After losing superstar pitchers Jenni Holtz and Kari Chambers, speedster Anna Johnson and starting second baseman Amanda Santa Maria to graduation, things weren’t looking very bright for the Lady Bears softball squad. It also didn’t help when they got word of the sudden departure of Head Coach Mike Raynor after the spring semester of 2011. The immediate future of Mercer[Read More…]
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As head coach Mike Raynor’s team heads into the final week of the season, they sit in seventh in the current Atlantic Sun standings with a high probability of grabbing the sixth seed going into the season ending championship tournament
The Mercer Bears softball team entered April on a sour note, having lost five of six, but they have turned it around, going 4-4 this month already with games still ahead against ACC and Atlantic Sun foes.
If polo is the sport of kings, then slow pitch softball is the sport of beer-bellied plumbers who love Miller Highlife and wife beaters and who, ironically, quite possibly touch their wives up on occasion.
After the cancellation of the doubleheader with Florida A&M, the Mercer Bears went on an Atlantic Sun road trip to take on conference rivals Campbell, Jacksonville, and North Florida to start A-Sun play.
It appears as if 2011 will bring about a more promising result in the A-Sun tournament, as the softball team currently stands at 16-8 after four tournaments worth of play and a busy time on the road.