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Athletes keep it cool in the off-season

Athletes keep it cool in the off-season

Sophie Peel, Staff Writer
April 28, 2016
Filed under Sports

“Turn the music back on!” Kayla Potts yelled loudly on the UC gym floor at 10 p.m. Monday night. Kahlia Lawrence and Sydni Means chided her out of embarrassment. Twenty seconds later and the music resumed in the fairly crowded gym. “If you yell loud enough, they will respond,” Potts...

Club lacrosse earns first program victory

Club lacrosse earns first program victory

Hayes Rule, Staff Writer
March 30, 2016
Filed under Lacrosse, Showcase, Sports

About a dozen students congregated on Mercer’s Black Field. A few ragged white balls laid on the ground while some miniature pop-up soccer goals rested on the hill leading up to the newly-built football stadium. Few had equipment. There was no structure — no drills. It was simply a group of guys running around, ...

Zeltwanger leads by example

Zeltwanger leads by example

Sophie Peel, Staff Writer
March 30, 2016
Filed under Lacrosse, Sports

Lindsey Zeltwanger wasn’t allowed to join the neighborhood lacrosse team until she reached third grade. But even before then, she would tag behind her older sister and could catch and throw a lacrosse ball better than most of the older girls. “I started playing as soon as the older girls let me,” Zeltw...

Women’s lacrosse: New year brings new expectations

Women’s lacrosse: New year brings new expectations

Sophie Peel, Staff Writer
February 25, 2016
Filed under Lacrosse, Sports

The Mercer women’s lacrosse team is in their second competitive season, but there are some changes. With a new coaching staff, the players are starting fresh — again. This year’s team dynamic, including the relationship between player and coach, is nothing like last year, members of the group s...

Mercer Athletes share their New Year’s Resolutions

Mercer Athletes share their New Year’s Resolutions

Sophie Peel, Staff Writer
January 27, 2016
Filed under Sports

Athletes of Mercer share their commitments for New Year—and give insight on what inspired the resolutions, what fueled them and what will sustain them. Chase DuBois (Men’s Lacrosse): DuBois originally said his resolution was to conquer the inner female dog within—or, as he so kindly reworded it, kill ...

Top ten moments in Mercer 2014-2015 sports

Top ten moments in Mercer 2014-2015 sports

Nicholas Wooten, Managing Editor
August 14, 2015
Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Football, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Sports

1. Kirsten Stevens no-hitter It reads like a Hollywood script. Coming off a rough outing against University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in the first game, Stevens mowed down Furman batters in the second to the tune of 11 strikeouts. It was the first no-hitter in Southern Conference tournament...

Lacrosse drops home finale to Air Force, struggles against Presbyterian

Lacrosse drops home finale to Air Force, struggles against Presbyterian

alockwood
April 13, 2011
Filed under Lacrosse, Sports

With only one contest remaining in the 2011 season, the sun is setting on the lacrosse team as they search for their second win of the season. Recent losses to Air Force and Presbyterian have shown improvement, though, for a young team in need of experience. In their final home game of the season, the Be...

Mercer Lacrosse wins first game in program history

Mercer Lacrosse wins first game in program history

alockwood
March 30, 2011
Filed under Lacrosse, Sports

  It took nine hard losses to finally win the first game of the 2011 inaugural season, but the Bears were victors in front of nearly 300 fans at Bear Field as they overtook Carthage College, a Division III school from Wisonsin, 17-13. The Bears grabbed the lead in the first period and never ...

Lax plays inaugural home game against VMI

Lax plays inaugural home game against VMI

alockwood
February 23, 2011
Filed under News, Sports

It’s finally here to stay at Mercer as the lacrosse team competed in their first three regular season games during their 2011 inaugural campaign under head coach Jason Childs.  After a convincing 16-2 win over Georgia Tech’s club team, the Bears seemed to be a little intimidated at Ohio State as...

Lacrosse opens season with 16-2 win over GT

Lacrosse opens season with 16-2 win over GT

Garret McDowell
February 9, 2011
Filed under Sports

In what ended up being their only exhibition match before their trip to Columbus, Ohio for a matchup with Ohio State University’s lacrosse team, the Mercer Bears’ newly-minted Division I lacrosse team completely devastated Georgia Tech’s club team 16-2 last weekend. In front of a crowd that was sta...

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