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2015 Masters Champion: Jordan Spieth

2015 Masters Champion: Jordan Spieth

Jordan Lee Kirkland, Staff Writer
April 15, 2015
Filed under Atlanta, Golf, Sports

Although he was not yet able to legally drink alcohol last year, Jordan Spieth still tied for second place in The Masters. Spieth was not going to let this one get away from like last year, when Bubba Watson closed strong and was able to don his second Green Jacket. Spieth, now 21, finished this year’s...

Fall Sports Overview

Emily Rochefort
November 5, 2014
Filed under Golf, News, Soccer, Sports, Volleyball

Men’s Soccer   In another overtime game, the Mercer Men’s Soccer Team came out victorious against the Wofford Terriers 3-2. In the exciting Tuesday night matchup, the Terriers scored first, making the score 1-0 in the 27th minute. The Bears did not answer until 40 minutes later, when Will...

Coaching spotlight: Gary Guyer

Emily Rochefort
November 5, 2014
Filed under Golf, News, Sports

Gary Guyer, coach of the Mercer University Women’s Golf Team, is the winningest coach in the program’s history.  The program has been extremely successful since he came to the team in 2008. As of his arrival, the team has climbed national rankings and was ranked in 55th among 256 division one programs...

Fall sports overview

Emily Rochefort
October 22, 2014
Filed under Golf, Soccer, Sports, Volleyball

Women’s Soccer   After a full 90 minutes and two overtimes, the Mercer Women’s Soccer Team could not overpower the Furman University Paladins, tying the team 0-0. In the Oct. 5th contest, the Bears outshot the Paladins 16-12 but could not find the back of the net. Senior Tess Patton led th...

Fall Sports Overview: Sept. 21- Oct. 3

Emily Rochefort
October 10, 2014
Filed under Golf, Soccer, Sports, Volleyball

Women’s Soccer In its last non-conference game of the season, the Mercer Women’s Soccer Team overwhelmed the University of South Carolina-Aiken 5-0. Four of the five goals in the contest were scored in the first half. Maddie Clark, Tess Patton, Brianna Stampler and Lauren Gassie all found the back...

Sports pyschology: individual versus team

Emily Rochefort
October 6, 2014
Filed under Golf, News, Sports

The rings of British accents chanting “Ole, Ole, Ole, Ole” echoed on the golf course, as Martin Kaymer, playing for Europe, and Steve Stricker, playing for the United States, began the penultimate match on the afternoon of the final day of the 2012 Ryder Cup in Medinah, Illinois. The Americans headed...

Fall sports overview

Emily Rochefort
September 25, 2014
Filed under Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Sports, Volleyball

Women’s Soccer On Sept. 7, the Mercer Women’s Soccer Team defeated the Houston University Cougars 3-2. In the third minute of the game, Washida Blackman, senior forward for the Bears, scored off of a free kick from Sarah Daane. Just before halftime, junior Sydney Brogden increased the score to...

Fall preview: who's who in the SoCon

Emily Rochefort
August 12, 2014
Filed under Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Sports, Volleyball

Men’s Cross Country   At the last Atlantic Sun Conference Championship, the Mercer University Men’s Cross Country team finished seventh out of ten teams. The team graduated three seniors out of nine total members. “This upcoming season will be more of a building season with an incoming...

Men’s golf takes third

Men’s golf takes third

Bryson Jones
October 24, 2012
Filed under Golf, Sports

The Mercer men’s golf team recently competed at the AutoTrader Classic at the Berkley Hills Country Club in Duluth, Ga. After finishing sixth at the Brickyard Collegiate, the Bears looked to improve upon their performance in their last tournament of the fall season. After the first day of play whic...

Women’s golf finishes 3rd at LPGA Invitational

Women’s golf finishes 3rd at LPGA Invitational

Bryson Jones
October 24, 2012
Filed under Golf, Sports

The Mercer women’s golf team recently visited the LPGA Invitational located in Daytona Beach, Fla. After the team’s most recent success winning the Eat-A-Peach Collegiate, head coach Gary Guyer and his team looked to take their momentum into the LPGA Invitational and came back with an impressive p...

Slow start for the men’s golf team

Ayana Graham
September 26, 2012
Filed under Golf, Sports

The Mercer Men’s golf team opened their season at the Kiawah Invitational, posting a team score of 315 on the final day of play.  They played through tough conditions to earn a 13th spot overall.  Mercer’s scores of 319, 300, and 315 gave them an overall team score of 934, placing them just behind...

Golf caps spring with 6th place at The Legends at Chateau Elan

Matt Williams
April 25, 2012
Filed under Golf, Sports

Mercer’s men’s golf finished sixth at the Atlantic Sun Championship at The Legends at Chateau Elan in Braselton, Ga. The Bears finished the season ranked 87th in the nation according to golfstat.com, with a 65.694 percent comparative wins percentage. Sophomore James Beale continued his fantastic...

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