Mercer managed to avoid the shutout, but still lost in a tough blowout against VMI.
Mercer now has a 9-8 record so far this season.
Mercer returns home Oct. 16 to take on VMI to extend their 3-0 conference lead.
This win put the Bear’s record at 3-1 and 2-0 in conference play with the team's only loss coming at the hands of Alabama.
The prospect was allowed to live with student-athletes and practice with the team before she was enrolled as a student.
The team’s next matchup is an Oct. 1 showdown on the road against Western Carolina University.
The Bears maintained possession of first place over the course of the first two days of play.
The competition took place at John Hunt Park in Huntsville, Alabama.
Mercer's volleyball team went 1-3 during a tournament at Georgia Southern.
The Falcons never threatened an Eagles team that controlled the majority of the ballgame.
“I think Mercer has a good team,” Saban said after the matchup. “They play hard. They play with toughness.”
The Bears currently have an even record of 3-3 so far in the regular season. Here’s a look at how those games unfolded.