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Why Mercer’s esports team is one of the most interesting club sports

Mercer Esports Captain John Bonner plays Destiny 2 with his clanmates Sunday, Nov. 20.

Micah Johnston, Sports Editor

September 23, 2020

Mercer’s club level esports team is still participating in normal tryouts and matchups this year. The team plays a variety of video games competitively against other schools, creating their own schedule and choosing what games they play. All competition can be conducted online through the use of chat servers and custom lobbies. 

Mercer’s club swim team is more than just a team

The Mercer University swim team practices at the University Center pool.

Jen Jones, Sports Editor

November 11, 2019

For co-president and swimmer Emma Rose, Mercer’s club swim team is a way of keeping active without pressure. “It is an open environment for people who want to learn,” Rose said. “I believe it is a safe space.”

Club lacrosse earns first program victory

Mercer club lacrosse earned its first victory as a program this year with a 14-4 win over Marshall.

Hayes Rule, Staff Writer

March 30, 2016

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, ...

Women’s club soccer bends it like the boys

The Mercer women’s club soccer team breaks it down before taking the pitch against Kennesaw State University.

Justin Baxley, Sports Editor

October 15, 2015

Carson Moore hangs up her cleats for a clipboard on game day, but the former keeper-turned-coach runs through the drills with her girls like she’ll be in the starting lineup. The women’s club soccer team is hard at work to make a name for themselves and step out of the shadows cast by the “...

club sports Spotlight: Equestrian

(photo courtesy of Mercer Equestrian) Veteran rider Kathleen Quinlan shows at a competition last semester at SCAD.

alockwood

April 27, 2011

  It’s not exactly the Kentucky Derby, but for those who love horses, it’s a blast. Mercer’s Equestrian Club (MEC) and Team provides an outlet for those interested in riding, regardless of experience, as well as a competitive outlet as the Mercer Equestrian Hunt Seat Team competes in the Intercollegia...

Scholarships funneled to wrestling club from general admissions funds

Scholarships funneled to wrestling club from general admissions funds

clewis

March 30, 2011

[box border="full"]Mercer’s admissions office has been giving out scholarships to members of the school’s wrestling club for the past four years from a discretionary pool of funds traditionally set aside for merit and need-based financial aid, a Cluster investigation has revealed.[/box] Admissio...

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