Mercyhurst at Edinboro: Part II — “Going for 2″

   October 26, 2012 1:02 am

“I was nervous. I remember smiling back at him, trying to pretend I wasn’t nervous.” — Travis Rearick Oct. 16, 2010: Mercyhurst 22, Edinboro 21 (OT) “The rest is history.” — Trevor Kennedy EDINBORO — Two years after winning in dramatic fashion at Edinboro, Mercyhurst was back at Sox Harrison Stadium fresh off a 28-27…

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…

Sweet redemption for Vendemia, Robinson

   October 13, 2012 10:42 pm

Last season, Anthony Vendemia and Linnell Robinson had games against Gannon they’d like to forget. A year later, they were part of a victory they’ll never forget. Vendemia, a junior quarterback, and Robinson, a senior cornerback, were instrumental in Mercyhurst’s 38-29 win against the Knights today at Gannon University Field. “The other victories in the…

Vendemia looking to avenge last year’s loss to rival Gannon

   October 11, 2012 2:37 am

Mercyhurst  junior quarterback Anthony Vendemia will look to lead the Lakers to a win against PSAC West rival Gannon on Saturday at noon at Gannon University Field. A reserve last season, Vendemia replaced injured starter Travis Rearick in last season’s stunning 30-27 loss to the Knights.

Wounded Lakers…

   November 2, 2011 3:30 pm

If losing five straight games isn’t enough, Mercyhurst College (3-6, 1-5)  is dealing with a rash of injuries heading into Saturday’s PSAC West finale at Clarion (2-7, 2-4). Senior linebacker Ian Wild (shoulder) – Missed last week’s 28-21 loss at Slippery Rock. Got hurt against California (Pa.) Won’t play Saturday. Senior safety Bryant Kimball (neck)…

Relive last year’s Mercyhurst College-Edinboro classic…

   October 14, 2011 1:03 am

Last season, Mercyhurst beat Edinboro in overtime 22-21 at Sox Harrison Stadium on a two-point conversion pass from Travis Rearick to Trevor Kennedy. It was a tremendous finish to an incredible game. Here are links to the first and second half/overtime of that game in Edinboro. Image Sports did the broadcast. FYI. Hit the pause…

Gannon freshman QB Tapscott misses California (Pa.) game…

   October 8, 2011 9:07 pm

Gannon was without redshirt freshman Daniel Tapscott for today’s PSAC West game at No. 15-ranked California (Pa.). The Knights (2-4, 1-2) lost, 33-6, to the Vulcans (5-1, 3-0). Tapscott was coming off a three-touchdown performance in last week’s 30-27 win at rival Mercyhurst College, but during that game, he took a hit on his right…

Mercyhurst-IUP preview…

   October 7, 2011 8:26 pm

Here’s a video preview of Saturday’s noon PSAC West game between Indiana (Pa.) and Mercyhurst College. Mercyhurst College produced the video. The Lakers (3-2, 1-1) are coming off a 30-27 homecoming loss to rival Gannon in which their starting quarterback, Travis Rearick, had a season-ending knee injury while IUP (2-2, 1-1) is coming off a…

Losing Rearick part of emotional day for Mercyhurst…

   October 1, 2011 7:57 pm

Bryant Kimball couldn’t hold back the tears after Mercyhurst College lost, 30-27, to  Gannon today. His sorrow was for more than losing the crosstown PSAC West rivals in Mercyhurst’s homecoming game at Tullio Field. The Lakers were hurting emotionally because they lost senior quarterback Travis Rearick to a serious left knee injury early in the…

Kennedy’s 4-touchdown performance: “One for the books.”

   September 15, 2011 11:14 pm

Seven catches. 193 yards. Four touchdowns. And his best play – a 79-yard punt return for a touchdown – was called back because of a penalty. Mercyhurst College senior receiver Trevor Kennedy’s performance in last week’s 35-28 loss to No. 16-ranked Kutztown (2-0) left his teammates in awe of what he did. “He’s a great…