Paladins turned in impressive fall seasons in both men's and women's sports
The Mercer Bears traveled to Conway, South Carolina, to face the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers on Thursday in the first round of the NCAA Championship.
The Mercer Bears will take on Coastal Carolina in the first round of the NCAA Division I Men's Soccer Championship.
The Mercer Bears, led by the Most Outstanding Player Jeremy Booth, defeated UNCG 3-2 on penalty kicks in the SoCon Championship Final on Sunday.
Mercer topped ETSU 4-3 in penalty kicks and UNCG defeated Furman 3-2 in Friday's semifinal matchup of the men's soccer Southern Conference Championship.
The Men's Soccer Championship shifts to Greenville, South Carolina, this weekend. The semifinals will be played Friday at 3:30 and 6 p.m. Eastern, with the final Sunday at 1 p.m.
Furman's Laurence Wyke was named the Southern Conference Player of the Year, the league office announced Tuesday. ETSU head coach Bo Oshoniyi was named SoCon Coach of the Year.
Furman topped VMI and Mercer defeated Wofford to advance to the SoCon semifinals.
AOTM for football, cross country, rifle, soccer and volleyball selected
Furman goalkeeper Ben Hale was named the Southern Conference Men's Soccer Player of the Week, the league office announced Tuesday.
Furman ended the season with a 2-1 victory over UNCG.
For the second year in a row, the ETSU men's soccer team has won the regular-season title