2013
USMMA Football Attends 2013 Friends of Jaclyn Foundation Snow Ball with “Mighty Mikey”
The Merchant Marine Academy football team continued its support of their adopted team member, Mikey, a child battling pediatric brain tumors, at the 2013 Friends of Jaclyn Foundation Snowball.

December 19, 2012
Merchant Marine’s Alex Coviello Ends Career Fittingly; Leads Team Stars & Stripes in Mexico
What Coviello would soon discover is that his trip would be one of the most unforgettable experiences of his football career.

December 13, 2012
Watch Alex Coviello Play Live on Saturday; Tazon De Estrellas To Be Aired Live From Mexico Via Webcast
The Tazón de Estrellas (Bowl of the Stars) will be broadcast live via a webcast from the La Fortaleza Azul (The Blue Fortress) in Guadalajara at 12pm CST on Saturday, December 15 as Team Stars & Stripes faces Mexico’s CONADEIP All-Stars.

November 29, 2012
Alex Coviello Tabbed to Represent Team Stars & Stripes in Mexico in "Bowl of the Stars”
Senior quarterback Alex Coviello (Cape Coral, FL) will represent the USA as D-III NCAA all-stars suit up against CONADEIP all-stars in Guadalara Mexico at 12:00 pm CET on Saturday, December 15 for the "Bowl of the Stars".

November 14, 2012
Tyler Washington Named to All-Liberty League First-Team; Gosselin and Kennedy to Second-Team
Junior Tyler Washington (Chatham, NY), who led Merchant Marine with 76 tackles in 2012, has been named to the All-Liberty League First-Team as chosen by the conference’s head coaches.

November 10, 2012
USMMA Claims Hoffman Cup with 33-12 Victory; Secures Program’s Best Season in 10 Years
Alex Coviello (Cape Coral, FL) was named Merchant Marine’s MVP of the Hoffman Cup as the Mariners topped St. Lawrence, 33-12, Saturday afternoon at Brooks Stadium

November 10, 2012
Football Hosts St. Lawrence Tomorrow on Senior Day
USMMA's 19 graduating players will be honored before tomorrow's contest.

November 9, 2012
Margrey and Hendrix Named to Capital One Academic All-District Team
Sophomores Jacob Margrey (Baldwinsville, NY) and Andrew Hendrix (Virginia Beach, VA) have both been selected to the Capital One Academic All-District team.

November 3, 2012
Merchant Marine Strikes First But Falls at Union
Alex Coviello (Cape Coral, FL) capped the opening drive of the game with a 34-yard touchdown run for USMMA but the Mariners ultimately dropped a 51-7 decision Saturday afternoon at Union.

October 22, 2012
Skyler Stone Named Liberty League Rookie of the Week
Skyler Stone (Glen Allen, VA) had his fingerprints all over the Mariners 28-13 triumph over WPI, earning him Liberty League Rookie of the Week accolades.

October 20, 2012
Second Half Surge Propels Mariners to 28-13 Triumph Over WPI; USMMA Back to .500
The USMMA football team rattled off 28 straight points Saturday afternoon en route to a 28-13 victory in a Liberty League contest against WPI at Brooks Stadium.

October 20, 2012
Mariners Welcome WPI to Brooks Stadium Tomorrow at 2:30 pm
USMMA returns home for a Saturday afternoon match-up with WPI.

October 13, 2012
USMMA Football Stumbles in Loss at Springfield
The Mariners dropped a 66-13 decision at Springfield College Saturday afternoon in a Liberty League match-up.

October 13, 2012
Mariners Set For Saturday Matinee at Springfield
The USMMA football team travels to Springfield to face-off with the Pride tomorrow at 2:00 pm.

October 6, 2012
Rochester (NY) Surges Past USMMA, 44-26
In a game with over 800 yards of total offense the Rochester Yellowjackets used a potent offensive attack to defeat Merchant Marine, 44-26, Saturday afternoon at Brooks Stadium.

October 6, 2012
Merchant Marine Tangles with Rochester Saturday at Brooks Stadium
USMMA, in search of a third straight win, hosts Rochester Saturday afternoon at Brooks Stadium.

September 29, 2012
Merchant Marine Knocks Off Previously Unbeaten RPI, 34-31, on Homecoming
The homecoming crowd at Brooks Stadium was treated to a 34-31 USMMA victory over RPI Saturday afternoon as quarterback Alex Coviello shined in his return from an injury with 141 rushing yards and three touchdowns.

September 29, 2012
USMMA Hosts Liberty League Rival RPI Saturday on Homecoming
Merchant Marine will take on an unbeaten team for the second straight week as they welcome Rensselaer to Brooks Stadium Saturday afternoon for a showdown on Homecoming.

September 22, 2012
Mariners Battle Tough But Fall, 42-21, at #13 Hobart
The USMMA Football team kept things interesting early and scored late but ultimately were unable to pull off an upset of #13 Hobart Saturday afternoon in the Liberty League opener for both teams.

September 22, 2012
Merchant Marine Opens Liberty League Slate Tomorrow at #13 Hobart
USMMA will bring back-to-back wins into its first game of the Liberty League schedule as the Mariners clash with defending champion #13 Hobart Saturday afternoon in Geneva, NY.

September 17, 2012
Daniel Kennedy Tabbed Liberty League Special Teams Performer of the Week
Kennedy kicked a pair of fourth quarter field goals in the Mariners 19-14 win over Maritime en route to being named the Liberty League Special Teams Performer of the Week.

September 15, 2012
Merchant Marine Downs Rival Maritime, 19-14, on Parents’ Weekend
The Merchant Marine football team racked up 304 rushing yards, including 134 and a pair of touchdowns from Luke Stidham (Baltimore, MD), en route to a 19-14 triumph over the Maritime Privateers Saturday afternoon at Brooks Stadium.

September 15, 2012
USMMA Set For Saturday Showdown with Maritime (NY) on Parents' Weekend
The Mariners play their first home game of 2012 against Maritime (NY) as the two sides meet at Brooks Stadium Saturday afternoon.

September 10, 2012
John-Leon Gosselin Tabbed Liberty League Offensive Performer of the Week
John-Leon Gosselin's (Nashua, NH) three touchdowns and 146 rushing yards propelled him to Liberty League Offensive Performer of the Week accolades.

September 8, 2012
Secretaries’ Cup Stays in Kings Point After Wild 43-37 Victory over Coast Guard
John-Leon Gosselin (Nashua, NH) scored three touchdowns as Merchant Marine continued its recent dominance over rival Coast Guard, bringing the Secretaries’ Cup back to Kings Point for the 12th time in the last 15 years with a 43-37 triumph Saturday afternoon.

September 8, 2012
Merchant Marine Football Looks to #BeatCoastGuard Tomorrow
The most anticipated game of every USMMA football season is here as the Mariners clash with rival Coast Guard for the Secretaries’ Cup tomorrow afternoon in New London, CT.

September 1, 2012
Second Half Shootout Ends in USMMA Loss at Susquehanna, 37-21
Selinsgrove, PA – The Merchant Marine Football Team held a 21-17 advantage mid-way through the fourth quarter but Susquehanna rallied late to capture a 37-21 victory on the opening day of the 2012 football season.

August 31, 2012
Football Gears Up For Opening Day Clash at Susquehanna
USMMA battles Susquehanna on the road at 4:00 pm tomorrow.

August 27, 2012
Merchant Marine Tabbed Seventh in 2012 Liberty League Preseason Poll
The 2012 USMMA Football team has been picked to finish seventh in the Liberty League, in the annual preseason poll of the league's head coaches.

August 7, 2012
USMMA Hosts Wounded Warriors at Golf Outing

April 17, 2012
Kings Point Announces 2012 Football Schedule

December 15, 2011
Sea Year: For Harrison, seeing the world just got better and better
Before he attended the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, the furthest that senior defensive back Jake Harrison had journeyed from his native Boston was to the west coast in California. But that all changed in his plebe year on his Year at Sea. So imagine the reaction Harrison had when he had the opportunity to see the world halfway around the world in lands and places he could never dream of visiting.

November 16, 2011
Five Mariners earn All-Liberty League honors
Five members of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy were named to the All-Liberty League team on Wednesday. Two Mariners earned first-team recognition; while another three players were selected to the second team.

November 14, 2011
Coviello runs, passes his way to men’s athlete of the week again
For the second time this season and for the second time in five weeks, junior quarterback Alex Coviello was selected Mariners’ men’s athlete of the week on Monday.

November 12, 2011
Gosselin finishes with 1,023 rushing yards
On the final day of the football season, junior running back John-Leon Gosselin broke the 1,000-yard barrier.

November 12, 2011
Mariners finish up on a winning note, down RPI, 31-24; 1st win in Troy since 1960
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy wrapped up its season on a winning note on Saturday, winning at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute for the first time since 1960. Junior quarterback Alex Coviello ran for 135 yards and threw for 164 and three touchdowns to lead the Mariners to a 31-24 Liberty victory over RPI in the season finale for both teams.

November 12, 2011
Toop on the football season: “As tough as I’ve had”
As the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy team prepares for its season finale at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute on Saturday, head coach Mike Toop said this past season was “as tough as I’ve had.”

November 12, 2011
Follow Mariners' football season-finale at RPI on the internet
You have three options to keep up with the final football game of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy’s season at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute on Saturday.

November 5, 2011
Mariners hope to rediscover their attack and take the offensive vs. Union
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy hopes to rediscover its attack in its final home game of the season against Union College on Saturday.

November 5, 2011
Mariners’ home season finale on the web this Saturday
Once again, you won't be too far away from a U.S. Merchant Marine Academy football game. The Mariners’ final home game of the season against Union College will be available on the web on the Mariner Broadcast Network on Saturday.

November 5, 2011
Failed third-, fourth-down conversions haunt Mariners in 33-14 loss
U.S. Merchant Marine Academy head football coach Mike Toop got right to the point when he analyzed his team’s 33-14 Liberty League loss to Union College on Saturday.

November 5, 2011
Football notebook: Seniors get their (Satur)day in the sun
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy will recognize and honor its senior class on the football team prior to its final home game of the season against Union College on Saturday.

October 22, 2011
Kings Point falls at unbeaten Hobart, 42-14
Kings Point could not stop the juggernaut named Hobart College, which recorded a 42-14 Liberty League victory on Saturday afternoon.

October 22, 2011
Merchant Marine faces a tough road at Hobart (4-0)
In a season in which the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy tried to slow down Johns Hopkins run-and-gun passing attack and Springfield College’s relentless ground game, the Mariners take on arguably their most formidable foe of the season on Saturday.

October 22, 2011
Listen to Mariners football on the web this Saturday
Once again, you won’t be too far away from a U.S. Merchant Marine Academy football game. The Mariners game at Hobart College will be available on the web on the Mariner Broadcast Network on Saturday.

October 15, 2011
Mark Kelly shows you can come home again
You can come home again. Ask just retired astronaut Mark Kelly, who returned to the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy campus for the first time in years with other alumni on Homecoming on Saturday.

October 15, 2011
Mariners get stung by Yellowjackets on Homecoming, 45-16
The University of Rochester did its best and then some to ruin the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy’s Homecoming Day on Saturday, recording a 45-16 victory over the hosts at Tomb Field.

October 15, 2011
Given the option, Coviello will run and run to daylight
A running back by nature, junior quarterback Alex Coviello seems to be well suited for the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy’s option offense. He can run and he can run.

October 15, 2011
Toop hopes for some defensive consistency vs. Rochester
So, what type of defense will we see from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy against the University of Rochester on Saturday? Will it be the unit that surrendered 20 first-half points in the 34-27 away win at Worcester Polytechnic Institute or will it be the one that allowed the hosts to only seven points in the final 30 minutes?

October 14, 2011
Academy’s Hall of Fame to induct seven new members
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy will induct seven new members into its Atheltic Hall of Fame on Friday night. The Class of 2011 included Jeffrey Brennan (’95, soccer), Kevin Feighery (’95, football, basketball and baseball), Louis Broccoli (’55, track and cross country), Donald Cocazzo (’70, football), Michael Connors (’81, crew), Dominic DeFilippi (honorary) and George Edward “Skip” Prosser (’72, special).

October 13, 2011
Listen to Mariners football on the web this Saturday
If you can't get to this year’s Homecoming game, let the Kings Point-University of Rochester football game come to you on the Mariner Broadcast Network.

October 12, 2011
National website names Coviello one of 6 offensive players of the week
The honors keep on rolling in for U.S. Merchant Marine quarterback Alex Coviello, who was named a Beyond Sports Network Division III offensive player of the week by the website on Wednesday.

October 11, 2011
Kings Point's Coviello, Grennan named Liberty League players of the week
Kings Point junior quarterback Alex Coviello and senior kicker Richard Grennan were honored by the Liberty League for their roles in the 34-27 win over Worcester Polytechnic Institute last Saturday.

October 11, 2011
Coviello runs away with Mariners’ men’s athlete of the week honors
U.S. Merchant Marine Academy junior quarterback Alex Coviello, who rushed for a career high 243 yards in the 34-27 road win at Worcester Polytechnic Institute on Saturday, has been named the Mariners’ men’s athlete of the week.

October 8, 2011
Coviello's big day boosts Kings Point over WPI, 34-27
Quarterback Alex Coviello rushed for 243 yards and two touchdowns, leading the U.S. Merchant Marchine Academy to a 34-27 victory over Worcester Polytechnic Institute in a Liberty League at Alumni Field on Saturday.

October 7, 2011
Mariners hope to stop chasing the game at WPI
When his Mariners take on Worcester Polytechnic Institute on Saturday, there is one thing U.S. Merchant Marine Academy head coach Mike Toop wants to see: His team score first.

October 6, 2011
You can listen to the Kings Point-WPI game on Saturday afternoon here
If you can't get to the game, let the Kings Point-Worcester Polytechnic Institute football game come to you on the Mariner Broadcast Network.

October 5, 2011
Dunn named Mariners' men's athlete of the week
Sophomore wide receiver Chase Dunn, who caught two more touchdown receptions last week, was named the Mariners’ men’s athlete of the week.

October 1, 2011
Merchant Marine 2nd-half rally falls short in 41-21 loss to Springfield
After spotting Springfield College a 21-point lead, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy staged a second-half rally to pull within seven points before the comeback fell short in a 41-21 non-conference loss at Tomb Field on Saturday.

September 28, 2011
Listen to Kings Point-Springfield game on Saturday here
If you can’t get to the game, let the Kings Point-Springfield football game come to you on the Mariner Broadcast Network.

September 28, 2011
Toop: 'We have to do everything right to win'
No one has to remind Merchant Marine head coach Mike Toop that his football team has little or no room for error against Springfield College at home this Saturday.

September 24, 2011
Mariners lose in Hoffman Cup at St. Lawrence, 20-10
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy spotted St. Lawrence to a 20-point lead, but could not overcome the deficit en route to a 20-10 loss at Leckonby Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

September 24, 2011
Football team visits St. Lawrence in Liberty opener
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy football team takes its longest road trip of the season to face St. Lawrence University on Saturday. The Mariners just hope the ride home seems a lot shorter with a win. After a bus ride that could take as long as 10 hours, Kings Point (1-2) battles the Saints in their Liberty League opener and for an opportunity to win back the Hoffman Cup at 1 p.m. Saturday.

September 23, 2011
How the Hoffman Cup came to be
Tom Hoffman, a 1975 graduate of St. Lawrence, very nearly followed in his father's footsteps and came to the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy. His father, Capt. Richard A. Hoffman is a 1944 graduate of Kings Point and wanted his son to experience an education at the service academy.

September 22, 2011
Listen to Kings Point-St. Lawrence game on Saturday here
This week’s Kings Point football game might be hundreds of miles away in upstate New York on Saturday, but you can listen to it on the Mariner Broadcast Network.

September 17, 2011
Kings Point loses to rival Maritime, 13-7
There were no dramatic, 11th-hour heroics for the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy this time. A week after the offense clicked on all cylinders and pulled out one of its most memorable recent wins, Kings Point could not get it into gear in a 13-7 non-conference football loss to archrival SUNY-Maritime on Saturday.

September 16, 2011
Raising money to battle pediatric cancer is not a hairy situation for the football team
The football team had a close shave on Friday afternoon, and the Mariners didn’t even play a game. Some 60 members of the team ventured down to the U.S. Merchant Marine barbershop to get their heads shaved to raise money for Mikey Lograno-Weinstein, a five-year-old from Rockaway Beach, N.Y. who has pediatric brain cancer.

September 16, 2011
After dispatching one archrival, Mariners face yet another -- Maritime
After that heart-stopping, dramatic, come-from-behind win over archrival Coast Guard last Saturday, how does the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy get motivated for its next opponent? “It’s SUNY,” Kings Point head coach Mike Toop said, meaning SUNY-Maritime, yet another archrival the Mariners (1-1) take on in Throggs Neck, N.Y. at 1 p.m. Saturday.

September 16, 2011
5 Mariners teams hit the road this weekend
After a heavy home schedule for the first two weekends of the fall season, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy’s teams hit the road on a busy weekend, especially on Saturday.

September 15, 2011
Listen to the Mariners-SUNY-Maritime game on Saturday here
Can’t get to the Kings Point vs. SUNY-Maritime game on Saturday? No problem. You can listen to it on the Mariner Broadcast Network.

September 12, 2011
Dunn named Liberty League offensive player of the week
Sophomore wide receiver Chase Dunn, who caught three receptions for 179 yards and three touchdowns, including the game-winner with eight seconds remaining in the game, was named the Liberty League offensive player of the week.

September 10, 2011
Mariners overcome Coast Guard with 8 seconds to spare, 35-28
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy could not have asked for a more dramatic and exciting ending to the annual Secretaries’ Cup on Saturday.

September 9, 2011
The Secretaries’ Cup: “Right now it’s the ultimate game”
The one thing that U.S. Merchant Marine head football coach Mike Toop has learned about his school’s fierce rivalry with the Coast Guard Academy is to never underestimate the opposition.

September 8, 2011
Listen or watch the Mariners vs. Coast Guard on Saturday here
The Mariner Broadcast Network returns for its eighth season of Merchant Marine Football coverage.

September 3, 2011
Football team kicks off season vs. Johns Hopkins at home Saturday
U.S. Merchant Marine Academy football coach Mike Toop has two goals for his team this season and it centers around finishing: He wants his team to finish off games better and have the Mariners finish with their first winning season in eight years.

September 3, 2011
Kings Point football drops season opener to Johns Hopkins, 45-14
The Mariners football team faced one of the top teams in Division III on Saturday, losing their season opener to Johns Hopkins at Captain Tomb Field, 45-14.

September 2, 2011
Listen or watch the Mariners vs. Johns Hopkins on Saturday here
The Mariner Broadcast Network returns for its eighth season of Merchant Marine Football coverage.

November 17, 2010
Football Has Impressive Nine Mariners Named To All-League Teams
KINGS POINT, N.Y. – The Liberty League office released its end-of-the-year award winners for the 2010 football season and the United States Merchant Marine Academy had nine Mariners named to All-Conference teams.

November 13, 2010
Football Drops Heartbreaker in Season Finale vs. RPI, 29-27
KINGS POINT, N.Y. – With two minutes remaining in the fourth quarter, sophomore wideout Richard Lyons (Virginia Beach, Va.) of the United States Merchant Marine Academy football team ran for a 38-yard touchdown to put the Mariners ahead, 27-26, over the Engineers of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI). In heartbreaking fashion however, RPI drove down the field in the remaining couple of minutes and set up a 29-yard field goal, which senior kicker Peter Nilson (Appleton, Wis.) successfully nailed to give the Engineers a 29-27 lead as time expired on Saturday afternoon at Captain Tomb Field in Kings Point, N.Y.

November 8, 2010
Gosselin Earns Offensive Player of the Week Honors For 2nd Time
KINGS POINT, N.Y. – After a stellar performance to help the United States Merchant Marine Academy football squad defeat Liberty League-opponent Union College on Saturday, 28-21, sophomore running back John-Leon Gosselin (Nashua, N.H.) was named the conference’s Co-Offensive Player of the Week. The announcement came out of the Liberty League office on Monday afternoon.

November 6, 2010
Gosselin’s Big Day Leads Football Past League-Foe Union, 28-21
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. – On Saturday afternoon, sophomore running back John-Leon Gosselin (Nashua, N.Y.) put together a three-touchdown, 201-yard day to help the United States Merchant Marine Academy football squad defeat Liberty League-opponent Union College, 28-21, at Frank Bailey Field in Schenectady, N.Y. With the victory, the Mariners improved to 4-5 overall and 3-2 in the league. Following the loss, the Dutchmen fell to 2-6 on the year and 2-4 in the conference.

October 23, 2010
Football Falls to Liberty League-Foe Hobart, 40-33
KINGS POINT, N.Y. – On Saturday afternoon, the United States Merchant Marine Academy football team dropped a conference contest against Hobart College, 40-33, at Captain Tomb Field in Kings Point, N.Y. With the victory, the Statesmen improved to 4-2 overall and 2-1 in the Liberty League. Following the defeat, the Mariners fell to 3-5 on the year and 2-2 in conference play.