MCCC Athletics

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 basketball, cross country, soccer, and tennis, men's baseball, and women's softball. Some sports offer scholarship opportunities for student-athletes.

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 2015-2016 academic year, 234 student-athletes have earned NJCAA All-American honors (including 52 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 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.

MCCC Vikings Athletics


  • 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)
  • In 2015-2016, Mercer won 4 Garden State Athletic Conference titles (Baseball, Men's Soccer, Men's Tennis, and Softball) and 3 Region 19 Championships (Baseball, Men's Soccer, Men's Tennis). Men's Tennis finished 2nd at the NJCAA Division III National Championship, the best finish ever for the program. Baseball won the Northeast District title and advanced to the NJCAA Division II World Series.
  • Since 2010, Mercer has taken pride in 30 NJCAA All-Americans, including two two-time winners. Overall, Mercer boasts 231 All-Americans, including 52 two-time winners.

MCCC Vikings in the SpotlightRead about student athlete's success on and off the field!

Taylor Hawkes Read More
Taylor Hawkes
Women's Softball
The freshman outfielder was one of a pair of players (along with Paige Metz) who suited up for all 46 of the Lady Vikings regular and post-season contests. Her appearances added up in more ways than one: in addition to scoring 42 runs on 51 hits, she converted 28 putouts on 29 total chances in the outfield
Ronnie Voacolo Read More
Ronnie Voacolo
Men's Baseball
Ronnie Voacolo has been instrumental for the Mercer on the mound. He’s helped the Vikings to a solid 7-3 record in NJCAA Region XIX in 2019.
Nate Raccagno Read More
Nate Raccagno
Men's Lacrosse
Nate Raccagno is using his combination of height and speed to strengthen the Vikings defenses, having recovered 51 ground ball through nine games this season.

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