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Guardia, Philp shine in Palmas Del Mar tournament

Philp dropped the first set, 7-6, but won the second, 6-4, to force a tiebreak, which he also won, 1-0.
September 16, 2016

The Mercer men’s tennis team traveled to Puerto Rico for the Palmas Del Mar tournament to challenge four teams that finished last season ranked in the ITA-Top 50 — No. 7 Georgia, No. 18 Illinois,...

Grace Korta talks passion for tennis, new season

Grace Korta is a junior on the Mercer Women's Tennis team.
September 6, 2016

From an early age, Grace Korta had found her athletic calling. At 5 years old, she picked up a tennis racket with the encouragement of her dad, Jack, and she never looked back. Growing up in Tampa, Florida,...

Inside the Den: Softball’s Kaytlin Haney

Photo courtesy of Mercer Marketing.
April 1, 2016 What's it like moving from Texas to Macon, Georgia? Justin and Hayes are joined by softball's Kaytlin Haney on this week's...

Tennis player from Crete finds the will to win

Mercer Women's Tennis Player, Junior Katia Stavroulaki, gets ready to swing against Furman March 20.
March 30, 2016

Katia Stavroulaki started playing tennis when she was just 7 years old. She quickly figured out that the true opponent she faced out on the court was herself, and she enjoyed the independence and self-reliance...

Mercer Maniac president knows saying goodbye won’t be easy

Mercer Maniac president knows saying goodbye won’t be easy
February 11, 2016

After his very last basketball game, a high school-aged Thomas Norton couldn’t bring himself to walk away at first. He sat in a corner of the locker room alone, holding onto his things and not...

Athlete Superstitions: Success is in the Quirks

Sophomore Emily Krogman fears her failure to not make her bed will cost her a win.
December 1, 2015

Stephen Curry melts hearts when he kisses his daughter. During his playing days, Hall of Fame third basemen Wade Boggs fielded exactly 150 ground balls and feasted on chicken. Basketball legend Michael...

Double trouble with Tennis Twins

Twins Arnav and Arsav Mohanty started their tennis careers together at 12 years old.
November 12, 2015

Arnav and Arsav Mohanty do everything together. They rarely get irritated with each other—until it comes to the tennis court. The pair started their tennis careers at age 12, which is relatively late...

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