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Men’s tennis goes 1-1 in first conference weekend

Men’s tennis goes 1-1 in first conference weekend

Lizzie Knapper

March 20, 2014

The Mercer University men’s tennis team hosted their conference opener this past weekend, March 14 and 15, against Northern Kentucky University and Lipscomb University. The team has been looking forward to the beginning of conference play all season. “We had our ups and downs in matches,” said...

Women’s basketball falls in semifinals of A-Sun tournament

Lizzie Knapper

March 20, 2014

The Mercer University women’s basketball team wrapped up a great season this past week in Fort Myers, Fla. The Bears took the Atlantic Sun Conference tournament by storm Tuesday evening when they beat the Jacksonville University Dolphins to advance to the semifinals. The Dolphins had beaten Mercer...

Women’s basketball in the mix for A-Sun tournament

Lizzie Knapper

February 20, 2014

The Mercer Women’s basketball team played two more conference series in the past two weeks. On Feb. 6 and 8, the Bears faced Northern Kentucky and Lipscomb at home. After a close loss to the Norse, the Bears came back with a vengeance to secure a five-point victory over the Lipscomb Bisons. A week...

Women’s basketball bounces back with back-to-back wins

Lizzie Knapper

February 6, 2014

The Mercer University women’s basketball team won the two conference games this past week. On Jan. 25, the Bears bested East Tennessee State University in a tough battle. This is the Buccaneers’ fourth straight loss to Mercer, and a great end for the Bears’ losing streak. All conference games are...

Men’s tennis wins 2 in a row

Lizzie Knapper

February 6, 2014

The Mercer University men’s tennis team finally ended their five game losing streak and seemingly rough start to the 2014 season. However, the Bears faced intense competition and have had the opportunity to really improve their skills and confidence. They faced Auburn, Florida State and Arkansas all...

Women’s basketball falls to 2-4 in conference

Vinisha Kalra / Cluster Staff

Lizzie Knapper

January 22, 2014

After two and a half months of non-conference play, the Mercer women’s basketball team began conference play in January. The Bears held a winning record after non-conference play. They had seven wins and four losses heading into the new year. The Bears won their home conference opener against the University of North Florid...

Player Spotlight: Langston Hall

Patrick Hobbs / Cluster Staff

Lizzie Knapper

January 22, 2014

Senior Langston Hall is the point guard for the Mercer Bears men’s basketball team. The Stone Mountain native began playing basketball at the age of four. Seventeen years later, he finds himself at Mercer University still playing the game he fell in love with at such a young age. Throughout his life, his parents have alway...

Rule leads Men's Golf in Autotrader.com Collegiate Classic

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Lizzie Knapper

November 9, 2013

The Men’s Golf team took on the AutoTrader.com Collegiate Classic this week along with three of the top fifty teams in the nation. The competition also consisted of five players ranked among the top 100 individuals. Mercer’s own freshman Emmanuel Kountakis is ranked 97th. As a team, the Bears are ra...

Men's Soccer upsets Norse in overtime with a 1-0 win

Lizzie Knapper

November 9, 2013

The Bears played their last home game on Saturday, Oct. 26, against the University of North Florida Ospreys. Before the game, the Bears took a moment to honor the six seniors on the team: Ehjayson Henry, Joey Heavner, Ryan King, Brady O’Brien, Cole Mitchell and Micheal Lewis. Saturday’s game marked th...

Men's Golf takes sixth in AutoTrader.com Classic

Lizzie Knapper

October 25, 2013

The Mercer Men’s Golf team started off the week strong after their Brickyard Championship. Two members of the team, senior Hans Reimers and freshman Emmanuel Kountakis, were named Atlantic Sun Co-Players of the Week. The Bears captured this title after leading the team to victory at the Brickyard To...

Men's Soccer struggles to earn another win in conference play

Lizzie Knapper

October 25, 2013

The Mercer Men’s Soccer team kicked off the past week of games when they hosted Incarnate Word on Oct. 10. The Bears started the game off as senior Ehjayson Henry scored the first goal in the first eighteen minutes of the games. However, the Bears’ defense was unable to stop Incarnate Word’s of...

Men's Golf takes victory at Brickyard Collegiate Championship

Lizzie Knapper

October 13, 2013

The Men’s Golf team travelled to Simpsonville, Ky. to compete in the Cardinal Intercollegiate Monday Sept. 23 and Tuesday Sept. 24. The team consisted of three seniors, James Beale, Trey Rule and Hans Reimers, and two freshmen, Sean Smothers and Emmanuel Kountakis. Four of these players helped the B...

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