Post Tagged with: "athletics"

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

SGA Paints the Town Orange

Mercer’s Student Government Association has taken an active role in initiating two new programs for students to become involved in for this upcoming semester. The first initiative is a motivation program partnering with Mercer’s Athletics Department. Though the program is still being finalized some of the details include a points-based incentive for students to encourage them to attend athletic games[Read More…]

by Aug 15 0 comments News
Mercer, free gifts should not be incentives for school spirit

Mercer, free gifts should not be incentives for school spirit

Over the past three years of my attendance at Mercer I have noticed a pretty consistent trend amongst the student body: Mercer students love free stuff. From what I observe, the most popular and time honored traditions at Mercer are the annual Christmas Tree Lighting and Founder’s Day. However, I find it absolutely absurd how if you were to ask[Read More…]

by Feb 22 2 comments Opinions
Mercer to welcome Chipper to First Pitch Classic

Mercer to welcome Chipper to First Pitch Classic

Year after year, the Athletics Department at Mercer continues to exceed its expectations and outdoes the previous year with high-profile speakers and remarkable talents roaming the halls of the University Center. In four years, Mercer has hosted the likes of college basketball legends such as the outspoken Dick Vitale, the former Duke Blue Devil Jay Bilas and the inspiring wisdom[Read More…]

by Jan 25 0 comments Sports