Articles by: Bryson Jones

Betts, Niemann named Male and Female Athlete of the Year

The Mercer Univerity Athletics Department announced its 2012-13 Outstanding Male and Female Student-Athletes of the Year at its third annual Big Bear Event held at Hawkins Arena on Saturday April 20. Seniors Will Betts and Kacie Niemann picked up the honors after four impressive years at Mercer University filled with outstanding achievements both on and off the field. Betts will[Read More…]

by Apr 25 0 comments Sports
Baseball takes No. 1 Ranking in Mid-Major Poll

Baseball takes No. 1 Ranking in Mid-Major Poll

After yet another successful week between the lines, the Mercer baseball team completed its season-long rise to the top of the charts to the No. 1 ranking in the most recent College Baseball Daily Top-25 Mid-Major Poll released earlier this week.  Mercer (32-11, 12-6 A-Sun) started the week off by collecting a solid 5-3 mid-week road win over Georgia Southern[Read More…]

by Apr 25 0 comments Sports

Men’s golf places fifth in Atlantic Sun Conference

Reimers finishes ninth overall in the conference The Mercer men’s golf team finished off the season with a fifth place finish in the Atlantic Sun Conference tournament. On day one of the tournament, Junior James Beale booked a 75 (+3) in to lead the Bears to a tie for fifth place on the team leaderboard.  Mercer’s first day total of[Read More…]

by Apr 25 0 comments Sports

Sand Volleyball falls in tourney

The fifth seeded Mercer sand volleyball team was eliminated from the Atlantic Sun Tournament on Saturday after dropping 3-2 decisions to No. 4 Florida Gulf Coast and No. 3 Jacksonville at the Dolphin Beach Volleyball Courts.  Mercer (0-17) saw its season conclude while FGCU (5-9) and Jacksonville (6-16) moved on to Sunday’s play, where they will face each other at[Read More…]

by Apr 25 0 comments Sports
Bears sting No. 12 Yellow Jackets

Bears sting No. 12 Yellow Jackets

Fail to capitalize at North Florida After an impressive 10-1 win against then No. 12 ranked Georgia Tech and taking the first game against North Florida in a 5-4 thriller, the Mercer baseball team dropped their next two matches to the University of North Florida making it the Bears’ first weekend series loss of the year. Junior Brandon Barker and senior David Randall pitched[Read More…]

by Apr 10 0 comments Sports

Edmonson, Braxton named NSCA All-Americans

Mercer University seniors Richie Edmondson of the men’s soccer team and Charlayna Braxton of the women’s volleyball team were both recognized as National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) All-Americans as released by the organization Wednesday afternoon.  The prestigious national honor is awarded to a select group of collegiate athletes nominated with measurements in the vertical jump, pro-agility run, 40-yard dash, bench[Read More…]

by Apr 10 0 comments Sports