On Tuesday, the Skyline Conference announced that a total of 73 student-athletes have been selected to the Skyline All-Sportsmanship Teams for the Fall 2016 seasons. The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy had four student-athletes – one from each fall team that participates in the Skyline Conference – honored on the list.
The USMMA women’s cross country team ended the 2016 season at the NCAA Atlantic Regional Meet, hosted by Rowan University, on Saturday. The Mariners placed 30th out of 43 teams that competed at the event.
The USMMA women’s cross country team came in fourth place out of 12 teams at the 2016 Skyline Conference Championship Meet on Saturday, held at the Broadway Avenue Park out in Suffolk County. The Mariners scored 94 points at the event.
The USMMA women’s cross country team finished in ninth place on Saturday at the 2016 ECAC Championship Meet, held at the Hudson Valley Sports Dome up in Ulster County. The Mariners finished with a score of 214 points on the day.
On Wednesday, the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) announced its weekly award winners for women’s cross country and USMMA freshman Briana Broccoli (Herndon, Va.) was tabbed as the Division III Metro Rookie of the Week. The honor comes after her performance in the 2016 Skyline Conference Championship Meet this past Sunday, Oct. 30.
Earlier this week, the Landmark Conference announced the All-Decade Team for men’s cross country and former U.S. Merchant Marine Academy great Keith Wagner ’09 was selected by the current conference coaches as a part of the team.
The USMMA women’s cross country team participated in the Ninth Annual MSMC Knight Invitational on Saturday, hosted by Mount St. Mary College up in Orange County, N.Y. The Mariners came in sixth place at the event out of 21 teams that scored. Merchant Marine notched 199 points in the meet.
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.
The USMMA women’s cross country team came in ninth place out of a field of 19 teams at the Bard Raptors Invitational on Saturday up in Dutchess County. The Mariners scored 217 points with their top five finishes. Albany College won the meet with a score of 61 points.
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.
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.
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.
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 junior Mary Catherine Zehnder (Carle Place, N.Y.) was selected to the team.
On Saturday, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s cross country team hosted the 2015 Landmark Conference Championship Meet at Sunken Meadow State Park out in Suffolk County, Long Island. The Mariners came in eighth place on the day with a final score of 223 points.
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.
On Saturday, the USMMA women’s cross country team had a hand in hosting the USMMA/St. Joseph’s (L.I.) Invite at Sunken Meadow State Park in Kings Park, Suffolk County, N.Y. The Mariners finished in eighth place out of the 18 teams competing with a score of 188.
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.
The USMMA women’s cross country team competed in the Bill Fritz/Charlie Way Invitational, hosted by Rowan University, on Saturday afternoon down in Southern New Jersey. The Mariners came in seventh place out of the 10 teams competing with 191 points.
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.
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.
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.
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s cross country team traveled to Upstate New York on Saturday with a squad of five freshmen, including two who ran their first race of the season, to take part in the NCAA Atlantic Regionals, hosted by Rochester University at Genesee Valley Park. The Mariners placed 38th out of 40 teams at the event.