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Women's soccer in must-win in final two games

Women's soccer in must-win in final two games

Garret McDowell

October 19, 2011


Filed under Soccer, Sports

After a 2010 season that saw the Mercer Bears Women’s Soccer team reach the NCAA tournament, many picked them as potential dark horses in the conference, if not frontrunners. Now, with two games left, the Bears are at 8-6-1 overall and 2-4-1 in Atlantic Sun Play, and they hold the sixth and final spo...

Men's soccer looks to improve conference luck

Salim Ali

October 19, 2011


Filed under Soccer, Sports

October hasn’t been a good month for the Mercer men’s soccer team with only one win in four games. The first of the four was a 2-1 home game loss to Jacksonville. This game brought to an end their previous four-game winning streak. It turned out to be a tense and physical game with nine combined...

Soccer on streak, improve to 5-3-1

Soccer on streak, improve to 5-3-1

Salim Ali

October 5, 2011


Filed under Soccer, Sports

For the past four games, the Mercer men’s soccer team has been close to untouchable. The first of the four, a home game against VMI, ended 3-1. All three goals were scored in the final 12 minutes of the second half. Ashani Samuels, through a corner kick in the 79th minute, scored his first goal of...

Player Spotlight: #Ashani Samuels

Player Spotlight: #Ashani Samuels

Samir Moussawel

October 5, 2011


Filed under Soccer, Sports

    Fresh off the plane from West Moreland, Jamaica, freshman midfielder Ashani Samuels is having an immediate impact on the Bears soccer squad. Scoring his first collegiate goal in the game versus VMI and following it up with another on the road against Nebraska Omaha, Samuels is a force to be reck...

Women's soccer begins conference play win 1-2 record

Women's soccer begins conference play win 1-2 record

Joshua Morrison

October 5, 2011


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The Mercer women’s soccer team got off to a slow start with conference play late last week as they dropped two of their first three games after closing out non-conference play with a win. The Bears closed out non-conference play on Sept. 18 in Macon against Alabama State. The Bears set the pace early i...

Soccer falls to UCF, drops VMI

Soccer falls to UCF, drops VMI

Cecilia Villagomez

September 21, 2011


Filed under Soccer, Sports

Coming off a 2-0 win against Appalachian State, the Mercer men’s soccer team fell short to in-state rival Georgia State in a very physical game at GSU. In the first half of the game, freshman Carl-Oscar Andersson set up a perfect ball that sophomore Ehjayson Henry used to slide past Georgia State to give th...

Men's soccer ties opener in 2OT, follows with 2-0 defeat, victory

Cecilia Villagomez

September 7, 2011


Filed under Soccer, Sports

As the Mercer men’s soccer team begins its first round of opening games, the team is showing great promise. The second exhibition game of the season proved to be exactly the level of competition the Bears needed as they played against College of Charleston. They are a challenging team, having just...

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