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Mercer Men’s and Women’s Soccer Previews

The Mercer women’s soccer team is back after a great debut in the Southern conference in 2014.

Gabe Garcia, Contributing Writer

August 31, 2015

Men’s Soccer 2014 Southern Conference Soccer Coach of the Year Brad Ruzzo and his team had an impressive run in their debut season in the SoCon claiming the regular season championship. Ruzzo also led the team to the SoCon Tournament final where a late goal by the Furman Paladins was enough to s...

Fan of the Week: Taylor Dias

February 27, 2015

Taylor Dias, a graduating member of the Mercer Women’s Soccer Team, has been a true Bear on and off and the field during her time at Mercer. The 5-2 defender for the team has been a contributing member for the Bears for all four of her seasons with Mercer. Dias saw action mostly in her junior and...

Fan of the Week: Nikki Atkinson

January 29, 2015

Nikki Atkinson is a fifth-year Mercer student as well as an avid Mercer Bears fan. She enjoys watching and supporting Mercer athletics and has since her freshman year. Attending and cheering at Mercer sporting events has been a large part of Atkinson’s college career. In her first four years at Mercer,...

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

The girls anxiously await their fate in the NCAA Tournament at the viewing part in Margaritas

Marin Guta

November 10, 2014

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...

Fan of the week: Sara Elliiot

Emily Rochefort

November 5, 2014

Sara Elliot, a Mercer graduate student, is a dedicated and loyal fan of a number of Mercer’s sports teams. She has been involved and interested in Mercer athletics for over seven years. From taking road trips all over the southeast to see Mercer teams play to cheering them on at any home event, it...

Fall Sports Overview

Emily Rochefort

November 5, 2014

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...

Fan of the week: David Newberry

Caroline Carlton

October 22, 2014

Mercer Alumnus David Newberry has been a huge fan of Mercer’s athletic teams since his arrival in Macon as a freshmen in fall of 2008. Newberry, even after his graduation from Mercer, has continued to be a dedicated Mercer fan. From an early age, Newberry has been involved in athletics and participated...

Fall sports overview

Emily Rochefort

October 22, 2014

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

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

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...

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