Mercer tennis player Sam Philp was named the Southern Conference Freshman of the Year on Wednesday.
Philp was also named to the all-freshman team and the all-conference second team at the No. 3 singles spot, while Arsav Mohanty was selected as the No. 5 singles player on the second team.
Philp finished 13-9 in singles play, including 6-2 in the No. 2 spot. Mohanty led Mercer with a 16-4 record and went 8-3 in the No. 5 spot.
The Bears finished the regular season with a 12-12 record.