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Leading the Way: Stanton Schorr leads golf team as his last season comes to close

Stanton Schorr teed-off during the practice round at the Brickyard Golf Club before the home tournament. Photo provided by Mercer Athletics.
March 27, 2019

Although Stanton Schorr’s last season as a star Mercer Golf player is almost complete, his name will not be forgotten once he graduates in May. During his time as a member of the Mercer golf team,...

Dynamic duo making history for Mercer women’s basketball

Seniors Amanda Thompson (#2) and KeKe Calloway (#0) have led the Mercer women's basketball team to a second straight NCAA tournament berth.
March 27, 2019

Basketball’s history is riddled with legendary partnerships: Shaq and Kobe, Jordan and Pippen, Steph and Klay- the list could go on. No matter who else was on the floor, these pairings always stood...

Greg Gary hired to lead Mercer men’s basketball program

A current assistant coach at Purdue, Greg Gary comes to Mercer with over 25 years of coaching experience. Photo provided via press release from Mercer Athletics.
March 27, 2019

After the unexpected firing of former men’s basketball head coach Bob Hoffman, the Mercer Athletics department commenced their search for a new head coach to lead the program. Just 16 days later,...

Bears upset bid comes up just short in season-ending loss to Iowa in NCAA Tournament

The Bears nearly made history in their hard fought loss to the No. 2 seed Iowa Hawkeyes in the 2019 NCAA Tournament.
March 25, 2019

The Mercer Bears women’s basketball entered the 2019 NCAA Tournament as one of the four No. 15 seeds, squaring off with the No. 2 seed Iowa Hawkeyes in the Greensboro region. Iowa, led by NCAAw Player...

Women’s basketball to face Iowa in opening round of 2019 NCAA Tournament

The Bears are going dancing again! After winning the SoCon Tournament, the Bears are headed to the Division 1 NCAA Tournament for the second consecutive season.
March 19, 2019

The wait is over. After a little over a week of anticipation, the Mercer women’s basketball team found out who their first round matchup will be in this year’s NCAA Tournament. The Bears were given...

Baseball is a lifelong affair for sophomore standout RJ Yeager

RJ Yeager (#3) throws the ball back into the infield in a game against Evansville.
March 11, 2019

Show up to any baseball field where there’s a game going on, regardless of the level, and chances are you’ll find one of the best athletes on the field playing shortstop. Some of the most famous baseball...

BREAKING: Men’s basketball head coach Bob Hoffman let go after underwhelming season

Bob Hoffman is out as Mercer men's basketball head coach after 11 seasons, according to a Monday press release.
March 11, 2019

Mercer Bears men’s basketball head coach Bob Hoffman has been relieved of his duties, according to a Monday morning press release from Mercer Athletics. The decision comes after a season that saw...

Bears repeat as SoCon Champs, punch ticket to NCAA Tournament

Champions! Bears repeat as SoCon champions following a 66-63 victory over Furman.
March 11, 2019

The Mercer Bears women’s basketball team has completed an incredible feat, repeating as Southern Conference champions, after coming back to defeat Furman 66-63 on Sunday. Furman got out to the quick...

Defending champion Bears advance to second straight SoCon title game

Shannon Titus would not be denied in Friday's game, willing her team to victory over Wofford with 27 points and five blocks.
March 8, 2019

The defending-champion Mercer Bears will have yet another opportunity to cut down the nets in this year’s SoCon Championship game after defeating the No. 5 seed Wofford Terriers, 69-51, in the tournament...

Top-seeded Bears open SoCon Tournament with win over Western Carolina

Behind a strong team performance on defense, the Bears moved on to the second round of the 2019 SoCon Tournament.
March 7, 2019

As the No. 1 overall seed in a tournament, you play each game with a target on your back, taking the best shot from each team you face. When Mercer took the court against No. 8 seed Western Carolina,...

Two teams, one goal: Mercer basketball teams enter the 2019 SoCon Tournament

Mercer's women's basketball team looks poised to repeat as SoCon Tournament champions.
March 5, 2019

For even the most casual of sports fans, March is a special month. College baseball is starting to heat up, professional baseball spring training is underway, and professional basketball is zeroing in...

Men’s basketball falls to UNCG in regular season finale

Ethan Stair drives the ball against The Citadel defense in a home game on Feb. 9 at Hawkins Arena.
March 4, 2019

The 2018-2019 regular season was a rollercoaster ride for the Mercer men's basketball team. A few near-upset wins at the beginning of the season, a handful of close losses to the Southern Conference’s...

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