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Women’s soccer overwhelms Chattanooga, moves on to semis of SoCon tournament

Women’s soccer overwhelms Chattanooga, moves on to semis of SoCon tournament

Al Kessler, Contributing Writer
November 1, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

After a successful regular season and a third place berth in the Southern Conference women’s soccer tournament, the Lady Bears took to the pitch to face sixth-ranked Chattanooga on Sunday evening. The last time these two teams met resulted in a 2-1 Chattanooga win in overtime October 2. The matc...

Women’s soccer splits first two, drops home opener

Women’s soccer splits first two, drops home opener

Justin Baxley, Sports Editor
August 21, 2016
Filed under Sports

On Sunday, the Bears were unable to get their offense going against the Oklahoma State Cowboys.

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Inside the Den Podcast (Episode 8)

Inside the Den Podcast (Episode 8)

Justin Baxley and Hayes Rule
November 4, 2015
Filed under Podcast, Showcase, Sports

This week controversial topics and rants fill the den. Hayes and Justin weigh in on hot topics from around the world of sports. Should Mercer head coach Bobby Lamb's job be at risk with recent football struggles? Find out what the guys think as they debate the issue. The Mercer men's soccer team is heading...

Women’s club soccer bends it like the boys

Women’s club soccer bends it like the boys

Justin Baxley, Sports Editor
October 15, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Carson Moore hangs up her cleats for a clipboard on game day, but the former keeper-turned-coach runs through the drills with her girls like she’ll be in the starting lineup. The women’s club soccer team is hard at work to make a name for themselves and step out of the shadows cast by the “...

Player Spotlight: Katelyn Dimopoulos

Player Spotlight: Katelyn Dimopoulos

Slayten Carter, Staff Writer
October 15, 2015
Filed under Soccer, Sports

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. It feels so good to score.” Dimopoulos said. Having been on the soccer field her whole life, D...

Coaching spotlight: Tony Economopoulos

Caroline Carlton
September 25, 2014
Filed under Soccer, Sports

Tony Economopoulos is in his third season as the head coach of the women’s soccer team at Mercer University. Upon his hire, he was classified as an “exceptional candidate” by Athletic Director Jim Cole. During his time at Mercer, Economopoulos has proved just that. In his inaugural season as head...

Women’s soccer claims second in A-Sun

Women’s soccer claims second in A-Sun

Bryson Jones
October 24, 2012
Filed under Soccer, Sports

In the last four games of the season, the Mercer women’s soccer team has won three of those matches, claimed a first-round bye in the Atlantic Sun Conference tournament, and broken a program record for wins in a season with 12 on the year. It is no doubt that head coach Tony Economopoulos has had a suc...

Lady Bears tie exhibition, 'Black & Orange' squad searches for new standout performer

Joshua Morrison
August 18, 2011
Filed under Sports

As most Mercerians begin to settle in for the beginning of another semester, Mercer’s men and women’s soccer teams have already been on campus for quite some time as they get prepared for the beginning of their seasons. With a load of returning talent on both squads, the Bears seem poised for success. The...

Women's soccer drops match to Florida, signs six players for 2011

Women's soccer drops match to Florida, signs six players for 2011

Garret McDowell
February 21, 2011
Filed under Sports

After announcing a spring schedule that included Florida in Gainesville, UNC Charlotte and South Carolina in Columbia as well as Clemson, GCSU and Georgia State at Bear Field, Mercer’s women’s soccer team took to the pitch against Florida at the University of Florida’s lacrosse/soccer complex on Fe...

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