Peach State Sports Blog

Mercer’s Philp named freshman of year

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.