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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 Mercer Women’s Basketball Team poses at the basketball picnic.

Mercer women’s basketball hold a fan meet and greet 

Jen Jones, Sports Editor October 26, 2019
This event is the first of its kind in which the main goal isn’t fundraising.
Mercer point guard Tia Benvenuti has been making the most of her increased role in the second half of the season.

Bears run past Catamounts in 27th straight conference win

Christian Hartley, Sports Editor February 19, 2019

After nearly every win this season, Mercer Head Coach Susie Gardner has mentioned that her team has yet to play a complete game this year. She’s been right. On many occasions, Mercer has played a...

Bears senior forward Amanda Thompson drives into the lane for a tough layup attempt.

Bears sweep road trip, remain undefeated in SoCon

Christian Hartley, Sports Editor January 22, 2019

After a rockier than usual start to the season, Mercer women’s basketball seems to have finally found its groove again. A close, last-minute victory over the Western Carolina Catamounts tested the...

Rachel Selph (#34) helped lead Mercer to its first season victory with 16 points. Photo provided by Mercer Athletics.

Women’s basketball secures first win of new season

Christian Hartley November 15, 2018

After a tough loss to Wake Forest to open the season, Mercer women’s basketball got back on track Monday evening with a 79-72 victory over Georgia Southern. The first and second quarters were neck-and-neck....

Mercer Football vs. Jacksonville (Aug. 31, 2017)

Mercer football’s captains leading by example on the field

Hayes Rule, Lead Writer September 29, 2017

Before the season, Head Coach Bobby Lamb announced the team’s four captains: Thomas Marchman, Lee Bennett, LeMarkus Bailey and Isaiah Buehler. The captains were selected by their teammates, and they’re...

The Bears had an impressive season, going 24-9 overall and 12-2 in the SoCon play.

Inside the Den: The Return

Justin Baxley and Hayes Rule March 21, 2016

After a few months off, Justin and Hayes are back at it again with a brand new podcast. The pair breakdown the Mercer men and women's basketball seasons from start to finish.

The 6’1 point guard from Sweden came to Mercer in August of last year.

Swedish Basketball Player Brings Something New to Team

Summer Perritt, Staff Writer February 26, 2016

With just a glance, you may think Linnea Rosendal is like any other college freshman at Mercer University: beautiful, happy and proudly proclaiming an undecided major. But the 6’1 point guard from...

The Bears celebrate after their 67-44 victory over the Mocs.

Mercer students surprise Lady Bears during big game

Emma Peel, Staff Writer January 27, 2016

On a rainy Thursday night last week, the student body at Mercer University came out in full force to support the women’s basketball team in their biggest game of the season — and kept it a secret...

Mercer women’s basketball team filled with new faces

Mercer women’s basketball team filled with new faces

Sophie Peel, Staff Writer October 29, 2015

Ciarra Edwards (Junior Transfer): Ciarra Edwards transferred from Shelton State Community College in Tuscaloosa, Alabama to play for head coach Susan Gardner. Though she bonded with her teammates...

Men's Basketball team preparing for the 2015-2016 season.

Prepare for the Mercer Madness

Sophie Peel, Staff Writer October 15, 2015

Bears’ basketball is just around the corner.   Mercer Madness, beginning Oct. 16, will serve as a preview. The men’s and women’s teams will take the floor in exhibition match ups. The event,...

Women’s basketball looks to improve upon last year

Women’s basketball looks to improve upon last year

Bryson Jones October 24, 2012

In the 2012-13 season, the Mercer women’s basketball team is looking to prove their doubters wrong. Head coach Susie Gardner enters her third season at the helm for the Bears, and she assures it’s...

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