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Mercer linebacker remains humble after breaking history

Otiwu plays in a game.
November 23, 2019
This season, Otiwu made history for the entire Mercer football team for 21 tackles in a single game, the largest total amount of tackles in a game. He played in 11 games this season and has 31 solo tackles.

Player Spotlight: Mercer wide receiver makes Sports Center’s top ten highlight reel

Wide Receiver Tucker Cannon watches Mercer face off against Austin Peay in between plays.
November 7, 2019
“If you would have asked me what I wanted to be when I was eight years old, it was to play in the NFL,” Cannon said. “It was always my dream to play in college and then after.” 

Jake Flath: The newest — and youngest — kid on the block

17-year-old Jake Flath joins Mercer's football team this Spring
January 30, 2016

Everyone who went to college remembers the feeling of that first day on campus. Most likely leaving home for the first time, the new college student enters an unknown environment with new faces and places...

Jestin Lewis: For the love of a game

Jestin Lewis: For the love of a game
January 27, 2016

Basketball for most is a just a game. You watch, cheer and some play but at the end of the day it's just a game, but for senior Jestin Lewis it is so much more than just a game. "It was my first love....

Player Spotlight: Paige Alsten

Middle blocker Paige Alsten and outside hitter Morgan MacGilvary jump to block the ball in their Oct. 29 match against University of Tennessee Chattanooga. The bears wore pink in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
November 12, 2015

Paige Alsten, a native of Lighthouse Point, Florida, has become a dominant presence in Southern Conference volleyball. Measuring 6 foot, 3 inches tall, Alsten is a natural at the net and plays the position...

Mercer’s new faces on the hardwood

Players prepare for the new season.
October 28, 2015

The 2015-16 Mercer Men’s Basketball team will feature five new faces donning orange and black this season as three freshman and two transfers join the squad.   Andrew Fishler, Center A...

Player Spotlight: Katelyn Dimopoulos

Katelyn Dimopoulos, a junior at Mercer University, plays for the Mercer women soccer team.
October 15, 2015

Katelyn Dimopoulos couldn’t find a better way to spend her Friday night. The junior scored the lone goal in their victory against Middle Tennessee Sept. 17. “I haven’t scored in like a year....

player spotlight: #8 Charlayna Braxton

player spotlight: #8 Charlayna Braxton
September 21, 2011

Junior volleyball player Charlayna Braxton enjoys the team aesthetic the Mercer volleyball team offers. The Powder Springs native sat down with The Cluster to answer a few questions. Cluster: When did...

player Spotlight: Katlin Marrin

(photo courtesy of MercerBears.com) Marrin, shown her at the Just Us Girls golf camp, had a stellar season in her sophomore year, finishing in a tie for 25th at the A-Sun tournament.
April 27, 2011

A native of Ontario, Canada, sophomore Kaitlin Marrin journeyed to the United States to play golf at the collegiate level. Cluster: How old were you when you first began playing golf? Marrin: I started...

Player Spotlight

(photo courtesy of MercerBears.com) International student Fernando Armendaris has turned the men’s tennis team into an Atlantic Sun competitor in 2011. Learning the game in Ecuador, Fernando made strides in doubles play this year, helping MU to a 9-11 record.
April 13, 2011

A native of Quito, Ecuador, senior Fernando Armendaris traveled to America to follow his passion for playing tennis. Cluster: How did you first get involved playing tennis? Armendaris: Both of my parents...

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