• 76 Student-Athletes Named To Skyline Conference Winter & Spring Academic Honor Roll
    July 17, 2019
    The Skyline Conference announced its Academic Honor Roll for the 2018-19 Winter and 2019 Spring seasons on Tuesday and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy had a total of 76 student-athletes over nine different sports recognized for their hard work in the classroom during their respective seasons.
  • Lopez Selected To Participate In Olympic Coach Accelerator Program & Serve As Chairman Of NCAA DIII Swim & Dive Committee
    July 03, 2019
    USMMA diving coach Johan C. Lopez has been selected to participate in the United States Olympic Committee Coach Accelerator Program this coming September. This exclusive program, in which only 40 coaches are selected annually from all Olympic sports, is slated to be hosted at the Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center.
  • USMMA Celebrates 2018-19 Athletics Season At Awards Convocation; Gizzi And Spinnenweber Headline Award Winners
    June 14, 2019
    The United States Merchant Marine Academy held its 2019 Awards Convocation on Friday morning at the Ackerman Auditorium as part of Kings Point Weekend festivities, which culminates with commencement exercises on Saturday. 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.
  • Swim & Dive Teams Up With Operation S.P.L.A.S.H. To Clean Up Long Island Pond
    May 23, 2019
    In keeping with one of the team’s foundational principles of service, members of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams recently volunteered their time to clean up a local pond on Long Island. They teamed up with Operation S.P.L.A.S.H., which stands for Stop Polluting, Littering And Save Harbors, to clean Lofts Pond in Baldwin, N.Y.
  • Women’s Swim & Dive Sees Multiple Academy Records Broken And An NCAA Cut Hit At Met Conference Championship Meet
    February 22, 2019
    The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s swimming & diving team competed in the 2019 Metropolitan Conference Championship meet this weekend, hosted by Rutgers University. The Mariners finished the event in seventh place out of the 17 teams that scored.
  • Kim Officially Qualifies For NCAA Regionals At NYU Invitational Friday Night
    February 08, 2019
    Last night, the USMMA men’s and women’s divers competed at the NYU Invitational in Manhattan. There were no team scores kept at the event, but the Mariners’ biggest story of the night was sophomore Calvin Kim (Bellevue, Wash.) hitting his second NCAA mark of the season on the one-meter board.
  • Women’s Swim & Dive Falls To #21 Rowan Saturday On Senior Day
    February 02, 2019
    The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s swimming & diving team lost its home-finale to #21 Rowan University, 198-87, on Senior Day this past Saturday at the O’Hara Hall Pool. In defeat, the Mariners close out the 2018-19 dual meet schedule with an 8-2 record, while the Profs improve to 9-2.
  • Women’s Swim & Dive Three-Peat As Skyline Champions!
    January 25, 2019
    The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s swimming & diving team captured its third-straight Skyline Conference Championship at the league’s championship meet this past Friday and Saturday, hosted by Purchase College. The Mariners finished with 567 points, holding off second-place Mount St. Mary (354) and third-place Sarah Lawrence (210).
  • Lou Named Skyline Swimmer Of The Week, Korengel Earns Diver Of The Week Honors
    January 23, 2019
    On Monday, the Skyline Conference announced that USMMA junior Erica Lou (Flushing, N.Y.) earned women’s Swimmer of the Week, while senior Kara Korengel (Cincinnati, Ohio) was selected as the women’s Diver of the Week. This comes after the Mariners’ performance in a road meet at Coast Guard this past Saturday.
  • Mariner Women Drop Rivalry Meet At Coast Guard On Saturday
    January 19, 2019
    The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s swimming & diving team lost its rivalry showdown to Coast Guard, 213-85, on Saturday at the Bears’ Roland Pool. The loss was the Mariners’ first of the season, as their record drops to 8-1, while Coast Guard improves to 6-2 with the win.
  • Lou, Korengel & Hunt Nab Skyline Women’s Swim & Dive Weekly Honors
    January 16, 2019
    The Skyline Conference announced on Tuesday that three USMMA student-athletes swept the women’s swimming & diving weekly honors, as junior Erica Lou (Flushing, N.Y.) was named the Swimmer of the Week, senior Kara Korengel (Cincinnati, Ohio) earned Diver of the Week honors and freshman Samantha Hunt (Franklin, Texas) was recognized as the Rookie of the Week.
  • Women’s Swim & Dive Team Triumphs Over Mount St. Mary
    January 12, 2019
    The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s swimming & diving team defeated visiting Mount St. Mary in a Skyline showdown of a couple of undefeated conference teams on Saturday, 213-76, at the O’Hara Hall Pool. In triumph, the Mariners improve to 8-0 overall (7-0 Skyline), while the Knights fall to 6-1 (2-1 Skyline) in defeat.
  • Women’s Swim Wins At Hunter, 56-39
    January 08, 2019
    The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s swimming team traveled into New York City on Tuesday night for a non-conference meet against Hunter College. The Mariners defeated the Hawks by the final score of 56-39, improving their record to 7-0 on the season, while Hunter falls to 7-2.
  • Mariners Sweep Skyline Women’s Swim & Dive Weekly Awards
    December 10, 2018
    On Monday, the Skyline Conference announced that three members of the USMMA women’s swim & dive team swept the league’s weekly honors for the week ending Dec. 9 – junior Meika Gathy (Waterford, Conn.) was named the Swimmer of the Week, senior Kara Korengel (Cincinnati, Ohio) earned Diver of the Week honors and freshman Chase Massey (Friendswood, Texas) was selected as the Rookie of the Week.
  • Mariners Swim Past A Trio Of Skyline Schools On Saturday
    December 08, 2018
    The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s swimming team claimed three victories up at a Skyline quad-meet hosted by Purchase College in Westchester County. The Mariners defeated the host Panthers (152-25), Sarah Lawrence (132-55) and St. Joseph’s-Long Island (146-40), and improve to a perfect 6-0 overall (6-0 Skyline) on the season.
  • Women’s Swim & Dive Sweeps Old Westbury & St. Joseph’s-Brooklyn
    December 07, 2018
    On Friday night, the USMMA women’s swim & dive team defeated visiting Skyline opponents Old Westbury and St. Joseph’s-Brooklyn at the O’Hara Hall Pool. The Mariners improve to 3-0 (3-0 Skyline) on the season with the 121-8 and 121-48 victories over the Panthers and Bears, respectively.
  • Kirshner Lands On Skyline Women’s Swim & Dive Weekly Honor Roll
    December 04, 2018
    U.S. Merchant Marine Academy sophomore Victoria Kirshner (Santa Clarita, Calif.) was selected to the Skyline Conference women’s swimming & diving weekly honor roll, the league announced on Monday. The praise comes after her performance at the three-day TCNJ Invitational this past weekend.
  • Women’s Swim & Dive Wraps Up Action At TCNJ Invitational On Sunday
    December 02, 2018
    The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s swimming & diving team spent the past three days competing in the TCNJ Lions Invitational in New Jersey, where they saw two “A-Final” (top-eight) finishes, as well as 12 “B-Final” finishes (next eight).
  • Kirshner & Korengel Garner Weekly Praise From The Skyline Conference
    November 20, 2018
    The Skyline Conference announced the weekly honors for women’s swimming & diving on Tuesday morning and two members of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy swim & dive team earned praise for their performances in the season-opening USMMA Memorial Invite this past Saturday. Sophomore Victoria Kirshner (Santa Clarita, Calif.) was named the Skyline Swimmer of the Week, while senior Kara Korengel (Cincinnati, Ohio) earned Diver of the Week honors.
  • Korengel Earns NCAA Qualifying Mark To Lead Mariners At USMMA Memorial Invite
    November 17, 2018
    On Saturday, the USMMA women’s swimming & diving team opened the 2018-19 season with the USMMA Memorial Invitational at the O’Hara Hall Pool. The Mariners had a handful of impressive showings on the day, including senior diver Kara Korengel (Cincinnati, Ohio) earning her first NCAA Qualifying Mark of the season in the very first meet.
  • Swim & Dive Season Begins Tomorrow; Full Schedule Available On USMMASports.com
    November 16, 2018
    The 2018-19 USMMA men’s and women’s swimming & diving season begins tomorrow, Saturday, Nov. 17, with a home meet – the USMMA Memorial Invitational.
  • Kahl, Lou & Raab Named Skyline Scholar Athletes Of The Year For Their Respective Sports
    July 18, 2018
    On Tuesday, the Skyline Conference announced the 2017-18 Scholar Athletes of the Year for all 19 sports that the league sponsors and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy boasted three student-athletes who were honored with the prestigious accolade - rising-senior Christopher Kahl (Solomons, Md.) of men’s swimming & diving, rising-junior Erica Lou (Flushing, N.Y.) of women’s swimming & diving and rising-sophomore Joe Raab (Edwardsburg, Mich.) of baseball.
  • Total Of 56 Mariners Land On Skyline Winter/Spring Academic Honor Roll
    July 09, 2018
    Early last week, the Skyline Conference announced the Academic Honor Roll for the Winter 2017-18 and Spring 2018 sport seasons, which honors student-athletes in the conference with a 3.3 grade point average or better (4.0 scale) during the term they are competing in their respective sport.
  • 53 Mariner Student-Athletes Earn ECAC Academic Honors For Winter & Spring Seasons
    July 06, 2018
    The Eastern College Athletic Conference recently announced the Academic Honor Rolls for the Winter 2017-18 and Spring 2018 seasons and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy had a total of 53 student-athletes recognized for their excellent performances in the classroom.
  • Memorable 2017-18 Athletic Season Celebrated At Awards Convocation Friday; Moore And Pope Take Home Top Honors
    June 15, 2018
    The United States Merchant Marine Academy held its 2018 Awards Convocation on Friday morning at the Ackerman Auditorium as part of Kings Point Weekend festivities, which culminates with commencement exercises on Saturday. 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.
  • Ten Mariners Named To Skyline Winter & Spring All-Sportsmanship Teams
    June 11, 2018
    The Skyline Conference recently announced that a total of 92 student-athletes have been selected to the Skyline All-Sportsmanship Teams for the 2017-18 Winter and 2018 Spring seasons. The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy had 10 student-athletes – one from each team that participates in the Skyline Conference – honored on the list.
  • Swim & Dive Season Concludes With Three Divers Competing At NCAA Regionals
    March 03, 2018
    This weekend, three USMMA divers – juniors Kara Korengel (Cincinnati, Ohio) and Thomas Curry (Los Angeles, Calif.) and freshman Gillem McMillan (Knoxville, Tenn.) – traveled up to Middlebury College to take part in the NCAA Diving Regionals. The trio was competing at the two-day event for a chance to qualify for the NCAA National Championship Meet later in March.
  • Orski Selected As ECAC Division III Metro Women’s Swim & Dive Rookie Of The Week
    February 23, 2018
    U.S. Merchant Marine Academy freshman swimmer Emily Orski (East Islip, N.Y.) was selected by the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) as the league’s Division III Metro Rookie of the Week for the week ending Feb. 18, the conference announced on Wednesday.
  • Korengel Books Ticket To NCAA Regionals, Kirshner Sets New Academy Record To Highlight Mariners’ Weekend At Met Championships
    February 18, 2018
    The USMMA women’s swim & dive team competed at the Metropolitan Conference Championships this past weekend, hosted by Rutgers University. Junior Kara Korengel (Cincinnati, Ohio) and freshman Victoria Kirshner (Santa Clarita, Calif.) highlighted the Mariners’ weekend, as Korengel officially qualified for the NCAA Diving Regionals after attaining a qualifying score in the one-meter dive event on Friday and Kirshner set a new Academy record in the 50 freestyle, also on Friday. 
  • Korengel, Curry & Kim Lead Mariner Divers At NYU Invitational This Weekend
    February 09, 2018
    The USMMA men’s & women’s divers competed in the diving portion of the NYU Invitational on Friday and Saturday. The Mariners were led by juniors Kara Korengel (Cincinnati, Ohio) and Thomas Curry (Los Angeles, Calif.), who both hit NCAA Qualifying Marks on both the one- and three- meter boards at the event, and freshman Calvin Kim (Bellevue, Wash.), who made the cut in the one-meter dive.
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