Competing in its first year in the Southern Conference, Mercer has had a good start on the road in the conference, and that has carried over to each team sport so far.
Each of Mercer's sports teams has won its road opener in conference play so far.
In the fall, the Mercer football team started things off with a 27-24 win at VMI. The volleyball team won 3-0 at The Citadel. The men's soccer team won 1-0 at VMI. The women's soccer team won 2-0 at Wofford.
That has carried over to the basketball season with the men's team winning 76-55 at UNC Greensboro and the women's team winning 68-51 on Saturday at East Tennessee State.