Mercer to hold ‘Fan Appreciation Day’ as new year begins
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Young cubs and seasoned bears descend upon the Macon campus as a new school year and fall sports season dawns. To celebrate the occasion, Mercer Athletics is hosting a Fan Appreciation Day Saturday (Aug. 22).
The day begins at 9 a.m. as the Lady Bears’ volleyball team take the floor for their annual Orange and Black scrimmage in Hawkins Arena. At 11:30 a.m., the football, men’s soccer and volleyball teams will greet fans, hand out posters and sign autographs in the University Center’s Heritage Hall.
At 1 p.m., the final football scrimmage of fall camp kicks off at Five Star Stadium. The day ends at Bear Field as the men’s soccer team takes on the Belmont Bruins in an exhibition contest. Start time is set for 7 p.m. Both the scrimmage and exhibition are open to the public.