Mercer Cluster

Baseball team anticipate 2015 season

February 11, 2015

Coming off of a strong 2014 season, the Mercer Men’s Baseball Team is prepared to begin its much anticipated 2015 season. Last year, the Bears finished 38-17, and the team was eliminated by the East Tennessee State University Buccaneers on the second day of the Atlantic Sun Championship. The Bears’...

Women's tennis attempts to bounce back

February 11, 2015

Although the Mercer Women’s Tennis Team has started off the season on a rocky note, its non-conference slate is fully preparing the players for their Southern Conference schedule. In its first five games, the team has been defeated by Arkansas University, Murray State University, University of Tennessee...

Men's basketball prepare for SoCon tournament

Men's basketball prepare for SoCon tournament

Justin Baxley

February 11, 2015

In the last weeks of their season, the Mercer Men's Basketball Team is thoroughly preparing for the Southern Conference Championship. This past week, the team faced the top two teams in the conference, Chattanooga and Wofford. Ike Nwamu had a massive jam and a clutch three late that propelled the Bears...

Player of the Week: Darious Moten

Emma Peel

February 11, 2015

Darious Moten, a fifth-year engineering student and forward on the celebrated Mercer Men’s Basketball Team, is a few short months away from rounding out his career as a Bear. A Carrollton, Ga., native, Moten has had a major impact on the basketball team, especially in the last three seasons. As a junior,...

Engineering professor named Southern Conference's Faculty Member of the Year

Engineering professor named Southern Conference's Faculty Member of the Year

January 31, 2015

The Southern Conference (SoCon) announced Dr. Ha Van Vo as the recipient of the Southern Conference inaugural Faculty Member of the Year, according to a news release. Vo is “the first recipient of this conference-wide honor,” President Underwood wrote in an email to students. The chief academic officers of ...

Mercer Softball Team prepares for Southern Conference

January 29, 2015

With the start of a new semester now behind, spring sports are now coming out of hibernation and getting ready for their seasons to start. One such team, the softball team, hit the ground running with training and started practicing just as soon as they came back from the winter break. Its first game...

Player of the Week: Precious Bridges

January 29, 2015

Senior Precious Bridges has been a vital part in the success of the Mercer Women’s Basketball Team in recent years. The West Palm Beach native has been a starter since 2011, her freshman year with the Bears. She chose Mercer based on academics and athletics and has not been let down. "It has been...

Mercer Men's Lacrosse Team prepares for SoCon debute

January 29, 2015

After a record-breaking season in 2014, the Mercer Men’s Lacrosse Team is prepared to take on the Southern Conference in 2015. In 2014, the Bears finished first in regular season play during the first lacrosse championship in the Atlantic Sun Conference. Overall, the Bears finished 7-7, losing in...

Men's lacrosse team finishes fall season strong

Emily Rochefort

November 5, 2014

The Mercer University Men’s Lacrosse Team has been working on the field in the fall in hopes of acquiring success equal to that of last season. After only their third year of competitive play, the team managed to win the Atlantic Sun Regular Season Championship. Unfortunately, the Bears came up short,...

Athlete spotlight: Ike Nwamu

Caroline Carlton

November 5, 2014

As basketball season approaches, eyes are on the Mercer Men’s Basketball team after their historical NCAA Tournament victory upsetting Duke last season. After losing a large class of seniors, a few key contributors remain on the team, including junior Ike Nwamu. After shocking Mercer fans in the team...

Football loses three straight in Southern Conference play

Justin Baxley, Staff Writer

November 5, 2014

After consecutive losses for the first time all year, Mercer was looking to get back on track with a win versus The Citadel. The Mercer defense took the field first as they looked to open the game with a stop, but the Bulldogs were able to gash the Bears for a 64-yard gain that set up a one-yard run...

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...

The student news site of Mercer University
southern conference