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Mercer lacrosse coach Kyle Hannan resigns after eight seasons

Mercer lacrosse coach Kyle Hannan resigns after eight seasons

Jenna Sanders, Contributing Writer

August 21, 2020

Mercer University’s men’s lacrosse coach Kyle Hannan resigned Aug. 6, making Chad Surman the new head coach, according to Mercer University.

Men’s Lacrosse wins by 12 in season opener

Men’s Lacrosse wins by 12 in season opener

Samantha Homcy, Contributing Writer

February 12, 2020

Mercer men’s lacrosse has officially kicked off their 2020 season, and it’s already looking to be one for the books.

After a high-scoring lacrosse season, Hailey Rhatigan is excited for the next three years

Hailey Rhatigan is a freshman on the Women's Lacrosse Team. She is a Midfeilder with a game high total of 14 shots on goal and 7 goals.

Sarah Dockery, Contributing Writer

April 10, 2019

For freshman Mercer lacrosse player Hailey Rhatigan, lacrosse has long been a family sport. Now that she’s a thousand miles away from home, finding a sense of a second family on the women’s lacrosse team has been integral to the success of her first season. Rhatigan is currently the highest scorer on ...

Lacrosse player Michael O’Brien plans to make most of high expectations

Mercer lacrosse player Micheal O'Brien has high aspirations for his team heading into his junior year.

Jose Gonzalez

February 27, 2019

As the 2019 Mercer lacrosse season gets underway, all eyes seem to be on junior defenseman Michael O’Brien. O’Brien was honored this pre-season with his selected to the Preseason All-Southern Conference Men’s Lacrosse Team. The honor is not the first of his career. According to O’Brien, ...

Mercer’s lacrosse teams looking to improve in the new season

Audrey Robertson, captain and senior defender of the Women's Lacrosse team.

Sterling Neill

February 12, 2019

This past offseason has been a busy time for both the women’s and men’s lacrosse teams. Each team has been working tirelessly to improve themselves after a fall season that saw Mercer’s women’s team 9-11 and the men go 4-10, respectively. As SoCon play approaches once again, each team is focused on hon...

In three years, Women’s Lacrosse Coach helps build championship winning program

Mercer Women's Lacrosse Head Coach Samantha Eustace shows she's still got it. Photo provided by Mercer Athletics.

Kyle Mullins, Sports Editor

September 11, 2018

Samantha Eustace took charge of a recently created Mercer Women’s Lacrosse program three years ago, and in those three years managed to build a team that would become the 2018 Southern Conference champions. Eustace has coached lacrosse for over a decade now, but coming to Mercer was the first tim...

A Night to Remember

John Michael Night with the Mercer Lacrosse team.

Avery Braxton, Staff Writer

April 8, 2018

Mercer Men’s Lacrosse is built 41 members strong. Only 40 of those men show up on the roster though. And while one member does not score goals or win faceoffs, his impact can still be felt on and off the field. John Michael Night signed to be a Mercer Lacrosse player nearly three years ago, du...

Senior lacrosse player ready for his final season as a bear

Kevin Yoggy gives his all in practice.

Al Kessler, Staff Writer

February 23, 2017

A native of Fayetteville, Georgia, Kevin Yoggy is gearing up to play in his final season for the Mercer Bears. Yoggy’s older brother Eric also played for the men’s lacrosse team, and the two played together during the 2014 and 2015 seasons. For his career, including the team’s season-opening loss to Ve...

Audrey Allen plans to finish her final season on top

Kyle Mullins, Staff Writer

February 23, 2017

“I’m a very aggressive player,” Allen said. “So I think the fact that I got to push people around and beat people up a little bit was appealing to me.”

Mercer Says Farewell to Lacrosse Goalkeeper Mike Nugent

Mike Nugent, a senior, plays for the men’s lacrosse team as a goal keeper.

Kyle Mullins

April 14, 2016

If you’ve never seen Mercer University lacrosse goalkeeper Mike Nugent play, then you have little time left to witness one of the best in the nation. It has been an impressive run for Nugent. Ever since joining the team his freshman year, he has started every single year and compiled a list of imp...

Mercer Coach: Samantha Eustace

Samantha Eustace is the coach for Mercer’s women’s lacrosse team.

April 14, 2016

Samantha Eustace came off the field after a windy morning practice the day before a conference game against Kennesaw State. She and the Mercer women’s lacrosse team are ready. “Our team has worked really hard in practice, in the weight room, and on their own,” Eustace said. Coming off on...

Inside the Den: Softball’s Kaytlin Haney

Photo courtesy of Mercer Marketing.

Justin Baxley and Hayes Rule

April 1, 2016

https://soundcloud.com/the-cluster-sports/inside-the-den-softballs-kaytlin-haney What's it like moving from Texas to Macon, Georgia? Justin and Hayes are joined by softball's Kaytlin Haney on this week's episode of Inside the Den. The hosts talk to the senior about her career at Mercer as well as...

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