By Larry Snyder The Robert Morris University Colonials (17-7-3 overall / 11-4-3 AHC) seek to maintain their hold on first place in the Atlantic Hockey Conference this weekend when they host in-state and conference rival, the Mercyhurst Lakers (11-11-0 / 9-7-0 AHC) for a pair of contests. Robert Morris holds its annual Military Appreciation Night during Friday’s match-up at 84 Lumber...
The fifth-seeded Mercyhurst Lakers were arguably the team with the biggest questions coming into the 2015 Atlantic Hockey playoffs. With their 2-1 quarterfinal series win over fourth-place Bentley, it appears they have answered those questions. Two weekends ago, the Lakers were dismantled at the Rochester Institute of Technology, dropping an 8-0 decision before coming back the...
The Mercyhurst Lakers were 20 minutes away from their first four-game winless skid since Oct. 21-30, 2005. There is enough cause for that fact to eclipse even the three subsequent unanswered goals that helped them to a 3-2 triumph over Syracuse on Saturday. Most notably, unlike that previous string of sour results, Friday’s 1-1 draw […] The post NCAA Women’s Hockey Wrap: Lakers...
If there is an Atlantic Hockey team to watch in this weekend’s crucial sets, it is the Mercyhurst Lakers, who were supposed to be immediately trailing the team to beat, Robert Morris, all along. This weekend will be their opportunity to finally jump up to that second seed. The talent on the ice is still worthy of that second position, even if it […] The post Atlantic...
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