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Mount Mercy University - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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.



MidAmerica Nazarene sweeps Mustangs

OLATHE, Kan. - The Mount Mercy women's volleyball team was swept by MidAmerica Nazarene, 25-23, 25-23, 25-19, in a Heart of America Conference match Friday.

Maddie Bell topped the Mustangs with nine kills and Abbi Tunis had eight. Kayla Daggett finished with 26 assists.

Haley Stecklein made 20 digs. Gabi Delsing had 15 digs and Daggett had 10.



Harrington-Wara takes 5th for KCC golf

MORAVIA - Jacob Harrington-Wara of Kirkwood tied for fifth at the  Warrior Challenge Tuesday at the Rathbun Lake Golf Course in Moravia.

Harrington-Wara carded rounds of 73, 71 and 68 for a 54-hole score of  4-under 212. Harry Doig of Indian Hills claimed medalist honors at  10-under 206.

Roger Lianto and Philip Nelson of Mount Mercy tied for seventh place  at 2-under 214. Sterling McIlravy of Kirkwood finished ninth at  1-under 215 and James Morgan of Kirkwood tied for 10th at even-par 216.

Indian Hills won the team championship at 25-under 839. Kirkwood  placed third and Mount Mercy finished fourth out of six teams.

Kirkwood set a school record Tuesday with a final round of 11-under 277.



Mustangs roll in Heart opener

Jonathan Scholes collected a goal and two assists Tuesday as the Mount  Mercy men's soccer team blanked Clarke, 4-0, in the Heart of America  Conference opener at the Plaster Athletic Conference.

Kevin Kastl contributed one goal and one assist for the Mustangs. Adin  Turanovic and Duarte Leite also scored for Mount Mercy.

Dane Lee pitched a shutout in goal for the Mustangs by stopping the  only shot that came his way.

Mount Mercy raised its records to 4-2-1 overall and 1-0 in the league.  Clarke fell to 2-4 overall and 0-1 in the conference.



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