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Women’s Lacrosse ready for inaugural season

Women’s Lacrosse ready for inaugural season

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 the fall, but only ended up with six[Read More…]

by Feb 11 0 comments Lacrosse, Sports
Women’s tennis attempts to bounce back

Women’s tennis attempts to bounce back

Although the Mercer Women’s Tennis Team has started off the season on a rocky note, its non-conference slate is fully preparing the players for their Southern Conference schedule. In its first five games, the team has been defeated by Arkansas University, Murray State University, University of Tennessee and Georgia Southern University. Although the matches have not turned out in the[Read More…]

by Feb 11 0 comments Sports
Player of the Week: Darious Moten

Player of the Week: Darious Moten

Darious Moten, a fifth-year engineering student and forward on the celebrated Mercer Men’s Basketball Team, is a few short months away from rounding out his career as a Bear. A Carrollton, Ga., native, Moten has had a major impact on the basketball team, especially in the last three seasons. As a junior, he played in 35 of 36 games, averaging[Read More…]

Men’s basketball continues to bring in awards

Men’s basketball continues to bring in awards

After countless wins throughout the 2013-2014 season, there is one that will forever remain in the hearts of all Mercerians, the men’s basketball team defeat of Duke. Since that win, the basketball team, and Mercer as a whole, has received various amounts of national attention and awards. One of those awards included 2013-2014 ESPY for the “Best Upset” for their[Read More…]

PAW Points plans to get bigger and better

PAW Points plans to get bigger and better

For the past two years, SGA and the athletic department have worked closely together to increase student attendance at Mercer University sporting events. With the creation of the PAW Points program, the presence of the student body at these events has increased significantly. The program gives students a certain amount of points for attending athletic events and they are able[Read More…]

by Aug 12 0 comments Sports
Mercer Athletics expects successful seasons with new coaches, renewed staff contracts

Mercer Athletics expects successful seasons with new coaches, renewed staff contracts

The success of Mercer Athletics is proven through the work ethic and commitment of the coaches, who mold and guide their players. This summer, the Athletics Department has been preparing for many successful athletic seasons by renewing the contracts of both Baseball Head Coach Craig Gibson and Basketball Head Coach Bob Hoffman. In addition, Mercer Athletics recently hired Kyle Hannan[Read More…]

by Aug 15 0 comments Sports