February 19, 2013

Baseball Highlighted in Perfect Game Mid-Major Feature

MACON, Ga. – Only three games into its 2013 campaign, the Mercer baseball team's play to begin the season is turning head across the country as detailed in an article on PerfectGame.org released late on Monday evening.

 

The Bears opening weekend started with a 6-5 win in 10 innings over Ohio State on Friday, a 13-5 drubbing of 2012 Super Regional participant St John's on Saturday and wrapped up with a 5-4 win versus a talented Notre Dame squad on Sunday.

 

Mercer was recognized for its strong showing in the Snowbird Baseball Classic by being moved up to 15th in the College Baseball Daily Top-25 Mid-Major poll while also receiving votes in the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Division I Poll.

 

The article, written by managing editor Kendall Rogers, features insight from head coach Craig Gibson on the Bears hot start as a whole, who played well for the squad on opening weekend and what the team must improve on if it wants to be a serious contender.

 

Mercer stays on the road for its next contest, when it travels to Montgomery to take on Alabama State on Tuesday, February 19. Game time is scheduled for 6 p.m. at the Wheeler-Watkins Baseball Complex.

 

To read the entire article on PerfectGame.org, click here.

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