LAKERS UPDATE: Mercyhurst’s season ends with loss to Badgers

   March 10, 2012 9:39 pm

The Mercyhurst women’s hockey team gave top-ranked Wisconsin a big-time battle. But after playing the teams played to a draw through two periods in their NCAA Division I quarterfinal matchup Saturday night at Kohl Center, the defending national champion Badgers took control. Top-seeded Wisconsin scored twice in the third period to seal a 3-1 win…

LAKERS UPDATE: Mercyhurst women at Wisconsin (NCAA quarterfinals)

   March 10, 2012 11:37 am

No. 8 Mercyhurst (23-7-3) at No. 1 Wisconsin (31-4-2) When: Saturday, 8 p.m. Where: Kohl Center – Madison, Wis. On the air: www.wpt.org/wisconsinchannel, insideBadgerSports.com (live stream), www.iheart.com (Internet radio – The Mic 92.1) and www.wsum.org, www.uwbadgers.com (live statistics) Fast facts: Mercyhurst plays in the NCAA tournament for the eighth straight season, the longest streak in…

LAKERS UPDATE: Mercyhurst's Bram falls short of Kazmaier’s final list

   March 8, 2012 10:02 am

Mercyhurst’s streak of five straight finalists for the Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award has ended. Senior forward Bailey Bram wasn’t named one of the three finalists for the prestigious award, which annually honors the top women’s hockey player in NCAA Division I. A 13-member selection committee chose Wisconsin junior forward Brianna Decker, North Dakota junior forward…

LAKERS UPDATE: Mercyhurst’s Bram falls short of Kazmaier’s final list

   March 8, 2012 10:02 am

Mercyhurst’s streak of five straight finalists for the Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award has ended. Senior forward Bailey Bram wasn’t named one of the three finalists for the prestigious award, which annually honors the top women’s hockey player in NCAA Division I. A 13-member selection committee chose Wisconsin junior forward Brianna Decker, North Dakota junior forward…

LAKERS UPDATE: Mercyhurst's Steadman earns CHA’s top honor

   March 1, 2012 7:19 pm

Mercyhurst senior forward Kelley Steadman headlined the annual College Hockey America Tournament banquet by being unanimously named player of the year. She led the conference with 15 goals, six power-play goals and two short-handed goals. She also finished with 23 points in 12 CHA games. Freshman Molly Byrne was named the best defenseman and selected…

LAKERS UPDATE: Mercyhurst’s Steadman earns CHA’s top honor

   March 1, 2012 7:19 pm

Mercyhurst senior forward Kelley Steadman headlined the annual College Hockey America Tournament banquet by being unanimously named player of the year. She led the conference with 15 goals, six power-play goals and two short-handed goals. She also finished with 23 points in 12 CHA games. Freshman Molly Byrne was named the best defenseman and selected…

LAKERS UPDATE: Bram named top-10 Kazmaier Award finalist

   March 1, 2012 6:53 pm

Senior forward Bailey Bram, pictured at left, of the Mercyhurst women’s hockey team has been named a top ten finalist for the 15th annual Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award, presented by Easton Foundations. An award for The USA Hockey Foundation, the Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award is annually bestowed upon the top player in NCAA Division I…

LAKERS UPDATE: 3 Lakers, Girard’s Schoullis named Kazmaier nominees

   February 20, 2012 9:47 pm

Four players with local ties – Mercyhurst forwards Bailey Bram, Christine Bestland and Kelley Steadman as well as Girard native and Minnesota redshirt senior forward Jen Schoullis – are among the 30 nominees for the 15th annual Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award, which honors the top women’s player in NCAA Division I. All four players rank…

LAKERS UPDATE: 3 Lakers, Girard's Schoullis named Kazmaier nominees

   February 20, 2012 9:47 pm

Four players with local ties – Mercyhurst forwards Bailey Bram, Christine Bestland and Kelley Steadman as well as Girard native and Minnesota redshirt senior forward Jen Schoullis – are among the 30 nominees for the 15th annual Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award, which honors the top women’s player in NCAA Division I. All four players rank…

LAKERS UPDATE: Mercyhurst women end regular season with tie at RMU

   February 18, 2012 8:17 pm

PITTSBURGH – The Mercyhurst women’s hockey team wanted to sweep Robert Morris this weekend. Two wins, coupled with two more wins in the College Hockey America tournament March 2-3, would strengthen the sixth-ranked Lakers’ résumé for the NCAA Division I Tournament selection committee. But Mercyhurst, which secured the CHA’s regular-season championship on Friday, had to…