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2014-15 USMMA Men's Lacrosse News

June 3, 2015
Troy Smith Named Landmark Men’s Lacrosse Senior Scholar-Athlete
On Wednesday, the Landmark Conference announced that USMMA senior midfielder Troy Smith (Deer Park, Texas) was named the league’s Men’s Lacrosse Senior Scholar-Athlete for the 2015 season.

June 1, 2015
Six Mariners Selected To Landmark Conference Spring All-Sportsmanship Teams
Back in May, the Landmark Conference announced the league’s spring season All-Sportsmanship Teams and USMMA had six student-athletes selected to the squads for their displays of sportsmanship throughout the season. The All-Sportsmanship Team includes one student-athlete from each institution for each sport and is selected by the players and coaches from their respective team.

May 19, 2015
Harty Named USILA DIII Honorable Mention All-American
U.S. Merchant Marine Academy senior Geoff Harty (Chicago, Ill.) has earned Division III Honorable Mention All-America honors after his spectacular senior campaign for the Mariners in 2015. The announcement of the All-America Teams and Honorable Mentions came from the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association on Tuesday.

April 28, 2015
Harty Selected As Landmark MLAX Player Of The Year; Three Other Mariners Earn All-Conference Accolades
The Landmark Conference announced the men’s lacrosse postseason award winners and All-Conference Teams on Tuesday and USMMA senior Geoff Harty (Chicago, Ill.) was selected by the league’s head coaches as the 2015 Player of the Year.

April 26, 2015
Mariners Close Out Season With 16-3 Road Win At Wash & Jeff
On Sunday, the USMMA men’s lacrosse team played its final game of the 2015 season at Landmark opponent Washington & Jefferson and defeated the Presidents, 16-3, at Wash & Jeff’s Alexandre Stadium. The Mariners end the year with an even 7-7 record, including a 3-4 mark in league play, while the Presidents fall to 8-8 (1-6 Landmark).

April 22, 2015
Harty Reaches 200-Point Plateau As Mariners Defeat Visiting Mitchell In Home-Finale
USMMA senior Geoff Harty (Chicago, Ill.) became just the eighth player in USMMA men’s lacrosse history to reach the 200-point plateau in his career, as he scored five fourth quarter goals to reach the milestone, helping to lead the Mariners to an 18-3 victory over Mitchell on Wednesday afternoon in the 2015 home-finale at Brooks Stadium.

April 18, 2015
Men’s Lacrosse Caps Off Senior Day With 7-5 Landmark Win Over Drew
On Saturday, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s lacrosse team paid tribute to its eight graduating seniors with a special Senior Day ceremony before it’s Landmark Conference contest against visiting Drew University. On the field, the Mariners put the cherry on top of the beautiful day at Brooks Stadium with a hard-earned 7-5 victory over the Rangers. USMMA improves to 5-7 overall (2-4 Landmark) with the win, while Drew falls to 2-10 (0-6 Landmark).

April 11, 2015
Men’s LAX Nipped By Scranton On Saturday, 9-7, At Home
The USMMA men’s lacrosse team lost a close battle to the University of Scranton, 9-7, on Saturday afternoon at Brooks Stadium. The defeat drops the Mariners to 4-7 (1-4 Landmark), while the Royals improve to 8-6 (4-1 Landmark).

April 8, 2015
Men’s Lacrosse Holds Off Late SUNY Maritime Rally For 10-7 Road Win
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s lacrosse team captured the Captain John Hagedorn Cup for the seventh-straight season with a 10-7 victory on the road at rival SUNY Maritime College. The Mariners improve their record to 4-6 overall, while the Privateers fall to 5-5.

April 4, 2015
MLAX Falls Short Of Elizabethtown On The Road, 12-8, Despite Strong Fourth Quarter
The USMMA men’s lacrosse team lost at Landmark Conference opponent Elizabethtown on Saturday by the final score of 12-8 at the Blue Jays’ Wolf Field. In defeat, the Mariners fall to 3-6 (1-3 Landmark), while E-Town improves to 10-2 (4-0 Landmark).

March 31, 2015
Men’s Lacrosse Falls In Non-Conference Action Tuesday To WestConn, 11-8
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s lacrosse team dropped a non-conference game on Tuesday night to Western Connecticut State, 11-8. The Mariners fall to 3-5 overall on the season, while the Colonials pick up their first victory and improve to 1-8

March 28, 2015
Men’s Lacrosse Drops Road Landmark Game At Susquehanna, 9-4
The USMMA men’s lacrosse team lost a Landmark Conference contest on the road on Saturday afternoon, falling to the Crusaders of Susquehanna University, 9-4, at SU’s Sassafras Field. The defeat drops the Mariners to 3-4 (1-2 Landmark) on the season, while the Crusaders improve to 8-2 (2-1 Landmark).

March 25, 2015
MLAX Holds Of Manhattanville’s Late Rally For 7-6 Road Victory
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s lacrosse team defeated non-conference opponent Manhattanville College, 7-6, at GoValiants.com Field on Wednesday night in Westchester County. The Mariners improve to an even 3-3 overall on the season, while the Valiants fall to 2-4.

March 21, 2015
Men’s Lacrosse Falls To Catholic In Landmark Home-Opener, 16-6
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy returned home for its first game on the friendly confines of Brooks Stadium on Saturday, hosting Landmark Conference foe Catholic University for the first home league game of the season.

March 20, 2015
Saturday Time Changes: Men’s & Women’s Lax And Baseball Games All Pushed Back
Due to the impending snow storm that is expected to hit the New York Metropolitan Area all day Friday, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Athletic Department is announcing time changes to its home games for men’s and women’s lacrosse and baseball on Saturday, March 21.

March 14, 2015
Men’s Lacrosse Beats Goucher, 8-7, On Smith’s Game-Winner With Nine Seconds Left
Despite blowing a 7-2 third quarter lead on the road, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s lacrosse team defeated Goucher College on Saturday afternoon in the Landmark Conference opener, 8-7, thanks to a goal by senior Troy Smith (Deer Park, Texas) with just nine seconds remaining in regulation time. The Mariners improve to 2-2 (1-0 Landmark) on the season, while the Gophers fall to 5-3 (0-1 Landmark).

March 11, 2015
MLAX Drops Neutral Site Game Vs. Alfred, 10-6, In Myrtle Beach
The USMMA men’s lacrosse team lost to Alfred University, 10-6, on Wednesday afternoon at Myrtle Beach High School. The Mariners fall to 1-2 overall on the season, while the Saxons improve to 3-0.

March 8, 2015
Men’s Lacrosse Edged By Oswego State, 6-5
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s lacrosse team lost for the first time this season to visiting Oswego State in a very close affair, 6-5, on Sunday afternoon at Brooks Stadium. With the loss, the Mariners fall to 1-1 overall, while the Lakers improve to 2-0.

March 2, 2015
Landmark Names Harty MLAX Offensive Player Of The Week
On Monday, the Landmark Conference announced that USMMA senior Geoff Harty (Chicago, Ill.) has earned men’s lacrosse Athlete of the Week accolades. The honor comes after Harty’s performance in the Mariners’ 19-9 season-opening win over Coast Guard at home on Saturday.

February 28, 2015
Harty’s Nine-Point Performance Propels Mariners To 19-9 Season-Opening Win Over Coast Guard
The USMMA men’s lacrosse team opened up the 2015 season in grand fashion on Saturday, hosting the first-annual Wounded Warrior Tribute Day and defeating arch-rival Coast Guard, 19-9, in front of a fantastic crowd at Brooks Stadium.

February 26, 2015
Wounded Warrior Speaks To USMMA Midshipmen Thursday At Lunch To Kick Off MLAX Wounded Warrior Tribute Weekend
On Thursday, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy welcomed a special guest, Wounded Warrior Deven Schei, to speak to the Midshipmen during lunch hour at Delano Hall. Schei spoke to the Mids for nearly the entire lunch hour about his experiences in the U.S. Army’s 101st Airborne Air Assault Division in Afghanistan and received a standing ovation at the conclusion.

February 25, 2015
Men’s Lacrosse Excited For 2015 Season Ahead Of Saturday’s Opener Against Coast Guard
Under 25th-year head coach Tom Gill, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s lacrosse team will begin the 2015 campaign this Saturday, Feb. 28, with a home game against arch-rival and first-year NCAA program Coast Guard scheduled for 1 p.m. at Brooks Stadium. During the season-opener, the Mariners will be honoring Wounded Warriors with special pre-game and halftime ceremonies.