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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...

Fears paces female golfers to 3rd place mark in conference

Bryson Jones

April 25, 2012


Filed under Golf, Sports

Head coach Gary Guyer and sophomore Lacey Fears led the Mercer University women’s golf team to a third place finish at the Atlantic Sun Conference Championship. Guyer’s squad was in the hunt for the title after posting a 298 in the opening round at the Venetian Bay Golf Course.  Mercer’s 298 was...

Viva la sport!

Viva la sport!

Garret McDowell

April 11, 2012


Filed under Golf, Sports, Sports Columns

I’m going to be honest; I really couldn’t get into golf besides being a Tiger groupie for a long time. I felt it boring and a bit of a drag, making me wince whenever I would walk into a room with golf on. I really couldn’t stand the atmosphere, and to me, it didn’t feel like it could keep me ...

'Golfer of the Week' Beale leads Bears to 3rd place at Irish Creek

'Golfer of the Week' Beale leads Bears to 3rd place at Irish Creek

Matt Williams

April 11, 2012


Filed under Golf, Sports

The Mercer men’s golf team rebounded from a disappointing showing at the Linger Longer Invitational, an event that they co-hosted with Kennesaw State University at Great Waters Golf Course in Eatonton, with a stellar performance at the Irish Creek Invitational at Irish Creek Golf Course in Kanna...

Golf finishes 11th at Linger Longer

Matt Williams

March 28, 2012


Filed under Golf, Sports

The Mercer men’s golf team is coming off of their best performance of the season, finishing fourth at the Seminole Intercollegiate at Southwood Golf Course in Tallahassee, Fla. On Mar. 24-25, they co-hosted the Linger Longer Invitational at Great Waters Golf Course in Eatonton, with Kennesaw State...

Men's golf falls to 15th at John Hayt, shines with 4th at Seminole

Matt Hickman

March 14, 2012


Filed under Golf, Sports

The Mercer men’s golf team has recently had some disappointing tournaments, though it appears that their slump is finally coming to an end in dramatic fashion. On Feb. 20-21, the Bears participated in the Mobile Bay Intercollegiate Magnolia Grove Crossings Golf Course in Mobile, Ala. The tournament...

Women's golf ties for 18th at Kiawah Classic

Bryson Jones

March 14, 2012


Filed under Golf, Sports

On Feb. 26, the Mercer women’s golf team headed to Kiawah, S.C. for the Edwin Watts/Kiawah Island Classic. When asked about the team’s performance on day one of the tournament, Head Coach Gary Guyer simply said, “We could have played better.” Sophomore Lacey Fears fired a two-over 74 to lead...

Women's golf wins 2nd tournament of year at JU Classic

Bryson Jones

February 22, 2012


Filed under Golf, Sports

The Mercer women’s golf team and Head Coach Gary Guyer recently pulled out a much-needed victory in the JU Classic hosted by Jacksonville University. On day one, Mercer sophomore Lacey Fears fired a score of 71, one under par, to lead the entire tournament. Junior Aurelie Wiriath was tied for second after day on...

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