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Mount Mercy University - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

McKinney shines for Mount Mercy

Dennis McKinney popped in seven 3-pointers and scored 26 points  Saturday as Mount Mercy defeated Evangel, 85-77, in the Heart of  America Conference opener at the Hennessey Recreation Center.

McKinney went 7-for-11 from distance and also grabbed nine rebounds in  his stellar performance. Bailey Basala tossed in four 3-pointers for  the Mustangs and finished with 16 points.

RoyShawn Webb contributed 12 points, six rebounds and six assists as  Mount Mercy raised its overall record to 4-1. Streeter McIlravey  finished with 10 points. Davion Watson had eight points and seven  rebounds.

The Mustangs led by 19 points with 13:45 remaining and held on for the  eight-point victory.



Mount Mercy women fall to Evangel

The Mount Mercy women's basketball team put up a good fight in the  first half Saturday, but the second half belonged entirely to Evangel.

Evangel blistered the Mustangs by 24 points in the second half for a  77-56 victory in the Heart of America Conference opener at the  Hennessey Recreation Center.

Mount Mercy led 31-28 at halftime, but the visitors owned the second  half 49-25.

Brianna Thomas scored 13 points for Mount Mercy (1-3, 0-1). Kyleigh  Milan added 10 points. Sofia Popp collected five assists and Taseandra  Parker grabbed seven rebounds.

Brianna Vogts scored 22 points for Evangel (2-2, 1-0).



Mount Mercy stung by Bees

DAVENPORT - The Mount Mercy men's basketball team suffered its first  loss of the season Wednesday night with an 80-65 setback to St.  Ambrose in Davenport.

The Mustangs, normally a good-shooting team, were only 5 for 27 on  3-pointers for 18.5 percent from distance.

RoyShawn Webb hit 8 of 11 shots from the field and led Mount Mercy  (3-1) with 19 points. Keishun Thomas scored 10 points and Davion  Watson grabbed 12 rebounds.

Isaiah Harvey scored 19 points for St. Ambrose (4-1).

Last Updated on Thursday, 14 November 2019 06:24



Mustangs spiked by Grand View

DES MOINES - The Mount Mercy women's volleyball team was swept by  11th-ranked Grand View, 25-23, 25-21, 25-12, in the semifinals of the  Heart of America Conference tournament in Des Moines Wednesday night.

The Mustangs finished the season with a 21-12 record.

Grand View (28-9) will meet Central Methodist (29-3) in the conference  championship match Saturday.



Cortes leads Mustangs to Heart title

FAYETTE, Mo. - Vanessa Cortes of Mount Mercy raced to victory in the  Heart of America Conference cross country meet Saturday and led the  Mustangs to the team championship.

Cortes covered the 5K course in 19 minutes, 25.4 seconds for a  convincing 18-second victory over Isabella Guerra of Benedictine.

Emily Erickson of Mount Mercy placed fifth, Andrea Ertz finished sixth  and Kelsi Huhndorf was eighth as the Mustangs had four runners finish  in the top-8. Jessica Ertz finished 29th for Mount Mercy to round out  the team scoring.

Mount Mercy finished with 49 points to edge Baker (54) and Benedictine  (56) for the title. The Mustangs earned an automatic berth to the NAIA  national meet Nov. 22 in Vancouver, Wash.


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