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Mercer to hold ‘Fan Appreciation Day’ as new year begins

Mercer to hold ‘Fan Appreciation Day’ as new year begins

August 18, 2015


Filed under Football, Soccer, Sports, Volleyball

Young cubs and seasoned bears descend upon the Macon campus as a new school year and fall sports season dawns. To celebrate the occasion, Mercer Athletics is hosting a Fan Appreciation Day Saturday (Aug. 22). The day begins at 9 a.m. as the Lady Bears’ volleyball team take the floor for their annua...

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...

MU Women's Soccer will face the University of Florida in NCAA Tourney

MU Women's Soccer will face the University of Florida in NCAA Tourney

Marin Guta

November 10, 2014


Filed under Breaking, News, Soccer, Sports

The Mercer University women’s soccer team will play No. 8 University of Florida in the NCAA Tournament in Gainesville, Fl. After third-seeded Mercer beat top-seeded Samford University by 2-1 on Sunday, the team automatically earned a bid in the NCAA tournament. The victory was even sweeter considering...

Fall Sports Overview

Emily Rochefort

November 5, 2014


Filed under Golf, News, Soccer, Sports, Volleyball

Men’s Soccer   In another overtime game, the Mercer Men’s Soccer Team came out victorious against the Wofford Terriers 3-2. In the exciting Tuesday night matchup, the Terriers scored first, making the score 1-0 in the 27th minute. The Bears did not answer until 40 minutes later, when Will...

Fall sports overview

Emily Rochefort

October 22, 2014


Filed under Golf, Soccer, Sports, Volleyball

Women’s Soccer   After a full 90 minutes and two overtimes, the Mercer Women’s Soccer Team could not overpower the Furman University Paladins, tying the team 0-0. In the Oct. 5th contest, the Bears outshot the Paladins 16-12 but could not find the back of the net. Senior Tess Patton led th...

Things to know about…Lauren Gassie

Emily Rochefort

October 10, 2014


Filed under Soccer, Sports

Senior Lauren Gassie has been a standout player on the Mercer Women’s Soccer Team since her first season in 2011. As a four-year starter in the midfield position, Gassie has always had a prominent role on the team. Gassie is a native of Winter Park, Fla., where she played club and high school soccer...

Fall Sports Overview: Sept. 21- Oct. 3

Emily Rochefort

October 10, 2014


Filed under Golf, Soccer, Sports, Volleyball

Women’s Soccer In its last non-conference game of the season, the Mercer Women’s Soccer Team overwhelmed the University of South Carolina-Aiken 5-0. Four of the five goals in the contest were scored in the first half. Maddie Clark, Tess Patton, Brianna Stampler and Lauren Gassie all found the back...

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...

Fall sports overview

Emily Rochefort

September 25, 2014


Filed under Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Sports, Volleyball

Women’s Soccer On Sept. 7, the Mercer Women’s Soccer Team defeated the Houston University Cougars 3-2. In the third minute of the game, Washida Blackman, senior forward for the Bears, scored off of a free kick from Sarah Daane. Just before halftime, junior Sydney Brogden increased the score to...

Fall preview: who's who in the SoCon

Emily Rochefort

August 12, 2014


Filed under Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Sports, Volleyball

Men’s Cross Country   At the last Atlantic Sun Conference Championship, the Mercer University Men’s Cross Country team finished seventh out of ten teams. The team graduated three seniors out of nine total members. “This upcoming season will be more of a building season with an incoming...

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...

Men’s soccer still 1st in A-Sun

Carly Innarino

October 24, 2012


Filed under Soccer, Sports

In an unfortunate loss to the No. 17 team South Florida on Oct. 10, the Mercer men’s soccer teams’ four-game winning streak came to an end. USF proved to be the more dominant team for the duration of the first half until Mercer regrouped at halftime. Throughout the second half, Mercer nearly netted...

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