F i r b a n k s t o Perform
By Rich Costelloe
a t Springfest on Saturday
Final ly,becauseof inadequate pub noon on Saturday, and there is still accomplished musicians from the musicians, last released an album
and James Gorman licity , many people were not aware room for m ore teams toen ten There local area, Dave Calabrese and entitled "Fluid Groove: So Real"
of Spring Fest, the activities that is a total of eight teams that will Lance Elbaum. Calabrese, *of which is still available in local
were involved and the times that compete in the activities. Bassical 1 y A lone, is by far the most music stores and cafes. The show
Last Saturday, May 2 was the they were going to take place. There will be a cookout at 2 p.m* creative, innovative and talented will feature many originals with a
original date established for Spring Because of all these factors, the and it is open to all students. They bass player this end of the conti few covers from such acts as Vel
Fest, but this event was postponed SAC decided that they were going will be serving hot dogs, hamburg nent. El baum, whois currently with vet Undergroud, REM and others.
until this Saturday, May 9. There to postpone the events in order to ers, potato salad and drinks as well. the infamous DoomTown Jug Hilliard, commenting on the
were many reasons why the event get a better turnout and hope that Finally, from 2 to 4 p.m. musical Sluggers, will be assisting on per show, said he was going to try keep
was canceled and moved to the the weather cooperated with their group "The Firbanks" will perform cussion. the music as open and free as pos
following weekend. activities. in the Grotto. If there is inclement Slated as opening act is elec sible. All three musicians 5 are
First, the coordinators of the Stu As a result, Spring Fest will be weather, the conceit will be moved tronic noise ensemble Sublimin skilled with improvisation, so
dent Activities Committee could held on Saturday, May 9, and to the Laker Inn. abominabl, a group which in there is no telling where* they
not And the grill that was going to should draw more people due to "The Firbanks" is fronted by Po cludes samples, drums and guitars. may end up.
be used for a cookout Also, the better publicity. This weekend's litical Science ij major Randy This show is a very special occa There is a 70's theme to the
weatherdid not cooperate for most Spring Fest will coincide with Hililard, who has played before on sion for "The Firbanks" as it will performance and all are encour
of the day on Saturday, therefore Spring Activities in an attempt to campus several times, as well as be recorded with the intention of aged to wear the proper attire
the SAC felt that it would be ben draw as many people as possible. every coffee house in town. Join being released as their next album. ranging from polyester to
eficial to postpone Spring Fest Spring Activities will begin at ing him this time will be two other Hilliard, accompanied by other 1
bellbottoms.
,\.V
* »
I • •' . ' . ' • • . :  » m% f
^
* % • * « ft t » * # * * a » * a ft * • • * I f • •
I . • • * . t < •  • • • ^ > i  * ft  * M l *
ft • • * _ > % _ • ' *  * *  • » * * • *  • • *  • <
 i # £ P ^ » * * * * * * " ^ ^ J * 7 * ^ * * JC • * * *  » '
point average, involvement in ex ducted this past week included:
Over the past couple of weeks, tracurricularactivities, leadership
WORLD NEWS i « i i  
* OtALl
fm J Wmm

David Brooks, Megan DeAngio,
several academic honor societies •  • '»  . » *  * * " M M
. T* i~~ • • • I
fT« • * • • * • * • • •
on campus, and potential for lead Kathryn Domes, Christine Duska,
V.W..V. V."4~ held ceremonies in order to induct
< • * • • « • • • • • « * • • •  • • •
 • • • 1—
• » J*r»T
ership within the community. New James Dzurica, Michael Flaherty,
members are also eligible for the
' . * *..•.•..• ••..••' . • . .
hv.% ...v.V
new members. .  • > * * • . • • • • • • ••*_
. . • .  . •  . •  * • •  • * .
MargretflPorsellVanHorn, Brian
••: >:^W&W<»>K*:*.^ On Thursday, April 2, Alpha Phi Coronaro Scholarship, which can  Michael Hemmer,
Sigma, the National Criminal Jus > * *
   # « # # •  r O • * * • * * %«
fj * * # # • < "^^•^•••M
• * . ' # t * * ft # * 4 • I * *  * • a ft # # # . * ' > . ft • * • » * 1
* • * * 
then be applied to graduate or pro Jason Ioppolo, Ryan Kennis, Rob
fessional school. 1998 Kappa
, # t ft * * a • « • * * * » , # # « # \ > . *  • « * * *  *
n # # % # #i • 4 * T ^^ * • * • # • %. » # • • ^ _pt f * ^ ^ ' * 4 t % # # ^ ^ 1 ^ *^E^'T^# • • ^ ~w' h _ * * • * •" • ' • ^ • ^ ' • • • ^ * • • • • ^ P f c * * • * % . • • • • • • • • ' ' • # # p # * * » l " 1 On Tuesday, May 5, at 4 p.m.,
. • < « * « * * # ^ «
I t * * *  ft • * * * • * * a * * • * . ft  jl  • • t • • * ft ft * * * • • • •
Wilder. Elections of new officers #*•% * ft « • * ^ » • ft *P • i » • • • * • ft • ft « « • • • ft j j
• » • • % * * S ft ft ft • • % • * ft ftft • * * ft *• • • * • « * * * • • • * * • *
• • • . < * « • ••'•* * * wv» • • • • • • * • • *T**fc^» * • » » • **•** • • * • ™e* * • **wm
ftfta i f " ft * » • • *
• • *.•,
j
Induction ceremonies also took Pi Sigma Alpha, the political sci
h&ndtris wife, before kilting himselfi Commandant; Alois Eslexmann*:^; :1also took place at the dinner. The
, 4  * • ft t * ' » • • * « 4 f t * " f t 4 f t f f * * ^ftif* ftft'1 » * # * • • # » * • • « « * b a f t f t f t * * B # * a B f t f t * a * f t a ft.%1 ftft/A • a ft •> • • * • # • •
place for new members of the Na ence honors society, held its first
t ft * ft ^L' I ft *
I % + *
officers for the 9899 school year
• • « •
• * * % ' ' • ft^» 1* * ^* * 1
* • • *
ft ft ft ft
» * * # * * *• ** • • •i «ftr •ft *ft l # « « f • t *• f t * *  *BPF * ftft ft ft ftft ftft ftft f ft ft ft• *f ft ft * ft ft ft ftft «ft »r * • ft• ftPftft • • # ftft* ft«ft ft • * » * * * .
l f t * 1 f ftt ft« * Jft
f tft•kI ft« 4 f t• f ftt * * f t 4 • • •.
I* B *l
Administration, Delta Mu Delta. Cummings Art Gallery. The offic
ft ft
ft *
• ft
• *
• «
president), and Wilder (treasurer)
* f t * « « i
* •
i ft ft
i • * *
« « *
* #
• •
V 1 ft ft ft ft *
. • ft
ft ft V ft • * • •ft. ft
•
ft
ft
ft •
1 ft ft
I
[a  a a ft a a ft ft ft ftft . < T * a a a ft. • ft ft t ftft • ft * ft * t i t ft ft ft I • ft ft • • * * ft • ft ft ft ftft ftftftft * ft • • • * ft * * ft • ft » • * " ftft*ft "_*»_* " ft*ft * » • • • * • * ft • ft ft
* • ft ft
ft 4 ft ft
•
ft
ftft
ft t
If t * ' ft ft
F. Brady Louis, chairman of the ers for the 199899 school year
ixEsiennarnivaSwissiiatronaliharf^^ and J.D. Haltigan (secretary). The
[ • • * * * * * * *•* * * f t « f t f t f t f t f t * f t f t i * % • • • » • • • • • • •.*> ft ft «; * « • * • • • * • • > • • ft * rf * • « ft ft * ft * • * • • * • * • f r y • ••*« • • * • _ • _ • _ • * * .at »F * *.ftf • « • • * •
president's board of associates, was will be: president Kari Wells; trea
[ f t a a a f t f e l f t f t t a < > f t a f L f t f f t * f t J a B . a ft ftftftftftftftft ft ft * ft ft • • ^ • ft • M • «#S ft • ft • ft ft ft • ft • • * *• «ftftP * # • * • * * • • • ft ft P * ftft * ftft ft ft ft ft ftp • *W
ftftftftftftftftftftftftft ft
members of Alpha Phi Sigma
* • a * * ft ft ft • ft « ft ft ft « a « a > a , B f t a f t * * * * f t f t * f t « f t # f t « « f t f t ft * • • * * * * » # • * * * * • a f t f t f t f t # f t * 4 * * v « a
I foriearly 500 wars: iKstinguished by its blue,red,andyel low tunics and Dr. Peter • • « ft ft ft • * • F** ft ftftftftftftftftftftftftftft*^* • % • • * • * • • • ft • ft • • • • » ft * • * a • W * « W « ft • «
Louis has been associated with the Megan Bullota.
[[ a
. .* #• •• •* •. •* . • * » P* f• t t
e
!»^ ^*Wti^ Benekos and Usa Roberts for co
atfa ft ft ft ft ft ft^
aftTft ftftft>ftftftftftftl«ftt • * ^a»* ftftftftftft] • • • fttaPft ft ft •• ft • ft •ftft • * * * • • * * f I 4f tftf tftt fti ^ ^f**
ftftftftftft»Pftft4ftaft*tj«ft*ftft»ft4««ft*"*ft*ftft«P4«ft«Pftft«ft444 f t f ftt fftt f* t •* ftft • » ftft • ftV.ft
• • »* •• *• • •* *> *• »• • * *• * • • •
college for 30 years during which Other inductees were Kim
I
a ft. ft  ft ft ft *
• # •
ft ft
• • •
ftftftftftft«ft_ftftftftPftft«fP
• •
ft.*«4a.a4**ftft*ftftft*t*fftai#«ft*ft*ft*
P f t f t f t f t f t j f t f t j f t f t f t * • O ft •
ft**
• * 
ftffftftftftftjftftjftftftftft
f t
ftft*ftftftft*ft«
* •
• • ••**•/ * J
• • ft i • _ • • • • • • • • ' * • »'
* ft
ftftftlftlftft"
ft*ftftftftftftft*
« f t f t i P 1 1 . f t f t P a 4 « f t f t a ft ft 4 • ft ft * 4 * • * > ft ft ft ft ftftftft ft ft » ft • • • " * • « ft ftft * ft ft ft » ft • ft_V ft 4 ft ft ft ftftftftftft ft_P « ft * _ « * f t f t f t f t « P f t f t P • ft V .
ft
•^•B
• * * •
p ft ft • • P M < ftftftiftPftftftj.ftftftftftjfkftftftftpftftftftftftJftftftft***' r * ' * * A * * ft • • ft • • * • • • % * * * 1 * • • • • • * • * • • • (
ftFarPal^ftB ftft" ftaPT^
time he has served as a trustee of Thayer, Chrisitie Stratthaus, Jill
I*  
;; Ifte^laii^gihepoftsibfei^
fta.* ftft*ft4ftfta ftft^ftftaftftft ftft ft * * * • • • * * ft, * flag* • •  • • ft •• * * " * * • ! * * . # *•>* * * ftT * 4 " * * * » * ft • W * • • • • ft " * » " .*_ ' . ' • • • * ft ft • '• * 'ftft'^l
evening on the bay. the college. B uceri, Randy Hil 11 ard, Eri n Lloyd,
u%i Eitenhann had iJMue^i^T^
 % t f f t f t f f t * #
* • • P f t ^ * * ft ft ft ftftftft ft ftft fl ft ft ft • • 'ft ft ft ft • ft ft* ft ft ftftftft • • •" * ft ft ft ft ftft ft* •' ft P • 4 f • ftft ftft * f t f t f f t f t f t f t f t *
  ft * ft •  ft ft ftftftftft ft ftp a ft « ft. ft * V * • ft 4 ft aft ft. ft .ft'4 4 ~ 4 « > • ft • • • • ftft ft K ft •, 4 ft ft ft « ftft ftftftftftft ft. ft ft ft 4 ftftftft * • » • • • « * • * * ft ft ft ft ft ft
ft
ft P I fWft• ftf
ft
•' •* •ftft P ft* " ]
4 ft> pr ft it ft ft ft • ft ft ft ft V^^ ' f t f t ftft ft ft • * • ft* P ft ft ft ft p • ftftftftftft* • P ft f ft # p ft* ft ft • * • ft ftft ftft «b ft ft ft ft P ft ft ft ftft ft i
MSG News: New Reps Elected Hitchcock, Launa Bilak and Chris for the club's toolmaking activi
uSeir windows at the baro
News Editor •—7 * * * *_>" * •  4 f t
J^ if*  P
1
ft ft ft * ft ftft ft * * • * • ft • • 4 ftftftftftft • • • ft. ft *ftJpA 4 ft ft ft 4 ft * m^ 4 » P P • « ft 4 ft ft 4 4 4 ft 4 ft * • » ft • ft * P • • ft • ft ft t 4 1
P • _•• * • • ft  » * * ft * ft ft • • • 4 *  f t f t 4 f t  4 * f t * . , f t I 4 * ft ft * ftft* « • • 4 • 4 ft 4 ftft ft ft P * • • . •>  • _ »
^ftjftl * * * * " « * * * • ^ L ' • • » • ' • » * fft 'ft**** * *•* * • ft ft ft ftjftlftf ftftftftftft***!
ftftftftftftftftftt
• • ft S * J f t J « • * 9 f * • • • ft • • «. a 4 « ft^ Pi 4 4 ft A •
ftTft Fultz. 2 ties.
^e:Sw^Gl^^;R<il$i^iBu$^ aia' BBff
Mercy hurst Student Government
' * ft • ** ftl • • PP ftP P "Pft * * • • • ftpftftftftftftft ftft Pft P P>4 P f t f t f t f t f t f t f t * * ft ftf1ft ft • B ft ft ft ftTftft ft • ft »* # ft\ ft *«_^^ * ^ # •  « * " » ft *\ ftf _f •' * ftj ( Sophomores were: Chris Kupar, Scott Koskoski of the Circle K
* • P * • A • ft ft ft ft»*
* ft * ft ••
ft,P ft 4* (
r • ft 4 ^ f t • ftl ft ft T
ft
.
^ ^
4 *
* • >
9 ft
*
ft
. .
g
* » * • •
ft . •
' < 1
•*^
ft*4
ftV
ft** ft*
' * # 1 a IT*! • *
ft
' * .ffttl fl
• • 4 • ftft ft t ft ft • P ft
• •
• • * ftP/ and Tara Samios. Student Union. The meeting on
in the northerniown of Pamplona, twice jn the head as hejleft hi$;lii(>ii$ie;;: Juniors were: Shaun Gayer, Kelly The Prometheus club returned to Monday May 11 will probably be
 ;iftVednesday.mbinin^ Officials said mat the attackWas clearly the Wort: Wasko, Colleen Nardi, Jenny
:
the MSO meeting to request 100 the last MSG meeting of the year.
of ETA ^ which assassiiuatedlbUT6^er^i6cal Popular
m.?
Party p0ti^ians Novak, Jesse Wakeman, Stephanie ' ft •
ffJF ' 4 P
* * • •
'
• > * * ftft I ft P * • ft ft • * » * • ft. * •
ftaftft**
a ftftftft • 1
1
ftftftft* •
:
I f t
3 ~
•
ftftT
• •
• •••.•,•
• t • ft • * J
Firb anks
The play features Cathy "Harry Chin..."is set in San
Andersen, associate dean of Fransisco in 1939. "It's a wonder ing and high production value. The
Mercyhurst McAuley, as Mrs. ful marriageofacademicsandcom sets and costumes are especially
OBanion. Hurst students Anthony munity. Mercyhurst Theater wel great. It makes for a highly enter
the Lang, J ana Rumbaugh, Amanda comes all into its operation," said
Mary Stefik, and Cris Bucci also Morris " W e will do all that \vc can
taining evening," Gower said.
111: HlliiMlMy
Featuring iilililii'iiliiiBi!lil#Ft^oHlJl
v
RE?! JH iilliiiilij&i;
i\m\ iff *"
Randy Hilliard * Dave Calabrese * * Lance Elbaum i l l ! I!! iSliiiiiiiiil i •
M:&&*
pom (G®ia<£®ipft
a i M f f i M traditional IIMexican
itlralilii' !y! il&iliikiJiiL^ \jim\ Bergamo. $ ; f % ^ m :U
Saturday, May
m *fcbw£n$emble.
Mix^yi^iillecmrerijoflimusiciif ^ ^ l L w . ^^ssmm^^
In The Grotto
;:
 B $ and open t o J p puWpp    formarwjpgaid M«hai§fPkevi
The performance $jj feature atlv offered in Ibe Erie commu
* * * * * * :  * _ * * * P
* ftf I *"»  VB *
ously the only performance oppor
: members of the school's concert
tunity fpTilhesq
ffroujii^
•
:•:•:::
?hil8f
  —
a "•
 '  * ^^^
PAGE 4 THEMEKCIAD May 7,1998
Stasis
By Joe Gallagher
Merciad Columnist
and replaces it with service.
Whether it comes from a court
The OtherSide ofRegistration
By Kathleen Hudak
academics of yesteryear versus the Contributing Writer
extended high schools (colleges)
perclassmen quicker.
I would like to note that the school
is trying to take measures to make
sentence or a schools recommen of kids today. See tribal reli gions
I am writing this column in re the registration process more con
Intensity. It is what's shown in dation, many more individuals and philosophies versus today's
sponse to last week's article con venient For instance, we now have
people who do what they enjoy for come into contact with it, its in ecumenical institutionalized reli
cerning the scheduling process. the day off so that needed classes
their lives, and through the energy tensity is lost, it is no longer what gions. See democratic states and
For the past three years I have are not missed due to registration.
ml
they expediate in doing it It is it was, republics, racists, monarchies, the
worked as a student employee in There is also a representative from
marked by their enthusiasm as that Look at any music scene popular rises and failings of empires, edu
the Registrar's Office. I know what student accounts present in the
is how they express it I ntensi ty is today that is distributed through cation systems, civilrights,unions,
it means to stand in line as well as Mercy Heritage Room. This al
strong, and it is present in any area, major recording corporations. It is affirmative action, etc., etc. See to enter registration slips. And I lows students with business office
but rarely is it felt in our society created from underground levels the agendas, the motivations, the agree that it can be a frustrating holds to straighten that problems
which advocates striving for in and performed with dignity by a interests. Many more individuals process. up quicker. Advisors, such as
tensity in only a few fields, whe select crowd. When this is seen, so come into contact with it, its in
Sara Blecki has a good sugges Phyllis Aiello, now are accessible
ther they be suited to a person or is the potential for exploitation, tensity is lost, it's no longer what it
tion about rearranging the regis to help sort out scheduling prob
not Intensity does not necessarily manipulation, and money, bring was.
tration process. However it is not lems. >
make people masters of theirarena, ing us those big entertainment Anywhere one goes and finds ideal at this time. About a year and Now, I am going to deviate from
it simply boasts the energy they groups. It is no new story. Witness human activity, in that arena there a half ago the school acquired a
my topic a little. I want to thank
possess. Most people don't find it, it in any style: The intensified first is found an "oldj school" and a new database system in which it
those students that are goodna
if they even bother chasing it, generation ska is nothing like the "new school" of people present keeps the student records. This
tured during scheduling. This is a
whether they pretend to or not third wave ska of the 1990's. The An astonishing point though is that system is called DataTel. Imple
frustrating day for the Registrar's
Alcoholics anonymous is a well original blues is nothing like the it is not always chronological age menting this system into the
Office. Not only do the workers
known program to assist people in resurgence of today. 50's rocka that defines the difference of the school's network has affected the
go crosseyed*from reading the
their recovery from a substance on billy style is nothing like the rock people in them. Itis intensity which
entireadministration,includingthe registration slips, but we also try to
which they've grown dependent nroll of later times. Hippie music was present from the "old" time,
Regi strar' s Office. So notonl y does work quickly to move the line
It has been around for many de from the 60's is nothing like the when only a small population of
this office have to arrange the class through. For those of you who
cades. Many have turned to it and yuppified version of today. people comprised that particular
schedule, make sure there are have an attitude, please lighten up.
found success. It is beneficial, and Hardcore coming from the start/ arena at stake.)Popularity brings
enough rooms available, and all If one of* your classes is closed,
that has not gone unnoticed. Judi heart is nothing like the monoto about many more people as an
the other duties that are involved understand that we do not have a
cial courts have now picked up on nous boredom found now. The ini audience. Sure, it's wonderful that
with the job, but they also have to personal vendetta against you.
it People are commonly ordered tial jazz is nothing like the re it exposes them to the energy of
1 ensure thai DataTel * is function You just chose a. popular class..
to attend A A meetings for DUI newed interest > seen ?in white what mat particular'scene'is all * t a
ing required for graduation from like Doris Day versus the ignorant will and how many will keep on
certain classes/school s as the ben rebellious child of today. See the following? I Mam 3 Credits aⅈ
• I*
pi ? • ; • ! • ! * ( •
rife
• » •
iiljlj!
• : :
4 * • 4 * »* ft • »
* 4 ft ft « ft « k ft
4
•
*
4
4
*
»
4
*
*
•
f
4
4
•
a
t
4
4
ft
4
ft
*
4
*
•
t
l
4
4
• * '
' . * T V
4
+ * \
ft
ft
^
4
«
ft
• ; v .
*
*
4 . 1
*
I
•
•
4
•
4
4
•
4
ft
ft
4
•
I
*
*
*
•
•
»
f
*
•»
»
•
•
ft
•
•
*
*
•
*
•
*
ft
t
#
•
ft
«
ft
*
• " t
•
4
q
*
4
•
#
I
4
ft
t
*
l
.
• •
*
* ^ * ^ 4 \
i
•
4
*
>
•
i
College, but due to a swift, debrisfilled current, races were moved to Parkersburg, WV.
The women's varsity eight won their race, as well as the women's varsity lightweight four. The varsity
heavyweight four and freshmen boats both placed second in their races. Due to a lack of entries in the JV
division, Mercyhurst's JV women were broken up into the varsity heavyweight/lightweight boats.
> * • • • •
The varsity men's boat placed second, JV placed third and Freshmen placed third in each of their
' •  • * « • « * • * * 4 *
^::::*::v:*>:^ day,: Smith gaYe up.: respective races. The men's varsity and JV boats were under the direction of the new head coach, Adrian
• * • • *fft) * ' ftj • * ft* * * * < ^ * a " 4 • ft* kft * ftft • * • • v * * • i 4 4 •
* 4 * ft * a ft t * < » f t k f t f t « « > 4 L 4 4 % 4 4 4 4 4 f t 4 •» * * .    * * fc_ ft£ * » V f _ A * ^ J * _ * _ •   ft ft * ft  * * • ft ft ftV I A J 4 _ • M . I U ' I I t^_ft ftlV fc—*
Spracklen.
i 4 4 1 4 _ 4 • ft V * i * * • • » 4 4 4 4 * _ t f t  * 4 ft ft ft ft ft 4 4 1 1 4 * 4 * _ » j 4 .;•/ ' f t 4 y * 1 * # * I < • 4 4 _ 4 J 4 * * • * • * * * • • • * • & • * 1 * • * * • * • • > *
silled >x:doubleHlfee4^c^^::WBte4ftt::::: Smilh::haS:^n ERA MA^iptUto: Mercyhurst raced against crews from U. of Dayton, Bowling Green, U. of Charleston, Marietta, Duquesne
• " • ' • > ' • % V > * > * • " • i * • * ' • * V .  . . "  "  < * , • . ' « . ' % ' • ' / : • ^ ^ ^ ' f t S f ^ J ^ C ^ l L v • ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ / f t ^ y ^ ^ 4 t . ' A  , ^ y A * ' 4 Z F t r ' C * £ * { 4 3 b ^ L '
4 ft
jlS***^ and Ohio University. Each team receives a designated number of points for their placement in each race to
:
Tn&Laice& ^ determine the overall team winner. Mercyhurst fared above the rest •
ft
•

*
ft
• !

>
ft
' •
ft
»
" 4
*
•
%
4
*
•
«
»
*
4
*
•
*

•  * * «
*
*
*
*
4
*
4
«
4
ft
4
•
4
»ft
*
*
•  •
JK n
* *
ft
*
•
• f
ft
 " •
*
*£_*L_4
ft; ftft*
•
*
ft • 4
ft
4 • 
ft
.4" • J f
* •
•
ft
4
*
.
I
*
^

^ 1
•
^ ^
•
1
f T >
•
4
ft
4
ft
4
*
ftvf
* 4
»
*
•
4
I
4  P
The season is over for all crews except the varsity women. The eight rowers plus one coxswain will travel 4 4 « 4 f t 4 1 ft ft * * ft • • » • • « 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 * 4 * « f t ft < * * ft 4 A 4
::dltsiWedfitt^:::::::»:bai
^ — , 4 4 k 4 4 . • ft ft« * • ft * 4 4 4 4 4 ft 4 ft #4 • *ftj * •
* 4 4 4 4
to Massachusetts for the Championships. Senior rower, Kristy Robison, said, "It's an honor to be accepted
4 4 4 • * • • « 1
ft
*
•
«
ft
«
4
*
4
*
4
«
ft
*
4
h
.
4
4
•
ft
•
•
v
•
ft
<
ft
1
ft
4
«
4
•
4
ft
f t
ft
*
*
'
ft*
J 4 l A
m _ f t
#
•
l K
• c
r
•
S
%
¥
• _
t
•
*
ft
•
*
ft
•
4
»
<0


*
4
t
ft
•
ft
ftft
l ' «
«
7
i
ftft
4 T
i > ? * .
/ *
i 4

i ^ t
*
*
*
t •

"

4
 »
4 ^ 4
 
t / 4 . A
• •
4
ftft
* f * 4
t •
4,
4
4
' •
to champions. This is the big payoff that every crew hopes to have a chance at." Nikki Esposito added, "A
, L C
•ft 4 ft^ 4 4 • 4 1 * 44% * • * • • * » n f \ J J L J i < 1 • 1 * ^ V " 4 r M 4TT4 • • C M J . M 4 • • l f t < > J * 4 : 1 t ft^4  • ft .
r
  4  4 t 4 4 ; 44*ft4444ftftk?ft4; — 4 *  ^ »  ^ * r i f f • ' 4 P ft4»T% » 4 4 > 4 f k P * * ? ' V . M l ^ • ftP # ^ * . f  < • 4 * S • • • • 4 ft * . f t * ft 4 • ft * • • ft 9 ft#*ft , • • * • • * "ft • • * •  • • • • • • *
k
• 4 F • • » * . 4**"» m 4 k 4 < • * » 4 » * 4 i ftHPft r ft 4 • 4 a ftft < 1 * ft * 1 4
shot at Champions is a great ending for a senior's last season. I feel very confident in our crew."*.
4 * * * W * * •> 4 4 »
Golf Team Wins Fredonia Invitational to EndjSeason
B r
• * • * 7 " * \ ^ f t ' 4? • * «4* # ft ft 4 > 4 4 4 4 f t 4 4 ! * 1 4 • ^ 4 4 * 4 4 9 . 4* ft 4 • # 4 ft ft V P 4 4*ftlr • * I * I I M I 1 * * I * '
The Mercyhurst College Golf Team finished the 1998 Season by winning the Fredonia Invitational Golf
I ft * ift » * ft « * * * * • * * * • • * • » ft ftaftftWftUtvAdAftftft* * ft 4 4 * ft * ft * ft * • ' ft <  * •
t ft • • • * • • 4 4 • 4 4 ft444ft*fttft * v • ' * • • • * » * * » * f t » f t f t f t * * * * * * * f t f t * f t f t » » » ft * * * 4 4 • • ft • • ft • 4 * * • • ft ft ft •
Tournament on Thursday. The overall team score was 310,36 strokes better than Alfred University. Chad
.ft 4 f t . ft t f t f t * f t f t * f t f t * * f t f t f t B « *  f i * 4 4 • • 4 ft * • * •  f t • » • • • • * • •   * * • * • . « * • * • • J f c A • ft ft • » ^ . ft * # i  f _ * 4 J 4 • * '
f * _ 4 % * ft A • 4 ft ft 4 ft ft 4 • • * ft ft ft * • * * 4 4 4 * A 4 _ 4 f t 4 « * f 1 4 » " 4 4 • f * % • 4 • ft_4 * _ » 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 * J ^ _ • • _ • _ • * • V • *• • • » ' * _ 4 • *
and hadihttt strike cuts; i x . f r o m ^ ^ i ^ i A l p t p f p l a y ^ : ^ Hoisek shot a 73 which earned him medalist honors. Curry Huskes came in close behind him with a 75.
4 * 4 4 I f t W 4 \ 4 ft ft ft * ft) • • A ft ft A % 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 ? 4 A 4 » 4 * * * A 4 f t , f t » * ft 4 4 # ft * _ • _ • 4 4 % 9 4 " » j  # 4 4 A # * * _ » ? _ » • * ' ! _ . • • I ( • * _ • 4 4 #L 4 • 4
B
ft * ft * ft ft • • • • • 4 4 4 4 ft 4 ft 4 ft 9 4 4 9 4 ' 9 4 4 4 9 4 ft * * ^v> ftft 4 4 A * * • * ft 4 * ft. 9 • ft 9 ft • * v * * 4 * _  L 4 • * 4x944 4 4 i 9 f t ft % 4 ft * ft 4 • ft
•*
The Team placed ninth out of seventeen teams last weekend for the 26th th Annual Bay Valley
v #
• A A 4 4 # % A ) 9 4 > # 4 f t 4 f t 4 4 4 ft 4 .ft ft • • * • • • * * • # « 4 4 4 9 » •  k « • • • • * * * f t 9 i l 4 • ft « ft  a 9 a ftft a p ft ft A •
4 4 4 4 4 f t * a . « * f t ft ft 4. 4. 4 4 • * 9 4 4 4 4 4 4 ft ft 4 4 4 4 4 4 9 ft 4 _ * f > 4) ft 4 ft 4 4 4 fJft 4 *4 * 9 9 * ft 4 4 A t ' • 4 ft A A A
• • 4 • 4 • • 4 4 4 ft ft *
The Tournament began at Wayne State University on Friday. Curry Huskes had the best score of the match
with a 79. Chad Hoisek finished with an 80, Rich Burlett 82, and Nate Adams 83.
The second half to the tournament was held in Saginaw, Michigan. Sunday scores were: Hoisek 78, Huskes
80, Burlett 84, and Brandon Stevenson 85. v
Sunday opened up with some interesting weather as play on the course became a battle between man and
nature. Nate Adams took the low score with an 80, Hoisek 81, Huskes 86, and Burlett 87. Adamsfa sophomore^
said, "We did wel 1 considering there were forty mile an hour winds. We played slightly better than expected
Softball Team Shows considering the competition we had."
The season has been filled with ups and downs, but the Lakers have seemed to come out playing solid. They
have achieved noticeable success in the GLI AC Conference.
Improvement on Last Year
By Perry Wood
Sports Writer
men who held the team together
and displayed commanding lead
Mercyhurst Students Take to theAir
ership are moving on. By Scott Vance
The Lady Lakers finished their Seniorfirstbaseman Jodi Durick Sports Editor
softball season on Saturday at the said, "Despite our record, I don't
doubleelimination GLIAC Tour think it showed the talent that we Last Friday XTREME AIR came to Mer
had and the heart that we put in. I
* •
nament T he Tournament was held cyhurst for thefirsttime. 11 was a great hit for
in Grand Valley State. The Hurst's think the team will see more suc both students and faculty alike.
final record for the season was 18 cess in the future and I wish I could Many of the maintenance staff and security
24. I • * be a part of that." Senior shortstop officers were on hand to witness this spec
Mercyhurst lost the opening Kim HodgkissLilly said, "I don't tacular which took place at the side of the ice
game 51 to Hillsdale University. think we did as well as we had the arena.
The women experienced deja vue potential to do. For some reason, The event which was organized by S.A.C
when batting problems? plagued we just didn't get the wins." attracted a lot of students due toits size and the
their starters. The second game Senior second baseman Stacy noise of its engine when it was turned up to
was a triumphant 42 win against Bort said, "I had a lot of fun full power. The students• really enjoyed it
Findlay University. Kri stie Krause throughout the year. The freshmen when one of the owners took to the air and
pitched an excellent game and was brought a whole new spark to the flew al most 30 feet into the air. 11 was a good
relieved by Karen Bender. Unfor team.'* job that the engine did not malfunction, other
tunately, that was not enough to A tear came to the eye of Head wise we would have been pealing him off the
carry on to Saginaw Valley State. Coach Amy Weaver after the sec ground. "It was a great feeling to be held up
Once again, the bats were asleep ond loss. This is herfinalyear of inthcairby 150 mi leper hour winds and being
and the women lost 62. With this coachi ng the Mercyhurst Women's tossed around by the two helpers," said junior
final loss, the Lakers ended their Softball program. Next year she Angela Parkinson. ,
hopes of GLIAC glory. becomes the Assistant Athletic Parkinson's remarks were echoed by Junior
As the season came to an end, Director and head coach at the Adam Krizbai, "It really was a great thrill, but
the seniors look back on their North East Campus. I hoped they would let me soar into the ai r 1 ike
accomplishments and the fresh HodgkissLilly said. "We all the man running the machine. 1 think that I
men are looking ahead to future wish Coach Weaver the best of could have shown him a trick or two in the air
obstacles. Some of the upperclass luck, the team will miss her." Security guard Eric Kraus looks on at theflyingman if I had been given the chance
May 7,1998
By Todd Zielinski
Women's Lacrosse End Season with 10th overall in points per game, as Perry, closed out the terrible trio,
Record
Sports Writer* well as having, an outstanding as she accounted for 20 goals, 10
scoring average of three goals a assists, for 30 points. Bonvouloir
The Lady Lakers Lacrosse team game. logged more than 588 minutes be
ended the season on a low note The teams starting goalie, Fresh tween the pipes saving 126 shots
dropping their fifth match ina man Nicole Bonvouloir earned a on net leading to a modest 46
row against Niagara*}10. T his loss conference ranking of third in both record.
dropped their overall record to 5 save percentage and goals against As far as recruiting goes, Cooke
10 ) 1 average. pointed out the majority of recruits
Improvement for the women's As a team, Mercyhurst ranked in would be coming from states like
lacrosse team this year was not the top 15 of Division II teams as Maryland, New York, Ohio,
measured by an overall record but well as ranking seventh overall in Florida, Illinois and provinces in
by personal growth. A team which scoring defense. Canada like British Columbia, and
started out haunted by the 01 7 Head Coach Kevin Cooke ex Ontario. Cooke added, "It's excit
record a year ago, has come full plained, "We built this program ing for me to bring kids in from
circle. The Division II honors rec from the base up. "It's not a reality non traditional locations/* He
ognized this improvement by rank to go to a tournament in our second also pointed out that getting these
ing several of the Laker players as year." Cooke then went on to recruits to sign would be tough
some of the best in the nation. explain the majority of the team because, "We have to get kids in
For her record breaking 10point are freshmen looking to build a terested in us, because the Mercy
performance, Freshman Jessica solid program by the time they are hurst name is not out there yet"
Carvel was mentioned on the All seniors. On tap for next year, the Lady
Division II scorers list as well as The final season statistics had Lakers are scheduled to face
teammate Freshman Nadia Sha number 20 Nadia Shabanza at the tougher opponents. The season for
banza who scored nine points on top of the list with 50 goals, five them will start in February when
April 25 against Shippensburg as assists for 55points. Jessica Carvel they are slated > to take on Ohio
well as recording a team high se was second with 30 goals. State. f I
ven goals. Shabanza also ranked " Freshman number.21, Amy Erin Cieslik on the attack for the taken f f Photo: Jessica Russell
# * •
• ff • • ff *• ff * « # ff • *J
:* • • • » * * • » * v ^
L* ***** **/*•**
• • * *
• • • • • * * * • \
* • • «a ** •* • * » _
* _•
» •* * » ••  *  * ** * ** ** •f ff* ff
» ff
• »• •* « »» *» »_•
• f t*_•** »
* ff
« ff» ~i ff 1, •, *i  t
• •• *i » *> •ft_ •*_ **_ •• _•*_ •t _•_
Third Place Finish for Men's Tennis
The Mercyhurst men's tennis
I • • » * • * *• %* *
* * • * €* • # tf l •* * * • *• •* *• . • * * • • • «• •* • * • *• •» •* •• • * •*. • *. • •. * .• * .• * .•* . ** ' P•
i • • • *• ** •• *# •• •ft « ff_9__ff_ff_£
• £ *^» * •  * _ *
• • * * * • * • _• • _•* _• • _• • —
• ••_ •*_ ••_ *• ft• 1_«__#.
• * • •* •• ' • *. * *_*•
* • • • •» • *, **. "Pops", will return to Mercyhurst having a meeting with the coach
team ended their regular season at next year, however he will not and out of nowhere he said, "who
*—•
the GLIAC conference tourna
^ J * W * * * ^ ^ ^ •*£• ^ • ^ ^ F ^ * * * T i ^ ^
• * **•*•*•"**• » • * « * » « • • • * • * • » * * * * * a * « l r
*^ ^ * ^ ^ * *
»*&"^~ftC* * * • * » * • , * * * • " • * • "  " • • • " • « « # • # • • " * * * * * * • * * " * • «
^_i__?_f_fc±I*  «* « . ** *A 4« * ** • f •e 4** ** ft4 *V *t «• <• •fe 4 • *• f ftkft
t * » m• *« »* ** ** •*
^ ^ » * * * * % ^ i ^ ^ ^ ^ * ^ ^ ^ « ^ * ^ P ^ * >  " 7 * * ^ * • • * • » ft«^* * * *^* • * * * « • • t * *> • i •
* f t **•*• • • * *  * # * • * • * • • • i * * * i V f  1 f c * » * t * « * * * *»***.*.*!,*»*»*•*. *»*«***•*•*#
# * • • » • * * • •** t * « * * « * # * i » # * * * *
* • #* * * * ** • * • * * ' •* ** •B •* • •• * » •* *»* •* *f f* *• *• f •t f* *• * •* •* "
* • • * # * • • • * * • • * • • * • • •
* .* •* •* ** *• ** *« *» ** "ft• •• «• . • .**.*_
* »_*_*_*
• * * *i"
play tennis. "I'm going to miss all took my last Combo."
ment The teamfinishedin third
B
• • * # < • • • ft * f * A • * ft • * • • «
M» ** f• •# «* »# #• •• *• A• #*t ftf *
* • • *
• • • ** <• ** fMt . * f t w ^ f t * * * t n u p « A g * g T J . M > * . w • a t f t * * t t . a
V # l *
f # * * * * p * * * * * 0 a i
f * a. * * • • » « • 4 * A * « * * * i • • * • • • * # * • * « < • •
•
» ft * ft * * • i^.i^_t—•—•—S—
i a • ftftftftftfttftW
the fun we had on die road trips,
place out of a total of 10 teams.
—ffi1*1 • • J * • • I # • ft 0 ft • • * 9 9 * j
/.%•. \^v•^^v///*^^^VAv^v.w.^^^^^^^V•V*TW.3t^N W
The Hurst ended the regular sea t saying" whas that" every time we face for the rest of what was meant
L « k * • • * V *   ^
1
der to have sole possession of third This game also marked the last spite having two walkons. They
place. game Scott Vance played for the ended the season with an overall
"."4/ft *>if*ftffik!^ =i". kjfftff3H>V«**!A!»!ff?i 1*'*TL l\T*» •* .• .* • " . r* V, %".*?. % % • r r r ^ . T . ' . • " . ^ T * * " ^ ' . '
Scott Vance, Scott Robson, and ^T?W«
Hurst. Vance has played all four record of 114.
Matt Bertani all finished with third years for the Lakers. "The team really came together
} * *   * . * * * * •wli • ff •
J H