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Mount Mercy University - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Mount Mercy boots Culver-Stockton in OT

CANTON, Mo. - Nikola Petrovic scored on a header in overtime Wednesday  to give the Mount Mercy men's soccer team a 3-2 victory over  Culver-Stockton in a Heart of America Conference match.

Kevin Kastl collected the assist on Petrovic's goal, which came in the  99th minute of the contest.

Culver-Stockton scored in the second minute of the match for a quick  1-0 lead for the only goal of the first half.

Will Hanigan tied the match for Mount Mercy in the 53rd minute of the  second half with an assist from Jonathan Scholes. Jose Leite gave the  Mustangs a 2-1 lead in the 64th minute with an assist from Kastl on a  corner kick, but Culver-Stockton tied the match 2-2 in the 72nd minute  to force overtime.



Mount Mercy golfers take 7th

NEWTON, Kan. - The Mount Mercy men's golf team finished seventh out of  12 teams at the Mid South Classic Tuesday at the Sand Creek Station  course in Kansas.

Philip Nelson, who was tied for first place after 36 holes, struggled  with an 80 and tied for 14th place in the individual standings at  4-over-par 220.

Wayland Baptist won the title at 13-under par for 54 holes. Johannes  Hounsgaard of Wayland Baptist took medalist honors at 7-under 209.



Nelson leads Mustangs at Mid South golf

NEWTON, Kan. - Philip Nelson of Mount Mercy is tied for first place  heading into the final day of the Mid South Classic at the Sand Creek  Station Golf Course in Kansas.

Nelson sits in a four-way tie for the lead at 4-under-par 140 after  shooting rounds of 71 and 69 Monday at the par-72 layout.

The Mustangs are in seventh place out of 12 teams.



Bozkan helps Mustangs boot Evangel

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Oguzhan Bozkan scored an unassisted goal in the  79th minute Saturday to snap a 1-1 tie and give the Mount Mercy men's  soccer team a 2-1 victory over Evangel in a Heart of America  Conference match in Missouri.

Evangel scored the first goal in the first half, but Rafael Passanha  tied the match for the Mustangs in the 51st minute with an assist from  Kevin Kastl.

Dane Lee made five saves for Mount Mercy.



Central Methodist spikes Mount Mercy

FAYETTE, Mo. - The Mount Mercy women's volleyball team was swept by  14th-ranked Central Methodist, 25-16, 25-12, 25-20, in a Heart of  America Conference match Saturday in Missouri.

Mackenzie Murphy led the Mustangs with eight kills and 10 digs.

Kayla Daggett had 26 assists. Gabi Delsing had 17 digs.



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