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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...

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...

Football ends three game win streak

Nicholas Wooten

October 10, 2014

After dominating their past two opponents, the Bears marched into Lexington, Va., looking to keep the streak alive against the Virginia Military Institute Keydets and their veteran coach, Sparky Woods. Following a forced 3-and-out, the Bears scored on an Alex Lakes’ run from 18 yards out. The run...

Coaching spotlight: Tony Economopoulos

Caroline Carlton

September 25, 2014

Tony Economopoulos is in his third season as the head coach of the women’s soccer team at Mercer University. Upon his hire, he was classified as an “exceptional candidate” by Athletic Director Jim Cole. During his time at Mercer, Economopoulos has proved just that. In his inaugural season as head...

Mercer football brings in preseason awards

Mercer football brings in preseason awards

Emily Rochefort

August 27, 2014

Throughout the summer, players of the Mercer Bears’ football team have been collecting preseason awards for the upcoming season. In the 2013 season, the team went 10-2 overall and had a groundbreaking year for the new program. This array of preseason awards proves that a number of Mercer players will...

Mercer football season preview

Mercer football season preview

Emily Rochefort

August 27, 2014

Reinhardt University: Aug. 28 at 7 p.m.   In their 2013 season opener, the Bears defeated the Reinhardt University Eagles 40-37 in the last three seconds of the game. For the majority of the game, the Bears and the Eagles traded the lead back and forth eight times before Josh Shutter, fifth-y...

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