October 11, 2016
Cole Named Skyline Runner Of The Week After Earley Invite And Win Over Coast Guard
The Skyline Conference announced on Tuesday that USMMA sophomore Connor Cole (Alpharetta, Ga.) was selected as the conference’s Runner of the Week for men’s cross country. The honor comes after Cole helped lead the Mariners to a seventh place finish at the James Earley Invitational, which included a team victory over arch-rival Coast Guard this past weekend.
October 8, 2016
Men’s XC Places Seventh, Women 23rd, At James Early Invite
On Saturday, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s and women’s cross country teams travelled to Western Massachusetts to take part in the James Early Invitational. The men’s squad had an impressive finish as they came in seventh place out of 41 teams, while the women placed 23rd out of 41 teams.
October 1, 2016
Men’s Cross Country Places Fifth At MSMC Knight Invitational
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men's cross country team took part in the Ninth Annual MSMC Knight Invitational on Saturday, hosted by Skyline Conference rival Mount St. Mary College. The Mariners came in fifth place out of 18 schools that scored at the event, as they notched 132 points.
September 24, 2016
Men’s Cross Country Finishes 15th, Women 20th, At Purple Valley Classic
The USMMA men’s and women’s cross country team came competed in the Purple Valley Classic, hosted by Williams College earlier on Saturday. The Mariner men came in 15th place at the event, while the women’s squad placed 20th.
September 17, 2016
Mariner Men Finish Fourth At Bard XC Invite
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s cross country team placed fourth in the Bard Raptors Invitational up in Dutchess County on Saturday out of a field of 20 teams. The Mariners totaled 110 points and were just two points behind fellow Skyline Conference rival Mount St. Mary who came in second place. Skyline powerhouse St. Joseph’s (L.I.) won the meet with 84 points.
August 25, 2016
Lawrence Jr. Unveils Men’s & Women’s Cross Country Schedule
On Thursday, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy fourth-year head men’s & women’s cross country coach David Lawrence Jr. announced the schedule for the upcoming 2016 season. This year’s campaign will consist of eight meets ranging from early September until mid-November.
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.
November 20, 2015
Landmark Names 14 Mariners To Fall Academic Honor Roll
The Landmark Conference announced the Fall 2015 Academic Honor Roll on Wednesday and 14 Mariners were recognized for their outstanding performance in the classroom. The USMMA student-athletes made up the 379 from around the Landmark that earned the accolades.
November 17, 2015
Cole Named To Landmark Men’s Cross Country All-Sportsmanship Team
The Landmark Conference has named 51 student-athletes to the All-Sportsmanship Team. 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. For women’s cross country, USMMA freshman Connor Cole (Alpharetta, Ga.) was selected to the team.
November 14, 2015
Men’s And Women’s Cross Country End Season At NCAA Regionals
The USMMA men’s and women’s cross country teams took part in the 2015 NCAA Atlantic Regionals on Saturday hosted by SUNY Geneseo up at Letchworth State Park.
November 7, 2015
Mariner Men Place Eighth At ECAC Championship Meet
The USMMA men’s cross country team took eighth place at the 2015 ECAC DIII Championship Meet on Saturday, hosted by Williams College. The Mariners’ top five runners scored 237 points with their placements in the 8K run. Ahmerst claimed the title for the second time in four years with 53 points.
October 31, 2015
Men’s Cross Country Takes Third Place While Successfully Hosting 2015 Landmark Championships
The USMMA men’s cross country team hosted the eight other Landmark Conference squads for the 2015 Landmark Championship Meet on a beautiful fall day on Saturday at Sunken Meadow State Park out in Suffolk County. The Mariners came in third place at the event with 87 points behind back-to-back conference champions Elizabethtown (16 points) and runner-up Susquehanna (74 points).
October 30, 2015
USMMA Set To Host Landmark Cross Country Championships Saturday
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy will host the 2015 Landmark Cross Country Championship on Saturday, October 31st. All nine Landmark teams will travel to Sunken Meadow State Park in Kings Park, N.Y. to compete for the first title of the fall season. The men's race is set to start at 11:00 a.m. followed by the women's race at noon.
October 17, 2015
Mariner Men Win USMMA/St. Joseph’s (L.I.) Invitational Saturday
The USMMA men’s cross country team took the title on Saturday at the USMMA/St. Joseph’s (L.I.) invitational at Sunken Meadow State Park in Kings Park, Suffolk County, N.Y. The Mariners led the way with 38 points and had three finishers in the top 10 of the men’s 8K race.
October 13, 2015
Cole Named Landmark Men’s Cross Country Athlete Of The Week For Second Time This Year
USMMA freshman Connor Cole (Alpharetta, Ga.) was named the Landmark Conference Men’s Cross Country Athlete of the Week, the league announced on Monday. This is the second time this season that Cole has earned this distinct honor, as he was also AOTW back on Sept. 21.
October 10, 2015
Men’s XC Places Sixth At Westfield State’s James Early Invite
Behind a 24th place finish by freshman Connor Cole (Alpharetta, Ga.), the USMMA men’s cross country team came in sixth place at Westfield State’s James Early Invite on Saturday. The Mariners finished with 122 points at the event.
September 26, 2015
Men’s And Women’s Cross Country Results From Purple Valley Classic Available
The USMMA men’s and women’s cross country teams took part in the Purple Valley Classic, hosted by Williams College on Saturday afternoon. The men’s team placed 15th out of 22 teams competing, while the women’s squad finished in sixth place out of a field of nine teams.
September 22, 2015
Connor Cole Named Landmark Men’s Cross Country Athlete Of The Week
On Monday, the Landmark Conference announced the Athlete of the Week for men’s cross country and USMMA freshman Connor Cole (Alpharetta, Ga.) earned the accolade for the first time in his collegiate career. Cole was named the AOTW after his performance at the Bill Fritz/Charlie Way Invitational, hosted by Rowan University this past Saturday, Sept. 19, in Glassboro, N.J.
September 19, 2015
Men’s Cross Country Has Strong Second-Place Showing At Bill Fritz/Charlie Way Invite
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men?s cross country had a successful day at the Bill Fritz/Charlie Way Invitational, hosted by Rowan University, on Saturday afternoon, as the Mariners placed second out of the 11 teams competing with 77 points.
September 12, 2015
Men’s & Women’s XC Open Seasons With Fifth-Place Showings At Centre Invite
On Saturday, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men's and women's cross country teams opened the season down in Kentucky at the Centre College Invitational. The Mariner men placed fifth in a field of nine teams with a total score of 98 points, while the women's squad also came in fifth with 149 points.
July 1, 2015
2015 Cross Country Schedules Announced By Lawrence
On Wednesday, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s and women’s cross country head coach David Lawrence Jr. released the schedule for the upcoming fall 2015 season. The Mariners are slated to compete in five regular season events throughout September and October in preparation for three championship meets to close out the season.
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.
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 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 15, 2014
Men’s Cross Country Finishes Season With 34th Place Showing At NCAA Atlantic Regionals
The USMMA men’s cross country team went up to Genesee Valley Park in Upstate New York this weekend with a small team of five freshman to compete in the NCAA Atlantic Regionals, hosted by Rochester University. The Mariners placed 34th out of 41 full teams at the event.
November 8, 2014
Men’s XC Places 15th Out Of 43 Teams At ECAC Championships Saturday
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s cross country team finished in 15th place out of contingent of 43 teams at the ECAC Division III Championship Meet on Saturday.
November 4, 2014
MacElrevey Selected As Landmark Rookie Of The Year; Wolfer Earns Second Team All-Conference
Freshman Daniel MacElrevey was selected by the conference coaches as the 2014 Landmark Rookie of the Year, while sophomore Daniel Wolfer earned a spot on the Second Team All-Landmark Conference.
November 1, 2014
Men’s Cross Country Finishes Third At Landmark Championship Meet
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point men’s and women’s cross country teams competed in the Landmark Conference Championship Meet, hosted by Goucher College, on Saturday and the Mariner men finished in third place at the event.
October 18, 2014
Second Place Finish For Men's Cross Country
The Mariner's men raced this past weekend at Sunken Meadow Park in the 15th Annual St. Joseph’s College Cross Country Invitational and placed second out of 29 teams.
October 11, 2014
Three Top Ten Finishes At Goucher Cross Country Classic
September 28, 2014
Men's Cross Country Takes 1st Place at CSI Invite
The United States Merchant Marine Academy Men’s Cross Country team placed first this past weekend at the College of Staten Island Invite.
September 8, 2014
Daniel Wolfer Leads USMMA Men's Cross Country
The men’s cross country team raced this past weekend at the Fordham Fiasco Invitational at Van Courtlandt Park in the Bronx.
August 30, 2014
Men's Cross Country Team Finishes First!
The Kings Point Men’s Cross Country team kicked off it’s 2014 campaign with a 1st place team finish in the non-D1 section of the Monmouth University Invitation.
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 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
Men’s Cross Country Finishes Eighth at ECAC Championships
The USMMA men’s cross country team placed eighth out of 46 teams Saturday afternoon at the ECAC Championships held at Colt State Park.
November 2, 2013
Merchant Marine Takes Third at Landmark Championships; Wolfer Named Rookie of the Year
The USMMA men’s cross country team finished third in the seven team field at the 2013 Landmark Conference Championships held Saturday.
September 16, 2013
Cameron Green Named Landmark Conference Men's XC Runner of the Week
Freshman Cameron Green (Lancaster, CA) earned Landmark Conference Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week honors after his performance last weekend at the LIU Post Invitational.
September 14, 2013
Merchant Marine Places Second at LIU Post Invitational
Freshman Cameron Green (Lancaster, CA) was the top Merchant Marine finisher, taking 12th place with a time of 26:42 on the 8k course.
September 11, 2013
David Lawrence Jr. Named Track and Field and Cross Country Head Coach
United States Merchant Marine Academy Athletic Director Sue Petersen Lubow recently announced the hiring of David Lawrence Jr. as the Mariners new Track and Field and Cross Country Head Coach.
September 7, 2013
Merchant Marine Takes Third at Fordham Fiasco
Sophomore Brendan Dooley (Herbon, KY) was the top USMMA runner in the field as the Mariners placed third Saturday at the Fordham Fiasco.
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.
June 13, 2013
Lott Resigns as Head Track & Field and Cross Country Coach
Gregory Lott has officially resigned from his position as the Head Track & Field and Cross Coach at the Merchant Marine Academy, effective June 29.
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.
November 12, 2012
210 Point Improvement Leads Mariners to Best NCAA Regional Performance Since 2005
McGowan set the pace for USMMA, blasting his previous NCAA Regional mark by 51 seconds.
November 5, 2012
Baxter and McGowan Named Second Team All-Conference
For the first time as a member of the Landmark Conference, Merchant Marine’s men’s cross country team boasts two All-Conference runners in the same season.
November 5, 2012
Shorthanded, Mariners Nab Highest ECAC Finish in Twelve Years
With only five runners competing, USMMA’s men’s cross country team earns best ECAC Championship finish since 2000.
October 28, 2012
Mariners Nab Best-Ever Landmark Finish
Placing third and scoring 75 points, USMMA achieved their best-ever finish at Landmark Conference Championships.
October 24, 2012
XC Landmark Conference Championship Preview
October 9, 2012
Weldon Tabbed Landmark Conference Cross Country Athlete of the Week
Weldon's ninth place finish at NJIT earned him AotW honors.
October 8, 2012
Mariners Place First Overall at NJIT
John Weldon’s personal best mark of 26:30 helped power Merchant Marine to victory
September 29, 2012
Mariners Compete Well at Paul Short Invitational
David McGowan leads the way for Merchant Marine running a life-time best 8K
September 15, 2012
Mariners Place Fourth, Crush D-III Competition
John Weldon led the way for Kings Point, placing 13th overall
September 10, 2012
Andrew Walsh Named Landmark Runner of the Week
Freshman Andrew Walsh (Granville, OH) was named male runner of the week by the Landmark Conference after propelling Merchant Marine to a decisive victory at the 2012 Purchase College Invitational.
September 8, 2012
Mariners Win Meet in Dominating Fashion
USMMA finished in the first 12 places at Saturday’s Purchase College Invitational; as they rolled to a first place finish and a perfect score.
August 31, 2012
Mariners Place Second at West Point Open
USMMA’s men’s cross country team opened their schedule Friday afternoon at the West Point Open hosted by the United States Military Academy.
August 29, 2012
Men’s Cross Country Tabbed Fifth in Preseason Poll; Women Picked Seventh
USMMA focused on ascending in the Landmark Conference.
November 12, 2011
Men's cross country caps a season of improvement at NCAA regionals
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men's cross country team continued their season of improvement at the NCAA Atlantic Regional Championships on Saturday.
November 5, 2011
A solid showing by men at ECAC cross country championships
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy completed its penultimate race of the season on a beautiful course in the Berkshire mountains contesting the Eastern College Athletic Conference men's cross country championships on Saturday.
November 1, 2011
Swan endures snow en route to Mariner men's athlete of the week honors
KINGS POINT, N.Y. -- Senior Logan Swan, who paced all U.S. Merchant Marine runners at the Landmark Conference men’s cross country championships on Saturday, was named Mariners men’s athlete of the week.
October 29, 2011
Men runners ready to improve at conference meet
U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s head cross country Greg Lott has some modest goals at the Landmark Conference Championship this weekend: To get the Mariners’ program to finish as strong as last year if not better.
October 29, 2011
Men show solid improvement in wintery conditions at Landmark
Despite freezing, windy and slush snow, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men's cross country team finished in fifth place at the Landmark Championships, a spot ahead of last year's performance.
October 25, 2011
Rattan runs away with Mariners’ women’s weekly athlete honors
Senior Lauren Rattan, who had an outstanding performance at the St. Joseph’s Invitational on Saturday, was named the Mariners’ women’s athlete of the week.
October 22, 2011
Men’s cross country: Tuned up and ready for the conference championships
The Mariners’ men’s cross country team could not have had a better tune-up for next week’s Landmark Conference championships on Saturd
September 30, 2011
Kings Point men show their depth at Paul Short Invitational
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s cross country team exhibited its depth of talent on a slow-moving and muddy course, finishing 26th of 44 teams in its section at Lehigh University on Friday.
September 17, 2011
Another first-place showing for the men
For the second consecutive week, the Kings Point men’s cross country team came up another impressive showing. This time the Mariners finished first ahead of the field of Division III and community college teams at the C.W. Post Cross Country Invitational on Saturday.
September 11, 2011
Men's cross country wins Purchase 8K run
The USMMA men finished in dominating fashion securing four of the “Top 10” places on a slow, muddy and rain-drenched course at the fourth annual Purchase College Invitational on Saturday.
September 3, 2011
Freshmen men impressive at opening cross country meet
David McGowan led four freshmen who finished in the top seven for Kings Point in the opening cross country meet of the season at the West Point Open on Saturday.
November 14, 2010
Men’s XC Concludes Season with Strong Showing at NCAA Regionals
ONEONTA, N.Y. – On Saturday, the United States Merchant Marine Academy men’s cross country squad competed in the NCAA Regional Qualifying Meet in Oneonta, N.Y. and finished 31st out of 40 teams.
November 8, 2010
Men’s XC Records Personal Bests at ECAC Championships
COLT STATE PARK, R.I. - On Saturday, the United States Merchant Marine Academy men’s cross country team ran in the ECAC Championships in Colt State Park, R.I. As a team, the Mariners finished 19th out of 44 squads. Every member of the men’s team recorded personal bests at the meet.
November 1, 2010
Men’s Cross Country Places Sixth at Landmark Championships
BALTIMORE, Md. – On Saturday, the United States Merchant Marine Academy men’s cross country squad finished sixth overall out of eight teams at the Landmark Conference Championships hosted by Goucher College in Baltimore, Md.
October 17, 2010
Men’s Cross Country Takes 10th at CTC Championships
SEWELL, N.J. – On Saturday, the United States Merchant Marine Academy men’s cross country squad placed 10th at the CTC Championships at Cherokee High School in Sewell, N.J. The 8K run was hosted by Rowan University.
October 12, 2010
Men’s Cross Country Places 8th at Goucher Cross Country Classic
BALTIMORE, Md. – On Saturday, the United States Merchant Marine Academy men’s cross country squad competed at the Goucher Cross Country Classic in Baltimore, Md. The Mariners finished eighth overall out of 12 teams as they prepared for the home-stretch of their 2010 season.