More than 2/3 of the SoCon's sponsored sports beat last year's averages
The Mercer Bears made their first appearance in the NCAA Women's Lacrosse Championship on Wednesday, falling at Wagner 13-9.
Mercer women's lacrosse player Lindsey Zeltwanger was named Student-Athlete of the Week, the league office announced Wednesday.
Mercer's matchup in the 2018 NCAA Tournament was revealed Sunday night, facing Wagner on Wednesday.
The Mercer Bears dominated the championship final against Furman on Saturday, defeating the Paladins 18-8 to clinch a berth to the 2018 NCAA Tournament.
The Southern Conference announced its April athletes of the month for baseball, men's and women's golf, men's and women's lacrosse, men's and women's outdoor track and field, softball and men's and women's tennis Friday.
The No. 4 Mercer Bears will meet the No.
The SoCon Women's Lacrosse Championship will begin with the semifinals on Thursday in Macon, Ga.
The 2018 SoCon Women's Lacrosse awards were announced on Tuesday, with Detroit Mercy sweeping the individual awards.
Detroit Mercy's Jessica Snyder and Allison McDonough were named the offensive and defensive players of the week, respectively, by the league office on Tuesday.
Detroit Mercy defeated Central Michigan and Furman topped Wofford.
Detroit Mercy claimed the No. 1 overall seed to the 2018 Women's Lacrosse SoCon Championship on Saturday. Central Michigan will be the No. 2 seed followed by Furman at No. 3 and Mercer at No. 4.