Mercyhurst College Lakers

  • Mercyhurst College Lakers Program Start Date - 1988
  • Venue - Mercyhurst Ice Center
  • Capacity - 1300
  • Teamsite - Lakers
  • Team Community Programs:Habitat For Humanity, Special Olympics, Make-A-Wish and the Boys and Girls Club
  • Conference - Atlantic Hockey Association (AHA)
  • AHA Teams - Air Force, American International, Army, Bentley University, Canisius, Holy Cross, Mercyhurst, Niagara, RIT, Robert Morris, Sacred Heart University

Team Profile

Mercyhurst College Hockey Coaches

Head Coach:

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Assistant Coach:

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Assistant Coach:

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Rick Gotkin

814-824-2542

rgotkin@mercyhurst.edu


Greg Gardner

814-824-3349

ggardner@mercyhurst.edu


Joe Mormina

814-824-2130

jmormina@mercyhurst.edu

Team Record

  • NCAA Tournament Record - 1-9-0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances - 6(1991, '93, '95, '2001, '03, '05)
  • NCAA Championships - (0)
  • ECAC Playoff Appearances: 10 (1990, '91, '92, '93, '94, '95, '96, '97, '98, '99)
  • ECAC Champions: 1 (1995)
  • MAAC Hockey League Playoff Appearances: 4 (2000, 2001, 2002, 2003)
  • MAAC Hockey League Championships: 2 (2001, 2003)
  • Atlantic Hockey Playoff Appearances: 8 (2004, '05, '06, '07, '08, 09, '10, '11)
  • Atlantic Hockey Championship: 1 (2005)

# of Seniors by Position - Forwards - 3, Defensemen - 2

Team Breakdown by league

  • EJHL - 4
  • OJHL - 5
  • AJHL - 1
  • USHL - 3
  • NAHL - 8
  • CJHL - 1
  • CCHL - 5
  • MJHL - 1
  • Players to the NHL - 1
  • Players Currently Playing in the NHL - 0
  • Prominent Hockey Alumni - Jamie Hunt
  • # Scholarships - 12

School Profile

  • Enrollment - 3226
  • Estimated Cost of Attendance - $36,000
  • Avg. SAT - 1600
  • Avg. ACT - 23.5
  • Avg. Incoming GPA - 3.36
  • Majors - 50
  • Most Popular Majors - Business, management, marketing, and related support services; Education; Multi/interdisciplinary studies; Security and protective services; and Visual and performing arts
  • Academic Calender Type: trimester-based
  • Student-Faculty Ratio: 14:1
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Freshman Retention Rate: 78.5%
  • Notable Alumni - Anthony Maher, 1998-2002, Professional Soccer Player (2002-present), John Reilly Costello, (pitcher) 1988-1990, St. Louis Cardinals; 1990, Montreal Expos; 1991 San Diego Padres, James "Buster" Douglas, 1981-1999, Professional Heavyweight Boxer (First to defeat Mike Tyson), Terrance Patrick, (Defensive End) 2005-Present, Calgary Stampeders (CFL)
  • School site - Mercyhurst


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