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Spring Sports Recap: Mar. 17-Mar. 29

Spring Sports Recap: Mar. 17-Mar. 29

April 2
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
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
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
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
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
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
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...

Lacrosse continues skid, still in search of first win of 2012

Lacrosse continues skid, still in search of first win of 2012

Bryson Jones
March 14
Filed under Lacrosse, Sports

The Mercer men’s lacrosse team has dropped four more contests to formidable opponents falling to 0-7 on the year. The first match-up for the Bears was on Feb. 25 against Detroit-Mercy at Bear Field. The Mercer men’s lacrosse team allowed 11 second-half goals, including being outscored 7-0 in t...

Lacrosse adds depth, maturity in preparation for 2nd season

Bryson Jones
January 25
Filed under Lacrosse, Sports

Going into only their second season as a team, the Mercer men’s lacrosse team looks to improve upon an inaugural 1-12 season. In their first season, the young squad comprised of mostly freshman at the time played teams that have won national championships in lacrosse in the past. This year, the Bears...

Lacrosse drops home finale to Air Force, struggles against Presbyterian

Lacrosse drops home finale to Air Force, struggles against Presbyterian

alockwood
April 13
Filed under Lacrosse, Sports

With only one contest remaining in the 2011 season, the sun is setting on the lacrosse team as they search for their second win of the season. Recent losses to Air Force and Presbyterian have shown improvement, though, for a young team in need of experience. In their final home game of the season, the Be...

Mercer Lacrosse wins first game in program history

Mercer Lacrosse wins first game in program history

alockwood
March 30
Filed under Lacrosse, Sports

  It took nine hard losses to finally win the first game of the 2011 inaugural season, but the Bears were victors in front of nearly 300 fans at Bear Field as they overtook Carthage College, a Division III school from Wisonsin, 17-13. The Bears grabbed the lead in the first period and never ...

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