Mercyhurst’s Himes, Morrison earn ECAC lacrosse honors

   May 31, 2014 12:55 am

Mercyhurst teammates Becca Himes and Christa Morrison were selected to the ECAC women’s lacrosse Division II all-star second team. The teams were picked by ECAC D-II coaches. Himes, a junior attack, led the Lakers with 98 points this past season. She tied for the team lead with 57 goals and added a team-best 41 assists. Morrison, a…

Mercyhurst men move to 14th in D-II soccer poll

   October 23, 2013 2:22 pm

The Mercyhurst men’s soccer team has a six-game winning streak and a spot in the national poll. The Lakers moved to No. 14 in the latest NSCAA NCAA Division II men’s soccer poll this week. The Lakers were among other teams receiving votes in previous polls this season. Unbeaten LIU Post is ranked No. 1….

PSAC picks Shull as nominee for big NCAA honor

   June 12, 2013 1:20 am

The postseason honors keep coming for Kayla Shull. Shull, a Rocky Grove graduate and former Clarion swimmer, has been selected as the PSAC’s nominee for the NCAA Woman of the Year award. Shull, a Capital One First Team Academic All-All-American on the women’s at-large team, is one of hundreds of graduating female student-athletes throughout America that…

Mercyhurst at Edinboro: Part I — “The Block”

   October 25, 2012 12:07 am

“Our season was on the line. I told Adam Brown I was going to get this.” — Theo Hall. Oct. 23, 2008: Mercyhurst 24, Edinboro 21 “Probably the toughest loss of my career.” — Trevor Harris EDINBORO — Four years ago, Mercyhurst joined the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference where Edinboro was an established power. “Edinboro…

Matha overcomes injuries, ineligibility to help Crimson Hawks

   October 10, 2012 8:24 pm

Transferred. Injured. Ineligible. Senior right tackle Dan Matha has had his share of obstacles, but is once again a force on the field in helping No. 22-ranked Indiana (Pa.) boast one of the top rushing teams in NCAA Division II. ” It’s a great feeling,” Matha said. “It’s been a lot of bumps along the…

Q&A: Steve Reinhardt talks losing skid, losing hair and roommates…

   October 14, 2011 1:46 am

In a continuing series of Q&As with local players who are playing local college football, Duane Rankin caught up with Mercyhurst College sophomore center Steve Reinhardt to talk about several topics. An Bradford graduate, Reinhardt started in the 12 games he played for the Lakers as a redshirt freshman to help Mercyhurst win the 2010…

NFL scouts checking out Gannon DT Colling…

   September 24, 2011 5:07 pm

The Miami Dolphins had a scout at the Edinboro-Gannon game at Gannon today to see Knights defensive tackle Randy Colling. The 6-foot, 5-inch, 320-pound Colling had eight total tackles, two sacks and 2.5 stops for loss in the 27-0 defeat for the Knights. “I acted like he wasn’t even there,” Colling said. “You got to…

Sharing laughs with Mercyhurst College senior Jim Maxwell…

   August 31, 2011 5:16 pm

A two-year starter at offensive guard, Mercyhurst College fifth-year senior Jim Maxwell has one of the most engaging personalities for the Lakers. So Erie Times-News reporter Duane Rankin caught up with the Strongsville, Ohio native and talked with him about a variety of topics that included what actor would play him in a movie. The…

Home cooking not so much at Edinboro for Browning….

   August 18, 2011 5:04 pm

Sox Harrison Stadium hasn’t been so kind to Scott Browning. In his five seasons at Edinboro’s head coach, Browning, 52, has compiled a 38-19 record. Two of his teams have tied a school record for most wins in a season with nine. In 2009, he led the Scots to the NCAA Division II playoffs. However,…