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Athletics announces expanding facilities

Mercer Athletics has announced that it will expand its sports facilities in the coming years, adding a baseball performance center, new tailgating areas within Five Star Stadium and a joint tennis and golf facility.

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Mercer football falls to South Dakota State

Mercer football’s historic season came to an end in the second round of the FCS Playoffs as they fell to #1 South Dakota State University, 41-0. The Bears’ season ended with a 9-4 record, the team’s greatest number of wins since it was reinstated in 2013, as well as its first-ever berth in the FCS Playoffs.

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Bears win first-ever FCS Playoff game

The Mercer Bears football team recorded its first ever victory in the Football Championship Subdivision Playoffs, beating the Gardner-Webb Runnin’ Bulldogs, 17-7, in Macon. The Bulldogs, who were the champions of the Big South Conference, came into the game riding a five-game win streak while Mercer had won six of their last seven contests.

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Dogs beat Bears in women's basketball

Mercer’s women’s basketball team hosted the Georgia Bulldogs at Hawkins Arena on Thursday, losing 77-57. With the loss, Mercer falls to 1-3 on the season while UGA improves to 3-1. This was the second home game of the season for the Bears, who won their first home game over Florida Atlantic University, 70-62.


Men's soccer wins SoCon championship

Mercer’s men’s soccer team defeated Furman University 2-0 in Greenville, South Carolina, winning them the Southern Conference championship on Sunday. It was the program’s fifth SoCon championship in seven years.

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Football gets eighth win of season

On a rainy Homecoming weekend, the Mercer Bears football team got a little closer to the NCAA FCS playoffs with a win in the 2023 homecoming game against Samford University, 28-21. The game finished out the regular season for the Bears, who ended with a 8-3 overall record and went 6-2 in Southern Conference play.


Bears easily handle The Citadel

Mercer extended its winning streak to three games with a win against The Citadel on Saturday, beating the winless Bulldogs in Charleston, South Carolina, 38-16. The win puts Mercer at third in the Southern Conference with a 5-2 record, and a 7-3 record overall.

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Mercer football edges past #10 WCU

The Bears upset no. 10 Western Carolina University on Saturday, beating the Catamounts 45-38. The high-scoring game was Mercer’s first victory against a ranked opponent this season, leaving them at a 6-3 overall record, 4-2 in the SoCon. 


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