Mercer Cluster

Women’s lacrosse: New year brings new expectations

Women’s lacrosse: New year brings new expectations

Sophie Peel, Staff Writer

February 25, 2016


Filed under Lacrosse, Sports

The Mercer women’s lacrosse team is in their second competitive season, but there are some changes. With a new coaching staff, the players are starting fresh — again. This year’s team dynamic, including the relationship between player and coach, is nothing like last year, members of the group s...

Men’s lacrosse faces tough competitors

Men’s lacrosse faces tough competitors

Emma Peel, Staff Writer

February 25, 2016


Filed under Lacrosse, Sports

The Mercer men’s lacrosse team kicked off their 2016 season over the weekend against Towson. Although the Bears lost the hard-fought match, the game proved to be very instructive, showing the team what they will need to work on in order to meet future success. “Opening the season against a top 15 team ...

Top ten moments in Mercer 2014-2015 sports

Top ten moments in Mercer 2014-2015 sports

Nicholas Wooten, Managing Editor

August 14, 2015


Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Football, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Sports

1. Kirsten Stevens no-hitter It reads like a Hollywood script. Coming off a rough outing against University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in the first game, Stevens mowed down Furman batters in the second to the tune of 11 strikeouts. It was the first no-hitter in Southern Conference tournament...

Spring Sports Recap: April 2- April 12

April 21, 2015


Filed under Baseball, Lacrosse, Softball, Sports

Baseball In their third weekend of conference play, the Bears continued to shine, taking the series against The Citadel 2-1. The Bears struggled in the first game of the series, losing to the Bulldogs 4-0. Eric Nyquist, senior pitcher for the Bears, received the loss, making him 4-2 on the season. Of...

Athlete of the Week: Jackson Kleintz

April 2, 2015


Filed under Lacrosse, Sports

Jackson, a freshman attackman for the Mercer Men’s Lacrosse team, has had a phenomenal breakout season for the Bears. Hailing from Springside Chestnut Hill Academy in Philadelphia, Penn., Kleintz has made major contributions to the team’s winning record in SoCon play. The Bears suffered a number of ...

Spring Sports Recap: Mar. 17-Mar. 29

Spring Sports Recap: Mar. 17-Mar. 29

April 2, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Lacrosse, Softball, Sports

Baseball After a rough start to the season, the Mercer baseball team seems to be back on track after beating the University of Georgia in two midweek games and sweeping the East Tennessee State Buccaneers in the first conference series of the year. In their first meeting with the UGA Bulldogs, the...

Women's Lacrosse ready for inaugural season

February 11, 2015


Filed under Lacrosse, Sports

After a year of practice and hard work, the Mercer Women’s Lacrosse Team is ready to take the field against an actual opponent. Throughout the fall of 2013 and the spring of 2014, the team has been recruiting, practicing and preparing for its inaugural season. The team started with nine players in...

Mercer Men's Lacrosse Team prepares for SoCon debute

January 29, 2015


Filed under Lacrosse, Sports

After a record-breaking season in 2014, the Mercer Men’s Lacrosse Team is prepared to take on the Southern Conference in 2015. In 2014, the Bears finished first in regular season play during the first lacrosse championship in the Atlantic Sun Conference. Overall, the Bears finished 7-7, losing in...

Men's lacrosse team finishes fall season strong

Emily Rochefort

November 5, 2014


Filed under Lacrosse, Sports

The Mercer University Men’s Lacrosse Team has been working on the field in the fall in hopes of acquiring success equal to that of last season. After only their third year of competitive play, the team managed to win the Atlantic Sun Regular Season Championship. Unfortunately, the Bears came up short,...

Lacrosse rounds out program's 2nd season with tough defeats

Lacrosse rounds out program's 2nd season with tough defeats

Garret McDowell

April 25, 2012


Filed under Lacrosse, Sports

The second season for the Mercer Bears’ Division I men’s lacrosse team has come to an end, and the athletics department can be happy with the progress that was made this year. They won their first game against a Division I foe in school history in March against Wagner, and while that was the only ...

Lacrosse falters in first competition on the west coast

Lacrosse falters in first competition on the west coast

Garret McDowell

April 11, 2012


Filed under Lacrosse, Sports

In their first ever game out west, Mercer Lacrosse was not ready for the altitude of either the playing field or their opposing team’s ability. A 20-4 loss was not the ideal result for the Bears, especially after the opening quarter saw Air Force take a 8-2 lead that stunned the young team. “I...

Lacrosse tallies 1st win, shows progress

Lacrosse tallies 1st win, shows progress

Bryson Jones

March 28, 2012


Filed under Lacrosse, Sports

The Mercer men’s lacrosse team had three key matchups in the past few weeks, with the first being against Manhattan. The team held a visiting Manhattan squad scoreless the entire second half of the game, but in the end failed to overcome a six-goal halftime deficit and lost 8-6 at Bear Field. Merce...

The student news site of Mercer University
Lacrosse