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Mercer women’s soccer falls to The Citadel

Mercer women’s soccer falls to The Citadel

Faith Montgomery, Contributing Writer

October 28, 2020

Mercer women’s soccer lost their match against The Citadel on Oct. 9 by a score of 3-2. The loss was Mercer’s second home loss of the season.

Bears fall to Georgia State in OT

Bears fall to Georgia State in OT

Jenna Sanders, Contributing Writer

September 28, 2020

Mercer University’s Women’s Soccer team was the first sport to play this year on Sept. 11. 

Women’s soccer team finishes season 16-4, Icen named SoCon player of the year

Photo provided by Mercer Athletics.

Jen Jones, Sports Editor

November 22, 2019

Nicole Icen was also named SoCon player of the year. She is the first player to win honors since 1998, according to Mercer Athletics.

Player Spotlight: Women’s soccer player scores three goals in a single game

Nicole Icen runs out to face Davidson at Bettes Stadium.

Jacob Lugenbeel, Contributing Writer

September 28, 2019

A rising star has been spotted on the Mercer Women’s Soccer team; freshman Nicole Icen from Marietta, Georgia, scored three goals in a single game against Davidson College, leading the Bears to victory.

Mercer women’s soccer gearing up for 2019 season

The Mercer Women’s Soccer Team huddles together during a game.

Samantha Homcy, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2019

Mercer’s women’s soccer season is in full swing, and the team is looking to reestablish their Southern Conference dominance after a loss to Eastern Tennessee State in the first round of the playoffs last year.

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

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

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

Women’s soccer splits first two, drops home opener

Women's soccer splits first two, drops home opener

Justin Baxley, Sports Editor

August 21, 2016

On Sunday, the Bears were unable to get their offense going against the Oklahoma State Cowboys.

Inside the Den Podcast (Episode 8)

Inside the Den Podcast (Episode 8)

Justin Baxley and Hayes Rule

November 4, 2015

This week controversial topics and rants fill the den. Hayes and Justin weigh in on hot topics from around the world of sports. Should Mercer head coach Bobby Lamb's job be at risk with recent football struggles? Find out what the guys think as they debate the issue. The Mercer men's soccer team is heading...

Women’s club soccer bends it like the boys

The Mercer women’s club soccer team breaks it down before taking the pitch against Kennesaw State University.

Justin Baxley, Sports Editor

October 15, 2015

Carson Moore hangs up her cleats for a clipboard on game day, but the former keeper-turned-coach runs through the drills with her girls like she’ll be in the starting lineup. The women’s club soccer team is hard at work to make a name for themselves and step out of the shadows cast by the “...

Player Spotlight: Katelyn Dimopoulos

Katelyn Dimopoulos, a junior at Mercer University, plays for the Mercer women soccer team.

Slayten Carter, Staff Writer

October 15, 2015

Katelyn Dimopoulos couldn’t find a better way to spend her Friday night. The junior scored the lone goal in their victory against Middle Tennessee Sept. 17. “I haven’t scored in like a year. It feels so good to score.” Dimopoulos said. Having been on the soccer field her whole life, D...

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...

Women’s soccer claims second in A-Sun

Women’s soccer claims second in A-Sun

Bryson Jones

October 24, 2012

In the last four games of the season, the Mercer women’s soccer team has won three of those matches, claimed a first-round bye in the Atlantic Sun Conference tournament, and broken a program record for wins in a season with 12 on the year. It is no doubt that head coach Tony Economopoulos has had a suc...

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