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
Zehnder Named To Landmark All-Sportsmanship Team For WXC
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.
November 7, 2015
Zehnder Leads Women’s Cross Country Team At ECAC Championship Meet
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s cross country team sent three runners up to compete at the 2015 ECAC Division III Championship Meet, hosted by Williams College on Saturday.
October 31, 2015
Women’s XC Places Eighth As Hosts Of Landmark Championships Saturday
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.
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
Women’s Cross Country Finishes Eighth At USMMA/St. Joseph’s Invite
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.
October 10, 2015
Women’s Cross Country Competes At James Early Invite Up In Massachusetts Saturday
The USMMA women’s cross country team took part in the James Early Invitational on Saturday, hosted by Westfield State. The Mariners came in 28th place 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 19, 2015
Women’s Cross Country Finishes Seventh At Bill Fritz/Charlie Way Invite In Jersey
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.
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
Women’s XC Ends Year At NCAA Atlantic Regionals Saturday
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.
November 8, 2014
Zehnder Runs Season-Best Time In 6K Race At ECAC Championships
On Saturday, USMMA women’s cross country sophomore Mary Catherine Zehnder competed in the ECAC Championship Meet, hosted by Westfield State College in Massachusetts.
November 1, 2014
Zehnder And Pederson Run PRs At Landmark Championship Meet
Sophomore Mary Catherine Zehnder and freshman Cassandra Pederson both ran personal bests in the 5K race at the Landmark Championship Meet on Saturday.
October 18, 2014
Kilbert Paces Women For 9th Place Team Finish
Kaylee Kilbert (Canfield, OH) finished 28th out of 230 runners this past weekend at the 15th Annual St.Joseph’s College Cross Country Invitational.
October 11, 2014
Top 10 Finish For Zehnder at Goucher Cross Country Classic
September 28, 2014
Two Top Ten Finishes For Women At CSI Invite
The women’s cross country team competed this past week at the College of Staten Island Invite.
September 7, 2014
Mary Catherine Zehnder Paces Women's Cross Country at Fordham Fiasco
The women’s cross country program placed 9th out of 11th this week at the Fordham Fiasco Cross Country Invitational at Van Courtlandt Park in the Bronx.
August 30, 2014
Women's Cross Country Team Finishes Second!
The Kings Point Women’s Cross Country team kicked off their 2014 campaign with a second place finish in the non-D1 section of the Monmouth Invitational.
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 2, 2013
USMMA Places Seventh at Landmark Women’s Cross Country Championships
Anya Hovanic (Ramstein, Germany) was Merchant Marine’s top finisher at the 2013 Landmark Conference Championships as the Mariners finished seventh as a team.
September 14, 2013
Mariners Finish Fourth at LIU Post Invitational
The USMMA women’s cross country team placed fourth out of 12 teams Saturday morning at the LIU Post Invitational.
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
USMMA Women’s XC Runs Strong at Fordham Fiasco
The Merchant Marine women’s cross country team placed sixth out of 11 teams to start its 2013 season this weekend at the Fordham Fiasco this weekend.
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.
November 11, 2012
Holubek Shines at NCAA Regionals
In her final collegiate race, Senior Gretchen Holoubek ran the fastest 6K by any female Mariner since 2004.
November 5, 2012
USMMA Runs Hard at ECAC Championships
Despite being shorthanded, the women’s cross country team improved three places from last year’s ECACs.
October 28, 2012
Holoubek Leads the Way for the Mariners at Landmark Championships
Finishing seventh, the Mariners improved their overall score from the 2011 Championships by eight points.
October 24, 2012
XC Landmark Conference Championship Preview
October 8, 2012
USMMA Shatters Personal Marks
Holubek, Kinter, and Coulter all set new highs; placing fifth overall as a team.
September 29, 2012
More Improvement at the Paul Short Invitational
Senior Gretchen Holoubek leads the Mariners placing 56th out of 281 runners.
September 15, 2012
Mariners Continue to Roll
USMMA finishes 12th out of 22 teams at LIU Post
September 9, 2012
Merchant Marine Races to Victory for Purchase College Sweep
The Mariners edged out CIA to win Puchase College Invitational via tiebreaker
August 31, 2012
USMMA Takes Third at West Point
USMMA’s women’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 Chosen Fifth in Preseason Polls, Women Picked Seventh
USMMA focussed on ascending in the Landmark Conference.
November 14, 2011
Third time’s a charm for Mariner’s women’s athlete of the week Rattan
The third time certainly was a charm for U.S. Merchant Marine Academy senior Lauren Rattan. For the third time this fall, the women’s cross country runner was named the Mariners’ women’s athlete of the week on Monday
November 12, 2011
Rattan leads the way for the women at NCAA regionals
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women's cross country team concluded its season at the NCAA Atlantic Region Championships on Saturday.
November 5, 2011
Weekend preview: Cross country teams compete at ECAC championships
As the fall sports season winds down, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s and women’s cross country teams find themselves with yet another challenge and test – the ECAC Championships at Greylock High School in Williamston, Mass. on Saturday.
November 5, 2011
ECAC cross country championships a learning experience for Mariners women
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women completed its penultimate race of the season on a beautiful course in the Berkshire mountains contesting the Eastern College Athletic women's cross country championships at Greylock Mountain on Saturday.
November 1, 2011
Rattan overcomes distractions, untied shoe as Mariners women's athlete of week
Senior Lauren Rattan, who led all U.S. Merchant Marine runners at the Landmark Conference women’s cross country championships, was named the Mariners women’s athlete of the week.
October 29, 2011
Women’s cross country aims to join the Landmark party on Saturday
In cross country, every step, small and big counts. When he took over as U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s head cross country coach last year, Tom Lott had but four healthy runners.
October 29, 2011
Mariners women run strong in snow storm
U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women's cross country coach Greg Lott called his team performance in the wind, snow and cold at the Landmark Conference Championships "a good step in the right direction."
October 22, 2011
Women’s cross country: Tuned up and ready for the conference championships
Despite running without four key contributors, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s cross country team took sixth place at the St. Joseph’s Invitational at Sunken Meadow State Park on Saturday.
October 5, 2011
Cross country's Rattan women's athlete of the week
Senior Lauren Rattan, who was the top Kings Point finisher at the Paul Short Invitational at Lehigh University, was named the Mariners’ women athlete of the week.
September 30, 2011
USMMA competes against nation's best at Paul Short Invitational
The Kings Point women’s cross country team turned some heads and learned about itself as it competed against the nation’s best at the Paul Short Invitational at Lehigh University on Friday.
September 17, 2011
Women 'Post' a big win at cross country invitational
A week after taking second place at the Purchase Invitational, the Kings Point women did themselves one better on Saturday. They finished first among Division III schools and community colleges at the C.W. Post Cross Country Invitational.
September 10, 2011
Kings Point women take 2nd at Purchase invitational
The ladies of the Merchant Marine Cross Country program concluded one of the team's best performances of recent times by finishing second overall at the fourth annual Purchase College Invitational on Saturday.
September 6, 2011
Freshmen women off to good start at cross-country opener at West Point
After watching his first-year runners compete at the West Point Open, Kings Point women’s cross country coach Gregory Lott walked away quite enthusiastic about the season.
November 14, 2010
Women’s Cross Country Runs at NCAA Regional Qualifying Meet
ONEONTA, N.Y. – On Saturday, the United States Merchant Marine Academy women’s cross country team competed in the NCAA Regional Qualifying Meet in Oneonta, N.Y. and finished 32nd out of 40 teams.
November 8, 2010
Women’s Cross Country Finishes Strong at ECAC Championships
COLT STATE PARK, R.I. - On Saturday, the United States Merchant Marine Academy women’s cross country team competed in the ECAC Championships in Colt State Park, R.I. As a team, the Mariners finished 26th out of 39 schools. Four of the six Mariners participating ran personal bests.
November 1, 2010
Women’s XC Records 7th-Place Finish at Landmark Championships
BALTIMORE, Md. – On Saturday, the United States Merchant Marine Academy women’s cross country team finished seventh overall at the Landmark Conference Championships hosted by Goucher College in Baltimore, Md.
October 17, 2010
Women’s Cross Country Places Ninth at CTC Championships
SEWELL, N.J. – On Saturday, the United States Merchant Marine Academy women’s cross country team finished 10th at the CTC Championships at Cherokee High School in Sewell, N.J. The meet was hosted by Rowan University.
October 12, 2010
Women’s XC Finishes 7th at Goucher Cross Country Classic
BALTIMORE, Md. – On Saturday, the United States Merchant Marine Academy women’s cross country team competed at the Goucher Cross Country Classic in Baltimore, Md. The Mariners finished seventh overall out of 10 teams as they geared up for the home-stretch of their 2010 season.