February 8, 2012
Fears Garners A-Sun Player of the Week
MACON, Ga. – Mercer sophomore Lacey Fears was named the Atlantic Sun Women’s Golfer of the Week for the first time in her career Wednesday. The Warner Robins, Ga. native earned the distinction after collecting individual medalist honors at the JU Classic last week on Tuesday.
February 1, 2012
Women’s Golf in Final Week of Qualifying
MACON, Ga. – Since returning from winter break on January 10, the Mercer women’s golf team has been working hard in anticipation of the spring season opener at the Jacksonville Classic. Four round of qualifying have been completed and two remain to determine which players travel to the tournament at the Hidden Hills Golf Club on February 5-7.
January 29, 2012
Women’s Golf Receives TrackMan
MACON, Ga. – Thanks to the generosity of one of the women’s golf team’s most ardent supporters, the program has received the most advanced and recognized ball flight system, the TrackMan Pro. The TrackMan Pro is recognized as a top-of-the-line swing analyzing system currently used on the PGA Tour, USGA and The R&A.
November 16, 2011
Women's Golf Adds Meredith Owen
MACON, Ga.- Mercer women's golf coach Gary Guyer announced the signing of Meredith Owen of Madison, Ga. on Wednesday. Owen comes from Morgan County High School and is set to join the Bears team in the fall of 2012.
November 9, 2011
Women's Golf Signs Jacqueline Shelly to NLI
MACON, Ga. – Mercer women's golf head coach Gary Guyer announced the signing of Jacqueline Shelly to a National Letter of Intent on Wednesday. Shelly, a native of Fernandina Beach, Fla. is Guyer’s first 2012 commitment.
August 12, 2011
Guyer Announces Fall Schedule
BEARS TRAVEL TO HAWAII TO TAKE ON NO. 1 RANKED UCLA
July 14, 2011
Murphy Wins Chattanooga Women’s Amateur Championship
MU women's golf standout goes 3-under par to win local title.
July 9, 2011
Wiriath, Murphy Named NGCA All-American Scholars
CORAL SPRINGS, Florida – Roger M. Yaffe, Executive Director of the National Golf Coaches Association, has announced that Mercer’s Aurelie Wiriath and Mary Alice Murphy have both been selected All-American Scholar Recipients for the 2010-11 academic year.
July 9, 2011
Mercer Women’s Golfers Continue Stellar Summer
Mercer golfers Lacey Fears, Kimmy Graff and Kailtin Marrin each have experienced success playing as individuals this summer.
July 6, 2011
Fears Tied for the lead at Georgia Women’s Open
NEWNAN, GA — Mercer sophomore Lacey Fears and LPGA tour player Dori Carter both carded 68’s for a share of the lead in the Georgia Women’s Open. The annual event is underway at the Canongate at Summer Grove Golf Club.
June 9, 2011
MU Women's Golfers Win WSA Team Award
Mary Alice Murphy and Kimmy Graff to collegiate tandems at prestigious event.
June 7, 2011
Mercer Golfers Shine at Women's Southern Amateur Championship
ATLANTA, Ga. - Two of the top players on the Mercer women’s golf team continue to shine at the 96th playing of the Women's Southern Amateur Championship. Kimmy Graff qualified for the Championship Flight with a 2-over par 72, placing third among all contestants. Mary Alice Murphy made it into the Championship Flight after carding a 5-over par 75. Both players moved into the top field of 32 contestants.
May 24, 2011
Mercer Golfers on a Mission in Cambodia
MACON, Ga. – Both the men’s and women’s golf teams will be represented in the 2011 “Mercer on a Mission” campaign scheduled for May 25-June 16. Thomas Holmes and Jessica Arthur are two of just three undergraduate students selected to travel to Cambodia as representatives of Mercer’s School of Medicine.
May 4, 2011
Women's Golf Reaches Out to Community
The Mercer Women's golf team recently completed another year of volunteering their time and efforts to help spread the game of golf to the youth in the Macon community. Just Us Girls, a program which targets girls from six to twelve years of age, brings Mercer’s women’s golfers together with children in the city of Macon.
April 27, 2011
Murphy Collects A-Sun All-Freshman Team Honors
MACON, Ga. – After leading the team with a 77.83 scoring average, Mercer freshman Mary Alice Murphy was tabbed to the Atlantic Sun All-Freshman Team in an announcement made by the conference office Wednesday.
April 13, 2011
Women’s Golf Places Sixth at A-Sun Championship
DELAND, Fla. – The Mercer women’s golf team capped its performance at the Atlantic Sun Championship with a 311 in Wednesday’s final round. Mercer’s three-day total of 926 placed the team sixth in the final standings.
April 12, 2011
Women’s Golf Completes Round Two of A-Sun Championship
DELAND, Fla. – On the second day of the 2011 Atlantic Sun Women’s Golf Championship, Mercer posted a team score of 315 and entered the clubhouse sixth among the ten-team field. Sophomore Kaitlin Marrin fired the team’s low round Tuesday, a four-over 76.
April 11, 2011
Women’s Golf Set to “Run for the Sun”
MACON, Ga. - Coming off the best regular season in program history, the Mercer women’s golf team is set to travel to Deland, Florida for competition in the A-Sun Conference Championship. The 54-hole tournament will be hosted at the acclaimed Victoria Hills Golf Club and features 18 holes of play on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday (April 11-13).
April 11, 2011
Graff Atop Leaderboard, Women’s Golf Fifth at A-Sun Championship
DELAND, Fla. – Mercer sophomore Kimmy Graff posted the lowest round of her collegiate career, a two-under 70 in Monday’s opening round of the Atlantic Sun Championship. Graff leads all players at the event and helped Mercer wrap up day one at the Victoria Hills Golf Club in fifth place.
March 27, 2011
Women’s Golf Takes Eighth at Univ. of Cincinnati Spring Invitational
CRYSTAL RIVER, Fla. – Sophomore Kimmy Graff fired a one-over 73 in Sunday’s final round of the University of Cincinnati Spring Invitational at the Plantation Golf Resort. As a team, Mercer posted a cumulative total of 307 on Sunday and finished eighth among the 23-team field.
March 26, 2011
Women’s Golf Holds Eighth Place Position at Univ. of Cincinnati Spring Invitational
CRYSTAL RIVER, Fla. – For the second-straight day, freshman Mary Alice Murphy recorded Mercer’s low round at the University of Cincinnati Spring Invitational. Murphy’s 74 on Saturday helped the team to a cumulative score of 304 and has the Bears in eighth place.
March 25, 2011
Women’s Golf Travels to University of Cincinnati Spring Invitational
MACON, Ga. – The Mercer women's golf team will continue its spring season as the Bears travel to Crystal River, Florida for the 2011 UC Spring Invitational. The event is the last regular-season tournament for the Bears before beginning post-season play with the Atlantic Sun Championship, April 11-13, at Victoria Hills GC in Deland, Florida.
March 25, 2011
Women’s Golf Eighth at University of Cincinnati Intercollegiate
CRYSTAL RIVER, Fla. – Freshman Mary Alice Murphy fired a Mercer low round of one-over 73 in the opening round of the University of Cincinnati Intercollegiate at the Plantation Golf Resort. As a team, Mercer’s opening round total of 307 places the team eighth in the 23-team field.
March 8, 2011
Bears Climb to 11th on Final Day of Barefoot at the Beach Invitational
MRTYLE BEACH, S.C. – The Mercer women’s golf team posted a team score of 309 on Tuesday, rising from a 13th place position to an 11th place finish on the final day of the Barefoot at the Beach Invitational. Freshman Lacey Fears led the team with a 73 (+1) as the Bears overtook both Appalachian State and Marshall in the team standings.
March 7, 2011
Women’s Golf 13th at Barefoot at the Beach Invitational
MRTYLE BEACH, S.C. – Freshman Mary Alice Murphy used a team-best 156 strokes in the opening 36 holes of the Barefoot at the Beach Invitational. As a team, Mercer’s two-round score of 641 places the team 13th entering Tuesday’s final round at the Davis Love Course.
March 6, 2011
Two Holes-in-One Prepare Bears for Barefoot at the Beach
Myrtle Beach, S.C. - After posting its second win of the 2010-11 academic year at the Coastal Georgia Collegiate, the Mercer women’s golf team is set for its next test at the Barefoot at the Beach event in Myrtle Beach, S.C. The tournament is hosted by the College of Charleston and will be played on the exclusive Davis Love golf course at the Barefoot resort.
March 6, 2011
First Round of Barefoot at the Beach Challenge Delayed
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Inclement weather postponed the start of the Barefoot at the Beach Challenge hosted by the College of Charleston. Due to the delayed start, the first round of competition was not completed on Sunday.
February 15, 2011
Women’s Golf Rallies to Win Coastal Georgia Invitational
St. Simons Isle, Ga. – Sophomore Aurelie Wiriath captured the individual title at the Coastal Georgia Invitational, defeating Shorter’s Greta Lange in a playoff hole after leading Mercer to a first-place finish at the event. As a team, Mercer finished the event with a two-round total of 646, edging Shorter by a single stroke.
February 14, 2011
Women’s Golf Third at Coastal Georgia Invitational
SEA ISLAND, Ga. – Freshman Lacey Fears fired a 78 to lead the Mercer on day one of the Coastal Georgia Invitational at the Retreat Golf Course. As a team, the Bears used 319 strokes on Monday and are third among the eight-team field.
February 13, 2011
Women’s Golf Ready for Coastal Georgia Invitational
Sea Island, GA - The Mercer women's golf team has completed preparation for its second tournament of the spring in this week’s Coastal Georgia Invitational in Sea Island, Ga. The competition will be played on the par-72, 6,000-yard Retreat Golf Course.
February 8, 2011
Women’s Golf Places Fifth at JU Classic
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Two Mercer women’s golfers fired final round 80’s as the Bears retained their fifth place position in the Jacksonville University Classic at Hidden Hills Country Club. Mercer’s fifth place finish came by virtue of a two-round total of 642.
February 7, 2011
JU Classic Second Round Washed Out
JACKSONVILLE, Ga. – Due to inclement weather, Monday’s second round of the Jacksonville University Classic has been cancelled. Originally scheduled for 54 holes of competition, the tournament has been shortened to 36 holes and will conclude Tuesday.
February 6, 2011
Women’s Golf Fifth at JU Classic
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Sophomore Aurelie Wiriath fired a three-over, 75 as the Mercer women’s golf team finished day one of the Jacksonville University Classic in fifth place. Mercer’s opening round total of 315 has the Bears just two strokes behind Florida Gulf Coast at the Hidden Hills Country Club.
February 5, 2011
Mercer Women’s Golf Team Travels to JU Classic
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Mercer women's golf team began practice for the spring season on January 11 and tees off competition Sunday at the Jacksonville University Classic.
January 24, 2011
Dolphins Squeak Past Bears in OT, Williams Nets 41
MACON, Ga. – Freshman guard Briana Williams netted a University Center record 41 points as the Bears fell in overtime to Jacksonville, 80-78 on Monday evening’s Atlantic Sun women’s basketball game.
December 21, 2010
Four Mercer Teams Recognized for 100% Graduation Rate
MACON, Ga. – Four Mercer sports teams (men’s tennis, women’s golf, women’s tennis, women’s cross country) have recently been recognized by the NCAA for a perfect 100% mark in the recently released graduation rate figures.
November 22, 2010
Women’s Golf Adds Sarah “Louie” Brown
Macon, GA – Mercer head women’s golf coach, Gary Guyer, is proud to announce the signing of Sarah “Louie” Brown of Severna Park, Md., to a National Letter of Intent. Brown currently attends and competes for Severn School and will join the team as a freshman in the fall of 2011.
October 31, 2010
Women’s Golf Finishes 14th at Lady Paladin Invitational
GREENVILLE, S.C. – The Mercer women’s golf team posted a team score of 325 Sunday to finish 14th at the Lady Paladin Invitational. Freshman Mary Alice Murphy carded an 80 on Sunday to post Mercer’s best finish, a tie for 30th place individually.
October 30, 2010
Women’s Golf Takes Sole Possession of 13th Place in South Carolina
GREENVILLE, S.C. – The Mercer women’s golf team recorded a team total of 326 on Saturday to finish round two in 13th place at the Lady Paladin Invitational. Freshman Mary Alice Murphy paced the Bears with her second-straight 79 at the event.
October 29, 2010
Women’s Golf 13th at Lady Paladin Invitational
GREENVILLE, S. C. – Freshman Mary Alice Murphy fired a 79 on the opening day of the Lady Paladin Invitational to help the Bears enter the clubhouse in 13th place. As a team, the Bears posted a cumulative total of 324 strokes on Friday.
October 10, 2010
Bears' 10th at Women's Golf Event
Mercer University’s women’s golf team finished in 10th place out of 14 teams at the LPGA Intl. Xavier Invitational, played at the LPGA Legends Course.
October 9, 2010
Bears Struggle in Day 2 of LPGA Intl. Xavier Invitational
Mercer tied for 10th place after 36 holes.
October 8, 2010
Bears on the Prowl After Day 1 at LPGA Intl. Xavier Invitational
After the first day of the LPGA International Xavier Invitational, the Mercer University women’s golf team finds itself right in the thick of things among the 14 participating teams.
October 8, 2010
Women’s Golf Heads to LPGA Invitational
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The Mercer University women’s golf team is set to compete in the Xavier LPGA Invitational at the Legends course at the LPGA International Golf Course. The 14-team field plays its practice round on Thursday in preparation for the three-day tournament.
September 20, 2010
Fears Captures EAT A PEACH Title as Womens Golf Wins Home Tournament
MACON, Ga. Mercer freshman Lacey Fears out-dueled Shorters Greta Lange in a playoff hole to capture her first collegiate career tournament win in Mondays final round of the 2010 EAT A PEACH Collegiate at Oak View Golf Course. As a team, Mercer shot a 300 in the final round, winning the event by 24 strokes over Shorter.
September 19, 2010
Womens Golf Leads Field at the EAT A PEACH Collegiate
MACON, Ga. Mercer freshman Lacey Fears carded a one-under, 71 on the first day of the Eat a Peach Collegiate to help the Bears enter the clubhouse in first place. Mercers day-one total of 294 has the Bears 17 strokes ahead of Flagler for the top spot.
September 17, 2010
Womens Golf to Host Third EAT A PEACH Collegiate
MACON, GA On Sept. 18-20, the Mercer womens golf team will host the third annual EAT A PEACH Collegiate women's golf tournament in Macon, Georgia. The 36-hole, two day event begins with Saturdays practice round at Oak View Golf Course and Country Club.
September 7, 2010
Murphy, Fears Finish in Top Ten at Chris Bannister Classic
GLENCOE, Ala. Mercer freshmen Mary Alice Murphy and Lacey Fears each finished in the top-10 individually standings as the Bears took a fourth-place finish at the Chris Bannister Classic at Silver Lakes Golf Course.
September 6, 2010
Womens Golf Third at Chris Bannister Classic
GLENCOE, Ala. The Mercer womens golf team recorded a cumulative team score of 307 in the second round of the Chris Bannister Classic on Monday. The Bears sit in third place, just five strokes off the pace of second place entering Tuesdays final round.
September 5, 2010
Fears Leads at the Chris Bannister Classic; Mercer Tied for Third
GLENCOE, Ala. Mercer freshman Lacey Fears fired an even-par 72 and leads all players at day one of the Chris Bannister Golf Classic at Silver Lakes Golf Course. As a team, Mercer is tied with Samford for third at the event.
August 31, 2010
Womens Golf Releases Schedule and Season Overview
Mercer womens golf head coach Gary Guyer announced the 2010-2011 schedule Tuesday, consisting of Bears four fall and five spring tournaments, culminating at the A-Sun Championship in Orlando.
July 22, 2010
Gardner Announces Coaching Staff Additions
MACON, Ga. Newly-hired Mercer womens basketball coach Susie Gardner recently announced the addition of three assistant coaches. Rhet Wierzba, Tiffany Swoffard and Amy Jones have all signed on to help lead the Bears in the 2010-11 campaign.