Men’s tennis, softball postseason runs come to close

Men’s tennis, softball postseason runs come to close

The softball and men’s tennis teams’ postseason runs ended last weekend after historic runs for both squads. After winning the ASC West, the men’s tennis team hosted the conference tournament for the first time in program history. The Comets opened the contest with a 5-0 victory against Ozarks on April 28,...

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The Challenges for Women in Sports

The Challenges for Women in Sports

Women face unequal access to jobs, lack of female role models in the field of athletics despite advances in gender equality The year was 1976 and for the first time, the state of Indiana was holding a girl’s high school basketball championship. For years, boys had gotten the chance to...

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Senior captain battles with injury

Senior captain battles with injury

As the pile of bodies continued to grow on top of him, he thought he was going to die. Nolan Harvey, a point guard for the men’s basketball team, had just hit a game-winning, three-point shot with less than a second left in overtime against Whitworth University in the second...

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Lacrosse team gets back in action

Lacrosse team gets back in action

Correction: In an earlier version of this article, Charles Shu’s name was incorrectly spelled. The Mercury regrets this error. The team showed up almost two hours early when the norm was to arrive an hour before the game started to warm up. They were setting the tone for the program...

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UTD V-Ball comes out on top over ETBU in tight match

UTD V-Ball comes out on top over ETBU in tight match

The volleyball team (7-2, 1-0 ASC) won its first conference home game against ETBU (1-8, 0-1ASC)  in five sets on Tuesday night, going 26-24, 23-25, 22-25, 26-24, and 15-11 in the last set. The game was tightly contested from the start, with ETBU winning two out of the first three...

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Baseball team heads to ASC tourney

Baseball team heads to ASC tourney

The baseball team will begin postseason play Wednesday, May 7, against the Sul Ross State Lobos at Concordia University in Austin. Concordia, who has the No. 1 seed in the tournament, will host the tournament as a reward for clinching the ASC’s regular season championship. The Comets, who finished the...

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Shooting for glory

Shooting for glory

A knockout championship tournament has its own energy and excitement that regular seasons fail to deliver. The men’s basketball team wrapped up the regular season title with a 19-1 ASC record — the program’s best ever — and captured the rights to host the championship tournament from Feb. 28 to...

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Underdog role where Comets best

The men’s basketball team is undefeated and with 12-0 in ASC play seems poised to hoist the ASC championship trophy. But, the team may be in the worst possible position if history has anything to say about it. With six home games out of the final 10 games, UTD seems...

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