• Vitelli Named NEWMAC Co-Special Teams Athlete Of The Week
    November 18, 2019
    On Monday, the NEWMAC Conference announced the weekly award winners for the final week of the football season and USMMA senior Joe Vitelli (Warrington, Pa.) was selected as the Co-Special Teams Athlete of the Week for his efforts in the Mariners’ 56-41 road victory in the Secretaries’ Cup game up at arch-rival Coast Guard on Saturday.
  • Mariners Drop Consolation Game To Washington And Lee, 65-53
    November 17, 2019
    The USMMA men’s basketball team lost a neutral-site game to Washington and Lee on Sunday in the consolation game of the Hyatt Place Tipoff Tournament hosted by Mary Washington down in Virginia. In defeat, the Mariners fall to 1-2, while the Generals improve to 2-1.
  • Mariners Take Back Secretaries’ Cup With 56-41 Victory At Coast Guard
    November 16, 2019
    The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy football team finished the 2019 season off on a high note with a big 56-41 road victory over arch-rival Coast Guard to reclaim the Secretaries' Cup on Saturday afternoon at the Bears' Cadet Memorial Field. With the victory, the Mariners finish the year 6-3 (5-2 NEWMAC), while the Bears end the season 5-5 (2-5 NEWMAC).
  • Men’s Basketball Opens Hyatt Place Tipoff Tourney With Loss At Mary Washington
    November 17, 2019
    The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s basketball team was defeated by Hyatt Place Tipoff Tournament host Mary Washington on Saturday night, 65-42, on the first day of the tourney at the Eagles’ Anderson Center. The loss drops the Mariners’ record to 1-1, while UMW improves to 3-0 with the win.
  • Men's Cross Country Ends Season At NCAA Atlantic Regional Meet
    November 16, 2019
    The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s cross country team came in 21st place out of 42 teams at the NCAA Atlantic Regional Meet on Saturday hosted by St. Lawrence University on the Saints’ 8K Campus Course in Upstate New York.
  • Women's Cross Country Wraps Up The Year At NCAA Atlantic Regional Meet
    November 16, 2019
    The USMMA women’s cross country team placed 23rd out of 38 teams at the NCAA Atlantic Regional Meet on Saturday hosted by St. Lawrence University on the Saints’ 6K Campus Course in Upstate New York.
  • Vitelli Garners CoSIDA 2019 Academic All-District Team Honors For Second-Straight Season
    November 14, 2019
    The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced the 2019 Academic All-District Teams for NCAA Division III Football on Thursday and, for the second-straight year, USMMA senior return specialist Joe Vitelli (Warrington, Pa.) was selected to the CoSIDA District 3 (New York) First Team. This accolade recognizes the best-of-the-best on the field, who are also the best-of-the-best in the classroom.
  • AVCA Names Smith Northeast Region Freshman Of The Year
    November 14, 2019
    The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced the All-Region Teams and post season award winners for Division III on Thursday and U.S. Merchant Marine Academy freshman outside hitter Paige Smith (Virginia Beach, Va.) was selected as the Northeast Region Freshman of the Year.
  • Toop To Be Honored By New York Blood Center For Fifth-Straight Year
    November 14, 2019
    For the fifth-consecutive year, USMMA Head Football Coach Mike Toop ’77 will be honored by the New York Blood Center (NYBC) for his continued blood platelet, plasma and white blood cell donations.
  • Women’s Hoops Powers Past CCNY In Season-Opener Wednesday Night
    November 13, 2019
    The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s basketball team won its home- and season-opener on Wednesday night over City College of New York, 67-36, at the Liebertz Gymnasium. The Mariners (1-0) led wire-to-wire against the Beavers (0-1), as the hosts led by 10 after one quarter and doubled that lead to 20, 38-18, at halftime. The second half saw much of the same, as USMMA outscored CCNY, 29-18, to cruise to the victory.
  • Six Mariners Earn NEWMAC Football All-Academic Honors
    November 13, 2019
    The NEWMAC Conference announced its Football All-Academic Team on Wednesday and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy had a total of six student-athletes earn spots on the team. In total, an impressive 110 student-athletes from the eight NEWMAC football programs were honored this year.
  • Mariners Open Season With 56-45 Home Win Over Hunter On Tuesday
    November 12, 2019
    The USMMA men’s basketball team pulled away in the second half to top visiting non-conference opponent Hunter College, 56-45, on Tuesday night inside a packed Liebertz Gymnasium. 
  • Brady Selected As NEWMAC Defensive Athlete Of The Week
    November 12, 2019
    The NEWMAC Conference announced the weekly award winners for football on Tuesday morning and USMMA sophomore linebacker Ethan Brady () was chosen by the league as its Defensive Athlete of the Week after his performance in the Mariners’ 47-10 home win over Catholic this past Saturday.
  • Milner Repeats As Skyline Defensive Player Of The Year To Headline Mariners’ Six All-Conference Honorees
    November 12, 2019
    For the second-straight year, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy senior goalkeeper Matthew Milner (Mount Airy, Md.) was selected as the Skyline Conference Defensive Player of the Year, the league announced when it released the year-end award winners and All-Conference Teams on Monday.
  • Smith Named Skyline Rookie Of The Year; Three Mariners Earn All-Skyline And One Lands On All-Sportsmanship Team
    November 12, 2019
    The Skyline Conference announced the postseason awards and All-Skyline Teams for women’s volleyball on Monday and USMMA had a total of four student-athletes honored. Freshman Paige Smith (Virginia Beach, Va.) was chosen by the conference head coaches as the Skyline Rookie of the Year and earned a spot on the All-Skyline First Team along with senior Kyleigh Kappas (Parker, Colo.). Sophomore Taylor Gilbertson (Phoenix, Ariz.) was selected to the All-Skyline Second Team and senior Nicole Ibinson (Fredericksburg, Va.) was chosen as the Mariners’ representative on the All-Sportsmanship Team.
  • Volleyball Falls In Skyline Finals To Top-Seeded Manhattanville, 3-2
    November 09, 2019
    The #2-seed USMMA women’s volleyball team suffered a heartbreaking five-set loss to top-seeded Manhattanville on Saturday night in the Skyline Championship Finals in a packed and loud Kennedy Gymnasium. In defeat, the Mariners end the season with a 20-7 record, while the Valiants improve to 24-5 and earn the Skyline’s automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.
  • Mariners Cruise Past Catholic, 47-10, On Senior Day
    November 09, 2019
    The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy football team scored on each of its possessions in the first half en route to a 47-10 home NEWMAC victory over Catholic on Senior Day Saturday at Brooks Stadium. With the win, the Mariners improve to 5-3 overall (4-2 NEWMAC) and clinch a winning regular season, while the Cardinals fall to 1-8 (1-5 NEWMAC) in defeat.
  • Full Men’s Basketball Schedule Announced; Mariners Picked To Finish Fifth In Skyline North Division
    November 08, 2019
    The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s basketball season begins tonight with an exhibition at Army West Point before the regular season opens next Tuesday, Nov. 12, with a home game against Hunter College. That is the first of 25 total games the Mariners will play throughout the 2019-20 campaign.
  • Mariners Advance To Skyline Finals After Outlasting Mount St. Vincent In A Five-Set Thriller
    November 07, 2019
    The #2-seed U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s volleyball team flipped the script from last year and defeated #3-seed Mount St. Vincent in an exciting five-set match in the Skyline Semifinals on Thursday night inside the Liebertz Gymnasium. This is the third-straight year that the Mariners played the Dolphins to a five-set marathon at home in the Skyline Championships, as USMMA won in the finals in 2017 and lost in the semis last season.
  • Women’s Basketball Picked To Repeat As Skyline Champs; Full 2019-20 Schedule Online
    November 07, 2019
    The Skyline Conference announced the Preseason Coaches Poll for women’s basketball on Wednesday and USMMA was picked by the league’s head coaches to finish the season first. The Mariners are coming off their best season in program history in 2018-19, when they went 22-4 including a 16-2 record in conference action and earned their first Skyline Championship and trip to the NCAA Tournament.
  • Bucher & Raya Repeat As ECAC Cross Country DIII Metro Rookies Of The Month
    November 06, 2019
    U.S. Merchant Marine Academy freshmen runners Will Bucher (Carlisle, Pa.) and Sayra Raya (Wasco, Calif.) were named the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Cross Country DIII Metro Rookies of the Month for October, the league announced on Wednesday. The accolades come after the duo’s performances in the Mariners’ four meets last month, including helping both teams recapture the Skyline Conference Championships.
  • Smith Garners ECAC DIII Metro Offensive Player Of The Month Honors
    November 06, 2019
    On Tuesday, the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) announced the women’s volleyball monthly awards for October and U.S. Merchant Marine Academy freshman outside hitter Paige Smith (Virginia Beach, Va.) was named the DIII Metro Offensive Player of the Month.
  • Ray Named ECAC Football DIII North Rookie Of The Month
    November 05, 2019
    The Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) announced the football monthly award winners for October on Tuesday and U.S. Merchant Marine Academy freshman defensive lineman Colton Ray (Bellevue, Ohio) was selected as the league’s DIII North Rookie of the Month.
  • Gilbertson Lands On Skyline Women’s Volleyball Weekly Honor Roll
    November 05, 2019
    On Monday evening, the Skyline Conference announced the weekly accolades for women’s volleyball and USMMA sophomore outside hitter Taylor Gilbertson (Phoenix, Ariz.) earned a spot on the weekly honor roll after her performances in the Mariners’ two victories at a tri-match on Saturday at Ramapo (3-2) and vs. Lehman (3-0).
  • Volleyball Ends Regular Season With A Pair Of Wins At Ramapo Tri-Match
    November 02, 2019
    The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s volleyball team had its final tune-up before the Skyline playoffs with a non-conference tri-match at Ramapo College on Saturday. The Mariners defeated the host Roadrunners in a five-set thriller, 3-2, to start the day before closing it out with a straight-set sweep of Lehman College. USMMA’s record improves to 19-6 after the two victories.
  • Soccer Season Comes To An End With Heartbreaking 3-2 Double-OT Loss To SUNY Maritime In Skyline First Round
    November 02, 2019
    The #3-seed USMMA men’s soccer team lost its home Skyline Championship First Round matchup to rival #6-seed SUNY Maritime, 3-2, in double-overtime on Saturday at Brooks Stadium. In defeat, the Mariners end the season with a 10-8-1 overall record, while the Privateers improve to 11-9-1 and move on to face #2-seed Manhattanville this Wednesday night in the Skyline Semis.
  • Men’s & Women’s Cross Country Repeat As Skyline Conference Champs!
    October 31, 2019
    For the second straight year, the USMMA cross country teams are Skyline Conference Champions! The Mariners won the conference championship races this afternoon, hosted by Mount St. Mary at the Hudson Valley Sportsdome, as the women compiled a microscopic team score of 24 points, and the men tallied 29 points to lead the field.
  • Skyline Selects Kappas As Women’s Volleyball Player Of The Week
    October 29, 2019
    The Skyline Conference announced on Tuesday morning that USMMA senior setter Kyleigh Kappas (Parker, Colo.) was named the league’s Women’s Volleyball Player of the Week after her performances in the Mariners’ two conference sweeps last week against Old Westbury on Monday and Sarah Lawrence on Wednesday.
  • Mariners Send Seniors Off With 4-1 Home Win Over Yeshiva On Sunday
    October 27, 2019
    The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s soccer team hosted Skyline Conference opponent Yeshiva University on a very rainy Sunday afternoon at Brooks Stadium in the Mariners’ final game of the regular season. USMMA came out on top of the Macs, 4-1, to finish 10-6-1 (7-3-1 Skyline) and clinch the #3 seed in the upcoming Skyline Tournament, while YU drops to 2-10-1 (0-9-1 Skyline) with the loss.
  • Football Loses On The Road At First-Place WPI
    October 26, 2019
    The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy football team lost on the road at NEWMAC opponent WPI, 66-13, on Saturday at the Engineers’ Alumni Field. The Mariners fall to 4-3 (3-2 NEWMAC) in defeat, while WPI remains undefeated, improving to 7-0 (4-0 NEWMAC) with the victory.
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