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  • 2015-16 Athletic Award Winners Announced; McDaniels And Rose Earn Top Accolades
    June 17, 2016
    2015-16 Athletic Award Winners Announced; McDaniels And Rose Earn Top Accolades The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy held its 2016 Awards Convocation on Friday morning at the Ackerman Auditorium as part of Graduation Weekend festivities. 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.
  • Six Mariners Named To Landmark Spring All-Sportsmanship Teams
    May 23, 2016
    Six Mariners Named To Landmark Spring All-Sportsmanship Teams Early last week, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy had six student-athletes named to the Landmark Conference Spring All-Sportsmanship Teams – one from each of the spring teams at the Academy.
  • Mariners Boast 23 Student-Athletes On Landmark Spring Honor Roll
    May 18, 2016
    Mariners Boast 23 Student-Athletes On Landmark Spring Honor Roll The six U.S. Merchant Marine Academy spring teams garnered a total of 23 student-athletes, collectively, on the Landmark Conference Spring Honor Roll, the league announced on Tuesday morning. In total, 418 student-athletes received recognition from the conference’s nine institutions.
  • Collins Wins Individual Championship In Hammer To Lead Mariners At Landmarks
    May 07, 2016
    Collins Wins Individual Championship In Hammer To Lead Mariners At Landmarks The USMMA men’s track & field team took part in the Landmark Championship Meet this weekend, hosted by Juniata College in Central Pennsylvania. Freshman David Collins (North Kingstown, R.I.) led the Mariners by capturing the individual crown in the men’s hammer throw event.
  • Robbins, Pressey And Theriault Lead Mariners At TCNJ Lions’ Invite Saturday
    April 30, 2016
    Robbins, Pressey And Theriault Lead Mariners At TCNJ Lions’ Invite Saturday The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s track & field team competed in the Lions’ Invitational on Saturday, hosted by The College of New Jersey. The Mariners had three top-20 finishes at the event by seniors Nathan Robbins (Los Alamos, N.M.) and Kenneth Pressey (Yorktown, Va.) and freshman Luke Theriault (Southbury, Conn.).
  • Mariners Record Three Top-Ten Finishes At ESU All-American Invite
    April 23, 2016
    Mariners Record Three Top-Ten Finishes At ESU All-American Invite The USMMA men’s track & field team traveled to Pennsylvania on Saturday to take part in East Stroudsburg University’s All-American Invitational at the Warriors’ Eiler-Martin Stadium. The Mariners produced three top-10 finishes at the event.
  • Seniors Shine For Men’s Track & Field At Coach O Invite On Senior Day
    April 17, 2016
    Seniors Shine For Men’s Track & Field At Coach O Invite On Senior Day The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s track & field team hosted the Coach Omelchenko Invitational on Sunday at Brooks Stadium. Before the event started, the Mariners paid tribute to their four graduating seniors with a special Senior Day Ceremony - Michael Dittmer (Clifton Park, N.Y.), Kenneth Pressey (Yorktown, Va.), Nathan Robbins (Los Alamos, N.M.) and Tomas Sanchez (Manati, P.R.).
  • Men’s Track & Field Places 10th At CGA Spring Invite
    April 02, 2016
    Men’s Track & Field Places 10th At CGA Spring Invite The USMMA men’s track & field team came in 10th place at the CGA Spring Invite on Saturday, hosted by arch-rival Coast Guard. The Mariners, who racked up 24 points on the day, had six top-10 finishes at the event, including a second-place showing by senior Tomas Sanchez (Manati, P.R.) in the 400 meter run.
  • Landmark Honors Cole As Men’s Track & Field Athlete Of The Week
    March 28, 2016
    Landmark Honors Cole As Men’s Track & Field Athlete Of The Week The Landmark Conference announced the men’s track & field weekly honors on Monday and USMMA freshman long distance runner Connor Cole (Alpharetta, Ga.) was named the Athlete of the Week after his performance in the Mariners’ outdoor season opening meet on Saturday at Monmouth University in New Jersey.
  • Mariners Have Four Top 10 Finishes At Monmouth Season Opener
    March 26, 2016
    Mariners Have Four Top 10 Finishes At Monmouth Season Opener The USMMA men’s track & field team opened the outdoor season at the 21st Annual Monmouth Season Opener on Saturday. The Mariners recorded four top 10 finishes at the primarily Division I event.
  • 20 Mariners Named To Landmark Conference Winter Academic Honor Roll
    March 21, 2016
    20 Mariners Named To Landmark Conference Winter Academic Honor Roll Earlier this month, the Landmark Conference announced that 309 winter student-athletes from the league were named to the conference’s Academic Honor Roll. USMMA placed 20 midshipmen on the list, including at least one from five different winter teams.
  • Pressey Competes At ECAC Indoor Championship Meet Saturday
    March 05, 2016
    Pressey Competes At ECAC Indoor Championship Meet Saturday USMMA senior Kenneth Pressey (Yorktown, Va.) competed in the 2016 Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Indoor Championship Meet on Saturday at the Ocean Breeze T&F Athletic Complex.
  • Sanchez And Neumann Earn Second Team All-Landmark Accolades
    March 03, 2016
    Sanchez And Neumann Earn Second Team All-Landmark Accolades Earlier this week, the Landmark Conference announced the postseason awards for men’s and women’s track & field and USMMA had two representatives from the men’s squad earn spots on the Second Team All-Landmark – senior Tomas Sanchez (Manati, P.R.) and sophomore Blase Neumann (Spokane, Wash.).
  • Mariner Men Earn Two Silvers, One Bronze In Fifth-Place Showing At Landmark Championships
    February 27, 2016
    Mariner Men Earn Two Silvers, One Bronze In Fifth-Place Showing At Landmark Championships The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s track & field team competed in the 2016 Landmark Conference Championship Meet on Saturday, hosted by Susquehanna University. The Mariner men had two silver medalists and one bronze medalist, while picking up 36 points to finish in fifth place overall at the event.
  • Men’s T&F Wraps Up Busy Weekend At Monmouth Collegiate Open Saturday
    February 13, 2016
    Men’s T&F Wraps Up Busy Weekend At Monmouth Collegiate Open Saturday The USMMA men’s track & field team sent 14 guys down to Monmouth University on Saturday to compete in the Monmouth Collegiate Open. Freshman Severin Blenkush () led the way for the Mariners with the squad’s top finish of the day.
  • Mariners Compete In Molloy’s Lions Invite On Friday On Long Island
    February 12, 2016
    Mariners Compete In Molloy’s Lions Invite On Friday On Long Island The USMMA men’s track & field team competed in the Lions Invitational, hosted by Molloy College on Friday night at St. Anthony’s High School. A total of 16 Mariners saw action tonight and no team scores were kept at the event.
  • Men’s & Women’s Track & Field Compete At Wesleyan Indoor Invite II
    February 06, 2016
    Men’s & Women’s Track & Field Compete At Wesleyan Indoor Invite II The USMMA men’s and women’s track & field teams travelled up to Wesleyan University to compete in the Second Wesleyan Indoor Invite. The men had two first-place finishes, while the women had a runner finish as high as fourth place.
  • Sanchez Qualifies For ECACs To Highlight Mariners’ Day At Lehigh’s Covert Classic
    January 30, 2016
    Sanchez Qualifies For ECACs To Highlight Mariners’ Day At Lehigh’s Covert Classic The USMMA men’s track & field team took part in the John Covert Classic on Saturday, hosted by Division I Lehigh University. The Mariners sent 16 competitors to the event and were led by senior Tomas Sanchez (Manati, P.R.), who had the squad’s highest finish of the day and qualified for the ECAC Championships with a second-place showing in the 500 meter run in 1:07.56. He was narrowly beaten out by Lehigh’s Tom Troxell by just seven-hundredths of a second.
  • Winter Storm Jonas Effects All Scheduled Contests This Saturday
    January 22, 2016
    Winter Storm Jonas Effects All Scheduled Contests This Saturday Due to Winter Storm Jonas, which is expected to dump nearly a foot or more of snow on the New York Metropolitan Area this weekend, all USMMA athletic events that were scheduled for Saturday have either been postponed or cancelled.
  • Pressey’s First-Place Finish In Triple Jump Highlights Mariners Day At CGA Winter Invite
    January 16, 2016
    Pressey’s First-Place Finish In Triple Jump Highlights Mariners Day At CGA Winter Invite The USMMA men’s track & field team competed at Coast Guard’s CGA Winter Invite on Saturday and the Mariners ended the event in fifth place. Senior Kenneth Pressey (Yorktown, Va.) had the Mariners’ top finish at the event, coming in first place in the triple jump with a jump of 12.77 meters (41' 10.75"), which was a personal best distance for the senior.
  • Blenkush Also Honored By ECAC For His Performance Last Week
    January 13, 2016
    Blenkush Also Honored By ECAC For His Performance Last Week Two days after being named the Landmark Conference Men’s Track & Field Athlete of the Week, USMMA freshman Severin Blenkush (O’Fallon, Ill.) was honored by the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) as the Division III Metro Corvias Rookie of the Week.
  • Blenkush Named Landmark Men’s Track & Field Athlete Of The Week
    January 11, 2016
    Blenkush Named Landmark Men’s Track & Field Athlete Of The Week The Landmark Conference announced on Monday that USMMA freshman Severin Blenkush (O’Fallon, Ill.) was named the league’s men’s track & field Athlete of the Week. The honor comes after the rookie’s performance at the Rutgers Invitational this past Saturday, Jan. 9.
  • Men’s T&F Begins New Year At Rutgers Invite On Saturday
    January 09, 2016
    Men’s T&F Begins New Year At Rutgers Invite On Saturday The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s track & field team took on a tough field of mostly Division I teams at the Rutgers Invitational on Saturday. 10 Mariners made the trip to Jersey for the event, with freshman Severin Blenkush () leading the way with the squad’s top finish – a fifth-place showing in the 1,000 meter run (2:36.67), which was a season-best time for him.
  • Men’s Track & Field Has Great Opening Weekend, Including Setting A New Academy Record In High Jump
    December 06, 2015
    Men’s Track & Field Has Great Opening Weekend, Including Setting A New Academy Record In High Jump The USMMA men’s track & field team opened up the indoor season this past weekend by competing in two events, the Crowell Open on Saturday, hosted by Army West Point, and the Knight Indoor Classic on Sunday, hosted by FDU in New Jersey.
  • Five New Members Inducted Into USMMA Athletics Hall Of Fame Friday Night
    September 28, 2015
    Five New Members Inducted Into USMMA Athletics Hall Of Fame Friday Night This past Friday night, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Athletics Department inducted five new members into its Hall of Fame as part of its 16th class to be included. The induction ceremony was in conjunction with the Academy’s and the USMMA Alumni Association and Foundation’s (AAF) Homecoming celebration this past weekend. The Alumni Association and Foundation hosted the event in Melville Hall on campus here in Kings Point.
  • Six Mariners Selected To Landmark Conference Spring All-Sportsmanship Teams
    June 01, 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.
  • Neumann Lands On Men’s Outdoor T&F Second Team All-Landmark
    May 05, 2015
    Neumann Lands On Men’s Outdoor T&F Second Team All-Landmark On Tuesday, the Landmark Conference announced the post-season honors for men’s outdoor track & field and USMMA freshman Blase Neumann (Spokane, Wash.) earned a spot on the All-Landmark Second Team.
  • Mariners Place Fifth At Landmark Outdoor Championship Meet
    May 03, 2015
    Mariners Place Fifth At Landmark Outdoor Championship Meet The USMMA men’s track and field team completed action at the 2015 Landmark Conference Outdoor Championship Meet on Sunday. The Mariners finished the event in fifth place with 21 total points.
  • Neumann Wins Silver, Qualifies For ECACs In Pole Vault On Day One Of Landmark Champs
    May 02, 2015
    Neumann Wins Silver, Qualifies For ECACs In Pole Vault On Day One Of Landmark Champs On Saturday, freshman Blase Neumann (Spokane, Wash.) placed second in the pole vault event on the first day of the Landmark Outdoor Track & Field Championship Meet, hosted by Susquehanna University. His mark of 4.40 meters (14’ 5.25”) also qualifies him for the ECAC Championship Meet, which will be held May 14-15 in Springfield, Mass.
  • Hwang Wins 110-Meter Hurdles To Lead Mariners At St. Joseph’s Last Chance Invite Sunday
    April 26, 2015
    Hwang Wins 110-Meter Hurdles To Lead Mariners At St. Joseph’s Last Chance Invite Sunday The USMMA men’s track & field team competed in the Last Chance Invitational on Sunday, hosted St. Joseph’s College of Long Island. The Mariners had five top-five finishes at the event, including one first-place showing.
  • Men’s T&F Celebrates Senior Day Sunday Hosting Coach O Invite
    April 19, 2015
    Men’s T&F Celebrates Senior Day Sunday Hosting Coach O Invite On Sunday, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s track & field team hosted the Coach Omeltchenko Invitational at the Brooks Stadium Track & Field complex. Prior to the competition, the Mariners held a Senior Day ceremony for its three graduating seniors – David Del Corso (Bridgewater, N.J.), Matthew Pastuszak (Berlin, Conn.) and Collin Putnam (Erie, Pa.).
  • Mariners Get Three First-Place Finishes At Home Meet Sunday
    April 12, 2015
    Mariners Get Three First-Place Finishes At Home Meet Sunday The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s track & field team hosted the Eight-Way Meet on Sunday afternoon at the Brooks Stadium Complex. Three Mariners finished in first place in their events.
  • Men’s Track & Field Results From Moravian’s Coach P Invite
    April 11, 2015
    Men’s Track & Field Results From Moravian’s Coach P Invite The USMMA men's track & field team competed in Moravian's Coach P Invite on Saturday in Bethlehem, Pa.
  • Neumann Wins Pole Vault In Mariners’ Outdoor Season-Opener At Osprey Open
    April 04, 2015
    Neumann Wins Pole Vault In Mariners’ Outdoor Season-Opener At Osprey Open The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s track & field team opened the outdoor season on Saturday at the Osprey Open, hosted by Richard Stockton College. The Mariners had four top-10 finishes at the event, including a win by freshman Blase Neumann (Spokane, Wash.) in the pole vault.
  • 12 Mariners Named To Landmark Conference Winter Academic Honor Roll
    March 10, 2015
    12 Mariners Named To Landmark Conference Winter Academic Honor Roll The Landmark announced its 2015 Winter Academic Honor Roll selections today, with 285 student-athletes receiving recognition. The Honor Roll recognizes all winter student-athletes who have reached sophomore standing with a cumulative GPA of 3.20 or higher.
  • Neumann Medals To Highlight Mariners’ Performance At ECAC Indoor Champs
    March 06, 2015
    Neumann Medals To Highlight Mariners’ Performance At ECAC Indoor Champs Two members of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s track & field team competed at the 2015 ECAC Indoor Championships over the past two days at The Armory in Manhattan. Freshman Blase Neumann (Spokane, Wash.) took part in the pole vault event on Friday and classmate Frank Brophy (Doylestown, Pa.) qualified for the 500 meter dash.
  • Men’s And Women’s Track & Field Primed For Landmark Championships Saturday
    February 28, 2015
    Men’s And Women’s Track & Field Primed For Landmark Championships Saturday The USMMA men’s and women’s indoor track & field teams will be competing in the Landmark Conference Championships tomorrow, hosted by Susquehanna University. Both squads will look to improve on their finishes from last year’s championship, where the men placed fourth, while the women were sixth.
  • Mariners Place Fourth At Landmarks Behind An Individual Crown And Four Top-Three Finishes
    February 28, 2015
    Mariners Place Fourth At Landmarks Behind An Individual Crown And Four Top-Three Finishes The USMMA men’s track & field team compete in the Landmark Conference Championship Meet on Saturday, hosted by Susquehanna University at the Garrett Field House. The Mariners came in fourth place overall at the event with a team score of 41 points. Moravian College won the meet for the sixth-straight year and seventh in the past eight.
  • Three Mariners Earn Top 10 Finishes At Monmouth Winter Collegiate Open
    February 14, 2015
    Three Mariners Earn Top 10 Finishes At Monmouth Winter Collegiate Open On Saturday, the USMMA men’s track & field team took part in the Monmouth University Winter Collegiate Open. The Mariners had three competitors place in the top 10 in their respective events on the day.
  • Men’s Track & Field Competes At East Stroudsburg’s DeSchriver Invitational
    February 07, 2015
    Men’s Track & Field Competes At East Stroudsburg’s DeSchriver Invitational On Saturday, the USMMA men’s track & field team took part in the 16th Annual DeSchriver Invitational, hosted by East Stroudsburg University. The Mariners had two top ten finishes at the event.
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