Women's Lacrosse ready for inaugural season

February 11, 2015
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... Read more »

Women's tennis attempts to bounce back

February 11, 2015
Filed under Sports

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... Read more »

Player of the Week: Darious Moten

Emma Peel
February 11, 2015
Filed under M. Basketball, Player Spotlight, Sports

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,... Read more »

Men's basketball continues to bring in awards

Men's basketball continues to bring in awards

Emily Rochefort
August 12, 2014
Filed under M. Basketball, Sports

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... Read more »

PAW Points plans to get bigger and better

PAW Points plans to get bigger and better

Emily Rochefort
August 12, 2014
Filed under Sports

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... Read more »

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

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

Kaleigh Manson
August 15, 2012
Filed under Sports

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 Basketb... Read more »

SGA Paints the Town Orange

Kaitlin Marrin
August 15, 2012
Filed under News

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... Read more »

Mercer, free gifts should not be incentives for school spirit

Mercer, free gifts should not be incentives for school spirit

Cecilia Villagomez
February 22, 2012
Filed under Opinions

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 a... Read more »

Mercer to welcome Chipper to First Pitch Classic

Mercer to welcome Chipper to First Pitch Classic

Samir Moussawel
January 25, 2012
Filed under Sports

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 outs... Read more »

Adidas, Mercer agree on 5-year sponsor extension

Garret McDowell
September 7, 2011
Filed under Sports

For the next five years, Mercer Athletics will join the ranks of programs like Michigan and Nebraska in being sponsored by international corporation Adidas America. All 16 intercollegiate sports will be sponsored by the company, and they will have apparel and footwear provided by them as well. “We... Read more »