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.
February 21, 2015
WBB Celebrates Senior Day Saturday Before Season-Finale Against Goucher
Prior to Saturday’s season-finale against visiting Goucher, the USMMA women’s basketball team paid tribute to its two graduating seniors, Sara Ellenberger (Phoenix, Ariz.) and Demi VanDerWal (Springfield, Ill.), with a special Senior Day Ceremony. On the court, the Mariners lost to the Gophers by the final score of 76-72. Merchant Marine ends the 2014-15 campaign with a 6-19 record, including a 2-14 mark in Landmark action, while Goucher improved to 5-19 (1-15 Landmark).
February 16, 2015
WBB Drops Final Road Game Of Season At Moravian
The USMMA women’s basketball team lost its road finale on Monday to Moravian College by the final score of 58-39. The loss drops the Mariners to 6-18 (2-13 Landmark), while the Greyhounds improve to 13-11 (9-6 Landmark).
February 14, 2015
Women’s Hoops Makes It Two In A Row With 72-59 Conference Victory Over Juniata On Think Pink Day
The U.S. Merchant Marine Acacdey women’s basketball team picked up their second straight victory, and third in the past four games, with a 72-59 home win over Landmark Conference foe Juniata on Saturday at O’Hara Hall. Prior to the game, the Mariners wore pink warm-up shirts in honor of Think Pink Day.
February 12, 2015
Women’s Basketball Uses Balanced Attack To Defeat City College, 62-38
The USMMA women’s basketball team defeated the City College of New York, 62-38, on Thursday night at the Beavers’ Nat Holman Gymnasium. The win improves the Mariners’ record to 5-17 overall, as they eclipse their win total from last season, while CCNY falls to 4-19.
February 9, 2015
WBB Drops Non-Conference Home Game To Mount St. Vincent Monday
The USMMA women’s basketball team welcomed the College of Mount St. Vincent to O’Hara Hall on Monday night for a non-conference matchup. The visiting Dolphins came out with an 81-64 victory, dropping the Mariners to 4-17 overall on the season, while improving their record to 16-5.
February 6, 2015
Complete Team Effort Leads WBB To 68-35 Victory Over New Rochelle Friday Night
Every single player on the USMMA women’s basketball team roster scored and recorded at least one rebound in a 68-35 non-conference victory over the College of New Rochelle on Friday night at O’Hara Hall. The win improved the Mariners to 4-16 overall, matching the squad’s win total from the 2013-14 season, while the Blue Angels fall to 9-7.
February 4, 2015
Women’s Hoops Drops Landmark Game To Drew At Home, 63-54
Coming off their first Landmark victory of the season, the USMMA women’s basketball team lost to conference opponent Drew, 63-54, on Wednesday night at O’Hara Hall. The defeat drops the Mariners to 3-16 overall (1-12 Landmark), while the Rangers improve to 11-10 (5-7 Landmark).
January 31, 2015
Women’s Basketball Defeats Goucher Saturday For First Landmark Win Of Season
The USMMA women’s basketball team won its first Landmark Conference game since February of 2013 on Saturday, defeating Goucher College, 57-48, at the Gophers’ Decker Sports & Recreation Center. The Mariners move to 3-15 (1-11 Landmark) with the victory, while Goucher falls to 4-15 (0-11 Landmark).
January 29, 2015
Second Half Rally Falls Short As Mariners Drop Non-Conference Game At Coast Guard
Despite a strong second half, the USMMA women’s basketball team lost to the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, 76-69, on Thursday night at the Bears’ Roland Hall. The Mariners fall to 2-15 overall on the season, while USCGA improves to 10-7.
January 28, 2015
WBB Game Day: Mariners Travel To New London For Showdown With Coast Guard
On Thursday, the USMMA women’s basketball team will travel up to New London, Conn., to take on the rival U.S. Coast Guard Academy Bears in non-conference action. Tipoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Bears’ Roland Hall.
January 26, 2015
Winter Storm Juno Forces Women’s Basketball Game At Coast Guard To Be Rescheduled To Thursday
The USMMA women’s basketball team’s road contest against the U.S. Coast Guard Academy that was originally scheduled for Wednesday night has been rescheduled to Thursday night, Jan. 29, at the Bears’ Roland Hall in New London, Conn.
January 24, 2015
Men’s & Women’s Basketball Tripped Up By Catholic At Home, Men Fall By Just One
The USMMA men’s and women’s basketball teams both lost to visiting Catholic University in a doubleheader of Landmark Conference action at the Liebertz Gymnasium on Saturday afternoon.
January 23, 2015
Basketball Weekend Preview: Mariners Host Catholic In A Saturday Doubleheader At O’Hara Hall
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s and women’s basketball teams will play host to Landmark Conference foe Catholic in a doubleheader on Saturday afternoon at O’Hara Hall. The women’s game is slated for a 2 p.m. tip, while the men’s game will get underway at 4 p.m.
January 19, 2015
Women’s Basketball Loses Home Landmark Game To Elizabethtown
The USMMA women’s basketball team dropped its home Landmark Conference contest to visiting Elizabethtown, 77-36, on Monday afternoon at O’Hara Hall. The loss drops the Mariners to 2-13 (0-10 Landmark) on the season, while the Blue Jays improve to 11-4 (5-4 Landmark).
January 19, 2015
Basketball Game Day: Mariners Host New Landmark Opponent Elizabethtown
The USMMA men’s and women’s basketball teams return to action on Monday for a home doubleheader against the Landmark Conference’s newest member, Elizabethtown. The women are first with a 2 p.m. tip, followed by the men at 4 p.m. at O’Hara Hall.
January 17, 2015
Women’s Hoops Drops Conference Game At Juniata, 68-53
The USMMA women's basketball team lost its Landmark Conference game at Juniata College, 68-53, on Saturday afternoon at the Eagles’ Memorial Gymnasium. In defeat, the Mariners fall to 2-12 overall (0-10 Landmark), while Juniata improves to 5-11 (3-4 Landmark).
January 16, 2015
Basketball Weekend Preview: Mariners Travel To Juniata Saturday For Landmark Action
The USMMA men's and women's basketball teams will travel to Huntingdon, Pa., this Saturday to take on Landmark Conference opponent Juniata College. The women's game is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m., while the men will follow shortly after at 4 p.m. Both games will be played at the Eagles' Memorial Gymnasium in the Kennedy Sports and Recreation Center.
January 14, 2015
Women’s Basketball Has Resilient Second Half In Conference Loss To #7 Scranton
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s basketball team had a phenomenal second half on Wednesday night against the #7 team in the nation, Scranton, but couldn’t overcome a 32-point halftime deficit, as the Lady Royals escaped O’Hara Hall with a 79-55 victory. The Mariners fall to 2-11 (0-8 Landmark) on the season, while Scranton improves to 15-1 (7-0 Landmark) with the victory.
January 14, 2015
WBB Game Day: Mariners Host #7 Scranton Wednesday Night
The USMMA women's basketball team will welcome in nationally-ranked Scranton Wednesday night for a Landmark Conference showdown. Game time is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Liebertz Gymnasium in O’Hara Hall.
January 12, 2015
Mariners Clipped By York, 61-59, Monday Night Despite A Strong Second Half
The USMMA women’s basketball team lost to non-conference foe York College, 61-59, on Monday night in Queens. The defeat drops the Mariners to 2-10 overall, while the Cardinals improve to 4-9.
January 11, 2015
Women’s Basketball Game Day: Mariners Travel To Queens To Face York College
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women's basketball team hits the road on Monday night for a non-conference contest against the CUNYAC’s York College. Tip is slated for 7 p.m. at the Cardinal’s York Gymnasium in Jamaica, Queens.
January 10, 2015
Men’s & Women’s Hoops Both Fall To Susquehanna At Home On Saturday
The USMMA men’s and women’s basketball teams both lost to visiting Susquehanna University on Saturday afternoon at O’Hara Hall. The women’s squad dropped the first game of the doubleheader, 73-57, to fall to 2-9 (0-7 Landmark), while the men lost the second game, 82-67, and fall to 2-11 (0-7 Landmark).
January 9, 2015
Basketball Weekend Preview: Mariners Host Susquehanna In Saturday Doubleheader
The USMMA men's and women's basketball teams both welcome in Landmark Conference opponent Susquehanna on Saturday, Jan. 10, for a doubleheader beginning at 2 p.m. with the women’s game, followed by the men’s contest at 4 p.m. Both games will be played at the Liebertz Gymnasium in O’Hara Hall.
January 6, 2015
Women’s Basketball Loses Conference Home-Opener To Moravian, 64-52
The USMMA women's basketball team dropped its first home Landmark Conference game of the season on Tuesday night, 64-52, to the Moravian Greyhounds at the Liebertz Gymnasium. The loss drops the Mariners to 2-8 (0-6 Landmark) on the season, while Moravian improves to 6-6 (2-2 Landmark).
January 6, 2015
Basketball Game Day: Women Host Moravian, Men NYU Tuesday Night At O’Hara Hall
The USMMA men's and women's basketball teams will host their first doubleheader of the season on Tuesday night as the women will take on Landmark Conference opponent Moravian at 5:30 p.m. and the men will welcome in non-conference NYU shortly after at 7:30 p.m. Both games will be held at the Liebertz Gymnasium in O’Hara Hall.
January 3, 2015
Women’s Basketball Drops Conference Game At Catholic On Saturday
The USMMA women’s basketball team lost on the road to Landmark Conference opponent Catholic, 66-49, on Saturday at the Cardinals’ DuFour Athletic Center. The defeat drops the Mariners to 2-7 (0-5 Landmark) on the season, while CUA improves to 8-4 (2-1 Landmark).
January 2, 2015
Basketball Weekend Preview: Mariners Open The New Year Saturday At Catholic
The USMMA men’s and women’s basketball teams open the 2015 portion of their schedules this weekend when they travel down to the nation’s capital on Saturday to face Landmark Conference opponent Catholic.
December 14, 2014
Mariner Women Upended By #6 Scranton On The Road Sunday
The USMMA women’s basketball team lost its Landmark Conference game against sixth-ranked Scranton, 70-43, on Sunday afternoon at the Royals’ Long Center. The loss drops the Mariners to 2-6 (0-4 Landmark) on the season, while Scranton improves to 7-0 (2-0 Landmark) with the victory.
December 13, 2014
Men’s & Women’s Basketball Fall To Elizabethtown Saturday
Both the USMMA men’s and women’s basketball squads lost on the road to new Landmark Conference member Elizabethtown on Saturday. The women played first and lost by the score of 65-39, while the men fell 83-61 to the Blue Jays in the second game of the doubleheader.
December 12, 2014
Basketball Weekend Preview: Mariners Travel To Elizabethtown And Nationally-Ranked Scranton
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s and women’s basketball team will hit the road this weekend for a pair of Landmark contests at Elizabethtown on Saturday and Scranton on Sunday. The women’s squad will play at 2 p.m. on both days, while the men’sa games will begin at 4 p.m.
December 10, 2014
VanDerWal Reaches 1,000 Career Points In 62-55 Victory Over St. Joseph’s (L.I.)
The USMMA women’s basketball team defeated non-conference foe St. Joseph’s of Long Island at home on Wednesday night, 62-55. With the victory, the Mariners improve to 2-4 overall on the season, while the Golden Eagles fall to 2-5.
December 10, 2014
WBB Game Day: Mariners Host St. Joseph’s (L.I.) At O’Hara Hall Wednesday Night
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s basketball team will welcome in non-conference opponent St. Joseph’s of Long Island on Wednesday night. Game time is slated for 6 p.m. at the Liebertz Gymnasium in O’Hara Hall.
December 6, 2014
WBB Suffers Road Loss To Susquehanna Saturday Afternoon
The USMMA men’s basketball team lost a close one on the road to Landmark foe Susquehanna, 78-75, in overtime on Saturday afternoon at the Crusaders’ Houts Gymnasium. With the loss, the Mariners fall to 1-6 (0-2 Landmark), while Susquehanna improves to 5-1 (1-1 Landmark).
December 6, 2014
Basketball Game Day: Men’s & Women’s Squads Travel To Susquehanna Saturday
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s and women’s basketball teams will be traveling to Selinsgrove, Pa., on Saturday to take on Landmark Conference opponent Susquehanna University.
December 3, 2014
Women’s Basketball Falls To Drew In Conference-Opener
The USMMA women’s basketball team lost to Drew University by the final score of 80-54 in both teams’ Landmark Conference opener on Monday night at the Rangers’ Baldwin Gymnasium. The Mariners fall to 1-3 (0-1 Landmark) in defeat, while Drew improves to 4-1 (1-0 Landmark).
December 3, 2014
WBB Game Day: Mariners Face Drew On The Road In Landmark-Opener
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s basketball team is looking to stay in the win column on Wednesday night when they travel to Madison, N.J., to take on Landmark Conference opponent Drew. Tipoff against the Rangers is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Baldwin Gymnasium.
December 1, 2014
Mariners Pick Up First Victory Of The Season, 78-48, Over Medgar Evers In Complete Team Effort
The USMMA women’s basketball team defeated Medgar Evers, 78-48, on the road Monday night for its first victory of the 2014-15 campaign. The Mariners improve to 1-2, while the Cougars fall to 0-7.
December 1, 2014
WBB Game Day: Mariners Travel To Brooklyn To Face Medgar Evers Tonight
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s basketball team will take on non-conference opponent Medgar Evers College on the road Monday night in a game slated for 7 p.m. at the Cougars’ Cave in Brooklyn.
November 22, 2014
Wetherington’s Double-Double Not Enough As Mariners Fall To Berkeley
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s basketball team lost to visiting Berkeley College, 67-39, on Saturday afternoon at O’Hara Hall. In defeat, the Mariners fall to 0-2 on the season, while the Knights improve to 3-0.
November 21, 2014
WBB Preview: Mariners Welcome Berkeley For Saturday Afternoon Duel
The USMMA women’s basketball team will play host to Berkeley College of New York on Saturday afternoon, Nov. 22. The contest is set to begin at 2 p.m. at the Liebertz Gymnasium in O’Hara Hall.
November 19, 2014
Mariners Edged By Purchase, 57-55, In Season-Opener
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s basketball team let a 10-point halftime lead slip away, as the squad lost its season-opener to visiting Purchase College, 57-55, on Wednesday night at home in the Liebertz Gymnasium.
November 18, 2014
Women’s Basketball Begins Season At Home Against Purchase On Wednesday
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s basketball team opens the 2014-15 season on Wednesday night with a home game against non-conference opponent Purchase College.
October 31, 2014
Dempsey Unveils 2014-15 Women’s Basketball Schedule
On Friday, United States Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point seventh-year head women’s basketball coach Matt Dempsey announced the schedule for the upcoming 2014-15 campaign.
March 12, 2014
Landmark Conference Announces Winter All-Sportsmanship Teams
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.
March 11, 2014
Eight Mariners Earn Spot on Landmark Winter Honor Roll
The Honor Roll recognizes all winter student-athletes who have reached sophomore standing with a cumulative GPA of 3.20 or higher.
February 22, 2014
Women's Basketball Celebrates Senior Day; Falls to Crusaders, 80-68
The USMMA women's basketball team wrapped up the 2013-14 season Saturday afternoon on Senior Day against Susquehanna.
February 19, 2014
Drew Tops Merchant Marine, 53-40
Demi VanDerWal (Springfield, IL) dropped 19 points and the Mariners cut into a double-digit deficit but it was not enough as the USMMA women's basketball team fell to Drew, 54-40, Wednesday night.
February 15, 2014
USMMA Doubled Up at Juniata, 80-40
Rachel Wehlburg (Herndon, VA) at nine points and nine rebounds off the bench but the USMMA women's basketball suffered an 80-40 setback at Juniata Saturday evening in a Landmark Conference clash.
February 12, 2014
Moravian Upends Mariners, 70-56
Demi VanDerWal (Springfield, IL) had 14 points and Alexandra Winfree (Millstone, NJ) totaled nine rebounds but the USMMA women's basketball team fell to Moravian, 70-56, Wednesday night inside O'Hara Hall.
February 10, 2014
Mariners Fall to Coast Guard, 60-37
Demi VanDerWal (Springfield, IL) paced the Mariners with 14 points and was 7-of-8 at the free throw line.
February 8, 2014
Mariners Comeback Falls Short in 62-59 Loss to Goucher
The USMMA women’s basketball team chipped away at a 20 point Goucher advantage but the Mariners final possession did not go as scripted Saturday afternoon in a 62-59 setback against Goucher.
February 7, 2014
Mariners Prepare for Goucher Saturday and Coast Guard Monday Night
The USMMA women’s basketball team plays Goucher and arch rival Coast Guard inside O’Hara Hall on Saturday and Monday, respectively.
February 6, 2014
USMMA Falls at Mount Saint Vincent, 76-56
Rebecca Resor (Bay St. Louis, MS) tallied a double-double of 16 points and 10 rebounds Thursday night but the USMMA women's basketball team suffered a 76-56 loss at Mount Saint Vincent.
February 5, 2014
Women's Basketball #USMMAblue Heads to Mount St. Vincent
The USMMA women’s basketball team travels to Riverdale, NY Thursday night to square off with Mount St. Vincent.
January 31, 2014
Mariners Take on Catholic Cardinals Tomorrow in Washington DC
The USMMA women’s basketball team heads to Washington, DC Saturday evening for a Landmark Conference clash against Catholic.
January 29, 2014
Women's Basketball Downed at Drew
Demi VanDerWal (Springfield, IL) led the Mariners with 13 points and eight rebounds while freshman Kelsey Hofmann (Adel, IA) had 10 points.
January 28, 2014
Mariners Head to Drew Tomorrow Night
The USMMA women’s basketball team travels to Drew Wednesday night for a Landmark Conference clash.
January 25, 2014
Eagles Surge to Landmark Conference Win vs. USMMA
Rachel Wehlburg (Herndon, VA) anchored the Mariners with a team high 13 points and added seven rebounds.
January 24, 2014
Mariners Look For Third Straight Win Saturday vs. Juniata
The Mariners are coming off of back-to-back wins for the first time this season after downing NYU Poly, 73-49, on Wednesday night.
January 22, 2014
Merchant Marine Wins Second Straight; Downs NYU Poly, 73-49
The USMMA women’s basketball team had three players score in double figures en route to a 73-49 triumph over NYU Poly Wednesday night inside O’Hara Hall.
January 21, 2014
Mariners Face NYU Poly Tomorrow Night
The USMMA women’s basketball team welcomes NYU Poly to O’Hara Hall Wednesday night for a non-conference game.
January 20, 2014
Merchant Marine Defeats New Rochelle, 73-59
The USMMA women’s basketball team dominated the glass and got 21 points from Demi VanDerWal (Springfield, IL) en route to a 73-59 triumph over New Rochelle Monday afternoon.
January 17, 2014
USMMA Gears Up For Susquehanna and New Rochelle
The USMMA women’s basketball team plays back-to-back road games Saturday and Monday against Susquehanna and New Rochelle, respectively.
January 15, 2014
Scranton Knocks Off USMMA in Landmark Conference Tilt
Rachel Wehlburg (Herndon, VA) had a strong game off the bench for the Mariners with four points, six rebounds, and four blocks.
January 14, 2014
Mariners Host Scranton Wednesday Night at 7:00 PM
The USMMA women’s basketball team wraps up a three-game home stand Wednesday night as Scranton comes to O’Hara Hall for a 7:00 pm tip-off
January 11, 2014
VanDerWal Nets 21 Points in 63-53 Loss to Catholic
Demi VanDerWal recorded 21 points but the USMMA women’s basketball team was unable to pull the upset Saturday afternoon, falling to Catholic, 63-53.
January 9, 2014
Women's Basketball Caps Saturday Double Header vs. Catholic
The USMMA women’s basketball team plays its first game of 2014 Saturday afternoon against Landmark Conference rival Catholic.
December 20, 2013
Merchant Marine Falls to Rutgers-Camden, 62-50
The USMMA women’s basketball team suffered a 62-50 loss at the hands of Rutgers-Newark Friday night in the final game of the calendar year for both squads.
December 19, 2013
Mariners and Scarlet Raptors Meet in O'Hara Hall Tomorrow Night
The Mariners ended a six game losing streak last time out with a 60-37 triumph over St. Joseph’s (LI).
December 18, 2013
Mariners Dominate Second Half in 60-37 Victory at St. Joseph’s (LI)
Kristina Walz (Monona, IA) posted 19 points and 10 rebounds as the USMMA women’s basketball team ended a six game losing streak Wednesday night with a 60-37 triumph at St. Joseph’s (LI).
December 17, 2013
USMMA Travels to St. Joseph's (LI) Tomorrow Night
Both teams enter the contest on a six game losing streak with the Golden Eagles still searching for their first win of the season.
December 15, 2013
Mariners Stumble at Landmark Rival Moravian
Freshman Kelsey Hofmann (Adel, IA) led the Mariners with 14 points while classmate Rachel Wehlburg (Herndon, VA) added 11 points off the bench.
December 14, 2013
Royals Run Past Mariners, 77-44
Merchant Marine was led by freshman guard Kelsey Hofmann (Adel, IA) with 10 points, four rebounds and three assists
December 13, 2013
USMMA Heads to Pennsylvania for Landmark Games at Scranton and Moravian
The Mariners will be looking to snap a four game skid, which includes a one-point loss in their conference opener against Goucher
December 11, 2013
NJCU Topples Mariners, 56-46
Demi VanDerWal (Springfield, IL) dropped in a season high 17 points but the USMMA women’s basketball team dropped a 56-46 decision to NJCU Wednesday night.
December 10, 2013
Women's Basketball Home Game vs. NJCU Postponed to Tomorrow
Due to the current weather conditions the Mariners clash against NJCU inside O'Hara Hall has been postponed to tomorrow night.
December 9, 2013
Mariners and Gothic Knights Tangle at O'Hara Tomorrow Night
The Mariners will be looking to snap a three-game slide after winning their season opener.
December 7, 2013
Mariners Nipped in Final Seconds at Goucher
Monique Welch made a layup with three seconds left to lift Goucher to a 43-42 Landmark Conference victory over Merchant Marine Saturday night.
December 5, 2013
Women's Basketball Opens Landmark Schedule Tomorrow at Goucher
The USMMA women’s basketball team faces Goucher Saturday night in the Landmark Conference opener for both teams.
December 4, 2013
Mariners Comeback Falls Short in 71-69 Loss to CCNY
The USMMA women’s basketball team cut a late seven point deficit to just one but CCNY held off the Mariners for a 71-69 decision Wednesday night.
December 3, 2013
USMMA Hosts CCNY Tomrrow Night at 6:00 PM
The USMMA women’s basketball team hosts CCNY Wednesday night in the Mariners final contest before Saturday’s Landmark Conference opener
November 25, 2013
Mariners Downed at Purchase, 52-45
Demi VanDerWal paced the Mariners with 16 points while freshman Julie Mall (Littlestown, PA) anchored the team on the glass with a game high 10 rebounds.
November 23, 2013
Mariners Battle Purchase Monday Night
The USMMA women’s basketball team plays its first road game of the 2013-14 season Monday night against Purchase College.
November 21, 2013
Merchant Marine Muscles Past Berkeley (NY), 62-54, in Season Opener
The USMMA women’s basketball team doubled-up Berkeley (NY) on the glass, outrebounding the Knights 56-28, en route to a season opening victory.
November 20, 2013
Women's Basketball Tips-Off 2013-14 Tomorrow vs. Berkeley (NY)
The USMMA women's basketball team will have its season opener at home tomorrow versus Berkeley (NY) at 6:00 pm
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.
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.
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.
February 26, 2013
Josephs Chosen Landmark Conference Defensive Player of the Year
Shendi Josephs was recognized by Landmark Conference coaches for her outstanding performance on the defensive side of the ball in 2012-13.
February 16, 2013
USMMA Falls in Season Finale at Susquehanna, 65-59
The USMMA women’s basketball team came out on the wrong side of a hotly contested Landmark Conference game in their season finale Saturday afternoon at Susquehanna.
February 15, 2013
Merchant Marine Heads to Susquehanna Looking for Sixth Straight Win
The Mariners will try to claim their first winning season since 2008-09.
February 14, 2013
Josephs Sets Landmark Conference Single-Season Steals Record
Shendi Josephs’ 93 steals on the year set both academy and conference records.
February 13, 2013
USMMA Upends Drew 66-58; Extends Win Streak to Five
Demi VanDerWal, Shendi Josephs, and Rebecca Resor combine for all but seven of Merchant Marine’s 66 points.
February 12, 2013
Red Hot Mariners Head to Drew for a Landmark Conference Tilt
Merchant Marine looks to claim their first five game winning streak since 2005.
February 11, 2013
Merchant Marine Sinks Coast Guard; Wins Fourth Straight
Shendi Josephs ties USMMA single-season steals record, snatching five on the night.
February 11, 2013
Kaileh Named Landmark Conference Women's Basketball Player of the Week
Tamara Kaileh's 24 points in a win over Juniata helped her earn Landmark Conference Player of the Week Honors.
February 10, 2013
Mariners Take Three-Game Streak to Coast Guard
USMMA heads to New London, CT Monday night to battle with service academy rival Coast Guard.
February 9, 2013
USMMA Tops Juniata in Dramatic Fashion on Senior Day
Merchant Marine scores the final eight points of the contest to defeat the Eagles for the first time in academy history.
February 8, 2013
Merchant Marine to Face Juniata Saturday at 2:00 PM
The Mariners will be honoring senior captains Tamara Kaileh and Shendi Josephs prior to the contest.
February 7, 2013
Mariners Sail by Medgar Evers 71-20
Marlee Chovich leads the way with a career-high 16 points, six rebounds, and four three-pointers.
February 6, 2013
USMMA Ready to Face Medgar Evers Tomorrow at 7:00 PM
Merchant Marine will be sporting Pink attire as part of their "Think Pink" initiative to raise Breast Cancer awareness.
February 4, 2013
Mariners End Skid; Top New Rochelle Convincingly
Four Mariners reach double-figures as Merchant Marine defeats the Blue Angels 80-51.
February 3, 2013
USMMA Set to Face New Rochelle Monday at 7:00 PM
Mariners hope to right the ship against the Blue Angels.
February 2, 2013
Mariners Edged by Goucher 60-55
Shendi Josephs tallied a game-high 23 points for USMMA, but it wasn’t enough as the Mariners couldn’t pull out the victory.
February 1, 2013
USMMA Takes on Goucher Saturday at 5:00 PM
Merchant Marine will head to Towson, MD to duel with the Gophers of Goucher College.
January 30, 2013
Merchant Marine Trumped by Royals
The Mariners hung in against Scranton, but were unable to pull out the victory.
January 29, 2013
Mariners Set to Face Scranton
Merchant Marine will tip-off against the Royals Wednesday night at 7:00 PM in Kings Point.
January 26, 2013
USMMA Can’t Get By #17 Catholic
Katie Franchois scored a season-high seven points in the 72-49 loss.
January 25, 2013
Merchant Marine Hosts #17 Catholic Saturday at 4:00 PM
The Mariners face the nationally ranked Cardinals in Kings Point.
January 23, 2013
USMMA Downed by Drew, 57-42
Rebecca Resor records her team-leading fourth double-double of the season.
January 22, 2013
Merchant Marine to Tangle with Drew Wednesday at 7:00 PM
USMMA will look to bounce back from a tough road loss against Juniata.
January 19, 2013
Mariners Unable to Hold Second Half Lead; Fall to Juniata
Merchant Marine finishes just shy of pulling off an upset in Huntingdon.
January 18, 2013
Mariners Head to Juniata for a Saturday Matinee
Merchant Marine will be in Huntingdon, PA tomorrow to square off against the Eagles at 2:00 PM.
January 16, 2013
Mariners Fall Short Against #22 Moravian
Rebecca Resor scored a season-high 18 points and also grabbed a season-high 17 rebounds to record her team-leading third double-double of the season.
January 15, 2013
Merchant Marine Set to Tangle With Moravian
The Mariners and Greyhounds tip-off Wednesday at 7:00 PM in Kings Point.
January 14, 2013
Mariners End Two-Game Skid; Defeat York 53-34
Shendi Josephs fills up the score sheet tallying 19 points, eight rebounds, seven steals, and five assists.
January 13, 2013
USMMA Ready to Host York Monday at 7:00 PM
Mariners look to bounce back from back-to-back losses in a Monday night showdown with York College.
January 12, 2013
Mariners Lose Tough Battle with Crusaders
Tamara Kaileh’s 23 points weren’t enough to overcome Susquehanna.
January 11, 2013
USMMA Returns Home to Face Susquehanna
Merchant Marine will take on the Crusaders Saturday Jan. 12 at 2:00 PM.
January 5, 2013
Merchant Marine Downed by #20 Catholic, 67-30
Shendi Josephs notched her second double-double of the season leading USMMA with 11 points and 11 rebounds.
January 4, 2013
USMMA Heads to D.C. to Face Nationally Ranked CUA
The Mariners will return to action Saturday evening at 4:00 PM against #20 Catholic.
December 19, 2012
Kaileh Scores 24; Dempsey Notches 300th Win
Tamara Kaileh nets 24 points, helping Head Coach Matt Dempsey celebrate his 300th career victory Wednesday night, defeating NJCU by a score of 64-45.
December 17, 2012
USMMA Set to Face NJCU Wednesday at 7:00 PM
Mariners hit the road for a non-conference match-up against the Gothic Knights.
December 16, 2012
Merchant Marine Dispatches Vaughn; Improves to 5-4
Allie Winfree scores a game-high 19 points and finishes three assists shy of a triple-double.
December 14, 2012
USMMA Takes on Vaughn Sunday at 1:00
The Mariners look to get back into the win column after losing three straight.
December 13, 2012
Merchant Marine Provides Early Drama; Falls to Army
VanDerWal’s 14 points is the highest any female Mariner has scored against a Division-I opponent in academy history.
December 12, 2012
USMMA Gets Ready to Face Division-I Army
Kings Point heads to West Point for a service academy showdown Thursday night at 7:00 PM.
December 9, 2012
Merchant Marine Downed by Scranton
Despite three Mariners scoring double figures, USMMA couldn’t get by the Royals.
December 8, 2012
USMMA Can’t Get Past Undefeated Moravian
Kaileh scores 17 in the Mariner loss.
December 7, 2012
USMMA Squares-Off Against Moravian and Scranton this Weekend
The Mariners head to the road for a pair of Landmark Conference match-ups.
December 5, 2012
Merchant Marine Tops CCNY; Improves to 4-1
Four Mariners reached double figures in the 66-59 victory.
December 4, 2012
USMMA Heads to CCNY Wednesday Night
Merchant Marine looks to bounce back from their first loss of the season.
December 3, 2012
Rutgers Camden Defeats Merchant Marine 69-54
The Mariners suffered their first loss of the season Monday night at the hands of the Scarlet Raptors.
December 1, 2012
USMMA Set to Face Rutgers-Camden Monday at 6:00 PM
Merchant Marine wraps up its home stand Monday night in Kings Point.
December 1, 2012
Mariners Squeak by Goucher; Win Third Straight
USMMA was able to overcome a slow start to open conference play with a victory.
November 28, 2012
Mariners Top Panthers 69-56; Improve to 2-0
USMMA had four players in double figures en route to a 13 point victory.
November 27, 2012
USMMA Takes on Purchase College Tomorrow Night at 7:00 PM
The Mariners look to start the season 2-0 for the first time since 2009-10.
November 17, 2012
Mariners Steal a Victory in Wild Opener
Merchant Marine fans who tuned in to USMMA Sports Network’s inaugural live broadcast were treated to an electrifying finish.
November 16, 2012
USMMA Begins 2012-13 Campaign Tomorrow Against Berkeley
The Mariners tip off their season at 1:00 PM in Kings Point.
November 15, 2012
Mariners Ranked Fifth in Landmark Conference Preseason Poll
USMMA tips off their 2012-13 campaign this Saturday at home against Berkeley College (NY).
November 7, 2012
USMMA Sports Network Expands Coverage; Jacob Wilkins to Provide Basketball Play-by-Play
The USMMA Sports Network, which began broadcasting games this fall, will offer video and audio coverage for all men’s and women’s home basketball games in the 2012-13 season.
November 1, 2012
Basketball Gears Up For Double Header Tomorrow vs. Goucher
Both the men's and women's basketball team square-off with Goucher College tomorrow inside O'Hara Hall.
February 18, 2012
Late Run Sinks Mariners
USMMA closes out its season with a 74-61 loss at Drew
February 13, 2012
USMMA Squanders Early Lead, Comes Back to Beat USCGA 64-60
Mariners defeat Coast Guard, Honor Senior Captain Alicen Heinrich
February 11, 2012
Mariners Downed by Moravian 77-56
February 10, 2012
Mariners Can’t Tough It Out Against Scranton
February 9, 2012
Mariners Invite Fans to “Think Pink” This Weekend
USMMA Women's Basketball to take part in "Think Pink" Breast Cancer Awareness campaign this weekend.
February 6, 2012
Mariners Roll in an 81-33 Rout of New Rochelle
February 4, 2012
Mariners Fall to Catholic 67-39
USMMA can’t complete a weekend road sweep of Landmark opponents
February 3, 2012
Mariners Squeak by Goucher, Earn Fourth Landmark Win
For the second time in three weeks Kings Point pulls out a close win against the Gophers
January 28, 2012
Mariners Hang Tough, Unable To Outlast Juniata
January 27, 2012
Streaking Mariners Win Third In A Row
January 24, 2012
Five Mariners in Double Figures, Win 2nd Straight
January 21, 2012
Van Der Wal Ties NCAA Free Throw Record In Double OT Thriller
Demi Van Der Wal goes 21 for 22 from the foul line to power the Mariners past Goucher
January 20, 2012
Mariners Fall Short Despite Valiant Effort
Mariners fight hard, but can't get it done against Catholic
January 8, 2012
Mariners Win First Landmark Conference Game of the Season
Tamara Kaileh finished with a double-double of 16 points and 10 rebounds
January 5, 2012
Mariners Come Up Short vs The Beacons
Roshenda Josephs finished with 12 points and 11 rebounds.
December 13, 2011
Mariner women's late rally falls short in 67-62 loss to St. Joseph's
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy’s late rally fell short as the Mariners suffered a 67-62 loss in a non-conference women’s basketball game at Liebertz Gymnasium on Tuesday night.
December 10, 2011
Mariners keep it close and interesting in loss to Rutgers-Camden, 69-62
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy had its best shooting game of the young season on Saturday, but that still wasn’t enough to overcome a tough Rutgers-Camden team in a non-conference women’s basketball game.
December 10, 2011
Mariner women drop a tough one to Rutgers-Camden
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women came close to surprising Rutgers-Camden, but lost the non-conference basketball game, 69-62, to the Lady Raptors at Liebertz Gymnasium on Saturday.
December 7, 2011
Mariner women win 1st of the season over CCNY, 56-40
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women broke open a close game by going on a 20-5 tear in the first half as they went onto record their first win of the season, a 56-40 non-league victory over the City College of New York on Wednesday night.
December 6, 2011
Mariners athletes take the Polar Plunge in Staten Island
U.S. Merchant Marine Academy student-athletes took part in the Polar Plunge on Sunday to raise money and awareness for the Special Olympics.
December 3, 2011
Mariners women drop Landmark opener to Drew
Junior guard Tamara Kaileh of Kings Park, N.Y. scored 14 points, but it wasn’t enough for the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy as the Mariners lost their Landmark Conference women’s opener to Drew University, 65-50, on Saturday night.
November 29, 2011
Mariners women lose to Purchase, 51-45
Demi VanDerWal came off the bench to score a team-high 15 points, but the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy could not overcome SUNY-Purchase, dropping a a 51-45 decision in a non-conference women's basketball game on Tuesday night.
November 16, 2011
Mariners women drop season opener to Berkeley, 49-44
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women threw just about everything they had at Berkeley College in their season-opening basketball game, but dropped a 49-44 decision at Liebertz Gymnasium on Wednesday night.
October 29, 2011
Women’s basketball ranked 8th in Landmark pre-season poll
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s team was ranked eighth in the pre-season poll of coaches and sports information directors in the Landmark Conference.
February 25, 2011
Rebecca Grimes Receives All-Landmark Second Team Accolades
MADISON, N.J. – On Friday morning, the Landmark Conference office issued its 2010-11 All-League women’s basketball squads and senior guard Rebecca Grimes (Fairfax, Va.) of the United States Merchant Marine Academy was named to the Second Team for her stellar season. This marks her second all-conference selection.
February 19, 2011
Women’s Basketball Loses to Drew University, 61-51
KINGS POINT, N.Y. – The United States Merchant Marine Academy women’s basketball team lost to Landmark Conference-opponent Drew University, 61-51 in a very close game at the Liebertz Gymnasium. With the win, the Rangers improved to 11-14 overall and 4-10 in the conference. Following the loss, the Mariners dropped to 7-18 and 0-14 in their season finale.
February 15, 2011
Women’s Basketball Wins Big Versus New Rochelle, 74-29
KINGS POINT, N.Y. – On Tuesday evening, all but one player on the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s basketball squad scored as the Mariners cruised past the College of New Rochelle, 74-29 at the Liebertz Gymnasium in Kings Point, N.Y. on “Think Pink” night. With the win in this penultimate game of the season, USMMA improved to 7-17 on the year. Following the loss, the Blue Angels dropped to 2-16 overall.
February 12, 2011
Grimes Eclipses 1,000 Pts. as Women’s Basketball Topped by CUA
WASHINGTON, D.C. – With her 10 points this afternoon, senior guard Rebecca Grimes (Fairfax, Va.) became the fourth player in Kings Point women’s basketball history to score 1,000 for her career as the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy dropped a Landmark Conference contest with Catholic University on Saturday afternoon, 66-49 at the DuFour Center in Washington, D.C.
February 11, 2011
Women’s Basketball Falls to Goucher; Grimes Needs 2 Pts for 1,000
TOWSON, Md. – On Friday evening, the United States Merchant Marine Academy women’s basketball squad dropped a Landmark Conference match-up against Goucher College, 56-44 at the Decker Sports and Recreation Center in Towson, Md. With the win, the Gophers improved to 3-18 overall and 3-9 in league play. Following the loss, the Mariners fell to 6-16 on the year and 0-12 in conference action.
Matt Dempsey Selected for Green Mountain College Athletic Hall of Fame
POULTNEY, Vt. – United States Merchant Marine Academy Head Women’s Basketball Coach Matt Dempsey has been elected to Green Mountain College’s Athletic Hall of Fame after his stellar 13-year coaching career guiding the Eagles.
USMMA Women's Basketball Coaches: Chillin 4 Charity
USMMA Women's Basketball coaches Matt Dempsey and Alexa Shields take on the "Chillin 4 Charity" challenge!