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.
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.
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.
May 7, 2016
Women’s Track & Field Ends Season at Landmark Championship Meet
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s track & field team competed in the Landmark Conference Outdoor Championship Meet this weekend, hosted by Juniata College. It was the squad’s final even of the 2016 season.
April 30, 2016
Women’s Track & Field Competes In TCNJ Lions’ Invitational Saturday
The USMMA women’s track & field team competed in the Lions’ Invitational on Saturday, hosted by The College of New Jersey.
April 23, 2016
Women’s Track & Field Results From ESU’s All-American Invite Available
The USMMA women’s track & field team took part in the ESU All-American Invite on Saturday, hosted at Eiler-Martin Stadium on the campus of East Stroudsburg University.
April 17, 2016
Mariners Record Two Top-15 Finishes While Hosting Coach O Invite Sunday
The USMMA women’s track & field team hosted the Coach Omeltchenko Invitational Meet on Sunday at Brooks Stadium. The Mariners had two top-15 finishes at the event during the beautiful spring day.
April 2, 2016
Miller Leads Women’s T&F At CGA Spring Invite Saturday
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s track & field team competed in the CGA Spring Invitational, hosted by Coast Guard, on Saturday and had three top-10 finishes to place in 12th in the full field of teams with nine points.
March 26, 2016
Women’s Track & Field Competes At Monmouth Season Opener Saturday
The USMMA women’s track & field team took part in the Monmouth 21st Annual Monmouth Season Opener along with a primarily Division I field of opponents in New Jersey on Saturday.
February 27, 2016
Miller Sets New 400 Meter Academy Record At Landmark Championships
The USMMA women’s track & field team came in seventh place at the 2016 Landmark Conference Championship Meet, hosted by Susquehanna University on Saturday in Pennsylvania. Sophomore Alex Miller (Stevensville, Mich.) broke the Academy record in the 400 meter run with a time of 1:03.44.
February 13, 2016
Miller & Ramirez Represent Mariners At Monmouth Collegiate Open Saturday
The USMMA women’s track & field team was represented by sophomore Alex Miller (Stevensville, Mich.) and freshman Kelsey Ramirez (Stevensville, Mich.) on Saturday down at the Monmouth Collegiate Open.
February 12, 2016
Women’s Track & Field Participate In Lions Invitational Friday Night
The USMMA women’s track & field team took part in the Lions Invite on Friday night, hosted by Molloy College at St. Anthony’s High School. A total of nine Mariners competed in the event, which was not scored.
February 6, 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.
January 30, 2016
Ramirez Leads Mariners At John Covert Classic In Pennsylvania
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s track & field team sent 10 competitors over to the John Covert Classic, hosted by Lehigh University, on Saturday. The Mariners were led by freshman Kelsey Ramirez (Stevensville, Mich.), who had the squad’s top finish with a fourth-place showing in the 1000 meter run in 3:23.53.
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.
January 16, 2016
Women’s Track & Field Places Fifth At CGA Winter Invite
The USMMA women’s track & field team competed at Coast Guard’s CGA Winter Invite on Saturday and the Mariners ended the event in fifth place. A total of 10 girls compete for Merchant Marine at the event, and freshman Kelsey Ramirez (Stevensville, Mich.) recorded the squad’s top finish with a fourth-place showing in the 600-meter run with a time of 1:51.95.
January 9, 2016
Mariner Women Compete Strongly At Rutgers Invitational Among Many D1 Opponents
On Saturday, the USMMA women’s track & field team competed in its first event of the New Year, the Rutgers Invitational, hosted by Division I Rutgers University. Five Mariners took part in the event, with the 4x800 meter relay team finishing a team-best fourth place.
December 6, 2015
Women’s T&F Opens Season This Past Weekend At Two Events
This past weekend, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s track & field team began the indoor season at two events, Saturday at the Crowell Open, hosted by Army West Point, and Sunday in New Jersey at the Knight Indoor Classic, hosted by FDU.
June 1, 2015
Six Mariners Selected To Landmark Conference Spring All-Sportsmanship Teams
Back in May, the Landmark Conference announced the league’s spring season All-Sportsmanship Teams and USMMA had six student-athletes selected to the squads for their displays of sportsmanship throughout the season. The All-Sportsmanship Team includes one student-athlete from each institution for each sport and is selected by the players and coaches from their respective team.
May 3, 2015
Women’s Track & Field Wraps Up Action At Landmark Outdoor Championships Sunday
On Sunday, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s track & field team competed in the second and final day of the Landmark Conference Outdoor Championships, hosted by Susquehanna University. The Mariners placed seventh overall in the event.
May 2, 2015
Miller Sets New Academy Outdoor 400-Meter Mark On First Day Of Landmark Championships
Freshman Alex Miller (Stevensville, Mich.) set a new USMMA women’s record in the 400-meter dash with a time of 1:01.33 in the preliminaries during day one of the Landmark Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships on Saturday, hosted by Susquehanna University.
April 26, 2015
Miller’s First-Place Finish In 200-Meter Run Highlights Mariners Day At Last Chance Invite
On Sunday, the USMMA women’s track & field team took part in the Last Chance Invitational, hosted by St. Joseph’s College of Long Island out in Suffolk County. The Mariners saw four of their five entries finish in the top five at the event.
April 19, 2015
Women’s Track & Field Hosts Coach Omeltchenko Invitational Sunday On Senior Day
On Sunday, the USMMA women’s track & field team hosted the 2015 Coach O Invite. Before the event started, the squad paid tribute to its lone graduating senior, Sara Ellenberger (Phoenix, Ariz.) with a Senior Day ceremony.
April 12, 2015
Ellenberger’s First-Place Showing In Discus Highlights Mariners Day At Eight-Way Meet
The USMMA women’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.
April 11, 2015
2015 Moravian Coach P Invitational Women’s Results
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s track & field team competed in the 2015 Coach P Invitational on Saturday, hosted by Moravian College.
April 4, 2015
Women’s Track & Field Opens Outdoor Season At Osprey Open Saturday
On Saturday, the USMMA women’s track & field team finally opened the outdoor portion of its season after two straight meets that were cancelled due to weather. The Mariners competed at the Osprey Open down at Richard Stockton College.
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 28, 2015
Women’s Track & Field Competes At Landmark Championships Saturday
On Saturday, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s track & field team competed in the Landmark Championship Meet, hosted by Susquehanna University at the Garrett Field House. Moravian, the only team that has won the women’s indoor title in the history of the Landmark Conference, earned its eighth-straight conference championship.
February 14, 2015
Miller Breaks Her Own 200m Record At Monmouth Winter Collegiate Invitational
For the second time this season, USMMA freshman Alex Miller (Stevensville, Mich.) set a new Academy record in the 200-meter run. On Saturday at the Monmouth Invitational, Miller ran a 28.31 in the event, to eclipse her mark of 28.44 that she set last month at the Wesleyan Invite.
February 7, 2015
Miller Leads Women’s Track & Field At ESU’s DeSchriver Invitational
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s track & field team took part in the 16th Annual DeSchriver Invitational on Saturday, hosted by East Stroudsburg University.
January 31, 2015
Mariner Women Place Three In The Top-Five At Wesleyan Invite Saturday
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s track & field team took part in the second day of the Wesleyan Indoor Invitational on Saturday at the Cardinals' Bacon Field House. The Mariners had three runners place in the top-five in their respective events and one other top-10 finish.
January 24, 2015
Again Miller Breaks A School Record, This Time In The 200-Meter Dash At Wesleyan Invite
The USMMA women’s track & field team competed at the Wesleyan Indoor Invitational I this past Saturday. At the Invite, freshman Alex Miller (Stevensville, Mich.) set yet another program record, this in the 200-meter dash with a time of 28.44.
January 17, 2015
Miller Sets A New School Record In 400-Meter Dash At St. Joseph’s Winter Invite Saturday
On Saturday, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s track & field team participated in the St. Joseph’s-L.I. Winter Invite at St. Anthony’s High School. The Mariners had a school record fall by tenths of a second at the event, as freshman Alex Miller (Stevensville, Mich.) crossed the finish line in 1:04.38 in the 400-meter run. She passed former Mariner Lauren Rattan’s mark of 1:40.50, which was set in 2011.
January 16, 2015
Track & Field To Compete At St. Joseph’s Invite On Long Island Saturday
The USMMA men's and women's track & field teams will be in South Huntington, Suffolk County, Long Island on Saturday taking part in the St. Joseph’s Invitational. First race is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. at the indoor track facility of St. Anthony’s High School.
January 3, 2015
Two Mariners Compete At UMES’ Coach O Invite This Past Saturday
The USMMA women’s track team sent two runners down to Maryland this past Saturday to compete in the Coach O Invitational, hosted by the University of Maryland-Eastern Shore.
December 6, 2014
Miller’s 500-Meter Dash Sets New School Record At Army’s Crowell Open
The USMMA women's indoor track & field team opened the 2014-15 season on Saturday at the Crowell Open, hosted by Army. Freshman Alex Miller (Stevensville, Mich.) highlighted the day for the Mariners by setting a new school record in the 500-meter dash.
November 14, 2014
Mariners’ 2014-15 Women’s Track & Field Schedule Announced
U.S. Merchant Marine Academy head women’s track & field coach David Lawrence Jr. released the upcoming indoor season schedule.
May 4, 2014
Men’s Track & Field Finishes Fourth at Landmark Championships; Women Take Sixth
Mary Zehnder (Carle Place, NY) earned USMMA’s points on the women’s side with a sixth-place outing in the 5,000-meter run, clocking in at 2:34.49 to win her heat.
April 19, 2014
Mariners Host Coach Omeltchenko Invitational
Eilzabeth Simmons (Pekin, IL) placed third in the javelin with a mark of 24.21 meters.
April 12, 2014
Mariners Continue Season at TCNJ Invitational; Dooley Wins 3000 Meter Steeplechase
Mary Zehnder (Carle Place, NY) recorded the top finish on the women’s side, taking 11th in the 1500 meters by crossing the tap in 5:16.66.
April 5, 2014
Women's Track & Field Runs at Osprey Open; Ciufia Finishes Fourth in 100 Meter Hurdles
The USMMA track & field teams competed at the Osprey Open over the weekend, bringing a full team to an outdoor meet for the first time this season.
March 30, 2014
Weather Limits USMMA Track & Field at Golden Eagle Invitational
The USMMA men's and women's track & field teams were scheduled to compete this weekend at the Golden Eagle Invitational but inclement weather limited action for all teams and cancelled day two of the event altogethe
March 22, 2014
USMMA Opens Season at Wagner Invite
The Merchant Marine Outdoor Track & Field season officially opened over the weekend with both the men's and women's squad sending one thrower to the Wagner Invitational.
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 1, 2014
Women's Indoor Track & Field Places Sixth at Landmark Championships
The USMMA women's indoor track & field team placed sixth Saturday afternoon at the Landmark Conference Championships.
February 14, 2014
USMMA Takes Part in Molloy College Invite; Washington Ties Academy Record
Tyler Washington (Chatham, NY) tied the all-time USMMA triple jump record and qualified for the 2014 ECAC Championships with a mark of 13.74 meters.
February 1, 2014
USMMA Performs Well at Albright Invitational
Daniel Wolfer (Hebron, KY) took first-place in the 3000 meter and the 1-mile over the weekend at the Albright Invitational.
December 8, 2013
Mariners Start Season at Crowell Open
The United States Merchant Marine Academy women's track and field team put on a solid performance to open their indoor season at the Crowell Invitational in West Point, NY.
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.
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.
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.
May 20, 2013
USMMA’s 4x800m Relay Sets New Academy Record, Topping Coast Guard at ECAC Championships
The Mariner 4x800m relay team of Newkirk, Baxter, Walsh, & Sanchez, set a new USMMA record at ECAC Championships with a time of 7:55.2.
May 6, 2013
Merchant Marine Shines at Vassar Twilight Meet in Search of ECAC Qualifiers
Gretchen Holoubek (5000m), Jessica Tyack (Triple Jump), and Kenneth Pressey (High Jump) all qualified for ECAC Championships as they each achieved new personal bests.
April 30, 2013
Merchant Marine Nearly Triples Point Total at Landmark Championships
USMMA’s 52 points capped the best Landmark Conference Championship finish in program history.
April 22, 2013
Mariners Perform Well at Greyhound Invitational
Holoubek runs fastest 1500m in the Landmark Conference this season.
April 15, 2013
A Trio of Seniors Lead the Way for Merchant Marine
Mulligan, Holoubek, and Tyack all had a stellar day at the New Jersey Invitational.
April 9, 2013
Tapper Raises Over $13,000 For St. Baldrick's Foundation - #D3Week
Last month USMMA junior Chelsea Tapper (Brooklyn, NY) planned, promoted, and ran a successful fundraiser that generated over $13,000 for the St. Baldrick's foundation in support of finding a cure for childhood cancer.
April 8, 2013
USMMA Fares Well at the Muhlenberg Invitational
The 4x100m relay team of Danhoff, Tyack, Perkins, and Stanislaw re-broke their academy record by .03 seconds.
April 1, 2013
Women’s Track & Field Breaks a Trio of Academy Records
Tara Mulligan (HT), the 4x100m relay, and the 4x400m relay all set new academy highs, while Mulligan also achieved her first-ever ECAC qualifying mark.
February 27, 2013
Three Mariners Named to All-Landmark Team
Tara Mulligan (First Team), Jessica Tyack (Second Team), and Gretchen Holoubek (Second Team) received All-Conference honors for their performances at Landmark Championships.
February 24, 2013
Mariners More than Double Highest Point Total in Academy History
The fifth place finish by USMMA women's track and marks their highest as members of the Landmark Conference.
February 16, 2013
Tyack Tears it Up
Jessica Tyack sets five new academy records in five different events.
February 10, 2013
Merchant Marine Continues to Break Records
Gretchen Holoubek set the USMMA 5K record with a lifetime best mark of 19:04.50.
February 3, 2013
Holoubek Qualifies for ECACs
Gretchen Holoubek becomes the first female Mariner to Qualify for ECACs since 2005
January 21, 2013
Two Academy Records Topped
Gretchen Holoubek and Jessica Tyack both grabbed a top spot in the Merchant Marine record books this past weekend at the Wesleyan Invitational.
January 14, 2013
A Pair of USMMA Runners Named Track Performers of the Week
Senior Gretchen Holoubek and freshman Dylan Tack tabbed Landmark Conference track athletes of the week.
January 13, 2013
USMMA Adds another Landmark Conference Leader
Gretchen Holoubek nabs the top Landmark Conference spot this season in the one mile run.
January 6, 2013
Mariners Start Strong at Crowell Invitational
Merchant Marine works their way onto the Landmark Conference leaderboards to open the year.
November 30, 2012
USMMA Picked Sixth in Preseason Poll
The Mariners open their track & field season Jan. 5, at the Crowell Invitational in West Point, NY.
May 8, 2012
Mulligan Sets a New Academy High
April 23, 2012
New Personal Bests Set at Moravian Invitational
April 16, 2012
Mariners Continue to Dominate
April 7, 2012
Mariners Excel at Muhlenburg, Another Record Shattered
April 3, 2012
Mulligan Does It.. AGAIN
February 27, 2012
Four More Academy Records in the Books
February 18, 2012
Tuned Up and Ready
February 13, 2012
And the Records Just Keep on Coming
February 7, 2012
More For The Record Books
January 14, 2012
Three More Academy Records fall at Coast Guard
Renee Hogan sets a personal best 3K time of 12:49:35
January 6, 2012
Women Start the Season with a Strong Showing
Lauren Rattan leading the pack
September 21, 2011
De Jesus named men's and women's assistant track and field coach
Olympic hopeful Wilfredo de Jesus has joined the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy as a fulltime track and field coach.
May 1, 2011
Women’s Track & Field Sees Addition Records Continue to Fall at Landmark Conference Outdoor Championships
HUNTINGDON, Pa. – This weekend, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s outdoor track and field team traveled to Juniata College in Huntingdon, Pa. to compete in the 2011 Landmark Conference Championships. While the Mariners finished sixth overall, their improvements from a year ago were apparent with great performances around.
April 4, 2011
Rattan Leads Way for Women's Track & Field at Coast Guard
NEW LONDON, Conn. – On Saturday, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s outdoor track and field squad competed at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy Invite in New London, Conn. As a team, Kings Point placed 12th.
March 28, 2011
Women’s Track & Field Find Outdoor Season Success at West Point
WEST POINT, N.Y. – The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s track and field team began their 2011 outdoor season with a strong showing in the non-scoring event at West Point. Kings Point had not only the conditions, but the changeover from the sea year with which to contend with.
February 27, 2011
Women’s Track & Field: 3 More Academy Records Fall at Landmarks
SELINSGROVE, Pa. – On Saturday, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s track and field team closed out its indoor season with a sixth-place finish at the 2011 Landmark Conference Championships at Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove, Pa. The Mariners showed significant improvement from a season ago as they increased their point output from just a single point last year to 11 this season.
February 22, 2011
Women’s Track/Field Has 2 Academy Records Fall at DuCharme Relays
CARLISLE, Pa. – On Saturday, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s indoor track and field team competed in the DuCharme Relays at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pa. Keeping up with this season’s impressive meets, the Mariners broke another pair of Academy records at Dickinson this weekend.
February 15, 2011
Women’s Track & Field Breaks 3 Academy Records at Susquehanna
SELINSGROVE, Pa. – On Sunday, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s indoor track and field team competed at the Susquehanna University Indoor Invitational in Selinsgrove, Pa. The highlight on the women’s side was sophomore Tara Mulligan (Monroe, N.Y.) as she led the way with an Academy record and personal best distance in the weight throw. She placed seventh overall with a mark of 11.26 meters.