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Athletes keep it cool in the off-season

Athletes keep it cool in the off-season

Sophie Peel, Staff Writer

April 28, 2016


Filed under Sports

“Turn the music back on!” Kayla Potts yelled loudly on the UC gym floor at 10 p.m. Monday night. Kahlia Lawrence and Sydni Means chided her out of embarrassment. Twenty seconds later and the music resumed in the fairly crowded gym. “If you yell loud enough, they will respond,” Potts...

Tennis player from Crete finds the will to win

Tennis player from Crete finds the will to win

Emma Peel, Staff Writer

March 30, 2016


Filed under Sports, Tennis

Katia Stavroulaki started playing tennis when she was just 7 years old. She quickly figured out that the true opponent she faced out on the court was herself, and she enjoyed the independence and self-reliance that tennis required of her. She began competing shortly after picking up a racquet and...

Player Spotlight

Player Spotlight

Ashley Mann

April 13, 2011


Filed under Sports

A native of Quito, Ecuador, senior Fernando Armendaris traveled to America to follow his passion for playing tennis. Cluster: How did you first get involved playing tennis? Armendaris: Both of my parents are tennis players. When I was five years old they took me to a tennis academy in Ecuador. When ...

Men’s tennis earns postseason spot in A-Sun Championships

Men’s tennis earns postseason spot in A-Sun Championships

Garret McDowell

April 13, 2011


Filed under Sports

(NOTE: AUTHOR GARRET MCDOWELL) In what many will consider a down year for Mercer tennis by record alone, the Mercer Bears’ men’s tennis squad qualified for the 2011 Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament on the final day of competition, defeating in-state rival Kennesaw State. Senior Day was definit...

Men's, women's tennis fighting for position in A-Sun play

Men's, women's tennis fighting for position in A-Sun play

Garret McDowell

March 30, 2011


Filed under Sports

  NOTE: GARRET MCDOWELL AUTHOR Both the men’s and women’s tennis teams have had mixed starts to their 2011 seasons, with Mercer’s men at 7-10 through March 28 and the women at 3-12 through March 28.  Despite the tough starts to the season, the Bears have performed well at home, including a comb...

Coaching Spotlight: Warren Woolfolk

Coaching Spotlight: Warren Woolfolk

Ashley Mann

March 30, 2011


Filed under Sports

NOTE: AUTHOR ASHLEY MANN As head coach for the men’s and women’s tennis teams and a Mercer graduate, Warren Woolfolk understands what it takes to succeed in this game. He sat down with The Cluster to answer a few questions. Cluster: Having recently assumed the role of coach, what changes do you hop...

Men's tennis looks promising early in season

Men's tennis looks promising early in season

Garret McDowell

March 16, 2011


Filed under Sports

Both the men’s and women’s tennis teams have had mixed starts to their 2011 seasons, with Mercer’s men at 6-6 and Mercer’s women at 2-8 through March 15. Despite the tough starts to the season the Bears have performed well at home, including a combined 14-0 sweep of Young Harris by the men and women co...

Men’s, Women’s Tennis Updates: 3/1

Garret McDowell

March 2, 2011


Filed under Sports

Both the Men’s and Women’s Tennis Teams have had mixed starts to their 2011 seasons, with Mercer’s men at 2-3 through February 19 and Mercer’s women at 2-2 through February 20. Despite the tough starts to the season, the Bears have performed well at home as of late, including a combined 14-0...

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