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Mercer men's lacrosse team beats Lenoir-Rhyne at Five Star Stadium Feb. 6.

Mercer men’s lacrosse team gets first win of season with new coach

Micah Johnston, Sports Editor February 6, 2021
The Mercer men’s lacrosse team secured their first win of the 2021 season Saturday, beating the Lenoir-Rhyne Bears by a score of 17-4 in Five Star Stadium.
Mercer lacrosse coach Kyle Hannan resigns after eight seasons

Mercer lacrosse coach Kyle Hannan resigns after eight seasons

Jenna Sanders, Contributing Writer August 21, 2020
Mercer University’s men’s lacrosse coach Kyle Hannan resigned Aug. 6, making Chad Surman the new head coach, according to Mercer University.
Men’s Lacrosse wins by 12 in season opener

Men’s Lacrosse wins by 12 in season opener

Samantha Homcy, Contributing Writer February 12, 2020
Mercer men’s lacrosse has officially kicked off their 2020 season, and it’s already looking to be one for the books.
Hailey Rhatigan is a freshman on the Women's Lacrosse Team. She is a Midfeilder with a game high total of 14 shots on goal and 7 goals.

After a high-scoring lacrosse season, Hailey Rhatigan is excited for the next three years

Sarah Dockery, Contributing Writer April 10, 2019

For freshman Mercer lacrosse player Hailey Rhatigan, lacrosse has long been a family sport. Now that she’s a thousand miles away from home, finding a sense of a second family on the women’s lacrosse...

Mercer lacrosse player Micheal O'Brien has high aspirations for his team heading into his junior year.

Lacrosse player Michael O’Brien plans to make most of high expectations

Jose Gonzalez February 27, 2019

As the 2019 Mercer lacrosse season gets underway, all eyes seem to be on junior defenseman Michael O’Brien. O’Brien was honored this pre-season with his selected to the Preseason All-Southern Conference...

Audrey Robertson, captain and senior defender of the Women's Lacrosse team.

Mercer’s lacrosse teams looking to improve in the new season

Sterling Neill February 12, 2019

This past offseason has been a busy time for both the women’s and men’s lacrosse teams. Each team has been working tirelessly to improve themselves after a fall season that saw Mercer’s women’s...

Mercer Women's Lacrosse Head Coach Samantha Eustace shows she's still got it. Photo provided by Mercer Athletics.

In three years, Women’s Lacrosse Coach helps build championship winning program

Kyle Mullins, Sports Editor September 11, 2018

Samantha Eustace took charge of a recently created Mercer Women’s Lacrosse program three years ago, and in those three years managed to build a team that would become the 2018 Southern Conference champions....

John Michael Night with the Mercer Lacrosse team.

A Night to Remember

Avery Braxton, Staff Writer April 8, 2018

Mercer Men’s Lacrosse is built 41 members strong. Only 40 of those men show up on the roster though. And while one member does not score goals or win faceoffs, his impact can still be felt on and off...

Kevin Yoggy gives his all in practice.

Senior lacrosse player ready for his final season as a bear

Al Kessler, Staff Writer February 23, 2017

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...

Audrey Allen plans to finish her final season on top

Kyle Mullins, Staff Writer February 23, 2017
“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.”
Mike Nugent, a senior, plays for the men’s lacrosse team as a goal keeper.

Mercer Says Farewell to Lacrosse Goalkeeper Mike Nugent

Kyle Mullins April 14, 2016

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...

Samantha Eustace is the coach for Mercer’s women’s lacrosse team.

Mercer Coach: Samantha Eustace

April 14, 2016

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...

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