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The sand volleyball team runs a drill on setting teammates up for a spike at practice.

Tori Penrod and Emily Krogman: Dynamic duo in the sand

Hayes Rule, Staff Writer March 30, 2016

Six years ago, beach volleyball was not an NCAA-sanctioned sport. But in 2012, 16 schools started a program. Mercer was one of those first 16 teams. And after four competitive seasons, beach volleyball...

Top five Mercer sports moments of the fall semester

Top five Mercer sports moments of the fall semester

Hayes Rule, Staff Writer January 30, 2016

5. Jama runs away from competition for Julius Johnson Invitational win Men’s cross country runner Ahmed Jama took the reigns as a freshman for Mercer last semester, leading the Bears in all five of...

Baseball takes down Tech again

Baseball takes down Tech again

alockwood April 27, 2011

  It took them a while to break .500 in conference play, but Mercer’s baseball team seems to have broken through against A-Sun opponents after a three-game series sweep against Lipscomb this...

(photo courtesy of Head coach Andrew Tredway believes Josh Cone has a good shot of extending his year by receiving a bid into the NCAA tournament.

Men's golf finishes 4th in A-Sun thriller

alockwood April 27, 2011

  Mercer’s men’s golf team recorded the lowest round of the Atlantic Sun tournament during Wednesday’s final round at the Chateau Elan Golf Club in Braselton, Ga., as they shot a combined...

(photo courtesy of Mary Alice Murphy capped her stellar freshman year with a tie for 17th at the A-Sun tournament.

Women's golf takes 6th at A-Sun

alockwood April 27, 2011

The first round of the Atlantic Sun Championship this year went according to plan as the Mercer women’s golf team blistered the field with an opening-day 300, a team record. Kimberly Graff’s 70...

(Alex Lockwood / Cluster Staff) Mercer’s softball team has been slowly improving throughout the season, keeping their record above the .500 mark with a pair of big wins over the Stetson Hatters.

Softball splits with FGCU, Auburn, sweeps rival Stetson in recent Atlantic Sun play

Garret McDowell April 13, 2011

  The Mercer Bears softball team entered April on a sour note, having lost five of six, but they have turned it around, going 4-4 this month already with games still ahead against ACC and Atlantic...

(photo courtesy of Thomas Holmes lines up a putt as he would record a +2 on the final day of the tournament to move up five spots for a tie of 52nd place. Holmes and Bears travel next to Chateau Elan for the 2011 Atlantic Sun Championship.

Men's golf finishes 9th at Irish Creek

alockwood April 13, 2011

The last round of the Irish Creek Collegiate was Mercer’s best of the three-day tournament en route to tying for ninth with North Carolina this past weekend. Totaling a 290 on the final day of play,...

(photo courtesy of Mercer ) Freshman second baseman DJ Johnson broke out of a recent slump, fueling Mercer’s powerful offense with a 4-for-5 effort in a 16-5 rout of Campbell in the opening game of the series in Buies Creek. The Bears now hold a 22-13 record with one month left in play.

Baseball collects big win over Georgia Tech, drops three against Jacksonville

alockwood April 13, 2011

The Bears are still within the thick of the conference standings in 7th at 8-9, boasting the 4th best overall record of 22-13, but if MU hopes to repeat its title run in 2011 they’ll have to gain ground...

(Alex Lockwood / Cluster Staff) A strong pitching performance from the starting rotation has kept the Bears in tight games despite a recent lack of offense.

Baseball falters against Stetson, rebounds against FAMU, Sav. State

alockwood March 30, 2011

After a phenomenal opening month to the college baseball season, fans around the A-Sun took notice of the defending conference champs after series wins against Belmont and FGCU. A pair of conference...

Tough loss against Belmont, thriller versus Lipscomb

Tough loss against Belmont, thriller versus Lipscomb

alockwood March 2, 2011

Battling the two of the top teams in the conference, Mercer’s men’s basketball team held their own against a pair of tough conference opponents from Nashville, Belmont and Lipscomb, to close out...

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