D-10 women shine in PSAC West hoops

   December 19, 2014 12:21 am

Former District 10 players are having strong seasons in PSAC women’s basketball as the holiday break approaches. Leading the way are PSAC scoring leader Lindsay Stamp of Indiana, Pa., Mercyhurst scoring leader Adrienne Kloecker and Slippery Rock scoring and rebound leader D’Asia Chambers. Stamp, a 5-10 senior guard from Mercyhurst Prep, averages 20.4 points, 7.0…

Former ‘Hurst star Achesinski lands sales job

   December 9, 2014 11:06 pm

Amy Achesinski, a 4-year star forward for Mercyhurst and an assistant to Deanna Richard the past three seasons, is taking a job with Applied Medical Service, with training to begin in January in California. Achesinski , who was to originally start training in October and was replaced by former Lakers guard Megan Hoffman as top…

Edinboro leads Erie-area schools in PSAC Dixon Trophy standings

   November 26, 2014 5:33 pm

Edinboro is seventh in the Dixon Trophy standings, leading the three area PSAC schools, following the fall season. Gannon is ninth, while Mercyhurst is 12th out of 18 conference schools in pursuit of the the trophy awarded annually to the league’s most successful school based on league playoffs and/or regular-season finishes. The trophy is in…

McDowell grad Kimball picks great way to end Mercyhurst career

Colin Kimball, Mercyhurst senior free safety

   November 22, 2014 11:18 am

  McDowell graduate Colin Kimball capped a brilliant career with the Mercyhurst football team with an impressive three-game run, including a memorable 100-yard interception return in his final game. The 5-foot 11-inch, 180-pound safety had five interceptions in his final three games as he finished the season with seven. In his final game against Shippensburg…

Gannon, ‘Hurst football players named to Academic All-District team

   November 6, 2014 11:47 pm

Four players from Gannon and three from Mercyhurst were named to the Capital One Academic All-District I football first team Thursday. Golden Knights quarterback Liam Nadler, offensive lineman Randy Toth, defensive back Nick Bengal and defensive lineman Matthew Gawlik all landed a spot on the top team and will move to the national ballot for…

Mercyhurst’s Spano claims Tanner Coach of Year award

   October 23, 2014 1:06 am

Longtime Mercyhurst baseball coach Joe Spano was named this year’s recipient of the Chuck Tanner College Coach of the Year Award as announced by the Rotary Club of Pittsburgh. Spano will be given the eighth annual award at the Chuck Tanner Awards Banquet on Saturday, Nov. 15, at the Pittsburgh Rivers Club. Spano is the…

Lakers loving spoonful of success with 7-4 year

   October 22, 2014 5:53 pm

The Mercyhurst football team started this season at 0-4, smashed  by Indiana, Pa. 41-7 to punctuate the dismal streak. Coach Marty Schaetzle discovered a source of inspiration, an oversized 4-foot  spoon, which the Lakers  rallied behind in impressively by winning their last seven games to finish at 7-4 and have the best record against PSAC…

Check out photos from Mercyhurst’s win at Big House

   October 18, 2014 7:54 pm

Here are some photos from Mercyhurst’s 45-23 victory over Slippery Rock at the University of Michigan’s Big House today. The game was played in front of a crowd of more than 15,000.    

Mercyhurst prepares to play in Big House today

   October 18, 2014 11:54 am

Mercyhurst’s football team is set to meet Slippery Rock today at 1 p.m. at Michigan Stadium. Read the game preview. Click here to watch live video of the game. Here’s a link to live coverage from Mercyhurst’s website.        

Poll: Which team will win Mercyhurst-Gannon football showdown?

   October 10, 2014 8:18 am

The records would suggest that the Gannon football team is a strong favorite Saturday when it hosts archrival Mercyhurst at Gannon University Field. Gannon, after all, is 4-1 overall and 3-1 in the PSAC. Mercyhurst is 1-4 and 1-3. However, the game appears to be a closer matchup with a little analysis. (Here’s a link…