Volleyball Team Thrives Under New Coach


October 15, 2014

With a new coach, nine first years, nine returning players, and five common goals in mind, the women’s volleyball team is looking to make an unexpected run at a conference championship. Head Coach Kelly Fry returns as coach for the Cougars after leaving for graduate school after the 2004-2005 season.... Read more »

Cougars Claim First Home Shutout


Highlander Staff Reports
October 1, 2014

Another one for the record books: The  football team registered its home win verses Fairleigh Dickinson University – Florham last weekend. The Cougars never trailed in the game, coming out on top 35-0. Linebacker and sophomore business major Rob Hart was a big part of the win against FDU-Florham. “I... Read more »

New Fence is the Gateway to Conference Play


Melanie Quintanilla, Reporter
October 1, 2014

The installment of a new fence around Anderson Field has brought the  space up to code, and it meets the requirements of a regulation softball field. “Getting the new fence was very important for the softball team and the softball program as whole. We can host sanctioned events here at Misericordia... Read more »

Baseball Looks to Defend Consecutive Conference Titles


Nick Ciocchi , Reporter
October 1, 2014

The baseball team has a big target on its back this upcoming season.  The Cougars have won the past four Conference league titles and they are going for their fifth. The Cougars start with many returning players, having lost three seniors from last year.  The Cougars went 31-15 last year with a .670... Read more »

Cross Country Creates Dream Team Atmosphere

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Donya Forst, Print Editor
October 1, 2014

After a summer of rebuilding, regrouping and reevaluating, the men’s and women’s cross country teams are looking forward to running away with a Mid-Atlantic Conference title at the end of the season. For the first time in school history, the women’s cross country team was nationally ranked at spot... Read more »

B-Ball Team: ‘We Are One!’


Nick Ciocchi, Reporter
September 16, 2014

Is this the year for the Men’s Basketball team? Every time players break their huddle, they exclaim three words: “We are one!’’ With a heartbreaking loss in the conferences finals last year versus DeSales University, the team is out to turn many heads throughout the conference this year. The... Read more »

Success Leaves Team Wanting More


Rob Evans, Reporter
September 16, 2014

If there is one word to describe the string of success the men’s and women’s soccer teams have put together in recent memory, it would be “consistent.” Multiple playoff appearances, individual awards, and national recognition are proof that the soccer programs have set a precedent, making the... Read more »

New Intramural System Makes Sign-Ups Easier


Donya Forst, Print Editor
September 16, 2014

Organizers of a new, free intramural registration program called IMLeagues are hoping new athletes will sign on. IMLeagues is a free system designed to make registration much easier than the old paper-based signup system that required students to email copies of their roster to the Director of Intramurals... Read more »

Men’s Soccer: No Time to be Timid


Donya Forst, Print Editor
September 3, 2014

Before school bells were ringing for students, the men’s soccer team was lining up on the field shaking off last year’s NCAA first round loss to Montclair State University, which ended 4-2 in penalty kicks. They ended the regular season 13-5-2 and were proud of their many team accomplishments, but... Read more »

Stauffer and Co. Head For Glory


Donya Forst, Print Editor
September 3, 2014

The women’s soccer team found it wasn’t too sweet to lose against Middlebury 5-1 in the Sweet 16 round of the NCAA tournament last season so they are looking to take a berth in the NCAA tournament even farther to win the National Championship. They ended their season with an impressive 19-3-2 record,... Read more »