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August 25, 2015
Men’s Soccer Runs Clinic At Long Beach FC Last Weekend
Last weekend, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s soccer team was busy running its annual soccer clinic for the Long Beach Football Club in Long Beach, Long Island. The entire Mariner squad and coaching staff was on hand to organized activities and games for the kids and help them learn more about soccer. Once again, the clinic went very well and was a huge success.

August 21, 2015
Mariners Picked To Finish Second In Landmark Men’s Soccer Preseason Coaches Poll
After a 2014 season in which the Mariner men’s soccer team finished as the runners-up at the Landmark Conference Tournament, the league’s head coaches picked USMMA to finish in second place in the standings ahead of this upcoming 2015 campaign. The Mariners received 62 points, including one first place vote, and sit behind 2014 Regular Season and Tournament Champion, Catholic, which received 75 points and seven first-place votes.

August 12, 2015
Associate Head Coach John Fitzgerald Helps Lead New York Cosmos B-Team To NPSL Championship
Over this past weekend, USMMA associate head soccer coach John Fitzgerald helped lead the New York Cosmos B-Squad to a championship in the National Premier Soccer League Championship (NPSL). The Cosmos defeated FC Chattanooga in front of a league record crowd of over 18,000 fans in Tennessee. The thrilling 3-2 overtime win caps an undefeated season for the club.

June 11, 2015
Smolens Unveils Soccer’s 2015 Slate Of Games
USMMA men’s soccer head coach Michael Smolens revealed the Mariners’ schedule for the upcoming 2015 campaign on Thursday.

May 22, 2015
USMMA Athletics Accepts Invitation To Join The Skyline Conference Beginning In 2016-17
On Friday, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Athletics Department announced that it has accepted an invitation to join the Skyline Conference, effective beginning with the 2016-17 athletic seasons. The action was voted on by the Skyline Conference Presidents’ Council and was officially approved this week.

March 20, 2015
Kyle Arestivo Awarded NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship
Earlier this week, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) announced that it has awarded U.S. Merchant Marine Academy senior Kyle Arestivo (Northport, N.Y.) with a prestigious NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship. Arestivo becomes the first midshipman at USMMA ever to be selected by the NCAA for this great award.

December 19, 2014
Kempinski And Yingling Selected To ECAC Division III South Men’s Soccer All-Star Team
Earlier this week, the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) announced the 2014 Division III South Region Men’s Soccer All-Star Teams and two USMMA standouts, sophomore Gavin Yingling (Salisbury, Md.) and junior Erik Kempinski (Milford, N.J.), both earned spots on the Second Team.

December 16, 2014
Arestivo Earns NSCAA Scholar All-East Region Honorable Mention
USMMA senior Kyle Arestivo has been named an Honorable Mention Scholar All-East Region by the NSCAA.

December 15, 2014
Yingling And Arestivo Chosen To NSCAA All-Mid-Atlantic Region Team
Back on Wednesday, the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) released the 2014 NSCAA/Continental Tire NCAA Division III Men's All-Mid-Atlantic Region Team and USMMA had two student-athletes represented – sophomore forward Gavin Yingling (Salisbury, Md.) earned Second Team honors and senior midfielder Kyle Arestivo (Northport, N.Y.) was chosen to the Third Team.

December 11, 2014
Arestivo Named Landmark Men’s Soccer Senior Scholar Athlete
On Thursday, the Landmark Conference announced that USMMA senior Kyle Arestivo (Northport, N.Y.) was named league’s Men's Soccer Senior Scholar Athlete.

December 2, 2014
Four Mariners Selected To Landmark Conference Fall All-Sportsmanship Teams
In mid-November, the Landmark Conference named 50 student-athletes to the Fall All-Sportsmanship Team and USMMA had four student-athletes represented for their respective sports.

November 20, 2014
Gavin Yingling Featured In November 24 Issue Of Sports Illustrated!
United States Merchant Marine Academy sophomore Gavin Yingling (Salisbury, Md.) of the men’s soccer team is featured in the November 24, 2014, issue of Sports Illustrated, which hit newsstands on Thursday! This comes a week after the forward was selected by the Landmark Conference head coaches as the Offensive Player of the Year.

November 18, 2014
13 Mariners Announced To Landmark Conference Fall Academic Honor Roll
USMMA had 13 student-athletes represented on the Landmark Conference Fall Academic Honor Roll, announced on Tuesday.

November 18, 2014
13 Mariners Announced To Landmark Conference Fall Academic Honor Roll
USMMA had 13 student-athletes represented on the Landmark Conference Fall Academic Honor Roll, announced on Tuesday.

November 12, 2014
Yingling Selected As Landmark Offensive Player Of The Year; Four Mariners Earn First Team All-Conference Accolades
USMMA sophomore forward Gavin Yingling was selected by the Landmark head coaches as the Offensive Player of the Year. He and three other Mariners earned First-Team All-Conference accolades.

November 8, 2014
Men’s Soccer Suffers Heartbreaking PK Shootout Loss To Catholic In Landmark Championship Game
The USMMA men’s soccer team lost the Landmark Conference Championship to the Catholic University of America on Saturday after the Cardinals won a penalty kick shootout, 4-2, to decide which team would take the conference’s automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.

November 7, 2014
Landmark Championship Preview: #2 USMMA Visits #1 Catholic Saturday For Conference Finals Showdown
The #2-seed U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s soccer team will travel down to the nation’s capital this weekend to compete in the Landmark Conference Championship Game against the top-seeded Cardinals of the Catholic University of America.

November 5, 2014
Men’s Soccer Advances To Landmark Finals With 3-1 PK Shootout Win Over Drew
The USMMA men's soccer team defeated Drew in a penalty kick shootout, 3-1, on Wednesday to advance to the Landmark Conference Championship Game.

October 28, 2014
Yingling Earns Disney Soccer/NSCAA National DIII Player Of The Week Honors
USMMA sophomore forward Gavin Yingling was named the National DIII Player of the Week by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA).

October 27, 2014
Yingling Wins Second Offensive Player of The Week Honors!
On Monday, the Landmark Conference announced that USMMA sophomore Gavin Yingling (Salisbury, Md.) was named the league’s men’s soccer offensive player of the week.

October 25, 2014
Yingling's Overtime Magic Continues On Senior Day
For the second match in a row, The US Merchant Marine Academy’s Gavin Yingling (Salisbury, Md.) ended a Landmark conference match with a Golden Goal in the second overtime.

October 22, 2014
USMMA Defeats Drew In 2OT
The US Merchant Marine Academy defeated Drew University 2-1 in double overtime in Landmark Conference soccer action on Wednesday.

October 18, 2014
Mariners Get Important Points In 2-0 Shutout
The US Merchant Marine Academy defeated Juniata College 2-0 in men’s soccer action taking place at Brooks Stadium on Saturday.

October 15, 2014
Mariners Drop 3-2 Decision to Ducks in 2OT
The US Merchant Marine Academy fell to perennial soccer power Stevens Institute of Technology by a score of 3-2 on Wednesday night in double overtime.

October 11, 2014
USMMA Shuts Down Elizabethtown
The Merchant Marine Academy men's soccer team defeated Elizabethtown 1-0 in Pennsylvania on Saturday.

October 4, 2014
Mariners Fall 2-1 to Catholic
The USMMA soccer team dropped a tough 2-1 decision to Catholic in DC on Saturday.

October 1, 2014
Mariners Succumb To Manhattanville In Double Overtime
For the second week in a row the Mariners dropped a disappointing overtime decision to a non-conference foe, losing a 2-1 match to Manhattanville.

September 29, 2014
Gavin Yingling Wins Landmark's Offensive Player of the Week Honors!
Sophomore forward Gavin Yingling (Salisbury, MD) won the Landmark Conference's Offensive Player of the Week honors for the week of September 22nd through September 28th.

September 27, 2014
Yingling Late Goal, Maier Shutout Lead Mariners to Conference Win!!
Gavin Yingling’s goal with 10 minutes to go in the match and Corey Maier’s stellar play in goal led the US Merchant Marine Academy to a 1-0 win.

September 24, 2014
Mariners drop painful 2-1 decision in OT
The US Merchant Marine Academy soccer team dropped a 2-1 decision to NYU on Tuesday night on a penalty kick in the final minute of the first overtime period.

September 22, 2014
Cory Maier Wins Landmark Defensive Player of the Week
Sophomore goalkeeper Cory Maier won the Landmark Conference Defensive Player of the Week honors.

September 20, 2014
Mariners Start Landmark Season With 2-0 Win Over Defending Champs
The US Merchant Marine Academy soccer team opened conference play today with a 2-0 win over host Susquehanna University Saturday.

September 17, 2014
Weldon Scores To Lead Soccer To 1-0 Win!
The visiting US Merchant Marine Academy soccer team defeated St. Joseph’s College (LI) 1-0 on Tuesday night in a non-conference soccer match.

September 14, 2014
Soccer Falls 1-0 to Coast Guard Academy in Hard Fought Game
The US Merchant Marine Academy lost a hard fought 1-0 decision to the Coast Guard Bears in New London Saturday.

September 11, 2014
USMMA Soccer Trounces Privateers 7-0
The US Merchant Marine Academy Men's Soccer team scored a convincing 7-0 win over the Privateers of SUNY Maritime on Wednesday night at Brooks Stadium.

September 7, 2014
Kempinski's "Golden Goal" Lifts Mariners to Double OT Win!
Erik Kempinski’s goal off a corner kick with 37 seconds left in the 2nd overtime lifted the men’s soccer team to a 2-1 win over the previously undefeated Kings (PA) Monarchs.

September 3, 2014
Mariners Drop 2-1 Decision To Rutgers-Newark
The Merchant Marine Academy soccer team saw their record fall to 1-1-1 with a hard-fought 2-1 loss to visiting Rutgers-Newark.

September 1, 2014
Mariners Tie Gothic Knights at CSI Soccer Classic
The US Merchant Marine Academy soccer team played to a 1-1 draw with New Jersey City University on Sunday at Staten Island.

August 30, 2014
USMMA Men's Soccer Opens Season With Big Win!
USMMA Men's Soccer opened the 2014 season with a 3-0 win at the College of Staten Island Soccer Classic.

August 18, 2014
US Merchant Marine Academy Soccer Team Leads Youth Soccer Clinic
For the third consecutive year the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy soccer team ran a youth soccer skills clinic for the Long Beach Soccer Club.

August 15, 2014
Smolens, Fitzgerald, & Unverzagt participate in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

December 19, 2013
Weldon Named ECAC Division III South Soccer All-Star
Dan Weldon (Holland Township, NJ) has been selected to the ECAC Division III South Second-Team after scoring six goals and tallying two assists in the 2013 season.

December 19, 2013
Poulin and Arestivo Tabbed NSCAA College Division Men's Scholar All-East Region
This is Poulin's second time earning the award as he currently holds a 3.58 GPA in Marine Engineering Systems.

December 12, 2013
Poulin Tabbed Landmark Conference Senior Scholar-Athlete
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy's Gary Poulin has been named the Men's Soccer Senior Scholar Athlete. Poulin was a four-year starter for the Mariners, racking up 39 wins during his career.

November 19, 2013
Landmark Conference Announces Fall Honor Roll
The Mariners placed 15 Midshipmen-athletes on the Landmark Conference Fall Honor Roll, which was announced by the league office today.

November 13, 2013
Three Mariners Named All-Landmark; Weldon & Poulin Earn First-Team Nod
The USMMA men's soccer team had three representatives on the 2013 All-Landmark Conference teams, which were released today by the league office.

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 7, 2013
USMMA Drops 3-0 Decision to #2 Susquehanna in Landmark Conference Semifinals
The USMMA soccer team was eliminated from the 2013 Landmark Conference Tournament with a 3-0 loss at the hands of the second-seeded Susquehanna Crusaders Thursday night.

November 4, 2013
Arestivo’s PK in Double Overtime Sends USMMA to Landmark Conference Tournament
Merchant Marine had just 1:06 left in the 2013 season before Kyle Arestivo (Northport, NY) found the corner of the net with a penalty kick that gave the Mariners a 2-1 double overtime victory over Catholic Monday night.

October 30, 2013
USMMA Drops Landmark Conference Tilt at Scranton
The USMMA soccer team fell at Scranton, 4-1, Wednesday night as the Royals posted two goals in each half to pick up three points in the conference standings

October 27, 2013
Early Goals Cost Mariners in 2-1 Loss to Juniata
The USMMA men’s soccer team suffered a tough 2-1 loss to the Juniata Eagles Sunday afternoon in Landmark conference action.

October 26, 2013
Mariners Win Big on Senior Day; Defeat Moravian, 3-0
The USMMA soccer team sent its seniors off with a 3-0 victory over Landmark Conference rival Moravian Saturday afternoon in the group's final regular season game at Brooks Stadium.

October 26, 2013
Soccer Highlights vs. Moravian (3-0)

October 25, 2013
Weldon's Overtime Golden Goal vs. Drew
Dan Weldon gave the Mariners a 1-0 overtime victory over Drew with a goal in the 97th minute.

October 23, 2013
Weldon’s Overtime Winner Propels USMMA Past Drew, 1-0
The USMMA men’s soccer team had its back to the wall for the majority of Wednesday night but Dan Weldon (Holland Township, NJ) deposited a game winner in the 97th minute to lift the Mariners to a 1-0 conference win against Drew.

September 27, 2013
Soccer Falls at Goucher, 2-0
The USMMA soccer team suffered a 2-0 setback to Goucher Friday night in Landmark Conference action.

September 24, 2013
Merchant Marine and NYU Battle to Scoreless Stalemate
Gary Poulin (Hauppauge, NY) and his counterpart Forrest Sexton both made three saves to notch a clean sheet.

September 23, 2013
Dan Weldon Earns Landmark Conference Offensive Player of the Week Honors
Dan Weldon (Holland Township, NJ) has been selected the Landmark Conference Offensive Player of the Week following the Mariners two victories last week.

September 21, 2013
Weldon's Overtime Winner Propels USMMA to 2-1 Triumph at #25 Susquehanna
The USMMA soccer team opened the 2013 Landmark Conference schedule with a 2-1 overtime victory over Susquehanna Saturday afternoon on the strength of a Dan Weldon (Holland Township, NJ) overtime goal in the 97th minute.

September 18, 2013
Soccer Highlights: USMMA Defeats St. Joseph's (LI), 2-1

September 17, 2013
Merchant Marine Completes 2-1 Comeback Victory Over St. Joseph’s (LI)
Dan Weldon (Holland Township, NJ) and Tanner Nestler (Ashville, NC) scored within 20 seconds of each other in the second half as the USMMA men’s soccer team knocked off St. Joseph’s (LI), 2-1, Tuesday night at Brooks Stadium.

September 14, 2013
USMMA Nipped by Coast Guard, 1-0
The USMMA men’s soccer team lost a physical 1-0 contest game against rival Coast Guard Saturday morning at Brooks Stadium.

September 11, 2013
Merchant Marine Shuts Out Maritime (NY), 2-0
The USMMA men’s soccer team turned in a second straight shutout Wednesday night with a 2-0 victory on the road against Maritime (NY).

September 11, 2013
#AskTheCoach - Soccer Head Coach Michael Smolens

September 7, 2013
Mariners Dominate York in Home Opener, 5-0
The USMMA men’s soccer team won its first game of the season with a 5-0 shutout against York College Saturday morning at Brooks Stadium.

September 4, 2013
Overtime Heartbreaker Sends Mariners to 3-2 Defeat at Rutgers-Newark
Newark, NJ - Raphael Araujo scored a golden goal for Rutgers-Newark as the horn for the end of the first overtime sounded, sending the Merchant Marine soccer team to a 3-2 setback Wednesday night.

September 1, 2013
Late Goal Not Enough as Mariners Fall at Union, 2-1
The USMMA men's soccer game dropped a 2-1 decision to Union Saturday afternoon at the Union College Soccer Classic.

August 31, 2013
USMMA Falls to RPI, 2-0, in First Round of Union Soccer Classic
RPI opened the scoring early as sophomore midfielder Matt Carberry buried the feed from sophomore forward Esmir Hadzic at the 1:15-minute mark of the first half.

August 30, 2013
USMMA Soccer Players Instruct at Youth Clinic in Long Beach
For the second consecutive year the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy soccer team ran a youth soccer skills clinic for the Long Beach Soccer Club.

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 21, 2013
USMMA Picked Fifth in Landmark Conference Preseason Poll
Landmark Conference soccer coaches tabbed the Mariners to finish fifth heading into the 2013 campaign.

July 2, 2013
Andrew MacKenzie ’12 to Participate in World Military Cup
Former Kings Point soccer standout forward, Andrew MacKenzie ‘12, will be representing the United States in the World Military Cup in Baku, Azerbaijan.

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 13, 2013
USMMA Announces 2013 Soccer Schedule
The Mariners will play a total of 18 matches, culminating with Senior Day on October 26.

January 10, 2013
Merchant Marine Men’s Soccer Earns NSCAA Ethics & Sportsmanship Award
The United States Merchant Marine Academy men’s soccer team has been recognized by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) for ethics and sportsmanship, receiving the organization’s silver award.

November 8, 2012
USMMA Soccer and Volleyball Receive Landmark Conference Sportsmanship Award
The Merchant Marine soccer and volleyball teams have been voted as best in sportsmanship in the Landmark Conference by their respective competition for the 2012 season.

November 6, 2012
Kurt Olsen Named to All-Landmark Conference First-Team
Senior captain and leader of the Mariners’ defense for the past four seasons was named to the Landmark All-Conference Team for the third straight season.

October 20, 2012
USMMA Celebrates Senior Day; Drops Finale 3-0 to Susquehanna
Kurt Olsen, Mark Bloom, Cody Kessler, and Ryan Silveira were honored during pre-game senior day festivities.

October 17, 2012
Mariners Drop Final Road Match to Drew, 3-0
USMMA unable to find offensive stride in Madison.

October 13, 2012
Merchant Marine Downs Moravian 1-0
Nick Vogel scored his sixth goal of the season to lift the Mariners past the Greyhounds.

October 10, 2012
USMMA Drops a Close Decision at #15 Stevens, 1-0
The Mariners held tough against a strong Ducks attack, but couldn't find a way to clip the score sheet in Hoboken.

October 6, 2012
Catholic Outlasts Merchant Marine 3-2
USMMA drops to 2-2 in Landmark Conference play

September 29, 2012
Undefeated Scranton Halts Mariners Streak
Scranton University were 2-1 victors over Merchant Marine Saturday evening in Kings Point

September 26, 2012
Mariners Defeat Manhattanville 2-1, Improve to 4-0 at Home
Dan Weldon’s goal in the 79th minute ended up being the game winner.

September 24, 2012
Kurt Olsen Named Landmark Defensive Player of the Week
For the second week in a row a Mariner’s soccer player earns a conference distinction.

September 22, 2012
Mariners Beat Juniata, Remain Undefeated in Conference Play
USMMA defeats Juniata 2-1 on a double overtime penalty kick goal by senior captain Kurt Olsen.

September 19, 2012
#10 NYU Creeps Past USMMA 1-0
A penalty kick goal with 11 seconds remaining in regulation gives nationally ranked NYU the victory over Kings Point.

September 17, 2012
Nick Vogel Named Landmark Offensive Player of the Week
Vogel tallied three of the four Mariner goals this week, including two game winners, to earn player of the week honors.

September 15, 2012
USMMA Slips Past Goucher in OT, Win Second Straight
Nick Vogel tallied the game winner in overtime to claim victory for Kings Point

September 11, 2012
USMMA Upends Maritime, Records Third Shutout this Season
Nick Vogel nets two, powering Kings Point to victory

September 9, 2012
Despite Strong Effort, Merchant Marine Falls to Coast Guard 3-1
The Mariners are unable to continue their 12-game unbeaten streak against the Bears

September 5, 2012
Mariners Hang On to 1-0 Victory Over Rutgers-Newark
An own goal in the second minute is all Kings Point would need to squeak by the Scarlet Raiders.

September 2, 2012
Mariners Edged by Eastern Connecticut State 2-1 in OT
An ECSU penalty kick goal in overtime hands USMMA their first loss of the season

September 1, 2012
USMMA Shuts Out Springfield 1-0, Advance to Soccer City Shootout Finals
Kyle Arestivo’s first half goal propels Kings Point past the Pride

August 23, 2012
Mariners Soccer Ranked Second in Preseason Coaches’ Poll
The United States Merchant Marine Academy soccer team, last year’s Landmark Conference Champions, was chosen second by Landmark coaches in the preseason poll.

August 21, 2012
USMMA Soccer Athletes Instruct at Youth Clinic
The United States Merchant Marine Academy soccer team took time out of their pre-season preparations this past Saturday to serve as instructors at the Long Beach Soccer Club skills clinic hosted by Long Beach public schools.

April 16, 2012
Banks Named Assistant Soccer Coach

April 13, 2012
Kessler Honored for Heroics at Sea

December 13, 2011
Olsen earns All-Mid Atlantic first-team honors again
For the second consecutive year, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy defender Kurt Olsen has been named a first-team All-Mid Atlantic Region by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.

December 8, 2011
Another successful soccer season is in the books
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s soccer team recently completed another successful season on a high note. The Mariners caught fire at the right time, peaking down the stretch. They clinched a berth in the Landmark Conference playoffs and were forced to win their conference semifinal and final matches on the road – against teams who had bested them at home earlier in the season.

November 30, 2011
11 Mariner student-athletes make Landmark honor roll
Eleven student-athletes from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy have been named to the 2011 Fall Landmark Conference Academic Honor Roll. Seven soccer players were selected as were four members of the cross country team.

November 23, 2011
Mariners get some praise from Secretary of Tranportation LaHood
Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood praised the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy athletic achievements including soccer, cross country and football, in his blog, Fast Lane on Tuesday.

November 12, 2011
A fit Poulin is giving opponents fits in goal
Gary Poulin quite literally did not get off on the right foot for this soccer season.

November 12, 2011
Kessler casts aside his broken wrist for a starring role
Who knows what type of season Cody Kessler might have had for the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy had it not rained on the first day of practice in the summer?

November 12, 2011
Mariners soccer gets a break and goes on a roll
Never has a soccer team been more appreciative to final exam week than the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy team. The Mariners were forced to go inactive for 10 days at the end of its trimester, giving it an opportunity to charge its batteries.

November 12, 2011
Mariners are accustomed playing with their backs to the wall
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy soccer team could not have picked a better time to go on a roll. After going through a difficult regular season laced with teams that participated in last year's NCAA Division III tournament or were ranked in polls, the Mariners have found themselves and then some in their past three matches -- all of which have been on the road.

November 12, 2011
Mariners eliminated from NCAA tournament in 4-2 defeat
The U.S. Merchant Marines' quest to go deep in the NCAA Division III men's soccer tournament ended with a 4-2 first-round loss to Rutgers University-Camden on Saturday night.

November 9, 2011
Sea Year: Desiderio gets 'franc' on Christmas Eve in Djibouti
Senior Casey Desiderio, a member of the soccer team, is the first Mariner to be profiled in our new feature, Sea Year.

November 9, 2011
When Walter Bahr and the U.S. shook the World (Cup)
Former U.S. international Walter Bahr, the grandfather of U.S. Merchant Marine Academy senior midfielder Casey Desiderio, played a vital role in one of the greatest upsets in soccer, if not sports history some 61 years ago. On June 29, 1950, Bahr and his U.S. teammates stunned England, 1-0, in the World Cup, a result that is still talked about today. This is a story about Bahr's return to Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

November 9, 2011
Like grandfather, like grandson: Casey Desiderio continues family business, tradition
In many instances, a family business is passed down from one generation to another. The Bahr family has followed suit, except their family business, by and large, happens to be football and futbol (aka soccer).

November 8, 2011
Double honors for Kessler: Mariner, Landmark player of the week
Junior forward Cody Kessler, who scored goals in both of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy’s wins en route to the Landmark Conference soccer title, was named the Mariners men’s athlete of the week on Tuesday.

November 8, 2011
Poulin shows off his brains and brawn for Mariners
It’s been quite a week for U.S. Merchant Marine Academy junior goalkeeper Gary Poulin. The Hauppauge, N.Y. resident was honored not only for his on-the-field achievements, but for his classroom work as well.

November 7, 2011
Smolens: Doing the small things, keeping focus will go a long way in Mariners’ NCAA bracket
Just how close are the four teams in the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy's bracket at the NCAA Division III soccer tournament? Mariners coach Mike Smolens thinks the teams are so even that games could be decided by a minor play or a lack of focus.

November 7, 2011
Mariners play at Rutgers-Camden in NCAA first round Saturday
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy will meet Rutgers University-Camden in Camden, N.J. in a first-round game of the NCAA Division III men’s soccer tournament on Saturday.

November 6, 2011
Olsen named top Landmark defender again
Junior defender Kurt Olsen was named the top defender in the Landmark Conference in men’s soccer for the second consecutive season, leading six U.S. Merchant Marine players who were honored by the league.

November 5, 2011
Mariners seek yet another Landmark moment, soccer title
The Mariners will vie for their second Landmark Conference upset in four days on Saturday, when they face Catholic University for the league championship. At stake for the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (10-6-1) is a berth in the NCAA Division III soccer tournament, which kicks off next week.

November 5, 2011
Mariners win Landmark title, qualify for NCAA soccer tournament
For the third consecutive year, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy is going to the NCAA Division III men's soccer tournament. The third-seeded Mariners continued their giant killing in the Landmark Conference tournament by recording a 1-0 victory over top-seeded Catholic University on Saturday afternoon.

November 2, 2011
Mariners stun 13th-ranked Drew in Landmark semis, 3-0
For the second year in a row, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy surprised Drew University in the Landmark Conference semifinals. The Mariners avenged a regular-season loss to the 13th-ranked Rangers by registering a 3-0 victory at Kean University on Wednesday afternoon.

November 1, 2011
Follow the Mariners in Landmark soccer semis via the internet
If you can’t get to the game, then do the next best thing: Follow it on the internet.

November 1, 2011
Smolens hopes history repeats itself vs. Drew in Landmark soccer semis
U.S. Merchant Marine head soccer coach Mike Smolens is undaunted by his third-seeded team’s challenge against No. 2 Drew University in this year’s Landmark Conference men’s semifinals: Defeat the Rangers away after losing to them at home during the regular season.

October 29, 2011
Mariners to face Drew in Landmark soccer semis on Wednesday
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy will play Drew University in the semifinals of the Landmark Conference men's soccer tournament this week.

October 28, 2011
Weekend preview: No match, but soccer team plays the waiting game anyway
Because it is final exam week, this weekend’s athlete activity is limited to only the cross country team being active. But that doesn’t mean the soccer team will be doing some scoreboard watching as the Landmark Conference winds down in its final weekend of the regular season.

October 25, 2011
Sophomoric heroics earn soccer’s Cuellar men’s athlete of the week
Sophomore midfielder Nick Cuellar, who scored the winning goal in a 2-1 overtime victory over Susquehanna to clinch a Landmark Conference semifinal berth, was named the Mariners’ men’s athlete of the week.

October 22, 2011
Mariners clinch Landmark tournament berth with 2-1 OT win
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy clinched a spot in the Landmark Conference playoffs, recording a 2-1 double overtime victory over Susquehanna University on Saturday afternoon.

October 21, 2011
Weekend preview: Mariners booters can clinch playoff berth at Susquehanna
The Mariners soccer team can clinch a Landmark Conference playoff berth two ways on Saturday.

October 19, 2011
Drew hands Mariners frustrating 1-0 loss in soccer
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy soccer team experienced a frustrating night in its 1-0 Landmark Conference loss to Drew University on Wednesday night.

October 19, 2011
Soccer team can determine its own fate this week
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy soccer team enters its final week of the Landmark Conference regular season with destiny in its hands and at its feet.

October 18, 2011
Silveira named Mariners men's athlete of the week
Junior midfielder Ryan Silveira, who scored twice within a 6:31 span in the first half of the 4-1 soccer win over Moravian College on Saturday night, has been named the U.S. Merchant Marine men’s athlete of the week.

October 15, 2011
Soccer Six to be honored on Senior Day on Saturday
Six key members of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy’s soccer team will be honored on Senior Day, prior to the Mariners’ Landmark Conference match against Moravian College on Tomb Field on Saturday at 6 p.m.

October 15, 2011
Some junior achievements for Mariners in 4-1 win
It was Senior Night for the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, but three juniors put their best feet forward for the Mariners on Saturday night.

October 12, 2011
Mariners lose on late goal to Stevens Tech, 2-1
Curtis Stecyk scored off a 30-yard line drive at 77:19 to break a 1-1 tie and lift Stevens Tech to a 2-1 non-conference men’s college soccer win over the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy on Wednesday night.

October 8, 2011
Mariner booters fall to Catholic, 2-1
Ben Fleri scored in the 65th minute to give Catholic University a 2-1 Landmark Conference win over the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy at Tomb Field on Saturday afternoon.

October 7, 2011
Another big test for Mariners' booters on Saturday
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy soccer team continues its long homestand by hosting Catholic University at Tomb Field at noon on Saturday.

October 4, 2011
MacKenzie celebrates 21st birthday with lone goal in 1-0 upset over No. 18 William Paterson
Senior forward Andrew MacKenzie celebrated his 21st birthday in the best possible way on Tuesday night, scoring the lone goal of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy’s 1-0 upset victory over No. 18 William Paterson College.

October 1, 2011
Mariners tie Scranton on the road, 1-1
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy surrendered a goal in the 78th minute and settled for a 1-1 Landmark Conference tie with the University of Scranton on Saturday afternoon.

September 28, 2011
North Shore United gives soccer team its support
Earlier this year, the North Shore United Boys Under-9 and U-10 teams attended a New York Red Bulls game and noticed that youth soccer players escorted players onto the field.

September 28, 2011
Mariners fall at Manhattanville, 2-1
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy surrendered a pair of second-half goals as Manhattanville College recorded a 2-1 non-conference win on Thursday night.

September 27, 2011
Smith fondly remembers his Kings Point days
It may be a decade from when he coached at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, but Adam Smith still uses the lessons he learned at the school.

September 24, 2011
2nd-half goals lift Mariners over Juniata, 2-0
Junior defender Kurt Olsen and sophomore forward Tim Anthone scored second-half goals to lift the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy to a 2-0 Landmark Conference win over Juniata at Tomb Field on Saturday afternoon.

September 23, 2011
Football, volleyball, soccer seek to return to winning ways
Three U.S. Merchant Marine Academy teams – football, soccer and volleyball – will try to return to the win column on Saturday.

September 21, 2011
Mariners' late rally falls short in 3-2 loss to NYU
A furious, 11th-hour rally fell short for the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, which absorbed a 3-2 non-conference loss to New York University at Tomb Field on Wednesday night.

September 20, 2011
Mariners face ‘terrific test’ vs. NYU
It may be “only” a non-conference soccer game, but the U.S. Merchant Marine soccer team faces one of its toughest challenges of the young season when it hosts New York University at Tomb Field on Tuesday at 7:45 p.m.

September 17, 2011
Mariners stop Goucher in conference opener, 2-1
Kings Point struck early in each half as the Mariners held on for a 2-1 victory over Goucher College in their Landmark Conference opener on Saturday.

September 15, 2011
Stream on: Watch the Mariners soccer team at Goucher
Mariners soccer fans have a pair of options if they want to follow the soccer team’s exploits at Goucher College on Saturday afternoon.

September 14, 2011
Mariners share the wealth in a 5-0 soccer win
Five players scored for Kings Point as the Mariners recorded a 5-0 non-conference soccer victory over Farmingdale State College at Tomb Field on Wednesday night.

September 10, 2011
Second-half rally boosts Mariners over Coast Guard in soccer
Freshman midfielder Abboss Rezaie scored in the 85th minute to cap a second-half rally for Kings Point, which recorded a 2-1 men’s college soccer win over archrival Coast Guard on Saturday.

September 7, 2011
Soccer team loses 1st game to Rutgers-Newark, 1-0
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy dropped its first match of the season, a 1-0 decision to Rutgers-Newark on Alumni Field on Wednesday night.

September 7, 2011
Irvine named Landmark Conference soccer defensive player of the week
U.S. Merchant Marine senior defender Hollis Irvine has been named the Landmark Conference men’s defensive player of the week.

September 3, 2011
3-goal second half powers Kings Point over York in men’s soccer, 4-0
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy broke open the game with three goals over almost a 22-minute span in the second half to record a 4-0 non-conference men’s soccer victory over York College on Saturday.

September 1, 2011
Mariners win soccer season opener, 1-0
One of the most unique winning streaks in college soccer continued on Thursday night as the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy won after travelling by sea to a game.

April 6, 2011
A Look Back at Soccer's Incredible & Historical 2010 Season
To say the 2010 United States Merchant Marine Academy men’s soccer team accomplished a lot this past season would be a vast understatement. Under the guidance of Head Coach Michael Smolens, who completed his 21st season with Kings Point, the Mariners reached the “Elite 8” round of the NCAA Division III Tournament, where they fell to the eventual champions Messiah College. From thrilling regular season battles and epic overtime playoff games to racking up individual accolades and making Academy history, USMMA did it all this year.

December 22, 2010
Lane Gould Named Landmark Fall Senior Scholar Athlete
MADISON, N.J. – On Tuesday, the Landmark Conference office announced its fall senior scholar athletes and Lane Gould (Greenville, Texas) of the United States Merchant Marine Academy was awarded the honor. All six Landmark Conference sports have one senior scholar athlete and Gould earned the accolade for men’s soccer.

December 10, 2010
Kurt Olsen Named to NSCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional First Team
KINGS POINT, N.Y. – On Thursday morning, the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) released its Mid-Atlantic Regional squads for men’s soccer and sophomore back Kurt Olsen (Charlotte, N.C.) of the United States Merchant Marine Academy was tabbed to the First Team for his stellar 2010 campaign.

November 21, 2010
Magical Run Ends for Soccer with 3-0 Defeat to Messiah in Elite 8
ALLENTOWN, Pa. – On Sunday, the United States Merchant Marine Academy men’s soccer team saw its magical NCAA run come to an end in the Elite 8 round of the national championship tournament when it fell to the defending national champions Messiah College, 3-0, at Varsity Field on the campus of Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pa. Moreover, Messiah has won seven national championships in the past 10 years.

November 20, 2010
Soccer Advances to NCAA Elite 8 for First Time in Academy History!
ALLENTOWN, Pa. – On Saturday, the United States Merchant Marine Academy men’s soccer team defeated Muhlenberg College in the Sweet 16 round of the NCAA Division III Tournament by a final score of 1-0 at Varsity Field in Allentown, Pa. With the victory, the Mariners improved to 13-2-5 on the season and will face Messiah College tomorrow afternoon in the Elite 8 round.