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Mercer County Community College has enjoyed four decades of excellence in two-year college athletics. Mercer offers intercollegiate competition in men's and women's soccer, basketball, and tennis, men's baseball, women's softball, and women's cross country. Some sports offer scholarship opportunities for student-athletes.
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The Vikings are members of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA), Region XIX and the Garden State Athletic Conference (GSAC).

Mercer has won national championships in men's soccer (eight), women's tennis (four) and men's basketball (two). Entering the 2012-13 academic year, 201 student-athletes have earned NJCAA All-American honors (including 38 two-time winners), and hundreds more have gained Region XIX and GSAC honors. Since 2005, all nine of Mercer's teams have advanced in NJCAA national or district tournaments, and eight of the nine sports have captured Region 19 championships.

Many Mercer student-athletes successfully transfer with full-tuition scholarships to four-year schools throughout the United States.

In addition to their success on the playing field, Mercer student-athletes know that to further their collegiate career they must excel in the classroom. Each athlete must agree to academic monitoring and requirements. Progress reports are communicated between the athletic department and faculty advisors. Tutoring is available where necessary, and all support systems are offered to student-athletes to help them achieve academic success.


  • 4 women's tennis national championships (1999, 2000, 2002, 2005)
  • 8 men's soccer national championships (1963, 1968, 1982, 1988, 1991, 1995, 1996, 2004)
  • 2 men's basketball national championships (1973, 1974)
  • Since 2005, all nine sports teams have advanced to NJCAA National or District tournaments.
  • Men's soccer and baseball won Garden State Athletic Conference titles and women's tennis won a Region 19 title during the 2011-12 academic year.
  • Since 2009, 18 student-athletes have earned NCAA All-American honors, including two two-time winners. Overall, Mercer has 201 All-Americans, including 38 two-time winners.
  • MCCC Baseball Team Ranked Third Nationally
  • Baseball Alum Jesse Herrera to Bike Across Country for MCCC
  • Softball Team Moves Full Steam Ahead into April
  • Baseball Season Began With Inspiration From Former Mercer Player, Coach and MLB Veteran
  • Men's Basketball Season Wrap-up
  • Everythingís Coming Up Pink at MCCC Breast Cancer Awareness Fundraiser
  • Menís Basketball Team Combines Sports and Life Lessons on D.C. Trip
  • MCCC Baseball Team Lands Five on Top JUCO List; Releases Spring Schedule
  • Former MCCC Menís Basketball Player Nominated for National Service Award
  • Preview: Women's Basketball Season 2013-14
  • Preview: Men's Basketball Season 2013-14
  • MCCC Grad Sierra Downs Selected for NJCAA Lea Plarski Award
  • On Their Way: 33 Student Athletes Announce Transfer Plans
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    Player Recognition
  • Dean's List and Region 19 All Academic Team - Fall 2013
  • Garden State Athletic Conf. All Academic Team - Fall 2013

    Athlete of the Week

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