Wednesday, November 14, 2018
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Jim Ecker, President & Editor

Mount Mercy University - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

No. 7 Missouri Valley tops Mustangs

MARSHALL, Mo. - The Mount Mercy men's soccer team gave seventh-ranked Missouri Valley a tough match Tuesday night before falling, 3-1, in a Heart of America Conference contest in Marshall.

Duarte Leite pulled the Mustangs within 2-1 with a goal in the 72nd minute, but Missouri Valley countered in the 80th minute to keep Mount Mercy at bay.

The loss dropped Mount Mercy to 6-7-3 overall and 2-7-1 in the conference.



Mustangs kicked by Missouri Valley

MARSHALL, Mo. - Missouri Valley scored five unanswered goals Tuesday night and defeated Mount Mercy, 6-1, in a Heart of America Conference women's soccer match in Missouri.

Andrea Lopez scored for Mount Mercy on a penalty kick in the 14th minute to tie the match 1-1, but Missouri Valley responded four minutes later for a 2-1 lead that took the teams to halftime.

Missouri Valley tallied four more goals in the second half for the convincing victory, raising its records to 10-5-1 overall and 7-2-1 in the conference.



Lindstrom takes 3rd at NAIA Stampede

James Lindstrom of Mount Mercy finished third out of 276 runners at the NAIA Stampede cross country meet at Noelridge Park Saturday.

Olivet Nazarene won the championship in the 23-team men's competition. Philip Lagemann of the University of Saint Mary captured the 8K race in 25 minutes, 34.8 seconds. Lindstrom placed third in 26:02.1.

Colton Forster of Mount Mercy finished 14th. The Mustangs placed fifth in the team standings.



Baker trims Mount Mercy women

BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - The Mount Mercy women's soccer team was edged by  Baker, 2-1, in a Heart of America Conference match Saturday.

Andrea Lopez gave the Mustangs a 1-0 lead in the 54th minute, but  Baker tallied twice late in the game in the 80th minute and 84th  minute to claim the tight victory.



Mount Mercy men kicked by Baker

BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - The Mount Mercy men's soccer team was defeated by Baker, 5-1, in a Heart of America Conference match Saturday.

Baker grabbed a 3-0 lead before Souleymane Diallo countered for the Mustangs in the 79th minute. Baker responded with goals in the 82nd minute and 86th minute to seal victory.



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