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Men’s basketball falls at UAB in season opener

Men’s basketball falls at UAB in season opener

Christian Hartley

November 15, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Mercer men’s basketball fell short in its season opener on Tuesday night, falling on the road to the Alabama-Birmingham Blazers, 75-67. The game was back-and-forth for most of the first half, as the Bears and Blazers traded leads in the opening 12 minutes. Mercer had their largest lead 16-10 with 9:5...

Mercer Volleyball going into the SoCon tournament

Mercer Volleyball going into the SoCon tournament

Kyle Mullins, Sports Editor

November 15, 2018


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

This 2018 team has had a remarkably improved season over last year’s team, finishing the regular season 15-12 overall and 8-8 in the conference. So far this year three of the players have gotten over 200 kills, Brittany Major (254), Roberta Todd (277) and Paige Alsten leading with 330 kills. ...

Women’s basketball secures first win of new season

Women’s basketball secures first win of new season

Christian Hartley

November 15, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports

After a tough loss to Wake Forest to open the season, Mercer women’s basketball got back on track Monday evening with a 79-72 victory over Georgia Southern. The first and second quarters were neck-and-neck. Each team traded baskets and swapped runs, but neither could pull away. The result was a tied, ...

Athlete Profile: Freshman volleyball Sensation Brittany Major

Athlete Profile: Freshman volleyball Sensation Brittany Major

Ryan Weaver

November 14, 2018


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Brittany Major has started her college career with a stellar first season, tallying 254 kills and 45 blocks this season. But her transition to college life and sport was helped along by the seniors on the team. “I would say Danielle Faust and Paige Alsten [have] really mentored me not through just athl...

Bears pull of fourth quarter victory against Chattanooga

Bears pull of fourth quarter victory against Chattanooga

Kyle Mullins, Sports

November 13, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports

With only two games left in the season, Mercer football needed a win to keep them from further slipping down in the Southern Conference standings. Luckily, they were able to do just that against Chattanooga last Saturday in what was their first road victory against the Mocs since 1933. With quart...

Men’s basketball falls at UAB in season opener

Men’s basketball falls at UAB in season opener

Christian Hartley

November 8, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Mercer men’s basketball fell short in its season opener on Tuesday night, falling on the road to the Alabama-Birmingham Blazers, 75-67. The game was back-and-forth for most of the first half, as the Bears and Blazers traded leads in the opening 12 minutes. Mercer had their largest lead 16-10 with 9:5...

SoCon title hopes fall in Mercer football loss against ETSU

SoCon title hopes fall in Mercer football loss against ETSU

Kyle Mullins, Sports Editor

November 7, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports

When Mercer took the field Saturday afternoon in their homecoming game against the no. 1 ranked ETSU, the odds were clearly against them. Not only were they going up against the best team in the Southern Conference, they also had to deal with a severely weakened offense. Quarterback Kaelan Riley and running back Te...

Trevor Martineau, Men’s Soccer Red Hot Going Into SoCon Tournament

Trevor Martineau, Men’s Soccer Red Hot Going Into SoCon Tournament

Ryan Weaver, Lead Sports Writer

November 4, 2018


Filed under Soccer, Sports

Mercer Men’s soccer has been in fine form the last two months of the season and their work has earned them the Southern Conference regular season title along with a first round bye in the conference tournament. Both the team and freshman forward Trevor Martineau began to heat up once they moved...

Cory Kilby looks ahead to final Mercer Basketball season

Cory Kilby looks ahead to final Mercer Basketball season

Ryan Weaver, Lead Sports Writer

November 4, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Cory Kilby is entering his last season with Mercer Men’s basketball, and he looks to step up as a leader and help pass the torch to the team’s underclassmen. Kilby said he grew up around basketball because of his dad’s love for the sport. He spent a lot of time going to the gym with his dad fo...

What to look forward to from Mercer baseball

What to look forward to from Mercer baseball

Kyle Mullins

November 4, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Mercer’s baseball team has regularly been one of the most consistently productive teams on Mercer campus, a fact which has helped the program grow in recent years. In the last eight seasons, last year’s was the only time they had a losing record in the conference even though their overall record...

How Kicker Cole Fisher became a Mercer Football record holder

How Kicker Cole Fisher became a Mercer Football record holder

Kyle Mullins, Sports Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports

Former Mercer running back Alex Lake had two records that were broken during the Bears’ game against Western Carolina. The first was Mercer’s all time rushing yards record which Tee Mitchell now holds. The second one is the all-time scoring record, now held by kicker Cole Fisher. What makes th...

Men’s Soccer Clinches SoCon Regular Season Crown

Men’s Soccer Clinches SoCon Regular Season Crown

Christian Hartley

October 24, 2018


Filed under Soccer, Sports

For the first time since 2014, the Mercer men’s soccer team won the Southern Conference regular season championship. For Mercer, who is now 5-0 in conference action for the first time in school history, the title means a crucial first-place seed in November’s tournament. The title came after ...

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