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Mercer women’s cross country runner beats personal best at Queen City Invite

Jen Jones, Sports Editor October 27, 2019
McMahon placed 15th out of 365 individually. This record is something that she has strived for since starting at Mercer.
Hayman at a morning practice

Cross country team welcomes new coach

Jen Jones, Sports Editor September 26, 2019
Hayman was named the NJCAA Atlantic and Region X Coach of the Year in 2017 and 2018 and previously worked at Louisburg College. Following the start of preseason practices, Hayman is optimistic for this season.
The Cross Country team at an early morning practice.

Player Spotlight: Marc Reiser’s final year to make a mark

Kylie Brown, Contributing Writer September 12, 2019
Reiser competed in all five events last season for the Bears with a season-best 26:51.28 for the 8K.
Photo courtesy of Justin Hanson.

Hanson’s triumphant return to cross country

Rylee Kirk, Contributing Writer October 18, 2016

  Justin Hanson, a sophomore on the Mercer cross country team, has made a strong return after suffering several injuries. Last year, Hanson rolled both ankles in one race, and this year suffered...

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Rogers runs through life one lap at a time

Caitlyn Patton, Contributing Writer October 18, 2016

  Senior cross country runner Victoria Rogers is leading her team towards success as she is constantly pushing herself to be the best she can be. She was Mercer’s top finisher in its first three...

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...

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Inside the Den. (Episode 7)

Justin Baxley and Hayes Rule October 28, 2015

Inside the Den is back this week with a brand new episode. We have some very special guests this week including SoCon player of the month Maggie Cropp, goalkeeper for the women's soccer team and cross...

Fall sports overview

Emily Rochefort September 25, 2014

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...

Fall preview: who's who in the SoCon

Emily Rochefort August 12, 2014

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...

Athletes prepare for upcoming seasons, strive towards success

Bryson Jones August 15, 2012

As the school year begins, several athletic teams across campus are already in preparation for their competitive seasons. Men’s and women’s soccer, men’s and women’s cross country, and volleyball...

Prosper, Niemann lead runners to 18th, 21st place

Bryson Jones November 16, 2011

The men’s and women’s cross country teams saw their last action of the season on Saturday, Nov. 12 at the 2011 NCAA South Regionals Meet in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Both men and women’s teams wanted...

Cross country caps season with 6th, 7th place finishes in A-Sun

Joshua Morrison November 2, 2011

Mercer’s men and women’s cross country teams wrapped up their season this past Saturday with their conference finals in Nashville, TN. Both teams posted similar performances with the women taking sixth...

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