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Senior lacrosse player ready for his final season as a bear

Senior lacrosse player ready for  his final season as a bear

Al Kessler, Staff Writer

February 23, 2017


Filed under Lacrosse, Sports

A native of Fayetteville, Georgia, Kevin Yoggy is gearing up to play in his final season for the Mercer Bears. Yoggy’s older brother Eric also played for the men’s lacrosse team, and the two played together during the 2014 and 2015 seasons. For his career, including the team’s season-opening loss to Ve...

Audrey Allen plans to finish her final season on top

Audrey Allen plans to finish her final season on top

Kyle Mullins, Staff Writer

February 23, 2017


Filed under Lacrosse, Sports, Spotlight

“I’m a very aggressive player,” Allen said. “So I think the fact that I got to push people around and beat people up a little bit was appealing to me.”

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Mercer Says Farewell to Lacrosse Goalkeeper Mike Nugent

Mercer Says Farewell to Lacrosse Goalkeeper Mike Nugent

Kyle Mullins

April 14, 2016


Filed under Lacrosse, Sports

If you’ve never seen Mercer University lacrosse goalkeeper Mike Nugent play, then you have little time left to witness one of the best in the nation. It has been an impressive run for Nugent. Ever since joining the team his freshman year, he has started every single year and compiled a list of imp...

Mercer Coach: Samantha Eustace

Mercer Coach: Samantha Eustace

April 14, 2016


Filed under Lacrosse, Sports

Samantha Eustace came off the field after a windy morning practice the day before a conference game against Kennesaw State. She and the Mercer women’s lacrosse team are ready. “Our team has worked really hard in practice, in the weight room, and on their own,” Eustace said. Coming off on...

Inside the Den: Softball’s Kaytlin Haney

Inside the Den: Softball’s Kaytlin Haney

Justin Baxley and Hayes Rule

April 1, 2016


Filed under Golf, Lacrosse, Podcast, Softball, Sports, Tennis, Volleyball

https://soundcloud.com/the-cluster-sports/inside-the-den-softballs-kaytlin-haney What's it like moving from Texas to Macon, Georgia? Justin and Hayes are joined by softball's Kaytlin Haney on this week's episode of Inside the Den. The hosts talk to the senior about her career at Mercer as well as...

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...

Men’s lacrosse faces tough competitors

Men’s lacrosse faces tough competitors

Emma Peel, Staff Writer

February 25, 2016


Filed under Lacrosse, Sports

The Mercer men’s lacrosse team kicked off their 2016 season over the weekend against Towson. Although the Bears lost the hard-fought match, the game proved to be very instructive, showing the team what they will need to work on in order to meet future success. “Opening the season against a top 15 team ...

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...

Spring Sports Recap: April 2- April 12

April 21, 2015


Filed under Baseball, Lacrosse, Softball, Sports

Baseball In their third weekend of conference play, the Bears continued to shine, taking the series against The Citadel 2-1. The Bears struggled in the first game of the series, losing to the Bulldogs 4-0. Eric Nyquist, senior pitcher for the Bears, received the loss, making him 4-2 on the season. Of...

Athlete of the Week: Jackson Kleintz

April 2, 2015


Filed under Lacrosse, Sports

Jackson, a freshman attackman for the Mercer Men’s Lacrosse team, has had a phenomenal breakout season for the Bears. Hailing from Springside Chestnut Hill Academy in Philadelphia, Penn., Kleintz has made major contributions to the team’s winning record in SoCon play. The Bears suffered a number of ...

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