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Betts, Niemann named Male and Female Athlete of the Year

Bryson Jones

April 25, 2013

The Mercer Univerity Athletics Department announced its 2012-13 Outstanding Male and Female Student-Athletes of the Year at its third annual Big Bear Event held at Hawkins Arena on Saturday April 20. Seniors Will Betts and Kacie Niemann picked up the honors after four impressive years at Mercer University...

Baseball takes No. 1 Ranking in Mid-Major Poll

Baseball takes No. 1 Ranking in Mid-Major Poll

Bryson Jones

April 25, 2013

After yet another successful week between the lines, the Mercer baseball team completed its season-long rise to the top of the charts to the No. 1 ranking in the most recent College Baseball Daily Top-25 Mid-Major Poll released earlier this week.  Mercer (32-11, 12-6 A-Sun) started the week off by collecting...

Men's golf places fifth in Atlantic Sun Conference

Bryson Jones

April 25, 2013

Reimers finishes ninth overall in the conference The Mercer men’s golf team finished off the season with a fifth place finish in the Atlantic Sun Conference tournament. On day one of the tournament, Junior James Beale booked a 75 (+3) in to lead the Bears to a tie for fifth place on the team leaderboard. ...

Sand Volleyball falls in tourney

Bryson Jones

April 25, 2013

The fifth seeded Mercer sand volleyball team was eliminated from the Atlantic Sun Tournament on Saturday after dropping 3-2 decisions to No. 4 Florida Gulf Coast and No. 3 Jacksonville at the Dolphin Beach Volleyball Courts.  Mercer (0-17) saw its season conclude while FGCU (5-9) and Jacksonville (6-16)...

Bears sting No. 12 Yellow Jackets

Bears sting No. 12 Yellow Jackets

Bryson Jones

April 10, 2013

Fail to capitalize at North Florida After an impressive 10-1 win against then No. 12 ranked Georgia Tech and taking the first game against North Florida in a 5-4 thriller, the Mercer baseball team dropped their next two matches to the University of North Florida making it the Bears’ first weekend...

Edmonson, Braxton named NSCA All-Americans

Bryson Jones

April 10, 2013

Mercer University seniors Richie Edmondson of the men’s soccer team and Charlayna Braxton of the women’s volleyball team were both recognized as National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) All-Americans as released by the organization Wednesday afternoon.  The prestigious national honor...

Travis Smith honored with NABC All-District recognition

Bryson Jones

April 10, 2013

The National Association of Basketball Coaches announced its Division I All-District teams on Tuesday, with Mercer senior guard Travis Smith among the 242 national honorees.  Smith was named a second team selection in District 3, comprised of teams in the Atlantic Sun and Big South Conferences.  Smith...

Women’s golf places first at MSU Invitational; Fears earns her third Atlantic Sun honor

Bryson Jones

April 10, 2013

The Mercer women’s golf team recently took home the title at the MSU Invitational. After day one, Mercer junior Lacey Fears and senior Kaitlin Marrin each fired 71 to help the Mercer women’s golf team wrap up opening play at the MSU Invitational atop the team standings.  Mercer’s team score...

Baseball ranked No. 6 in Mid-Major Poll

Bryson Jones

April 10, 2013

Despite dropping a weekend series for the first time all season, the Mercer baseball team jumped up into the No. 6 position in the most recent College Baseball Daily Top-25 Mid-Major Poll released earlier this week.  Mercer did drop two-of-three at North Florida this past weekend, but offset that with...

Jakob Gollon honored by NABC at Final Four

Bryson Jones

April 10, 2013

During halftime of the Michigan versus Syracuse semifinal game, Jakob Gollon, junior forward for the Mercer men’s basketball team was officially honored with a spot on the All State National Association of Basketball Coaches Good Works Team. The award recognizes a unique group of men’s college basketball...

Baseball goes 3-3 in last six contests

Bryson Jones

March 27, 2013

The Mercer baseball team has gone 3-3 in their last six contests. The first of the six-game stretch was against in-state and conference rival Kennesaw State. Mercer fell 5-4 to close out a 2-1 series victory. After the loss to Kennesaw State, the Bears played a pair of games against Georgia State. Mercer...

Sand volleyball begins second competitive season with 0-7 start

Bryson Jones

March 27, 2013

In just their second season as a competitive team, the Mercer sand volleyball team is off to a rough start. Losing in their first seven contests, the team looks to regroup and claim that all-important first win. Despite the dismal record, the team has had some quality performances from several members...

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