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

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

Al Kessler, Contributing Writer

November 1, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

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 last time these two teams met resulted in a 2-1 Chattanooga win in overtime October 2. The matc...

Mercer Golf Team gears up for upcoming tournament

Mercer Golf Team gears up for upcoming tournament

Sophie Peel, Staff Writer

March 3, 2016


Filed under Golf, Sports

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 four make up the total. The Mercer Men’s Golf team is undoubtedly that: a team. However, ind...

Men's basketball prepare for SoCon tournament

Men's basketball prepare for SoCon tournament

Justin Baxley

February 11, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports

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...

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


Filed under Sports

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 up-and-down two weeks for Mercer volleyball. The Bears are 10-17 overall and 3-7 in the Atlantic Sun Co...

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

Joshua Morrison

November 2, 2011


Filed under Golf, Sports

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 place after a strong three rounds from sophomore James Beale. Mercer opened the tournament playing...

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

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

Joshua Morrison

October 19, 2011


Filed under Golf, Sports

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, featured some of the nation’s top golf programs such as Georgia Tech, Florida State, and The Uni...

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


Filed under Soccer, Sports

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, the Bears are at 8-6-1 overall and 2-4-1 in Atlantic Sun Play, and they hold the sixth and final spo...

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

Bryson Jones

October 19, 2011


Filed under Sports

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 campaign. With many newcomers, the team looked to show well in order to prepare for their competitive...

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

Joshua Morrison

August 18, 2011


Filed under Sports

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 of their seasons. With a load of returning talent on both squads, the Bears seem poised for success. The...

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