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Gannon, Mercyhurst wrestlers claim spots on D-II All-Academic teams

   April 2, 2014 2:26 pm    0

Gannon wrestlers Matt Turek and Zack Zelcs were named to the NCAA Division II All-Academic first team, while the Golden Knights’ Arlen Mase earned a spot on the second team and Andrew Wood landed an honorable mention accolade. Mercyhurst’s Dylan D’Urso and August Mizia earned first-team All-Academic honors, while the Lakers’ Tyler Berger and Ryan…


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Cathedral Prep grad Hultgren scores winner for Seton Hill

   March 25, 2014 12:59 pm    0

Cathedral Prep graduate Erik Hultgren has had a solid start to his sophomore season, including¬†the¬†winning goal in Seton Hill’s 10-9 victory against New York Institute of Technology in a thrilling Division II men’s lacrosse game at Greensburg on Feb. 22. The seventh-ranked Griffins took the lead for good on Hultgren’s unassisted score with 47 seconds…


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Slocum’s YSU Penguins go 15-17

   March 5, 2014 10:34 pm    0

Youngstown State and former Gannon men’s coach Jerry Slocum’s bid for a third straight winning season fell short as the Penguins lost their final four games, including a 96-92 overtime loss to Oakland in the Horizon Conference playoffs Tuesday, to finish 15-17. The Penguins had excruciating losses all season, in the final four games they…


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LAX EXTRA: Lakers sweep ECAC weekly honors

   March 3, 2014 9:22 pm    0

Mercyhurst senior attackman Brady Heseltine and senior defensemen Andrew Wagner and Ryan Sullivan swept ECAC Division II Lacrosse League’s weekly honors. Heseltine was named the top offensive player with five goals and an assist in the No. 2 Lakers’ 12-5 win against ninth-ranked Pfeiffer on Saturday. Wagner held Tucker Hammond, the Falcons’ leading scorer, to…


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Shaw wins CIAA 4th time

   March 2, 2014 3:24 pm    0

The Shaw University Bears, who won two Division II Atlantic Regional women’s basketball titles at Edinboro in 2011 and 2012 and won the NCAA championship the latter season, won their fourth straight CIAA championship Saturday with a 73-70 victory over Fayetteville State. The Lady Bears (21-8), No. 8 in the latest Atlantic Region rankings, guaranteed…


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LAX EXTRA: ‘Hurst’s Wagner named to Tewaaraton Award’s watch list

   March 1, 2014 1:08 am    0

Mercyhurst senior D Andrew Wagner has been named to the watch list for the Tewaaraton Award, which is presented to the NCAA’s best men’s and women’s lacrosse players. Wagner is the lone Division II player on a 52-player list that includes 2013 finalists Tom Schreiber (Princeton) and Lyle Thompson (Albany). Wagner was D-II’s top defenseman…


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LAX EXTRA: Look at the ECAC Division II Lacrosse League

   February 22, 2014 11:07 am    0

ECAC at a glance A look at Mercyhurst’s opponents in the new ECAC Division II Lacrosse League: * Alderson-Broaddus (Phillipi, W. Va.) – The second-year NCAA Division II program is still looking for its first win. The Battlers were outscored 233-75 on the way to an 0-13 record a season ago, and then opened this…


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LAX EXTRA: Look at the 2014 Mercyhurst men’s lacrosse team

   February 21, 2014 6:26 pm    0

Check out head coach Chris Ryan‘s thoughts on the 2014 season… What are game days like for senior D Andrew Wagner? Find out here… Unsung players that could play a key role for the Lakers in 2014: * Deven Alves, Attack, Senior – Was overshadowed by an offensive attack loaded with frontline talent led by…


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LAX REPORT: ‘Hurst men ranked 2nd in USILA preseason poll

   February 10, 2014 5:20 pm    0

The Mercyhurst lacrosse team stands second in the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association coaches preseason poll, which was released Monday. The Lakers earned 138 voting points to trail only No. 1 Le Moyne by 12 points. The Dolphins, which beat the Lakers 11-10 in the NCAA Division I championship game last spring, received all 10…


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Edinboro’s Theriot has major ideas: supplements

   February 7, 2014 10:26 pm    0

Edinboro senior center Bryan Theriot picked the school when he was recruited as a high school senior at Midpark, now Berea-Midpark, because there was a bio-chemistry major offered. “I wanted to play basketball there, but the major clinched it,” said the 6-9, 270-pound center who recently broke the men’s record for free throws made with…


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