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Mercer basketball players Shannon Titus (21), Sydnee Boykin (2), Jill Harris (0) and Amoria Neal-Tysor (1) gather in the huddle during a 2021 Women's Basketball Game. The Mercer women's team won the Southern Conference tournament on Sunday, with Neal-Tysor winning the tournament's MVP award.

Women’s basketball dominates tournament, wins third title in four seasons

Micah Johnston, Sports Editor March 8, 2021
Mercer University’s women’s basketball team stormed their way through the Southern Conference Tournament, winning the championship against the No. 4 Wofford Terriers by a score of 60-38 Sunday in Asheville, North Carolina.
The Bears nearly made history in their hard fought loss to the No. 2 seed Iowa Hawkeyes in the 2019 NCAA Tournament.

Bears upset bid comes up just short in season-ending loss to Iowa in NCAA Tournament

Christian Hartley, Sports Editor March 25, 2019

The Mercer Bears women’s basketball entered the 2019 NCAA Tournament as one of the four No. 15 seeds, squaring off with the No. 2 seed Iowa Hawkeyes in the Greensboro region. Iowa, led by NCAAw Player...

Sterre Harsveld Van Der Veen crosses the ball into the box. Photo by Ethan Thompson.

Women’s soccer overwhelms Chattanooga, moves on to semis of SoCon tournament

Al Kessler, Contributing Writer November 1, 2016

After a successful regular season and a third place berth in the Southern Conference women’s soccer tournament, the Lady Bears took to the pitch to face sixth-ranked Chattanooga on Sunday evening. The...

The Bears are set to compete in their next tournament on March 11.

Mercer Golf Team gears up for upcoming tournament

Sophie Peel, Staff Writer March 3, 2016

Golf is a uniquely individual sport, but collegiate golf is different because it combines scores from the top five players who compete. The highest score, the  worst score, is dropped and the remaining...

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,...

Volleyball pressured to win with A-Sun berth on the line

Volleyball pressured to win with A-Sun berth on the line

Garret McDowell November 2, 2011

In their final home conference match of the year, the Mercer Bears volleyball squad missed a chance to grab an advantage and control its own destiny for the postseason with a tough loss to cap off an...

Men's golf barely misses top 5 with 6th place finish at Kiawah

Joshua Morrison November 2, 2011

Mercer’s men’s golf team finished up their fall season on Oct. 18 after a two-day tournament in Kiawah Island S.C., at one of the toughest courses in the nation. Mercer finished the tournament in sixth...

Men's golf makes history, finishes 8th at Brickyard

Men's golf makes history, finishes 8th at Brickyard

Joshua Morrison October 19, 2011

Mercer men’s golf team finished eighth out of the 15-team field at the end of their first home tournament of the year during the first week of October. The Brickyard Collegiate, taking place Oct. 7-9,...

Women's soccer in must-win in final two games

Women's soccer in must-win in final two games

Garret McDowell October 19, 2011

After a 2010 season that saw the Mercer Bears Women’s Soccer team reach the NCAA tournament, many picked them as potential dark horses in the conference, if not frontrunners. Now, with two games left,...

Women's tennis kicks off fall play with UTC Baras Classic

Bryson Jones October 19, 2011

On Sept. 28, the Mercer University Women’s Tennis team headed to Chattanooga to compete in the 28th Annual UTC Steve Baras Classic. This tournament was the first time the Bears competed in the 2011-2012...

Lady Bears tie exhibition, 'Black & Orange' squad searches for new standout performer

Joshua Morrison August 18, 2011

As most Mercerians begin to settle in for the beginning of another semester, Mercer’s men and women’s soccer teams have already been on campus for quite some time as they get prepared for the beginning...

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